Apple's 5G iPhone Sales in Japan Exploded in Q4 2020, boosting 5G Shipments in Japan to a 40-Fold increase from 2019
According to a new tech report from Taiwan today MM Research Institute, a Japanese ICT market research and consulting organization, released a survey report on the 18th and pointed out that in 2020 (April 2020 to March 2021), domestic smartphone shipments in Japan increased by 16.9% annually to 32.757 million. This Exceeded the 32.58 million in 2017, which set a record high.
According to the MM chief researcher, the iPhone 12 series 4 models launched by Apple in October and November 2020 all support 5G, boosted Japan's 5G smartphone shipments to erupt, and the shipment volume in 2020 will reach 11.011 million. This is a 40-fold increase (3,993%) from the 269,000 units in 2019, and its share of the total smartphone shipments jumped from 1% in 2019 to 33.6%, breaking the 30% barrier.
In terms of vendor shipments, during 2020, Apple’s iPhone swept nearly half of the Japanese smartphone market and continued to rank first, followed by Sharp, Samsung, Fujitsu and Sony.