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Topic: iPhone 4S

Apple pulls all 3G iOS devices but iPhone 4S from German online store

02/03/2012, 08:02 am

Apple has removed all 3G/UMTS-capable iPad and iPhone models from its German online store in response to an injunction based on a wireless standard FRAND patent owned by Motorola Mobility.

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iPhone's 36% of Q4 global handset revenue accelerates industry growth

02/02/2012, 07:02 pm

New data shows that Apple accounted for 36 percent of worldwide mobile phone revenue and 74 percent of industry EBIT in the fourth quarter of 2011, with the iPhone taking more than a quarter of the entire smartphone market.

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Samsung target of official EU antitrust probe

01/31/2012, 05:01 pm

The European Commission announced on Tuesday that it has opened a formal investigation to decide whether Samsung's use of standard-essential FRAND patents as leverage in high profile cases, such as the company's worldwide battle with Apple, violates EU antitrust laws.

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China Telecom confirms upcoming iPhone 4S launch could come as early as Feb.

01/31/2012, 12:01 am

China's third-largest wireless carrier confirmed on Monday the imminent launch of the iPhone 4S on its network and suggested that it could begin selling the device as early as the end of February or the beginning of March.

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Rumor: Handset vendors waiting for iPhone 4S demand to cool before releasing new models

01/30/2012, 10:01 pm

International smartphone vendors, including Samsung, HTC, Nokia and LG, are rumored to be waiting until the second quarter to release new handset models in order to avoid direct competition with Apple's hot-selling iPhone 4S.

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Apple Hong Kong instates iPhone lottery to combat rowdy scalpers

01/30/2012, 01:01 pm

Faced with an influx of grey marketers and incidents of repeated violence over sales of the iPhone 4S in Hong Kong, Apple has turned to a safer, more secure system for divvying out new stock of the handset to customers each day.

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Apple predicted to sell up to 40M iPhones on China Mobile, China Telecom in 2013

01/30/2012, 03:01 am

Investment bank Morgan Stanley believes Apple will partner up with both China Telecom and China Mobile "over the next year" to make its iPhone available on all three Chinese carriers, a move that could bring incremental sales of as many as 40 million units next calendar year.

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German court dismisses second Samsung patent suit against Apple

01/27/2012, 07:01 am

In an early morning ruling on Friday, the Mannheim Regional Court dismissed the second of five 3G/UMTS standards patent suits Samsung leveled against Apple.

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Apple's iPhone believed to account for record 8% of global mobile phone market

01/27/2012, 01:01 am

Even as Apple appears to have retaken the top spot among smartphone makers during the fourth quarter of 2011, a new analysis claims the iPhone made up 8.3 percent of the worldwide mobile phone market during the same period.

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Apple reclaims title of world's largest smartphone maker after blowout quarter

01/26/2012, 10:01 pm

Apple overtook Samsung in the fourth quarter of 2011 to grab the top spot among global smartphone makers, earning 23.9 percent of the market with sales of 37 million iPhones, according to one set of estimates.

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iPhone 4S accounts for 90% of US iPhone sales, 42% of customers break contract to buy

01/26/2012, 04:01 pm

Despite the customary price drop of Apple's last generation iPhone 4 and the free-on-contract iPhone 3GS, the company's newest handset dominated sales and has seen strong numbers not only from early adopters, but "conventional" smartphone users as well.

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More than 80% of smartphones activated at AT&T were Apple's iPhone

01/26/2012, 09:01 am

Apple's first carrier partner remains its strongest, as AT&T revealed on Thursday that it activated a record 7.6 million iPhones over the holiday 2011 quarter.

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New Motorola suit seeks injunction against Apple's iPhone 4S, iCloud

01/25/2012, 03:01 pm

Motorola Mobility has filed a new U.S. lawsuit, presumably with approval from Google, against Apple, seeking an injunction against the newly released iPhone 4S as well as the iCloud service.

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Massive holiday quarter pushes iPhone sales past Android in US

01/25/2012, 12:01 pm

Apple's share of smartphones sold in the U.S. doubled in the fourth quarter of 2011, pushing iPhone sales just past the myriad of devices that run Google's Android platform.

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iPhone vs. Android a tight race but iPad puts iOS 'way ahead' in mobile OS war

01/24/2012, 07:01 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook outlined his thoughts on the company's iOS device performance during Q1 2012 and sees iPhone sales momentum closing the gap with rival handsets running Google's Android platform, while iPad and iPod touch are in a league of their own.

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Verizon's 4.2M Q4 iPhone activations were more than half of its smartphones

01/24/2012, 12:01 pm

Verizon on Tuesday revealed its quarterly earnings for the fourth quarter of 2011, in which it sold 7.7 million smartphones, 4.2 million of which were iPhones.

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Sony's next-gen camera sensor could allow Apple to make thinner iPhones

01/23/2012, 03:01 pm

Sony, which builds the camera modules used by Apple in the iPhone 4S, has announced a smaller next-generation CMOS image sensor that could allow for even thinner iPhone models in the future.

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64GB iPhone 4S takes 21% of sales, 36% of iPhone buyers come from another platform

01/23/2012, 10:01 am

A new survey of recent iPhone customers found that 21 percent of iPhone 4S buyers chose Apple's highest capacity 64-gigabyte model, while 36 percent of users migrated from another platform like Android, BlackBerry or Palm.

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Briefly: Canadian Galaxy Tab sale, Camera-free iPhones in Singapore

01/20/2012, 06:01 pm

Samsung has instituted a temporary sale for its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Canada to boost sales while Singapore carrier M1 is now officially carrying camera-less iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S models following a premature launch earlier in January.

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China Telecom iPhone launch nears as Apple receives vital network license

01/20/2012, 02:01 am

One of the final obstacles to the arrival of Apple's iPhone on the China Telecom network has been removed with the news that a Chinese regulatory agency has granted a network access license for the handset.

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