Apple has suffered a major drop in iPad sales in China for the last quarter, according to analysts, with local rival Huawei overtaking Apple as the biggest tablet brand in the country, despite an overall slump in tablet sales for the period.
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Apple's sales of iPhones in the first calendar quarter of 2020 were down by only 1% in a China market that contracted by 22% year-over-year, as buyers rapidly shifted to online orders and enthusiastically bought iPhone 11 models.
As Apple deals with interruption of the COVID-19 epidemic in China, its Android competitors face all the same issues; except that they make far less money and operate on much thinner margins across fragile shipment volumes.
Research claims that while the entire market's smartphone profits declined by around a tenth in 2019, Apple continued to dominate with 66% of all profits and the nearest competitor being Samsung on just 17%.
Figures from market research groups trying to estimate how many iPhones Apple is selling "simply aren't any good," according to Neil Cybart, the Above Avalon analyst who most accurately modeled the company's revenues and earnings for the quarter.
Apple builds products that last, and many users have iPads that still work but no longer can handle the resource-heavy iPadOS 16. Although it isn't obvious, there's a way to download old versions of apps that function on your iPad.
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