To address the fall, Apple has suggested it will offer new financing and phone replacement services, while the iPhone XR could be discounted in some markets to offset the strengthening USA dollar. Smartphones sales dropped to below 100 million units in China in Q4 2018 as the launch of iPhone XR and the promotional efforts of Single's Day shopping festival failed to generate important sales, researchers said. Although it did not specifically name any markets, analysts have widely anticipated an official price cut for the iPhones in China as authorised third-party vendors like JD.com are already selling the new iPhones at up to 20 per cent price reduction.
Apple is reportedly trying to address the price factor with discounts and carrier subsidies, but it remains to be seen how these efforts will reflect in terms of sales of the 2018 iPhone generation. Apple still provides total revenue by region, though, and its "Greater China" sales - including Taiwan and Hong Kong - were down 27% annually to $13 million, according to CNBC. Apple also didn't seem to work on its Chinese marketing plans -- an area that needs constant updating. The Chinese slowdown was also the driving factor behind Apple's first revenue outlook cut in nearly two decades. Mr Cook however emphasised the long haul, highlighting 19 per cent growth in services revenue.
Huawei, which briefly surpassed Apple to become the world's second-biggest smartphone brand in 2018, remains the runaway leader at home. The Chinese tech giant saw its shipments in the homeland increase by 23.3 percent during the most recent quarter, pushing its local market share to an impressive 29 percent.
'Breaking Bad' sequel movie reportedly coming to AMC, Netflix
Instead of airing on AMC first, the movie will likely debut on Netflix first, then air in primetime on AMC sometime after that. The logline, reported by the Albuquerque Journal last fall, follows the escape of a kidnapped man and his quest for freedom.
Anthony Joshua announces NY world title fight
Fans for years have clamored for a Joshua-Wilder fight, and a Joshua-Fury fight would be massive in the U.K. If Joshua defeats Miller, he'd keep alive one of those bouts in the near term.
Justin Bieber to seek treatment for depression, cause revealed
It all sets him off and he often feels like everyone is out to get him", said a source who has known Bieber since he was a teen. Earlier this month newlyweds Justin and Hailey opened about married life in a candid joint interview for Vogue magazine .
Oppo and Vivo are also ahead of Apple thanks to minor increases, while Xiaomi saw shipments fall by 35 per cent. Xiaomi, which is expanding into Europe, now has 10 per cent of the market.
The industry is now counting on innovations such as foldable screens, 3D cameras and 5G-ready phones to revitalise the market. Xiaomi's domestic rival, Huawei Technologies Co.
"The domestic smartphone market environment in 2019 doesn't look very optimistic", IDC senior analyst Wang Xi said in the report.
It is the first time Apple has addressed the app after it declined to respond to INSIDER's repeated requests for comment. This system also alerts "guardians" when the subject is moving towards a certain location (e.g.an airport) via SMS.
Up to 86,000 women in their thirties with a family history of breast cancer should receive annual mammograms, researchers say. Women with a family history of breast cancer or other risk factors are often advised to be screened before 40.
Founder Bas Lansdorp, confirmed the news to Engadget and told the publication he was "working to find a solution". After all, Mars One itself isn't an engineering firm, and has no operations in building space craft.
Cosby's been trying to stop him from drinking coffee for 55 years and it took this to stop him from drinking coffee". In the TV interview, Wyatt states that Cosby is in "mentally strong". "Now the amusing part about it [is] Mrs.
You need to be logged in to see it, but on the Ubisoft Club website, the game is clearly listed as coming to the Switch. Noticeably, many thought it was odd that the Nintendo Switch wouldn't be a destination for the remaster as well.
Toni jumped in and concluded the speech by saying "his voice was his vision and his music was his peace". She walked the carpet alongside her brother, Christopher , and their mother/Cornell's widow Vicky.
Luckily, no one was hurt , despite the evident stupidity and blatant disregard for others that we see in this video. Zoia is charged with mischief endangering life, mischief endangering property and common nuisance.
A representative for the 69-year-old actor said on Monday that Gere and his wife, Alejandra Silva, 35, have welcomed a baby boy. His spokesman confirmed the news on Tuesday but did not provide the baby's name, place or date of birth.
Solari faces decisions as Real prepare for Ajax trip
But it started confidently and Tadic almost gave Ajax the lead, his 26th-minute shot hitting the post after beating Courtois. With an impending move to La Liga, Ten Hag said it was natural that De Jong would want to impress against Real .
Spyro Reignited Trilogy Could Be Coming to Nintendo Switch
Spyro Reignited Trilogy released on Xbox One and PS4 in November 2018, but there was no announcement of a Switch release. The Reignited Trilogy seems to be following the same release date path as the Crash Bandicoot N' Sane Trilogy .
At least 20 Guard personnel killed in Iran bombing
A bomb attack on a Revolutionary Guards bus in Iran's Sistan and Baluchestan Province Wednesday killed some 40 people. In 2018, the Guards launched missiles at an Iranian Kurdish armed opposition group in northern Iraq .
Amy Schumer Lands Second Netflix Special
Last year, she starred in I Feel Pretty , a blockbuster comedy tackling body shame and body positivity. Taking a bite out of a delicious looking chocolate-glazed donut, Schumer than continued with her news.
Browns add Kareem Hunt
I also understand the expectations that the Browns have clearly laid out and that I have to earn my way back to the NFL . I see a lot of men of character who commit egregious acts. "He was forthright about the lie that he told", Dorsey said .
NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years
Despite NASA engineers' best efforts to get a response via radio channels, its last communication was on June 10, 2018. NASA's Opportunity rover mission was one of the most successful and enduring feats of interplanetary exploration.
Red Bull 2019 F1 vehicle launch
What do you make of the new Red Bull challenger and do you think Honda will help them scale new heights this season? Red Bull have dished out a new and refreshing livery for the winter testing next week.
Veterans will soon have access to VA medical records on iPhone
User data stored on Apple's Health app is encrypted and accessible only to the iPhone user via their passcode, Touch, or Face ID. Soon veterans will be able to access their aggregated records from the VA right from their iPhone's pre-installed Health app.