China’s smartphone market could be nearing its saturation point. Overall the Chinese smartphone market grew by 3.4 percent in 2015. It is the slowest rate to date.
In the last quarter, iPad unit sales declined by 25 percent, while Mac unit sales were down 4 percent.
Apple’s base of installed devices has now passed 1 billion. That’s nearly one for every seven people on the planet.
Tech pundit Eric Shiffer on Apple’s place in China
Eric Schiffer spoke to CCTV America about Apple’s measure of success in China. Schiffer brands himself as a tech expert, and currently acts as Chairman and CEO of Patriarch Equity, and serves as chairman of Reputation Management Consultants. Shiffer was also prominently listed as a Top Bachelor in Cosmopolitan Magazine.