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Apple’s 5G iPhone 12 helps set new smartphone shipment record in Japan

May 20, 2021


Apple has dominated the Japanese smartphone market for the past decade, but the recent iPhone 12 launch has proven so successful that it recently helped set an all-time shipment record.

The iPhone 12 line accounted for over half of Japan’s 5G phone shipments

The MM Research Institute has released a report, cited by Taiwan’s Technews outlet, that reveals that domestic smartphone shipments in Japan increased 16% year-on-year in the period that ran from April 2020 to March 2021.

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