His answer was not to report the amount of damage done and not break out detailed numbers on iPhone shipments in its quarterly results.
But as per a report from IDC, Apple iPhone sales fell no less than 19.9 percent during the December quarter, with Apple becoming the fourth smartphone brand in China.
It wasn't just Apple that got whacked, though, as China's entire smartphone market shrunk almost 10% in the quarter, lending credence to Apple officials saying that the drop was related to overall conditions in China. For the iPhone, revenue dropped 15 percent to $51.98 billion.
"The imbalance between the increasingly severe domestic market environment and Apple's high product unit price has led to the declines of iPhone shipments in Chinese market", the company as quoted as saying by the SCMP. A slowing economy, lengthening replacement times and the iPhone's hefty price tag contributed to the USA giant's decline, IDCsaid according to a Bloomberg report said.
As such, Apple's Chinese market share declined from about 13% to 11.5%, year-over-year. But when it comes to India, there have been multiple reports that Apple may start manufacturing more smartphones in the country. To compensate for the loss, Apple is trying to replace phone sales with revenue from services. Apple also didn't seem to work on its Chinese marketing plans -- an area that needs constant updating. Both companies have seen a slump in shipments in China, and have been the worst performing among top five smartphone makers. Its shipments plummeted nearly 35% because of inventory corrections and an internal restructuring, IDC said.
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But just before the hour mark Benzema made the breakthrough with his 60th Champions League goal on his 450th Real appearance. Ramos will play his 600th game as a Real Madrid defender on Wednesday and Solari hailed his captain's influence on the team.
Fifth-ranked Xiaomi, a Chinese name that experienced rapid growth just before its 2018 initial public offering, incurred a 34.9 per cent plunge in shipments due to inventory corrections and an internal restructuring, IDC said.
China's smartphone market does not look bright this year, said Wang Xi, a China analyst at IDC.
IDC said: "5G phones will still comprise only a very small portion of the overall market".
"We've a long way to go before they become mainstream", IDC said.
We are working with the Thoroughbred Breeders Association and wider Newmarket community to attempt to contain the issue'. Should the decision be taken to return to racing tomorrow, declarations for any fixtures staged will be this morning.
" There's nothing wrong with being gay ", Root appeared to say, before turning his back on the fiery quick. He was reprimanded and handed a warning by on-field umpires over the use of abusive language.
A horrific scene unfolded in a small Texas town outside Dallas where two children were found locked inside a dog cage together. They went inside and found two children locked in the kennel and two others who were malnourished and covered in feces.
On Monday, the agency released an unclassified report on the security threat to the US's dominance in space. DIA forecasts the space industry to continue expanding as more countries gain increased access to space.
It's a sustainable approach that creates more commercial opportunities, which is necessary for long-term human space exploration'. The space agency's administrator also added that initial plans of this ambitious project will begin by next week.
He said the team members didn't even bother waiting around to even see if word came back from space - they knew it was hopeless. However Opportunity lasted a lot longer than this - 15 years - and set a roaming record of 28 miles (45km).
Shortly before his daughter was due to Wednesday Harry, Thomas staged paparazzi photos of himself preparing for the wedding. Talking of Samantha , she is reportedly making as much as $10,000 off the nearing birth of the royal baby.
The Ravens have reportedly struck a deal to send QB Joe Flacco to the Denver Broncos , according to industry reports. Flacco , 34, is a former Super Bowl MVP, but he's largely underwhelmed since Baltimore's championship season in 2012.
He has been charged with falsifying financial reports by under-reporting his compensation and with breach of trust. Otsuru said he was meeting Ghosn regularly for several hours at a time, describing his then-client as focused.
In its response, NHS England spokesperson assured to consider the possible changes to the screening programme in the review. The advances include better understanding of the science behind breast cancer and more targeted treatments.
Reddit raises $300M in finance round led by China's Tencent
Reddit is ranked among the most visited USA websites, and has more than 138,000 "communities" for discussions on various topics. Reddit has also actively worked to clean up the platform, once flooded with trolls and inappropriate content.
Red Bull 2019 F1 auto launch
Red Bull have unveiled their first Honda-powered Formula 1 vehicle , with Max Verstappen driving the initial laps at Silverstone. The Silver Arrows and Red Bull will share use of Silverstone on Wednesday for shakedown runs of their 2019 cars.
Bill Cosby: 'Prison is an amazing experience'
For the full video interview check here. "He doesn't want people to try to exploit (Camille) and his daughters if they visit". Cosby's been trying to stop him from drinking coffee for 55 years and it took this to stop him from drinking coffee".
China's Xi Jinping to meet top U.S. trade officials
American warships have also sailed through the strait separating mainland China from democratically run Taiwan. Chinese and USA officials will hold high-level talks this week aimed at halting their damaging trade war.