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Apple’s iPhone sales grow 8.6% quarter on quarter in GCC region

Newly released data from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows that shipments of mobile phones to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region grew 8.3% quarter on quarter (QoQ) in quarter four (Q4 2021 to total 6.10 million units. Apple saw its iPhone sales grow 8.6% QoQ on the back of strong demand for the iPhone 13.

CGG smartphone shipments were up 6.3% QoQ to 5.39 million units, while feature phone shipments grew 26.8% over the same period to 0.7 million units, according to IDC. In terms of value, the GCC smartphone market was worth $2.17 billion in Q4 2021, an increase of 12.5% QoQ, while the feature phone market totaled $15.07 million, up 32.1%.

Samsung led the GCC smartphone market in terms of shipments in Q4 2021 with 45% share. The vendor posted 9.4% QoQ growth in shipments as supply improved, especially for key entry-level models. Second place Apple has 19.0% share.

Article provided with permission from AppleWorld.Today
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