Surprisingly the iPhone 4s is the most successful mobile phone in Japan. Why surprisingly? Well Japan is not known for their love for foreign high-tech products. In 2009 the very well-known magazine Wired stated this as the main reason why the iPhone didn’t become a success there. Somehow the iPhone suddenly became the best selling phone in the country.
Apple’s iPhone market share in Japan grew to 26,6 percent during October to December last year. Compare that with the market shares from Fujitsu (18,3 percent) and Sharp (15,7 percent) and you’ll know why this is a surprise. Apparently Apple’s magic works in every part of the world.
Source: Mainichi Daily News