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iPhone 7 Plus took 40% of overall iPhone 7 sales, suggests Apple will continue feature differentiating the models

The decision to place the dual-lens camera on the iPhone 7 Plus only may have been due to space constraints, but the iPhone maker is also improving its bottom line by doing so. Cowen & Co sales estimates cited by the WSJ suggests that the iPhone 7 Plus had a whopping 40% of all iPhone 7 sales. For comparison, the firm says that only 17% of iPhone 6…

Analyst: Apple Pay usage grew 50% in 2016

Apple doesn’t usually reveal numbers in regards to Apple Pay usage, however consumer spending analytics company TXN has pulled data from over three million customers. It says that analysts who specialize in credit card bills from banks note that Apple Pay usage grew 50% in 12 months, ending in December 2016. TXN has also revealed that Duane Reade and…

Analyst: iPhone 8 will outsell the iPhone 6 by a landslide

Every analyst this year is predicting that the 2017 iPhone will be the biggest yet, with the sales figures to top the iPhone 6 launch back in 2014. However, Nomura says that even that claim is a bit underwhelming. As most customers know, the iPhone 6/Plus saw huge sales figures as customers have been wanting large-screened smartphones for quite…

iPhone 7 launch to face supply shortages

Apple will be facing supply shortages ahead of the iPhone 7 launch, according to a report from Nikkei. Apple may need to contend with a supply shortage of the soon-to-be-released new model of its iPhone during the first round of the rollout, due to problems with faulty components… “If Apple sticks to its launch schedule from last year, there may not…

Analyst claims 8M Apple Music subscribers, 20M by end of year 2016

A respected music industry analyst claims that Apple Music will hit 8 million subscribers by the end of this year, and will hit 20 million subscribers by the end of 2016, reports Music Business Worldwide. Speaking in just raw numbers, Apple Music will still be behind the industry leader Spotify by the end of next year. But that’s not necessarily…