backtop


Print 16 comment(s) - last by aharris02.. on Aug 2 at 10:37 AM

Apple looks to try to reinvigorate sales

Q2 proved a rarity.  Usually it was Apple, Inc. (AAPL) who left analysts moderately bullish forecasts looking like silly bears.  But in Q2 Apple saw the analysts scoring a win, as its sales fell short of expectations.

It hopes to right the ship with the iPhone 5, which according to numerous sources is rumored to be announced on Sept. 12.  An October or late September launch will likely follow.

Much is already known about the iPhone 5, Apple's sixth generation smartphone.  It will pack a bigger screen, an LTE modem, more DRAM, and a slightly faster processor.  But it offers much less improvements in the user interface department managing only baby steps with iOS 6.

As Google Inc. (GOOG) begins to roll out devices with the super-slick Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" on board, it remains to be seen whether Apple's modest hardware upgrades and bare-bones software updates are enough to keep up. 

Sources: All Things D, iMore



Comments     Threshold


This article is over a month old, voting and posting comments is disabled

By aharris02 on 8/2/2012 10:37:25 AM , Rating: 2
quote:
Is apple really going to have those type of sales for a minor upgrade from iPhone4/4s?


Yes.

People always have an opinion about sales, but regardless of what the experts, Apple haters, or Apple fanboys say, Apple always sells boat-loads of their phones.

And as an iPhone 4 user, I'm ready for a speed & screen boost to my device. New games on iOS are using graphics that tax my CPU enough to justify the upgrade. Also ready to switch from AT&T to Sprint.


"This is about the Internet.  Everything on the Internet is encrypted. This is not a BlackBerry-only issue. If they can't deal with the Internet, they should shut it off." -- RIM co-CEO Michael Lazaridis














botimage
Copyright 2014 DailyTech LLC. - RSS Feed | Advertise | About Us | Ethics | FAQ | Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information | Kristopher Kubicki