via kei_shimadaon iPhone 3G/3GS most popular smartphones in Japan An August 2009 survey conducted by Kakaku.com shows that Softbank has a winner on their hands in the form of Apple’s iPhone. 21.5% of survey respondents own smartphones. Not too surprising was that 73.6% of smartphone owners browse more. Most interesting perhaps was the most popular smartphone … [...]
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Japan’s 3rd largest carrier, Softbank Corp, signed up 115,100 new subscribers in August leapfrogging the island nation’s largest carrier NTT DoCoMo Inc. with 112,900 new subs, and KDDI, the second largest carrier, with 77,800 new customers. Softbank is currently Japan’s sole iPhone provider and it’s a safe bet that Apple’s popular smartphones (3G and 3GS) helped [...]
iPhone is doing better in Japan than Wired.com expected … much better! Nikkei.net has posted a report on Japanese tech market research company’s (BCN’s) survey of Japanese handset sales. This was not just a tiny sampling. 2,300 stores that sell mobile phones participated in the BCN survey. The results? In the smartphone category, the iPhone 3G [...]
iPhonAsia stumbled upon a new blog focusing on iPhone in Japan. This blog has no contact info or authorship attribution and only one post. But we liked what we read and you might also. Excerpt: With all the talk that the Japanese cellphone market will never go for Apple’s iPhone, take note of data from Yano Economic [...]
macnn/electronista KDDI hit by iPhone 3G’s Japan launch EXCERPT: Japanese wireless carrier KDDI has seen its growth stifled in July primarily by the iPhone 3G launch the same month, according to a report from the company itself. The company’s subscriber growth was near flat at just 17,000 new users for the month and saw the first month KDDI has known where [...]