Featured Articles

IHS teardown reveals Galaxy S5 BOM

IHS teardown reveals Galaxy S5 BOM

Research firm IHS got hold of Samsung’s new flagship smartphone and took it apart to the last bolt to figure out…

More...
Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 available selling well

Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 available selling well

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 has finally gone on sale and it can be yours for €699, which is quite a lot of…

More...
Intel lists Haswell refresh parts

Intel lists Haswell refresh parts

Intel has added a load of Haswell refresh parts to its official price list and there really aren’t any surprises to…

More...
Respawn confirms Titanfall DLC for May

Respawn confirms Titanfall DLC for May

During his appearance at PAX East panel and confirmed on Twitter, Titanfall developer Respawn confirmed that the first DLC pack for…

More...
KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 gained a lot of overclocking experience with the GTX 780 Hall of Fame (HOF), which we had a chance to…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 29 January 2008 11:59

One in four iPhones unlocked

Written by Fudzilla staff

Image

About 1 million units unaccounted for


According
to Bernstein Research analyst, Toni Sacconaghi, roughly one-fourth of all iPhones in the U.S. have been unlocked.

Approximately 1.45 million iPhones were unaccounted for at the end of last year, although it's believed that AT&T has some 480,000 units in stock; this leaves almost a million out and about, working on other networks. Sacconaghi claims that the unexpectedly high number will put pressure on AT&T to change its business model.

Both AT&T and Apple have declined to comment on the findings, although Apple executives admitted last week that the number of unlocked phones was "significant."

If the trend continues, Apple might miss its revenue and profit goals, but if Apple cracks down on unlocked phones it might end up hurting its sales goals, as well, so it's a lose-lose scenario for Apple in any case.

More here.
Last modified on Wednesday, 30 January 2008 03:03
blog comments powered by Disqus

To be able to post comments please log-in with Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments