Bad News for iPhone App Developers
Hey Apple, Have you exhausted the magic of Steve Jobs? Is it an effect of the new grind to the world economy? Or is it simply that consumers are waiting for the company pull out your new mobile phone, the iPhone 5, expected for the fourth quarter?
The market bid for a third explanation for the poor results of the worlds most valuable company by market capitalization, Apple . But the truth is that, after two consecutive quarters in which he had sprayed the forecasts of analysts, the apple company has not met expectations this time.Between April and June 8800 Apple won millions of dollars 7,228,000 euros. Is 22% more than the same period last year but lower by about 15% expected by the market.
The disappointment has also been twofold .The Californian company has lowered its forecasts for the fourth quarter by about 25% relative to market expectations. Significantly, most of the increase in sales occurred outside the United States.The main burden of the company has been its flagship product, the iPhone . Between April and June, the company produced only 26 million units this mobile phone, nine million less than in the previous quarter.
The market had a slow sales, but not so large.As recently estimated sales of 29 million iPhones, three more than they have occurred. By contrast, sales of iPhone are fired, with 17 million units, up 45% on the previous quarter .Industry analysts estimate that the drop in iPhone sales are because consumers are waiting to come out the new model range, the iPhone 5, which is supposed to appear in the fourth quarter.So will the real test to see how Apple is working without Steve Jobs, who left Apple address 11 months ago and died in October 2011.