iPhone 15 sales pace slower than iPhone 14 in China

Samantha Wiley
By Samantha Wiley - Senior News Editor

Counterpoint Research recently published a report about how iPhone 15 sales are slower compared to its predecessor.

The research firm posted that iPhone 15 sales are 4.5% slower in the first 17 days of launch. Jefferies analysts echoed the sentiment, claiming that the drop is at a ‘sharper double-digit percentage’ Initial demand for the newest flagship phone appears to be beating initial expectations, but a few weeks after it seems that the iPhone 15 can’t keep up.


The iPhone 15 launch coincided with the Mate 60 Pro’s launch a few weeks after, which probably hurt the sales expectations. In the same period, the Chinese company apparently outsold Apple’s hardware, coupled with a rumor of a sales ban for the Apple product.

Counterpoint suggested several factors, including the Chinese economy recovering post-COVID. It’s worth noting that Apple has enjoyed brisk sales in the US. Jefferies analysts suggest that Huawei will continue to grow its market share in the region and affect iPhone sales.

By Samantha Wiley Senior News Editor
Samantha is a senior news editor at iLounge. She has been covering the technology industry for over five years, writing about Apple, Google, and other major companies. Samantha has also worked as a reporter and editor for several other publications.