20 Jan '12, 10am

Samsung could gain from China's iPhone shortage

BEIJING - Apple is missing out on Chinese New Year sales and giving competitors a potential boost after pulling all iPhones from company stores during the nation's most important gift-giving season. Apple stopped selling all handsets at its five China outlets on Jan 13 after customers pelted the flagship store in Beijing with eggs because it would not open on the first day of sales for the iPhone 4S. The online store in China also sold out of the device. The one-week holiday, which begins Jan 23, generated US$64 billion (S$81.4 billion) in retail sales last year, according to government statistics. Clearing iPhones from shelves in the 10 days leading into the Year of the Dragon may help Samsung and other competitors using Google's Android software increase their footholds in the world's largest mobile-phone market. "A large portion of Chinese New Year sales are about havin...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/EDC120120-0000121/Samsun...

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