Apple poised for big India push, but which phones will it flog?


Apple’s CEO tweets his thanks to Indian customers

There’s good reason Apple sees India as its next potential El Dorado. After all, the country has recently outstripped the US as the second-largest market for smartphones in the world at 220 million unique users and is also the fastest growing.

Almost overnight, India has become more pivotal than ever to Apple’s future, primarily because of the jitters that China’s uncertain growth has posed, not just to Apple but pretty much every other company on the planet. Of course, judging by Apple’s last blockbuster quarter in China where it posted a massive 99 percent fourth quarter revenue surge (YoY), any talk of a Chinese slump appears ludicrous.

And yet, Apple’s shares got pummelled in December and…

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