Apple’s iPhone 4S has launched in 2011 but that was not accompanied. Apple has overtaken Sharp last year and ended the six year reign of that company. Now, Apple is top brand name in Japanese electronic market.
The research director at Counter Point, Piter Richardson has stated that Japan is once again considered as Galapagos Island. It has become an isolated terrain in terms of hand-held devices and mobile app development( http://www.rootinfosol.co.uk/
Other market of the world is far behind from this technology. Nearly it is impossible for any foreign technology to meet with the advancement of the cellular technology of Japan. Any other technology fails to penetrate in Japanese market. Motorola and Nokia both had failed to this. But the situation has changed with the wave of smart phones in present days. Now, it is clear that a Japanese market is same as other market of the world that can change for the better or worse.
Counterpoint Research also noted that the foreign mobile phone brand like Samsung, HTC and LG covers 50 percent of the market during last quarter of the year 2012. The research reports also show that even a Chinese brand Huawei have seen a three fold increase in sales even in short period.
The research reports are showing changes in market trend and it also changing the trend of mobile app development.