iPhone Impact

Apple's new iPhones are significantly more expensive, which some in Japan see as a good thing for the economy.

Japan Market Pulse

Pricey new iPhones seen as antidote to 'deflationary mindset'

Investors shift attention to companies with premium pricing power

  • Samsung's answer to iPhone X: foldable smartphone

    Pioneering tech in the works critical to stay atop industry as competition closes in

  • New iPhones highlight waning clout of Japanese parts makers

    South Korean, Taiwanese suppliers to provide key components for new features

  • iPhone X has to excite Asia, but will it?

    Region's consumers are getting used to less expensive smartphones

  • Foxconn plans new smartphone hub in China

    Apple supplier earmarks $5bn to invest in city, juggling Washington and Beijing

  • Taiwan's tech sector soared in August thanks to new iPhones

    Combined sales of 19 companies monitored by Nikkei hit $29.8bn

  • New iPhone no big deal for Asian investors

    Parts suppliers stung by competition from Samsung, Xiaomi as Apple loses its shine

  • Apple's newest iPhone boasts bigger screen -- and price tag

    Tenth anniversary model starts at $999

  • Japan's Apple suppliers cannot bank on iPhone 'supercycle' yet

    Strong yen among factors weighing on parts makers' shares

  • Asian handset brands take crack at stealing iPhone X's thunder

    Samsung, Xiaomi roll out shiny new models on eve of Apple mania

  • Could Xiaomi's razor-thin Mi Mix 2 be an iPhone killer?

    Chinese device maker looks to claw back share to survive in slowing home market