Gene Munster Posts

Analyst: China Mobile receives 100,000 in pre-orders for the Apple iPhone 5s and 5c

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China Mobile has received 100,000 in pre-orders for the Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in two years according Brian Blair, an analyst with Wedge Partners. Apple and China Mobile announced a partnership on December 22nd. China Mobile said that they would be offering the two new iPhones on January 17th. Although 100,000 pre-orders sounds like a respectable number, Blair and other analysts were expecting the numbers to be higher.
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Gene Munster: Apple could sell 17 million iPhones through China Mobile deal

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According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, Apple could sell 17 million in additional iPhones through 2014 as part of a deal with China Mobile.

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Apple Inc. (AAPL): Gene Munster Expecting 5-6 Million iPhones To Sell This Weekend

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Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster is one of the most cited sources when it comes to Apple Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) due to his track record.  Munster believes that Apple will sell between 5 and 6 million iPhones worldwide through Sunday, according to an investor note sent to Mashable.  Munster is expecting Apple to sell 2.5 million iPhone 5s and 3 million iPhone 5c smartphones.

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Gene Munster: Apple Maps Issue Not Affecting iPhone 5 Demand

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Gene Munster is an analyst at Piper Jaffray that focuses mostly on Apple.  Munster is known for calling Apple suppliers and retail stores to put together analysis on the company.  Munster said that demand for the iPhone 5 is continuing to surge.

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Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster Said Apple Will Sell 10 Million iPhone 5 Devices In First 3 Weeks

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Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster is predicting that Apple will sell 10 million iPhone 5 units in the first 3 weeks on the market.  It took Samsung about 50 days to reach that same 10 million unit sales number for the Galaxy S III.  Apple sold 4 million iPhone 4S devices in the first weekend of being released on the market.

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Gene Munster: Apple Will Sell 80 Million Of The New iPhone

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Gene Munster has surveyed around 400 people about what their next device would be and put together some numbers when extrapolating the responses.  Munster said that Apple will sell around 80 million of the new iPhone.  He found that out of the people he polled, 65% said that they were going to buy an iPhone, 51% were planning on getting a smartphone and wanted the new iPhone, and 94.2% of iPhone users were planning on sticking with the brand.  Munster said ”we believe this suggests that as much as 50% of our estimated iPhone units for FY13 are in the bag (~170 million iPhone users x 94% re-buy x 51% iPhone 5 planned purchase).”  This results in a total of 80 million.

Gene Munster: Apple TV Set Will Be 55″ at $2,000

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Piper Jaffray Senior Research Analyst Gene Munster has been focusing on Internet companies since 1995. Munster is predicting that Apple will launch an LCD TV set during in the first half of 2013. The Apple television set will retail for between $1,500 and $2,000 with screen sizes that range between 42 inches and 55 inches.
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Gene Munster Confirmed With Suppliers That Apple Is Working On HDTV


Piper Jaffray Senior Research Analyst Gene Munster told investors on Tuesday that he recently spoke to a major TV component supplier to learn more about Apple’s rumored plans to release a connected HDTV. The supplier confirmed with Munster that Apple did contact them “regarding various capabilities of their television display components.”
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