iPhone X adoption nears 1 percent, taking on iPhone 7

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The first weekend of iPhone X sales has translated into plenty of activations for Apple, more than the number of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus combined in their first weekend.

Localytics has issued a report on total market share for just iPhones worldwide and logged a 0.93 percent piece for the iPhone X in just three days of sales. The research firm compared first weekend adoption rates for previous iPhones and found that the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus only racked up 0.7 percent share combined.

The iPhone 5s alone had a 0.9 percent share while both the iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 had 1 percent. The iPhone 6 took a whole 2 percent of the pie in 72 hours.

Going back to overall figures recorded for the month of November, the iPhone 7 unsurprisingly leads the way more than a year into availability with 19.74 percent share. The iPhone 6s, iPhone 6, iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 6s Plus round out the top five. The iPhone X is third from the bottom of the list, ahead of the iPhone 4s (0.58 percent) and iPhone 4 (0.14 percent).

More time will be needed to see if concerns about the supply chain squeeze will hamper demand.

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Jules Wang

Jules Wang is News Editor for Pocketnow and one of the hosts of the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast. He came onto the team in 2014 as an intern editing and producing videos and the podcast while he was studying journalism at Emerson College. He graduated the year after and entered into his current position at Pocketnow, full-time.