Why Apple Fails in India (& Why it Matters)

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As Apple turns to rising prices to grow its revenue, emerging markets like India offer huge potential growth. But the iPhone is failing to capture it.
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    PolyMatterPolyMatterVor 12 Tage
    • +Dat Gamer I am living actually in India and most of the thing he say are false , he is misleading his western audience

      Cedric NgoranCedric NgoranVor 12 Stunden
    • +Cedric Ngoran Who

      Dat GamerDat GamerVor 13 Stunden
    • They could funnel in old working phones from other countries, give a decent discount for turning in a full function, older device, then, disperse those phones as entry phones, then remote throttle speed and battery life and force an upgrade, and hand down those old phones again, and make any losses on money made by old phones bought outright. It would be very tough to monitor cash flow, with little electronic payment taking place, so quietly create an Apple sponsored debit card, then ATM's and slowly fill an OWN the tech void in that country, but never fill with or disperse Rubies. (=

      ERICtheLATEERICtheLATEVor 2 Tage
    • Its just a smart play of government in India to shift apple's manufacturing unit here and create more jobs for people as there is less taxes if phones are assembled here prices will drastically drop just like it happened with samsung they started manufacturing phones in India and prices for high end devices from them remains the same every year though it costs same $1000 in india after currency conversion as well in united states... moral of the story you got to pay government one way or another 😂😂

      Harmeet SinghHarmeet SinghVor 3 Tage
    • While the coverage was otherwise good showing a local 'repair' show as a typical shop that sells phones is very misleading to say the least and shows a stereotypical picture of the country. Our phones are sold in clean, spacious, airconditioned stores usually inside malls that are fancier than most malls in the western world - I know this from having lived in India AND UK for significant number of years. Wish people showed reality and not lazy stereotypes for India.

      aditi misraaditi misraVor 4 Tage
  • Because many of them are poor bastard who only afford of android and public phone

    Ted ClevelandTed ClevelandVor 5 Stunden
  • Sorry for being so smart. I don’t see the need to change my phone every year. Android phones like One Plus are selling like hot cakes whose price is same as iPhones of 2 gens older. (Since people don’t buy those older gen iPhones). Indians look for value for money

    Shankar SShankar SVor 11 Stunden
  • Why will a person choose shitty Apple when they can get a far better phone in just half price

    Nitik RaiNitik RaiVor 13 Stunden
  • We want to buy apple phones but most of us get turned off because of - 1. Unexplainable pricing. 2. Unexplainable pricing without any additional advantages. (Free apps and blah) 3. Unexplainable pricing without any additional advantages and with no robust, pocket friendly after sales support. Also, those who think we aren’t into show off should expect to get more than decent a shock. Ps - as soon as Indian people see a good deal (ex - corporate discount, credit card discounts, friend or relative about to come from USA etc.) they immediately start googling the prices of iPhone. 😜

    Arunabh AwasthiArunabh AwasthiVor 14 Stunden
  • 1:12 real life lore's refrence

    Vikas AgarwalVikas AgarwalVor 15 Stunden
  • Why is it that when the world talks about India they only count 4th tier cities! We are doing better than you give us credit for, typing on my iPhone Xs while I watch this smartly made yet poorly executed, highly uninformed video. Oh and also I am an Indian.

    Suman MSuman MVor 15 Stunden
  • First make proper research in Indian high school teach US junior college level science

    Tirh PatelTirh PatelVor 15 Stunden
  • Apple is Apple , Best Quality (7 years of personal experience),i am not a shareholder of apple,china phone brand are boon for India, thank god they invested in India, otherwise the naughty and sticky turtle samsung phones were only options, because of Oppo ,vivo the person who don't know the english is now able to use smartphone fluently at affordable price. BUT ABOUT APPLE, Most Indians don't know about the deep suspense of cheap poor parts used in Chinese Brand's Smart phones. They just compare the functionalities of 15000/- INR oppo with 100000/- INR Apple phone. like "Sab same hi to hai". They never know how the cheap display's brightness at full bar and color gamut is sucking the juice of their eyes. For the person who never used Apple, never knows what the real Quality of smartphone is.

    Keyur MonparaKeyur MonparaVor 16 Stunden
  • T gay

    Gap BoyGap BoyVor 20 Stunden
  • its just too expensive for any practical minded person and does not offer a clear cut advantage over much cheaper phones...but not just the cost, I would also say it may partly be growing awareness, as Indians get more tech savvy and peruse the internet we gain information. Apple as a company has a lot of dirty laundry in its closet, I for one have never bought an apple product because of its countless shady practices over the years and have quite a few like minded friends who do the same and we do try to inform people that might be interested on why we choose to boycott apple. So maybe thats also a possible, albeit minor, reason.

    Ponen LongcharPonen LongcharVor 20 Stunden
  • Easy too expensive

    Andrea HuAndrea HuVor 21 Stunde
  • Indian are poor because they fight hindu muslim they have no time to grow. Lol. 😂

    shalees khanshalees khanVor 21 Stunde
  • Indian ppl look amount of features in phone , Samsung has more features in less price than over hyped apple.

    Aryan warlordAryan warlordVor 23 Stunden
  • i had no idea that apples phones were that much significantly cheaper in the states. I wonder if that applies to all phones as well as the android os. Luck bastards. Australia everything is expensive... especially American tech stuff.

    Quinn SmithQuinn SmithVor 23 Stunden
  • Where the fuck do you get these clips from? Pakistan?

    Omkar JagtapOmkar JagtapVor Tag
  • if u r an indian then you are buying an iphone at highest price than anywhere else

    Mohit PalMohit PalVor Tag
  • In India life about survive not about luxury

    Tiasha DattaTiasha DattaVor Tag
  • You are totally out of the topic buddy

    Random TantrumRandom TantrumVor Tag
  • can apple at least open one aple store in every country huh.i eave in srbia and iphone xs max cost 1500 64gb version lol

    Joey PugJoey PugVor Tag
  • Indian are smarter. Apple is rotten

  • does iPhone anywhere closure to Android? no chance. most indians know that

    Lokesh RamareddyLokesh RamareddyVor Tag
  • Many wrong facts about Indian consumers

    ArunArunVor Tag
  • in india, Apple is SUPER expensive!!! Any deivce for that matter. In india We have competition between companies. SO if you get an iphone for 1lakh Rs, i can get a oneplus 6 with same specification for just 30K-40K Rs which is less than half the price of the iphone!! Even a laptop can be bought or headphones for less than the cost of apple!!! a great competition and people will definitely go for the cheapest one with more specifications!! Next thing is servicing. When you buy apple, and have to service it, you pay a great deal of amount almost similar to buying another new gadget. But other companies, service the same thing at a very less price!!! So you see here, its ALL about cost!!!! Indian Rupee is very expensive for the Indians but NOT for americans!!!

    Narayan PrahladNarayan PrahladVor Tag
  • APPLE: Mr.Stark i dont feel so good

    Andy gamer 55Andy gamer 55Vor Tag
  • Why is there no Nintendo in India?

    Sera MukherjeeSera MukherjeeVor Tag
  • They are very very expensive

    Dylan MendesDylan MendesVor Tag
  • Apple fails in India mainly because here we have less idiots who are ready to pour huge amount of money without thinking into simple products like phones. Apple may be the pioneer in the development of smartphones but their products are highly overpriced. You don't get some basic accessories like fast charger and headphones which is the bare minimum expectation when you buy a premium product. Also, given the fact that there are a lot of options available from other companies like Samsung, One Plus, Huawei, Xaomi, etc which have a great price to performance ratio, excellent customer support and provide more mobility to the user, why should anyone even consider buying any Apple product?

    Tushar DeshmukhTushar DeshmukhVor Tag
  • Why is apple failing because You can get google pixel 2 or one plus 6t almost half the prince of iphone X and no less than iphone And in india due to the imports we have to pay more than1500$

    Sakshi SweetySakshi SweetyVor Tag
  • Only two companies which are highly underestimating the market and growth of India. And they are Apple and Netflix.... Soon they will realize what a great chance they have lost.

    A kA kVor Tag
  • The way you show India is pretty stupid. Not all shops look like that. Not all people act like how you show. It maybe most of them, but I'm pretty sure they are not our international representatives. We are different.

    Nagendra RaoNagendra RaoVor Tag
  • Simple enough unlike other countries Indian people just hate debts.No idiot will buy phone on loan.

    A kA kVor Tag
  • Apple already has billions in the bank, how much more does it want? How will Tim Cook use that much money?

    Santosh P.S.S.Santosh P.S.S.Vor Tag
  • Apple phones are worst to go for...stupid phone at stupid price but we are not stupid.

    Promodit AdhikaryPromodit AdhikaryVor Tag
  • Why should we pay more than 1000 USD for an smartphone which has an apple 🍎 logo? There are many other good company for smartphone like Nokia, One Plus, Samsung etc.

    Md.Wahid HassanMd.Wahid HassanVor Tag
    • Exactly. 😂

      Oh LawdOh LawdVor Tag
  • T series breaks them so they can't watch Pewdiepie >:(

    Someone RandomSomeone RandomVor 2 Tage
  • Apple is failing in India because of this video exactly...you only know of Slumdog Millionaire side of India you do not care to know about anything else there is a strong upper middle class and higher class in India with a population more than your European countries..If you see India through a lens of this disgust you would never sell here..I myself own every apple product known but Apple does not try in India..Never tries to care to personalize for Indians...Siri does not speak Hindi but other languages with less market sales and cheaper iPhones..you want to sell in India do something for us..

    Arvind AryaArvind AryaVor 2 Tage
  • India is not so easy option to choose ..... You've to be special to succeed in India...... Simple answer

    chitrarth shuklachitrarth shuklaVor 2 Tage
  • Big Mi Fan here. And believe in buying phones that suits and fits my budget. Lots of common Sense !

    Piyush NichatPiyush NichatVor 2 Tage
  • f*** T-Series subscribe to PewDiePie

    Rinnecs RinnRinnecs RinnVor 2 Tage
  • They barely have money to buy food man. That's why

    Segura MlkSegura MlkVor 2 Tage
    • Makes sense

      Segura MlkSegura MlkVor Tag
    • Because we ain't dumb dipshits in the basement spreading hate and bigging ourselves for buying overpriced shit like apple products.

      SiddhantSiddhantVor Tag
  • Sell bottle water with Apple Logos on it to Indians :) Also Apple needs an affordable SE 2 iphone !!!

    James FiegelJames FiegelVor 2 Tage
  • India benefits by keeping Apple out.

    SteveSteveVor 2 Tage
  • Ass so tight that even penny has to exhale to pass through.

    Mr FarhanMr FarhanVor 2 Tage
  • Google pr Indian.

    jpalm32jpalm32Vor 2 Tage
  • Apple sucks i ordered my iphone 6s battery from apple since last 20 days are gone i havn't recieved any battery...shit service

    Urban ZimidaarUrban ZimidaarVor 2 Tage
  • Watch at speed 1:25×

    mehakpreet singhmehakpreet singhVor 2 Tage
  • That's just capitalism in a nutshell. Keep on growing at any cost.

    jonz23mjonz23mVor 2 Tage
  • Midrange phones became so strong and durable they last for users. Therefore they dont need to buy new ones as much.

    GargamelGargamelVor 2 Tage
  • In summery ... 1. Life quality standards control peoples life needs around the world. 2. Life quality standards are changeable lines that depends on different variables such as (race genetic development, culture, religion, educational level, economy, .... etc.)

    muhammed abbasmuhammed abbasVor 2 Tage
Why Apple Fails in India (& Why it Matters)