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Gartner Invest Analyst Insight: Apple 1Q17 Beats as Catalyst Shifts to iPhone 8

Published: 01 February 2017

ID: G00325820

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff


As Apple delivered 1Q17 upside on iPhone strength, the wait starts for the iPhone 8, which creates a risk of a lull in front of that 3Q17 launch. Apple's differentiated ecosystem drives profits that dwarf Android phone vendors, but we are concerned about its ability to grow new business.

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