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Hangzhou gets its own Apple Store; attracts huge crowd on opening day


Apple Inc. added another store to its list. The iPhone maker has opened a massive store in Hangzhou, better known for its picturesque lake. This is one of the 5 Apple stores to be opened in China before the Chinese New Year at the end of February. Apple CEO Tim Cook, tweeted, saying “Starting Something New in Hangzhou” with the picture of an enthusiastic customer outside the store. The new store in Hangzhou comes in the backdrop of the immense positive response received by Apple from China for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.Hangzhou gets its own Apple Store

Earlier this week, Apple released a teasing video featuring artist Wang Dongling, creating a mural for the opening of the Hangzhou Apple Store. Apple Inc. is looking forward to grab hold of the Chinese Market, which is one of the largest sinks for smartphones. For the purpose, Apple CEO Tim Cook wants to open approximately 25 new Apple Stores across China.

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According to a statement by Tim Cook, he wants to invest a lot in the Chinese Market considering the huge population that it has. In fact, China is one of the largest markets of Android Smartphones in Asia as well as in the world.

It will be interesting to see how Apple decides to manage the Chinese market. Apple is currently enjoying a good time owing to the success of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

With the growing rumors of iPhone 6S and the 12.9 inch iPad Pro already in the scheme of things, it will important that Apple grab hold of the Chinese market to continue the success. The last quarter of 2014 saw  more that 65 million iPhone units being sold, which is the highest sales figure Apple has seen in the recent past.


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