Worldwide cellphone sales are running at about 1 billion units a year, and Jobs noted that if Apple took a 1 percent market share in 2008, that would mean the company would sell 10 million iPhones.
The debut of the iPhone poses a challenge to other handset makers such as Motorola Inc. and Nokia, who are also selling highly profitable high-end "smart phones."
AT&T, the biggest U.S. phone company, is also hoping the iPhone's draw will give it an edge over rivals such as Verizon Communications Inc., and Sprint Nextel Corp.
|Early iPhone 6 Benchmark Results Show...||10|
|Apple Spurs User Outrage Forcing iTunes...||8|
|Confirmed: Microsoft To Acquire...||8|
|Microsoft To Announce $2.5B Minecraft...||8|
|Netropolitan Is Facebook For The Rich,...||6|
|Tables Turn: Samsung Disses Apple iPhone...||6|
|First Destiny Reviews Not Flattering, A...||6|