AirPods Are the Anti-Apple Watch, Mixed Signals for Early iPhone 7 Demand, Thursday Q&A

Today's Above Avalon stories: 

  • AirPods Are the Anti-Apple Watch
  • Mixed Signals for Early iPhone 7 Demand
  • Thursday Q&A

We begin today's update with a continuation of the discussion found in my "AirPods" article. Specifically, we go over my observations that Apple is using a completely different strategy in terms of unveiling and selling AirPods compared to the initial Apple Watch. The email then turns to T-Mobile and Sprint saying iPhone 7 demand is breaking records. There is evidence to suggest it is premature to draw conclusions about overall iPhone 7 demand from their announcements. We end the email with this week's installment of member Q&A where I answer the following question from an Above Avalon member: Why did Apple expand the number of iPhone launch countries when they are never able to meet demand at launch? 

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