A new report shows that users of iPhones in China earn significantly less than those who use local brands such as Huawei and Xiaomi.
Such iPhone users are seen as part of the “invisible poor,” a group who seem capable of spending more than they can actually afford.
A looming trade war between the United States and China has been speculated since Donald Trump claimed that the east Asian giant is “stealing” American jobs. That comment, among other remarks, pushed many to contemplate consequences for both countries, whether favorable or not.
What exactly happens in such an event remains to be seen, but with available data, it’s not too difficult to imagine changes for both nations under the new administration. For one, Trump told The New York Times about placing a 45% tax on Chinese imports.
Apple is about to sell their latest iPhone in South Korea, but data from a state-backed agency has a stern health warning.
Citing information from the National Radio Research Agency, assemblyman Choi Myung-gil said on Tuesday that iPhones had an average radiation SAR of 1.166 watts per kilogram (W/kg), ZDNet reported. This is more than twice the radiation of Samsung products launched this year, which had an average of 0.517W/kg.