iPhone Is The Best Selling Mobile Phone in Japan in Q4’11

The Mainichi Daily News:

Cellphones made by Apple Inc. captured the largest share of mobile phones shipments in Japan for the first time in the October-December quarter, accounting for 26.6 percent, due to the popularity of the iPhone 4S smartphone model, research firm IDC Japan said Thursday.

Every time I read about the success of the iPhone in Japan I am reminded of Brian X. Chen’s Why the Japanese Hate the iPhone.