YES its TRUE! The iPhone is NO longer Japan top selling iPhone but only over a one week span. Samsung Electronics Galaxy S outsold its archrival the Apple iPhone in Japan last week. The 32GB iPhone has held the top spot for the last 18 weeks since it debuted in June.
According to a ranking by Japanese market researcher BCN, Samsung flagship smartphone dethroned the 32GB iPhone 4 as the top-selling cell phone for the last week of October, its debut week there.
Apple, however, remained at the top when including sales of the 16GB iPhone 4, which took third place. The two iPhone models had occupied the top two spots on the ranking for 18 weeks since their release in Japan in June.
The Galaxy S was launched through Japan largest mobile operator NTT Docomo.