In this news, we discuss the iPhone 12 demand so strong Apple ramping up production by 2 million units.
the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro are in a day to finally start shipping to India and a few other countries. But pre-orders for them opened on October 23 with strong demand. So strong that Apple reportedly asked its suppliers to increase production by 2 million units of iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. This is actually good news for the company which is facing heavy criticism for removing the power supply and EarPods from the retail box of iPhone.
The biggest factor that attracts more customers is the availability of the OLED display on the marquee model, as well as 5G which finally brings next-gen download speeds. In addition, the flat design of the new iPhone 12 phones, which is sort of a throwback to how the iPhone 5 looked at is something that customers find compelling. According to Cinda Securities, the demand for iPhone 12 is likely to reach 80 to 85 million units soon.
Not only that, another prediction indicates that the Apple could cross 230-240 million shipments of the iPhone 12 in 2021. If the prediction turns out to be true next year, the iPhone 12 will emerge as the bestseller iPhone in the history of Apple smartphones. The most sold iPhone model at the moment is the iPhone 6 series, including iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Additionally, this has sold an estimated 2.224 million units so far.
The high demand is reflected in the volume of pre-orders that customers keep placing for the new iPhone. According to renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, pre-orders of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro has reached 7-9 million units. Kuo also believes that the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro will contribute 60 to 70 percent of the total sales of the iPhone Series 12. On the other hand, the two remaining models which are at extreme ends – iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max – will reach between 15 and 20% of total sales.
Apple launched 5G iPhone models earlier this month, including the iPhone 12 mini which brings a small footprint but almost the same high level specs for the lowest level. But the default model, the iPhone 12 is ideally located in the price hierarchy. In India, the iPhone 12 costs Rs 79,900 for the base model with 64 GB of storage. It brings a brand new A14 Bionic processor, OLED display, dual 12MP cameras on the back with support for Dolby Vision video recording and waterproof capabilities.
Apple launched the iPhone 12 series earlier this month with 5G support and OLED displays.
- Apple has asked its suppliers to increase production of iPhone 12.
- It is estimated that the iPhone The demand can reach 80 to 85 million units.
- the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro will start shipping from October 30 in India.