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Apple to Adjust Supply Ratios in China Seeing Stronger iPhone 6 Plus Demand

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IPhone 6 china

According to a report by DigiTimes citing anonymous industry sources, Apple may need to adjust the supply ratios of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China due to higher than expected demand for the larger model in the region. The Cupertino giant began selling the iPhone 6/6 Plus in China on October 17, following a total of over 20 million pre-orders for the new devices.

“Digitimes reported in early October when the iPhone 6 devices were still not available in China, that Apple was adjusting its supply ratios for its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus due to stronger than expected demand for the iPhone 6 Plus globally. 

As a result, Apple may be forced to shift more production capacity to the 5.5-inch model, said the sources, adding that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus supply ratio is likely to change to 55:45 from 70:30 or 65:35 set originally.”

The source adds that consumers in China can buy the iPhone 6 directly from telecom operators, retail channels or online websites, but they have to wait for longer periods if they want the iPhone 6 Plus.

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  • sukisszoze

    Apple..please adjust your supply chain so that more iPhone 6 Plus are allocated to Canada because I am still waiting..

  • neodragon

    I’m still waiting for my regular 6.

  • jabohn

    Neodragon, when did you order yours?

  • neodragon

    Sept 12, but not from Apple.

  • neodragon

    Smart Cell. A Telus corporate

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