iPhone Sales

Survey Finds Older iPhone Models Selling Better Than iPhone X/8: Report

Based on their recent survey of 500 US Apple customers that purchased an iPhone, iPad, or Mac in the US in January-March 2018 period, analysts at Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) have found that sales of legacy iPhone models, including iPhone 6S, 6S Plus and iPhone SE, are squeezing the sales of newer iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone...

Apple’s Asian Suppliers Paint a Gloomy Picture of iPhone Sales

While Apple CEO Tim Cook was “thrilled to report” Apple’s biggest quarter ever in terms of both revenue and earnings on his last earnings call, sources inside Apple's Asian supply chain seem to paint a much gloomier picture. While the iPhone maker is doing well financially, thanks to the $1,000 iPhone X, it is actually selling fewer phones...

iPhone Sales Will Increase in 2018 While Samsung Will Struggle [TrendForce]

In a report obtained by 9to5Mac, technology analysts at TrendForce have predicted that iPhone sales will increase significantly this year, while those of Samsung smartphones will fall. While the report estimates a slower overall smartphone growth in 2018 due to rising component costs, it notes that iPhone production will grow by 7.5% this year. The firm has estimated that...

iPhone 7 Shipments Expected to See Significant Decline

In an research note issued by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, it has been predicted that demand for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus has already “peaked”, just two months after their launch, which will lead to a significant monthly shipment decline starting in November, MacRumors is reporting. The analyst says that Apple's suppliers will revise down their iPhone...

iPhone 7 Sales May Hit 100 Million in 2016, Thanks to Note 7 Recall

According to analysts in South Korea, Apple's better-than-expected initial sales of the iPhone 7 may be due to Samsung’s recall of its Galaxy Note 7. IBK Investment & Securities analyst Lee Seung-woo said that Korean component vendors for Apple expected a volume of 80 to 85 million units, but this has jumped by nearly 25% to over...

Foxconn’s Profits Fall Amid Declining iPhone Sales

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Foxconn Technology Group, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry, has reported a 31% decline in second-quarter net profit amid declining iPhone sales. Foxconn, the largest assembler of Apple’s iOS devices, however has finally got the approval from Chinese antitrust authorities to take over Japan’s Sharp Corp., who is also...

Apple Estimated to Have Sold 40M iPhones in Q3: Analysts

As Apple prepares to announce its June calendar earnings (fiscal Q3), it's time for the analysts to place their bets on how many iPhones Apple sold in the last quarter. And analysts aren't too positive about it: the market consensus is 40 million units. According to data compiled by AppleInsider, analyst Amit Daryanani of RBC Capital...

iPhone Market Share Down to 10.8% in China [Report]

Apple has lost market share in one of its most important markets, China, according to the latest report from Counterpoint Research, as reported by Bloomberg. The iPhone maker has lost ground to local players and now accounts for only 10.8% of smartphones sold in China, down from 12% a year ago. The iPhone accounted for […]

Analytics Show Fun Facts About iPhone SE Buyers

According to latest data from analytics firm Slice Intelligence, that extracts marketable data from the e-mail receipts of 4 million compliant online shoppers, Apple’s new 4-inch iPhone SE is attracting a surprising number of men, seniors, and Android users (via Fortune). While the total iPhone SE sales hit just 3% of the record 10 million-plus iPhone 6 units sold over...

TSMC Expects Q1 Revenue to Drop Due to Slowing iPhone Sales

Last week, it was reported that Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, commonly referred to as Foxconn, the leading manufacturer of Apple’s best-selling products, has suffered a 20% drop in its revenue during December due to slowing shipments of Apple’s latest iPhone 6s. Today, another report by The Wall Street Journal is claiming that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co....