Retail stores continue to experience a shortage of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in the color “black onyx”. But soon this situation may change because of lower demand for the Apple flagships. About it writes analytical Agency Nikkei.
Apple reduces chip purchase amid declining sales of its mobile devices. According to the publication, in the first quarter of 2017 component suppliers in Taiwan will receive from Apple for 10% fewer orders than planned. The main reason is “lower global demand” for the iPhone 7.
“Apple to reduce orders for the production of iPhone 7 by about 10% in the first quarter of 2017, according to estimates, the Nikkei – analysts write. – Phones are sold more difficult than expected. Information from the production chain indicates a decline in orders for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in the next quarter”.
Analysts indicate that the iPhone 7 is now available in most markets, and “Apple” flagship has managed to reach the peak of sales. As a result, in coming months there will be a decline in sales, which will begin in early 2017.
On the eve of the journalists of the Wall Street Journal said that Apple failed to sell the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus owners plantations Samsung Galaxy Note 7, withdrawn because of fire. In KGI, the company confirmed the forecast that in the first quarter of 2017 orders for the iPhone may be reduced.
Shipments of iOS smartphones may be lower due to weaker than expected demand and increased competition in the Chinese market, analysts said. The interest of consumers and suppliers of components already moved on to the next generation iPhone to be released in 2017.
Rumors attribute the iPhone 8 OLED display, glass case, dual cameras, more powerful processors, advanced sensors, and wireless charging long-range.