Smartphone shipments iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in the fourth quarter of 2015 may be 5-10% below the projected level, reports Digitimes. The reasons, according to sources, focused on reducing demand for smartphones.
A number of analytical companies that are engaged in market research, previously lowered its forecast for iPhone shipments in the fourth quarter with 76-78 72-75 million to million units. In addition, the reduced forecast and the supply in the first quarter of next year — with up to 52-56 58-60 million million smartphones. If the forecast is confirmed, the decline in iPhone shipments compared with the first quarter of 2015 will amount to 12-15%.
In recent years, the demand presented in September iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus is reduced, according to sources from the supply chain. Allegedly this led to the fact that some manufacturers since November of this year, refused to use in the production of extra shifts and decided to start the weekend in honor of the Chinese New year earlier time.
The source adds that one of these lines may be the Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou. However, Foxconn, which builds iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, said that the work on the plant is in normal operation, but during the holidays he will work in accordance with existing rules and schedule.