Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty says Apple’s iPhone sales are going to be much stronger than expected.

“Using Morgan Stanley’s ‘Alphawise Smartphone Tracker,'” Huberty estimates Apple will announce 42 million iPhones shipped for the March quarter,” Jay Yarow reports for Business Insider. “Huberty says that supply chain data suggests Apple will ship 38 million iPhones, which would be about flat on a year-over-year basis. In the March quarter of 2013, Apple sold 37.4 million iPhones.”

Yarow reports, “Huberty says that the supply chain may work in overdrive during the holiday quarter to generate extra product, and then ease back in the March quarter, thus giving an unreliable read out on sales.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Bill” for the heads up.]