“Will Apple surprise everyone with an earlier-than-expected debut of the next generation iPhone?” Eric Savitz asks via his Barron’s blog.
“Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster raised that possibility today. He writes in a research note that calls today to 20 Apple retail stores nationwide found none of them had iPhones in stock. He also notes the lead time for phones ordered on Apple.com stands at 5-7 days,” Savitz reports.
“Munster figures there is an 80% chance that a new iPhone is coming earlier than expected; he sees a 20% chance that there is a production or manufacturing issue with the phone,” Savitz reports.
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