“Analyst Chris Whitmore with Deutsche Bank said in a note to investors on Tuesday that checks over the holidays indicated that Apple saw better-than-expected demand for both the iPad and the Mac,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider. “In addition, consumer demand for the iPhone showed no signs of slowing down, even as rumors of a Verizon iPhone loomed over the holiday buying season.”
“Over the holidays, Deutsche Bank checked in at more than 50 Apple retail and partner stores, and found lines and crowds driving ‘robust’ demand for the iPhone,” Hughes reports. “Whitmore said demand for the iPad, which remains “largely unchallenged” in the market, is tracking ahead of his model, and has accordingly increased sales estimates from 6 million to 6.5 million.”
Hughes reports, “And the attractive $999 price tag of the new 11-inch MacBook Air also prompted noteworthy demand.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]