“The strength of the iPhone 5 could help Apple buck seasonal trends in the first quarter of calendar 2013, setting the company up to sell more than 200 million iPhones next year,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
“Analyst Katy Huberty with Morgan Stanley sees Apple achieving that lofty sum after meeting with a supplier and distribution partner of Apple in Asia,” Hughes reports. “She said both suppliers and carriers are bullish on demand for the iPhone 5.”
Hughes reports, “Huberty sees Apple selling 25 million iPhones in the September quarter, which concludes this week, while she expects record shattering sales of 50 million iPhones in the December quarter. Even those numbers may prove conservative, she said, as Apple could see ‘significant upside if component constraints improve.'”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]
Apple: iPhone 5 sales exceed five million units in first weekend; demand exceeded initial supply – September 24, 2012