“According to the industry on the 19th, the Wireless Business Division at Samsung Electronics is planning to reduce the monthly production of Galaxy S4 by 10 to 15% and retire Galaxy S3 sooner than planned,” Lee Hyung-soo reports for etnews.
“The July order for Galaxy S4 parts is for 6.5 million handsets, which is only about a half of the same order placed for May,” Lee reports. “The parts procured for Galaxy S4 had been climbing the chart in April (for 10 million handsets) and May (for 1.2 million [sic – likely means “12 million” – MDN Ed.] handsets), but the trend moved downward in June.”
Lee reports, “A warning light [for Samsung] started to blink this month in Samsung’s supply chain management, as the gap between Galaxy S4s sold in the market and the parts inventory started to widen.
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MacDailyNews Take: Gee, that’s too bad.
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