“Apple will unveil the iPhone 6 in early September, and launch at least one version of it in the weeks following the keynote,” Chris Smith reports for BGR. “The company is said to have placed iPhone 6 orders amounting to 80 million units for 2014, which would make the iPhone 6’s launch the biggest in Apple history so far. A new report from Digitimes seems to indicate that the iPhone maker plans to sell a large number of handsets in the second half of the year, as the Taiwanese publication reveals that Apple suppliers in the region are doing quite well financially.”
“Digitimes reports that at least three Apple suppliers posted increased revenues in July, and are expected to benefit from iPhone orders in the following months of the year,” Smith reports. “Chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of $155 million for July, 36.79% higher than during the same month last year, with the iPhone expected to be the main growth driver for the company. The company apparently entered Apple’s iPhone supply chain this year, grabbing an impressive 30% of chassis orders from the company.”
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