“Seeing that demand for the iPhone 6 Plus is much stronger than expected, Apple has already adjusted its supply ratio for the two new smartphones, according to sources from the upstream supply chain,” Ninelu Tu and Joseph Tsai report for DigiTimes. “”
“The sources pointed out that the iPhone 6’s shipments in the second half are expected to be 3-4 million units lower than the original expectation, as the supply chain gradually shifts some of its iPhone 6 capacity for production of the iPhone 6 Plus,” Tu and Tsai report. “But most component suppliers’ current inventories are not sufficient for extra iPhone 6 Plus orders, and device manufacturers also do not have sufficient production lines for related assembly. Therefore, the retail channel may need to wait a while before seeing a signifciant increase in iPhone 6 Plus supply, the sources noted.”
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MacDailyNews Take: As we saw with the 5s vs. the 5c, people want Apple’s flagship iPhone. Except for an ingrained penchant towards iPhones with small displays, we’re unsure why Apple seems to have, until now, significantly underestimated the strong demand for the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus.
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