“Strong demand for Apple’s iPhone 6 has boosted Pegatron Technology’s orders for 2014 and the maker is expected to ship close to 25 million units before the end of 2014, according to sources from the upstream supply chain,” Monica Chen and Joseph Tsai report for DigiTimes.
“Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will also deliver about 25 million units during the period, bringing iPhone 6 overall shipments to 50 million units in 2014. These estimates do not include shipments of the iPhone 6 Plus,” Chen and Tsai report. “Compared to the US and Europe’s high demand for the iPhone 6, consumers in Asia Pacific countries such as China, are more fond of the iPhone 6 Plus and the supply ratio of the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus in the region is about 55:45 currently, the sources noted.”
Chen and Tsai report, “To allow Pegatron to focus mainly on iPhone 6 production, Apple has shifted iPhone 5c orders to Wistron.”
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