“Sources in Apple’s supply chain are particularly bullish about iPhone sales to start 2015, leading investment firm Barclays Capital to say that its forecast of 54 million units for the current quarter is a ‘conservative’ estimate,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
At this week’s Mobile World Congress event, Barclays’ analyst Ben A. Reitzes spoke with sources in Apple’s supply chain regarding iPhone.
“The discussions have led Reitzes to conclude that sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus ‘remain very strong’ following a blockbuster holiday quarter,” Hughes reports. “Reitzes had previously given a forecast of 54 million units this quarter, but he now thinks that number could be on the low side.”
Hughes reports, “If Apple were to ship 54 million units in the March quarter, it would be a year over year increase of 24 percent.”
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