Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple believes 6.1-inch iPhone 12 will outsell 5.4-inch ‌iPhone 12‌ mini

According to shipment estimates shared in an investor’s note today by Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple believes the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 will outsell the 5.4-inch ‌iPhone 12‌ mini and the more expensive 6.1-inch ‌iPhone 12‌ Pro and 6.7-inch ‌iPhone 12‌ Pro Max.

Apple's expected 5.4-inch 'iPhone 12' will be the smallest iPhone in years
Apple’s expected 5.4-inch ‘iPhone 12’ will be the smallest iPhone in years (image: MacRumors.com)

Juli Clover for MacRumors:

According to Kuo, Apple’s estimated shipment allocations for the new iPhone models are as follows:

• 5.4-inch ‌iPhone 12‌ Mini – 20 to 25%
• 6.1-inch ‌iPhone 12‌ – 40 to 45%
• 6.1-inch ‌iPhone 12‌ Pro – 15 to 20%
• 6.7-inch ‌iPhone 12‌ Pro Max – 15 to 20%

MacDailyNews Take: Based on the percentages expected above, if they’re accurate, Apple is going to be surprised at the demand for the 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max, but, yes, the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 will be the “mainstream” iPhone, not the 5.4-inch iPhone 12 mini.

3 Comments

  1. I’d love to get the “mini” in the Pro format. My iPhone 11 Pro barely fits in my pocket anymore….I just don’t get the larger phones….It’s a PHONE people….not an entertainment device!!!

  2. I have been wanting a mini iPhone for years. The only detractors for me are: (1) small batteries yield short battery life, and (2) we can expect some apps to be pretty much unusable until they are redesigned for the new resolution.

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