Pre-holiday period is already very close and all companies are trying to quickly normalize the supply of their devices, so that everyone could get the coveted gadget in time. Apple is no exception: it is necessary to establish the company with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and iMac 5k Retina display. According to the latest forecasts analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, at least the first problem can be solved Apple.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is a rare representative of his profession, which often turns out to be right than trying to get a finger to the sky. His predictions are based on a thorough analysis of industry and supply chain Apple. For example, the latest accurate predictions Kuo are installing 2 GB of RAM in the iPad Air 2 and start selling Apple Watch next year. Now, analysts predict decided smartphone shipments American company for the current and next quarter.
The final quarter of calendar 2014, he was the first quarter of fiscal 2015 will be characterized by increasing supplies of the iPhone in anticipation of the holidays and the expected rush. For example, to warehouses will be shipped about 41.65 million iPhone 6 and 15.1 million iPhone 6 Plus. Apple intends to raise approximately 8.82 million iPhone 5s, and 4.31 million iPhone 5c and even 1.62 million iPhone 4s. The total number of smartphones that will be shipped in anticipation of the holidays is over 71.5 million.
Next quarter opposite is usually characterized by declining sales and lower demand. React to it and Apple. Thus, the supply of iPhone 6 will be reduced by almost half: total 21.63 million units. iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5s are not waiting for such a serious reduction. In stock will be shipped 10.23 million and 7.36 million planshetofonov last year’s champions in the face of iPhone 5s. Much more interesting to the expected increase in the volume of deliveries iPhone 5c (7,65 m) and iPhone 4s (2,57 m). This is due to the fact that the company intends to complete the sale of both models, but because of their aggressive promotion plans in individual markets and a certain increase in sales. In other words, Apple empties warehouses.
Note also that Apple really cut back production in favor of the iPhone 6 iPhone 6 Plus, gradually bringing the ratio of supply to the previously predicted value of 2: 1. We can only observe whether there is enough to to provide 57 million of Apple smartphones to meet the demand in the remaining weeks of 2014