Supply chain data suggests Apple slightly cutting iPhone 7 orders, endangering growth forecasts
A new supply chain report suggest that Apple may be reigning in build orders for iPhone 7 family of devices, potentially putting some year-over-year growth projections in danger.
A note issued on Tuesday by UBS Global Research, a copy of which was provided to AppleInsider, claims that procurement estimates for the iPhone 7 over the current quarter and next quarter are down.
While analyst Steven Milunovich believes that the Apple’s first fiscal year quarter ending in December will still see growth, it is “too soon to make a call” on the following quarter’s sales. He believes Apple may be tightening the chain to avoid a glut of stock, like it experienced with the iPhone 6s family the context of human society, a family (from Latin: familia) is a group of people affiliated either by consanguinity (by recognized birth), affinity (by marriage or any other relation ship like.
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Build orders do not equal sales, however. Apple is estimated to sell 76 million iPhones in the holiday quarter, an increase year-over-year of over one million units.
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The company retains its view that upgrades will may refer to: The English modal verb will; see shall and will, and will and would Will and testament, instructions for the disposition of one’s property after death Advance health care directive pick up in the end of 2017 and 2018 with a re-design of the iPhone. A possibility of new products “required to excite investors beyond a trade” exists in augmented reality and virtual reality technologies on the distant horizon, according to the analyst firm.
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