iPhone X can’t be able to solve the supply problem before first half of 2018: KGI

According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple won't be able to fulfill consumers demands until the first half of 2018. He predicts that iPhone X's requirements are higher than the actual production. A separate report claim, Foxconn is aiming to deliver 5 million units in September.


According to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo report obtained by AppleInsider, Apple is gaining positive response among the tech lovers. He pointed out that Apple’s facial recognition implementation on the iPhone X put it aside from its rival, and he believes that it will deposit new security standard in the market. Moreover, latterly he was predicting that Apple would be able to produce as many as 50 million units, which now slashed down to 40 million.

He further estimates that Apple would be able to ship 80-90 million units in 2018, still concerning, the demand will be more than the company’s actual production. Anyway, these are prognosticated numbers, and we can’t compare it with the actual amount of sales.

Kuo either alerted that some investors may be worried about the price offered by the company, But, those concerns are not for long-term, he added. Unquestionably, the device is indeed costly, but people’s craziness for iPhones tells us a different story.

Furthermore, He stated, “the iPhone X has the highest screen-to-body ratio on the market, which could make it most attractive smartphone available in the market.” However, with similar kind of look, the Essential phone is already available in the U.S. market, but iPhone X delivers way more advanced features including Animojis, Face ID, etc.

In the meantime, According to the Taiwan Electronic Times website, Foxconn sources quoted that Apple supply chain is expecting to deliver 5 million iPhone X in September. If you are not familiar with Foxconn, the Foxconn is the primary OEM for iPhone X production and supplier. All in all, buyers seem to be curious about to take hands on Apple’s evolutionary iPhone X.

Apple iPhone X

Apple iPhone “X” is Special Edition product on the occasion of company’s ten-year compilation of iPhone series. It equipped with 5.8 Super Retina display with 1125 x 2436 pixels resolution at 458 PPI. A full-screen design encloses all the front portion, and Apple has removed traditional Touch ID that has been using since inception. Instead, Face ID is present on this device using True Depth Camera System to unlock it.

iPhone X colors

The handset is powered by latest Apple A11 chip which is based on Hexa-core CPU integration of 30% faster GPU compared to A10. Regarding the storage, it brings two storage variants; either 64GB or 256GB, while RAM is still unknown. The device applies Wireless charging alongside fast charging capabilities.

Considering the price, the iPhone X priced at 999$ for the standard 64GB variant which will further increase to  $1,149 for the 256GB storage option. As far as availability is concerned, the device will up for pre-bookings from October 27 whereas, sales will be live from November 3. Additionally, the device arrives in Silver and Space Grey colors option.

Source: AppleInsider


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