Apple lowers iPhone X component orders

Yordan, 25 September 2017

Apple told suppliers of iPhone X components to reduce shipments, according to Taiwan-based insiders. Only 40% of the expected amount is shipped for the initial launch of the new Apple flagship, the sources confirmed. Some manufacturers, though, still struggle to cope even with the new, lowered orders.

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The low percentage should not worry iPhone fans. The Cupertino company followed the same strategy with the launch of the iPhone 7 in 2016. Back then, only 60% of the materials required were shipped for the launch, with the following 40% of orders left for the next 1-2 months.

Apple will launch pre-order for iPhone X on October 27 with actual shipments starting on November 3. Currently, only the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are on sale.

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