The shortage of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus may persist until next year
Opinions about the success of the iPhone 7 is divided. Analysts said that although the company did not disclose details on the number of sold devices, developments are also more successful than its predecessors, but it is slightly worse than the iPhone 6 two years ago.
Anyway, now iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in the online Apple stores around the world can enjoy a smartphone with a decent waiting period, and in retail outlets in the USA single version of the smartphone available only in 47% of cases.
Analysts at Piper Jaffray conducted a study among 134 stores in the US and found out that if the 4.7-inch iPhone 7 is available in 91% of cases, 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus are in-stores only in 3%. According to observers, the speed of getting rid of the deficit iPhone 7 may repeat the fate of previous models and hit the ubiquitous free market only by the end of the year.
Shortfall with respect to each iPhone, ascertain Piper Jaffray. The initial supply of Apple’s smartphone is very limited, so buyers have to wait several weeks to purchase the device. The problem is compounded in the new year period, when sales of electronics increases considerably.
In the case of models iPhone 5s and iPhone 6 the problem of scarcity was solved only in early December. This year for achieving balance will require more time by the end of the year “Apple” giant will be able to offer no more than 80% of iPhone 7 from the required volumes.
In the Russian online Apple store delivery time 4.7-inch iPhone 7 in all colors is 1 business day. IPhone 7 Plus most versions promise to deliver in 2-3 weeks for a 128-Gigabyte versions in the colors “black” and “black onyx”, the delivery period is 3-4 weeks.