The Taiwanese assembler of the iPhone 7: sales of new flagship Apple exceeded expectations
The Chairman of the Council of the Taiwanese company Pegatron, which assembles iPhone, Tung TSU-Hsiang expressed optimism for sales of the iPhone 7, although it declined to discuss specific numbers of supplies. On Sunday, the Nikkei writes.
Chairman of the Board Pegatron Tun TSU Hsiang
“Consumers don’t care about the words of analysts, who say the lack of innovative solutions,” he said.
Chairman of the Board Pegatron doesn’t think the global opinion of the flagships of Galaxy Note 7, following numerous complaints on the ignition the device will affect the demand for Apple products. Despite the fact that some analysts see the Galaxy Note 7 as the main competitor of the iPhone 7.
“Series Note is a small fraction of Samsung. Smartphones our American client compete with series Galaxy S7 than with the Galaxy Note 7”, — he said.
From Taipei analysts predict that this year Apple will make 201-204 million smartphones compared to $ 230 million in 2015.
Pegatron shares with the Foxconn Assembly orders for 4.7-inch iPhone 6s and iPhone 7, but Foxconn dominates the Assembly of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone 7 Plus.
Meanwhile, DigiTimes reports, citing producers of analog chips for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus that volume of orders data components in the first quarter of 2017 will be reduced by 20% compared to the fourth quarter of this year.
Apple has placed an order for the supply of 50 million analog chips for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in the third quarter of 2016 and fourth quarter of their volume will drop to 45 million units. The projected volume of supply of chips for the new Apple smartphones in the first quarter is around 35-37 million units.