Sales of the iPhone 12 have recently started to weaken slightly. Over the year as a whole, some observers are currently assuming fewer devices will be sold than a few weeks ago. Nevertheless, the number of devices sold will probably continue to rise compared to the previous year.
Apples iPhone 12 (Affiliate link) is the most powerful iPhone in years. No model since the iPhone 6 in 2014 has seen more consumer demand, but the iPhone 12 has setbacks as well. Among other things, the iPhone 12 Mini was able to reach consumers like in one previous message does not report points and this fact left sChatterjee last his expectations to lower sales.
In addition to the weak iPhone 12 Mini, the JP Morgan analyst also sees declining demand for the iPhone 12 Pro. The large Pro Max model and especially the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 contribute to the success of the four-lineup. With this in mind, Chatterjee is lowering its forecast of iPhones sold in 2021 from 236 million to 230 million units.
iPhone sales continue to grow
But even with this value, there would be an increase in sales of around 13% compared to the previous year. In the March quarter, the analyst expects around 52 million iPhones to be sold worldwide, which would be around three million units less than in his last estimate. In return, sales in the summer quarter will amount to around 42 million units worldwide, an increase of around six million units compared to the previous estimate.
In the first half of the year, Apple’s suppliers will probably deliver between 80 and 90 million iPhones to Apple.
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