According to DigiTimes, Apple's new iPhone lineup will ship more than 85 million units worldwide in the second half of this year. Among them, the lower-priced iPhone XR will account for more than half of all sales.
According to the report, shipments of the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone XR are expected to account for more than 50% of the total shipments of the three new models, although the iPhone XR will be delayed until October 27, while the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max will be 9 Officially entered the market on the 22nd of the month.
In addition to the new iPhone shipments, DigiTimes' report also mentions that total iPhone shipments (including older generation models) are expected to exceed 127 million units. In the second half of 2018, Apple's total smartphone revenue is likely to reach nearly $100 billion, an increase of about 10% from the same period last year.
It is understood that DigiTimes' forecast for iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone XR shipments is based primarily on information from the supply chain and combines Apple's annual sales with the average iPhone price of previous years.
Apple announced at yesterday's press conference that the two phones in the iPhone Xs series will use the OLED full-screen design with a stainless steel bezel. In contrast, the lower-priced iPhone XR uses the same full-screen design, but uses an LCD Liquid Retina display and is replaced by an aluminum frame.
In addition, iPhone XR has some other differences compared to iPhone Xs, including single rear camera and lack of 3D Touch support, but has added a feature called Haptic touch.