Apple has no plans of disappointing its eager fans that are waiting for the new iPhone 6. They have started rolling out huge quantities of devices in the markets from their manufacturing unit in China. The volume of these shipments is so large that other top-tier device makers are made to wait till Apple’s products are shipped out, Tech Crunch reports. Also Read - Here's why Apple will pay Rs 1,820 to some iPhone users
The report states that Apple shipments via major concerns like FedEx and UPS are said to be ‘incredibly high’ for the holiday quarter, pointing to a massive number of iPhones and whatever other units Apple announces at its keynote next week. Also Read - Apple fined over Rs 178 crore for slowing down older devices including the iPhone 6, iPhone 7 and iPhone SE
The company is apparently flooding its channels with devices, causing shipments for other companies to be delayed to make way for Apple products. Also Read - Apple rolling out iOS 12.4.4 update for older iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch
Carriers are reportedly telling customers that shipments for a ‘very important customer’ are causing them to miss promised deadlines.
According to Creative Strategies analyst Ben Bajarin, Apple could sell at least mid-60 million iPhones in the holiday quarter.
On September 9, Apple is expected to announce two new iPhone models at an event in Cupertino, which is also said to feature the unveiling of a wearable device, the iWatch. The iPhones are thought to ship later this month, however, the iWatch will likely hit store shelves in 2015.