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Apple reportedly aims to sell 100 million units of iPhone 7s, iPhone 8

The number is significantly higher than Samsung’s reported target of selling 60 million units of Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.

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If rumors and leaks over the past few months are to believed, Apple is planning on launching as many as three iPhones this year — iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus and iPhone 8. After all, Apple is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its iPhone this year. The company is expected to go all out to make sure its new iPhones are an instant hit. But that will also require Apple to have enough inventory to ensure there s a quick and wider adoption. According to a new report, the company is eyeing a 100 million iPhones target. Also Read - Apple iPad 8th Gen review: A sweet “second” PC

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According to DigiTimes, Apple has increased the orders as compared to last year and is targeting 50 million units per quarter during the second half of the calendar year. The calculation of 100 million units is based on the chip suppliers reported stocking of chips for the production of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 7s. The publication names ADI, Broadcom, Cirrus Logic, Cypress, NXP, Qualcomm, STMicroelectronics, TSMC, and TI as the key suppliers. Chip demand for Apple’s upcoming iPhone series will exceed 50 million sets per quarter during the second half of 2017, said the sources, adding that unit sales of the new iPhone are forecast to reach a total of 220-230 million units, reports DigiTimes. Also Read - Apple AirPods 3rd Gen, new AirPods Pro coming early 2021

It is worth noting that Apple s 220-230 million units target is just for the smartphones it will launch in 2017. If the report stands true, Apple seems to be quite ambitious as rival Samsung has reportedly pegged sales of its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ devices at just 60 million. Well, whether Apple will be able to trigger that euphoria around the new-generation iPhones, is something we will have to wait and find out. ALSO READ: iPhone 8 unlikely to have a big impact on Apple s smartphone business: Report

Another important thing that the report highlights is TSMC is going to fabricate Apple s latest A11 processor for upcoming iPhones, which is speculated to be launched in September. “The pure-play foundry said previously it will ramp up production of 10nm products in the second half of 2017, and expects the node to account for about 10 percent of its total wafer sales during the six-month period, the report further said.

Based on leaks thus far, Apple s new generation iPhones are worth watching out for. While a recent report hinted at rear-facing fingerprint scanner, earlier reports have said that the Apple 2017 smartphones will have the fingerprint scanner embedded under the display. ALSO READ: Apple iPhone 8 schematics show off all screen display, thin bezels on all sides

Apple is also expected to bring back glass and steel design and introduce a curved screen variant. The Samsung edge-style smartphone is expected to have an aluminum back and bigger dimensions. The company is also rumored to introduce an OLED panel on the high-end iPhone 8. Other important rumors around the upcoming iPhones include dual-camera module, dual-lens setup for selfies to make way for 3D face mapping, iOS 11 out-of-the-box, and 10nm-based A11 chipsets. ALSO READ: Apple iPhone 8 Touch ID sensor integrated into screen facing production difficulties: Report

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  • Published Date: April 20, 2017 10:32 AM IST


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