In what can be considered a rare statement, Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn said today it expects to manufacture 90 million units of the iPhone 6 in 2014. It expects the orders to be spread across the entire year. Apple partners are usually tightlipped about the company’s future plans, than giving Apple a reason to sever relationships as it does not take such statements lightly. Also Read - Apple iPhone 13: Here's everything you must know about the next-gen iPhones
Foxconn, the world’s largest contract manufacturer, has been a close Apple partner for years and knows better than sending out a press release with such claims but here we have it. Also Read - Apple's 2021 MacBook Pro to sport iPhone 12-like flat-edged design: Ming-Chi Kuo
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Foxconn, world’s leading manufacturer of computer components and systems, is expecting to manufacture 90 million units of the iPhone 6 from Apple in 2014. These orders are expected to land across the year.
Foxconn is expected to post an EPS of NT$9.29 (US$0.31) in 2014 and NT$10.26 in 2015. The growth rate of global smartphone shipments are expected to land at 28% in 2014 as compared to 40% in 2013. Sales of smartphones in mature markets are likely to edge up only 4%, down from 5% a year ago.