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iPhone 6 Plus Reportedly Accounting for 60% of Total iPhone 6 Device Shipments

The iPhone 6 Plus is expected to account for 60% of total iPhone 6 device shipments as sales of the device are exceeding initial expectations, reports Digitimes. The information comes from industry sources observing parts shipments to longtime Apple suppliers Foxconn and Pegatron.

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Foxconn is said to be responsible for the production of the iPhone 6 Plus, while Pegatron is in charge of the iPhone 6. While parts shipments to both suppliers were even as the launch of both devices neared, Foxconn appears to have received more parts shipments for the iPhone 6 Plus as of late.

Apple announced last month that it opening weekend sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus topped ten million units, although the company did not specify how that number was divided between both units. Shipping estimates for new iPhone 6 orders remain at 7-10 business days, while the iPhone 6 Plus is still showing a shipping delay of 3-4 weeks.

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22 months ago

What about the catastrophic bending design flaw though?


Only 9 customers and only idiots would actually try and bend thier device. You don't see Pepsi or Coke giving refunds for you carrying a bottle of drink your pocket and sat on it and break it. Everything breaks and bend some even have #Gaps so we just need to be smart with our device.
Rating: 50 Votes
22 months ago
This is such a dumb analysis and conclusion.

Demand for the Plus was clearly underestimated by Apple, the product forecasting team got it wrong, so bigger orders for parts now just means they are playing catchup with demand.
Rating: 34 Votes
22 months ago
Interesting

I would like to see some more detailed & accurated report about this
Rating: 20 Votes
22 months ago
60% ? Wauw :-)

And Apple who thought their customers didn't want larger phones ;-)
Rating: 19 Votes
22 months ago
What is clear at this point is that the core usability considerations of iOS will need to change to accomodate the larger screen because currently it's not great.
Rating: 19 Votes
22 months ago
What about the catastrophic bending design flaw though?
Rating: 17 Votes
22 months ago
Bloody humans. Now I'll never get my smaller iphone.
Rating: 17 Votes
22 months ago
I think half of the Plus sales have been to all the bloggers, website owners and journalists wanting to do their own "exclusive" bendgate features. I do wonder where half the article writers are actually managing to get their Plusses from.
Rating: 16 Votes
22 months ago

This is such a dumb analysis and conclusion.

Demand for the Plus was clearly underestimated by Apple, the product forecasting team got it wrong, so bigger orders for parts now just means they are playing catchup with demand.


This.
It says the 6 Plus accounts for 60% of new iPhone shipments and NOT that 60% of all customers are buying the 6 Plus.
Rating: 15 Votes
22 months ago

If you believe only 9 customers complained then you're naive. ... I made the mistake of telling Apple that I replaced their faulty battery in my wife's iPhone 5. They refused to touch my phone due to unauthorized repairs. So yes; I would not say one word about a bent iPhone when making my return.


You think you can return a bent phone and by not telling them that's it's bent, they wouldn't notice?
Rating: 15 Votes

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