Apple iPhone X plans to be available for sale in November, but before the bottleneck because of the problem, the factory delivery is not optimistic. However, according to the latest supply chain news, the supply of upstream parts began to stabilize, iPhone X delivery will also be substantial growth.
According to the Taiwan Electronic Times website on October 17 quoted Apple supply chain sources said that part of the iPhone X parts of the yield has improved, the supply tends to be stable, so after October, the OEM factory iPhone X production will be a substantial increase.
Previously, iPhone X suffered a shortage of parts, including the Samsung display company's OLED screen supply tension, the other iPhone X integrated three-dimensional sensor, manufacturers yield is too low. These problems led to the Foxconn Group in Henan Province, the factory can only be assembled every day tens of thousands of iPhone X. Which makes the outside world estimated that the mobile phone market, there will be tight supply, as well as the cattle party crazy speculation.
Sources said the first iPhone X phone has left the Foxconn plant in Zhengzhou, Henan, delivered to OEM customers Apple. According to sources, with the increase in supply of parts, iPhone X's production capacity will increase, will be able to meet Apple's Christmas season and New Year's Day holiday iPhone X needs.
Chip supplier sources, iPhone X chip parts supply began to follow the plan, some manufacturers began to implement Apple's third quarter orders.
Prior to the media have also reported that Apple before the emergency notice of parts suppliers, to suspend the supply of iPhone X components, and other shortages may be the same rhythm of the supplier.
Sources said that in the iPhone X mobile phone chip supply, the fourth quarter will continue to grow, but by the first quarter of 2018, will begin to decline.
October 27, Apple will accept iPhone X mobile phone booking, the official scheduled delivery and sale will be on November 3.
iPhone X is the first Apple launched over the years with a major change in the smart phone, screen ratio increased significantly, providing a wireless charging, the screen ratio has also changed. September iPhone 8 two phones in the global multi-country has been cold, allegedly consumers may wait for the November sale of the iPhone X.
However, industry sources also said that iPhone X market demand in the end how, there are still some uncertainty.
Wall Street analysts generally believe that, iPhone X mobile phone will give Apple a super upgrade cycle, so that Apple mobile phone sales a rare significant growth. But the media also pointed out that if the supply of iPhone X can not meet the demand, will give Apple a series of serious consequences, including the fourth quarter and even 2017 smart phone sales shrinking year by year, in addition to bring the company's revenue and profit growth.
Although the iPhone X in the design aspects of the significant changes, but its $ 999 pricing also hit a record high price of Apple's mobile phone prices. After the listing in November, such a high price is to combat the interests of consumers to buy, will see the outcome.
Recently, a number of media reports said last year's mobile phone model iPhone 7 in the global multi-country appeared hot, including the US operator channel sales, because the phone after the price increase after the increase, the other iPhone 8 too mediocre, sales downturn.