The latest data on iPhone sales suggests that demand for the iPhone 14 Pro is so strong that Apple will immediately switch some of its iPhone 14 production lines to Pro models.
As predicted by the pre-order stats, the iPhone 14 Pro models have proven to be more popular than the iPhone 14 and 14 Plus, which have been largely overlooked.Now, well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo tweet(opens in new window) He believes that, according to the latest survey data, Apple is already changing orders to compensate.
Hon Hai (aka Foxconn) has apparently been asked to switch production lines from the iPhone 14 to the iPhone 14 Pro. By doing so, Apple is thought to sell 10% of its Pro model inventory in the fourth quarter — just in time for increased demand during the holiday season.At the time of writing, both parties iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max(opens in new window) Expected delivery time is late October to early November.
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Of course, increasing production relies on all component suppliers being able to handle the increased orders, something Kuo believes Apple is asking. Much depends on where those components are produced and whether China imposes stricter lockdowns as part of its zero-coronavirus policy.
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