On the assessment of KGI Securities, the next iPhone will be more popular than iPhone X
Many experts had previously stated that the iPhone X will blow sales of this family of smartphones, setting a new record, but KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (Ming-Chi Kuo) believes that the current «supercycle» for Apple’s going to happen with the release of the next smartphone next year.
He said that the problems which are still present in the production of the iPhone X will be eliminated next year. The analyst added that deliveries will start to grow in the first half of 2018. In addition, the new iPhone will take longer to sell than the iPhone X because it will go on sale in September 2018. At the same time they retain all the charm of the iPhone’s and will get some innovations.
In the end, KGI Securities believes that this year’s iPhone shipments will amount to 210-220 million units, and in the next 245-255 million smartphones.