Rumor has it that Apple plans to downgrade its iPhone 5S productions in order to concentrate on its entry to the global phablet arena via its iPhone6.
Apple is planning to decrease its output target to 30 million and 40 million. Deliberate production turndown covers both the iPhone5 and the iPhone5S and will skip out the iPhone 4S and iPhone4.
Earlier reports have stated that iPhone4S and iPhone4 are set for retirement in order to make space for the iOS budget smartphone in the market, which is now referred to as iPhone Lite.
These adjustments to the decrease in output were based on the indicators provided by the company’s distributing partners in the United Kingdom.
The Jefferies analyst told CNET that Apple’s constituent suppliers have been reporting decreases on overall sales and orders, which support his current outlook for Apple’s iOS7 devices thrust for 2013. In fact, according to Mr Misek, overall iPhone sales would only reach 30 million in the third quarter and 50 million by the fourth.
Jeffries data shows that Apple are geared up to launch iPhone6 in the beginning of 2014. It is rumoured to be sporting a 6-inch screen, rather than the iOS usual phones with a 4-inch screen.
Mr Misek however provided no other specs, even though earlier reports confirmed that iPhone6 will be a big leap from the other iPhone models. In fact, many experts consider the upcoming Apple phablet as the iOS gadget to focus on, since the iPhone5S was merely an incremental upgrade. The iPhone 6 is likely to deliver a new design template and innovative technologies that analysts refer to as killer features.