It seems that with every new generation iPhone released by Apple, the more units they sell, so much so that according to a report by The Wall Street Journal, the Cupertino company has reportedly asked their suppliers to make them as many as 90 million iPhone 6s units by the end of the year.
Now just like shipping numbers, there is no guarantee that these 90 million units will all be sold, but it is a good indication of the demand Apple is anticipating, and given how hard it is to get an iPhone during its first couple of weeks of launch, we suppose having extra units available would make the process a lot easier and smoother for customers.
So is this 90 million number a bit too optimistic for Apple? As noted by The Wall Street Journal, last year Apple ordered 70-80 million units and even then they had problems meeting demand. They then went on to sell a whopping 135.6 million iPhones in the first half of its fiscal year ending in September, a 43% increase from the same period from the previous year.
In any case many are expecting the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus to be huge technological improvements over its predecessor. Last we heard, it could sport Cat 6 LTE connectivity and Force Touch technology, just to name some of the potentially new features. Take it with a grain of salt for now, but how do you guys think Apple will fare this year in terms of iPhone sales? Will they sell more, or less?