Ming-Chi Kuo lifts 2019 iPhone 11 units to 70-75M from 65-70M

From “iPhone 11 demand better than expectations, stronger interest for new color options” posted Sunday on 9to5Mac:

Respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a report late on Sunday that said he believes iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro order demand is ahead of expectations, following the launch of preorders on Friday.

Basing his predictions largely off of Apple’s online shipping estimates, Kuo points out strong demand for the new colors: the midnight green iPhone 11 Pro, and the green and purple iPhone 11 models. He also warns that production problems of the glass for the midnight green phone means availability of that model is currently constrained.

Given the positive early signs, TF Securities is raising its estimate for new iPhone shipments in 2019 to 70-75 million units, up from its previous 65-70 million estimate.

My take: If you’re counting unit sales, a 5-million shift from this guy means a lot.

See also: How reliable is Ming-Chi Kuo?

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