Apple’s total iPhone sales could take a big hit in Q1 2019, yearly tally likely to decline as well

December 14, 2018


It’s no longer a big secret that iPhone XR demand has failed to meet the initial expectations of both Apple and most reputable industry analysts, but the steady popularity of the company’s older models and some encouraging recent signs in the supply chain suggested the overall decline in unit shipments wouldn’t be so bad after all.

Of course, other key iPhone XR parts suppliers are starting to struggle financially, while the iPhone XS and XS Max don’t appear to be selling like hotcakes either. As such, it shouldn’t be shocking to hear Ming-Chi Kuo (via 9To5Mac) further reduce his short-term forecasts for total iPhone shipment numbers.

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