According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple advised manufacturing partner Foxconn to increase production of iPhone 14 Pro models due to high demand for the devices.
“Due to high demand for iPhone 14 Pro models, my latest survey shows that Apple has asked Hong Hai to switch iPhone 14 production lines to iPhone 14 Pro models,” Kuo said in an interview. tweet Today. Foxconn is officially known as Hon Hai.
Kuo said Foxconn will be converting some of its iPhone 14 assembly lines to iPhone 14 Pro assembly lines as a result of the move, adding that the conversion would be equivalent to a roughly 10 percent increase in shipment forecast for iPhone 14 Pro models. The analyst noted that this will help increase the average selling price of the iPhone in the fourth quarter.
In the United States, most iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max configurations ordered today from Apple’s online store should ship in mid-October or later, while the standard iPhone 14 is more affordable. The iPhone 14 Plus will go on sale on October 7 and currently remains available for shipping that day.
Key new features on the iPhone 14 Pro models include Dynamic Island, an upgraded rear camera system that can shoot ProRAW photos at 48 megapixels, an always-on display option, a faster A16 Bionic processor, new Deep Purple and Space Black color options, and more.