According to the latest forecast by Digitimes Research shows, iPhone 12 shipments globally will total 63-68 million units in the second half of 2020.
With this forecast, the number of iPhone 12 shipped will decrease by more than 5 million units compared with the one-year shipments of the iPhone 11 series earlier.
The report comes after predictions that the official production and launch of the iPhone 12 series may be delayed by 4 to 6 weeks from the original schedule due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Additionally, if WeChat, a Chinese multi-functional mobile payments, social and messaging app, is no longer available on the App Store in China or is not pre-installed on the new iPhone, iPhone shipments. this year will be nearly 10% lower than the original estimate of 190 million units, Digitimes Research forecasts.
In addition to adding a dark blue model to the iPhone lineup for the first time, Apple is also bringing a number of specification upgrades to the new iPhones, including the camera module, display and 5G connectivity. .
All new iPhone products will feature facial recognition and support 5G technology in the millimeter wave band. The most advanced model of the iPhone 12 line will be equipped with a rear camera with ToF sensor and wide-angle lens, accompanied by a sensor with optical image stabilization.
According to Digitimes Research, Foxconn and Samsung Display are the companies benefiting from the iPhone supply chain. Foxconn is the main supplier of the chassis and also the assembler of the new iPhone products, while Samsung Display is the exclusive supplier of various AMOLED panels for this new iPhone model.