According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, iPhone 14 could see greater demand in the Chinese market than its iPhone 13 predecessor. The analyst in a Twitter thread said that his latest survey shows that sees some distributors, retailers and extension workers paying the highest-ever upfront deposit for an upcoming Apple smartphone to secure sufficient supply. A recent report has said that the new iPhone 14 is expected to come with a 3,279mAh battery and the iPhone 14 Pro could have a 3,200mAh battery.
Ming-Chi Kuoanalyst at TF International Securities, has shared in a Twitter thread that iPhone 14″ can see demand in the Chinese market stronger than its predecessor iPhone 13″, according to the latest survey conducted by analysts. Several Chinese distributors, retailers and extenders are said to be paying the highest ever upfront deposit for upcoming smartphones from Apple to ensure sufficient supply.
The analyst says that this implies that demand for smartphones will be higher than expected in China. Kuo added that currently the prepayment deposit for the iPhone 14 is significantly higher than for the iPhone 13, possibly as much as double the usual upfront amount in some regions in China. The analyst said component suppliers’ iPhone 14 shipment forecasts are around 100 million units and EMS’s are around 90 million units for the second day of 2022. Kuo went on to say that demand for electricity is strong. Smartphones could allay market concerns about the risk of iPhone 13 orders being cut after launch.
According to a previous reportthe iPhone 14 series is expected to come with a larger battery than the iPhone 13 series. The iPhone 14 has been tipped to launch with a 3,279mAh battery and iPhone 14 Pro may come with a 3,200mAh battery. The iPhone 14 Max is said to have a 4,325mAh battery and on the other hand, iPhone 14 Pro Max may have a 4,323mAh battery.