Apple Cuts iPhone 5 Component Orders in Half Due to Weaker Than Expected Demand?

Posted January 14, 2013 at 4:27am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 14168 views

Apple has cut its orders for iPhone 5 components due to weaker than expected demand, according to the WSJ.

Apple's orders for iPhone 5 screens for the January-March quarter, for example, have dropped to roughly half of what the company had previously planned to order, two of the people said. The Cupertino, Calif., company has also cut orders for components other than screens, according to one of the people.

Suppliers were apparently notified of the order reduction last month suggesting that sales of the iPhone 5 may not have been as strong as anticipated.

It's recently been suggested that Apple is working on a cheaper iPhone that would target emerging markets where the high-end device is difficult for many to afford.

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No childish Kids on iClarified - January 15, 2013 at 1:51am
iClarified has gone down the shitter with all you childish imbeciles! This is not directed at people making GOOD productive comments, but 2 those kids using other peoples names to post crap and caal other people names.
Gujju - January 14, 2013 at 11:25pm
If you are using iphone you are a SHEEP....
terminatethis - January 14, 2013 at 11:07pm
the real reason is their devices become obsolote within weeks so quickly it does not make sense to buy them wheras samsung phones are going and going for years have more features more memory faster cpu, larger batteries all this for less
Fuck apple - January 14, 2013 at 9:06pm
Yeh best iPhone that I call from a month now and can't make them activate my iphones!!! Fucking activation!!!!
NoGoodNick - January 14, 2013 at 6:47pm
So what if no jail brake, iPhone still the best all u fanboys can zip up ur pieholes
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