Analyst: Apple to ship over 40 million iPhones this quarter due to strong interest

Analyst: Apple to ship over 40 million iPhones this quarter due to strong interest
Times are good for Cupertino, as Cowen and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri believes Apple is going to have a big quarter, shipping as many as 41.5 million iPhones. Not only is this an indicator for strong retailer demand of Apple's most financially important product, it would also mark an increase of over one million units shipped from the same quarter last year.

Arcuri, though, is careful to point out that the number of phones actually bought by customers could be going down. Despite this, retailers are as sure as ever in Apple's ability to deliver desirable phones. On the topic of the upcoming iPhone 8, Arcuri “sees the handset being a ‘powder keg’ for sales and the company’s stock price,” predicting huge interest and sales volume.

Furthermore, analysts are expecting what is known as a “super cycle” for the new iPhone – that is, a greatly "hyped" release thanks to the all new design and features. Even if the iPhone 8 ends up being difficult to produce and hits retail later than usual, Arcuri believes its mere announcement in September is sufficient to shake up the market and get investors going. 

Meanwhile, feel free to check out all the recent information we have on the new iPhone 8 from the links below. As September approaches, we'll have a more complete picture of the upcoming iPhones thanks to leaked information.

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82 Comments

1. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Of course. With the Galaxy S8 not being up to expectations, this is not surprising.

2. kiko007

Posts: 7491; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Did Samsung murder your parents or something? Why do you give a s**t about them as an Apple fanboy? Don't take that as an insult, considering I'm one myself, just genuinely curious.

4. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

He's trying to bait a flame war bro, but when is he not? I'm curious about the iPhone 8, but the news so far hasn't excited me. Right now, it's wait and see, and I'm more concerned with the software vs the hardware. All iPhones are good looking to me, so it's about what it'll do. If I get what I want, I'd be cool with getting it, and selling my 7 Plus. I'm all in with the Note 8, based on my S8 Plus, and really missing the S-Pen... I gotta have it.

5. kiko007

Posts: 7491; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

I haven't decided whether the iPhone 8 is worth the hassle of updating to myself. Not because I don't think it'll be great, but because I know they'll be a major shortage on them. I locked in on getting the HTC U11 as my annual Android purchase, but ended up keeping my HTC 10 and getting a much needed Surface 3 Pro replacement in a Pro 4 for the low. That means I'll probably end up the same as you in deciding between the IPhone 8 and the Note 8 tbh.

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'm actually down to get em both, but the Note is a definite for me. I just wanna see enough in the iPhone 8, to justify the extra money, and selling the 7 Plus, that I really like. I know the iPhone 8 will be good, but how good, and will it have what I crave. The iPad Pro is just crazy good to me, and I love the multitasking features. I wish Apple would just put them in the 8, and let us decide to use them or not.

52. ahmuzencab

Posts: 192; Member since: May 12, 2017

Hopefully Apple will add that sexy 120hz iPad screen to the iPhone 8. Every review is beyond glowing about the iPads screen

53. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

I think those reviews are glowing about the iPad's high refresh rate and fast responsiveness, rather than the screen's display quality... I suppose.

54. mikehunta727 unregistered

Screen display quality on the new iPads are absolutely stunning and extremely good for a tablet, the best in the biz atm actually now

10. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

I'm holding out for the next Pixel. I really want a phone with dual front firing speakers or stereo sound.

42. Scott93274

Posts: 6025; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Fingers crossed that the Pixel 2 has minimal bezels and dual front facing speakers.

62. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

I agree. Even if it's a setup like the iPhone 7 or the HTC 10, I would be happy

55. bucky

Posts: 3774; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

I think I'm slipping this year. What I'm more interested in is the new iPad. I think I'll be upgrading from my air 2 for sure.

8. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Don't patronize me, Darkk. I kept trying to offer to be neutral with you, but you kept on. You actually kept on trying to pick fights with me by calling me batmite after I've repeatedly told you that I wasn't. Remember, you started the fire.

15. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Dude, I'm gonna keep it so real with you. 1. I don't give a fk about this so called fire 2. I don't give a fk about your neutral offer 3. You are batmite, and Mxy and a fkn troll 4. I live in the real world 5. Internet tough guys don't concern me. 6. Fire away batmite

18. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

1. Actually you do. If you didn't, you wouldn't be wasting my time. 2. So you want to pick fights, got it. 3. You're a dumv@$$. 4. No, you don't. 5. So don't concern yourself. 6. I'm not batmite you idiot.

51. ph00ny

Posts: 1994; Member since: May 26, 2011

you also forgot one more typical mxy post Apple rox, Samsung sucks but i own neither brand phone or i'm waiting for another brand's model

22. Bankz

Posts: 2491; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

We heard you the 57th time.

24. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

And you'll keep hearing it, till I get what I want for my money fool. 7 Plus is in the drawer, ready, in case of a weak iPhone release. 58 times now.

63. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Darkk grow up and stop being an @$$.

65. MDCHO

Posts: 769; Member since: Jul 28, 2016

Take your own advice.

68. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

He won't. He's smart enough to know how stupid his advice is lol.

76. MDCHO

Posts: 769; Member since: Jul 28, 2016

Very true.

67. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You grow up, and stop trolling Samsung and meanestgenius. Mxflashmite

74. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

So that's what this is about. You want me to stop arguing with your lapdog? Newsflash, that idiot starts with me. Get over it.

77. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

He's not a lapdog, he's a person dumb ass.

75. MDCHO

Posts: 769; Member since: Jul 28, 2016

He will never stop to attack Meanestgenius and Samsung. You see he even attack him and he is not in this article. Only the coward and troll do that. I think he embarrassed and angry because he deactivate his mxyzptlk account because Meanestgenius always counter his trolling on BlackBerry article with the fact.

6. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

I don't really care for them at all. It's mostly to make a point at the one's who continue to say Samsung is the greatest but cry foul if anything happens on the Apple front. And it's legitimately true what I said about the S8.

16. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

Wait a minute?! You are not an isheep and want a pixel? Lol I thought only isheeps had crusades against Samsung but I guess I was wrong. You are a worse and even more retarded animal that can't accept the fact that Samsung makes the best Android devices. Lol Good stuff.

17. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

So I'm retarded because I prefer a clean version of Android over the bloated Galaxy phones? You're even more dumber than I thought.

26. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

No you are retarded because you think Samsung is the enemy, or at least that's how you act at least. Samsung is your bread butter idiot, without them pushing Android hardware your Pixel 2 would be nowhere near as good as it's going to be. Apple does nothing for the Pixel 2. So if you had anything remotely close to logical thinking, your beef is with Apple, not Samsung. However, all your troll posts are against Samsung, the champion of your chosen operating system. That's seriously really odd and stupid. But hey, keep up your anti crusade. It's entertaining, stupid and illogical, but entertaining. Lol

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