Apple iPhone supply chain expects a strong September

Apple iPhone supply chain expects a strong September
Strong demand for the new Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus should translate into a strong September for companies involved in the iPhone's supply chain. Orders for parts and components for the new iPhone models, are topping orders placed last year for similar parts used to build the Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus.

The supply chain sources said that with disappointing sales of the LG G4, HTC One M9/M9+ and the Sony Xperia Z3+, Apple is expected to once again take over the smartphone world. This forecast comes despite a less than rip roaring global economy which has seen a major market meltdown in China, one of the biggest markets for the iPhone.

An example of a company in the iPhone supply chain that has benefited from strong iPhone 6s orders is Catcher. The company reported August consolidated revenue of $219.81 million, up 15.2% sequentially, and 43.6% year-over-year. The company supplies Apple with chassis for the iPhone, and has employed new material this year to avoid a repeat of the Bendgate issue that affected the Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus last year.

source: DigiTimes (1), (2)

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15 Comments

2. SnakeBoyVincentLiu

Posts: 59; Member since: Aug 17, 2015

reading this articles on my iMac 5k retina display :)

9. AlikMalix unregistered

You guys do realize that SnakeBoy here is a apple hating troll, right? I mean, look at his posts - there's no way he's serious.... It's a poor attempt of discrediting apple users...

10. AlikMalix unregistered

I bet you people like him post this crap and then long in with their real account to accuse apple fans of being this dumb..

14. MSi_GS70 unregistered

pathetic/naive STOP liking yourself .. that SMELLS !!

20. sean1548

Posts: 17; Member since: Sep 08, 2015

Dam you wasted so much money!

6. Sovat_fc

Posts: 224; Member since: Aug 30, 2014

No matter what you produce Apple. iSheep will buy it!

12. nepalisherpa

Posts: 338; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

Just like Samsung fans will buy Samsung phones or Nexus fans will buy Nexus phones or HTC fans will buy HTC phones, etc. Any fanbase can be called sheep. Got it?

16. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

If you like Apple or not (that is, you are stupid) you must accept that any iPhone done by Apple will be a success and will outsell the previous version and any other smartphone in the market. iPhone is a legend.

17. perry1234

Posts: 645; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

Many users will shift to iPhones ( like me) as most sensible buyers do not want overheating SD810 . Also this year Samsung itself has become sort of an iSheep ( no 128GB option on Note5 , no microSD card , removeable battery , resistance to elements etc. Only design is good). Did Samsung design team have to sacrifice so many features just to come up with a premium design ?

21. sean1548

Posts: 17; Member since: Sep 08, 2015

Or, look at all Samsung has to sacrifice so that people would notice something other then Apple. Because all the general public seems to care about is looks.

22. SamDH1

Posts: 419; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

Yup, and look at all the iPhone users who abandoned their iPhones for the S6 Edge's this year. It is certainly all about looks, and once they get enticed by the looks, they all of a sudden realise how gorgeous the screen and camera is, along with speed and all the rest of it. The S6 series is the first line where people looking for just a pretty, delightful phone can be pleased, besides the HTC, (but the HTC M line is still ugly with that giant bezel. :c )

51. perry1234

Posts: 645; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

These people you refer to are very small , with little to no investment in iOS ecosystem. They can easily jump back to iPhone 6s or 7 , if S6 edge proves not to be durable over time or TouchWiz slows down after a long period of time( even though it is very smooth now).

25. dimas

Posts: 3363; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

When you buy iphones you will also get this special package from iOS8: http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/ios-8-problems/ Let the review teams test the iOS9 first in a few weeks before buying. I'm not saying don't buy it 'coz that's your money. I'm just saying that these problems are real and it shouldn't be present on phones with premium price tag.

29. AlikMalix unregistered

Wow, Androids never had problems... thanks for the unbiased opinion...

26. obedchuni

Posts: 334; Member since: Jun 16, 2014

I m sure that apple will break the record again.....and like always samsung fans will lose agian.....they have always said that iphone's not gonna sell and yet they always lose....hate samsung s6, while playing GTA, the screen goes black most of the time, as its not properly optimised, most lags is due to the touch wiz...

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