Faster iPhone X delivery times due to improved production, not weak demand

With Apple iPhone X delivery times down to 1 to 2 weeks on new orders, the reason for the quicker delivery times depends on your world view. If you're not an Apple fan, you say that delivery times are dropping because no one is buying the phone. If you're an Apple fan, you might take the opinion that Apple has finally figured out to produce the tenth anniversary model at a faster pace...
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17. gehrig

Posts: 423; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

This is an investor's note from Ming-chi Kuo, actually.

41. RoyalMike unregistered

Ming chi kuo an apple analyst isn't paid by Apple?? I don't think so

22. Phullofphil

Posts: 1752; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

Not or for Apple maybe that guy that always leaks accurate info on apple

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Same here, returned mine a few minutes ago, and have no regrets. Great device, but after about 8 months of the S8 Plus and Note 8, I just can't go back to an iPhone for daily use. Gonna grab a 6S Plus on Craigslist, and that'll be my backup device. I gave it an honest try, but nahhh...I'm good. I'm loving my Note 8 too much. I also bought the Gear IconX 2018...super sweet buds.

9. JMartin22

Posts: 2334; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

I upgraded to the iPhone X from the iPhone 7 Plus, it took some getting used to, but I felt it was a good purchasing decision. Then I played with my roommates Note 8 he bought a day later, and suddenly I am a lot less enthusiastic about the iPhone X (I should just say iOS in general) - I really forgot what the form factor and software experience on Samsung’s custom version of Android was like, I sort of miss it now. But I’ll stay strong with my decision until next year and make a definitive decision by then

12. Nopers unregistered

Also went from 7+ to iPhone X. I think a lot of iOS users suffer from "grass is greener syndrome" where you see everything that's great on Android but you don't know what its really like until its your daily driver. I've been on and off iOS before with my most recent being an S6 edge, for the most part it was a great device but after a few times wiping the cache partition to regain some of the performance I was getting before was enough to get me to switch back.

10. youssef44

Posts: 547; Member since: Apr 29, 2014

Note 8 is fanatics phone but the I hoped it to be with more wider SCREEN ! not too narrow!! the speaker in phone is bad !! it should has stereo speakers with high quality sound like other phones !!

24. Phullofphil

Posts: 1752; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

I am calling bs or why would you. If you like android and more so the note 8 why would you think you would like the iPhone X. Also why would you have an apple as a backup to android. To me you invest in one or the other. Not saying your story is not true but just odd. You have an s8 and a note 8 and now your getting a 3 year old iPhone. What the......why I am confused

42. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I don’t give a rats ass, about you calling bs. I don’t have an S8, I had an S8 Plus that I sold when I got my Note 8. I have tons of pics, music, vids, etc in iOS, so it makes sense to have an iPhone. iOS is my backup to Android, cause Android is wayyy ahead, especially with Samsung UI. Just remember, you invest in one or the other, I do what the fk I want. Don’t ever question what this grown man does with his grown man money. Now get the hell on somewhere. You’re calling bs...like that ish matters to me SMDH.

47. Klinton

Posts: 1408; Member since: Oct 24, 2016

iPhone 6S has a jack input. And that makes it first choice for many iOS users.

71. tedkord

Posts: 17135; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Because he has always, as long as he's been on this site, used both. Sometimes he likes the iPhone better. For the past year or two, the Note has been better for him. Who are you to question that?

73. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

As if I can't buy it, try it, and decide to keep it or take it back with in 14 days. It's pretty simple to do.

35. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Good decision....please don’t buy any iPhone in the future. You don’t deserve one. Keep enjoying your Samsung devices.

58. iushnt

Posts: 3066; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Such a kiddish response

65. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

He's so stupid. He thinks his weak one liners, that he refuses to respond to actually matter.

43. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1794; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

I have been using the X since launch day and I have to say I'm not wowed like I thought I'd be. It's a nice device but definitely not worth $999. I do experience the occasional lag and studder every now and again so the always smoothness and never lag ios comments go out the window. Face ID is pretty good it works 96% of the time, the other 4% I have to swipe up on the screen first to initiate face ID. Overall it's a good phone that does a lot of things right, but the note 8 does a whole lot more and does everything the X does but better.

59. tedkord

Posts: 17135; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Really? I called that you wouldn't be able to resist buying one, but I never guessed you'd return it. It seemed like you were really digging it.

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

The Fashion Show Mall Apple Store had droves of iPhone X units today. Lotsa people were in there buying them, I will say that. I think it's both reasons.

36. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

I think it's both reasons. Who are you to think? Why I need to know your thinking? Keep dreaming.....

39. miketer

Posts: 496; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

That's a worthless comment.

63. tedkord

Posts: 17135; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

He's got a million of them. Seriously. Check any article he posts on.

70. miketer

Posts: 496; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

I hope someone shows him the door.

60. tedkord

Posts: 17135; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Going for the world record in tarding, I see.

14. Jrod99

Posts: 703; Member since: Jan 15, 2016

Gotta wait till next year. See what’s out there. Didn’t bite on anything this year.

19. nerdmb

Posts: 57; Member since: Nov 11, 2017

The first paragraph is extremely unprofessional and corny. Please try to refrain from expressing your personal feelings in and give only facts in your article, whoever wrote this pos.

25. Jrod99

Posts: 703; Member since: Jan 15, 2016

Gotta be careful when criticizing the writers. They will banned you in a New York millisecond. They don’t take constructed criticism too well at all.

27. Phullofphil

Posts: 1752; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

Not true I have done it a lot and I have never been banned. I had weird coments taken off that were not either bad or critical as well. Say what you want but don’t be childish about it.

23. Tipus

Posts: 801; Member since: Sep 30, 2016

Of course! :))))

28. Derekjeter

Posts: 1455; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

This is BS, the demand is so low people can’t resell it like other iPhones before. Three of my work colleagues returned theirs. This is a flop for Apple, just wait till you see the return numbers. I have seen one person with it out in the streets.

30. lyndon420

Posts: 6518; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

We have die hard apple fanatics returning this phone. Lineups outside apple stores are getting shorter. Weak demand makes more sense.

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