New Delhi: Due to iPhone 13 Pro’s extended delivery schedules, Apple is likely to sell more than 80 million iPhones in the holiday quarter from October through December, according to investment bank Wedbush’s estimates. The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro Max have a longer wait time on offline and online channels in the wake of the global chip and logistics crisis.
According to Daniel Ives, lead analyst at Wedbush, demand for iPhones in this busy holiday season is outpacing supply by 15 per cent. The famed Apple analyst mentioned that the iPhone maker will sell around 40 million iPhone units between Black Friday and Christmas alone, thus, leading to a record holiday pace for the Cupertino, California-based company.
“Despite the chip shortage and Rubik’s Cube logistics that Apple (and every other technology, auto, and retail vendor) is dealing with we are seeing tremendous demand trends both in the US and China for iPhone 13 which is a positive sign that Apple could exceed selling 80 million iPhone units in the quarter with stronger Pro versions driving higher ASPs,” Ives was quoted as saying in a report by Apple Insider.
Similar to the iPhone, AirPods too will see a strong holiday quarter, Ives mentioned. He added that Apple could ship almost 100 million AirPods in this quarter.
Price of the iPhone 13 in India starts at Rs 79,900 for the base 128GB variant. iPhone 13 mini, on the other hand, costs Rs 69,900 whereas the iPhone 13 Pro Max price in India starts at Rs 1,29,900 for the base 128GB variant and the iPhone 13 Pro India price starts at Rs 1,19,900.