That is the best order that Apple has positioned to its providers within the remaining two years, and is even greater than the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, which bought in far more than 75 million devices in only one quarter after their release.
The document additionally means that Hon Hai Precision generation, owned through Foxconn, will stay the main assembler for iPhone 7 and its Plus sibling. Pegatron Corp. can also be a key assembler for Apple this yr round. Each firms may also be generating the twin digital camera and glass parts used within the upcoming iPhones, and thus will play a key position in Apple’s provide chain this yr.
Foxconn and different providers have reportedly already began hiring early due to the complicated design of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The corporations typically get started hiring in June, however the complicated design and most probably the upper order from Apple led them to get started making ready early for the release of the brand new iPhones.
The one sticking level within the document could also be the point out of “glass casing parts” because the dependable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo thinks the Apple handset will undertake a tumbler enclosure subsequent yr quite than this yr.