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A dramatic surge in orders to chipmakers suggests that Apple may ship more than 10 million iPhones per quarter for the first time, according to a organization that follows the...
12-14-2009, 02:33 PM #1
Apple to Sell 10 Million iPhones This Quarter: Study
A dramatic surge in orders to chipmakers suggests that Apple may ship more than 10 million iPhones per quarter for the first time, according to a organization that follows the Taiwan electronics industry. A study from the Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute in Taipei, quoted by DigiTimes, says that deliveries of chips used in smartphones increased by 31% from spring to summer and asserts that many of them were destined for Apple phones.
Taiwan's smartphone IC [integrated circuit] shipments reached 116.97 million units in the third quarter of 2009, up 30.9% sequentially, and market value amounted to US$613.7 million, up 32.0% sequentially, according to Taipei-based Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC). In the third quarter of 2009, sales of the Apple iPhone 3GS far exceeded expectations, and sales are expected to reach 10 million in the fourth quarter of 2009. iPhone chip suppliers have benefited from this development.
image via trendbird.co.kr
12-14-2009, 02:47 PM #2
i really need a iphone....
12-14-2009, 03:05 PM #3
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12-14-2009, 03:21 PM #4
12-14-2009, 03:26 PM #5
That's a lot of iPhone. AT&T network is gonna crash
12-14-2009, 03:42 PM #6
12-14-2009, 03:48 PM #7
I wish i had invested in Apple 3 yrs ago i'd be a rich man right now. Well maybe not sooo rich but i'd have gained a lot. So many iPhones and then in 6-8 months the new one comes out lol.
12-14-2009, 04:01 PM #8
12-14-2009, 04:21 PM #9
All this money they are bringing in and aren't willing to cut me any slack on my cracked screen.
I bought my 3GS June 23rd
12-14-2009, 04:51 PM #10
funny thing is i told my dad 2 invest in apple 2 years ago he didnt listen
12-14-2009, 05:18 PM #11
12-14-2009, 07:42 PM #12
Anyone have any idea how much recycled materials they use in the production of the iPhone? Cause if they used even 10% it would be a massive feather in their cap.
12-14-2009, 08:03 PM #13
If you were to be one of the people who make iPhones, you'd be rich! The stock won't stop...Asking for help is different from being stupid. Fanboys can rot in @#$%!
12-14-2009, 08:13 PM #14
I am sooo glad at&t would not let me have a new 3GS when they came out. Now my contract is up. There are some nice phones coming soon. I hope Apple brings out a new kick ***** iphone this spring. But, if not, I will checking out the competitions phones.
12-14-2009, 08:18 PM #15
dang thats a lot of iphone... D:
12-14-2009, 10:26 PM #16
So this is kinda off topic but idc. I've been on a Tmobile US plan for about a year now with no data xfer (dont need it when theres wifi all over now-a-days) well I just got data today and am now tethered to my PC surfing teh intrawebz at half the price (and half the speed lol) of dsl prices IM SO HAPPY! cookie4meh
12-14-2009, 10:49 PM #17
12-14-2009, 11:22 PM #18
i only count 323 iphones in the picture :P
12-15-2009, 12:55 AM #19
i invested in apple back when forrest gump made it popularkillall Terminal
12-15-2009, 10:03 AM #20
Dang man thassa bunch a dang ol' iphones man. whatcha think they gon do wif all dem fancy pocket compooters?This is getting a lil' ridiculous...