Apple to boost ‘iPhone 13’ production to 90M units in 2021

Ahead of Apple’s expected launch of a next-generation iPhone this fall, a report on Tuesday claims the company is anticipating heavy demand for the new handset line and has asked manufacturers to ready as many as 90 million for 2021.

iPhone 12Citing sources familiar with Apple’s plans, Bloomberg on Tuesday reports Apple’s orders suggest the company is expecting increased demand as the world emerges from COVID-19 restrictions.According to market estimates, Apple ships about 75 million iPhones between launch and the end of the year. If the report is accurate, the increase in orders would account for a 20% uptick year-over-year.

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