During fiscal year 2021, Apple could sell between 240 and 250 million iPhones according to Dan Ives, analyst at Wedbush. The American giant would thus beat its previous record, with 231 million iPhones sold during the 2015 financial year.
“While TheStreet forecasts around 220 million iPhones for FY21, we believe that based on this current trajectory and in a bullish case, Cupertino has the potential to sell over 240 million units (~ 250 million could be as plausible – an impressive figure), which would easily eclipse Apple’s previous record of 231 million units sold in fiscal year 15“Said Ives, in a research note shared with MacRumors today.
Ives estimates that 350 million iPhone users around the world are currently likely to switch to another Apple smartphone, which he says will translate into “an unprecedented super upgrade cycle”For the apple brand this year.
If these predictions prove to be correct, the iPhone 12 lineup could prove to be the most popular since the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, which saw high demand after their launch in September 2014 due to the size. most important of their screen. At the time, Samsung already offered several smartphones with screen sizes equal to or greater than 5 inches.