Apple May Shut Down iPhone X Production This Summer

Apple May Shut Down iPhone X Production This Summer

The 10th-anniversary model, which the Cupertino giant heralded as the most innovative smartphone to be released, isn’t exactly a favorite amongst Chinese customers. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo professed that the notch in the screen of the X is “removing too much usable space,” as per Metro. However, the notch is needed for the phone because it houses the Face ID camera which unlocks the device.

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Furthermore, Kuo stated that Apple wanted to stop production of the X so it can introduce new iPhone models in September. The upcoming devices will presumably give Apple a 10% sales growth by the end of 2018. The devices include a second generation iPhone X 5.8-inch, 6.5-inch, and a “$650-750 USD” 6.1-inch iPhone SE variant which will be equipped with Face ID technology.

Apple is expected to see a humble 5% sales growth in the first half of the year by selling the X alongside the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus devices. These sales percentage numbers relate to the global smartphone market as a whole.

 

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