It's entirely possible that the reason Apple doesn't need very many XR's is that most customers are choosing the highest-end models or defaulting to the lower-end, cheaper products.
There are reports that Apple has pulled back plans for a major iPhone XR capacity boost, with Foxconn and Pegatron planning to deploy fewer manufacturing lines for Apple's cheapest premium phone.
The Nikkei report comes days after Apple said sales for the usually busy holiday period would likely miss analyst expectations as sales in emerging markets including India were weak.
Apple slid 3.3 per cent on Monday, adding to the stock's near 7 per cent fall on Friday, after the Nikkei reported the company has told two smartphone assemblers to halt plans for additional production lines dedicated to the lower-cost iPhone XR, according to Reuters.
Apple reportedly asked smaller Taiwanese assembler Wistron to prepare for rush orders, but it won't be getting XR orders this holiday season.
Thanks in part to the release of exciting new models like the iPhone XS and XS Max during the third quarter, Apple is still growing its market share in the U.S. according to newly released data from Kantar Worldpanel.
Interestingly, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have had orders increase by more than 5 million units.
Apple on Monday did not respond to Reuters' request for comment.
Last year, Apple had to face one of the most controversial year endings when the infamous performance throttling feature was discovered to bog down older iPhones.
At Rs 76,900, the iPhone XR is still on the expensive side, and maybe some cashback, EMI and buyback offers could help Apple sell significant number of units. The publication notes that Apple had previously planned 20 million units for the older iPhone models this quarter, but raised the figure to 25 million units.
Both Foxconn and Pegatron are used by Apple to assemble its smartphones, alongside Wistron.
Healthy early sales of iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max models in the States are good news for Apple.
It's unclear if he has obtained an attorney, and he's expected to be extradited to Canada, where he may face additional charges. Banks says Toronto police also conducted investigations but could not find a connection to Canada and their "leads went cold".
Daniels said: "I'm touched by all of the comments from Glenn's family and those in the football and broadcasting world". He won the FA Cup and UEFA Cup with Spurs and also played for Monaco , Swindon and Chelsea .
However, during the first set the Bosnian advised Djokovic that one of his shots, which was called out, actually landed in. Everybody was sure he would be back to his best and I am happy to see someone like him back playing at that high level".
But some big spenders on ads "related to issues of national importance " appear to be vendors chiefly interested in making money. Also among the top spenders is the oil company Exxon Mobil, which has spent nearly $2 million on ads on Facebook since May.
On Monday, they kept the projected jackpot at $1.6 billion but will re-examine the numbers Tuesday to decide if it should go up. A 2016 Powerball jackpot that was worth $1.58 billion is the current record-holder for largest jackpot in history.
Turkey is seeking the extradition of 18 Saudi suspects detained in the kingdom in connection with the October 2 killing. Saudi officials have said the kingdom will try the 18 and bring them to justice after the investigation is complete.
Her exit from NBC News is not official yet. "But I'm not going to be one of the ones piling on Megyn Kelly at this time". A source revealed to People that the network had been reassigning Megyn Kelly Today workers to other roles.
Iran's national currency, the rial, now trades at 145,000 to one USA dollar - down from 40,500 to $1 a year ago. Rouhani pledged to government officials in his remarks that Iran would overcome the USA embargo.
If the existing US/China trade-war escalates, UBS foresees lower economic growth in both countries before policy responses. The Chinese cohort is 97 percent self-made, many of them in sectors such as technology and retail.
The Red Dead Redemption 2 companion app is now on track for October 26, 2018, alongside the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 release. The Xbox One S is Microsoft's entry-level Xbox One console, granting access to all Xbox games on a budget.
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Pogba was involved in both United goals on Sunday, later teeing up Anthony Martial to hit what ultimately proved the victor . I think the goalkeepers now know his run-up and they don't move, they are waiting until the last second for his decision.
Crude futures traded choppily on Wednesday, with Brent rising by $1 a barrel earlier in the session before retreating. According to API data, the six-week running tally of crude oil inventory gains equals 27 million barrels.
The blackface thing is a pretext, a "socially acceptable" reason for ending the Kelly experiment at NBC abruptly. The network reportedly told Megan Kelly Today staffers not to worry about their jobs on Wednesday.
In an interview on Saturday, the 41-year-old said he would be comfortable fighting under any format. "I just want to entertain". As for Nasukawa , the 20-year old fighter from Japan is now 27-0 as a professional kickboxer with 21 knockouts.
The port is a key entry point for food and humanitarian aid, but the coalition says the Houthis also use it to import weapons. The conflict has caused almost 10,000 deaths, mostly civilians, and caused the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.
Some kind of catch that explains why the OnePlus 6T is significantly cheaper than much of the competition. The OnePlus 6T is available now from the OnePlus website and, here in the USA , from T-Mobile.
Trump's presidential campaign in 2016 concentrated on border fears, and that's his final-week focus in the midterm fight. TRUMP: " Asylum is not a program for those living in poverty ." - speech Thursday.
Earlier in the press conference he explained how "the first thing I do, even as a player, is self-reflect: what did I do?" However, domestically they trail league leaders Hearts by eight points and Gerrard has issued another warning.
José Mourinho has come under heavy fire this season, both from United fans and from the wider footballing community. They need great players, great movements, creative football to identify themselves to a player or a team.
Rockstar Games are proud to announce that Red Dead Redemption 2 is now available worldwide for PS4 and Xbox One systems. Red Dead Redemption 2 has finally arrived, and gaming fans all over the world can hardly contain their excitement.
US national security adviser John Bolton told Putin on October 23 that Washington would press ahead with plans to quit the treaty. Interested in Russia? Add Russia as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia news, video, and analysis from ABC News .
Is it a good or bad thing that Google has limited non-approved devices to 5W? But it should be coming in the next few days. The Pixel line of smartphones is Google's attempt to create a line of devices which can take down the Apple iPhone.
Turkish officials suspect Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate by Saudi agents and his body cut up. Qahtani, along with several other senior officials, have been fired from their government positions.