Report: Apple iPhone 8 Production to Start Early, up to 48 million Units Targeted

Apple iPhone 8 rumors

This year will mark the 10th anniversary of the Apple iPhone and as a result, expectations are high as far as the rumored iPhone 8 is concerned.

Many expect that Apple will go all the way with the upcoming iPhone 8 – or whatever Cupertino shall decide on calling it – and according to a new research report, the tech giant’s launch event for this year’s iPhone will be the biggest ever. Coming from a report put together by BlueFin Research, Apple has plans to begin production of its 10th generation iPhone as early as Q2 2017.

Apparently, the tech giant will skip its usual dates of around early September and instead, the iPhone 8 will begin production in June. Given the hype around the phone, Apple expects that the demand will be huge. As a result, the report points out that the tech giant will produce more iPhone units to ensure that everyone is happy. If all goes according to this report, Apple will produce a whopping 48 million units of the iPhone 8, a massive.

Not so long ago, Apple revealed that iPhone 7 sales have helped revive the smartphone business of the company after boosting sales that were falling in mid-2016. Apple shipped 78.29 million iPhones, up by 5% when compared to the same period one year ago. This was a huge boost for a company that had just reported a decline in iPhone sales for the first time in years. With the iPhone 8, things are expected to be even much better for Cupertino.

Apple iPhone 8 rumors

There is talk on the street that Apple could come in with a third variant to go hand in hand with the expected iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Apparently, this third variant, which will be known as iPhone 8 Pro, will support the Apple Pencil. This is seen as a direct rival to Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which is expected to come back even bigger and better following what happened with the Galaxy Note 7.

We should be able to know more about this supposed iPhone 8, 8 Plus and 8 Pro (if any) in the coming days. Keep following us!

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