Apple will sell 5 to 8 million iPhone this weekend
Analysts believe that Apple will be able through this weekend from the sale of larger number of iPhones compared with last year , but not by much.
Expected analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray network specialized in the research market that Apple will be able to sell 5 to 8 million units of iPhone phones all over the world during the next Sunday . Moreover , the Gene Munster also expects to sell about 2.5 million Apple iPhone 5S phone and about 3 million of the phone iPhone 5C with the probability that the latter gets pre - orders amounting to about 1 million request.
Apart from that , he stressed many analysts others , including network BTIG Research that they expect to reach sales of phones iPhone new for at least 6 million units during this weekend , and the credit for this is due mainly to the fact that a company China Mobile finally decided to adopt Apple's new phones . Moreover , he stressed the famous analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities network which is available on a proven track record when it comes to Apple products coming that the Cupertino company will be able to sell 6 to 8 million units of the new iPhone phones at the end of this week.
For comparison, Apple said it managed to sell 5 million device iPhone 5 on the weekend that followed the event disclosure of this device in the past year , these sales fell short of analysts' estimates who were expecting to reach sales of iPhone 5 at that time to 10 million units. In fact , these sales cost Apple a lot in the stock market , where it caused impairment of the company 's shares . Because of concerns about the limited demand for new iPhone phones , analysts have shown that they are more cautious in their estimates this time.