Apple’s iPhone sales in the fourth quarter this year is expected to exceed that of last year’s, market research firm CounterPoint said.
The recently launched iPhone 12 began sales a month later than iPhone 11, the firm said, so December sales of iPhone 12 is expected to greatly increased.
Shipment is expected to increase 21% year-on-year in the fourth quarter.
The first six weeks sales of iPhone 12 was also higher than that of iPhone 11, CounterPoint noted.
Pent-up demand for a 5G iPhone was high and sales event in China and the US is boosting sales, it added.