Affected by the epidemic, iPhone sales may decline 16.8% in 2020

According to news on March 20, according to analyst Mike Walker of Canaccord Genuity, Apple's mobile phone sales in 2020 will be reduced from 202 million to 168 million, a decline of 16.8%. It is estimated that there will be 183 million iPhones listed in 2021, a reduction rate of 16%; and in the first quarter of 2020, iPhone sales will decline by 10%, which may be only 36 million to 40 million.

Since Apple closed down all Apple Stores except China's 42 retail stores, the production and sales of Apple phones have been greatly affected. In addition, due to the impact of the epidemic, users' demand for mobile phones has also greatly reduced. Therefore, Apple's mobile phone sales fell significantly.

In addition, according to the current situation and data, Apple's Wedbush Securities released the latest forecast that Apple may not be able to launch a new 5G iPhone model this year, and the next release of this phone will continue to 12 to 18. Months later. However, some analysts believe that the 5G iPhone 12 will be released as scheduled.

It is understood that Apple originally planned to release an entry-level iPhone 9 or iPhone 9 Plus at the end of this month. This phone mimics the iPhone 8 in design and will also use the same A13 bionic chip as the iPhone 11. The sales of this phone in 2020 are estimated to be between 30 million and 40 million, but according to the current situation, sales may only reach between 20 million and 30 million.