Apple to trim iPhone 5C orders this quarter, says report

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Apple to trim iPhone 5C orders this quarter, says report

Apple 's iPhone 5C.

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The iPhone 5S has proven to be a hot commodity. The iPhone 5C? Not so much, at least according to a new report.

Apple has told two of its iPhone suppliers that it plans to cut orders for the 5C this quarter, the Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday.

Citing information from “people familiar with the situation,” the Journal reported that supplier Pegatron was told that 5C orders would be trimmed by less than 20 percent. Hon Hai, aka Foxconn, was informed that orders would be reduced by a third. Pegatron assembles around two thirds of 5C units, according to analysts, with Foxconn accounting for the rest.

So, does this latest item signal doom and gloom for Apple ? Not really.

To be sure, the 5C isn’t exactly heating up the consumer market. Apple dashed hopes of a truly low-cost phone that could compete internationally when it revealed that the nonsubsidized price of the 5C would be $550. Even at a subsidized cost of $99 with a two-year contract, the 5C has undergone price chops from Walmart, … [Read more]

Apple to trim iPhone 5C orders this quarter, says report


Apple to trim iPhone 5C orders this quarter, says report

 

Apple to trim iPhone 5C orders this quarter, says report

 

Apple to trim iPhone 5C orders this quarter, says report

 

Apple to trim iPhone 5C orders this quarter, says report

 

Apple to trim iPhone 5C orders this quarter, says report

Apple to trim iPhone 5C orders this quarter, says report

Apple to trim iPhone 5C orders this quarter, says report

Apple to trim iPhone 5C orders this quarter, says report

Apple to trim iPhone 5C orders this quarter, says report

Apple to trim iPhone 5C orders this quarter, says report

Apple to trim iPhone 5C orders this quarter, says report

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