The Right introduces KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, delivered a few days before the official figures, estimates sales of Apple products in the last quarter. In a memo obtained by AppleInsider, Kuo believes that the company has once again performed well.
And this success, Apple should still very largely to the iPhone which, let us recall it weighs 70% of sales and quarterly earnings of US giant. Thus, Ming-Chi Kuo estimated iPhone sales to 54.2 million units
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Certainly it ‘ is much less than in the two previous quarters – 74.4 and 61.17 million units – but very strong growth, always on year. During the 3rd quarter of fiscal year 2014, Apple had indeed passed 35.2 million iPhone.
With an expected growth of 54%, the manufacturer would therefore continue its momentum and the successful launch of the iPhone 6. And KGI analyst, Apple once again benefit from strong demand for its smartphones in China. Another figure illustrating the progression of iPhone sales: three quarters, Apple has already sold well over iPhone that during the whole year 2014 (approximately 190 million against 169.2)
. But Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple should make a strong quarter also on the side of Mac sales (5.4 million), an increase of 21.6%. However, performance on the tablet market remain in decline.
The ever lower iPad
Tim Cook should be able to recycle their argument the previous quarters to justify the likely further decline in iPad sales. For KGI, the manufacturer would have passed 8.8 million tablets during the last three months, a decrease of 33.5% year on year.
The CEO of the firm could also enjoy the next financial conference July 21 to finally announce sales of Apple Watch. If Ming-Chi Kuo judge shy home consumer, the US would still have sold 3.9 million connected watches.
He could also see its shipments grow by 41.1% (5.5 million units) to the next quarter thanks to the availability of Apple Watch on additional markets. Therefore, the analyst believes Apple could sell in 2015 no less than 15 million watches.