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Demand for Apple's iPhone 11 seems to be good, particularly the brand new colours

Apple's iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Professional, and iPhone 11 Professional Max went up for pre-order on Friday. Apple will not share any official gross sales information for some time, however revered analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is right here to supply some early observations.

In keeping with Kuo (by way of 9to5Mac) who bases his evaluation totally on Apple's on-line transport estimates, total demand is forward of expectations, and there is robust demand for the brand new colours — midnight inexperienced for the iPhone 11 Professional/Max, and inexperienced in addition to purple for the iPhone 11.

I've checked Apple's U.S. web site and for the iPhone 11 with 64GB of storage, transport occasions are 5-7 days for all colours, besides inexperienced and purple, which ship in 2-Three weeks. 

Shipping time: 2-3 weeks.

Delivery time: 2-Three weeks.

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For the iPhone 11 Professional and the 11 Professional Max, the state of affairs is a little more advanced, with some fashions transport on Sept. 20, some in 7-10 days, and a few 2-Three weeks, however midnight inexperienced does usually ship later than different colours. 

In keeping with Kuo, manufacturing issues for the midnight inexperienced shade could also be contributing to that mannequin's decrease availability. 

Kuo additionally claims that whereas the demand is greater for the iPhone 11 Professional within the U.S., in China the cheaper, iPhone 11 seems to be the extra standard mannequin. A report by CNBC, which quotes Chinese language approved Apple reseller Fenqile, corroborates this, claiming that almost all of pre-orders in China have been for the iPhone 11. 

Kuo additionally says that Apple's trade-in program and cost plans with zero-interest charges are working, prompting extra individuals to improve. 

The iPhone 11, 11 Professional, and 11 Professional Max come to shops on Friday, Sept. 20. 

There's by no means a scarcity of iPhone gross sales estimates post-launch — and we'll seemingly see many extra experiences within the coming weeks. However we cannot actually know the way Apple's new flagships are promoting till the corporate posts its earnings outcomes for the fiscal 2019 first quarter, which ends in Dec. 2019. It is price noting that Apple stopped breaking down unit sales for particular person merchandise in its earnings experiences final yr, following lower-than-expected iPhone gross sales.