Minister of State For Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Wednesday mentioned he has spoken to Apple on studies of shops within the nationwide capital operating out of inventory of the agency’s newest telephone providing iPhone14 Professional.
The minister additionally mentioned there was a surge in demand for iPhone 14 Pro and Apple is addressing the availability constraints.
“I’ve spoken with Apple they usually have mentioned whereas iPhone14 demand is being met additionally with India manufacturing, the iPhone14 Professional demand has surged and is going through provide constraints which they’re addressing,” he tweeted.
His tweet got here in response to a grievance of shops operating out of inventory of Apple iPhone 14 Professional and iPhone 14 Pro Max variations for weeks within the nationwide capital area and that non-public sellers had been promoting them within the black market.
“Personal gross sales are in all probability “alternate” provide channels,” Chandrasekhar mentioned.
iPhone 14 Professional and iPhone 14 Professional Max went on sale on September 16.
It was reported earlier this week that the Apple is slicing again manufacturing of iPhone 14 Plus and is rising the output of the costlier iPhone 14 Professional attributable to lukewarm demand, as per market analysis agency TrendForce.
The share of costlier iPhone 14 Pro sequence has elevated to 60 % of the whole output from the initially deliberate 50 %, and it may rise to 65 % sooner or later, the report mentioned.
In one other report this month, it was mentioned that the the corporate can also be slicing manufacturing of iPhone 14 Plus inside weeks of beginning shipments. This step is being taken because the Apple re-evaluates demand for the mid-range mannequin, the Data reported, citing two individuals concerned within the firm’s provide chain.
The Cupertino, California-based firm advised at the very least one producer in China to right away halt manufacturing of iPhone 14 Plus parts, in accordance with the report.