Apple has halved the number of iPhone X units to be produced. This optional security measure is available only for iPhone X users.
Apple will still stick with a production target of 30 million units for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, which would suggest there's still some appetite for the lower-priced iPhones. That's another instance where Apple introduced three new phones, but ended up staggering the iPhone X's debut.More news: Waymo Orders Thousands Of Self-Driving Minivans
Apple saw a slowdown in the sales of iPhone X in major markets like the U.S, China, and Europe after an initial buzz following the phone's release in November.
The iPhone X is the company's most advanced smartphone yet but it also comes with a staggering price tag.
The US Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission have started investigating an Apple software update that slowed down older iPhones, according to a Bloomberg report. The OLED display, used in iPhone X is missing in it & is replaced by an LCD display.More news: Apple reportedly cuts Q1 iPhone X production in half
That's going to consume a lot of Apple's internal resources, Kuo says - so much so that an iPhone SE successor appears to be the odd phone out.
Last month, a report mentioned that the iPhone X had been outsold by the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus combined. The South Korean company was exclusively chosen due to being the only manufacturer that is able to produce a reliable supply for Apple. According to a report from The Investor, industry sources shared that Apple is set to launch two new iPhone models, one with a 5.85-inch screen and another with a 6.64-inch display. Its fresh design was the first in several generations, which was thought to be a big driver of upgrades. A new report from Nikkei claims that the company will cut production target in half for the months of January, February and March.More news: West Brom close in on Daniel Sturridge loan from Liverpool