iPhone weakness brought Foxconn first sales decline

The iPhone sales numbers seem Apple continues to worry – which is, of course, is complaining about a high level.

Apple partner Foxconn now had to announce a drop in sales in its history for the first time.

Foxconn is Apple’s most important partner for the hardware installation, especially the iPhone.

Although Foxconn has many other customers, Apple is likely to still be the most important – so that a weakening at the company from Cupertino has an impact on the numbers of the partner from Taiwan.

Recently it was said that Apple for mediocre sales figures for the iPhone 7 the orders had scaled back its partners in Asia.

Nikkei Asian Review is now reporting that Foxconn for the first time in its history than for a whole year had to announce a drop in sales. Revenue was in 2016 after the previous year by 2.81 percent and was thus “only” at 4,356 trillion New Taiwan dollars – about 129 billion euros.

At least in December he went to the store for the Chinese New Year, however, in the amount – the increase amounted to 9.76 percent compared to December 2015.

One should role the ordinary demand for the iPhone 7 Plus have played.

Generally, Foxconn to but need not have worried: Nikkei quoted the analyst Vincent Chen, who predicts a sales increase of 5 to 10 percent for the year 2017th Again, should again play an important role Apple: You go from a “healthy demand” for the iPhone 8 from.