Looking back a little bit and exactly when it was revealed the new iPhone phones , it was believed that the low - cost iPhone iPhone 5C may eat some of the market share for the iPhone 5S high cost , especially in emerging markets such as India and China. But apparently, this is not the case in spite of everything , it was iPhone 5C is not worth buying in the eyes of many people as it did not come at a competitive price , as many thought it would be. There was already a lot of talk about the fact that sales of the iPhone 5C weak. According to some recent projections , are expected to remain weak sales of the iPhone 5C as well as in the fourth quarter of this year. Says TrendForce network estimates that the iPhone 5C will represent 24 percent of total shipments of iPhones in the quarter , while it is expected to reap iPhone 5s on nearly 70 percent of the total sales of the iPhone.
TrendForce statistics indicate also that Apple managed to ship 33.8 million units of iPhones in the third quarter of this year, and it was all of the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5s are collectively more than 50% of those shipments. In addition, says TrendForce further that shipments of iPhone 5C in the fourth quarter of this year will drop to 11 million units, and these statistics will be fairly reasonable in view of the many recent rumors, which says that Apple has reduced the pace of production of iPhone 5C. TrendForce expects to enable Apple to ship 46 million mobile iPhone in the fourth quarter of this year, which will lead to an increase in sales by 2.2 percent on an annual basis.