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Apple Decreases iPhone 5C Production; Increases 5S

By Bryan Chan & James Lu - on 17 Oct 2013, 10:07am

Apple Decreases iPhone 5C Production; Increases 5S

According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple has told manufacturers it will reduce orders for the iPhone 5C in the final three months of the year, while increasing production of the iPhone 5S.

Pegatron Corp, which is said to assemble about two thirds of iPhone 5Cs was told that orders would be reduced by less than 20 percent. Meanwhile, Foxconn, which makes the remaining 5Cs, was told that production would be cut by a third. However, a Foxconn executive also stated that Apple has increased orders for the iPhone 5S.

Apple's move to cut back on the 5C while increasing 5S production makes sense in light of the recent report published by analytics firm CIRP, which showed a 2.3 to 1 lead for the iPhone 5S over the 5C in the month of September:

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