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Apple eyes return to growth path next year, aims to ship 200 mn iPhones

iPhone remains Apple's most visible and profitable product and new devices will also drive adoption of Apple's services and applications

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The lineup however isn’t finalized and Apple’s plans may change

Debby Wu and Nate Lanxon | Bloomberg
Apple Inc. expects iPhone sales to return to growth next year as the introduction of a line of 5G devices supercharges demand, a person familiar with the company’s production plans said.

Apple aims to ship more than 200 million handsets in 2020 after introducing more than four new iPhone models, possibly including 4G and 5G models and a low-cost successor to the budget iPhone SE device, the person said. That’s up from analysts’ estimates of about 170 million to 190 million for 2019, snapping at least a year of stagnant sales.

The lineup however isn’t finalized and Apple’s plans may change, the

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First Published: Oct 30 2019 | 9:11 PM IST

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