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Apple expected to get 49M in unit sales with iPhone 6s imminent release, says UBS

August 11
6:39 AM 2015

Investment company, UBS, was firm on it claim that Apple will remain to keep their competitors at bay with the iPhone 6s launch this coming September.

The investment company also predicted that Apple is looking at 49M, in sales, for the rest of September quarter because of the iPhone 6s, Apple Insider reported. UBS based the report from their Evidence Lab iPhone Monitor, which is dedicated to monitor the search volume of the Cupertino-based company around the world.

UBS' analyst Steven Milunovich also cited that iPhone's growth over the last four years was 73 percent at first then increased by 20 percent and 13 percent, the following 2 years, respectively. The analyst also looks for Apple to gain an estimated 35 percent this year. He also predicted for Apple to continue to upwards trend, towards fiscal 2016, which will be spearheaded by the iPhone 6s.

In relation to the iPhone 6s, although faced with a little bump on the road, the iPhone 6s will have the A9 chip, that is rumored to have the performance to kill for, News Investors pointed out. The chipset will be faster and will be more power efficient due to its size of just 14/16nm (nanometer).

According to a tech expert, Srini Sundararajan, the A9 processor will be approximately 20 percent more powerful, 12 to 15 percent smaller in size and is 35 percent more power efficient. Aside from what will it bring on the power department, the A9 chip is also expected to boost the phone's graphics performance boost.

In related news, by the end of July 2015, Apple posted a total of $49.6 billion and a quarterly net profit of $10.7 billion. These results showed the tech giant's increased net profit of $7.7 billion from the last quarter (2nd Quarter of 2015). The growth, according to Apple, was fueled by the record third quarter sales of iPhone, Mac, and the Apple Watch.

With this news, Apple does not only show how strong they've become since entering the industry two decades ago. It also showed that Apple, with the iPhone 6s September release and the UBS report, that they have no intention to give up its spot and to continue their dominance in the upcoming years. 

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