This is information to be taken with a grain of salt, but it makes sense. According to a note released by analysts at Morgan Stanley, Apple could cut production of the iPhone 12 mini by two million units in order to be able to produce more iPhone 12 Pro.
The authors also indicate that the iPhone 12 mini would not be up to the expectations of the Cupertino company with less good results than expected. In total, this model would only represent 6% of iPhone 12 sales since its launch.
IPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max are selling better than expected
For its part, the standard iPhone 12 obtains honorable sales in China and the United States. In the Middle Kingdom, it thus represents 20.3% of the market share. It would even be the most used Apple phone in the country for the past four years, making a very impressive start.
These data ultimately join other analyzes that reached us when the new range of smartphones was launched. Thus, in November 2020 Patently Apple reported that sales of the iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max greatly exceeded the expectations of the Apple brand, so that we were approaching the end of stock. Conversely, the iPhone 12 mini on which the company relied heavily did not necessarily meet expectations.