Nikkei Asian Review: only 20 million iPhone X units will be sold in 2017

In case you simply can’t get enough predictions on how many iPhone X units Apple will sell, Nikkei Asian Review — quoting unnamed sources — predicts that only 20 million models of the next gen iPhone will ship this year. That’s about half of what was planned. the article says.

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The Nikkei Asian Review says about 10 million iPhone X units are being produced each month, but lengthy supply issues will keep supply from meeting demand. Apple’s reliance on Samsung as the only OLED panel supplier and issues with a component of the 3D sensor system caused ongoing delays with the device, the article adds.