Apple has ordered between 80 and 90 million units of its forthcoming iPhone 6S, amid signs that it's on course to be the biggest selling iPhone so far.
The figure represents a major jump from the 70 to 80 million units of the iPhone 6 Apple ordered last year and was revealed by anonymous sources speaking with the Wall Street Journal.
The report also backed up previous claims that Apple is priming Force Touch technology for the iPhone 6S.
The inclusion of touchscreen tech which can register presses as well as swipes is likely to be alluring to customers looking for a different smartphone experience.
Apple is also said to be lining up a raft of camera improvements, with a beefed-up 12-megapixel sensor and a series of new features to set the iPhone’s imaging smarts apart from the competition.
Pegatron and Foxconn are expected to be Apple’s main assembly partners for the iPhone 6S and are handling the high number of orders.
Production is said to have already begun and is set to ramp up next month, according to supply-chain sources.
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