There is particularly strong demand for the iPhone 12 in Taiwan, with one carrier claiming to have sold its pre-sale quota in 45 minutes.
CHT claims that 65% of pre-orders are for the iPhone 12. FET reports that pre-orders for the first day of the iPhone 12 were three times higher than the iPhone 11 last year. In addition, 50 percent FET. Their pre-orders are for the iPhone 12 Pro.
Digitimes believes that the iPhone 12 lineup will help accelerate demand for 5G replacement from 4G models. Taiwan expects to see one million 5G service subscribers by the end of 2020 or the first quarter of 2021.
U.S. Pre-orders begin Friday morning.