Citing a Taiwan-based component supplier, DigiTimes reports that Apple has upped its Q1 2011 iPhone shipment goal from 19 million units to 20-21 million units.
The first-quarter shipment goal for WCDMA iPhones has been adjusted from 13 million units to 14-15 million units, the sources said. The shipment goal for CDMA iPhones, which will be launched in North America and Asia Pacific in the first quarter, is set at 5-6 million units, the sources added.
Global iPhone shipments in fourth-quarter 2010 are estimated at 15.5 million units, resulting in a total of 47 million units for the entire 2010, the sources indicated.
WCDMA refers to the current iPhone 4 while CDMA of course is in reference to the rumored Verizon iPhone expected to launch in the first half of 2011.