Apple has ordered to smartphones manufacturers suppliers to make 85/90 million to Dec31, of the upcoming iPhone 6S and iPhone 6 S Plus combined.
Last year initial run was 70/80 million smartphones for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
In the first half of its fiscal year ended September, Apple sold 135.6 million iPhones a 43% increase from the same period last year.
The new iPhones may arrive with more powerful hardware like the A9 processor that might include a Samsung`s made 14 nm octa core chip , a stronger aluminum frame maybe a little thicker than the last year models.
Apple`s assembly partners now are 3: Foxconn, Pegatron and Wistron, since the company diversified its phones portfolio.
Rumors are saying there will be a 4th color, in addition to the silver, gold and space gray.
The phones are expected to feature Apple’s Force Touch technology that can distinguish between a light tap and deep press, allowing users to control a device differently depending on how hard they push on the screen,. Apple has added this feature to the Apple Watch and MacBook laptop computer.
Apple will keep the look design of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for the new models.