Scott Moritz和TheStreet.com的百万iPhone La-La Land

斯科特莫里茨,TheStreet.com专栏作家,我几个星期前就已经死了关于苹果实际上预计在第一个周末销售100万部iPhone的假想“耳机数”的废话,又回来了

Apple shares took a 3% dip Tuesday amid speculation about a cut in production of the trendy iPod-inspired phoneThe chatter that sent the stock down was that Apple was reducing its production of iPhones from “9 million units to 4.5 million units,” according to a note from the stock trading desk at Miller Tabak & Co.

苹果是否真的减少了iPhone的生产订单,我不知道(But I suspect if they did, the news would be unlikely to reach Wall Street — bad news seems even less likely to leak than good news, and Apple rarely leaks these days.) But, regardless whether it’s true, the rumor alone sent AAPL shares down, and it’s certainly worth reporting what the rumor was.

更新:它结束了米勒塔巴克的“笔记”也不存在Miller Tabak的分析师Peter Boockvar,告诉AppleInsider,“无视它今天苹果没有备注这是纯粹的噪音。“莫里茨在TheStreet.com上发布的内容是错误的。

然后,莫里茨再次进入“百万只iPhone”拉拉土地:

The hotly anticipated iPhone generated a great deal of attention and initial sales were briskBut as TheStreet.com reported, the demand was less than some had anticipatedPeople familiar with the company said at the time that Apple were prepared to sell out the 1 million phones it had ready for its weekend debut.

Is it possible that Apple executives had secretly hoped for or even expected an even stronger demand for iPhones over the opening weekend? Sure但是他们有可能预计会出售一百万个吗?没有。

我们知道周五晚上和周六有多少苹果售出:270,000我们也知道,在iPhone上市四天后的7月3日,大多数Apple商店都已售罄苹果怎么可能预期甚至希望卖出70万额外如果他们在周二几乎售罄的话,那么在开幕周末会有iPhone吗?

你可以争论iPhone的首次亮相是伟大的还是非常棒的,但你不能说苹果实际上希望销售的产品数量是实际产品的两倍多但显然,有一个商业媒体试图争辩这一点。