And Chinese publication Commercial Times (via Digitimes), Foxconn is set to ensure an order for the production of 90 million iPhone 6.
This could indicate that Apple may launch the device earlier than expected.
In addition, analyst Wei Chen at Citigroup Global Markets said that Cupertino will further develop in the field of smartphones with the help of the iPhone 6.
Shipments are expected to increase 23% in 2014, compared to a growth of 13% recorded last year.
The analyst indicates that sales of smartphones could slow down 28% this year, against 40% last year.
He also underlines the fact that mature markets are “likely to edge up to 4%, down from 5%” in 2013.