By: Jalen Chung and Frances Huang
Taipei, Jan. 8 (CNA) Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), the world’s largest contract electronics maker, posted record high annual sales of NT$4.48 trillion (US$134 billion) for 2015 on the back of the launch of the latest iPhone models.
Following the release of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in September, Hon Hai’s monthly sales peaked in November at NT$517.52 billion but dropped 20.84 percent in December to NT$409.65 as demand for the new iPhones waned, the company’s data showed.
The December revenue was the lowest monthly figure since August, when it was NT$292.92 billion. The December figure represented a 20.54 percent drop year-on-year. [FULL STORY]