Call - or text - it in: Apple is exceeding expectations when it comes to the latest iPhone. Earlier on Tuesday, Nikkei Asia reported that Apple plans to manufacture up to 96 million iPhones in the first half of 2021, a nearly 30% year-on-year increase that will include the latest iPhone 12 range and the older iPhone 11 and iPhone SE. Dan Ives, Managing Director of Equity Research at Wedbush Securities, says this solidifies his supercycle thesis for the iPhone 12.