Apple has limited production of the 5C from 300,000 to 150,000 per day, reports Chinese website Ctechcn.
The site claims the same inside sources that leaked photos of the iPhone 5S box days before Apple’s official announcement has revealed the figures, indicating that the budget version of the latest flagship iPhone isn’t selling as well as the tech firm predicted they would.
This news is in keeping with recent data from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners that the iPhone 5S is outselling the iPhone 5C by more than two to one.
The data reveals that the 5S made up 64 per cent of iPhone sales since it launched in September, whereas the 5C only accounted for 27 per cent.
The iPhone 5C comes in a range of colours, a plastic case, a slighter larger battery than the iPhone 5 and an improved front-facing camera.