Bank of America/Merrill Lynch analysts expect Asian suppliers to ship 100 million Apple  (AAPL) - Get Apple Inc. (AAPL) Report iPhone 8s when the phone is released later this year. 

"The iPhone 8 could be sold out for more than 2 quarters. More OLED capacity will help in 2018 as other suppliers (outside of Samsung) ramp capacity ... for a couple of quarters post launch, the demand could outstrip supply," analysts at the firm wrote. 

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