Apple Delays Mass Production of 2020 Flagship iPhones

As per the new report from the wall street journal Apple is delaying the mass production of the brand new iPhone 12  by around 1 month. that the impact of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID 19) across manufacturing and supply chains has disrupted Apple’s iPhone 12 mass production plans. also, there is a new rumor that Apple will introduce 4 new iPhone models towards the end of 2020, all with 6.7, 6.1 and 5.4 inch OLED screens respectively.

Although Apple normally announces its annual iPhone refresh in September and starts shipping its devices before the end of the month. The tech giant is able to do this thanks to mass manufacturing over the summer months, allowing the company to quickly ship devices to retailers after the handsets are officially announced.

However, This delay in mass production will not have a direct impact on Apple when it launches the iPhone 12. Also, The wall street journal reports that Apple will still be manufacturing its iPhones from July to September, but the mass production delay could mean we’ll see shortages of the new handsets by the end of 2020.

This is not anyways a new thing to Apple because Apple has experienced iPhone production delays before. The iPhone 8 was announced alongside the iPhone X series in September 2017, but it didn’t reach the stores till November due to some production issues. A similar thing occurred during Apple’s iPhone XR launch as it was announced in September 2018 and hit stores in October 2018 due to issues in LCD display production.


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