Apple iPhone 2020 Mass Production Delayed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Apple iPhone 2020 Mass Manufacturing Delayed Resulting from Coronavirus Outbreak

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Apple is anticipated to launch the brand new iPhone 12 sequence in September nonetheless, the brand new handsets might face provide slowdowns.

  • Final Up to date: April 27, 2020, 7:44 PM IST

Apple is delaying the manufacturing ramp-up of its flagship iPhone fashions coming later this 12 months by a couple of month because the coronavirus pandemic has weakened international client demand and disrupted manufacturing throughout Asia, the Wall Road Journal reported citing individuals accustomed to the matter.

Apple is forging forward with plans to launch 4 new iPhone fashions later this 12 months, the report added citing sources. The brand new fashions shall be enabled with 5G connectivity that guarantees low response instances and sooner web. The Nikkei had reported in late March that Apple was getting ready to presumably delay the launch of its first 5G iPhone fashions.

The WSJ report on Monday added that Apple was slashing the variety of handsets that it plans to make within the second half of this 12 months by as a lot as 20 %. The corporate, which historically unveils new iPhone fashions in September, launched a smaller iPhone priced at $399 (Rs. 42,500 in India) earlier this month.

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