Apple to Delay Mass Production of 2020 Flagship iPhones: Report

Apple is delaying the manufacturing ramp-up of its flagship iPhone fashions coming later this yr by a few month because the coronavirus pandemic has weakened world shopper demand and disrupted manufacturing throughout Asia, the Wall Street Journal reported citing folks acquainted with the matter.

Apple is forging forward with plans to launch 4 new iPhone fashions later this yr, the report added citing sources.

The new fashions will probably be enabled with 5G connectivity that guarantees low response occasions 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 quantity of handsets that it plans to make within the second half of this yr by as a lot as 20 %.

The firm, which historically unveils new iPhone fashions in September, released a smaller iPhone priced at $399 (Rs. 42,500 in India) earlier this month.

Apple didn’t instantly reply to Reuters’ request for remark.

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