Apple says to anticipate “longer wait occasions” when you plan on ordering an iPhone 14 Pro or 14 Pro Max. In a press release, the corporate explains that covid restrictions are affecting its iPhone manufacturing facility in Zhengzhou, China, which is presently “working at considerably lowered capability.”
“We proceed to see sturdy demand for iPhone 14 Professional and iPhone 14 Professional Max fashions,” Apple says. “Nonetheless, we now anticipate decrease iPhone 14 Professional and iPhone 14 Professional Max shipments than we beforehand anticipated and prospects will expertise longer wait occasions to obtain their new merchandise.”
In October, a report from Reuters revealed that iPhone manufacturing might stoop by at the least 30 % as a result of strict covid restrictions affecting Foxconn, the China-based manufacturing facility Apple makes use of to construct its new iPhones. As famous by The New York Times, Foxconn’s 200,000 staff have just lately been pressured to remain contained in the constructing throughout an outbreak with restricted meals and provides for a number of days, main workers to flee the facility in droves.