Apple is delaying the manufacturing ramp-up of its flagship iPhone fashions coming later this 12 months by a few month because the coronavirus pandemic has weakened world shopper demand and disrupted manufacturing throughout Asia, the Wall Road Journal reported citing folks 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 can be enabled with 5G connectivity that guarantees low response instances and quicker web.
The Nikkei had reported in late March that Apple was making 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.
Apple didn’t instantly reply to Reuters’ request for remark.
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