Apple has suffered lower than a lot of its rivals from the worldwide chip shortages, but it surely nonetheless took successful and even its golden goose iPhone lineup was affected.
Digitimes‘s provide chain sources have now added a bit extra particulars saying that the brand new iPhone 13 lineup’s inventory will not be capable to match the demand till at the least February.
Apple’s heavy money reserves helped the corporate to mitigate the chip shortages is a few areas. As an illustration, TSMC has reserved a lot of its manufacturing strains for Apple’s chips, besides a bunch of legacy chips are nonetheless briefly provide and that forestalls the telephones from being constructed.
In an traders observe, Tim Prepare dinner mentioned that the elements provide points price the corporate $6 billion final quarter and we are able to solely besides that quantity to develop within the final three months of the 12 months.