THEM Apple has released an official note you say where you will be harder to find units iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max later this year due to reduced supply of devices. This will happen due to the current lockdown in Zhengzhou, China, where the main factory of these models for Apple operates.
The factory in question is one of the largest factories in Foxconn, which works to produce products for many technology giants around the world. A COVID-19 alert in the country resulted in a lockdown, affecting several facilities in the region, and it would be no different for Apple. What stands out is that the company has decided to be more transparent this time around and talk about how this will affect their iPhones.
“COVID-19 restrictions have temporarily affected the main iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max assembly facility in Zhengzhou, China.” – Apple official description says with free translation. “The factory is currently operating at significantly reduced capacity. As we did during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are prioritizing the health and safety of workers in our supply chain.”
Apple predicts increased wait times
China is struggling with new disease outbreaks and the region in question has been put under strict isolation. Foxconn’s largest factory is located in Zhengzhou, where the company has more than 200,000 employees, all affected by the lockdown.
“We continue to see strong demand for the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. However, we now expect fewer iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max shipments than we previously anticipated, and our customers will experience longer wait times to receive your new products,” he said. company.
Source: Tec Mundo