Apple says that “long wait times” should be estimated if you plan to order an iPhone 14 Pro or 14 Pro Max. In a press releaseThe company states that the COVID restrictions are affecting its iPhone manufacturing facility in Zhengzhou, China, which is currently “operating at very low capacity.”
“We continue to see strong demand for the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max models,” says Apple. “However, we now expect iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max shipments to be lower than before and customers will experience longer wait times to receive their new products.”
In October, a report from Reuters revealed that iPhone production could drop by at least 30% due to stricter COVID restrictions affecting Foxconn, the China-based manufacturing unit Apple uses to manufacture its new iPhones. famous as new York TimesFoxconn’s 200,000 employees have been forced to stay inside the building during the recent outbreak of limited food and supplies, the main to run away from labor facility in droves.