iPhone: 14 Pro and Pro Max deliveries delayed due to quarantine in China

iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max deliveries are delayed due to quarantine in China

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Apple Inc announced yesterday that it expects lower shipments of the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone Pro Max mobile phones compared to previous estimates, as restrictions on COVID-19 have caused temporary problems to reduce production at a factory in the city of Zhengzhou, China.

"The manufacturing facility is currently operating at a significantly reduced production capacity," Apple said in a statement. "Our customers will need to wait for a longer period of time in order to receive the new products," the company added.

Reuters reported last month that Apple's iPhone production will drop by about 30% at one of the world's largest factories next month due to China's anti-Covid restrictions.

The central factory in Zhengzhou, which employs about 200.000 people, is malfunctioning due to the implementation of measures to prevent the spread of the virus. COVID-19, with several employees leaving it.

Source: RES-EAP