Several weeks ago, the iPhone 13 series launch was predicted to happen in late September. Only yesterday, analyst Daniel Ives commented that Apple would unveil the new models within the third week of September, suggesting that the production phase will reach completion. Consistent with a rumor, that phase might be finished by the top of August, assuming everything goes smoothly.
Apple’s Stock of the iPhone 13 Models Could Range Between 85-90 Million Units During the last half of 2021
According to the translated info published thereon Home, the iPhone 13 will be mass-produced by the top of August. Foxconn, Apple’s chief iPhone assembler, is offering a record-high signing bonus to workers to hurry up completion, suggesting that Apple and its supply partners are well-prepared for the event that’s expected to require place within the last half of 2021.
The Chinese Securities Journal reportedly asked Foxconn to verify the production timeline for the iPhone 13, but the assembling giant denied to discuss any Apple products or its customers. TSMC is additionally one among many Apple partners that commenced production of the A15 Bionic early, likely to stop any delays of the iPhone 13 launch.
Thanks to the continued chip shortage, TSMC has reportedly preferred Apple’s chip supply, possibly because the Cupertino giant commands a significantly tall order, which ends up in TSMC posting record revenues. Apple has also been rumored to possess secured TSMC’s initial batch of 4nm chips. The Taiwanese manufacturer moves with pace to make sure that 3nm chip orders are also readied by H2, 2022 for its lucrative customer.
In short, Apple has solidified a strong supply chain, which will only end in the iPhone 13 launch happening on schedule. This wasn’t the case back in 2020, as Apple unveiled the iPhone 12 family in October, and even then, the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max were available to pre-order after the regular iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. Hopefully, customers won’t need to wait for their preferred models to be stocked later.
News Source: IT Home