Due to this delay, Apple pushed back some of the component orders from the first half of this year to the second half, the report said, citing sources familiar with the matter.
Apple did not comment on the information
According to the report, Apple’s production plans for iPhones have not been affected by the shortage, but the supply of some components is “quite tight”.
Semiconductor shortage remains an issue for Apple, but has yet to impact product availability to consumers, Nikkei adds
Foxconn, Apple’s main supplier, also warned that the chip shortage was affecting their customers’ supply. Businesses and consumers around the world are facing an unprecedented shortage.
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