The company will reduce production by 10 million devices.
Apple planned to release 90 million new iPhone models in the last three months of 2021, Bloomberg writes, citing sources.
According to the publication, Broadcom and Texas Instruments (TI) cannot cope with the supply of chips. Apple is also facing a shortage of components from other suppliers and has warned manufacturing partners to reduce the volume by 10 million.
Apple is one of the world’s largest buyers of chips, but even with strong purchasing power, the company is struggling with supply disruptions like everyone else, writes Bloomberg. Representatives of Apple and TI declined to comment. Broadcom did not respond to the request.
In September 2021, Apple introduced the iPad mini, the iPhone 13 line, and the new Apple Watch.