In recent weeks, Apple slashed production orders for its latest iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR models due to „lower-than-expected demand,“ among other reasons, according to unnamed sources cited by The Wall Street Journal.
The report claims the production cuts have hit the iPhone XR hardest, with Apple said to have slashed its production plan for the device by „up to a third of the approximately 70 million units“ it had asked some suppliers to produce between September and February, amounting to a reduction of up to 23.3 million units or so.
And in the past week, the report claims Apple told several suppliers that it cut its [...]
Apple customers in Australia and New Zealand are always the first to get their hands on new devices on launch day because of time zone differences, and the Apple’s newest devices are no exception.
It’s morning time in Australia and New Zealand and customers who pre-ordered one a new iPad Pro, MacBook Air, or Mac mini are beginning to receive their shipments and have started sharing arrival news on Twitter, Instagram, and the MacRumors forums.
There are no Apple Stores in New Zealand, so customers in Australia are the first to be able to purchase one of Apple’s new devices from an Apple retail location. Apple should have iPad Pro models available [...]
Apple customers in Australia and New Zealand are always the first to get their hands on new devices on launch day because of time zone differences, and the iPhone XR is no exception.
It’s now morning time in Australia and New Zealand and customers who pre-ordered one of Apple’s new devices are beginning to receive their shipments. New iPhone XR owners have started sharing photos of the device on Twitter, Instagram, Reddit, and the MacRumors forums.
There are no Apple Stores located in New Zealand, so customers in Australia were the first to be able to purchase an iPhone XR from an Apple retail location. Given that iPhone XR stock quantities remained [...]
Apple is reportedly shifting around iPhone XR orders amongst its manufacturing partners to ensure production issues don’t cause supply constraints when the smartphone officially launches late next month.
According to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report, Pegatron has lost up to half of its original iPhone XR orders to Foxconn, following delayed shipments of some key components and a shortage of workers at its plants in China.
Apple had originally divvied up between 50 and 60 percent of total orders for the lower-cost LCD iPhone to Foxconn, with Pegatron taking about 30 percent of orders. However, Apple has recently lowered the portion of [...]