The possibility of reducing the production of 6 to 10 million iPhones due to the new quarantines in China
Due to the increase in the number of Covid patients in China, the government of this country is once again imposing new quarantines. This time Zhengzhou city is affected by this action, which will affect the activities of one of the main iPhone assembly factories.
According to 9to5Mac According to Bloomberg, Chinese authorities announced on Friday that areas in The economy of Zhengzhou Airport has been quarantined and as a result, people in these areas cannot leave their homes until further notice. The report confirms that the largest iPhone manufacturing plant owned by Foxconn is located in this region. In recent days, this company has required its employees to undergo a covid test.
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Foxconn and Apple has not yet provided an explanation of how the new quarantines of the Chinese government will affect the production of the iPhone. will have. However, this is not the first time that the production of Apple products has been affected by China’s mandatory quarantines this year. Foxconn suspended its operations in Shenzhen last month following the outbreak of Covid and due to another quarantine. It is worth mentioning that a number of Foxconn factories are located in Shenzhen; Factories that are responsible for assembling the iPhone and other Apple products.
Analysts have announced that the recent quarantines in China could lead to a reduction in the production of 6 to 10 million iPhone units. At the same time, the production of devices such as the Macbook Pro and the fifth generation iPad Air has also been affected by these quarantines because the delivery date of these products has been delayed for a considerable time.
Other Apple suppliers, including Pegatron and Quanta Computer, have also stopped their activities in eastern China, which will certainly affect the supply of Apple products.