We’ve been expecting Apple to announce the iPhone 12 in September, just like it announced previous iPhones in the same month. But as with so many things right now, it seems coronavirus might yet have a say in that.
According to a new report, Apple’s travel restrictions could push the iPhone 12’s launch back a month.
The report, courtesy of the always semi-reliable DigiTimes, claims that Apple has extended its previous travel ban by a month. As a result, Apple’s engineers have been prevented from heading out to China in order to give the thumbs up to the iPhone 12’s final testing. As a result, the phone simply might not be ready to move onto the next stage in time to get it out the door in September.
Related supply chain makers had originally expected the rescheduled EVT procedures to be carried out by the end of March enabling the kick-off of volume production of the new iPhone devices in June, said the sources, adding that a further delay of EVT tests to the end of April could postpone the volume production by another 1-2 months.
Judging from the revised EVT schedule, Apple’s product launch for the next-generation iPhone devices could to be postponed to October, said the sources.
If that’s the case, it’s possible Apple won’t have the required inventory to stage a September launch. It could, however, decide to announce the iPhone during its usual September window but not make it available for sale until a month later. Similar methods have been used for iPhone launches in the past, with the iPhone X springing to mind.
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