According to Ming-Chi Kuo, a prominent analyst at Tianfeng International, Foxconn could lose its position as the exclusive manufacturer of iPhone 15 Pro smartphones due to production disruptions and disruptions, which could cost Apple dearly.
The Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou (known as “iPhone City“), which employed 200,000 people before the unrest, is the world’s largest iPhone assembly plant. Analysts are predicting iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max shipments to be 15 to 20 million fewer than expected due to the latest developments.
iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max orders
In light of recent developments, Pegatron and Luxshare have already received around 10% of iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max orders, but according to the most optimistic estimates, deliveries will not start until the end of December.
According to experts, Foxconn will not be the only manufacturer of the iPhone 15 Pro, as Apple will continue to expand its list of manufacturing partners because it does not want to face a similar situation again. Foxconn paid more than $1,800 a month to full-time employees on weekends in December and January, including those who joined the company in November.
According to Apple official website, the current delivery time for the iPhone 14 Pro version is up to 6 weeks.