Apple’s restrictions on its engineers from travelling to Asia because of coronavirus has affected the event of its next-generation iPhone 12 which might lead to a delayed fall launch.
The Cupertino-based tech big has prolonged the deadline by one month to the top of April for its engineers from making enterprise journeys to Asia. These restrictions have delayed the engineering verification assessments (EVTs) for the 5G iPhones at manufacturing services in China, Digi Times reported lately.
Apple’s journey restrictions have been first reported late final month.
Meanwhile, main contract electronics maker Foxconn is steadily resuming manufacturing capability at its main manufacturing base at Zhengzhou in China’s Henan province.
Its manufacturing within the Zhengzhou Airport Economy Zone had slowed as a result of outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in January, affecting the worldwide provide chain.
Apple stated in February that its income for the present quarter could be under its forecasts and that the worldwide iPhone provide “will be temporarily constrained” due to the results of the COVID-19 epidemic.
With assist from the native authorities, Foxconn’s Zhengzhou manufacturing base, which had only one,800 workers left behind in the course of the Spring Festival on the finish of January, now has round 80,000 individuals on publish, approaching the employment stage in the identical interval in earlier years.