Massive Shortage of iPhone X Expected for First Weekend Sales

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iPhone X, Apple’s tenth-anniversary smartphone is yet again in trouble as a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reveals that the company is still facing supply chain constraints for its upcoming flagship device.

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The company will reportedly have 2-3 million devices before its ultimate launch on 3rd November which won’t be enough to meet the iPhone X demand across the globe.

Apple wowed its audience in September when it first introduced the much-talked-about iPhone X as the device features many innovative components but unfortunately various cutting-edge components are providing supply chain issues leading to an uncertain future of the company’s futuristic smartphone.

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According to the KGI Securities, some delays were caused by finding a supplier that can meet Apple’s demand for manufacturing flexible printed circuit board for the antenna, as it is different from the regular circuit boards and thus caused supply issues.

iPhone X also features tons of sensors on the front of the smartphone and let’s not forget the tiny Kinect in the top of the device which helps to create 3D Map of the user’s face, which again proved to cause havoc in terms of supply of the components.

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Apple will start the pre-orders of smartphone from 27th October but it could take a few months before the company can jump-start its production to meet the actual demand in the market.

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