With just a couple of weeks to the September 9 event, Apple s suppliers have reportedly hit a production snag for the iPhone 6. They are said to be facing certain issues with manufacturing enough displays for the iPhone 6, Reuters reports. Also Read - New iPhone SE to be the most affordable 5G phone from Apple, to launch in 2022Also Read - iPhone 13 launch date and more details tipped as part of new leaks
Citing supply chain sources, the publication reveals that the issues were caused due to Apple s plans of developing the thinnest iPhone ever. To achieve the thinness, Apple is said to have cut the backlight film which illuminates the screen from the standard two layers to one layer. But the resulting display was not bright enough, and it was again sent back to the drawing board for redesigning. This to-and-fro resulted in the production chain sitting idle for considerable time. Also Read - iPhone 12 Mini reaches end of production already, say rumours
The publication further claims that the redesigned display is back from the design room, and production is back in full swing. The suppliers are scrambling to fulfill Apple s massive order for iPhone 6 units. With only a couple of weeks to the unveiling, chances are that there could be availability issues at the time of launch.