MacBook Pro Shipments Still ‘Seriously Delayed’ By China Lockdowns

Apple supplier Quanta’s ability to manufacture MacBook Pro models at its Shanghai site remains seriously hampered despite the easing of lockdowns and resumption of production, reports DigiTimes. According to the Taiwan-based supply chain website, Quanta has so far only been able to restore around 30% production capacity at its Shanghai site since lockdowns ended last … Read more

iPhone Production ‘Proceeding Well’ in Chinese City of Zhengzhou Despite New Lockdowns and Restrictions

iPhone production in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou is “proceeding well” lockdowns and restrictions being imposed despite in the area, according to managers at Foxconn cited by Henan Daily (via Bloomberg). Following in the footsteps of Shanghai, Zhengzhou has decided to impose new restrictions, including lockdowns and mass COVID-19 testing. Despite this, Foxconn’s massive assembly … Read more

China Implements Lockdowns Near Main Foxconn iPhone Manufacturing Plant

Zhengzhou city in China today implemented lockdowns near Foxconn’s main iPhone manufacturing facilities, which could ultimately impact Apple’s supply chain, reports Bloomberg. Some areas in the Zhengzhou Airport Economy Zone have been placed under quarantine effective immediately, and people in the area must stay in their homes and are not permitted to leave. The Airport … Read more

Some MacBook Pro Models Seeing Significantly Extended Delivery Times Due to Lockdowns in China

High-end MacBook Pro models are experiencing extended delivery times due to component shortages and ongoing lockdowns in China caused by the global pandemic, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In the online Apple Store, M1 Max and custom M1 Pro versions of the 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro deliveries are delayed until late May or … Read more

iPhone and MacBook Production Suspended in Key Locations Amid New Lockdowns

Critical Apple suppliers who produce iPhones and MacBooks have suspended production in key locations amid new restrictions and lockdowns that threaten an already constrained supply chain, Nikkei Asia reports. Citing a stock exchange filing, Nikkei Asia reports that Pegatron, one of Apple’s leading iPhone suppliers after Foxconn, has suspended ‌iPhone‌ production at its facilities in … Read more