31 Oct '17, 2pm

X-factors Hobble iPhone X

TAIPEI — The word on the street here is that Apple is having yield problems with its iPhone X. Foxconn, which does all the manufacturing of Apple's highly anticipated forthcoming model, appears unable to make enough of them. As several media reports indicated, Apple has been forced into a 50-percent cut in shipments of its flagship iPhone X this holiday season, slashing volume from 40 to 20 million units. What caused this massive drop in the production flow? Apple has ended up behind the eight ball for a lot of reasons that range from component shortages to technical complexity. The industry consensus is that, if anything, it was Apple’s own engineering ambition that triggered its mass production issues. Pierre Cambou, activity leader for imaging and sensors at Yole Développement, told EE Times, “This is a risk Apple took,” knowing full well the complexity of the 3D system...

Full article: https://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1332530

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