Apple has postponed the release of MacBook and iPad due to lack of chips and displays

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Apple has postponed the release of MacBook and iPad due to lack of chips and displays

13.04.2021 News

Apple has been forced to postpone the release of some MacBook laptops and iPads due to a shortage of components. This was reported by Nikkei Asia with reference to informed sources.

According to them, the problems with the production of MacBook are due to the global shortage of chips. Automakers have been suffering from a shortage of semiconductors for several months now. Samsung has previously warned that it may soon affect the production of mobile equipment.

The release of the iPad, according to Nikkei interlocutors, had to be postponed due to lack of displays and components needed for their production. Due to delays in deliveries, Apple was forced to postpone part of the orders for components for two devices from the first to the second half of this year.

 

Sources said that the production of the iPhone was not affected by the shortage, although the supply of some components for smartphones is “quite limited.” The lack has also not yet affected the availability of Apple devices for customers. A company spokesman declined to comment.

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