Apple uses three suppliers to provide the display for its iPhones. One of them, Sharp, has yet to commence production of the next iPhone’s display. The delay may result in fewer iPhones available to consumers when the device launches. The problem, according to sources cited by The Wall Street Journal, is related to “manufacturing difficulties” of an unknown nature. Sharp had planned to begin production by the end of August, but the the Journal’s sources say it is now unclear if or when Sharp will be able to start production. Read the full story at Information Week.
Apple iPhone 5 May Face Supply Problems
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).