The main reason for the decrease in the production of iPhone 14 Pro is the re-epidemic of Covid-19 in China, which has led to the closure of various factories. In addition, the existing conditions provoked strong protests by the workers of Foxconn facilities; The company where the largest volume of iPhones are produced. Ming Chi Ku It says that Pegatron and Luxshare ICT, two other Chinese companies, will receive about 10% of the order volume for iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro, respectively, which can offset part of the reduction in production of these models until the end of December.
As GSMArena He points out that the iPhone 14 Pro has a high price, and therefore the lack of this phone will cause Apple’s income to decrease significantly in the fourth quarter of 2022.
Currently, the inventory of iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max in Apple stores in the United States has ended, and the sale of these two models will not start until December 29 in these centers. Ko He believes that when the effects of the economic record spread, people will not wait to buy the new iPhone 14 Pro. This analyst also stated:
The highest demand for the iPhone 14 Pro series will disappear in the last quarter of 2022 in the midst of a record economy and due to the creation of a significant gap in supply and demand instead of postponement.