Coronavirus: Apple faces a shortage of iPhone

Coronavirus: Apple faces a shortage of iPhone

Stocks are lowest in Apple Stores.

California firm warned store workers that they may experience replacement iPhone shortages, reports Bloomberg. In a memo, Apple said delays in supplying iPhone and spare parts will be delayed. Stocks could therefore be increased in the coming weeks.

If your iPhone is badly damaged, you may have to wait a while before receiving a replacement smartphone. In the event of a device that is too damaged, Apple often chooses to replace the telephone with a copy that is not new. The supply of replacement smartphones is shrinking, as several Apple Store Bloomberg employees have said.

For phones that only require a minor repair of one or the other component, the repair time could also be longer since the spare parts are also starting to run out, as Apple suggests in its note.

A shortage that also affects new products for sale, including the recent iPhone 11 and 11 Pro, as well as older models.

Although the Apple does not make explicit reference to the coronavirus, there is no doubt that the delivery problems are related to the Covid-19 epidemic. However, Apple has recently indicated that the production speed of its iPhones is slowly returning to normal in China. The various stocks of iPhone and spare parts should therefore be boosted in the coming weeks. So there is nothing to worry about if you need to repair your iPhone. You just have to take your pain patiently.