The shortage of semiconductors may affect iPhone and iPad in the last month of the third quarter of the year, the American tech giant has warned.
This comes at a time when automakers across the world are facing a shortage of semiconductors.
“The majority of constraints we’re seeing are of the variety that I think others are seeing, that I would classify as industry shortage,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said on a call with analysts.
Though the company didn’t give the exact picture of the impact of this shortage on its future launches, CFO Luca Maestri said, “the company expects them to be greater than what we faced during the June quarter. As many as four new iPhones are expected this year.