Production of the new iPhone may delay due to coronavirus in China

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the Outbreak of a new form of pneumonia in China could affect the schedule for the Assembly of a new budget iPhone model from the American company Apple. About it reports TASS.

the Beginning of the work shift due to the fact that the Assembly of smartphones technology giant is mainly produced in the Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou in the Assembly plant of the company Pegatron near Shanghai.

Apple Only has about 10 thousand employees in China given the employees of retail outlets, with the company’s manufacturing processes involve several million people. On the backdrop of the spread of coronavirus, the representatives of the American firms fear the massive cases of the disease among workers.

About Apple’s plans for a new smartphone became known last week. According to preliminary information, the device will be designed for the budget segment of the market. The latter want to draw in the style of the iPhone 8, while the phone will work on the processor from the current iPhone 11.

the Outbreak of a new form of pneumonia caused by a previously unknown coronavirus, occurred in the city of Wuhan in China. Since the first reports about the incident back in December has infected more than 4 thousand people, more than 100 patients died.

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