TSMC is still working on its original plan to start making chips for the 5nm process, according to a new report from DigiTimes. If the news is true, Apple will still be producing the iPhone 12 as planned as planned. In addition, it has been reported that Apple will conduct a comprehensive review of the supply chain in the next 4-6 weeks, with a final decision on the time frame for the market in May.
Apple finalizes the new iPhone every year in November-December, the year before it is released, and will begin mass production of the new iPhone’s case around April of that year, with assembly, testing and packaging starting in May. Apple made a test model for the new iPhone earlier this year, but follow-up testing has not gone so well.
According to the previous media field visit to the Apple found that in 5 days, 30,000 people, the factory now has more than 80,000 workers, close to saturation, the production line is basically not short of people. On March 15th, Newscast reported on the resumption of work at Foxconn’s Zhengzhou plant: more than 80 percent of its employees returned to work and began to supply international handset makers such as Apple.
The iPhone’s contract production is dominated by Foxconn and Hesuk, the parent company of Changsuk. The performance of the iPhone’s global supply chain this year will still depend on the performance of factories such as Foxconn and Changsuk. Foxconn’s plant is expected to peak production in July, when it will begin production of the iPhone 12, which will be released in the fall,media reported.