According tomedia reports, in order not to delay the preparation of partners, Hon Hai has planned to start next week to gradually resume its factories in mainland China, but due to the coronavirus outbreak, it may take at least one to two weeks to resume full production. Hon Hai is not due to fully resume work until late February at the earliest, the report said, and they are studying how the plant shutdown will affect its 2020 profits.
Earlier today, Foxconn also said the outbreak had had little impact on iPhone production. In addition to China, Foxconn has foundry factories in Vietnam, India and Mexico, and they have options to deal with special circumstances.
Foxconn’s announcement said its domestic factories would resume full construction on February 10. Most of Apple’s iPhones are made in China, such as Foxconn’s Zhengzhou plant and the Hessu joint plant near Shanghai. The two places are more than 500 kilometers from Wuhan, which is why they are worried that they will not be able to return to work on time.
Since the capacity can be maintained, then the iPhone 9 will be normal, as this year Apple to launch a cheap new machine, its shipment demand is still relatively large, not to mention its price of 3000 yuan or less.