Although it was previously announced that the production of some Apple devices, including the iPad, will be delayed due to the lack of a global chip, but a new report states that this issue will not have a serious impact on Apple products and the release of the iPad in the second quarter of this year It will go smoothly.
The Corona epidemic and home quarantine of many people, along with the global chip shortage, pushed up the price of digital products in addition to increasing demand. The shortage so far has had minor effects on the tablet market, which continues to follow its seasonal pattern. Based on Data provided According to the Digitimes website, the global supply of tablets in the first quarter of 2021 amounted to 35.95 million units, which is a decrease of 45.5% compared to last year.
However, according to the report, the release of new iPad Pro models will help offset the downward trend in the supply of such devices to the global market. Tablet supply by other companies is expected to decline in the second quarter of this year.
Although it is said that the shortage of chips in the second quarter of this year will not affect Apple, Bloomberg has announced that the release of Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro in July will be limited due to problems with the production of mini LED displays.
In general, the shortage of chips will also affect Apple’s business, and they expect their revenue to fall between $ 3 billion and $ 4 billion in the third quarter of 2021, despite restrictions on the release of the new Mac and iPad. According to Apple, the shortages and high demand of users for the iPad and Mac are expected to affect the company’s revenue in the second half of this year.