The global chip shortage has created problems for manufacturers, and TSMC plans to prioritize chip supply in the third quarter of 2021 to the needs of Apple’s new generation iPhone and automakers’ orders.
In a report published by the website «DigiTimesApple and some automakers are set to prioritize receiving the chip from TSMC. The Taiwanese chip supplier is apparently facing numerous orders from other manufacturers, but has given priority to Apple and some automakers. According to informed sources, TSMC is also set to increase production in the third quarter to meet the needs of the new generation iPhone.
Other chip suppliers in Apple’s supply chain, including Genesis Logic and Technology Parade, also reportedly increased their production volume by about 30 to 40 percent compared to the second quarter of 2021 to meet Apple orders in the third quarter of this year. they give.
Apple’s order volume is expected to increase in the fourth quarter of 2021, and Apple’s supply chain is preparing for this. The iPhone 13 is expected to be introduced this year with a more regular schedule. It has already been said that this year, unlike last year, Apple will introduce and launch the iPhone سری13 series phones as usual.
The iPhone is expected to launch on September 13 or September. The outbreak of the Corona virus, followed by the closure of Apple parts manufacturers, led the company to introduce the iPhone 12 series later than ever after years. However, with widespread vaccinations in China this year, as well as efforts to continue vaccination in neighboring countries such as Taiwan, new iPhones are not expected to be introduced later than in the past.
Finally, it remains to be seen what plans Apple will pursue to introduce the iPhone 13 and whether it will face a chip supply problem.