Will the iPhone 12 escape the global chip shortage?

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Apple products, including the iPhone 12, could be hit by supply chain constraints as a global chip shortage beckons, warned the company.

Despite the iPhone 12 being a key driver for growth and Apple announcing record quarterly revenue for the first three months to 27 March, the forecast for the current quarter suddenly looks less promising. 

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Laurence McJannet

Laurence is an NCTJ-trained journalist with nearly 20 years' editorial experience gained on a wide range of publications, from The Beirut Times in Lebanon to The Sunday Times, and including recent freelance engagements with Future's cycling and automotive portfolios, Outdoor Fitness, and The English Home. He has recently been undertaking a sports broadcast journalism MA at Southampton Solent, gaining valuable TV and radio experience, and am currently videographer for Frome Town FC soccer team. He is the author of Bikepacking (Wild Things Publishing, 2016).