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iPhone X production woes quickly becoming a thing of the past

by Sean P. Aune | October 30, 2017October 30, 2017 9:00 am PST

While the iPhone X as already demanding top dollar on sites such as eBay due to shortages, don’t expect Apple to fall victim to the same issues next year.

There is no question that the iPhone X has had production issues related to its TrueDepth camera, but it seems that the company is working those issues out finally. Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new note to investors stating that his supply chain checks show the supply of the needed components should now be considered stable.

“Apple won’t repeat the mistake of supply disruption & delayed production as seen with iPhone X,” said Kuo. He went on to add, “We believe the supply of both components are now stable, leaving no need to switch to other solutions.”

The lack of enough iPhone X units at launch has been squarely placed on the shoulders of the TrueDepth camera. While this news won’t do anything to improve your chances of picking up an iPhone X on Nov. 3, at least you know that there is indeed an end in sight to the shortages.

Anytime you introduce a new technology there are sure to be some hiccups, but it never makes it easier to stomach when you really want that new tech.


Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...