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MacBook and iPad production is being delayed due to the ongoing chip shortage


In context: Up until to now, Apple had somehow been able to avoid the effects of the global chip shortage. Despite Apple's financial power and leverage in the overall industry and tech supply chain, the production of MacBooks and iPads are reportedly being delayed by the lack of components and display driver chips.

The production of each device is being affected by different reasons. The MacBook assembly lines are facing an issue installing specific components on the printed circuit boards. As for iPads, there appears to be a supply issue in displays and display driver chips.

Due to the component shortages Apple is facing, the company had to move part of the components orders from the first half of the year to the second half. With the news, we may have to wait a bit longer before putting our eyes on the rumored upcoming new iPad.

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