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Apple Set to Cut iPhone Production Goals Due to Chip Crunch

  • Company expects to make 10 million fewer iPhones than planned
  • Broadcom, Texas Instruments struggling to deliver enough parts
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Apple Poised to Slash IPhone Production Goal
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Apple Inc. is likely to slash its projected iPhone 13 production targets for 2021 by as many as 10 million units as prolonged chip shortages hit its flagship product, according to people with knowledge of the matter. 

The company had expected to produce 90 million new iPhone models in the last three months of the year, but it’s now telling manufacturing partners that the total will be lower because Broadcom Inc. and Texas Instruments Inc. are struggling to deliver enough components, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the situation is private.