You might not be able to get Apple’s new 12.9-inch iPad Pro when it becomes officially available within a week.
And thementioned Bloomberg says the tech giant is trying to grapple with supply chain issues for the new iPad Pro.
This will likely result in users waiting a month and a half to get the company’s most expensive tablet.
The latest iPad Pro will officially go on sale in about a week, but buyers may not be able to get it until the end of July.
Initial application deadlines run from late June to early July.
It’s a challenge to produce the new MiniLED screen for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro so far.
In April, before the device was announced, Bloomberg reported that the new iPad Pro was facing display restrictions due to the complexities surrounding the emerging technology.
Apple’s production partners are still struggling to produce more sophisticated displays in larger quantities.
For a company that prides itself on its supply chain expertise, these wait times are rare.
The Cupertino, California, tech giant unveiled the new iPad Pro lineup in April.
The new screen, called the Liquid Retina XDR display, is described in its more expensive versions as producing more realistic colors and a brighter picture.
The new 11-inch iPad Pro model, which continues to use a standard screen, reaches users between late May and early June.
Long wait times for the iPad Pro and more advanced screen shipments began to pile up when the device was launched for initial orders last month, and persistent production issues kept delivery times through to July.
Apple said earlier: It expects to lose up to $ 4 billion in revenue in the current quarter due to a combination of extremely high demand and semiconductor shortages affecting many industries.
The iPad is a growing product in Apple’s portfolio, as consumers turn to business models and remote learning and rely on personal electronics for essential tasks more than ever before.
The device made $ 7.8 billion for Apple in the fourth quarter, the most in that part of the year since 2013.
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