Suppliers: Apple Has Not Released Production Roadmap For iPhone 5

Posted Apr 13, 2011

According to suppliers, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has not released a production roadmap for the iPhone 5. Suppliers are not yet ready for shifting production lines for new products as they are still dealing with shipment volumes of the iPhone 4. It is likely that the iPhone 5 will not be available until September or 2012 because of upstream component supply shortages. There is also a rumor that Apple is going to make a major overhaul of the iPhone 5 and there are still some component issues that need to be resolved. [DigiTimes]