iphone 14 supply chain unaffected by current geopolitical tensions, kuo says

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content.

Apple’s iPhone 14 supply chain will likely be able to escape the worst of current geopolitical tensions, according to TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

In a tweet on Tuesday, Kuo noted that “some investors have recently worried that the mass production and shipment schedule of the iPhone 13 models may be affected by geopolitics.” However, late Tuesday morning, Kuo said his latest survey indicates that Apple’s supply chain is currently seeing “no impacts.”

Although some investors have recently worried that the mass production and shipment schedule of the iPhone 14 models may be affected by geopolitics, my latest survey indicates that there are currently no impacts on the supply chain of the iPhone 14 models.

— (Ming-Chi Kuo) (@mingchikuo) August 9, 2022

Apple has been expanding its roster of supply chain partners for the iPhone 14 lineup. The chronic moves go beyond striking the best deals for components, and are also likely a buffer against economic and political instability.

For example, back in July, Kuo noted that Apple’s iPhone 14 supply chain was already well-prepared to deal with short-term shortages and supply gaps left by specific companies running into issues.

Kuo also believes that the iPhone 14 will see increased demand in key regions such as China — a fact that has apparently led the company to increase its supplier orders to around 95 million units for the second half of 2022.

Apple is largely standing as the sole exception in a sluggish smartphone industry. The company’s devices, including current-generation models, are selling unusually well when compared to this time in the cycle in previous years.

TECH NEWS RELATED

iOS 16 lets you recover deleted messages on iPhone — here's how

Here's how to recover recently deleted texts on your iPhone

View more: iOS 16 lets you recover deleted messages on iPhone — here's how

iPhone 14 Pro Review: The Best iPhone You Can Buy This Year

2022 is finally that year when I can say buy the Pro and give a miss to the regular iPhone model. And in this review, I will explain why I feel iPhone 14 Pro is an easy recommendation this year.

View more: iPhone 14 Pro Review: The Best iPhone You Can Buy This Year

Apple's iPhone 14 Pro Max has best display in the world

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Display technology firm DisplayMate has concluded that the iPhone 14 Pro Max display is the best on any smartphone to ...

View more: Apple's iPhone 14 Pro Max has best display in the world

TORRAS iPhone 14 Stand Case: Gives You a Hand to Enjoy More Your New iPhone

You may consider a lot when choosing a phone case for your new iPhone 14. If watching videos, reading, and video calling are some of your priorities, then a kickstand case can be a sensible choice for you. Many stand cases are bulk and hard to stretch out. You must ...

View more: TORRAS iPhone 14 Stand Case: Gives You a Hand to Enjoy More Your New iPhone

Apple's iPhone 14 Plus was originally the 'iPhone 14 Max'

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Previous speculation that Apple’s larger iPhone 14 would be called the iPhone 14 Max, instead of iPhone 14 Plus, have ...

View more: Apple's iPhone 14 Plus was originally the 'iPhone 14 Max'

iPhone 14 Pro vs. iPhone 14 camera battle shows why small details matter

Smartphone cameras are unbelievably good in 2022, and Apple’s latest iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 are further proof of that. The former ushers in one of the biggest changes we’ve seen to the iPhone’s camera system in years, while the latter offers a very familiar (and reliable) setup. Contents ...

View more: iPhone 14 Pro vs. iPhone 14 camera battle shows why small details matter

iOS apps found committing ad fraud — delete these iPhone apps before adware attacks

Malicious Android and iOS apps with 13 million downloads spotted committing ad fraud

View more: iOS apps found committing ad fraud — delete these iPhone apps before adware attacks

iOS 16: How to Fix Battery Drain Issue On iPhone (8 Methods)

Apple launched iOS 16 this year, slowly rolling out to compatible iPhones. Even though iOS 16 has introduced many new features, such as the haptic keyboard, new lock screen, photos with Face ID, etc., it still has some bugs ruining the iPhone experience. To tackle bugs in iOS 16, ...

View more: iOS 16: How to Fix Battery Drain Issue On iPhone (8 Methods)

Appeals court rejects $310 million iPhone battery throttling settlement

How to use your iPhone as a remote for Apple TV in iOS 16

iPhone 14 Pro Max is selling so well, the move to iPhone 15 Ultra is a no-brainer

Apple's Website Suggests iPhone 14 Plus Was Originally Going to Be Named 'iPhone 14 Max'

Square now supports Apple’s Tap to Pay on iPhones

Microsoft scraps SwiftKey for iPhone, stops support

The iPhone 14 Pro restarts while charging for no reason

It’s time to say goodbye to SwiftKey for iPhone

iPhone 14 Pro Camera Review: Pros and Cons in Travel Photography; Better Than Galaxy S22?

Apple SOS Satellite Emergency Texts: Now Under Testing, Available for All via iPhone 14

iPhone 14 series not as popular as anticipated, Apple scraps its plans to increase production

iPhone 14 series demand decreases, Apple drops its plans

OTHER TECH NEWS

Top Car News Car News