Update: Apple has confirmed that its previously set sales targets for the quarter will likely not be met as a result of the coronavirus outbreak in China.
As reported by The Economic Times, Apple earlier forecasted between $63 billion to $67 billion in revenue for the period ending at the end of March.
However, due to iPhone production being disrupted because of the ongoing pandemic, this number is now expected to be lower. No estimation was given surrounding what the new amount of revenue will be.
Original Story: Apple's iPhone increased production plans have been delayed by the outbreak of the coronavirus in China.
From this, Apple has ordered 65 million of its already available iPhones while another 15 million units are being allocated to its new cheaper model, which is expected to be announced in March.
The increased production is due to start sometime in the third week of February, however due to the threat of the virus, this may be delayed or put on hold temporarily.
PocketGamer.biz has reached out to Apple for comment regarding the delay to iPhone production.
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