Apple Warns of Shortages for iPhone 14 Pro Devices

CUPERTINO — Apple warned that COVID-19 restrictions in China have temporarily impacted the primary iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max assembly facility located in Zhengzhou, China. The facility is currently operating at significantly reduced capacity. The company says it is prioritizing the health and safety of the workers in its supply chain.

Apple said it continues to see strong demand for iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max models. However, the company said it now expects lower iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max shipments than previously anticipated and customers will experience longer wait times to receive their new products.

The iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max smartphones went on sale on September 16. The iPhone 14 is priced at $999 and the Pro Max is $1,099. The are available in deep purple, silver, gold, and space black in 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB storage capacities.