Apple supplier Quanta Computer is studying the feasibility of moving MacBook Pro production to its factory in Chongqing, China, as production at its Shanghai factory is still constrained by shutdown restrictions, according to cited industry sources. by DigiTimes.

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The move may gradually increase the availability of MacBook Pro models and shorten the extended delivery times that Apple customers have been going through in recent weeks, but Recruitment and logistics It can hinder progress.

In a tweet last month, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said Quanta is the only supplier of high-end MacBook Pro models, which face significant supply constraints. In the US, for example, all 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro configurations are currently expected to be delivered in mid-July to early August at the Apple Online Store.

on earnings call Last month, Apple said supply constraints caused by COVID-related disruptions and industry-wide silicon shortages have affected the company’s ability to meet customer demand for its products. Apple said it expects the restrictions to have a $4 to $8 billion impact on the company’s revenue for the June quarter.

Apple’s latest 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models launched in October 2021, with key new features including the M1 Pro and M1 Max chipset, the return of several built-in ports, and a ProMotion display with a refresh rate of up to 120Hz.

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