Apple’s display tech prompts iPhone 5 supply shortfall
iPhone 5 was in high demand on Friday.
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Apple might be suffering from an iPhone 5 supply shortfall, all because of its new display technology.
According to Barclays, which recently spoke with Bloomberg, Apple relies upon both Sharp and LG Display to produce the iPhone 5’s screen. However, Sharp has faced some trouble limiting defects, causing the company to only start shipping screens after the iPhone 5 went on sale. In addition, Tom Dinges, a senior principal analyst at IHS iSuppli, told Bloomberg that “supply constraints” might have hampered total iPhone 5…
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