Genius Electronic Optical has since refuted the report, maintaining that its production is still running without issues and that demand from its clients remains normal, according to DigiTimes. In any case, Apple also has Largan Precision as a camera lens supplier for iPhone 12 models, so customers are unlikely to see any impact regardless.
Apple is widely expected to announce four iPhone 12 models this year, including a 5.4-inch model, two 6.1-inch models, and a 6.7-inch model, all with OLED displays and 5G connectivity. While new iPhones usually begin shipping in late September, Apple recently indicated that supply will be available “a few weeks later” this year.
Earlier this week, it was reported that Apple’s largest manufacturing partner Foxconn commenced its seasonal hiring spree to assist with iPhone 12 production.
Read our iPhone 12 roundup for an overview of rumored features and specs.