iPad and iPhone share the same common feature parts including its processors and chips, which gives Apple access to transition and prioritize its mechanical supplies between the devices. Recent report coming from Nikkei Asia speculates the company is currently utilizing the component parts used for the building of ipads for the company’s Apple iPhone 13 to solicit shortage component.
Reports also shows that Apple Production of the iPad was down 50% from the company’s original intention for the past two months, whereby sources related that the company had to also shift the component parts meant for older iPhones were also being moved to the iPhone 13.
Apple looked to see a higher request for its new models smartphone on the iphone lineup, prioritizing months following its launch. The request for Apple’s iPads remains high, with total iPad shipments within the first nine months of the year numbering 40.3m, up 17.83% from around this same time in previous year report from IDC data.
Meanwhile, Apple has previously prioritized the production of iPhones over iPads the most recent case was in the previous year, when it reallocated some of iPad components to the iPhone 12 amid supply chain curb during the peak of the global health crisis.
The company’s financial record for the 4th fiscal quarter of the year show an all-time record revenues for Mac and Services, however Apple’s effort was only based with analyst presumption, nearly held behind the shortage of parts. This development has resulted to a higher request shipping estimates for many products.