The course of the epidemic of coravirus is allegedly impact the producti of two unannounced Apple products, with the rumour “AirPods Pro Lite” supposedly pushed back to later in the year, while the rise of the assembly for the 2020 iPad Pro refresh is much slower than expected.
While most of the attenti ccerning the coravirus has been focused Apple retail store and manufacturing efforts, as well as iPhone 11 range and the “iPhone 12” group, the medical emergency seems to cause a damage to other products of the company. In the case of two yet-to-launch product, the virus may push back their launches.
Initially surface in a rumor the 11th of February, the “AirPods Pro Lite” are claimed to be a low cost versi of the persal audio accessories that offer some of the benefits of noise cancellati and equipped AirPods Pro, but at a lower price bracket. From the name, there has been no real suggestis as to what the differences between the regular and “Lite” models are.
In a brief by DigiTimes Mday, industry sources are quoted speculating to the producti of the model “is unlikely to kick off in the secd quarter, as originally planned.” While details are light, it is likely that the issues Apple has with its suppliers, in trying to manage the sp of the coravirus is interference with the producti, to force a change in the programming across the board as the industry tries to cope with the situati.
A secd Apple-related DigiTimes Mday that referenced the 2020 versi of the iPad Pro is going through similar problems. Claiming the launch of the refresh is planned for the mth of March, with suppliers aly of departure for the producti of compents in advance of the Lunar New Year holiday, the producti is not boom as expected.
Provider of output “has started to grow slowly after the extended Lunar New Year break in China, with shipments unlikely to peak until after the mth of April”, according to the sources of the publishing industry.
Current rumors for the 2020 iPad Pro redesign request it will inherit the triple-camera system of the iPhone 11 the Pro range. Available in a 12.9-inch and 11-inch variants, the models are also thought to have the same physical dimensis and the style of the 2018 releases, and will be upgraded to the A13X chip.
Then unknown to what extent it will have an impact Apple, it is thought that the potential damage to the coravirus might cause is csiderable. What is known is that Apple and its suppliers are working with government agencies and to take measures to reduce its impact.