“Rumors of production issues before a new Apple product launch are par for the course, and the Apple Watch has proven no different,” AppleInsider reports. “But a source has indicated to AppleInsider that while there may be some supply issues for the debut of the Apple Watch, they are not unexpected and the company is prepared for them.”
‘As a result, it’s expected that there will be a shortage of the Apple Watch at launch,” AppleInsider reports. “But this person said the shortage is largely expected by Apple management, who knew the struggles the company might face in coming to market.”
AppleInsider reports, “The new details come on the heels of a new, dubious report out of the Far East that claimed Apple could be facing yield rates of less than half in initial production of the Apple Watch. However, although Apple may indeed be facing yield rates lower than it would prefer, it seems highly unlikely that a company with the manufacturing prowess of Apple would see yield rates as low as 30 percent, as was rumored.”
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MacDailyNews Take: See you all at the mass ordering event during minute one (and for some excruciating number of reloads later) on April 10th!
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Bill” and “Brawndo Drinker” for the heads up.]