New foundries are in place: Apple increases supply of iPhone12 mini

The iPhone 12 mini has been on the market for a week, but just like the other three models, the phone is still in the stage of waiting for the delivery, and the new phone cannot be obtained immediately. At the same time, as the cheapest iPhone 12 model this year, Apple naturally hopes that it can take up the task of carrying the volume, but the production capacity is difficult to support this goal. But now there is the latest news. Recently, foreign media said that Apple has found a new foundry.


According to relevant people familiar with the matter before, the key assembler of Apple's AirPods, Lixun Precision, initially planned to produce old iPhones in small batches, and then mass-produce them in 2022. Recently, foreign media released the latest news that Luxshare Precision is trying to enter the iPhone manufacturing field ahead of time. It is studying the production of the new iPhone 12 mini in a Chinese factory, which was acquired from Wistron and is responsible for the iPhone. About 20% of the total order volume of 12 mini. If the report is true, then the supply pressure of the subsequent iPhone 12 mini will be greatly eased.

In other respects, the iPhone 12 mini uses a 5.4-inch super retina XDR display with a resolution of 2340×1080 (476PPI). The size is only slightly larger than the iPhone 5S (4 inches), but the overall size is smaller than that of the iPhone 7 (4.7 inches). small. Five colors are available: black, white, red, green and blue. It is also equipped with Apple's 5nm A14 bionic chip, rear 12 million pixel wide-angle lens + 12 million pixel ultra-wide-angle lens, supporting 5G, the lightest and thinnest 5G mobile phone so far, but only supports a single card, and it should be noted that everyone Knowing that the battery life of the iPhone 12 series is very poor, and this machine is the worst of the four models, users who are ready to start still have to think clearly.

It is reported that the brand new iPhone 12 mini 64GB version is priced at 5499 yuan (USD $786) , the 128GB version is priced at 5999 yuan (USD $857) , and the 256GB version is priced at 6799 yuan (USD $971) . The current estimated delivery date on Apple's official website in China is about 5-7 working days.