Apple is reportedly winding down production of the new iPhone 14 due to apparently low demand for the latest iPhone, which has the same design as last year’s ‌iPhone‌ and a one-year-old chip.

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According to supply chain employees who spoke with ITHome, Foxconn, which is Apple’s largest supplier, has been instructed to dismantle at least five production lines that previously made the ‌iPhone 14‌ in Zhengzhou, China. Based on the report, it is unclear if this includes only the 6.1-inch ‌iPhone 14‌ or also the larger 6.7-inch ‌iPhone 14‌ Plus.

The new revelation comes after Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said this week that Apple is ramping up production of the iPhone 14 Pro, which has seen strong demand. Kuo added that Apple is moving production resources away from the ‌iPhone 14‌ and into the iPhone 14 Pro to keep up.

On Apple’s website, the ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ and ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ Max in multiple configurations are estimated to ship in weeks, while the ‌iPhone 14‌ remains available without delay. The ‌iPhone 14‌ Plus, which will arrive to customers on Friday, October 7, does not face any delay on Apple’s website.

Compared to the iPhone 13, the ‌iPhone 14‌ has the same design and display, but is powered by the same chip as the iPhone 13 Pro and has newer camera features. The 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Plus is a larger version with a bigger battery, replacing the previous “mini” size from the iPhone 12 and 13 series.

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