A man wears a face mask while waiting at an Apple Store before the new 5G iPhone 12 goes on sale as the coronavirus outbreak continues in Shanghai on October 23. Photo: Reuters A man wears a face mask while waiting at an Apple Store before the new 5G iPhone 12 goes on sale as the coronavirus outbreak continues in Shanghai on October 23. Photo: Reuters
A man wears a face mask while waiting at an Apple Store before the new 5G iPhone 12 goes on sale as the coronavirus outbreak continues in Shanghai on October 23. Photo: Reuters

Apple faces shortages of vital iPhone 12 chips managing power consumption

  • Apple is dealing with a shortage of chips that manage power consumption in iPhones, but suppliers could prioritise the US tech giant
  • 5G and new camera features have made power management more important with the iPhone 12

Topic |   Apple
A man wears a face mask while waiting at an Apple Store before the new 5G iPhone 12 goes on sale as the coronavirus outbreak continues in Shanghai on October 23. Photo: Reuters A man wears a face mask while waiting at an Apple Store before the new 5G iPhone 12 goes on sale as the coronavirus outbreak continues in Shanghai on October 23. Photo: Reuters
A man wears a face mask while waiting at an Apple Store before the new 5G iPhone 12 goes on sale as the coronavirus outbreak continues in Shanghai on October 23. Photo: Reuters
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