Apple plans to increase production of the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max by 10 million units for the second quarter of the year, which runs from April to June, according to the Taiwanese release of DigiTimes.


From the report (machine translated):

It is rumored that Apple will expand its production plan for the iPhone 13 in the second quarter of 2022. Among them, the production of the high-end models of iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max is scheduled to increase by about 10 million units, and the players involved in the supply chain are expected to benefit from Apple.

The report notes an improving situation with Apple’s supply chain, which is struggling to meet demand amid the COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions in China. Many Apple suppliers have been forced to partially or completely suspend production, threatening the availability and availability of iPhones, iPads, Macs and other consumer electronics.

The ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ and iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max, announced in September 2021, offer modest upgrades over the iPhone 12 Pro from the previous year. Today’s high-end iPhones have taken advantage of the ProMotion display, enhancing camera capabilities with low-light improvements, a smaller notch, and faster performance. In the spring update of the ‌iPhone‌‌ lineup, Apple introduced a new color of Alpine Green for the ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌.

Apple will announce Q2 2022 earnings this Thursday, which covers the company’s performance throughout the quarter, the launch of the new Mac Studio, the Studio Display, the 5G-enabled iPhone SE and iPad Air, and the extent to which the company is piling supply chain constraints.

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