iPhone X Production Now Pegged at 400K/Week, TrueDepth Camera Yield Issues Continue

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iPhone X Production Now Pegged at 400K/Week, TrueDepth Camera Yield Issues Continue

Another day and we have another report about Apple struggling with iPhone X’s component yield rates. The report from Nikkei says that Apple’s suppliers are still struggling to manufacture various components used inside the TrueDepth camera on the iPhone X. More specifically, manufacturing the dot projectors with decent yield rates has been a challenge.

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