If Apple were to keep to their schedule of announcing their new iPhones in September and making them available a couple of weeks later, it means that production of the devices should have already begun, which is what a report from DigiTimes seems to suggest as they claim that production on the new iPhones has already begun ramping up.

According to their industry sources, “All of the three new iPhone models, including two TFT LCD and one OLED model, have entered volume production, said the sources, adding that there will not be shortages for the two LCD models, but the supply of the OLED version could fall short of demand due to high expectations for the model.”

This report seems to be in line with what we’ve been hearing so far, which is that while the iPhone 8 will not be delayed in terms of its launch, it is expected to be short in supply namely due to its use of OLED screens which are apparently having quite a high rate of failures when it comes to manufacturing.

We have also heard reports that analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has suggested that mass production of the iPhone 8 is expected to kick off mid-September, which could also contribute to the shortage as there might not be enough units at launch.

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