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Apple to start producing first 5G iPhones in mid-September

Tech giant shortens delay but could still miss 80 million-unit target for 2020

Apple is racing to make up for lost time and release its 5G iPhones with as small a delay as possible. (Source photos by Yoshiyuki Tamai and Reuters) 

TAIPEI -- Apple has overcome travel curbs and other coronavirus disruptions to begin initial production of its 5G iPhones in mid-September, narrowing the production delay to just weeks instead of months, the Nikkei Asian Review has learned.

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