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Apple warns of more supply chain woes after $6bn revenue hit

Sales miss Wall Street forecasts despite 83% jump in China

Apple started shipping the iPhone 13 on Sept. 24. (Photo courtesy of Apple) 

PALO ALTO, U.S.-- Apple posted record September-quarter revenue of $83.4 billion on Thursday, driven by sales of 5G iPhones, especially in the Chinese-speaking world, but would have made billions more if not for the supply chain bottlenecks plaguing the global tech sector.

The American technology giant warned of possible further headwinds in the current quarter ending December -- usually its best-performing period, thanks to the holiday season.

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