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Amid hype, iPhone suppliers scramble to ready new parts

Delivery delay now expected as component makers strive for perfection

TAIPEI -- The production of iPhone's 10th anniversary range has hit a snag as suppliers struggle to perfect key components including display, wireless charging and printed circuit boards, people familiar with the company said.

Apple is set to release a brand-new iPhone with its first curved screen but the challenges its suppliers are facing have raised concerns that customers will face a prolonged wait for the iconic handset due to be launched later this year.

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