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MacBook Pro delayed by two months due to quarantine in China

MacBook Pro delayed by two months due to quarantine in China

According to Apple's website, currently ordered 14-inch and 16-inch Macbook Pro models will not start shipping to customers until 7-9 weeks later.
Ongoing quarantines in Chinese cities and component shortages are major contributors to this long wait.
There is also unrest among workers in the factories where these laptops are assembled.
Some of the workers have had to live and sleep in production facilities as part of a \"lockdown\" system.advertisementChina has been hit harder by the latest wave of Covid-19 than ever before.
The country's strict policies and the increased contagiousness of the Omicron variant have caused several Chinese cities to be quarantined, affecting supply chains.Apple is another victim of quarantines and production of MacBook Pro 14 and 16 laptops has not kept up with demand.
Quanta Computer, the sole manufacturer of these laptops, has only been able to utilize up to 5 percent of capacity at its Shanghai plant recently.The situation is improving slightly now.
Quanta Vice Chairman Xi Leung said that at the end of April production capacity was at 30% utilization and that the company is now trying to raise that to 50%.The Apple website offers 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with a delivery time of 7-9 weeks.
The 13-inch models are in stock, Techspot says.The post earns rewardsThis material was written by a visitor to the site, and it earns rewards.

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