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Apple Inc has instructed its smartphone assemblers Foxconn and Pegatron to halt plans for extra manufacturing strains devoted to the iPhone XR which launched final month.

Apple had additionally requested Wistron, a smaller iPhone assembler, to face by for rush orders, however the firm will obtain no orders for the iPhone XR this season, the report stated, citing provide chain sources.

“For the Foxconn side, it first prepared nearly 60 assembly lines for Apple’s XR model, but recently uses only around 45 production lines as its top customer said it does not need to manufacture that many by now,” the Nikkei quoted a supply as saying.

Apple didn’t instantly reply to Reuters’ request for remark.

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