"We expect to be supply-gated, not demand-gated," Mr Cook told analysts.Apple launched its first Arm-based Mac computers about half a year ago. The M1-based products were extremely well received and send a shockwave through the CPU industry. Within a couple of months, the company is expected to introduce a faster version of its Apple Silicon, which will be used for more advanced products like higher-end MacBook Pro systems.
"The shortages primarily affect ?iPad? and Mac.
"We have a good handle on our demand - but what everybody else is doing, I don't know.
"We will do our best, that's what I can tell you."
It would be "very, very difficult" to predict when the shortages would end, he added.
Apple foresees shortages of M1-based products
Posted on Friday, April 30 2021 @ 16:56 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck