Apple restricts iPhone sales online in wake of coronavirus supply issues

Apple restricts iPhone sales online in wake of coronavirus supply issues

Apple has placed a limit on the number of iPhones and other devices that can be purchased at once, as the coronavirus continues to impact the company’s supply chain. 

CNBC reports several products in Apple’s online store are now restricted to two per transaction, including the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Max, and the newly announced iPad Pro. 

Mashable confirmed Apple’s AirPods Pro are also limited to two at once, though you can still fill your shopping bag with as many standard AirPods as your wallet can manage.

There were reports back in January that Apple would face production problems due to the coronavirus, particularly as the company relies heavily on Chinese manufacturers. Even so, the impact has been worse than expected, causing Apple to miss its revenue goals for the quarter.  Read more…

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