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Foxconn says that the iPhone 5 is the most difficult device they've ever assembled

Apple's iPhone 5 is the most difficult device Foxconn has ever assembled

| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Oct 18, 2012 5:29 am

For those of you who still can't get an iPhone 5, it looks like there might be a legitimate reason behind the shortage according to The Wall Street Journal. WSJ are reporting that a Foxconn official who wanted to remain anonymous said that the "iPhone 5 is the most difficult device that Foxconn has ever assembled".

 

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Even to this day, workers are continuing to learn how to manufacture the smartphones to meet Apple's increasingly high standards. WSJ's anonymous Foxconn official continued stating that the iPhone 5 "uses a new coating material which makes it more susceptible to scratching", which in turn makes it harder to meet quality checks. The Foxconn official adds:

 

It's always hard to satisfy both aesthetic needs and practical needs.

NEWS SOURCES:Bgr.com

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