iPhone 13 enters mass production – Assembly line workers get bonus for OT
According to the latest news from the supply chain, Foxconn has already entered the stage of mass production and warehousing of the new Apple iPhone 13 smartphones. At the same time, the company is actively expanding its staff and increasing bonuses for working seven days a week.
Starting July 24, there are new rules: if employees work on the production line for 90 days, they will receive a bonus of $ 1,540. In May, this amount was $ 1165 , in April – $ 930, and in March – only $ 545.
Last year, shipments of iPhone 12 smartphones totaled 75 million units. IPhone 13 shipments are expected to increase to 90 million units this year. Foxconn received all orders for the new 6.7-inch iPhone 13 Pro Max, 68% of orders for the 6.1-inch iPhone 13 and 60% of orders for the 6.1-inch iPhone 13 Pro. Pegatron collects all of the iPhone 13 mini and 32% of the iPhone 13. The remaining 40% of the iPhone 13 Pro is reportedly going to Luxshare Precision. Pegatron’s Shanghai plant also recently announced an increase in employee benefits to $ 1,310.
The iPhone 13 is expected to receive a Apple A15 Bionic chipset, reduced bangs, LiDAR sensors in all three models, a 120Hz refresh rate display, and up to 1TB of flash storage.
Foxconn has already officially announced that the flooding at its Zhongmu, Zhengzhou plant has not affected the production lines and equipment for the iPhone 13 production, so deliveries will be completed on time.