Apple will no longer host an event to launch the iPhone 9 (aka iPhone SE 2) later this month, according to a report on Tuesday.
Cult of Mac says it has heard from a source at Apple that the planned event has now been postponed.
While the COVID-19 outbreak is undoubtedly a factor in the decision, it’s seemingly more to do with continued delays to the production of the long-awaited successor to 2016’s affordable iPhone SE handset.
The Apple source reportedly said the “delays in producing two of the primary products” was key in the firm’s decision to postpone the event. “Why have an event when the products aren’t ready? It’s a pretty simple decision,” the source added.
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