isn’t the only phone manufacturer facing a chip shortage. that Apple is having problems obtaining chips that control how power is consumed . The report cites people in the know who say that the shortage could hurt Apple’s ability to deliver enough product to fulfill heavy demand expected for the new 5G iPhone 12 series this holiday season. Not only does the iPhone sell well during the holiday quarter, it also flies off of the shelves during its launch quarter. In fact, the latter period is traditionally the handset’s best selling three-month period each year.