Slump iPhone sales was significantly affected.
The company Foxconn, which assembles the iPhone for Apple, went into serious decline due to the reduction of orders. Foxconn has reduced employees ‘ wages, and also introduced a fee for a service, the publication reports the South China Morning Post.
The salary of assemblers of the iPhone in Foxconn declined from 4,000 yuan (39 thousand) to 3000 yuan (29 thousand). In addition, Foxconn has introduced a fee for various first of free services.
According to one of the workers, the company canceled the bus factory dormitory. Because of this, employees on the Assembly of the iPhone you have to get to the hostel on foot — it takes about 40 minutes. Has also been reduced a small benefits. Workers have started to charge for the Laundry and dry cleaning. One wash, which was formerly free, are now estimated at 7 million yuan (68 rubles). Similar restrictions complained and other workers.
In the South China Morning Post reported that the peak production of the iPhone in the year 2018 has been extremely low. Usually the active stage of Assembly of new models of the iPhone lasts for 4-5 months. In the case of the iPhone XS, Max XS iPhone and iPhone XR it took just 20 days.
The main reason for unsuccessful by the standards of Apple sales of the new iPhone models called too high prices. Previously, the problem of large iPhone price recognized in the company, and Tim cook has promised to make prices more affordable smartphones in some regions.