Consumer demand for the iPhone 12 Pro is so strong that Apple’s lead time from the manufacturer has to be extended, according to DIGITIMES, an industry publication. Due to increased demand for the iPhone 12 pro, especially in the United States, Apple will increase orders for VCSEL chips for lidar, the lidar scanner it carries. < / P > < p > the iPhone 12 pro’s lead time has now been extended to 2-3 weeks, compared with 2-3 days for the iPhone 12, which means Apple is placing more VCSEL chip orders, according to the source. The popularity of the pro model seems to have caught Apple by surprise, with the company reported to have prepared more inventory for the more affordable iPhone 12 because it believed demand for the entry-level 6.1-inch model would be higher. According to the current sales of the iPhone 12 pro, it is said that some supply chain manufacturers believe that the demand for VCSEL chips and face ID 3D sensors will continue for some time after Apple starts shipping the 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max on Friday, November 13. < / P > < p > it is reported that win semiconductor, a foundry for GaAs wafers, is involved in the production of VCSEL chips for the iPhone 12 pro, and the company now says its business prospects in the fourth quarter of 2020 will be brighter than those in the previous quarter due to strong demand. After 12 years, “world class Super project” Shantou Bay Tunnel ushers in a historic breakthrough today