And while that doesn't necessarily mean that the release date will be pushed back, it's likely that the new handsets will be in much shorter supply down the track.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused unprecedented disruptions to the global supply chain and according to "people familiar with the changes," the disruptions will impact availability later in the year.
Thanks to mass manufacturing over the summer months, Apple is normally able to unveil its new iPhone in September and start shipping devices before the end of the month. Insiders have suggested that the impact of the pandemic will be seen later in the year with a more limited supply of the flagship model.
Delays aside, the new iPhone is still one of the most anticipated announcements of the year. Here's everything we know about the iPhone 12 so far.