Bernstein analyst Tony Sacconaghi said today on CNBC that if the tenth anniversary model of the Apple iPhone is delayed by a lengthy period of time, consumers are going to switch to a different phone manufacturer for a new handset. The tipping point, according to Sacconaghi, is a wait of three weeks. Any delay longer than that will have holiday shoppers thinking about switching brands away from Apple.
Apple has faced several production delays involving the so-called iPhone X, including problems with low yields on the OLED panels they received from suppliers. Apple needs to have these panels …