iPhone 5s already shipping via UPS from ZhengZhou region of China

.

Three separate readers reported their iPhone 5s have shipped from the Zhengzhou region of inland China via UPS—likely from the nearby Taiyuan Foxconn factory (pictured above) in Shanxi Province . The factory was rumored to have some labor turmoil earlier this year, but it appears it has cranked out the earliest batches of iPhone 5s.

In March, Foxconn had as many as 20,000 openings for workers at the factory to ramp up for launch.

(Thanks Mike, Al, and Kyle) Screenshots are below. 

Author Ad Placeholder
Will only appear on redesign env.

[tweet https://twitter.com/allegrotechie/status/247413161207140352]

FTC: We use income earning auto affiliate links. More.

You’re reading 9to5Mac — experts who break news about Apple and its surrounding ecosystem, day after day. Be sure to check out our homepage for all the latest news, and follow 9to5Mac on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to stay in the loop. Don’t know where to start? Check out our exclusive stories, reviews, how-tos, and subscribe to our YouTube channel

Comments

Author

Avatar for Seth Weintraub Seth Weintraub

Publisher and Editorial Director of the 9to5/Electrek sites.


Seth Weintraub's favorite gear