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This Explains Why an iPhone 8 Delay Could Actually Be a Good Sign for Apple

Apple's (AAPL) first-ever iPhone launch delay could happen this fall.

While the Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant released the iPhone 5, 5S, 6, 6S and 7 all in mid to late September, this year's iPhone 8 could be released as late as December due to supply constraints. Wells Fargo analyst Maynard Um wrote in a note on Monday that this first delay could be a sign that Apple is struggling to deliver innovative products or that its ability to execute is slipping.

However, Jackdaw Research chief analyst Jan Dawson took the opposite stance, saying a delay due to supply issues is actually a welcome sign of demand for the highly anticipated iPhone. "It's a sign that the iPhone has now reached such a massive scale that any new components Apple wants to include in iPhones have to be manufactured in huge numbers, and suppliers are struggling to meet that...