Apple (AAPL) - Get Report may delay shipments of its all-new smartphone the iPhone X until December from its originally intended ship dates in November, according to Brightwire.

Shares of Apple were sinking in pre-market trading on Wednesday. 

The news follows similar reports indicating that the new iPhone X, originally debuted on September 12, has experienced production delays.

Last month, Raymond James analyst Christopher Caso, following a trip to Asia, wrote that the delays could push back shipments of the smartphone, scheduled to go on sale October 27, until December.

Also last month, the Wall Street Journal reported that problems with the iPhone X's 3D sensor have caused last-minute delays in its production.

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