Apple camera supplier O-Film may be out of the iPhone supply chain

O-Film has all but confirmed it has lost its place in the iPhone camera module supply chain, informing investors one “particular overseas client” has severed ties with the supplier.

A supplier of camera modules used by Apple in the iPhone lineup, O-Film was in trouble with Apple over human rights violations in 2020. One report in December claimed it had been dropped as an Apple supplier, but no real confirmation was made by O-Film until March.The Chinese camera module producer has since told investors that it had been notified by a “particular overseas client” that the business relationship between the two companies was ending. O-Film didn’t state it was Apple specifically, but follow-up statements indicated it was the most likely client.

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