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During the lifetime of the iPhone, Apple has sold over 1.2 billion smartphones, the company announced this week. While talking on the company's Q3 2017 earnings call, CEO Tim Cook mentioned the significant milestone. It had sold a billion phones as of July 2016.
Upcoming iPhone 8 is expected to feature completely new design and pack some features that were previously missing. One of the key features of new model is the addition of wireless charging technology and we now have first live image of the charging module.
There were some rumours that Apple is having problems with the new iPhones and that might delay them for a month a month or two. According to new information, they are not delayed and Foxconn has started trial production of all three new iPhones (7s, 7s Plus and iPhone 8).
Aside from launching three new premium iPhones in the second half of 2017, Apple is now being rumoured to be working on a fourth model. The Cupertino company is reportedly preparing to launch a successor to the iPhone SE, which is a good news for many Apple fans.
To restrict its need for smartphone display panels from Samsung, Apple is reportedly interested in manufacturing its own OLED panels. ET News (South Korea) reports the company has already acquired some chemical vapor deposition (CVD) machines that'll play a role in production.
Three new iPhones are expected to be announced in the second half of the year and although Apple has yet to officially reveal any information about them, alleged release date has been revealed. The Cupertino company will unveil new iPhones on September 6, two and a half weeks
With Apple's 2017 iPhones just around the corner, rumors about 2018's models have already started making their way out of the woodwork. According to The Korea Economic Daily, the South Korean company LG will be Apple's exclusive supplier in 2018. The report says that LG has made
Few augmented reality devices are available compared to virtual reality headsets and those that have launched are often quite expensive, such as the $3,000 Microsoft HoloLens. With interest in AR growing, that's beginning to change. Mira has launched an iPhone-based AR device.
The high-end iPhone 8 isn't the only upcoming model that's been delayed, reports Digitimes (China). All three iPhones have reportedly been affected by delays, contradicting reports that the iPhone 7 and 7s Plus are on schedule. None will be ready for September.
To assist with the production of the iPhone 8, Apple is reportedly purchasing its own machinery. The Korea Herald says, based on info from supply chain sources, that the company has purchased machinery capable of making rigid flexible printed circuit boards (RFPCBs).
Apple is reportedly in crisis mode ahead of the iPhone 8's launch. According to Fast Company, teams at the company are "feverishly" working to address problems with the smartphone's wireless charging capabilities and 3D sensor. There's a "sense of panic" at Apple.
Even though it's been a standard iPhone component for multiple generations, a fingerprint reader may be absent from Apple's most advanced smartphone thus far. An image of a leaked component shared on Weibo suggests a scanner isn't included with the phone.
One version of the iPhone 8 will reportedly come with a mirror-like finish. Benjamin Geskin, an Apple leaker, says a source within the company revealed the design option. It'll be among four color options for the iPhone 8. The others are thought to be white, black, and rose gold.
Many companies decide to drop some features on new devices due to lack of testing or production issues, and Apple is now having the same problem with the upcoming iPhones. While all three iPhones will support wireless charging, the feature won't be available at launch.
Apple is going to come out with three OLED iPhone models next year, expanding from the one OLED model that's expected later in 2017. Nikkei claims Apple has adjusted its plan so that all iPhones launched "from the second half of 2018" will use the upgraded display technology.
Apple iPhone 8 is expected to be announced in September and a lot of things have been said about the handset, but they are all united in saying that all three models will come with glass bodies and metal frames to support wireless charging. However, many people want a faster
Additional biometric security options could be added to the next iPhone, reports Bloomberg. The upcoming device is said to include 3D facial recognition technology that's enabled by the inclusion of a depth sensor. That sensor allows for fast, accurate scanning of a user's face.
To make sure its OLED supply is reliable for 2018 and beyond, Apple is reportedly going to invest in LG's new OLED production lines in exchange for becoming their sole customer. The Korea Herald claims Apple is close to reaching a deal with the company.
While a lot of things are still unknown about the upcoming iPhone 8, we have already started hearing things about its successor, the iPhone 9. In a report from the Korea Economic Daily, LG Innotek will be in charge of producing flexible printed circuit boards (PCBs) will be
Due to trouble in the OLED industry, Apple may only be able to produce 3-4 million iPhone 8 units by September, adding more weight to the claim that the handset will initially be harder to get. Digitimes claims iPhone shipments are being limited by a lack of supply.