Lower-Cost iPhone Will Have Thinner Plastic And Fiberglass Casing
Its thickness will be between 0.4 and 0.6 mm, compared to the average plastic casing with the thickness between 0.7 and 1 mm. Kuo suggests the new smartphone will be available in a range between four and six colors.
He also says that Foxconn will manufacture complete smartphones, while Green Point will produce additional casings for smartphones assembled by Pegatron. Previously the analyst suggested that Apple wants to diversify its suppliers, and that Pegatron would assemble the majority of the cheaper iPhones.
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