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Apple Releases 32GB Version of iPhone 6





Apple has released a 32GB version of the iPhone 6 created for developing countries. The sales of the handset quietly launched in China and India. In Taiwan, customers can pre-order the iPhone 6 and the sales are scheduled to start on March 10th.


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Monday, March 6th, 2017. 11:42

New iPads, 128GB iPhone SE, Red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to Be Announced in March



According to the latest report shared by a Japanese website Mac Otakara, Apple will release several new iPad Pro models, as well as the updated 128GB iPhone SE and the red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.


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Monday, February 20th, 2017. 21:30

Apple to Introduce Jet Red iPhone This Year



According to a sketchy rumor shared by Chinese insiders, Apple may release the iPhone 8 in a new ‘Jet Red’ color. Sources close to the Foxconn plant in Zhengzhou claim that at first the new model will be available only in China, but with time may hit other markets.


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Monday, February 20th, 2017. 15:59

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Apple Lost Smartphone Market Share in China to Local Brands



According to the latest report from Canalys, Apple’s share in the Chinese smartphone market dropped in 2016. Currently, the company occupies the fifth spot behind Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi.


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Sunday, February 19th, 2017. 15:05

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Chinese Firm May Supply OLED Screens for Future iPhones



A Chinese firm called BOE Technology Group Co. may soon start supplying Apple with displays for new iPhones. According to Bloomberg, the company is currently building two factories in China that will produce AMOLED displays. Even though Apple has been testing sample displays manufactured by BOE for months, the final decision is yet to come. Both companies are currently in talks.


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Wednesday, February 15th, 2017. 12:45

iPhone 7 Loses Market Share to Cheaper Android Phones in China



iPhone sales in China demonstrated a year-over-year decline in 2016, reports a  research firm IDC. According to the researchers, Chinese customers are waiting for the iPhone 8 that is why the market share fell from 13.6% and 58.4 million units shipped in 2015 to 9.6% and 44.9 million units last year. Apple took the fourth spot in the IDC ranking, while OPPO, Huawei, and VIVO managed to surpass the Cupertino-based giant in both market share and units shipments.


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Monday, February 6th, 2017. 19:09

Wistron to Become Main iPhone Supplier in India



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Wistron will become the main 2017 iPhone manufacturer in India. Foxconn and other vendors will become back up manufacturers. Apple will turn to them if demand for the new handset increases. To prepare for the demand, Wistron has increased the production capacity at its factories in India and China, reporters claim.


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Monday, January 23rd, 2017. 18:08

Another Leaked Photo Shows Galaxy S8



GizChina has shared an image that shows what appears to be the Galaxy S8. The leaked image of the iPhone 8 rival was reportedly obtained from the company that produces accessories.


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Friday, January 20th, 2017. 14:29

Apple to Release Apple Pencil 2 Alongside New iPads



According to the rumors shared by Chinese insiders, Apple is currently working on the second-generation Apple Pencil that can magnetically attach to the iPad. The device may also get a special clip to carry it in the pocket of a shirt. The patent describing the new device was granted last year, so it’s high time the company unveiled a new Apple Pencil. Other features remain unknown.


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Thursday, January 19th, 2017. 21:10

Wistron to Produce New iPhones in 2017



Wistron has become the third supplier that will be responsible for the production of the iPhone 8. According to the latest report from Taiwanese sources, the manufacturer has recently received orders for the production of new iPhones in 2017. So far, however, neither Apple, nor Wistron have confirmed the rumor.


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Friday, December 30th, 2016. 16:46

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Galaxy S8 to Get 8GB of RAM, Faster Storage, and 6-inch Screen



According to the latest report shared by Gizmochina, the next-gen iPhone rival, Galaxy S8, will feature 8GB of RAM, faster UFS 2.1 flash storage, and new 6-inch display for larger Galaxy S8 Plus model. In general, there will be two models: a smaller one with 5.1-inch screen, and a larger one with new 6-inch screen.


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Monday, December 26th, 2016. 17:02

Apple Denies iPhone Battery Explosion Issues in China



A Chinese consumer group called the Shanghai Consumer Council has reported about 8 cases of the iPhone 6 battery catching fire due to manufacturing fault. Apple denied such claims saying that all of the devices it received for inspection had signs of physical damage. The company offered the users of damaged iPhones repairs, but obviously, these repairs won’t be free.


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Wednesday, December 7th, 2016. 15:45

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Apple Music for Students Now Available in 25 New Countries



Apple Music subscription for students has become available in 25 new countries. All college and university students and members of the UNiDAYS program now have an opportunity to get a discount of about 50% aside from the standard three-month trial.


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Wednesday, November 30th, 2016. 13:00

iPhone 7 Stock Availability Is Still Constrained – Analyst



According to the latest report from a reliable Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, the stock availability of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus still leaves much to be desired. Apple is still trying to catch up with the demand. This suggests that not all users will get their phones in time during the holiday season.


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Sunday, November 20th, 2016. 15:08

Apple Won’t Release New iPhone SE in 2017, Sell Less iPhones



According to the latest report from usually-reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple won’t release an updated 4-inch iPhone SE model next year. The expert also expects that Apple’s smartphone sales will continue to decline.


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Saturday, November 5th, 2016. 17:08

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