Apple has updated its iPhone design and looks like customers aren’t happy with it. According to the poll, more than 60% of users dislike the new design or the way Apple introduces it.
In the Newsroom of Apple’s official website, the company reminded customers of the date of iPhone X pre-orders and its arrival to Apple Stores in case somebody has missed something. Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke about limited quantities of iPhone X, ensuring customers that Apple will do its best «to improve production as soon as possible.»
The supply chain sources say that Apple will be able to produce only 20 million iPhone X this year. Earlier reports claimed that the number of iPhones will be 30 to 35 million till the end of the year.
Few days after the release of iOS 11.1 beta 4 Apple has released the next update for developers as well as for public testers. No new features have been spotted so far.
The recent report claims that Apple discontinued iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models with 256GB on the day when new iPhones have been unveiled. It was confirmed by an Apple service representative.
The opinions about iPhone X differ: some are fascinated with it, others criticize it because the “innovations” that came in iPhone X have already been introduced in Android phones earlier. The price tag that is about $200 more than usual prices has evoked hot discussions.
Due to an extremely high price, not everyone can afford iPhone X, but it is the desired model Apple users will definitely be interested in. Apple vice-president of retail Angela Ahrendts asked the retail vendors not to force customers to purchase iPhone X, pointing out its advantages over other models.
CIRP has surveyed 2,000 people in the US who has recently purchased an Apple product. The results show that Apple retail stores are not the most popular places to buy Apple gadgets.
Apple today started to seed the fourth beta of iOS 11.1 to developers, only four days after the third beta has been released. The download is available for users who have an Apple Developer account.
According to China-based source Economic Daily News, Apple asked the suppliers to cut down the production of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus for two first months of selling iPhone X. The report says it’s for the first time that the production of new models is reduced so fast.
Max Wolff, chief economist at Disruptive Technology Advisers, is concerned about Apple’s shares that are almost 1% down now. He notes that the reception of iPhone 8 and iOS 11 is not impressive and this will have an impact on Apple’s plans and shares.
Another drone video from Matthew Roberts shows the progress of Apple Park construction: more trees, sports courts, and paths. The visitor center is now complete.
The recent reports from DigiTimes claim that the needed parts for iPhone X are supplied according to the schedule and the need in components is covered till the holiday season.
Apple now seeds the third beta of iOS 11.1, the update is available for both users with Apple Developer account and public beta testers.
The discussions on Reddit tell that over $1000 for a smartphone is too much.