News tagged ‘China’
Qualcomm was reportedly trying to prevent Apple from producing iPhones in China. According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple is thinking about ceasing the partnership with Qualcomm and instead buy parts for iPhone and iPad from Intel or MediaTek.
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.
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.
Foxconn, the company that assembles iPhones, has sent out the first batch of iPhone X, but it only includes 46,500 units. The new devices have been sent from China to the Netherlands and the UAE. iPhone X will launch on November 3 in both countries.
The smart speaker will be released in December but it has recently surfaced in several locations in China and California.
A user of the Chinese website Weibo has shared a photo leak showing the storage capacities of the upcoming iPhones and their prices.
Apple customers can expect 64, 256, and 512GB storage models, the report says. All these options will have 3GB RAM.
According to DigiTimes, Apple may become the third on the world smartphone market.
Apple has recently certified nearly 320.000 acres of forests in China to use the wood for their purposes.
According to the Newzoo report, more than a half of iPhones, produced in the last 10 years, are still being used.
According to the latest report from TrendForce, nearly 50% of all smartphones will have OLED displays by 2020. The main reason for the growth is the adoption of the new display technology by Apple. Since the iPhone is expected to get an OLED screen in 2017 and subsequent years, Apple’s market rivals are very likely to adopt the technology as well to compete with new iPhones on equal terms.
First iPhones assembled in India have become available for purchase in this country today. These are iPhone SE units that are produced at a local Bangalore factory. The phones carry two sentences on the back, namely, “Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in India.” This is the only thing that makes the devices different from those assembled in China.
A couple of new images showing what appears to be a refurbished Galaxy Note 7 have been recently spotted on the Internet. Earlier this year, Samsung revealed that it plans to release a special version of the 2016 flagship with smaller and safer battery in select counties.
The Pangu team has demonstrated the jailbreak of iOS 10.3.1. This happened during the Janus Mobile Security & Threat Intelligence Platform Release Event that took place in China. According to the images shared on Weibo, the developers managed to hack the iPhone 7 running iOS 10.3.1 and launch Cydia on the device.
American traveller and blogger Scotty Allen, who spent couple of months in China last year, has released a video showing how to assemble a fully working iPhone 6s from the parts purchased in the public cell phone parts markets in the Shenzhen province. The phone looks and feels just about the same as the iPhone 6s acquired directly from Apple, but costs less, about $300.