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While Samsung is selling a lot of its Galaxy Note 8 handsets, Apple is the leader in the invention sphere. The demand for iPhone X is still strong and Apple still cannot produce enough devices to meet the demand.
According to the memo to clients, issued by Ming-Chi Kuo, new iPhones will support gigabit LTE speed and two sim cards, like Samsung’s flagships.
The recent issue has been reported by several iPhone X owners, the device’s screen shows green lines. The issue is reproducing on models of different color and with different storage options.
So far there were about 25 cases with green lines on the display. This has been reported by users on different resources, including Apple Support communities, Reddit, Facebook, Twitter and MacRumors forum. The number of defective devices is growing, but still not statistically significant.
The demand for iPhone 8 and 8 Plus has not been very strong and this has been confirmed by the recent report by the research firm Canalys. Canalys gathered and analyzed the shipments results and said that iPhone 7 has outsold both iPhone 8 and 8 Plus combined.
The research company IHS Markit has taken apart the iPhone X and shared the bill of materials for the device. The estimated cost of the iPhone X parts is $370.25, this is more expensive than parts for iPhone 8. The retail price of iPhone X starts from $999 USD.
Apple has acquired a company called PowerbyProxi to work on future improvements for the wireless charging technology. The vice-president of PowerbyProxi Dan Riccio assumes that “the team will be a great addition for Apple to create a wireless future.”
The investment firm Piper Jaffray held a survey showing why the retention level of Apple customers is so high.
Sources say that Apple is already working on a new iPhone that will include a stylus.
Samsung will earn about $110 for every iPhone X Apple will sell. Samsung supplies several parts for iPhone X. The most expensive component is definitely the OLED-screen of the special form, but Samsung also supplies batteries and capacitors for iPhone X, according to the report from the analysis firm Counterpoint.
Apple is going to implement the facial recognition into its upcoming iPhone 8. It is said that Apple’s technology will be way more secure than the Samsung’s one.
A report claims that not all new iPhone features will be really a surprise in the smartphone world.
Apple customers can expect 64, 256, and 512GB storage models, the report says. All these options will have 3GB RAM.
Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reported that Android sales have again beaten iPhone in the US.
The former Google senior vice president Vic Gundotra believes that Apple photo technology has significantly overstepped Android.
According to Taiwan’s TechNews, TSMC is going to massively produce A11 chips for Apple.