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According to what people familiar with the matter write, cases for both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 models have recently appeared in Sprint's inventory. What this means is that now all the authorized resellers and the partners of the company can place orders for the accessories for the upcoming handsets.
It is Sunday today, which means I should tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Let's take a look at them.
Following several previous reports that dealt with the next-generation iPhone screen resolution, a new one appeared on the Internet on Saturday. The report comes from a reliable journalist John Gruber and suggests that the 4.7-inch handset will feature a resolution of 1334 x 750 pixels and a pixel density of 326 ppi. As to the larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6, it will boast of resolution of 2208 x 1242 pixels with a density of 461 ppi. It should be noted, however, that this piece of news hasn't been confirmed by Apple's suppliers or other reliable sources yet.
According to what Reuters reporters write, Apple's suppliers have encountered some manufacturing difficulties that deal with the production of displays for the upcoming iPhone. As noted in the latest report, earlier this year, the guys from Cupertino decided to change the backlight film component and this led to the delay. After the new component was ready, Apple once again changed its requirements and said it would use the older version of the display.
According to the latest report from 9to5Mac reporter Mark Gurman and an image posted to Instagram by the firm called Feld & Volk, Apple’s next-generation iPhone models with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch displays may get screen resolutions of 1472 x 828 pixels. While earlier it was reported that the new handsets will boast of the resolution of 1704 x 960 pixels, the aforementioned reporter managed to find some other proofs that confirm the new resolution. The proofs have been found in the latest Xcode 6 beta.
According to what has been recently shared by a Weibo user nicknamed GeekBar, Apple’s iPhone 6 will get only 1GB of RAM. This is the same amount of RAM as can be found inside of the iPhone 5, iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. If the leaked schematics are indeed for the upcoming 4.7-inch or 5.5-inch iPhone 6, we may assume that in terms of the amount of RAM, Apple’s next-generation smartphone will be weaker than the existing flagship devices of the rival vendors, which already have 2GB of RAM on board.
According to the latest report from J.P. Morgan analyst Rod Hall, the guys from Cupertino are very unlikely to equip the iPhone 6 models with the screens made of sapphire. The reason for such a step is the high cost of production of sapphire in large quantities. The analyst notes that using sapphire as the main material for the manufacture of 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone displays is about 10 times more expensive than using Corning's Gorilla Glass.
Following yesterday’s leaked images showing the interior parts for the next-generation iPhones with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch displays, two more photos surfaced on the Internet today, which once again prove that the smaller handset will get a 1.810 mAh battery.
According to the latest reports from the Wall Street Journal, only high-end models of iPhone 6 will get sapphire-covered displays. The screens for other devices will be made of material that is much stronger than Gorilla Glass, but isn’t actually sapphire, sources claim. It should be noted that the reporters’ suggestions haven’t yet been confirmed, which means that all of the handsets may get displays made of protective material other than sapphire.
A bunch of images showing something what appears to be a genuine iPhone 6 smuggled out of Foxconn appeared on the Internet earlier today. The device shown below looks pretty much the same as the iPhone 5s, however, it can boast of several noticeable improvements that include a larger screen and a new back panel. The design of the handset goes in line with all the previous rumors and reports. Still, there is no way to check the legitimacy of the photos, so I suggest you to take them with a few pinches of salt.
According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Apple's Asian supplier Pegatron has recently won a contract for the production of 25 million 4.7-inch iPhone 6 units of the 50 million that are expected to be shipped this year.
Microsoft has recently released three new Surface Pro 3 ads. As usual, the ads mock Apple and the gadgets the guys from Cupertino create.
This time Microsoft chose Apple's MacBook Air as a victim. The company from Redmond claims its newest tablet is more efficient and portable than the laptop manufactured by Apple. Of course, Microsoft fails to mention that the sales of the Surface tablets are weak and that the company lost nearly 1.7 billion dollars since the launch of its first-gen version. Anyway, the three ads are available below.
Not only the embedded Apple logo and camera ring for the next-gen iPhone appeared today on the Internet. Apart from these two leaked parts, another one surfaced on a website called Apple.Club.tw. This is a leaked front panel for the upcoming 4.7-inch iPhone 6. You know what? Since it looks similar to the panel of the iPhone 5s, I think it is the panel that will be actually installed on Apple's new handset.
Several new images appeared online earlier today that show us something what appears to be the embedded Apple logo and the rear camera ring for the upcoming iPhone 6. The photos were spotted on Nowhereelse.fr and the parts shown on them look legitimate, that is why I think we can believe what we see.
According to the latest rumors, Apple's iPhone 6 will get a 2.0GHz A8 processor, a separate NFC chip, an improved Touch ID fingerprint sensor, 802.11ac Wi-Fi radio and one special chip. This chip will reportedly be used for the recognition and authentication of Beats headsets. Well, at least this is what VentureBeat reporters claim.