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According to what several Asian sources write, the production of Apple’s 4.7-inch iPhone 6 has already begun. They also claim that the 5.5-inch model assembly hasn’t started yet, which indicates that the larger smartphone won’t be released in September.
Although Apple’s iPad sales continue to decline, the company from Cupertino still remains the leader of the world’s tablet market. As to the other members of the Top 5 rating, they include Samsung, Lenovo, Asus and Acer.
According to what people familiar with the matter write, Apple's 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will be unveiled in the middle of September. The mass-production of the device has already begun, so I think that the guys from Cupertino will be able to catch up with the demand on the smartphone.
As noted by Asian insiders, the mass-production of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will start next week. Moreover, the same sources claim that Foxconn will start assembling the 5.5-inch handset as soon as August, which indicates that there are still some chances that the smartphone will hit the store shelves this fall and not in the first quarter of 2015, as it was reported earlier.
New photos showing something very similar to the battery for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 appeared on the Internet earlier today. As you may see on the image below, the battery has a capacity of 1,810 mAh. If to compare this battery to the battery found inside of the iPhone 5s, we may see that its capacity only slightly higher as the capacity of the current Apple’s smartphone.
A couple of images showing something very similar to the Touch ID fingerprint sensor for Apple’s iPhone 6 surfaced on the French website Nowwhereelse.fr. As we may see on the photos, the leaked part looks similar to the sensor found inside of the iPhone 5s. Apart from the sensor, there’s also a flex cable.
As you probably know, Apple has encountered some manufacturing problems, which made the company postpone the release of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6. According to the latest rumors, these problems are connected with the production of the ultra-thin battery for the device.
According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, Apple has launched the iPhone and iPad trade-in program in Australia today. From now on, any Australian customer can change his old iPhone or iPad in working condition for a discount on a newer device.
A new rumor has recently appeared on the Internet that suggests that Apple has recently teamed with a British firm Intelligent Energy to make the battery life of the company’s smartphones, tablets and laptops much longer.
According to the latest reports from Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Apple’s 5.5-inch iPhone 6 may be delayed until late 2014 or even early 2015. The reasons for such a delay are probably connected with manufacturing difficulties. These difficulties include the production of the smartphone front and rear panels.
It is Sunday again, so looks like it's high time I told you about the most interesting stories of the past seven days.
As you may have noticed, most of the posts deal with Apple's long-anticipated iPhone 6 and the iWatch. According to the latest rumors, the first gadget will be equipped with a dual-core 2GHz processor. The mass-production of the handset will start later this month. If to speak about Apple's smartwatch, we shall see it no sooner than in the fourth quarter of 2014. The mass-production will reportedly begin in November.
Photos showing first working iPhone 6 clones have recently surfaced on the Internet. The device depicted on the mages is based on the leaked schematics and components that began appearing on the Internet several months ago.
According to what nowhereelse.fr writes, what we actually see is a device assembled by an unknown Chinese firm, which is working on Android. It would be interesting to see how Apple reacts to this model.
A video appeared on the Internet this week that shows the alleged sapphire-covered iPhone 6 front panel being put through various stress tests. The video is available below, so you may take a look at it right now.
Another iPhone 6 part appeared on the Internet today. It’s an LCD shielding that separates the display from other internal parts of the smartphone. While it is still unknown if the part from the image is original or it’s just a mockup, it looks similar to the LCD shielding found in Apple’s iPhone 5s. The main difference is the size: the leaked part is larger, which indicates that it is designed to fit the 4.7-inch iPhone 6. Take a look at the photo below and you’ll understand what I mean.
According to a new report from a research firm ABI Research, Apple's iPhone 5s is currently the world’s top selling smartphone. The second, the third and the fourth places in the rating are occupied by Samsung’s Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4 LTE respectively. The last spot in the Top 5 ranking was given to the iPhone 4S.