Apple

iPhone X component suppliers beat teething troubles

After running into multiple problems building its next-gen iPhone X, Apple’s suppliers have reportedly achieved more stable yield rates for troublesome components. As we noted yesterday, the first batch of iPhone X handsets has now been shipped out, and further shipments of the device are expected to “grow substantially” after October, according to sources in Apple’s […]

Software

Apple Leasing Equipment to Suppliers to Make Sure Key iPhone 8 Components Get Made

Apple recently purchased expensive production equipment to produce the rigid flexible printed circuit board for the iPhone 8, reports The Korea Herald. Apple doesn’t plan to use the equipment itself, but is instead leasing it to suppliers to ensure it can get the components it needs for the iPhone 8 amid rumors of production difficulties. […]

A Supplier’s production schedule reveals approximate timing of iPhone 8 launch

A Supplier’s production schedule reveals approximate timing of iPhone 8 launch The iPhone 8 is said to come with a new edge-to-edge TrueTone OLED display. Apple has always stuck to a September release for its new smartphone flagships, however analyst reports suggest development has been held up by slower deliveries of custom made … Read […]