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Topic: iPhone 8

Supply chain in uncharted territory with three iPhone flagships, bracing for reduced component orders

01/17/2018, 09:01 am

Component producers in Apple's supply chain for the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X are expecting orders for the parts to reduce in the first quarter of 2018, but it appears that they are using previous sales metrics based on two flagship model phones, rather than three for the predictions.

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Apple improves U.S. device activations share following iPhone 8, iPhone X launches

01/16/2018, 10:01 am

Apple enjoyed a bumper quarter in the United States following the launch of the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X, according to a consumer research report into device activations, with activations of iPhones in the last quarter of 2017 up compared to both the previous quarter and the same quarter in 2016.

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Scosche intros new iPhone-compatible MagicMount Charge & Elite lines

01/11/2018, 04:01 pm

Accessory maker Scosche announced a series of car mounts this week, including the MagicMount Pro Charge line, supporting Qi wireless charging on the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X.

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Apple's iPhone X tops November sales in China, Japan & Great Britain

01/10/2018, 09:01 am

The iPhone X did particularly well during its November launch, claiming the lead in three markets, despite Apple losing some share in the overall smartphone market.

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Apple tops device activations during holidays, iPhone X handily beating iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

12/27/2017, 09:12 pm

Apple once again leads the industry in smartphone and tablet activations during the week before Christmas, with very strong sales of the iPhone X leading the iPhones released in 2017, with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 availability both overseas and as used devices adding to the lead.

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Rosenblatt Securities disputes iPhone X order cut rumors, says no changes in Apple's plans

12/26/2017, 12:12 pm

Contrary to supply chain speculation, production of the iPhone X remains right on schedule, according to investment firm Rosenblatt Securities, which also has seen evidence that sales are accelerating in China.

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Supply chain scuttlebutt stokes fears that Apple's $999 iPhone X price is too high

12/26/2017, 08:12 am

Ahead of typical seasonal trends, where iPhone sales traditionally cool off after the holidays, supply chain reports have begun projecting doom and gloom for Apple's flagship iPhone X, prompting analysts to cut estimates.

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Apple hikes most India iPhone prices after tax hike, with iPhone X topping out at $1,647

12/18/2017, 10:12 am

Apple has raised the prices of several iPhone models in India, reacting to a recent increase of import taxes on electronics.

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Lisa Jackson details iPhone 8, iPhone X environmentally friendly design, more in interview

12/13/2017, 08:12 pm

Apple routinely touts environmentally-friendly aspects of new product releases, and that was no different with iPhone 8 and iPhone X. In a newly unearthed interview, Apple's VP for Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson details how the company designed its latest flagships to be the greenest ever offered.

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Consumer Reports ranks iPhone X behind Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8 series in testing

12/05/2017, 04:12 pm

Consumer Reports has performed a bevy of tests on the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X in conjunction with an assortment of other smartphones, and found the iPhone 8 series very slightly lagging behind the Samsung Galaxy S8 -- with the iPhone X close behind the iPhone 8.

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Consumer anticipation ahead of iPhone X dinged Apple marketshare

12/05/2017, 12:12 pm

New data suggests that Apple marketshare took a very slight hit in a three month period ending in October in the U.S., because users put off purchasing phones while waiting for the iPhone X.

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iOS 11.2 beta switches on quicker 7.5W wireless charging for iPhone 8 & X

11/14/2017, 10:11 am

With iOS 11.2, still in beta, Apple has silently enabled promised 7.5-watt wireless Qi charging for the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X -- faster than the 5 watts the devices supported at launch.

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iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus production accelerating alongside cutback in orders for iPhone 8

11/11/2017, 09:11 am

Reports from the supply chain suggest that any production problems that may have plagued the iPhone X are long past, and Apple and its manufacturing partners will increase production to ship about 26 million of the OLED model in the holiday quarter.

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Some iPhone 8, iPhone X users suffering from GPS issues, software fix appears to be coming in iOS 11.2

11/09/2017, 11:11 am

A growing thread on the Apple community support forums suggests that users are having some difficulties with GPS accuracy mostly on the iPhone 8 and iPhone X -- but a software fix appears to be included for most in the most recent beta of iOS 11.2.

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iPhone 7, iPhone 6s dominate Q3 smartphone sales, iPhone 8 has strong debut

11/09/2017, 09:11 am

The iPhone held the top two worldwide sales slots in the third quarter of 2017, with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s holding the top two spots on the chart.

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Apple reaping higher profits from each iPhone X sold than iPhone 8, analysis claims

11/06/2017, 06:11 pm

Despite the expense of technologies like a 5.8-inch, edge-to-edge OLED display and a 3D facial recognition camera, the iPhone X is actually more profitable per-device than the iPhone 8, according to a research estimate published on Monday.

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These low-cost wireless Qi chargers will juice your new iPhone X or iPhone 8

11/04/2017, 12:11 am

One of the main features of the iPhone X is the ability to wirelessly charge the battery, but some of the options on the market are fairly expensive. AppleInsider rounds up some of the better value options on the market that you can buy right now.

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Earnings preview: Apple to shed light on iPhone 8 launch, Wall Street expects 46M total iPhones sold

11/02/2017, 09:11 am

Thursday afternoon's quarterly earnings report from Apple will be the first indication the company has given as to the performance of the iPhone 8 since it debuted in late September, though any concrete indication of the performance of the iPhone X will likely remain mum until the conclusion of the holiday period.

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Best Buy goes installment-only on Apple's iPhone 8 & X after backlash over $100 premium

10/31/2017, 04:10 pm

Best Buy has removed options to buy an iPhone 8 or X upfront from its U.S. website, which had previously generated controversy since the retailer was charging a $100 premium on top of Apple's normal retail prices.

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iPhone 8 breaks Apple's decline in China, questions remain around iPhone X

10/30/2017, 10:10 am

This fall's launch of the iPhone 8 appears to have reversed six quarters of declining iPhone sales in China, in fact giving Apple 40 percent growth year-over-year for the September quarter, according to research estimates published on Monday.

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