Topic: iPhone 5
10/25/2012, 08:10 am
Sprint announced on Thursday that it activated 1.5 million iPhones in the third quarter of 2012, the same number it has maintained for three straight quarters.
10/24/2012, 08:10 am
AT&T announced on Wednesday that it activated 4.7 million iPhones in the third quarter of 2012, once again giving Apple the lion's share of smartphone activations on the carrier.
10/22/2012, 10:10 am
Apple is said to have provided its U.S. carrier partners with a pre-release build of iOS 6.0.1, an update for its mobile operating system that will reportedly address a graphical glitch with the virtual keyboard, as well as issues that would cause the camera's flash to not go off when expected.
10/22/2012, 09:10 am
Difficulties in manufacturing the iPhone 5 are expected to affect Apple's gross margins for the near term, as the company is predicted to absorb some of the quality control costs associated with producing its latest handset.
10/19/2012, 07:10 pm
A subjective call quality test performed on Friday found that between the top three carriers in the U.S., the Sprint version of Apple's iPhone 5 beat out identical versions of the device from Verizon and AT&T.
10/18/2012, 12:10 pm
Users have noticed a glitch specific to Apple's iPhone 5 in which a portion of the display flickers when the touchscreen keyboard is invoked.
10/18/2012, 10:10 am
Activation figures from Verizon show that sales of the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 were relatively strong prior to the launch of the iPhone 5, suggesting Apple's September quarter could be stronger than expected.
10/18/2012, 09:10 am
Verizon announced its quarterly earnings on Thursday, revealing that the nation's largest carrier sold a total of 3.1 million iPhones in the three-month span, with 650,000 of those being the new iPhone 5.
10/17/2012, 10:10 pm
A number of iPhone 5 owners, especially those on U.S. network Verizon, are complaining of an issue where the incorrect day and time is displayed, sometimes jumping weeks ahead or behind the actual date.
10/17/2012, 08:10 am
An official with Foxconn has explained that Apple's new iPhone 5 is the most difficult device the company has ever had to assemble, leading to constraints in production.
10/12/2012, 08:10 am
Negative headlines haven't suppressed consumer interest in the iPhone 5, which is seeing "unprecedented" demand, according to the latest survey from ChangeWave Research.
10/11/2012, 11:10 pm
Foxconn International Holdings, a subsidiary of Foxconn Technology and the largest cellphone manufacturer in the world, will reportedly take orders to build certain iPhone models in the company's first-ever Apple partnership.
10/10/2012, 12:10 pm
Consumer Reports on Wednesday declared that Apple's iPhone 5 is no more susceptible to lens flare than other smartphone-based cameras, including the latest devices running Google Android.
10/10/2012, 09:10 am
While Samsung will compete with Apple's iPhone 5 by offering its own 4-inch handset, leaked specifications suggest it will be a budget device with a low-resolution display and camera.
10/10/2012, 06:10 am
Apple's decision to use lightweight anodized 6000 series aluminum for the iPhone 5's uni-body chassis has caused some units to show signs of wear out-of-the-box, prompting stricter quality control measures that have negatively impacted production yields, one insider says.
10/09/2012, 04:10 pm
One of the next major markets for Apple to launch the iPhone 5 is India, and a new report claims the latest iPhone will debut there on Oct. 26.
10/09/2012, 03:10 pm
An unauthorized accessory maker has promised that products cloning Apple's new Lightning cable are on their way, thanks to reverse engineering.
10/08/2012, 12:10 pm
Stores in Hong Kong remain sold out of Apple's iPhone 5 as overwhelming demand continues. That's expected to spread soon to mainland China, as carrier China Unicom is said to be gearing up for the iPhone 5 launch.
10/07/2012, 01:10 pm
Apple has publicly explained an issue that can result in a purple "haze" or flare that users have discovered can show up in pictures taken with the new iPhone 5.
10/06/2012, 09:10 am
Foxconn officials on Saturday issued a statement denying a strike hit the company's Zhengzhou iPhone plant on Friday, claiming instead that the factory was the site of two small altercations days earlier which had no impact on production.