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Topic: iPhone 8

Analyst sees 'iPhone 8' super cycle falling just short of 2016 iPhone 6 sales heights

07/11/2017, 10:07 am

One analyst firm has broken from the pack, and is cautioning investors that it fears that the "iPhone 8" so-called "supercycle" may be overblown, and that the sales for fiscal year 2018 will fall just short of those lofty heights.

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Supposed 'iPhone 8' back panel without Touch ID resurfaces in new leak

07/11/2017, 01:07 am

A photograph posted to Chinese microblogging service Weibo claims to show a production glass panel back bound for Apple's rumored "iPhone 8," with the alleged part lacking a cutout for a Touch ID fingerprint reader.

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Will the 'iPhone 8' cost $1200+? Apple has already been pushing flagship prices higher for years

07/10/2017, 03:07 pm

This fall's redesigned flagship iPhone is expected to be the most expensive handset Apple has ever produced. But that shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone who has been watching the company push even further into premium pricing for some time.

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Rumor: Apple's OLED 'iPhone 8' will come in four colors, including a new mirror-like exterior

07/09/2017, 08:07 pm

This fall's anticipated flagship "iPhone 8" is rumored to come in four different shades, including a new reflective version that has not been seen on any previous iPhone models.

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Rumor: Apple's iPhone wireless charging accessory might not ship with 'iPhone 8,' 'iPhone 7s' this fall

07/07/2017, 10:07 pm

Wireless charging is expected make its way to Apple's iPhone lineup this fall, but the tentpole feature might not be ready in time to launch with the next-generation handsets, a new rumor suggests.

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DRAM, NAND supplies for 'iPhone 8' tight in global shortage of components

07/06/2017, 09:07 am

Apple's 2017 iPhone production may be impacted by an industry-wide shortage of DRAM has been compounded by a production problem at a Micron plant, and aggravated by low yields of 3D NAND production from Apple suppliers SK Hynix and Toshiba.

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Following 'iPhone 8,' Apple plans to go all-OLED with 2018 iPhones

07/06/2017, 08:07 am

While this year's iPhone lineup is expected to feature just one model with an OLED display -- the flagship "iPhone 8" -- the company is rumored to embrace the display technology in a big way a year later, when it could offer three OLED iPhones.

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Questionable report claims Apple shipping 'influx' of next-gen iPhones with Touch ID on back

07/05/2017, 11:07 am

Confusion and misdirection for Apple's 2017 iPhone lineup continues to persist, with the latest claimed leak dubiously suggesting an "influx" of iPhone units with rear Touch ID sensors have been shipping. But there is plenty of reason to be skeptical about the latest claims.

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Unhappy with 'iPhone 8' rumors? Apple will still offer new iPhones with Touch ID this fall

07/04/2017, 12:07 pm

Apple giveth, and Apple taketh away -- and the latest "iPhone 8" rumors suggest that Touch ID could be leaving with the top-end device. But even if the widely feared (yet still unconfirmed) scenario does actually take place, you've still got options.

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Supply chain remains skeptical Apple can embed Touch ID fingerprint sensor into 'iPhone 8' OLED display

07/03/2017, 12:07 pm

A list of 10 features that the "iPhone 8" will have -- or lack -- has been published by noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who believes Apple will not embed a Touch ID sensor under the screen.

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Samsung reportedly spending $21B to expand OLED capacity for 'iPhone 8,' future devices

06/30/2017, 09:06 am

Possibly flush with OLED screen orders for the "iPhone 8," Samsung is reportedly beefing up its production capacity by building new factories at a pair of new sites in South Korea.

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New video offers up-close look at 'iPhone 8' dummy

06/28/2017, 07:06 pm

A video published on Wednesday provides one of the best looks yet at a supposed "iPhone 8" dummy unit that has been floating around the web, joining together an aluminum chassis and bezel-free front glass seen in alleged parts leaks.

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Latest questionable 'iPhone 8' delay claim lays blame on limited OLED screen availability

06/27/2017, 09:06 am

The latest supply chain reports out of China suggest that it is not the Touch ID, or layered motherboard design that may cause later than expected shipments of the forthcoming "iPhone 8," but instead, Samsung is having production issues with the OLED screen for the device that it pioneered.

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New Siri icon location could hint at touchscreen home button in Apple's 'iPhone 8'

06/21/2017, 03:06 pm

In the course of testing iOS 11, a new graphic for Siri has been spotted -- and it renders in exactly the same spot where a home button would be on an edge-to-edge iPhone without a customary home button in the bezel.

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Apple still undecided on fingerprint tech for 'iPhone 8,' no shipments until October

06/21/2017, 09:06 am

The OLED-embedded fingerprint technology for Apple's "iPhone 8" is "still being worked out," an analyst claimed on Wednesday, with the company only deciding on one of three options by the end of June.

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Case maker gambles big on Apple's rumored 'iPhone 8' design, builds 9 cases for edge-to-edge display

06/20/2017, 01:06 pm

Olixar -- the company behind a recent "iPhone 8" screen protector -- on Tuesday launched a complete series of cases for Apple's upcoming phone, banking on rumored features such as an edge-to-edge OLED display and a vertically-aligned rear camera.

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Apple product security team briefing shows 99% drop in stolen iPhone cases from 2014 to 2016

06/20/2017, 11:06 am

A new report sheds some light on Apple's anti-leak department, with employees for the Global Security Team coming from the NSA, FBI, Secret Service, and U.S. military supervising an operation that deals with more people per day in the production lines in China than the TSA does in airports.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' orders, Samsung demands impacting Chinese component supply for other vendors

06/20/2017, 09:06 am

Supply chain reports suggest that Apple's and Samsung's rapacious demand for smartphone components will deeply impact parts available for other manufacturers, with industry-wide shortages expected in the second half of 2017.

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Alleged 'iPhone 8' screen protector shows edge-to-edge layout, 'dip' for front-facing sensors

06/19/2017, 08:06 pm

Photos and video of a screen protector -- purportedly for Apple's "iPhone 8" -- may support the idea that the device will have an edge-to-edge display, excluding only a small area for an earpiece and front-facing sensors.

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Apple's 120Hz ProMotion iPad Pro display hints at even better AR and VR support in future devices

06/19/2017, 12:06 pm

Apple has a long history of introducing groundbreaking technology in one device, only to gradually carry it over to the rest of its product lineup in the ensuing years. With that in mind, the newly released iPad Pro with 120Hz ProMotion display could hint at the future of Apple's portable devices -- particularly as the company pushes into augmented reality and virtual reality.

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