MPOW Japan, a third-party accessories manufacturer, debuted a magnetically attached wireless charging system for "iPhone 12" late Monday, bolstering rumors that Apple's next-generation handset will support the feature.
Apple is reportedly readying a bevy of new products for its annual fall iPhone event, including a fresh iPad Air with edge-to-edge display, affordable Apple Watch entry and a pair of branded luxury headphones.
Looking to cut costs on next-generation hardware, Apple will adopt cheaper and less complex battery technology for so-called "iPhone 12," "iPhone 12S" and "AirPods 3" devices, according to TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Prolific leaker Jon Prosser in a terse tweet on Wednesday said Apple's upcoming "iPhone 12" lineup and a slate of new iPads will debut in October, a timeline seemingly backed up by statements from Qualcomm CFO Akash Palkhiwala.
Development of Apple's "periscope" lens is on track for 2022, with a new supplier expected to fulfill orders for lens and corresponding voice coil motor parts, according to TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
The CEO of Apple supplier Broadcom on Thursday said an expected revenue bump in the firm's wireless sector revenue will arrive one quarter later than usual this year, suggesting a launch of 2020's iPhone lineup is slated for a similar delay.
The NFC Forum, an industry group tasked with setting global standards for near field communication technology, on Tuesday announced the adoption of a new Wireless Charging Specification (WLC) that could one day enable smartphones to juice up smaller consumer devices.
A pair of images shared by avid Apple leaker Jon Prosser on Sunday detail what appears to be schematic drawings of a next-generation "iPhone 12" handset, the top portion of which illustrates a TrueDepth sensor "notch" that is substantially smaller than existing designs.
Rebutting claims that Apple's 2020 iPhone launch plans are in peril due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Loup Ventures' Gene Munster on Wednesday reminded investors that an iPhone is built over the course of three or four years, not one.
Apple is reportedly considering delaying the launch of its expected 5G iPhones by "months" on concerns that the global coronavirus pandemic will impact demand, as well as lingering supply chain issues.
Though Apple's supply partners in China are still grappling with fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak that left factories in the region shuttered for weeks, the tech giant's important iPhone release cycle has yet to see significant disruption from the ongoing crisis, according to a report on Thursday.
A report on Wednesday reaffirms numerous claims that Apple will this fall debut an iPhone model featuring an integrated rear-facing VCSEL laser system, good for depth measurements that power advanced augmented reality applications.