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Topic: iPhone Lite

Labor report reveals low-cost plastic iPhone in initial production at Pegatron

07/29/2013, 10:07 am

A new plastic iPhone is currently being tested Apple supplier Pegatron, and will soon go into mass production and hit the market, one factory worker claims.


Rumor: Photo may show retail packaging for Apple's low-cost "iPhone 5C"

07/28/2013, 08:07 am

A new photo released into the wild this week may show a portion of the retail packaging for Apple's forthcoming low-cost iPhone, which -- if the photo is genuine -- could hit the market under the name "iPhone 5C."


Supposed 'iPhone Lite' shows up with FCC & other legal notices in new picture

07/26/2013, 10:07 am

A new image has emerged claiming to show Apple's low-cost plastic iPhone in the wild, bearing the required legal notices from the FCC and other agencies.


Rumor: Apple to drop iPhone 5 in favor of 'iPhone 5S' and 'iPhone lite'

07/24/2013, 05:07 pm

In what would be a marked departure from its usual iPhone introduction protocol, Apple is said to be preparing to discontinue production of the iPhone 5 when it debuts the handset's successor later this year, opting instead to produce only the "iPhone 5S" and an unannounced lower-priced counterpart.


New video again shows off supposed plastic Apple iPhone case

07/24/2013, 12:07 pm

Apple's iPhone remains the top-selling handset in the world, but a new video seems to support the notion that the Cupertino company is not resting on its laurels and may be close to releasing a plastic-backed version of the iPhone to address lower-cost markets.


'iPhone Lite' on track for early Sept., but 'iPhone 5S' production more challenging

07/23/2013, 09:07 am

Apple's next-generation "iPhone 5S" is likely to face production difficulties, which could limit its availability at launch. Such issues are not, however, expected with the company's anticipated plastic mid-range iPhone, which will reportedly be much easier to build.


Delays reportedly push 'iPhone 5S' launch to late Sept.; 'iPhone Lite,' 'iPad 5' & Haswell Macs expected earlier

07/22/2013, 06:07 pm

Apple's next-generation iPhone is believed to be facing production difficulties, much like the iPhone 5 in 2012, one analyst believes, while the rumored "iPhone Lite," revamped "iPad 5," and Haswell Retina MacBook Pros and iMacs could see release in the interim.


Documents claim Apple's 'iPhone Lite' will pack 1GB RAM, is already in mass production

07/19/2013, 11:07 am

A set of leaked documents appears to show that Apple will be releasing multiple models of its bestselling smartphone this year, with one aimed at the traditional iPhone audience and the other aiming possibly for the low-cost segment, though both devices are claimed to feature a full gigabyte of RAM.


Smartphone upgrades slowing as Apple is rumored to be prepping low-cost iPhone

07/17/2013, 12:07 pm

Evidence continues to mount that the market for high-end smartphones in the U.S. may have reached a saturation point, meaning that a mid-range iPhone offering from Apple could be the best way for the Cupertino company to ensure future growth.


Latest alleged 'iPhone Lite' plastic backs show different color shades

07/10/2013, 08:07 am

A new collection of photos claiming to be back panels for Apple's low-cost iPhone again show an array of colors, but this time with slightly different shades.


Photos, video show highly suspect 'iPhone Lite' display and shell with no exterior buttons

07/06/2013, 06:07 pm

A series of images and a stylized video hit the Web on Saturday, all purporting to show a buttonless rear shell attached to a display assembly bound for Apple's rumored low-cost "iPhone Lite."


More pictures of purported 'iPhone Lite' shell surface with new blue color

07/03/2013, 01:07 am

Coming two days after the last batch of images showing Apple's supposed "iPhone Lite" hit the Web, another set shows the plastic rear casing against a white background, including a new blue color.


Purported 'iPhone Lite' rear panels show an array of colors

06/30/2013, 08:06 pm

New pictures appear to show plastic back panels for Apple's anticipated low-cost iPhone, displayed in bright colors that are a major shift from the current black and white models.


New 3D renderings show expected design of Apple's low-cost iPhone

06/21/2013, 12:06 pm

With schematics of an alleged low-cost iPhone now in the wild, AppleInsider offers a glimpse of what that device might look like as an actual product in this pair of high-quality 3D renderings.


Pegatron CEO: Apple's 'low-cost iPhone' will not be cheap

06/20/2013, 04:06 am

Speaking at his company's shareholders meeting on Thursday, Pegatron CEO T.H. Tung said Apple's much rumored low cost iPhone won't be a budget offering, seemingly confirming speculation that the handset will be sold as a higher-end middle tier device.


Leaked schematics reveal what case makers expect Apple's low-cost iPhone & 'iPhone 5S' will look like

06/19/2013, 08:06 am

Using design plans believed to have originated at Apple, accessory makers are beginning to manufacture cases for the company's anticipated low-cost iPhone, and AppleInsider offers a first look at the schematics they are using to predict the device's appearance.


Case intended for Apple's low-cost iPhone shows thicker, rounded design

06/18/2013, 09:06 am

Case makers in the Far East have begun to produce accessories they hope will fit a new low-cost iPhone model from Apple, featuring a slightly thicker design and rounded edges.


Rumor: Low-cost iPhone, new iPad mini coming in August, but no 'iPhone 5S' until 2014

06/14/2013, 08:06 am

A questionable new rumor claims that Apple doesn't plan to release a true successor to the iPhone 5 until 2014, instead focusing on a low-cost iPhone this year.


Rumor: Apple suppliers now shipping 'large number' of parts for low-cost iPhone

06/13/2013, 08:06 am

Apple is allegedly gearing up to launch its new low-cost iPhone in the near future, with key suppliers now said to be shipping components, including 28-nanometer processors from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.


Rumor: Apple's inexpensive iPhone to adopt colors from iPhone 4 Bumpers

06/13/2013, 03:06 am

A fresh rumor out of the Far East on Thursday claims Apple will launch a low-cost iPhone in September in five colors, with the hues taken directly from the company's official bumpers made for the iPhone 4.