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Topic: 2018 iPhone

Apple partner TSMC begins mass production of 7nm processors for next-generation iPhone

05/22/2018, 11:05 pm

Apple's system-on-chip manufacturing partner TSMC is churning out next-generation 7-nanometer "A12" processors that will power iPhones expected to launch later this year, according to a report on Tuesday.

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'iPhone 8s' could bring back iPhone 5c color options in the fall, says analyst

05/14/2018, 11:05 am

Apple could release brightly-colored versions of the iPhone as part of this year's fall refresh, suggests investment firm Rosenblatt Securities, reviving the color scheme used in the iPhone 5c in an attempt to make an LCD-equipped model more distinct from the versions using an OLED display.

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Rumor: 6.1-inch iPhone will use LG display found in G7 ThinQ

05/10/2018, 08:05 am

Apple's rumored 6.1-inch LCD iPhone, expected this fall, will employ the same sort of "MLCD+" display found on LG's new G7 ThinQ phone, a Korean report suggested on Thursday.

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Rumor: 6.5-inch OLED iPhone roughly same size as iPhone 8 Plus, iOS 12 supports horizontal Face ID

05/07/2018, 07:05 pm

Rumors of Apple's forthcoming iPhone refresh are beginning to seep out of the Asian supply chain, with the latest claiming a next-generation flagship model will be roughly the same size as the current iPhone 8 Plus despite boasting a 6.5-inch OLED display.

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iPhone with triple-lens camera system could arrive with fall 2019 refresh

05/07/2018, 09:05 am

Rumors claiming Apple is going to incorporate a three-lens camera system in a future iPhone refresh are buoyed by one analyst's expectations for companies in the Apple supply chain, but with the added suggestion it may not arrive until next year.

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Kuo: Upcoming 6.1-inch LCD iPhone may skip 3D Touch in favor of better glass

04/26/2018, 04:04 pm

Apple is allegedly switching up the touch technology in its 6.1-inch LCD iPhone, which may make the phone lighter and more durable but might also result in the sacrifice of 3D Touch, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed this week.

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Apple looking to simplify iPhone branding for 2018 releases, analyst predicts

04/25/2018, 08:04 am

Apple could make a major change to the way it names successive iPhone generations this year, Guggenheim analyst Robert Cihra suggests, tipping Apple to take the opportunity to simplify what the iPhones are called when the new models launch this fall.

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Apple rumored in talks with Samsung to lower OLED costs for 2018 iPhones

04/24/2018, 09:04 am

Apple is reportedly negotiating with Samsung Display to reduce what it pays for OLED panels, and as a result push down the prices for 2018 iPhones.

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Fall LCD iPhone could be $200 cheaper than OLED counterparts, says analyst

04/24/2018, 08:04 am

The next generation of iPhones will start production in August, according to a supply chain report from investment firm Rosenblatt Securities, with Apple expected to offer an LCD version of the smartphone at around $200 below the cost of the OLED models shipping at the same time.

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Apple's 'A12' chip reportedly in production using 7nm process from TSMC

04/23/2018, 08:04 am

Chip producer TSMC may enjoy its highest profits this year for production of the next-generation "A12" processor, with a report claiming the manufacturer is ramping up volume production on its 7nm process lines in order to cope with the orders for the Apple-designed chip destined for 2018 iPhone models.

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Kuo: Budget 6.1-inch LCD iPhone lineup could start at $550

04/18/2018, 06:04 pm

Apple is predicted to launch two versions of a rumored 6.1-inch LCD iPhone later this year, one with a starting price as low as $550 and another potentially outfitted with dual-SIM dual standby (DSDS) technology, according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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OLED screen production for 2018 iPhone expected to start in May

04/16/2018, 11:04 am

Although it may feel like the iPhone X launched just recently, Samsung is reportedly kickstarting OLED panel production for two of this fall's iPhone models, including a 5.8-inch "iPhone X 2" and a 6.5-inch "iPhone X Plus."

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2018 iPhone may sport three-lens camera system to boost image quality

04/09/2018, 02:04 pm

Reports from the supply chain are predicting that at least one model of 2018 iPhone will have a three-lens system to improve photo quality, and possibly increase the optical zoom.

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Japan Display seeks over $500M in bid to secure next-gen LCD iPhone orders

03/30/2018, 07:03 pm

In a rush to retain Apple as a smartphone display customer, Japan Display on Friday said it plans to raise more than $500 million that will be put towards manufacturing LCD panels for a next-generation iPhone.

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iPhone X follow-up will start at $899 with 'plus' version hitting $999 says analyst

03/26/2018, 11:03 am

Apple could choose to make this year's 5.8-inch iPhone X successor $100 cheaper at $899, reserving the old pricetag for a new 6.5-inch device, according to one analyst.

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Fall 2018 iPhone lineup production expected to begin in June quarter

03/22/2018, 09:03 am

Apple could begin trial production of its 2018 iPhones as soon as next quarter, seeking to avoid the production problems with TrueDepth cameras thought to have pushed the iPhone X's launch into last November, a report claimed on Thursday.

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22 percent of iPhone owners intend to upgrade to new model in 2018, survey suggests

03/12/2018, 06:03 pm

A new survey from Loup Ventures finds Apple iPhone users are falling into a predictable upgrade cycle, with 22 percent of current owners planning to purchase a next-generation version of the handset this year.

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Apple VCSEL supplier suggests TrueDepth coming to multiple iPhones this fall

03/08/2018, 09:03 pm

Comments made during Apple supplier Finisar's most recent earnings report suggest the company, which provides vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser modules for iPhone X's TrueDepth system, is prepping for the technology to be included in multiple iPhones rumored to debut later this year.

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2018 iPhone lineup may include biggest ever with 6.5-inch screen, budget model with Face ID

02/26/2018, 01:02 pm

More rumors are circulating that Apple is planning a trio of iPhones in the fall of 2018, with one the largest ever produced by the company, and all three incorporating Face ID authentication technology.

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Apple expected to ship 100M 6.1" LCD iPhone units priced at $700-$800 in late 2018

02/14/2018, 08:02 am

Adding to expectations that the new 6.1-inch iPhone with LCD display will be a blockbuster success, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said on Wednesday that he expects the company will ship a whopping 100 million units in the second half of 2018.

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