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iPhone 8 production halved as everyone waits the iPhone X

Apple shares drop 2% after the 50% production cut. Apple’s new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus might not be outselling the last year’s iPhone 7/7 Plus, but the company’s biggest weapon has not been launched just yet. The iPhone X, the special model announced along with the regular iPhone 8 line, is coming to the market next month possibly attracting customers with its innovative hardware and software features. We are now hearing that Apple has reduced the orders for the iPhone 8 line for November and December by 50%, which is not unexpected news. But the problem for Apple is[…]

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Battery and RAM specs for the iPhone X officially confirmed

iPhone X comes with 2,716mAh and 3GB RAM. While Apple usually remains quiet about some important specs of its new devices, information about RAM and battery always leak from certification authorities before the launch of the new models. It’s official that the iPhone X will be coming to the market in early November, and we can now confirm that Apple’s most premium iPhone ever will have a 2,716 mAh battery. According to Tenaa in China, the iPhone X’s battery will be larger than the battery in iPhone 8 Plus, which is interesting considering that the X model is actually smaller[…]

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Production issues may further delay the market debut of iPhone X

Apple has not yet started the production of iPhone X. iPhone X should go up for pre-orders on October 27th with a release a week later, but the availability of the device may be too limited until December 2017. According to a new report, the company has run into more production issues as a result of the more sophisticated and complex design of the iPhone X. Barron’s informs from own sources that Apple has yet to start manufacturing of iPhone X, and that should happen in mid-October, which would be two months after the initial deadline in June. iPhone X[…]

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Tim Cook believes that $999 for a phone is not that much

Apple calls the iPhone X a ‘value offer’. In one of his first interviews after the announcement of iPhone X and iPhone 8/8Plus at an event early last week, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook shares thoughts about the new products, iOS, ARKit, and more. Despite the fact that the company shocked the world with the starting price of the iPhone X ($999), Tim Cook thinks that this device is a ‘value price’. Cook said: Well, it’s a value price actually for the technology that you’re getting. As it turns out, most people are paying for phones over long periods of time.[…]

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Despite the insane price of the iPhone X, Apple could make a lower profit

Report: iPhone X’s internals cost $581. A report by the Wall Street Journal compares the component costs for iPhone X against the previous models. It concludes that despite the much higher price of iPhone X, Apple could actually make a smaller profit margin compared to last year’s model – iPhone 7. The preliminary calculations of the component prices for the iPhone X suggest that Apple may have paid around $581 for the parts. This is $248 more that the component costs for iPhone 7, a device that comes with a starting price of $650, whereas the iPhone X starts at[…]

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iPhone X has a strong impact on iPhone 8 sales

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus currently ships in one week. A report covering the first week of pre-orders for Apple’s new products has been published by KGI Securities. According to the research firm, Apple’s new iPhone X has an impact on the iPhone 8 pre-orders. While Apple already released the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, the flagship phone won’t be coming before the end of October, so many customers are waiting to place a pre-order for the premium model. Apple typically ships the new iPhones in 3-6 weeks after the pre-order, while the new iPhone 8 line is shipping[…]

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If Face ID is the future, what’s Touch ID?

Apple thinks that Face ID is superior to Touch ID. The recently announced iPhone X ditched the Home Button along with Touch ID, in favor of thin bezels, OLED screen and Face ID for authentication. Apple’s new biometric tech may have certain advantages over the fingerprint scanning, but many users raised concerns over the speed and accuracy of the face recognition. But Apple also launched the other two new models, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, with older technology – Touch ID. Why? If Face ID is the future of biometric tech, as Craig Federighi said in an interview, then what’s[…]

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Developers have to rethink their apps because of the iPhone X notch

iPhone X’s top notch could be really annoying. One of the few disadvantages of the new iPhone X’s design is the odd-looking notch – a black area at the top that includes a speaker, cameras and sensors for Face ID. This notch may be really annoying when watching full-screen videos, playing games, or browsing, because it could hide important content or elements of the interface. And while the videos could be switched between notch-less and notched with a single tap, the photos and the third-party apps can’t. Apps that embrace the notch on the new iPhone X look bad. Look[…]

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Apple’s new A11 Bionic processor outperforms all flagship Androids and even iPad Pro

Benchmark tests show new iPhone A11 Bionic chip is really good. Apple introduced a brand new chip for its 2017 line up – the A11 Bionic. The company announced that this processor will bring performance improvements over the previous generation (A10), as the it features six cores instead of four – two for intensive tasks and four for efficiency. As none of the new iPhones is launched yet, they cannot be directly compared against rivals. Fortunately, the benchmark tests are good indicators of how the A11 Bionic works, and the early results are pretty good. According to Geekbench scores for[…]

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Apple now sells the iPhone SE for just $349, iPhone 6s is $449

Here are the prices of all iPhone models in the US. With the announcement of the new iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X models, Apple also reduced the prices of the previous generations. The iPhone lineup now includes the iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and the three new models. The most affordable device is the iPhone SE – the 4-inch phone costs $349 for the 32GB variant, and goes up to $449 for 128 GB. However, if you sign a new contract with your carrier, it could cost you just $14.55 a month.[…]

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