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Apple iPhone 6 undergoing Product Validation Testing; next up is mass production

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Apple iPhone 6 undergoing Product Validation Testing; next up is mass production
A published report cites sources inside Foxconn, as stating that the Apple iPhone 6 is currently undergoing Product Validating Testing (PVT). During this stage, the assembly line at Foxconn is run at full-speed to make sure that everything is running smoothly. For this process, a small number of Apple iPhone 6 units will be produced. If necessary, adjustments to the assembly line will be made.

Once the PVT is completed, the iPhone 6 enters into mass production. Even though we have heard earlier rumors that the phone was undergoing mass production, to the untrained eye, what might have looked like iPhones rolling off the assembly line full tilt, might actually have been the testing phase.

Considering that one of the sources of the story, Xiang Ligang, is the CEO of a publication which promotes development of China’s communication and information industry, and that he also was a professor at Beijing University, we would imagine that he would know the difference between test runs and full-blown production from an assembly line.

Surely the machines at Foxconn need to be humming with a September 9th unveiling of the Apple iPhone 4.7 expected, followed not too long afterward with the actual launch of the phone.,

Thanks for the tip!

source: weibo via GforGames

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posted on 13 Aug 2014, 11:32 1

1. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4010; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


Pooper scooper!

posted on 13 Aug 2014, 13:20 2

4. Finalflash (Posts: 1736; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)


Even though this is an iPhone, this release has me excited. This is the one where the marketing spin and BS will likely be the hardest so I eagerly await this release just to see what they come up with.

posted on 13 Aug 2014, 13:32

6. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4010; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


+1 for your honesty. I think we can all agree on this! ^^^

posted on 13 Aug 2014, 12:43

2. VZWuser76 (Posts: 1376; Member since: 04 Mar 2010)


What the hell is undergoig? Do you mean undergoing? I even had to go back and remove the "n" because my autocorrect caught it.
smh

posted on 13 Aug 2014, 13:15 1

3. Vexify (limited) (Posts: 570; Member since: 16 Jun 2014)


It's a simple mistake that was made. No need to insult the person who is giving you the news that you addictingly come back for….Go somewhere else. No one is stopping you. Let's see you become an author. I don't see your name up there.

posted on 13 Aug 2014, 13:28

5. VZWuser76 (Posts: 1376; Member since: 04 Mar 2010)


No I'm not an author, but I'm also not getting paid for this either. Have you ever heard of spell check, or even autocorrect if on a mobile device. How about proofreading? But hey, let's not try and improve things here either. Typos? No biggie. Incorrect facts? Could happen to anyone.

There was a story a week or so back that was pulled while I was trying to post on it, due to it being factually incorrect, which I was about to point out.

And I'm insulting them by stating a fact? OK then.

posted on 13 Aug 2014, 21:42

9. johnbftl (Posts: 191; Member since: 09 Jun 2012)


Dude the egregious grammatical errors coupled with the lack of fact checking is not even worth pointing out anymore. Especially with this particular “journalist."

posted on 13 Aug 2014, 16:23

7. lolatfailphones (Posts: 150; Member since: 08 Apr 2013)


Looks like most people on this comment trend got warned or banned lol

posted on 13 Aug 2014, 17:59 1

8. AfterShock (Posts: 2800; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)


Really, who on vacay now by chance?

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