Apple counting on three suppliers to deliver iPhone 7; phones to ship at the end of Q3

Apple counting on three suppliers to deliver iPhone 7; phones to ship at the end of Q3
According to sources from the upstream supply chain, Apple has three contract manufacturers assembling the next generation of iPhone models. Pegatron and Foxconn will be responsible for production of the Apple iPhone 7, while Foxconn and Wriston will be assembling the Apple iPhone 7 Plus. Shipments of the handsets should start late in the third quarter, Wriston has been used by Apple before, namely in the production of the plastic-clad Apple iPhone 5c.

KGI Securities Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that there will be nothing special about the iPhone 7 that would make it a must have in terms of features. There is talk about a dual-camera setup on the rear of the iPhone 7 Plus that might include a second camera with optical zooming capabilities. The iPhone 7 will be powered by the A10 chipset and may not have an earphone jack. The device could be waterproof and have a thinner design.

With the tenth-year anniversary of the iPhone coming next year, Apple is said to working on a special re-design of the phone. In this scenario, the Apple iPhone 7s will be eliminated, replaced with an Apple iPhone 8 that would be special enough to mark the first decade of the product that TIME called the most influential gadget ever.
 
source: Digitimes

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29 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 31594; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

They should go right to iPhone 10, since this year will be the actual 10th model. Next year will be the 11th model, called iPhone 8 lol. iPhone 47, will be the 29th model.

2. 444777

Posts: 399; Member since: May 02, 2016

Iphone7 will be a flop. Shares have tumbled so low. People have realised, and they will not be fooled yet again for the 5th consecutive year by providing subpar features. It's time you to start to think wisdomly.

3. darkkjedii

Posts: 31594; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You're a liar. No credibility. Go lie to someone else.

6. 444777

Posts: 399; Member since: May 02, 2016

1080p 3gb Ram 2500mah All metal, no aluminium, but if it's 9series aluminium it's OK If yes will be camping with my wife and kids. For the very first time. Must be really fun with bunch of idiots.....?

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 31594; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You're a liar. No credibility.

27. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Don't waste your time on that troll jeds, unless you actually enjoy getting him rekt, like we do with mxy LOL

33. darkkjedii

Posts: 31594; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lol, you guys do know how to get Mxy going.

38. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Yeah, really dislike that guy for being a perfect example of a pot calling the kettle black.

37. StuiWooi

Posts: 91; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

I don't...wha? Aluminium is a metal...

15. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

You people say that every new iPhone model, and then you hide in a corner when profit reports come to pass. Example- 2012 (iPhone 5): "Ha, Android has gotten better (before then it was terrible), now iPhones will be put in their place!!" Example- 2014 (iPhone 6): " Haha stupid Apple, people won't want your big iPhones! Your time has come at last!!!" 40 and 60 million iPhone (5 and 6 respectively) sales later, and you hid in your Batman themed bedsheets, plotting your vengeance like the sad social outcasts you are. This time next year will almost certainly be entertaining to say the least.

28. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Steve Jobs: 'no one's going to buy' a big phone. Steve Jobs: "Who wants a stylus?"

29. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

Steve Jobs: "good artists copy, great artists steal -- and we have always been shameless about stealing great ideas."

31. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Steve Jobs was a great visionary, but he wasn't an Oracle. 30 million people were still buying the iPhone 5s as of last year, clearly there is still a market for smaller phones. And there is only ONE successful smartphone that incorporates a stylus, and it sells 1/9 the number of phones as the latest iPhone did (Note 5 vs iPhone 6S+). It can't be all that successful if people aren't rushing to grab it.

4. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Remember, when your talking about anniversaries, it's the number of years, not number of units.

5. darkkjedii

Posts: 31594; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

True, and I actually based it on units. What're you expecting for this year?

9. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

As for the 7/7 plus, not much other than upgraded chip and camera. Possibly slightly thinner. The 7 Pro is the wild card. It seems like dual cameras are not enough to make a whole other model. It has to be something else. I may hold off till the anniversary phone next year pending on how iOS 10 runs on my 6 plus.

12. darkkjedii

Posts: 31594; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That's what I'm strongly leaning towards. Install 10, and look the the 8 Plus next year. I'm looking to the Note 6, but if it only offers 32 gigs internal + SD....I skip it.

10. tedkord

Posts: 17463; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I was thinking about this, maybe calling it the iPhone X.

13. darkkjedii

Posts: 31594; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Catchy name bro, I like it.

16. SIGPRO

Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Apple.....bla bla bla......iphone 7.......bla bla bla......

18. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Spotted the 12 year old.

22. 444777

Posts: 399; Member since: May 02, 2016

Spotted a Apple fanboy.

19. darkkjedii

Posts: 31594; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

SigTroll.

23. 444777

Posts: 399; Member since: May 02, 2016

iDarkkjedii iTroll.

24. darkkjedii

Posts: 31594; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

L I A R!

21. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Just to clarify, the company is Wistron, not Wriston, I've worked with their design team on products. :p

30. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

its not "three suppliers" but 3 manufacturer company (they only assemble) and the suppliers is a lot of other component company

32. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Waiting the beast

36. SIGPRO

Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

What beast?

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