Could Apple Reveal New iPhone 6S Sooner Than Expected?

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Apple unveiled their iPhone 6 and 6 Plus a few months ago. But, there are some rumors which suggest the company is starting their next release already. Some reports say Apple may hold two iPhone launch events next year, and they say that the company will release their iPhone 6S in spring, and their iPhone 7 in September. The iPhone 6S may even go on sale at the same time as Apple’s upcoming Watch, which reports say.


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Foxconn Rumored to Produce Sapphire at New Plant

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On Wednesday, a new report by Focus Taiwan came out, and reported that China Economic Weekly  said that “Foxconn has signed an agreement with the Zhengzhou city government in Henan Province, central China, to set up a display factory on a plot of land next to an iPhone 6 assembly plant.” If this is true, Foxconn’s upcoming $2.6 billion facility in central China will be dedicated to producing screens for Apple’s mobile devices, which would then use synthetic sapphire crystals for increased durability and protection.


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Could Sony’s New 21MP Camera, 4K Video be in Future iPhones?

 

iphone_6_iphone_6_plus On November 18th, Sony announced a new ‘advanced image sensor’, this was designed and made for new handsets and smartphones, which uses a new stacked like design, so that it cuts down on the size while delivering improved image quality and quicker speeds. Apple uses Sony sensors in their iPhones and iPads, so it might be likely that Sony’s new ‘stacked’ sensor technology will make a leap into future iOS devices at some point.
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Apple Picks Samsung For 80% Supply of A-Series Mobile Processors

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According to the Korea Times, Apple and Samsung have struck a major ‘deal’. In this deal Samsung Electronics is said to supply Apple with a large majority of the application processors, these processors are used in the iPhone and iPad. Korea Times also notes that “Samsung will become a primary supplier of APs to Apple, pushing its chief Taiwanese rival TSMC back to second place”.


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iPhone 6 Plus Sales Are Exceeding Initial Expectations

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It seems as if, Foxconn has been assigned with a job with taking care or handling the bulk of production for the iPhone 6 Plus, and Pegatron has the iPhone 6. Digitimes [via Mac Rumors] sums up that part shipments to both suppliers were similar in early September, but have fell into Foxconn’s favor as of lately. Though, Digitimes doesn’t have the most reliable track record in Apple intel or info.


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