Three different models of smartphone will be ready to be unpacked by Apple in time for the release of the iPhone 7, who is supposed to be released in 2015, the second half of it.
As expected and what the newest speculation from Taiwan indicated, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be refreshed by Apple next year. The smartphones will be exactly as the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iOS 8 smartphones.
These smartphones will be part of the known “S phase” release and the names for the new devices will be iPhone 6S plus and iPhone 6S, according to Focus Taiwan. Although, there is a possibility that Apple will jump to the iPhone 7 label. The report also stated that Apple will leave the manufacturing of the next iPhone to Pegatron, taking it away from Foxconn.
Focus Taiwan stated that: “For the next product cycle … we believe for the first time in the iPhone history, Pegatron will become the main source for assembly, with more than 50 percent of the 4.7-inch allocation“.There is also added by the publication the next phase: “There is also a small possibility that Pegatron will win the 5.5-inch model as well”.
The reason of the business relationship between Apple and Pgatron hasn’t been mentioned by Focus Taiwan. The iPhone manufacturer first contracted when the iPhone 4S was launched back in 2012. Pegatron secure now more than 50 per cent of the manufacturing contract with iPhone.
New iPhone model optimised for one-hand use
G4Games heard a rumor in China that there could be a third model of iPhone 7 that is designed for one-hand use, with a 4-inch screen.It’s not known now if this new device will be a reconfigured iPhone 5S or a new one will be build by Apple. The new iPhone 7 variant is for the mass market release, you can tell this for sure. Apple is planning to send the iPhone 5C to retirement, as some recent reports stated.Apple is planning to set the release date of the new iPhone 7 on September 2015.