iPhone 5S, Low-Cost iPhone to Enter Production in June or July, Analyst Says
Apple is preparing to start mass production of multiple new iPhones, right on schedule for a September (or around) launch, Katy Huberty, Morgan Stanley's chief Apple watcher wrote in a note to investors on Wednesday, after returning from a visit to Hong Kong and Taiwan. (more…)
Apple’s Budget iPhone Could Target Mid-End Market, Instead of Low-End [Analyst]
The low-cost iPhone that the rumour mill has been whispering about could be targeted at the smartphone's mid-end market, rather than its low-end. This is the interesting theory put together by Gokul Hariharan and Mark Moskowitz of J.P. Morgan. (more…)
Alleged Low-Cost iPhone Rear Shell Hits the Web
The same source that posted some images of the fifth generation iPad mould just a couple days ago has obtained what they believe to be the rear shell (via MacRumors) of Apple’s long-rumoured budget iPhone.
Lower Cost iPhone to Launch Alongside ‘iPhone 5S’ in July, Says Analyst
After attending an industry trade show this week in China, Topeka Capital analyst Brian White concluded that Apple intends to present the low-cost iPhone alongside the iPhone 5S, with the handsets reaching consumers in July.
Alleged Images of Low-Cost iPhone Component Hit the Web
A Macotakara post has highlighted an image that could be a component of Apple’s budget iPhone, showing a ribbon cable with a dual-head vibration motor and other components.
Budget iPhone Will Lack Retina Display, Analyst Says
After performing the usual supply chain check, Amit Daryanani, an RBC Capital analyst, has issued a note to investors today saying Apple will launch two iPhone models this year in the third quarter – reiterating earlier analyst predictions – and that the low-cost iPhone won’t feature a Retina Display (Via BGR).
Check Out This Low-Cost Colour iPhone Concept [PICS]
Based on the rumours circulating in the blogosphere and some input from the guys at the Netherlands iPhone blog, Martin Hajek has visualized what the low-cost iPhone would look like.
Low-Cost iPhone to Feature 4-inch Screen Like the iPhone 5, Analyst Says
The low-cost iPhone will sport a 4-inch display according to Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities. The analyst has a reliable track record in predicting Apple’s future product plans.
Apple Rumoured to Be Using Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC in Low-cost iPhone
An unnamed industry watcher has been cited by the China Times (Via AppleInsider), claiming Apple will opt for a version of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoC for the rumoured cheaper iPhone, which will allegedly enter the production line in the second quarter of this year.
iPhone 5S and Cheap iPhone Rumoured For an August 2013 Launch
Rumours of a cheaper iPhone gained traction at the beginning of this year as Apple seems to face constant pressure from all directions. The company appears to respond to market demand by finally materializing the highly-anticipated device in August this year, the most recent rumour claims.
$330 Polycarbonate iPhone With 4.5-inch Screen Rumoured For 2014
A new report coming from the Japanese blog Macotakara (via AppleInsider) claims that a new iPhone with polycarbonate body – see low-cost iPhone rumours – is coming as early as 2014 after Apple ditched the initial launch for a cheaper handset this year.
The Potential of a Less Expensive iPhone and the Pre-paid Market
In light of Apple being told its products are too expensive, a new wave of rumours claim the company is about to launch a cheaper, low-cost iPhone this year. Some claim it will sport a bigger display, some not, but the majority of the rumours claim Apple will use a plastic and metal chassis to […]