iPhones Could Be Late – or Initially Restricted


Reports from the Economic Daily News in China say that Apple’s production plans for the expected OLED-based iPhone 8 are delayed, with shipment not starting until November. Two new lower end iPhone 7 and 7s models may be available earlier, with production (by Pegatron and Wistron) starting in August. Delays have been identified because of issues with circuit boards and fingerprint sensors as well as the OLED displays. To counter this new, a JP Morgan analyst said that he expects limited quantities of the iPhone 8 in September, with a ramp up to full volume by November.

Forbes claims to have found CAD files of the iPhone 8 and has created renderings of the device. Check here. The paper is very confident that this will be the final design and that it will include a full screen 5.8″ display. Other features include vertically aligned dual cameras to better support AR by being horizontally spaced and aligned when the phone is in a landscape orientation.