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Apple ‘Engaged’ in Close Talks with Intel for Development of 5G Modem for Future iPhones

Apple ‘Engaged’ in Close Talks with Intel for Development of 5G Modem for Future iPhones

Apple is “engaged” in talks with Intel over the development of next-generation 5G modem for future iPhones. In comparison, Apple engineers have had “limited” talks with engineers from Qualcomm about the development of 5G modem.

2019 iPhone Could Come with 3D Depth Sensing Rear Camera Setup

2019 iPhone Could Come with 3D Depth Sensing Rear Camera Setup

Apple is looking to include a 3D depth sensing sensor system on the rear camera of the 2019 iPhone. The company is currently developing this 3D sensor system, with the technology being hugely different from the system it has used on the iPhone X for Face ID.

Apple Could Surpass Samsung as World’s Largest Smartphone Maker in Q4 2017

Apple Could Surpass Samsung as World’s Largest Smartphone Maker in Q4 2017

Taiwanese market research firm TrendForce expects Apple to overtake Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone maker in Q4 2017. The company is making this claim on the strong consumer interest in the iPhone X which went on sale earlier this month in over 55 countries.

iPhone 7 Outsold iPhone 8 in Q3 2017; iPhone 8 Plus More Popular Than iPhone 8

iPhone 7 Outsold iPhone 8 in Q3 2017; iPhone 8 Plus More Popular Than iPhone 8

As per research and analytics firm Canalys, the iPhone 7 managed to outsell the iPhone 8 in Q3 2017. Even worse, the iPhone 8 did not even make it to the list of the top 5 selling smartphones across the world. That crowned remained with the iPhone 7 with shipments reaching 13 million units.

iPhone Shipments Jumped by 40 Percent in China Following iPhone 8 Launch

iPhone Shipments Jumped by 40 Percent in China Following iPhone 8 Launch

The latest report from Canalys indicates that the launch of the iPhone 8 led to a 40 percent increase in iPhone sales in China. The numbers from the analytics firm point to Apple shipping 11 million iPhones in China in Q3 2017, up from 8 million units in the same quarter the previous year.

LG Innotek to Produce Camera Modules for Apple in New Vietnam Factory

LG Innotek to Produce Camera Modules for Apple in New Vietnam Factory

To meet Apple’s growing demand for single and dual-camera modules, LG Innotek will start producing camera modules for the company at its factory in Vietnam. The recently constructed plant is currently undergoing a trial production run with mass production slated to begin only from 2018.

Apple India Now Honors Warranty for International iPhones in the Country

Apple India Now Honors Warranty for International iPhones in the Country

In a move that likely going to please a lot of Indian customers, Apple India has started honouring international warranty for iPhones purchased from abroad in the country. While all iPhones sold by Apple come with an international warranty, their warranty was not honoured by Apple in India so as to keep a check on their imports. 

iPhone 8 Production To Be Reduced by Half From November

iPhone 8 Production To Be Reduced by Half From November

A news report from China claims that Apple will reduce the production of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus by almost 50 percent once the iPhone X launches. The reduction in production will be applicable for November and December.

iOS Market Share Increased in the U.S., Europe, and China; Loses out to Samsung in the U.K.

iOS Market Share Increased in the U.S., Europe, and China; Loses out to Samsung in the U.K.

The latest data from Kantar Worldpanel shows that iOS managed to gain market share in the U.S., France, China, Germany, and Spain, though it lost out to Android in the U.K. Overall, in Europe, iOS market share was up by 1.2 percent on YoY basis for a three-month period ending August 2017. 

Apple Mulling Stylus for 2019 iPhone

Apple Mulling Stylus for 2019 iPhone

Industry sources speaking to The Korea Herald claim that Apple is mulling launching an iPhone compatible with Apple Pencil in 2019. The Cupertino company is reportedly working on a new “digital pen” which will support the new iPhone and is targeting a 2019 launch.