iPhone Rumors

Powermat CEO Says Wireless Charging Will Be a Standard Feature on the next iPhone

Powermat CEO Says Wireless Charging Will Be a Standard Feature on the next iPhone

Powermat is known for its wireless technologies and has played a key role in the development of the technology. Now, the company’s CEO, Elad Dubzinski, in a statement related to the appointment of the Dan Stone as the Chairman of the Board of Powermat has mentioned that wireless charging will be a standard feature on the next iPhone.

Sketchy Rumor Claims Apple Will Launch Two iPhone 8 Variants This Year

Sketchy Rumor Claims Apple Will Launch Two iPhone 8 Variants This Year

With the iPhone 8 just over five months away from its official unveiling, the rumor mill surrounding the handset will start churning out sketchy rumors to gain readers attention. Today, one such rumor has been posted by Chinese tech website Micgadget.com claiming that Apple will launch only two iPhone models this year and not three as reports have pointed out so far.

KGI Analyst Believes iPhone 8 Production Will Be Delayed to October-November

KGI Analyst Believes iPhone 8 Production Will Be Delayed to October-November

KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in his latest note issued to investors note that the mass production of the OLED iPhone 8 will be delayed to October-November. This is a significant delay as Apple usually starts mass producing iPhones in August/September.

Bloomberg: Major iPhone Overhaul Coming This Year with Bezel-less Design, OLED Screen

Bloomberg: Major iPhone Overhaul Coming This Year with Bezel-less Design, OLED Screen

Corroborating previous reports and rumors, Bloomberg reports that Apple is working on the biggest iPhone overhaul on its tenth anniversary. The Cupertino company is planning on launching three new iPhones this year, with two of them being upgrades to the existing model. The third variant will a new top-of-the-line variant with a completely new look and features.

These iPhone 8 Renders Are Probably Not Real

These iPhone 8 Renders Are Probably Not Real

A sketchy set of iPhone 8 renders has been posted on a Chinese website based on the handset’s technical measurements. The render is not real though and is possibly based off an iPhone 8/X mockup done by an artist previously.

Analyst Predicts Apple Switching To Own Power Management Chip for 2019 iPhone

Analyst Predicts Apple Switching To Own Power Management Chip for 2019 iPhone

Analyst Karsten Iltgen from Bankhaus Lampe has said in a research note that he foresees Apple cutting back on the use of PMC (Power Management Chips) from Dialog Semiconductor Plc. The note led to the shares of the latter plunging to a 16-year low.

Analyst Claims OLED iPhone 8 Could Go up for Pre-Order in September; Ship a Few Weeks Later

Analyst Claims OLED iPhone 8 Could Go up for Pre-Order in September; Ship a Few Weeks Later

As per Apple analyst Brain White from Drexel Hamilton, all the three iPhone 8 models from Apple will go up for pre-order in September. However, the premium OLED variant will not begin shipping until after a few weeks.

Apple Rumored to Add True Tone Displays to All Three iPhone 8 Variants This Year

Apple Rumored to Add True Tone Displays to All Three iPhone 8 Variants This Year

Investment bank Barclays believes that all three new iPhone variant from Apple this year will sport True Tone displays. The Cupertino company had first debuted this feature on its 9.7-inch iPad Pro last year.

OLED iPhone 8 Panel’s Curvature To Be Smaller Than Galaxy S7 edge

OLED iPhone 8 Panel’s Curvature To Be Smaller Than Galaxy S7 edge

Contradicting recent rumors of the iPhone 8 not featuring a curved OLED panel, the latest report from Asian publication Nikkei citing their sources suggest the handset will indeed come with a curved display. However, the curvature of the display will be smaller than what is found on the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge.

New 3D Touch Module for iPhone 8 Substantially More Expensive To Manufacture

New 3D Touch Module for iPhone 8 Substantially More Expensive To Manufacture

The use of an OLED panel on the iPhone 8 has led Apple to create a new 3D Touch module that will reportedly cost $15 per piece, an increase of over 60 percent over the existing 3D Touch module. Along with the increase in the price of other components used inside the device, this will lead to a sharp increase in the total component cost for the OLED iPhone 8 for Apple.