iPhone Rumors

Rumor: iPhone 7 to be 1mm thinner, feature same dimensions as iPhone 6s and stereo speakers

Rumor: iPhone 7 to be 1mm thinner, feature same dimensions as iPhone 6s and stereo speakers

A report from Mac Otakara claims that the iPhone 7 will be 1mm thinner than the iPhone 6s. To achieve this thinness though, Apple will be making quite a few changes, including removing the 3.5mm audio jack — as previous rumors had also reported.

New 4-inch iPhone to come with a 12MP camera, priced at $400-500; iPhone 5s to get a 50% price cut

New 4-inch iPhone to come with a 12MP camera, priced at $400-500; iPhone 5s to get a 50% price cut

In his latest note issued to investors, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple’s upcoming 4-inch iPhone will come with a 12MP rear camera, compared to the 8MP that previous reports have claimed.

Leaked iPhone 5se schematics hint at a mini iPhone 6s

Leaked iPhone 5se schematics hint at a mini iPhone 6s

Leaked schematics that purportedly provide us with an early glimpse at Apple’s upcoming “iPhone 5se” suggest the device will look like a mini iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s. The device appears to have a rounded metal unibody design separated only by its antenna bands, and 2.5D curved glass.

Video: See how the dual-camera technology could help improve image quality in iPhone 7

Video: See how the dual-camera technology could help improve image quality in iPhone 7

Apple is rumored to introduce a dual-camera technology with the launch of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus later this year. While many Android OEMs have already used a dual-camera setup on their smartphones, their implementation has not done anything to improve the picture quality.

Report: iPhone 7 suppliers prepare for production of dual-lens camera and stereo speakers

Report: iPhone 7 suppliers prepare for production of dual-lens camera and stereo speakers

A report from DigiTimes claims that Apple’s chip partners for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have already started booking production capacity at their foundries and backend partners — more than six months before the new iPhones are due to be unveiled.

Apple reportedly teams up with Energous to bring wireless charging to iPhone 7; could charge up to 15 feet

Apple reportedly teams up with Energous to bring wireless charging to iPhone 7; could charge up to 15 feet

Apple has reportedly signed a deal with a startup company to bring its wireless charging technology, which “works like Wi-Fi,” to this year’s iPhone 7. Energous’ WattUp uses a transmitter to sent energy to devices up to 15 feet away.

Apple expected to add VR devices to ‘Made for iPhone’ program by 2018

Apple expected to add VR devices to ‘Made for iPhone’ program by 2018

While many of its biggest competitors compete for a share of the growing virtual reality market, Apple has sat back and watched on. The Cupertino company is thought to be working on its own VR technologies, but until they are ready, it will roll third-party VR devices into its “Made for iPhone” program, according to one analyst.

Apple receiving dual-lens camera samples for iPhone 7 Plus from suppliers

Apple receiving dual-lens camera samples for iPhone 7 Plus from suppliers

According to DigiTimes sources, Largan Technology and other camera lens makers in Japan and China have sent dual-lens camera samples to Apple for testing. We have heard multiple times over the past few months that Apple plans on including dual-lens camera setup on at least one variant of the iPhone 7.

Apple reportedly developing long range wireless charging technology for 2017 iPhone

Apple reportedly developing long range wireless charging technology for 2017 iPhone

A report from Bloomberg claims that Apple is working with its partners in the United States and Asia to develop a long range wireless charging technology that it could use on the iPhone in 2017. Sources of the website claim that Apple is working on a wireless charging technology that would make it possible to charge an iPhone or iPad even when it is placed further away from the wireless charging dock.

Report claims 4-inch iPhone is already in production and will target emerging markets

Report claims 4-inch iPhone is already in production and will target emerging markets

Apple’s new 4-inch iPhone, which could be named “iPhone 5se,” is already in production and will be aimed at emerging markets, according to a new report. The device is expected to be a similar size of the iPhone 5s, but with as much power as the iPhone 6.