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Leaker Jon Prosser: Apple Watch and iPad Launching in September, iPhone 12 Event to Take Place in October

Apple last month confirmed that this year's iPhone 12 models will launch outside of their normal September timeframe and will be "available a few weeks later," which has led to speculation about when an event might be held. Leaker Jon Prosser, who sometimes shares accurate knowledge of Apple's plans, today said that Apple will hold its ‌iPhone 12‌ event during the week of October 12, with preorders to take place later that week and shipments to start the week after that. If these dates are a...
Tags: Apple, Apple Watch, iPad Air, Prosser, Iphone 12, Jon Prosser


Apple may launch iPhone 12 in October, Apple Watch Series 6 in September

Leaker Jon Prosser points to an iPhone event on October 13
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, Apple Watch, Iphone 12, Jon Prosser, Apple Watch Series 6


iPhone Camera Lens Supplier Refutes Kuo Report on Quality Issues, Says Production Still Running Without Issues

Last week, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that Apple camera lens suppliers Genius Electronic Optical had discovered issues with cracking coatings on the wide-angle camera lens destined for the lower-end 5.4-inch and 6.1-inch ‌iPhone 12‌ models. Kuo noted that the issue was unlikely to have an impact on the iPhone 12 shipping schedule. Genius Electronic Optical has since refuted the report, maintaining that its production is still running without issues and that demand from its clients remains norm...
Tags: Apple, Foxconn, Digitimes.com, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Largan Precision, Iphone 12, Genius Electronic Optical


Foxconn Reportedly Begins Seasonal Hiring Spree for iPhone 12 Production

Apple's largest manufacturing partner Foxconn has begun its seasonal hiring spree to assist with iPhone 12 production, offering employees who recruit qualified applicants up to a 9,000 yuan bonus, according to Chinese media reports. As usual, Foxconn needs as many hands on deck as possible at its factory in Zhengzhou, China to assist with mass production of the upcoming iPhones. Apple is widely expected to announce four ‌iPhone 12‌ models this year, including a 5.4-inch model, two 6.1-inch mo...
Tags: Apple, Foxconn, Luca Maestri, Zhengzhou China, Iphone 12


Kuo: Global iPhone Shipments Could Decline Up to 30% If Apple Forced to Remove WeChat From App Store [Updated x2]

In a worst-case scenario, Apple's annual global iPhone shipments could decline by 25–30% if it is forced to remove WeChat from its App Stores around the world, according to a new research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo viewed by MacRumors. The removal could occur due to a recent executive order aiming to ban U.S. transactions with WeChat and its parent company Tencent. Kuo lays out optimistic and pessimistic scenarios depending on whether Apple is only required to remove WeChat from the App S...
Tags: Apple, China, United States, WeChat, App Stores, App Store, Ming Chi Kuo, Greater China, Kuo, LG Innotek, Iphone 12, Tencent Kuo, Ming Chi Kuo WeChat


Kuo: Chinese iPhone Shipments Could Decline Up to 30% If Apple Forced to Remove WeChat From Worldwide App Store [Updated]

In a worst-case scenario, Apple's annual iPhone shipments in China could decline by 25–30% if it is forced to remove WeChat from its App Stores around the world, according to a new research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo viewed by MacRumors. The removal could occur due to a recent executive order aiming to ban U.S. transactions with WeChat and its parent company Tencent. Kuo lays out optimistic and pessimistic scenarios depending on whether Apple is only required to remove WeChat from the App...
Tags: Apple, China, United States, WeChat, App Stores, App Store, Ming Chi Kuo, Greater China, Kuo, LG Innotek, Iphone 12, Tencent Kuo, Ming Chi Kuo WeChat


Kuo: iPhone 12 Camera Lens Supplier Experiencing Quality Issues, But May Not Affect Launch Schedule

One of Apple's camera lens suppliers for the upcoming non-Pro iPhone 12 models is having quality issues, according to a new research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo seen by MacRumors. The issues are, however, unlikely to have an impact on Apple's shipping schedule, presuming that Apple's other main supplier can make up the difference. Kuo says that Genius Electronic Optical has discovered issues with cracking coatings on the wide-angle camera lens destined for the lower-end 5.4-inch and 6.1-in...
Tags: Apple, Ming Chi Kuo, CCM, Kuo, Largan, Iphone 12, Genius Electronic Optical


Supposed iPhone 12 Display Unit Leaks

An image supposedly of an iPhone 12 display unit has been shared online by leaker "Twitter user Mr. White". Compared to images of an iPhone 11 Pro display piece, this new unit has a reoriented display connector, reaching up from the bottom of the display, rather than from the left-hand side on ‌iPhone 11 Pro‌. This may be due to the logic board moving to the other side of the device. A change of logic board position was rumored earlier this year, in order to accommodate the 5G antenna module ...
Tags: Apple, Mr. White, Iphone 12


Alleged 'iPhone 12' Images Depict Circular Array of Magnets in Chassis

New images shared on Weibo appear to show a circular array of magnets housed inside an "iPhone 12" chassis. The unverified images depict 36 individual magnets in a circular arrangement, suggesting they could be related to mounting or charging. EverythingApplePro, who shared the Weibo-originating images on Twitter, also posted an image of an alleged iPhone 12 case with a similar array of magnets built in, which he suggests are "likely for perfect alignment with Apple's wireless chargers." App...
Tags: Apple, Samsung, Weibo, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Iphone 12


Apple May Launch This Year's 'iPhone 12' Lineup in Two Stages, With 6.1-inch Models Debuting First

Apple last week confirmed that its "‌iPhone‌ 12" launch will be delayed this year due to the ongoing global health crisis and restrictions on travel. Apple last year started selling iPhones in late September, but this year, Apple projects supply will be "available a few weeks later," suggesting a release sometime in October. We're expecting a total of four OLED iPhones in 5.4, 6.1, and 6.7-inch sizes in 2020. It's not clear if all ‌iPhone‌ models in the upcoming lineup will be available late...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Taiwan, Qualcomm, Broadcom, Digitimes.com, PCB, DigiTimes, SLP, Ming Chi Kuo Kuo, Iphone 12


Apple May Launch This Year's Delayed 'iPhone 12' Lineup in Two Stages, With 6.1-inch Models Debuting First

Apple last week confirmed that its "‌iPhone‌ 12" launch will be delayed this year due to the ongoing global health crisis and restrictions on travel. Apple last year started selling iPhones in late September, but this year, Apple projects supply will be "available a few weeks later." We're expecting a total of four OLED iPhones in 5.4, 6.1, and 6.7-inch sizes in 2020. It's not clear if all ‌iPhone‌ models in the upcoming lineup will be available later than usual, or if some models will come ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Taiwan, Digitimes.com, PCB, DigiTimes, SLP, Ming Chi Kuo Kuo, Iphone 12


Apple Confirms This Year's iPhone 12 Models Will Be a Little Bit Late

During today's earnings call covering the third fiscal quarter of 2020 (second calendar quarter) Apple CFO Luca Maestri confirmed that Apple is expecting to release this year's iPhones later than usual. Maestri said that Apple last year started selling iPhones in late September, but this year, Apple projects supply will be "available a few weeks later." Multiple rumors have suggested that Apple's iPhones will not be available in the typical September timeline, with delays expected. Some rumo...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Qualcomm, Luca Maestri, Maestri, Iphone 12


Qualcomm Suggests Launch of 5G iPhone 12 Models Could Be Slightly Delayed Past September

Qualcomm today shared its third quarter earnings report and hinted that Apple's upcoming 5G iPhones could be delayed, according to Reuters. Qualcomm said its fourth quarter projections might be impacted by the "delay of a global 5G flagship phone launch." From Qualcomm CFO Akash Palkhiwala, who referred to the delay as "slight":"We're seeing a partial impact from the delay of a flagship phone launch. And so what we've seen is a slight delay that pushes some of the units out from the September...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Qualcomm, Reuters Qualcomm, Iphone 12, Akash Palkhiwala


Leaker Jon Prosser Claims iPhone 12 and New iPads Will Launch in October

Leaker Jon Prosser, who has a mixed somewhat mixed track record when it comes to predicting Apple's plans, today said that new iPhone 12 models and new iPads will launch in October. Multiple rumors have suggested that some or all of the ‌iPhone 12‌ models coming this year will see a later than normal launch. Apple typically unveils and releases new iPhones in the month of September, but problems caused by the global health crisis have resulted in manufacturing delays. Just today, Qualcomm in...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Qualcomm, iPad Air, Apple Apple, Prosser, Iphone 12, Jon Prosser


Just How Small Will the 5.4-Inch iPhone 12 Screen Be? Try It Out for Yourself

As rumors of the iPhone 12 have continued to build over the past few months, the one model that has the most excitement around it is the smallest 5.4" model. The iPhone 12 is believed to be coming in 5.4", 6.7", and 6.1" sizes. Dummy models have shown how much smaller the 5.4" is compared to the rest of the iPhone lineup. The upcoming 5.4" iPhone falls in-between the size of the original iPhone SE and the 2020 iPhone SE, representing the smallest iPhone from Apple in years. While Apple once...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Iphone 12


LG Display to Supply 20 Million OLED Panels for 6.1-inch 'iPhone 12'

Apple is expected to launch an all-OLED iPhone lineup this year, and while Samsung is understood to be providing the majority of the OLED panels, LG Display is reportedly poised to benefit the most from the extra demand, with Samsung's order volume rising only slightly on previous years. Of the four new models coming this year, rumors have indicated that Samsung will supply the displays for three models: the 5.4-inch entry-level ‌iPhone 12‌ and 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch "‌‌iPhone 12‌‌ Pro" models...
Tags: Apple, Nikkei, Samsung, Boe, Lg, Chengdu, Lg Display, Mianyang, Iphone 12, Nikkei.com


Photos of A14 RAM Component for Upcoming iPhone 12 Surface on Twitter

As we creep closer to the fall unveiling date of the new 2020 iPhones, photos of alleged components are beginning to trickle out, and the latest leak features an A14 chip component. Leaker Mr. White, who sometimes shares accurate information on Apple's future plans along with component pictures, shared a series of photos of the RAM component of the A14 processor that is typically located at the top of the main chip. There's nothing that we can glean from these photos of the chip component, b...
Tags: Apple, Featured, White, Weibo, Mr White, Iphone 12, Neural Engine Rumors


Alleged Images of 5.4-inch 'iPhone 12' Display Panels Surface on Weibo

Images emerged on Chinese social media platform Weibo over the weekend purporting to show display panels for Apple's upcoming "iPhone 12" lineup. The images also appeared briefly on Slashleaks before being taken down on Monday. The photos depict what looks like several packed rows of smartphone panels from an assembly line. At first blush, the panels seem to have the same notch size as the iPhone 11, but an improved screen to bezel ratio, although it's possible this could just be down to thei...
Tags: Apple, Bloomberg, Broadcom, Weibo, Ming Chi Kuo, Wall Street Journal Apple, Iphone 12


iOS 14 Beta Hints Smaller iPhones Are Back on the Menu

Good news for people who hate big phones: Yesterday, Apple released the third developer beta of iOS 14, and hidden in the code of the Display Zoom feature is a hint that the iPhone 12 lineup will include a 5.4-inch iPhone. Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Science, Apple rumors, Iphone 12, Ios 14


New Apple Battery Filing Suggests 'iPhone 12 Pro' Could Get Higher Capacity Than Previously Thought

MySmartPrice has unearthed another certification for an Apple battery possibly destined for an iPhone 12 model, although its 2,815mAh capacity requires a revised prediction for the various capacities of Apple's forthcoming devices. Image of the new battery capacity, purportedly for '‌iPhone 12‌' (via MySmartPrice) Apple is expected to release four iPhones this fall, including one 5.4-inch model, two 6.1-inch models, and one 6.7-inch model. As a refresher, based on earlier certifications, MyS...
Tags: Apple, Korea, Mysmartprice, Max, Iphone 12, MySmartPrice Apple


New Images of Rumored 'iPhone 12' Braided Lightning to USB-C Cable Emerge [Update: Black Cable Likely From Mac Pro or Future iMac Pro]

According to leaks, Apple's upcoming iPhone 12 models could ship with a new Lightning to USB-C cable that includes a braided fabric design, and today serial leaker L0vetodream has shared more images of the purported new design, alongside a similar cable in black. The photos depict a USB-C to Lightning cable that has a braided design rather than the standard non-fabric design of the current cables. Apple has never released a cable with a braided design for its iPhones or iPads, but it does off...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Eu, Lightning, Iphone 12


Apple's 2020 iPhones Said to Launch Starting in Late October Due to Coronavirus Delays

Apple's 2020 iPhone lineup won't launch until late October, according to a new report from Japanese site Mac Otakara that cites sources in the Chinese supply chain. iPhone 12 dummy models Apple has historically held all of its modern ‌iPhone‌ unveilings during the first few weeks of September, with iPhones launching soon after for the most part, but this year, the release could be pushed back due to production delays caused by the ongoing public health crisis. There have been multiple rumor...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac Otakara, Mac Otakara Apple, Iphone 12


New iMac Powered By Intel Is On Its Way

More Apple products are ready to be shipped along with an Intel-based iMac The post New iMac Powered By Intel Is On Its Way appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Apple, Intel, Apple TV, All News, Hardware News, iMac, Iphone 12


Apple's 2020 5G iPhones to Support Both Sub-6GHz and mmWave, But That Might Change in 2021

Apple's 2020 iPhone lineup will feature 5G support for the first time, and several rumors have suggested that the new iPhones coming this year are expected to support both sub-6GHz and mmWave networks, which are two different 5G technologies that carriers are rolling out. mmWave, the fastest 5G technology, will be used in dense urban areas like major cities, while sub-6GHz networks will be available more broadly in suburban and urban areas. Sub-6GHz technology is faster than 4G, but not as fa...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Taiwan, 5g, Digitimes.com, Ming Chi Kuo, DigiTimes, 5g Iphone, Iphone 12


iPhone 12 Could Ship With New Braided USB-C to Lightning Cable

Apple's upcoming iPhone 12 models could ship with a new Lightning to USB-C cable that includes a braided fabric design, according to leaked photos from ChargerLAB that surfaced on Weibo today (via Twitter users DuanRui and L0vetodream). The photos depict a USB-C to Lightning cable that has a braided design rather than the standard non-fabric design of the current cables. Apple has never released a cable with a braided design for its iPhones or iPads, but it does offer a braided Thunderbolt Pr...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Lightning, Usb-c, Weibo, ASIC, ChargerLAB, Iphone 12


Possible 'iPhone 12' Battery Certifications Suggest Lower Capacities Than iPhone 11 Series

MySmartPrice has spotted certifications for three new Apple batteries that it believes could be for the upcoming iPhone 12 lineup, despite them being less capacitive than the batteries in the current iPhone 11 series. The batteries are identified with the model numbers A2471, A2431, and A2466, and appear on Safety Korea, China's 3C, and the Danish agency UL Demko. Apple is expected to release four iPhones this fall, including one 5.4-inch model, two 6.1-inch models, and one 6.7-inch model. ...
Tags: Apple, Mysmartprice, Max, Korea China, Iphone 12, MySmartPrice.com, UL Demko Apple


Leaker: 'iPhone 12 Pro' to Come With 6GB of RAM

Later this year, Apple is expected to release four OLED iPhones in three display sizes, including 5.4, 6.7, and two 6.1-inch models. Rumors suggest the 6.7-inch iPhone and one 6.1-inch model will be higher-end devices, and now leaker @L0vetodream has corroborated previous rumors about the internal specs of Apple's upcoming lineup. Rumors suggest Apple will use 5-nanometer A14 chips in its 2020 ‌iPhone‌ lineup that will be smaller, faster, and more battery efficient due to improved thermal m...
Tags: Apple, Barclays, Ubs, Blayne Curtis, Iphone 12, L0vetodream


Analyst Believes iPhone 12 Pricing Will Start $50 Higher Even Without EarPods or Charger in Box

Despite multiple reports indicating that Apple will not include EarPods or a wall charger with iPhone 12 models this year, one analyst believes that pricing will still increase slightly compared to the iPhone 11 lineup. In a research note provided to MacRumors, analyst Jeff Pu forecasted that iPhone 12 pricing will start at $749 for a new 5.4-inch model, an increase of $50 over the base model ‌iPhone 11‌ for $699. Pu said the price is primarily attributed to the addition of 5G and an OLED dis...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Pu, Jeff Pu, Iphone 12, Jon Prosser


iPhone 12 Sizes Compared with iPhone SE, 7, 8, SE 2, X, 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max

Apple is planning on launching the iPhone 12 this fall which is rumored to be coming in 3 different sizes: 5.4", 6.1" and 6.7". The middle size (6.1") matches up with the currently shipping iPhone 11, but the other two sizes will be entirely new. Over the weekend, there was some excitement about how well the new 5.4" ‌iPhone 12‌ compares to the original iPhone SE. Those who have been hoping for a smaller iPhone see the 5.4" model as possible successor to the original ‌iPhone SE‌ in terms of o...
Tags: Apple, Featured, China, Iphone 12


iPhone 12 Sizes Compared with iPhone SE, 7, 8, SE 2, X, 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max [Update]

Apple is planning on launching the iPhone 12 this fall which is rumored to be coming in 3 different sizes: 5.4", 6.1" and 6.7". The middle size (6.1") matches up with the currently shipping iPhone 11, but the other two sizes will be entirely new. Over the weekend, there was some excitement about how well the new 5.4" ‌iPhone 12‌ compares to the original iPhone SE. Those who have been hoping for a smaller iPhone see the 5.4" model as possible successor to the original ‌iPhone SE‌ in terms of o...
Tags: Apple, Featured, China, Iphone 12