Android-based phones manufacturers planned for the second half of the year to release their flagships, which however may face a shortage of components. According to DigiTimes, due to the fact that component suppliers are prepared to accept orders from Apple, which at the present time is the iPhone 6.
In connection with the anticipated release of the sixth-gen Apple smartphone, manufacturers postponed the announcement of its new products because they do not want to compete with the upcoming iPhone. According to the industry sources, as a result, producers will lose 10-20% of sales.
Now Apple is actively preparing for the launch of the product. Corporation has placed a huge amount of orders for the new flagship. According to insiders, Apple plans to ship at least 68 million copies of the iPhone 6 until the end of the year. Assembly machine will longtime partner Apple, Taiwanese company Foxconn.
Apple will release two models of iPhone: one with the screen size of 4.7-inch and the other with 5.5-inch screen display. It is not known whether both release will happened around at the same time, or a larger screen will be issued later. Both devices is rumored to feature A8 core processor with a clock frequency of 2 GHz and an improved camera with optical image stabilization.
In addition, the iPhone with 4.7-inch display promise 1800 mAh battery that will allow the smartphone to work up to 20% longer than its predecessor. However, the 5.5-inch version is rumored to receive a battery capacity of 2500 mAh – 60% more than the iPhone 5s and the next0gen Apple iPhone is expected to hit the shelves the Fall.