Ming-Chi Kuo : 5.5-inch iPhone 6 may be delayed until 2015 due issues with deliveries


Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, referring to reliable industry source, who requested anonymity said that  Apple revised the timing of the 5.5-inch model of the iPhone 6 release and agreed to submit the unit at the end of the year. Analysts do not rule out that due to problems with the supply of in-cell panels and the Phablet debut can take place only in 2015.

Series of recent leaks, rumors, photos and engineering prototypes of new housing parts iPhone, told us that the smartphone Apple did not take long. According to informed sources, the release of the 4.7-inch model “apple” gadget can be held in September at a special event Apple. Larger version with a screen diagonal of 5.5 inches will appear later. Screen resolution in the older version, according to some, will be 2560 x 1440 pixels.

It is argued that the full assembly of the iPhone will be launched within a month, in order to be able to start shipping in August. According to The Economic Daily News, the Cupertino-based company plans to produce 80 million iPhone 6.

“According to our data, Apple faced a shortage of display panels in-cell and problems with body paint 5.5-inch iPhone 6, which is associated with an increase in the device’s screen. For this reason, the model will be released no earlier than the end of 2014. Even if production planshetofona starts in 2014, then until September-October this year. Volumes of supplies will not exceed 15-20 million copies, “- writes KGI Securities.

Earlier it was reported that the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 will cost more than the 4.7-inch model. In the Chinese market price of the device will be in $1285 . In the new Apple smartphone will be used sapphire crystal. The cost of such a screen is quite high – about $280, according to Chinese media sources.

iPhone 6 likely to get 2 GB of RAM, 2, and 8-megapixel cameras, sensors, humidity, temperature and atmospheric pressure. Memory capacity for data storage is 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB. iPhone 6 before its official announcement has become so popular that China’s largest online store Taobao.

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