The latest information from the chain of Apple’s suppliers indicate that production of the iPhone 8 might start earlier than originally planned. This publication reports Tech Trader Daily.
There are “some indications” that Apple plans to start production of the iPhone 8 in June this year. However, so far no reason to believe that the company will deviate from the established schedule according to which the presentation and launch of sales of a novelty will take place in September.
“The most intriguing point is that Apple places orders for next generation iPhone sooner than in a traditional company time. However at the moment we see no signs that the company is planning to move the date of the announcement of the iPhone 8.
In particular, our source said about 300-percent increase in orders for iPhone 8/X in the June quarter to 9 million due this quarter total amount of orders for the iPhone will increase from 45 to 48 million units”.
It is known that iPhone 8 will be encased in a radically redesigned frameless glass enclosure, will have OLED-display with a built-in button “Home” and can get support for wireless charging. 2017 is a jubilee for iPhone: exactly 10 years ago was presented the first Apple smartphone.
Given the radical changes in the design and the large number of innovations in the iPhone 8, early production seems quite reasonable. This will allow Apple to establish a supply, and to identify and eliminate potential problems long before the launch of the smartphone.
The publication adds that after the start of production of the iPhone 8 will reduce the volume of the previous generation – iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone SE.