All items tagged with "iPhone 6s"

iPhone set to reach record shipments as new models enter production

iPhone 6s is on the way.

iPhone 6s is on the way.

Apple will ship 50 million iPhone units in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to a new report published today which claims that companies in the iPhone 6s supply chain have started delivering finished components to Foxconn and Pegatron for final assembly.

If accurate, this means that the iPhone 5s, 6, 6 Plus, 6s and 6s Plus will hit combined shipments of 230-240 million units in 2015 — up from the 192 million units Apple shipped last year.

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iPhone 6s likely to receive major camera upgrades both front and back

Get ready for a major camera upgrade for the iPhone 6s.

Get ready for a major camera upgrade for the iPhone 6s.

Rumors that the iPhone 6s will receive a new 12-megapixel camera with 4K video recording got a boost today — thanks to a document allegedly leaked by a Foxconn employee.

The document also suggests that the iPhone 6s’ front-facing camera will receive a massive upgrade from the 1.2-megapixel sensor found in current iPhones thanks to a new 5-megapixel sensor.

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Apple is already making iPhone 6s units with Force Touch

You won't believe what the Apple Watch can do now.

You won’t believe what the Apple Watch can do now.

Apple fans with their ear to the rumor mill have known for months that Apple is probably going to add Force Touch to the next iPhone. Now, we’ve got confirmation from one of the most respected sources in journalism that it’s almost definitely happening.

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Apple component orders again hint that Force Touch is coming to iPhone 6s

The Force Touch trackpad as seen in the recent MacBook.

The Force Touch trackpad as seen in the recent MacBook.

More and more evidence is racking up that Apple will introduce its Force Touch technology — previously seen in the Apple Watch and recent MacBook models — as a chief feature for the upcoming iPhone 6s.

According to a new report citing industry sources, Apple has upped its orders for the flexible printed circuit boards necessary for incorporating Force Touch into its next-gen iPhones — with its main FPCB suppliers being Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect.

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Won’t get fooled again: Apple places unexpectedly large order for iPhone 6s

Apple is hoping for big things from its next gen iPhone.

Apple is hoping for big things from its next gen iPhone.

After leaving customers hanging when it came to quickly fulfilling early iPhone 6 and Apple Watch orders, Apple’s reportedly taking no chances with the iPhone 6s.

According to Pacific Crest analyst Andy Hargreaves, Apple has upped its order volume for the next-generation iPhone to avoid disappointing customers — and lowering Apple stock prices as a result.

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iOS 9 hints at huge improvements to future FaceTime cameras

Big changes could be coming to the FaceTime camera

Big changes could be coming to the FaceTime camera

The next wave of iOS devices could sport some huge improvements to their front-facing camera, according to referrences found in iOS 9 that hints to the upcoming devices.

It’s been rumored for months that the iPhone’s rear camera could be in for a big upgrade, but the new FaceTime camera could get a panoramic capture mode (think of the selfie possibilities), 240p video and more.

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All the ways Apple left us hanging at WWDC 2015

They probably shouldn't have stopped at one.

They probably shouldn’t have stopped at one.

Apple’s two-hours-plus keynote at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) this week was packed with new and exciting information about the future of software for its current major hardware. But we couldn’t help but notice some things that were missing.

Here are some of the ways Apple’s presentation left us hanging this year.

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Both iPhone 6s models could bring even sharper Retina displays

Both iPhone 6s models could receive superior display upgrades.

Both iPhone 6s models could receive superior display upgrades.

Apple’s next-generation iPhones may receive quite the resolution boost — with a new report coming out of China claiming that the forthcoming iPhone 6s handset will boast a Full HD display, while its larger sibling the iPhone 6s Plus will feature a dazzling 2K display.

If true, this would allow the iPhone to better compete against some of the high-end flagship Android handsets, which routinely offer 2K or “Quad HD” displays.

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Force Touch was an iPhone 6s Plus exclusive, until Apple realized that was stupid

Apple Watch-style Force Touch is coming to both iPhone models this September.

Apple Watch-style Force Touch is coming to both iPhone models this September.

Every report we’ve heard suggests that Force Touch is practically a lock for Apple’s next-generation iPhones, but a rumor coming out of Taiwan claims that the feature was originally planned as a handset exclusive for the iPhone 6s Plus.

According to supply chain sources, the iPhone 6s Plus alone was originally designed to include Force Touch sensors, although Apple has since changed its mind and decided to incorporate the technology into both the 6s Plus and smaller 6s.

That’s certainly good news if — like the majority of customers — you plan to buy the smaller 4.7-inch iPhone 6s, but still want to take advantage of the latest Apple tech.

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iPhone 6s may use smaller LED backlighting chips for thinner design

The iPhone 6s could be slimmer than ever.

The iPhone 6s could be slimmer than ever.

Apple could make its upcoming iPhone 6s handsets slimmer and lighter than ever by taking advantage of new smaller LED backlighting chips, according to a new report.

The new chips have the same 3.0 x 0.85mm dimensions as those used in present generation iPhones, but are an impressive 0.2mm thinner than the current 0.6mm components.

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