iPhone 7 components only cost Apple $220

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iPhone 7's new iSight camera is better, but not the best.
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The iPhone 7 features some of the most incredible tech found in a smartphone but the components only cost Apple about $220.

Including the basic manufacturing costs of $5, Apple’s total bill to manufacture the 32GB iPhone 7 reaches a total of $224.80, according to a teardown by IHS that found the device is $36.89 more expensive to produce than the iPhone 6s.

Leaked iPhone SE screen assembly shows it’s missing one key feature

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The iPhone SE is on the left, the iPhone 6s is on the right. What's missing?
The iPhone SE is on the left, the iPhone 6s is on the right. What's missing?
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Earlier today, we heard some disappointing news: The 4-inch iPhone SE probably won’t come with 3D Touch, Apple’s new force-sensitive touchscreen technology. Now, a leaked screen assembly purported to be of the iPhone SE seems to confirm that report as being true. Bummer!

5.5-inch iPhone 6 gets optical image stabilization, new parts confirm

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iPhone 6 camera module (left) next to the iPhone 5s camera (right).

Apple will reveal the full details of the iPhone 6 in just 4 days, but a set of leaked images from Feld & Volk appear to confirm that Apple’s biggest iPhone will come with optical image stabilization.  5.5-inch iPhone 6 will come with optical image stabilization.

The luxury Russians iPhone modders – who have already built a ‘working’ iPhone 6 out of spare parts – managed to get their hands on the image sensor destined for Apple’s 5.5-inch iPhone, and while Apple has thinned down the module’s thickness, it appears to be larger than that on the iPhone 5s.

Partially assembled iPhone 6 leaks ahead of September keynote

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At this point we’ve seen pretty much every nook and cranny of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, but a new leak gives us the best look at the device yet.

Luxury accessory maker Feld & Volk has shared images of what appears to be an assembled front panel and rear shell for the iPhone 6. While plenty of these parts have already leaked independently, this is the first time we’ve seen them together.

Leaked shell gives us our first good look at the iPad Air 2

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First debuted in November last year, the iPad Air is coming up on a year old. In Apple terms, that means it’s due for an upgrade, but we still don’t know what the iPad Air 2 will be. Will it be a spec bump, or will it be a redesign?

According to new leaks from China purporting to be the rear shell for the iPad Air 2, the correct answer is: “A little bit of column A, a little but of column B.”

Looks Like The iPhone 5C Will Come In Red, Green, Blue And Yellow

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Although it was hard to believe first, it’s looking increasingly likely that Apple’s forthcoming foray into the mid-range market, the iPhone 5C, will come in that cheap, colorful plastic casing we’ve seen leaking out of China time and time again over the past few weeks.

More proof for the pudding? We’ve seen the physical casing of the iPhone 5C before, but it never had any guts. Now, we’re starting to see other parts, and they match. Case in point? Volume buttons, in red, green, yellow and blue.

The Closest Look At The Budget iPhone We’ve Seen Yet

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If you believe the rumors, Apple has been working on a cheaper, ‘budget’ iPhone for quite some time. Reports have started picking up momentum in recent months, as Apple is expected to announce the new device by early as this fall.

Just a few days ago we saw some of the first leaked images of the rear casing in a variety of bright colors. Now a collection of photos give us the closest look at the budget iPhone we’ve seen yet.

iPhone 5 Repair Costs Won’t Fall Until Apple Loosens Its Control Over Components

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If you drop your iPhone and you don’t have it covered by AppleCare or another insurance plan, it’s almost always cheaper to have it repaired by a third-party than it is to have Apple do it. Unless you have an iPhone 5.

Apple’s tight control over iPhone 5 components means that they’re so hard to get hold of, repair costs remain high — even with third-party services. Some have even been unable to offer iPhone 5 repairs because they cannot obtain the parts.

These Leaked Parts Suggest That The iPhone 5S Could Come In Gold & Gray

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Supposedly, these nanoSIM trays are for the iPhone 5S. They look exactly like nanoSIM trays for the iPhone 5, except for one thing: they are in gold and gray. This is notable because in the iPhone 5 the nanoSIM trays were silver and black, and the iPhone 5S is rumored to come in different colors.

Except… gold seems like a pretty gaudy color to release a new iPhone in, don’t you think? And gray is sort of an anti-color, not the kind of thing you get excited about buying a new iPhone for. “Check out my cool gray iPhone!”

So I’m a little skeptical. What do you think?

Source: Moumantai.biz
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