New reports from WSJ and Bloomberg point to a new redesign of the Home Button on the iPhone’s slated for a 2017 launch. Reports earlier had mentioned an all glass design of the future generation of iPhones, and that will tie in with the removal of the physical home button .
The reports come in tied to the inclusion on FeliCa in Apple iPhones for the Japan Market. FeliCa, is a tap-to-pay standard in Japan that allows users to pay for things like mass-transit rides with their mobile device.
The iPhone 7 which will launch early next month, will however have a new redesigned tactile home button, before Apple removes it completely next year. Apple is also have [...]
Tim Cook’s recent India visit may have paid off more than people were expecting. Apple will launch the next iPhone 7 in India at the same time as most major markets like the US and the UK, according to our source, who is in proximity to the launch planning.
In India, Apple loses major of its initial sales push to the Grey market imports, or to people purchasing the iPhone overseas. Apple wants to cut this down by launching at the same time as the major markets.
India is one of the strongest growing smartphone markets in the world and Apple sees the large potential in the market.
Our source (who explicitly wished to remain anonymous due to his [...]
Apple will finally let go of the lowest possible configuration and the most popular configuration of the iPhones in the iPhone 7. The iPhone 7 will let go of the 16GB storage capacity and replace it with a 32GB storage option.
We had reported about this earlier this year, with Apple phasing out 16 GB we might see 32Gb or 64GB as the lowest spec iPhone 7 with the highest going all the way up to 256 GB.
The 16GB model is the most popular, due to its low price. However with iOS updates getting bigger and bigger, it may become impossible for Apple to push updates. With the large size of retina Apps and high res music rumored in the iPhone 7, Along with Apple’s [...]