According to Kuo, the mass production of the OLED iPhone will likely be delayed until October or November.
Apple is expected to launch a redesigned iPhone model this fall based around a next-generation display technology called OLED, and Wall Street analysts believe it could cost a lot more than the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
From limited supply to tricky components, here are the main problems and effects of the Apple iPhone 8's late arrival.
Sorry folks, but It's looking more and more like the iPhone 8 won't be widely available until the start of next year.
The phone also looks to be visibly fatter than the existing iPhone 7, although exact dimensions have yet to be revealed.
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The analyst pointed to the upcoming smartphone's "significant hardware upgrades", including the OLED screen and depth-sensing front camera and new 3D Touch module, as reasons for the delay.
Although Apple is now remaining tight lipped on the matter, the iPhone 8 us expected to be unveiled this September as one of three new high-end handsets.
Apple had to custom order some of the cutting-edge components of the overhauled model of the iPhone, which outsiders have dubbed the iPhone 8 or 10th anniversary edition iPhone.
Amidst some controversial leaks suggesting some weird changes such as rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for the new iPhone, there's a fresh leak out of Foxconn, which assembles iPhones for Apple. The two corporations recently signed a two-year contract for billion which requires Samsung to ship between 70 and 92 million screen panels to Apple in 2017 alone. If Apple isn't beginning mass production on the iPhone 8 until October or November, they'll nearly certainly be hard to come by until early 2018. However, it seems fans wanting the all-new phone will have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on the iPhone 8. Also confirmed here for the iPhone 8 is dual rear cameras and even dual front cameras. The premium 5.8-inch handset is said to have a sensor behind the edge-to-edge bezel-less OLED display, and Apple is having issues incorporating the fingerprint sensor within the display.
Apple has not disclosed anything so far about the new iPhones or the about the launch date.