Asian companies in the production chain Apple will begin mass production of smart phones iPhone 5S before the end of this month. This was reported by the expert analytical agency Jefferies & Company, Peter Misek, citing sources close to the U.S. corporation.
Information about the preparation for the start of mass production of iPhone 5S came amid speculation that the main contract provider Apple Foxconn launched a set of staff required for the release of new smartphones. Argues that the first batch of pilot flagship phone was assembled in June - Apple and its manufacturing partners used for debugging.
According to Misek, in the market the next generation iPhone is scheduled for the autumn. In the September quarter, Apple will ship 25 to 30 million iPhone, while the supply of "apple" of smartphones in the holiday quarter will increase to 50-55 million units, the analyst believes.
It is believed that the new handset will be almost identical to the Apple iPhone 5 in all-aluminum chassis. The modernization will take place mainly hardware. Probably, the phone will receive 2 GB of RAM, the basic 13-megapixel camera, support networks LTE Advanced, «gigabit" module Wi-Fi 802.11ac, module NFC.
The screen, while remaining a 4-inch with a resolution of 1136 x 640 pixels, move to the technology IGZO, characterized by weight advantages over LCD solutions based on amorphous silicon.
A7 processor in the iPhone 5S will escalate the number of nuclei in telematics component from three to four, replacing the PowerVR SGX543MP on the PowerVR SGX554MP4. The question of whether integrated fingerprint reader, the new product is still open.
Misek suggests that the iPhone 5S will go on sale in late September or early October - exactly one year after the debut of its predecessor, the iPhone 5.