• Apple to ship 5G iPhone 12 in 'exquisite' thinner box made possible by lack of accessories

    10 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Apple might not be planning a massive price hike this year like so many other brands, but that doesn't mean the company is willing to cover the added costs that come with 5G and forfeit its high profit margins.A thinner iPhone box with no earphones or charger
    Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo first revealed in May that Apple had plans to remove its wired EarPods from boxes later this year. The move is reportedly part of an attempt to boost AirPods sales.
    Kuo doubled down on his claims about EarPods last week and also spoke about the company's desire to remove the charger from iPhone 12 boxes ...
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  • Reliable leaker backs reports of no charger or EarPods in slim iPhone 12 box

    Reliable leaker backs reports of no charger or EarPods in slim iPhone 12 box

    10 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    A leaker with a solid track-record has backed reports that the iPhone 12 will ship with no charger or EarPods , reducing costs for Apple and enabling the new phones to ship in a much slimmer box.
    The new iPhone 12 packaging is said to be ‘exquisite'...
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  • IPhone 12 production ‘1-2 months behind schedule'; launch plans remain unclear

    IPhone 12 production ‘1-2 months behind schedule'; launch plans remain unclear

    10 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    A new report today suggests that iPhone 12 production is now 1-2 months behind schedule due to impact of the coronavirus crisis.
    It says that the current position is ‘months of delay' to mass production, but that Apple and its suppliers are working flat out to make up for lost time...
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  • Nikkei: 'iPhone 12' Final Assembly Could Be Delayed to Early October

    Nikkei: 'iPhone 12' Final Assembly Could Be Delayed to Early October

    10 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple's " iPhone 12 " lineup is facing mass production delays of between four weeks and two months because of postponements caused by factory lockdowns and workplace absences during the global health crisis, according to a new report from Nikkei Asian Review .
    "What the progress looks like now is months of delay in terms of mass production, but Apple is doing everything it can to shorten the postponement. There's a chance that the schedule could still be moved ahead," one source told Nikkei.
    "Some final iPhone assembly could be delayed to early October, and it wouldn't be surprising if...
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  • Apple aggressively trying to cut iPhone 12 delays, says report

    Apple aggressively trying to cut iPhone 12 delays, says report

    10 days ago - By iMore

    Nikkei Asian Review reports that the iPhone 12 was at one time delayed until 20201...
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    Apple is aggressively trying to cut delays to the iPhone 12.
    A new report says it faces delays of between four and eight weeks currently.
    That has been cut from a worst-case scenario of a 2021 launch.
    A new report says Apple is aggressively trying to cut iPhone 12 delays, and that it is no longer facing a worst-case scenario of postponing until 2021.
    According to Nikkei Asian Review :
    Apple is pushing its suppliers to try to reduce production delays for its first 5G iPhones as the...
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