Foxconn Has Started Production of the iPhone 5S?

Posted March 6, 2013 at 8:09am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 15563 views

Foxconn has reportedly started production of the iPhone 5S, reports Japanese blog Macotakara.

According to the site, the new smartphone is being produced on the same line as the iPhone 5 which suggests minimal changes to the device.

In the last day two separate rumors have surfaced in regards to the release date of the iPhone 5S. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple will unveil the new iPhone 5S, a lower cost iPhone, and iOS 7 in June with devices set for release in July. iMore predicts that Apple will release the iPhone 5S in August and new iPads as soon as April.

Macotakara also reports that Japan's largest cellular provider NTT DoCoMo is reducing orders for Android devices which hints that they might finally carry the iPhone.

The iPhone 5S is expected to feature a faster processor, improved camera, and a fingerprint scanner.

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Hfdfhj - March 8, 2013 at 2:36am
Get ready iphone cocksuckers to buy this one too. 4 months later, you'll want to buy the iphone 6. Keep on supporting Apple you cocksuckers.
Petr - March 6, 2013 at 2:14pm
Read more..... Japanees web site. I wish I could read it.
unixes - March 6, 2013 at 6:24pm
After the japanese text it's the same one in english. Just scroll the page down.
Shompa - March 6, 2013 at 11:09am
iPhone is a software platform. Not hardware. Is iOS 7 ready? Is there an iOS7 beta? If not: They have not started production. Every single iPhone so far have followed this pattern: About 3 month before release a beta iOS is released. Then hardware...
jay - March 6, 2013 at 9:30am
if apple does not change their game, then they are going to regret... no1 wants to see 5s... may be iPhone 6 with brand new everything...
shompa - March 6, 2013 at 11:13am
"no one wants to see an iPhone5S" That is nerd thinking. Somehow every single iPhone have sold double then the previous version. Including the S versions. Why? 99% of the population aren't nerds. Most phone buyers don't even care about what phone they buy (The reason for the majority of Android sales) Gzh, GPRS, MPIX, HSPA, BluetoothERD2, WAP2.1, Wifi AC and so on... People don't care. The spec thinking have killed many computer/phone companies. When you buy a car: Is it because of the specs? No. The specs only have a small influence. People want "new" things. Just look at the graphic cards. Each year AMD/Nvidia rebrand last years card, just to make them new. With Apple there have at least always been better hardware.
DavidG - March 7, 2013 at 6:18pm
You're so outdated. Nerds are so 1980's. Obviously you're not on top of the new things game yourself. They're called Geeks now and very much cool to be a geek. After all it was the geeks who have us the iPhones and the new cars. Check yourself. Hahaha. So people DO care. That being said. I love my iPhone and will get whatever Apple rings out. Bus because its apple and its ok to be a fan boy. Fu(k you.
DavidG - March 7, 2013 at 6:19pm
***Gave us the iPhones I meant to say.
goebes - March 6, 2013 at 9:05am
They forgot to add it will have the same ui the same OS with no doubt another stolen jailbreak tweak.... Good to see it will be yet again the fastest ever!
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