WSJ: Apple Asks Hon Hai to Ship New High-End and Low-End iPhones in Early September

Posted August 19, 2013 at 7:33pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 10562 views

The WSJ is reporting that Apple has asked Hon Hai to ship both a high-end and low-end iPhone in early September.

The shipping plans suggest that two new iPhone models could be launched as soon as next month, pointing to a strategy shift as Apple attempts to regain its momentum in the smartphone market. The company hasn't previously announced different iPhone models around the same time. Apple's suppliers in Asia started mass-producing components in June for both a standard iPhone featuring a metal casing and a lower-cost version, people who work at those companies said.

While it was widely expected that Apple would unveil both devices on September 10th, the WSJ report provides a bit of confirmation that Apple plans to have both devices available for purchase shortly after their unveiling.

The iPhone 5S is expected to sport a fingerprint scanner, improved camera, 128GB of storage, and a new gold color. The iPhone 5C is expected to be a lower end plastic shell device that comes in a variety of color options.

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dick drip - August 19, 2013 at 9:01pm
Steve stupid God are you on crack get the f off this site cus you make no sense ...I read and reread your 2nd post and what the fuckk are you saying I don't understand u
Rabbi Rosenbloom - August 19, 2013 at 8:57pm
Steve God what the hell are u going on about are u drunk? ur text seems to be all over the place not letting the reader really understand u. the first one seems ok but the reply below it my God its useless jibber jabber Fool wake up and consentrate
Steve Gay - August 19, 2013 at 8:47pm
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Apple certified 9yrs - August 19, 2013 at 8:06pm
5C is already undergoing sale initiative testing,and so far over 700,000 are expected to sell worldwide.
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