The move is likely to affect suppliers in Japan, Taiwan, and other parts of Asian that rely on the iPhone for much of their revenue.
The new version slated for this autumn will look almost identical to the current iPhone 6. Functions such as the camera, water resistance and battery capacity will likely be improved, and the headphone jack will be removed. Also, a high-end version of the model will give users better-quality photo capabilities via correction functions.
Sales of the iPhone this are expected to fall below last years sales of 230 million units; however, as rumored 2017 could bring a major update to the smartphone coinciding with the 10th anniversary of its launch.
The 2017 model will likely involve major enhancements and design changes, including adoption of an organic electroluminescent display. The new device will also be able to create more complex tactile vibrations on the display because of a tiny, but high-performance motor equipped inside.
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