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Sketchy report says 2017 iPhone to be called iPhone 8

Apple’s naming history would indicate that the 2017 iPhone will be dubbed iPhone 7s, considering this years iPhone was named iPhone 7, after all. Though all rumors point to a radical change for the 2017 model. For this reason, it would make sense for Apple to change its naming convention. Possible names range from iPhone 8, iPhone X (10th generation),…

Report: Apple is increasing iPhone 7 component orders for Q4 2016

Digitimes reports that Apple is looking to increase its component orders for its iPhone 7 as it makes its way into Q4 2016. This implies that Apple expects high demand for the new iPhone as it is already struggling to keep up with demand, especially for the Jet Black model. The report says orders for the touch panels for the phone screen are up 20-30%…

KGI: Strong iPhone 7 Plus numbers, new color options isn’t enough

Well known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has now noted that iPhone7 Plus shipments are doing better than expected, though iPhone 7 shipments are much lower than the iPhone 6s. Kuo says that one of the reasons behind the better numbers is due to the Galaxy Note 7’s battery recall. Samsung’s recall may have pushed some users to look elsewhere for a…

iPhone 7 named ‘best LCD display ever’ with record breaking color accuracy, brightness, and more

In a new in-depth analysis from DisplayMate, the iPhone 7 has the ‘best LCD display ever’, breaking many records in key areas making it one of the best performing displays DisplayMate has ever tested. The analysis found that the iPhone 7 has the highest contrast ratio for an IPS LCD display, with record breaking low screen reflectance on a smartphone,…