Tag Archives: 2017 iPhone

TSMC to start mass production on the 10nm A11 processor for iPhone 8 in April

While we’re not expecting the iPhone 8 (and the iPhone 7s’) until September, Apple’s suppliers have to start ramping up production for components before then. Today, the Economic Daily News is reporting that TSMC will begin mass production on Apple’s A11 processor in April. The A11, which will be powering the iPhone 8, will be using a 10nm process. In…

‘iPhone 8’ to still launch in September, but in limited quantities

According to Barclays analysts Blayne Curtis, Christopher Hemmelgarn, Thomas O’Malley, and Jerry Zhang, Apple’s high-end 5.8-inch OLED iPhone is still on track for a September launch date. Although, it warns that the majority of stock won’t be available until later in the fourth quarter. The prediction suggests that Apple’s tenth-anniversary iPhone…

Mockup shows a bezel-free iPhone 8 with dark mode

With the iPhone 8 being widely rumored to have an OLED display, it would make sense for Apple to build a dark mode as such a display would benefit from it. On an OLED display, black pixels don’t need to be “on” which means that the iPhone could have some serious power savings by having a darker interface. Designer Vianney le Masne has mocked up the…