Apple will quickly unveil its new iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Professional lineups and Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is discussing the issues Apple initially skilled with the manufacturing of the iPhone 15 Professional, in addition to the challenges it continues to cope with.
In a Wednesday morning report, Kuo shares how Apple skilled manufacturing points with practically each side of the brand new system’s design and manufacturing.
Kuo lists the problems confronted by the Cupertino firm, together with “stacked CIS, panels, batteries (increasing when uncovered to warmth), and titanium frames.” Kuo says Apple resolved the stacked CIS difficulty by rising manufacturing capability. Nonetheless, it’s nonetheless seeing the problem have an effect on roughly 10 to fifteen% of shipments on the common iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus fashions.
Apple additionally resolved its display points by altering the provider cargo ratio, whereas the battery and body points had been resolved by bettering manufacturing yield.
Kuo famous that Apple skilled titanium body issues from the inherent difficulties confronted when working with titanium in shopper electronics. Kuo mentioned “excessive processing problem and vital design adjustments throughout improvement” had been the causes of the preliminary points. Nonetheless, Kuo added that the titanium body ought to contribute to a discount within the weight of the system.
Kuo mentioned the iPhone 15 Professional Max was the final iPhone 15 mannequin to start manufacturing, aligning with rumors that the Professional Max could ship a bit later than the opposite fashions.
Kuo additionally weighed in on the not too long ago arisen topic of what colours shall be out there for each the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Professional fashions. Kuo claims that the “Professional colours could also be grey, white, black, and blue. The common colours could also be black, pink, yellow, blue, and inexperienced.”
On Wednesday, a leaker steered that the blue, silver, and metallic Apple emblem on Apple’s invites for its September “Wonderlust” iPhone occasion represents what would be the out there shade choices for the iPhone 15 Professional and iPhone 15 Professional Max fashions, which can debut through the occasion.
Earlier this week, leakers @MajinBuOfficial and @URedditor additionally claimed Apple’s iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus fashions shall be out there in a brand new mild inexperienced end. Nonetheless, the leakers added that it’s not a certainty that the brand new shade will seem in September, suggesting it could debut in a while as a brand new spring 2024 shade choice. Apple is thought to make mid-cycle choices of recent iPhone colours, such because the yellow iPhone 14 and inexperienced iPhone 13.
Apple will debut its new iPhone 15 lineup at a media occasion on Tuesday, September 12 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (1:00 p.m. Jap Time). The occasion shall be held on the Steve Jobs Theater situated on the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California.
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