Apple To Launch Next Gen iPhone in August: Report

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Apple usually waits until the second-half of the year to launch a new flagship iPhone, but this year the company will reportedly make the big announcement in August, according to a recent from the China Post.

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Apple To Launch Next Gen iPhone in August: Report

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has apparently confirmed that the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus could be unveiled a little earlier than expected.

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Apple has never unveiled an iPhone in the July/August time frame. But this time around we could expect an early announcement. This corroborates an earlier report in which it was also claimed that the next-generation iPhone could see an earlier-than-expected announcement.

Apple To Launch Next Gen iPhone in August: Report

The report further claims that Foxconn is expected to secure between 60% to 70% of orders to assemble the new iPhones models. According to Kuo's report, the standard 4.7-inch model will account for the bulk of Apple's orders, 66% to be exact, while the 5.5-inch phablet model will account for the remaining 34%.

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It seems that Apple is expected to move its announcement up in an effort to undercut Samsung, which is rumoured to unveil a successor to the Galaxy Note 5 in July, much ahead of this year's IFA tech show.

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