“Apple buys its own machines by production problems with the iPhone

“Apple buys its own machines by production problems with the iPhone

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Apple would be for tens of million of machines for printed circuit boards for the iPhone 8 have purchased, after one of the suppliers has withdrawn.

By themselves, machines to buy wants Apple to ensure that the production of the iPhone 8 not delay, report sources at The Korea Herald.

Should Apple machines bought after one of the three suppliers of circuit boards for the iPhone 8 has withdrawn from the agreement. Why the Taiwanese manufacturer withdraws is not clear, though it would be a complicated production process, high quality requirements and low income have played a role.

It comes to flexible printed circuit boards to which components such as the screen and the camera on the chips of the iPhone are linked.

Apple would have purchased the machines want to lease to two Korean suppliers with which it has an agreement with. Apple does not have its own production line where the machines would be able to install.

Yet this year could be Apple’s 100 million of the respective flexible printed circuit boards and want to order. With the new machines would be the Korean suppliers, their production should increase.


According to other rumors earlier this week, Apple has also in the field of software bother to the iPhone 8 ready in time. The company would be new hardware to produce 3d images, wireless charging, software not properly managed can get.

It is still unclear whether the iPhone 8 by that problems is indeed delayed. If the device is out on the scheduled date, but some of the features later via a software update enabled. This happened earlier also with the portrait of the iPhone 7 Plus, which is a small two months after the introduction of the device was added.

The iPhone 8 is expected to be in september unveiled, in addition to the iPhone 7S, and 7S Plus.

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