Apple pikeun ngaleupaskeun iPhone anak newest dina September, jeung resolusi luhur jeung layar badag, laporan ceuk Jumaah, salvo panganyarna anak dina perang smartphone mana geus leungit pangsa pasar global ka saingan saperti Samsung.
Handset anyar, dipiharep bisa disebut iPhone 6, pikeun datang dina dua vérsi jeung 4.7- atawa layar 5,5 inci, boh badag ti panel opat inci kiwari, bisnis Nikkei dimangfaatkeun ceuk poean, tanpa dumasar sumber.
Apple basis US ieu susunan-resolusi luhur pintonan kristal cair layar anak ti éléktronika Jepang buta Sharp, Japan Display jeung Korea Kidul LG display, eta ditambahkeun.
Apple ngarilis iPhone 5 di September 2012 jeung vérsi nu leuwih anyar dina runtuyan taun ka tukang.
A juru carios basis Jepang pikeun buta tech California teu bisa langsung nepi keur comment dina laporan Nikkei, which was widely picked up by a string of technology news websites.
The Nikkei story comes after Taiwan’s Commercial Times said this month that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. had started producing chips for the next iPhone.
That news fed rumours that Apple is reducing its reliance for parts on South Korean giant Samsung, its main competitor in the mobile phone market and a bitter rival with which it is contesting several copyright court battles globally.
Samsung in February unveiled its new flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone armed with a fingerprint scanner and a built-in heart rate sensor, as it tries to cement its leadership of the multibillion-dollar market.
Tapi, the South Korean giant voiced annoyance after domestic telecoms operators released its latest smartphone ahead of schedule in order to dodge sales restrictions imposed by regulators. The world’s biggest mobile phone maker had planned a worldwide debut of the Galaxy S5 on April 11.
Samsung made about 30 percent of all smartphones sold globally last year, nearly twice the share of Apple.
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A survey by International Data Corporation (IDC) last month said Google’s Android system — used by Samsung among others — extended its gains over Apple’s iPhone in the last quarter of 2013, and Windows Phone grabbed the number three market position.
But other challengers are moving up the ranks with Taiwan’s HTC Corp. having launched an update of its HTC One smartphone while Sony has seen strong sales of its Xperia offering.
Global shipments of smartphones last year topped a billion for the first time, ka luhur 38.4 percent from the 725.3 million shipped in 2012.
Apel, kumaha oge, had the lowest year-on-year increase of all major smartphone makers even though its 5S and 5C models were available in more countries, nurutkeun IDC.
While record iPhone and iPad sales pushed Apple’s fourth-quarter revenue to a new high investors have been concerned over weaker profits in fierce mobile gadget markets.
The California-based tech giant reported net income of $13.1 billion on revenue of $57.6 billion in the quarter that ended December 28, helped by selling 51 juta iPhones.
The profit was the same as Apple reported in the same quarter a year earlier when its revenue was $54.5 milyar.
The firm is leaning on the potentially huge Chinese market as its looks to power future growth.
dina Januari, that goal got a boost as China Mobile, the country’s biggest wireless provider, started selling the iPhone to millions of customers nationwide, ending a six-year wait in a crucial market.
China Mobile has a 760 million-strong customer base and its plans to roll out the world’s largest 4G (fourth generation) network have both companies forecasting a fruitful union.
A Sharp spokeswoman declined to comment on the Nikkei report Friday, as the company’s Tokyo-listed shares rose 1.63 persen, outpacing a 0.50 percent increase in the broader market.
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