As consumers balk at the high price tag of iPhone X, Apple has reportedly adjusted its sales projections and now expects to move more iPhone models in its coming fall lineup that will come outfitted with cheaper LCD screens than the models equipped with pricier OLED screens.
According to industry sources, contract manufacturer Pegatron is likely to land orders from Apple to produce a hybrid MacBook notebook model, codenamed “Star.”
Aluminum, a key material in many of Apple’s most popular products, has been mass-produced the same way for more than 130 years, but that’s about to change.
Apple will reportedly kick off volume production of its new budget-type MacBook model in the second half of 2018 before starting to deliver shipments in the third quarter, sources said.
While iPhone 6s Plus may seem outdated by today’s standards, it accounted for an estimated one-third of Apple’s smartphone sales in India last year. The company could reduce production cost of iPhone 6s Plus by five to seven percent with local manufacturing.