Apple’s next-generation 4.7-inch iPhone will characteristic glass casing with wi-fi charging, in accordance to the newest analysis word from KGI Securities analyst
Our rationale is as follows: (1) the OLED fashion would possibly cause substitute call for amongst high-end customers given its utterly all-new-design shape issue and particularly awesome specifications when compared to the TFT-LCD fashions; and (2) the new 4.7” iPhone, that includes glass casing and wi-fi charging, seems smartly located to faucet substitute call for on the access stage.
Kuo up to now stated
Kuo believes Apple will transfer to glass casing for subsequent 12 months’s whole iPhone lineup so as to reinforce wi-fi charging, with Pegatron being the unique provider of the brand new 4.7-inch iPhone and a wi-fi charger anticipated to be incorporated with no less than some fashions. The wi-fi charger will allegedly have wider availability by way of 2018.
The brand new 4.7-inch iPhone and an OLED fashion that includes a “utterly all-new-design shape issue and particularly awesome specifications” are predicted to force “doubtlessly extraordinary substitute call for” from smartphone customers. Kuo forecasts Apple may just promote 120-150 million new iPhones within the again part of 2017, topping an iPhone 6 gross sales report.
To our working out, whilst call for visibility in 2H17F is as but unclear and presumed pull-in call for would possibly alternate anytime, upstream providers is also round now atmosphere ramp-up goals for brand new iPhone pull-in of someplace between 120mn and 150mn devices in 2H17F, exceeding earlier iPhone 6, 6s and 7 cycles of 110-120mn, 100-110mn and 90-100mn devices, respectively. In different phrases, ramp-up for 2H17F pull-in would possibly exceed the former top for iPhone 6, and hit a ancient excessive.
Apple will probably announce its next-generation iPhone lineup in September 2017.