Mansana completes the details for start production of iPhone 15, a new smartphone due later this year. Report UDN mentions that Foxconn’s Shenzhen plant has entered the New Product Introduction (NPI) phase. This step consists of production test so that the factory evaluates the process and corrects errors before starting mass production.
NPI is one of the most important steps in iPhone manufacturing and usually starts in the first quarter of the year. In it, Apple asks Foxconn to conduct test production of its new smartphone to make sure the final result is acceptable.
According to the source, this year is different, because. Apple to close mass production time gap between China and India. In previous years, China had a lead of six to nine months, so now they are looking for several weeks. India has taken on an important role in recent months due to COVID restrictions causing factories to close in China.
At the end of September, the people of Cupertino iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus production moved to Chennai to meet the demand in that country. While Apple aims to reduce its dependence on China, it will only move 5% of its total production to India. The Shenzhen plant is the only one capable of producing all the devices Cupertino requires, including the Pro and Pro Max models.
iPhone 15: what we know so far
Despite iPhone 15 presentation will take place in September, the first rumors about the next Apple smartphone are starting to circulate. The strongest guarantees that It will come with a design without physical buttons. volume and power that will replace tactile motors. There are also rumors that they will be using new frame material and slight curvature of the backmoving away from the flat appearance characteristic of modern models.
While all these rumors should be taken with a grain of salt, the truth is that the iPhone 15 will debut with a new design. The current look, inspired by past models such as the iPhone 4, has already completed its three-year cycle, so we are waiting for updates. Leaks mention premium components such as the use of titanium to replace the stainless steel used for the side frames.
The only thing that is almost certain is that iPhone 15 will come with a USB-C port comply with the rules set by the European Union. According to renowned analyst Ming Chi-Kuo, the 2023 iPhone will be the first to include this feature, leaving the Lightning port aside. Kuo himself also predicted that only the Pro and Pro Max versions will support high-speed file transfer.
The iPhone 15 could be announced during the first two weeks of September, and is expected to arrive later this month or early October 2023. In addition to the iPhone, Apple has big plans for its entire product line, including the new 15-inch MacBook Air. 5-inch Mac Pro with M2 Ultra chip and larger HomePod.
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