Numerous sources from the supply chain say that the iPhone 8 will go on sale in October 2017
The publication Economic Daily News reports that the announcement of the iPhone 8 will be held in September, and in sale the novelty will arrive in October of this year.
Earlier it was reported that mass production of the new smartphones will be delayed until the fourth quarter because of the high percentage of defects of key components. However, numerous sources from the supply chain claim that everything goes according to plan, and delivery of parts and accessories for iPhone 8 will begin in June. The following information came from the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Zhen Ding Technology, Kinsus Interconnect Technology and Simplo Technology.
According to the publication, TSMC will start production of the substrates necessary for the production of single-chip systems A11, 10 Jun. The manufacturer will be able to start mass delivery of new single-chip systems in the second half of July. Zhen Ding Technology and Kinsus Interconnect Technology will begin to deliver printed circuit boards in June.
At the same time, Foxconn Electronics, Wistron and Pegatron, which assembles iPhones, accelerated the process of hiring and training new employees, preparing for mass production of the iPhone 8.
Recall that the smartphone iPhone 8 is credited with better sound quality and headphones AirPods included.