The iPhone 6 is starting to take shape. Make that two shapes.
Production is expected to hit full throttle soon, and the timetable for global launch may happen as early as September. Apple has launched a number of its iPhones during the month in the past.
It seems dubious Apple would offer the same phone in two sizes without other significant changes between the two.
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According to Nikkei sources, mass production of liquid crystal display panels could start in the April - June quarter at a Sharp factory and other locations.
LG was pegged as the panel supplier, and parts for the Touch ID fingerprint scanner and chips for liquid-crystal drivers has reportedly also begun.
The publication noted the iPhone 6's display resolution is expected to be much higher than current models.
Take note, Mr Ive: here's how we want the iPhone 6 to look:
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