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  • Apple reportedly restarting production of the iPhone X after iPhone XS sales disappoint

    With the unveiling of the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max back in September, Apple decided to discontinue the iPhone X—just one year after its release. But despite the mostly positive reviews of the latest handsets, the devices haven’t been selling as well as predicted. This has led to the...

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  • Samsung to supply the 2019 iPhone XS Max with cheaper OLED panels

    It's a well-known secret that Samsung is the sole supplier for OLED panels for last year's iPhone X and this year's iPhone XS and XS Max. However, those panels take a good chunk of the overall production cost so Samsung is reportedly offering a more affordable option. But more affordable doesn't mean worse. In fact, Samsung has incorporated the so-called Y-Octa panels found on the Galaxy Note9, S9 and S9+ that make use of the in-cell touch technology. It allows for thinner, lighter, much...

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  • Apple to cut iPhone XR price in Japan, restore iPhone X production

    Apple announced its financial results earlier this year, and it revealed flat iPhone sales. Along with that the company issued a very conservative guidance for the holiday sales. In an effort to arrest the slide, Apple is planning to cut the price of the iPhone XR in Japan, according to The Wall Street Journal. Carriers in the Asian country will receive subsidies to boost sales since customers are still favoring iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. What is more interesting, is that Apple is planning to...

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  • Sprint offers free iPhone XR when you lease an iPhone X or XS, discounts Samsungs

    Sprint is spreading some holiday cheer and will help you do the same - if you lease an iPhone X, XS or XS Max, you'll get a free iPhone XR. More details on that here. If, instead, you can snag a free iPhone 8 if you lease a second iPhone 8 or an 8 Plus. Onto Samsung, a Galaxy Note9 will cost you just $20 a month, down from $41.56/mo. The Galaxy S9+ is down to $10/mo and the Galaxy S9 is $5/mo. All these deals are for an 18-month lease. The LG V40 ThinQ deal comes with a free 49" LG 4K TV...

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  • Report: Apple to lower iPhone XR prices in Japan, restarts some iPhone X production

    Apple is set to lower prices of the iPhone XR in Japan by offering subsidies to Japanese carriers, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal this morning. The price drops are apparently going into effect as soon as next week. The $750 price is somewhat disguised in Japan due to bundled carrier contracts, but the device is seemingly being overshadowed by the still popular iPhone 8 in the region. In that same vein, the report says Apple is actually restarting production of the iPhone X...

    9to5Mac
  • Apple Reportedly Cuts iPhone XS and iPhone XR Production Orders Amid Lower-Than-Expected Demand

    In recent weeks, Apple slashed production orders for its latest iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR models due to "lower-than-expected demand," among other reasons, according to unnamed sources cited by The Wall Street Journal. The report claims the production cuts have hit the iPhone XR hardest, with Apple said to have slashed its production plan for the device by "up to a third of the approximately 70 million units" it had asked some suppliers to produce between September and...

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  • Apple restarts iPhone X production following weak iPhone XS and XS Max sales, report says

    We didn't see this coming! Apple is restarting production of the iPhone X due to weak sales of the iPhone XS and XS Max, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Both the iPhone XS and XS Max debuted in September to much ballyhoo, and both phones have received favorable reviews; however, it seems that now the newest iPhones are not selling quite as fast as Apple originally projected. SEE ALSO: Uh oh, Apple has reportedly cut production on all new iPhones This surprising development comes just...

    Mashable