Alleged iPhone 6 Reportedly Faces Component Yield Issues, Shows Up In Dummy Images Leak

Apple iPhone 6? Unannounced next-generation iPhone surface online with each passing day, as it now seems that Apple has been unable to plug all of its holes in the increasingly leak supply chain of the company. The latest alleged image leaks, show the purported iPhone 6 size up against the iPhone 5s in all possible angles. Full details after this break!

Although the latest series of image leaks corroborate what’s has been widely expected based on earlier leaks, that the next iPhone will sport with a power button on the right panel of the device, rather on the top panel seen on current iPhone models.

iPhone 6 vs iPhone 5s panel
According to the Nikkei’s point of view, the image posted by him showing the front panel of both the iPhone 5s and yet-to-be-announced iPhone 6. Tipped that the the next iPhone (6) with 4.7-inch variant still features the much-rumored Apple Touch ID, which in other words clarified as a fingerprint sensor debuted with the iPhone 5s launch, integrated on the handset’s Home button.

Yet another set of images shows the alleged 4.7″ iPhone 6 screen glass compared to that of previous iPhone models (iPhone 5c, 5s and 5), all of three sporting 4-inch display, and now this leaked screen glass of the bigger iPhone 6 model rumored to be available in Black and White colors. While, the 9to5mac claims, that the availability of these parts confirms that the new iPhone model is in mass-production.


The images do not indicate any breakthrough new features for the next-generation iPhone, but the availability of these parts indicates that the new iPhone is nearing mass-production ahead of a launch this fall”.

The Gforgames have first picked the Chinese report who claims that Apple might face yeild issues in an attempt to meet the thin quotient, and notes, “Apple might’ve decided to use only one brightness enhancement film (BEC) in its backlit LCD display in order to save up space.

What the aforementioned claim means is that the Cupertino-based giant will likely face production issues as the remaining layer has to fit well.

Followed by the reports, also speculates that the components, like backlight, orders will be taken over by Omron and Radiant from Minebea, which is currently the supplier of such backlight parts for the forthcoming iPhone model. Adding some chilli to this report, also claims that the alleged iPhone 6 mass production is reportedly expected to begin in July, while the iOS smartphone can be apparently be released in September possibly.