No delays in iPhone 6 release date
According to the recent update from Apple, ‘there is no delay in the release date of iPhone 6’. Apple has also reported that the production of A8 chip has been taken from Samsung and awarded to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).
Samsung is now out as A8 chip supplier for the next iPhone to come out this 2014.
iPhone 6 release date would touchdown between May and July 2014.
It appears that Apple is making sure that no delays will hit its iPhone 6 production and release calendar and ending Samsung’s A8 manufacturing duties will somehow that release date of the device will remain on track.
Previously, it was reported that TSMC and Samsung will share responsibilities in producing the 64-bit A8 processing chip with the former getting the bulk of the share – at around 70%. But with the South Korean tech giant now out of the picture.
Now the development indicates that preparations for the iPhone 6 market entry this year is in full swing as Apple starts to unleash series of campaigns that clears the way for the iPhone 5S successor.
It is also observed that Apple is offering discounts and gift cards to lure more buyers into taking its iPhone 5S stocks. The iPhone 5S, in particular, is seeing lower prices these days and according to experts, the trend will only continue as launch date of the iPhone 6 approaches.