In April, it was stated that Catcher Modern technology would be providing Apple with metal coverings for the iPhone 6. Now, China’s Economic Daily News (via Digitimes) mentions that Apple has declined Catcher’s iPhone 6 chassis, rather deciding on to put brief term orders with longtime supply partners Jabil and Foxconn.


Apple supposedly had issues with problems discovered in the attaching locations between the plastic and steel parts within the casings, which was triggered by Catcher’s anodizing procedure. The issues with the housings could take 2-3 months to fix, which could call for Apple to depend on other supply companions.

Apple’s 4.7-inch iPhone 6 is expected to enter mass manufacturing last month for a launch this autumn. Records have actually additionally suggested that Apple will additionally introduce a bigger, 5.5-inch variation of the iPhone 6 at some time, with Bloomberg noting the other day that Apple may release both sizes of the device at the exact same time.

Aside from a larger display, the iPhone 6 is anticipated to consist of a thinner design, a faster A8 processor, an enhanced cam, and more.

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