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Old Jul 10, 2014, 06:54 AM   #1
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Apple Placing Unprecedented Amount of iPhone 6 Orders, First Batch Estimated at 68 Million Units




Taiwan's Business Weekly (Google Translate, via GforGames) reports that Apple has placed an extraordinary amount of orders for the iPhone 6 ahead of its launch this fall, which is said to be twice as large when compared to orders for the iPhone 5 in 2012.

The paper also states that Apple's first iPhone 6 order will consist of 68 million units, with the device finally entering mass production later this month. This is consistent with earlier rumors about the mass production of the 4.7-inch device, although it is unknown if this newest report is referring to joint production of the 4.7-inch and larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6.

Apple is likely pushing for a large initial order of the iPhone 6 in order to avoid the supply issues that surrounded the launches of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5. While some reports have suggested that Apple may launch the 5.5-inch version of the iPhone 6 after the 4.7-inch version due to issues with display technology and battery life, a recent report from Bloomberg suggested that both devices could launch simultaneously.

In addition to a larger display, both versions of the iPhone 6 will most likely feature a thinner, curved-edge casing along with a faster A8 processor and improved camera. Following the trends of the past two iPhone launches, it is also likely that Apple will reveal and launch the iPhone 6 in September.

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Old Jul 10, 2014, 06:57 AM   #3
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Old Jul 10, 2014, 06:57 AM   #4
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Wow, that's a lot of phones - hopefully that will mean less wait time.
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Old Jul 10, 2014, 06:57 AM   #5
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That mockup just screams antennagate. Maybe this is just me, but I like the look of the glass windows.
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Old Jul 10, 2014, 06:58 AM   #6
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68 M?!?! Wow!
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Old Jul 10, 2014, 06:58 AM   #7
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Been with the 4S for 3 years now...I guess it's time to get one of those 68 million iPhones!
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Old Jul 10, 2014, 06:59 AM   #8
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Old Jul 10, 2014, 07:00 AM   #9
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So we don't really have to wait in line for hours anymore? Hah, wonder what Samsungs next ads will be about then.
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Old Jul 10, 2014, 07:00 AM   #10
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Wow, that's a lot of phones - hopefully that will mean less wait time.
Don't worry, this year they have perfected the gold iPhone. They should have at least 100 at launch .
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Old Jul 10, 2014, 07:01 AM   #11
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Don't worry, this year they have perfected the gold iPhone. They should have at least 100 at launch .

No more rare golden phones?!
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Old Jul 10, 2014, 07:02 AM   #12
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Hopefully a bump to at least 10 mp.

We have been at 8 since the 4s.

Yes i would like to crop without losing too much detail
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Old Jul 10, 2014, 07:02 AM   #13
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"In addition to a larger display, both versions of the iPhone 6 will most likely feature a thinner, curved-edge casing along with a faster A8 processor and improved camera."

And sapphire glass
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Hopefully this is true... it's too stressful trying to order at 8:00:01 am on launch/pre-order day...
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Likely will be a camera spec bump
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This will probably be the most popular iPhone yet

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have there been any actual leaks of the 5.5 one yet besides random mockups? dont remember.

feel like only the 4.7 one is in production
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"In addition to a larger display, both versions of the iPhone 6 will most likely feature a thinner, curved-edge casing along with a faster A8 processor and improved camera."

And sapphire glass
That many units has to affect the global price of sapphire.
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have there been any actual leaks of the 5.5 one yet besides random mockups? dont remember.



feel like only the 4.7 one is in production

Nothing "concrete"
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That mockup just screams antennagate. Maybe this is just me, but I like the look of the glass windows.
Er. What?

Personally I was thinking why are they showing that back when it's nothing like any of the leaked backs at all...

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Nothing "concrete"
Is the 6 being made out of concrete? Not sure that's going to help it get much lighter.
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Er. What?



Personally I was thinking why are they showing that back when it's nothing like any of the leaked backs at all...

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Is the 6 being made out of concrete? Not sure that's going to help it get much lighter.

Yeah I think so
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Excellent news, I am ready and waiting.
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Samsung Electronics must be [insert bad word here] themselves right now. They just announced YOY sales and profit decline (3rd straight quarter of profit decline) and this is before Apple's larger screen Phone has even been announced. All that money they spent on marketing and yet they couldn't buy brand loyalty.
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Old Jul 10, 2014, 07:13 AM   #24
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Samsung Electronics must be [insert bad word here] themselves right now. They just announced YOY sales and profit decline (3rd straight quarter of profit decline) and this is before Apple's larger screen Phone has even been announced. All that money they spent on marketing and yet they couldn't buy brand loyalty.

Samsung is surely in trouble lol
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