rediff.com
News APP

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  gplay

Rediff News  All News 
Rediff.com  » Business » Apple to take on Samsung with bigger iPhones

Apple to take on Samsung with bigger iPhones

June 24, 2014 12:54 IST

Image: Apple iPhone.
Photographs: Reuters

Apple Inc's suppliers will begin producing larger versions of the iPhone in China next month, Bloomberg reported citing sources.

Apple to take on Samsung with bigger iPhones


Photographs: Reuters

Apple is ramping up production of iPhones with 4.7 and 5.5-inch screen sizes, which may be shipped to retailers around September, the report said.

Tags: Samsung

Apple to take on Samsung with bigger iPhones


Photographs: Courtesy, Apple

Apple launches new versions of the smartphone line that drives half its business around the fall of every year. 

Tags: Samsung

Apple to take on Samsung with bigger iPhones


Photographs: Courtesy, Samsung

The industry has speculated for some time now that Apple intends to design and sell a device with a larger screen, to fend off Samsung phones with much bigger displays that have proven popular in Asia and elsewhere.

Apple to take on Samsung with bigger iPhones


Photographs: Courtesy, Apple

Hon Hai Precision Industry will recruit over 100,000 people in mainland China to produce the newest iPhone from Apple, Taiwan's Economic Daily News reported on Monday, in what the report called the firm's largest single hiring spree in China.

Apple to take on Samsung with bigger iPhones


Photographs: Courtesy, Apple

Fellow Taiwanese contract manufacturer Pegatron Corp will also expand its workforce in one mainland factory by 30 percent, in response to expected high demand for the new iPhone. 

Apple was not immediately available for comment outside regular U.S. business hours. 

Source: REUTERS
© Copyright 2022 Reuters Limited. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Reuters content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Reuters. Reuters shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.