iPhone 6 Reportedly Entering Final Quality Control Stage Ahead of Mass Production

New reports from Chinese media sources (Google Translate, via G for Games) claim that the iPhone 6 has entered a final product validation testing stage ahead of mass production before its launch this fall. Apple is reportedly working with Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory to produce a small number of units to ensure quality control standards have been implemented, as the device will then be mass produced at Apple's various supply partners.

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Previously, a report last month claimed that Apple had already begun mass production for the iPhone 6, however it is possible that reported production issues may have led to delayed testing and output. It is also unknown whether this final testing stage is for both the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6, as Apple has reportedly had issues in producing the latter's sapphire display and battery life.

Apple's iPhone 6 is expected to be announced at a launch event on Tuesday, September 9. In addition to a larger screen, the device will likely incorporate a thinner, rounded form factor and feature a faster and more efficient A8 chip, as well as an improved camera with stabilization.

Top Rated Comments

farewelwilliams Avatar
105 months ago
Jony: "Alright, everyone happy with their new iPhones?"
Executive Team: *looks at the protruding camera* "ummmm...suuuurrrrreee..."
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
redcarlsen Avatar
105 months ago
"in before such and such comments" is the new "first" comment.
it's not clever. just useless and annoying.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bushido Avatar
105 months ago
now imagine a 4 inch one with better specs coming out still starting at 16GB and the 4.7 one being the delayed device coming "later this fall". oh to witness that uproar would be kinda hilarious.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
I like bananas Avatar
105 months ago
I came here to say "inb4 protruding camera comments".

I was too late.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Steve121178 Avatar
105 months ago
It's going to need far more than just a bigger screen and an incremental update to the camera to make me want to upgrade from my 5s.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jimbo1mcm Avatar
105 months ago
On the ground in Shenzhen Airport!!

I am hiding in a cargo container with a peep hole, trying to see if any pallets of finished Iphones are being loaded. So far, nothing, but I will be here for the next 26 days!!
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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