An extremely credible source has leaked a report that states Apple will be cancelling the iPhone X this summer due to slow sales.
AppleInsider has managed to obtain a report from acclaimed KGI securities analyst Ming-Cho Kuo that say’s Apple are disappointed with sales of the expensive handset which has led to a decision to cancel production in the summer. This in unprecedented for Apple and marks the first time a handset has been cancelled in its first year since the iPhone 5C in 2014.
The Chinese market has been mentioned as a large factor in the cancellation and the report cites China’s disinterest in the device as a main reason. China has been falling out of love with Apple for a few years now, favouring home brands over foreign. And big screen’s dictate the market and the iPhone X’s notch has been seen as removing too much usable space. The iPhone 8 Plus offers more screen for less cost. Continue reading The iPhone X is Getting Cancelled This Summer!
Now the US Congress is involved with the head of the US Senate writing to Apple to demand answers.
Apple recently admitted to slowing down iPhone’s in a bid, they claim, to prolong the life of ageing batteries found in the devices. Many users weren’t happy with the revelations and multiple high profile law suits have been raised in the US.
Now problems for the company look to get worse as the head of the Senate Commerce Committee, Senator John Thune has written to Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, to demand answers and an explanation to the problems. The committee also wants to know why the company didn’t offer free battery replacements.
The letter comes after confirmation from French prosecutors that the countries Finance Ministry Fraud Control department is launching their own investigation to find out exactly what went wrong with iPhone’s and determine if Apple could of, and should of handled the situation differently. Continue reading Apple’s Legal Problems in the US Continue Over iPhone Slowing