In a new report published today by DigiTimes, suggests that Apple is looking for a price cut for prices similar to parts suppliers from China components. The resist the idea proposed by the Cupertino company, citing lack of sufficient benefits if they meet the requirements that Apple intended.
It seems that the company is looking for a cut of 20 percent in prices. It is said that the order volume are 30 percent lower Taiwan suppliers who have previously been the beneficiaries to build iPhone 6s family last year.
The report also claims that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Largan Precision are excluded from the requirements of Apple.
It is believed that the company TSMC will be manufactured exclusively the "A10" Apple chip for the "iPhone 7", while Largan Precision has historically supplied camera modules for the iPhone.
The source of information (DigiTimes) has a patchy record as to provide product features Apple. However, it has a good management of information on or with respect to the supply chain for the products of the Cupertino company, useful to have a reference point about trends and factors biggest industry, as this supposed requirement Apple to lower costs of components next smartphone.
The "iPhone 7" in question is expected to be made known at an event in early September. In addition, it is believed that permanently deletes the output analógicapara headphones, yet the device would include a better camera (possibly with optical stabilization), better processor, including technology fast charging and configuration initial storage of 32 GB , among other things.