French website nowhereelse.fr published photos leaked by an “informant” on Thursday who claims the allegedly leaked photos show the iPhone 6s front cover glass in production, which may suggest that mass manufacturing of Apple’s next-generation iPhone has already begun.
Apple Insider noted in a report that the screen seen in the pictures is “aesthetically identical” to that of the current iPhone 6 models available and that the source of the leaked photos was unable to determine the material of the screens are whether or not they offered pressure-sensitive display technology known as Force Touch, which is borrowed from the Apple Watch.
As for rumors surrounding the iPhone 7’s appearance, SlashGear‘s Chris Burns explored the possibility that the iPhone 7 could revert back to a more retro iPhone 4 styling in a report in which he examined patent information filed by the tech giant.
While an exact iPhone 6S release date is presently unclear, Samsung has scheduled its Galaxy Note 5 to be released early in August — ahead of the 6S — and The Telegraph reports that an allegedly leaked internal email places the new iPhone’s release date in September.
In other Apple news, the company has managed to reignite rumors of a self-driving electric Apple car by hiring automotive industry experts including Fiat Chrysler’s former manager of global quality, Doug Betts, and one of Europe’s leading experts in autonomous vehicle research, Paul Furgale.
Apple Inc., an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, was founded by Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne and Steve Wozniak on April 1, 1976. The company designs, develops and sells consumers electronics, online services, personal computers and computer software.
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