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Here’s Why Apple Won’t Release The iPhone 8 This Year


Apple is known for the yearly churning out of their much awaited phones but apparently there won’t be one in 2016.

A Deutsche Bank analyst has released a research note stating Apple will not launch the iPhone 8 in 2017, according to Business Insider.

The leak spells out that ‘key component shortages and technical challenges’ are behind the major delay of the 10th anniversary smartphone.

The ValueWalk report was published on Business Insider, reading:

Report suggests no new iPhone 8 this calendar year.

As we have written in previous [research notes], several supply chain reports have suggested that key component shortages and technical challenges could delay the release of a high-end iPhone 8 device this fall.

We believe this report further underscores the uncertainty around the timing of Apple’s next- generation iPhone model.

Digitimes. Said earlier this month in a report, pointing out ‘lamination process of curved OLED panels, and the adoption of a 3D sensing system may cause the delay of the new iPhone devices’.

Although this year marks Apple’s 10th anniversary of iPhones they are set to do “do something outstanding’’ whether or not a newer phone is set for release.