'Let's meet at our place': Apple's launch event announced

Apple Park Steve Jobs Theater

According to the New York Times, it will have a starting price of $999 for the 64GB model. Samsung is taking advantage of that by charging a ton of money for those displays. At the same time, Apple made a decision to ditch the physical home button that contains fingerprint sensors for unlocking the device. To many, he is considered to be the "best Apple analyst on the planet" because of his abilty to be able to understand and predict the nature of Apple and how they upgrade their devices. During the event, expect to see Apple also announce the release dates for the iPhone 7S and 7S Plus, though iPhone 8 is unquestionably the star of the show. Unlike the OLED displays made by Samsung, those produced in Vietnam by an affiliate of Samsung Electronics specifically for the iPhone 8 have the touch panel outside the screen.

It's like having an iPhone 7 Plus display in an iPhone 7 body. The tech giant has released an Apple Events app that you can download to your Apple TV box. According to reports, the smartphone will have a curved OLED display.

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Among the features expected in the flagship iPhone will include gesture controls replaced the classic home button that has been a feature for years.

Shipping hundreds of millions of devices creates some incredible supply chain issues. A single component shortage could create a bottleneck for the entire production.

"We believe the survey suggests that awareness of potential for this year's iPhone to be a more robust upgrade is relatively low", the investment bank's analysts wrote in a research note for clients on Tuesday.

The theater, named after the late Apple co-founder, resembles a giant, sleek circular sailor hat, that-like Apple's main campus-is covered with glass windows.

The glitches, which occurred early in the manufacturing process, set back the phone's production timetable by about a month. LG's current OLED displays are also nowhere near as good as Samsung's displays - just look at this Ars Technica comparison. If you work out the sums, you end up paying $649.92 in two years.

How Many Different Phones Will Apple Sell? But Samsung is also an important supplier.

Word is, Apple is "in urgent need of finding a second source of OLED", following reports that the only company in the world capable of making OLED to the standard it requires, Samsung Display, is pushing their prices up.

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