2015/12/26

iPhone 7 May Be The Last Upgrade Carnival of Apple Phone

Revolutionary character is crucial to iPhone 7, work to develop iPhone 7 seems to be carried out step by step.



According ValueWalk reports, Daniel Ives who is well-known consumer electronics analyst of investment firm FBR Capital represented that, iPhone 7 will be the last one with a substantial upgrade of the Apple smartphone. He said, "On terms substantially upgraded, iPhone 7 will be the last carnival."

Develop New Revenue Growth

In recent years, Apple has been trying to diversify revenue growth, reduce dependence on the iPhone, there are indications that the development of the smart phone market has reached its peak. Elvis said, after the release of iPhone 7, the future Apple may explore other business focus.

Despite Apple's attempts to find new revenue growth beyond its iconic smartphone, but it is still heavily dependent on the iPhone series. 2015 fiscal fourth quarter, iPhone accounted for two-thirds of Apple's revenue, up from 54% in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, and therefore it is clear that, in terms of reducing dependence on the iPhone, Apple has long way to go.

ValueWalk said, iPhone's continued success is certainly a good thing for Apple, but also deepened the outside of Apple "single business" impression. This is obviously trying to avoid Apple wants, Apple has a clear commitment in the next few years will seek new business growth.

Given the recent stock price fell, Apple expects to honor the above commitments as soon as possible. Although Apple's business is still pretty healthy, the stock is still more than $ 100, but compared with the high point this summer or fall by about 20%. Although iPhone sales continue to record a record 2015 fiscal fourth quarter revenue of $ 51.5 billion contribution to Apple, the outside world still think Apple needs to get rid of dependence on the iPhone.

Other Products Not Yet Come Into Vogue

Revenue in the development of products with the iPhone rival, Apple is facing enormous challenges. For example, iPad sales in the "stumble endlessly", Apple Watch, Apple Pay and Apple Music and other Apple development of new products and bring limited revenue. In the most recent quarter, these three products accounted for only 4% of Apple's revenue.

ValueWalk said that despite Apple iPhone 7 have boosted revenue potential, but consecutive year minor improvements may eventually lead to its smart phone product line appealing decline. This is at least the view of analysts, Credit Suisse recently issued Investment Report said, "the next few quarters will be weak iPhone cycle." Apple's iPhone will be closely watched business development, good balance between the old and new products, to ensure the long-term development of the company, without sacrificing short-term revenue.

But analysts agree that the next few years Apple will have to diversify. Holger Mueller, chief analyst at Constellation Research, said Apple iPhone sales are particularly vulnerable to the impact of landslides, which must focus on the diversification of Strategic.

Mueller said, "Apple is too dependent on iPhone, did not find the other growth engine, iPad sales decline appears limited Mac growth next year will be a crucial year for Apple, it or innovation in wearable devices and television, or in order to increase sales the need to cut prices (as last month cut iPad prices). "

Despite the growth shows signs of slowing, but the smart phone market is still growing. Market research firm IDC, the smartphone market this year, an increase of 11%, well below the 24% in 2014. Although iPhone sales particularly strong, long-term prospects of the smart phone market seems stagnant growth.

The Latest Rumors of iPhone 7

ValueWalk noted that the release of iPhone 7, in order to really stimulate consumer purchases, Apple needs to be part of the great features it adds, the latest iPhone 7 rumors mention many major innovations and new features are not surprising. In the latest media reports, iPhone 7 together with the fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C interface, and an improved version of 3D Touch screen.


In addition a new rumor that Apple produced five prototype models iPhone 7, inside which models to assess the market. The news comes from sources close to Apple's supply chain.

More and more signs that the iPhone 7 will have a waterproof, dustproof, because there are a lot of sources in recent weeks mentioned this. In addition, with the outside world is expected next year Apple will be more emphasis on health tracking, planned sale coming months listed several other Apple products will also be waterproof, dustproof function.

Apple's application for a project called "interface with hidden electronic devices," the patent describes is a kind of self-healing elastomer cover interface. It is reported that the patented technology will be applied in the iPhone 7. Other rumors that Apple will remove iPhone 7 of 3.5 mm headphone jack.

As Apple continues to develop iPhone, a revolutionary iPhone 7 is essential to develop iPhone seems to work seven track.

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