Apple rumored to switch to automated battery assembly for ‘iPhone 6’

“Batteries for Apple’s next-generation iPhone may be assembled on fully automated production lines in China, rather than through manual labor, a new rumor out of the Far East claims,” AppleInsider reports.

“Alleged details on Apple’s manufacturing process for the company’s anticipated ‘iPhone 6’ were shared on Monday by DigiTimes, a Taiwanese publication with a notorious reputation for being the source of bogus Apple-related rumors,” AppleInsider reports. “However, in the case of its latest story, there is a precedent, as Apple already relies heavily on automation, rather than worker-driven manual assembly, for its made-in-America Mac Pro and iMac desktops.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]

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