“Since Apple acquired Dr. Dre’s Beats headphone business back in May of 2014, the two brands have been content to stay separate entities — in branding and function — but that should all change with the arrival of iPhone 7,” Mark Reschke writes for T-GAAP.
“To put it mildly, recent reports of Apple’s forthcoming iPhone 7 feature set have been gloomy, and anything to give iPhone 7 a boost in the flat high-end smartphone market should be a priority for Apple,” Reschke writes. “Shipping iPhone 7 with no headphone jack and wireless Beats earpods, slightly thinner chassis, A10 processor, with dual-camera technology and updated OS, gives the new iPhone the best chance of success, which could very well best iPhone 6S and 6S Plus sales volumes (topping 6 sales is virtually impossible at this time).”
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MacDailyNews Take: “iPhone 7… topping 6 sales is virtually impossible at this time.” iCal’ed.
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