Date: Thursday, July 17th, 2014, 10:20
Category: battery, Hardware, iPhone, Pictures
Additional evidence of Apple’s next-gen battery for its upcoming iPhone 6 handset has surfaced. Per French web site Nowhereelse.fr, a picture has been leaked of Apple’s purported 4.7-inch iPhone 6 battery, which is rumored to bump the handset’s battery capacity to 1,800 mAh from the iPhone 5s’s 1,500 mAh unit.
The pictured parts bear a capacity rating of 1,810 mAh and appear to be manufactured by Desay Battery, a supplier previously rumored to have been certified by Apple for the iPhone 6.
Though detailed, the photo does not appear to disclose the battery’s physical dimensions, which are said to have caused a fair amount of frustration in the production process. The company is thought to have had trouble when attempting to slim the parts down by some 30 percent, a reduction reportedly required for the design of Apple’s next-generation handsets.
At least one report from earlier this week suggested that Apple may have solved that dilemma, though the company said to have come through with the solution is Taiwan-based Simplo Technology.
If legitimate, the 1,810 mAh battery in the iPhone 6 would give the handset one of the smallest power reserves in its class. Motorola’s own 4.7-inch Moto X, in comparison, packs a 2,200 mAh battery.
Stay tuned for additional details as they become available.