iPhone 6 availability may be limited by display manufacturing snag

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Apple’s iPhone 6 is widely expected to be announced early next month, however its initial availability may be constrained, according to a new report from Reuters today. The news agency’s sources reveal that the backlight for the new phone had to be revised after the original, aggressively thin, design was found to not be bright enough. This is said to have put production on hold for parts of June and July and the display manufacturers are now “scrambling to get enough screens ready” for launch.

Reuters reiterates the common expectation that there’ll be two sizes for the iPhone 6, with the smaller 4.7-inch displays having entered mass production ahead of the 5.5-inch version. Both are significantly larger than the current 4-inch screen…

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