Lazard Capital Markets analyst is predicting that Apple will begin production on a high-end iPhone with 32GB of flash memory and a low-end 3G version this spring.
The recently patented technologies for iPhones will certainly be on these phones, an improvements to the video is expected.
The low-end iPhone is expected to run on a 3G network only and will not have WiFi but I do not understand the reason, to pay for a phone that only connects to a 3G network that behaves like a edge network!
The analyst predicts the shipments of new devices to be around 3.8 million to 4 million in the first quarter, much higher than the Wall Streets expectation of 3 million to 3.5 million units.
These coupled with 8GB,16GB and 32GB iPods and other iPhones should provide a busy period for NAND Flash manufacturers
Read more at Lazard Capital Markets
Thursday, April 16, 2009