The iPhone 6 is said to go into production this month, apparently production of the 4.7 inch iPhone 6 s will start this month, and production of the 5.5 inch model will commence in August.
We heard previously that Foxconn would be recruiting a large amount of staff for the production of Apple’s iPhone 6, and now according to a recent report, Foxconn has already started recruiting some 100,000 employees for its factory in Zhengzhou City of Henan Province, northern China.
Foxconn recorded imports worth US$1 billion, mainly handset components, for the factory in June, the chinanew.com report cited the provincial government as indicating. The factory produced 42.9 million handsets in the first half of 2014 and the provincial government hopes that the factory can reach output of 120 million iPhones and 30 million handsets for other vendors in 2014.
Foxconn are expected to produce the majority of Apple’s iPhone 6 models, with other companies also said to be producing the handsets for Apple, and we previously heard rumors that Apple may have ordered as many a 90 million handsets from the company.
The iPhone 6 is rumored to go on sale in September,the handset is expected be be made official on the 9th of September and hit the stores worldwide on the 19th of September, this is apparently for the 4.7 inch model, it is not clear as yet on whether the 5.5inch model will launch at the same time.