"This is due to the iPhone 5's larger display -- at 4.0 inches diagonally, compared to 3.5 inches for the iPhone 4S -- and the inclusion of the new in-cell touch screen technology," according to iSuppli. Despite concerns over supply, iPhone 5 sales reached 5 million units sold in its first weekend of availability. That's 1 million more sold than in the first weekend of the iPhone 4S last year. Still, Wall Street had hoped for a better initial performance for the iPhone 5, with estimates reaching as high as 10 million units sold. One analyst said that 6 million units sold would be a "worst-case scenario."CNET has contacted Apple for comment on the reported supply shortfall. We will update this story when we have more information.
Correction at 8:10 a.m, PT: The number of iPhone 4s units sold in its first weekend has been fixed, Apple relies on a couple of companies to produce iPhone 5 displays, and they're having trouble producing as many screens as the company needs, Apple might be suffering from an iPhone 5 supply shortfall, all because of its new display technology, Apple relies primarily on LG Display and more recently on Sharp to produce the iPhone 5's screen, notes a Bloomberg report, However, Sharp has faced some trouble with defects and didn't start shipping screens until the pocket french bulldog - black iphone case smartphone's debut, a Barclays analyst stated, according to Bloomberg..
A YouTube video posted by one user clearly shows the static lines hopping across the screen. Some posters believe the problem made be software related, especially since Apple changed the look and layout of the App Store and iTunes store in iOS 6. An Apple Support rep reportedly told one user that he thinks it's a software issue. I've entered my iTunes password several times on my iPhone 4S with iOS 6 to download apps and haven't see any static lines. But a fellow CNET reporter with an iPhone 5 told me that he saw the static lines when he entered his password. So the problem could be specific to the iPhone 5.
iPhone 5 users pocket french bulldog - black iphone case have reported other glitches, such as nicks and scratches on the side, light leaking out, and of course, gaffes in Apple's Maps app, It's not unusual for technical glitches to start popping up once a new device reaches so many consumers, Apple said yesterday that it sold 5 million iPhone 5 handsets over the weekend, Past devices have been hit by their share of issues, notably the iPhone 4's infamous antenna problem, CNET contacted Apple for comment and will update the story when we receive more information..
Another possible glitch has hit the new iPhone as some users see lines of static flashing across the keyboard when they enter their iTunes password. Some iPhone 5 users are seeing lines in front of their eyes, at least when they key in their passwords. Users chiming in on MacForums and on Apple's Discussion Forums say that lines of static appear across their keyboard as they type. But the problem seems to occur only when they enter their passwords at the App Store or iTunes store. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.