Foxconn has proposed the buyout, which would give Sharp the chance to offload a failing unit.
Splish-splash? The latest leak allegedly promises an iPhone you can take in the bath and then drop onto a charging pad, cable-free.
The photos seemingly provide more backing for rumors that have been floating about the past few months about the next iPhone.
The company is reportedly ordering a hefty number of units from manufacturers -- significantly higher than Wall Street has been expecting.
Next year, Google will sell a smartphone that lets you swap in interchangeable parts to get new abilities.
A move could help Foxconn lower its manufacturing costs, though Apple customers won't likely see those savings.
The shedding of its basic phone business is the latest ripple from Microsoft's disastrous deal to buy Nokia's mobile operations. Redmond should get out of phones altogether.
Microsoft will sell its low-end phone business for $350 million, and a new Finnish company called HMD will sell Nokia-branded, Android-powered phones and tablets.
The company could end up adding an iPhone 7 Pro or Plus Premium to the mix, says blog site Mobipicker.
The Republican presidential frontrunner's vow to get Apple to "build their damn computers and things in this country" would lead to unrealistically high costs for you.