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Entry-level iPhone reportedly may adopt plastic chassis

Jan 14, 20:26

Apple's rumored entry-level iPhone reportedly may adopt plastic for its chassis instead of reinforced glass or unibody metal as in the company's standard iPhone models, to save cost,...

Apple reportedly to roll out low-cost iPhone for emerging markets in 2H13

Jan 8, 12:01

Apple will roll out a low-cost version of the iPhone for China and other emerging markets in the second half of 2013, according to supply-chain sources.

Pegatron to see strong 1Q13 due to iPad mini orders

Dec 17, 21:50

Pegatron Technology is expected to see a strong sales performance in the first quarter of 2013 due to estimated strong orders for the iPad mini and iPad mini orders also benefited...

Taiwan market: Telecom carriers offer contract iPhone 5 deals

Dec 12, 16:05

Taiwan's mobile telecom carriers Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) have announced the pricing for their respective contract iPhone...

Apple will most likely continue using in-cell touch panels in its next generation iPhone

Dec 6, 16:03

Apple will most likely continue using in-cell touch panels in its next-generation iPhone due to increased yields for the technology, according to industry sources.

iPhone 5 yield rates improving, say sources

Dec 5, 14:44

Yield rates for the production of iPhone 5 in the supply chain appear to have improved recently, as Apple has shortened the standby period for pre-sale orders in the US and Europe...

Upstream supply chain to push iMac shipments in December

Nov 28, 20:58

As Apple's iMac shipments were reportedly being delayed due to weak yield rates, sources from the upstream supply chain have said that yield issues have improved and related component...

FIH reportedly lands handset orders from Microsoft and Amazon

Nov 26, 22:04

Foxconn International Holding (FIH) has reportedly landed handset orders from Microsoft and Amazon and is set to launch the devices in mid-2013, according to sources from the upstream...

Apple to trial production of iPhone 5S soon, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 12, 16:17

Apple is expected to begin trial production of a new version of its iPhone 5, or iPhone 5S, in December with initial production volumes likely to top 50,000-100,000 units, according...

FIH assembling Apple iPhone 5, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 6, 13:59

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a handset arm of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision), reportedly began assembling iPhone 5s for Apple in October, and the company is expected...

Largan announces over 70% on-year growth in October revenues

Nov 5, 22:55

Largan Precision has announced revenues of NT$2.42 billion (US$82.69 million) for October, up 34.3% on month and 71.46% on year, while the company expects to continue achieving growth...

iPhone 5 shipments to top 40 million units in 4Q12, say sources

Oct 30, 22:25

Shipments of components for iPhone 5 from the supply chain will be ramped up to 13-14 million units in November and to 16-18 million units in December, bringing total shipments of...

Taiwan market: Launch of iPhone 5 may be delayed until late November

Oct 23, 16:55

The launch of iPhone 5 in Taiwan is likely to be deferred until late November or even early December compared to the original schedule set for early November, according to retail...

Mobile DRAM revenues hit record high in 2Q12, IHS says

Oct 18, 10:57

Mobile DRAM revenues rose to the highest level yet in the second quarter of 2012, driven by increased bit shipments and relatively steady pricing, according to IHS iSuppli. Revenues...

Smartphones, tablets causing the IT supply chain to fall into imbalance

Oct 17, 21:45

The rapid growths of the smartphone and tablet markets have started to impact demand in other industries such as desktops, notebooks, and digital still cameras (DSC), while causing...

Galaxy S III display specs beat iPhone 5, but it may not really matter, says IHS

Oct 3, 12:17

The addition of in-cell touch technology has improved the display of the iPhone 5, but it still lags the Galaxy S III smartphone from chief rival Samsung when it comes to screen thinness...

TSMC, chipset players receiving follow-up orders for iPhone 5, say sources

Sep 26, 11:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and chipset players have experienced a new wave of follow-up orders from Apple recently due to stronger than expected sales of iPhone...

IHS teardown reveals many iPhone 5 components change, but most suppliers remain the same

Sep 26, 10:32

A physical teardown of the iPhone 5 confirms the bill of materials (BOM) and manufacturing cost reported last week in an IHS iSuppli virtual teardown. The low-end model with 16GB...

Apple iPhone 5 puts labor shortage pressure on Foxconn

Sep 25, 15:40

Due to strong market demand, Apple's iPhone 5 orders rose significantly from only 8-10 million units in September to 14-16 million units in October, a growth close to 60%, and the...

Non-iPhone brands to counter iPhone 5 with more NFC-enabled models, say sources

Sep 24, 16:32

Although Apple's iPhone 5 is expected to enjoy strong sales, the lack of NFC (near field communication) functionality in the latest iPhone model will allow rival brands to differentiate...

Taiwan market: Parallel-imported iPhone 5 available for sale at 40-50% higher prices, says newspaper

Newswatch - Sep 21, 11:35

As iPhone 5 is initially available for sale in certain markets on September 21, the new Apple smartphones parallel-imported into Taiwan, mainly from Hong Kong and Australia, are...

Apple iPhone 5 carries US$199 BOM, says IHS

Sep 19, 16:08

The new iPhone 5 carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$199 for the low-end model with 16GB of NAND flash memory, according to a preliminary virtual teardown conducted by the IHS...

TPK, General Interface expected to undertake lamination for in-cell touch panels used in iPhone 5 beginning 4Q12

Sep 17, 11:22

As Japan-based Japan Display and Sharp and South Korea-based LG Display will increase production of in-cell touch panels for use in iPhone 5 from an estimated total of 12-13 million...

Handset accessory firms to benefit from new features of iPhone 5

Sep 14, 15:26

Handset accessory firms expect to see increasing sales of protective cases and loudspeakers due to iPhone 5's new features such as the 4-inch screen and new Lightning connector, according...

iPhone 5 in-cell panel technology receives mixed responses

Sep 14, 14:54

Following the launch of the iPhone 5, the in-cell touch panel technology adopted by the Apple smartphone has generated mixed views from market observers. Some observers say inc-cell...

Commentary: Weakening competition allows Apple to play safe with iPhone 5

Sep 14, 13:52

Apple has finally launched the much-anticipated iPhone 5 with upgraded hardware and software specifications as compared to its predecessor, but not delivering any breakthroughs in...

Taiwan market: iPhone 5 estimated to be available in November

Sep 14, 11:26

Retail channels in Taiwan have estimated that iPhone 5 will land in the Taiwan market in November based on past experience. A relatively small volume will initially be available to...

Digitimes Research: iPhone 5 demand expected to surpass supply in 4Q12

Sep 13, 16:34

Apple on September 12, announced its most important product for 2012 - the iPhone 5 with a panel size increased from 3.5-inches to 4-inches and a resolution improved from 960x640...

iPhone 5 strong debut to affect non-iPhone camp, but may trigger patent war on LTE

Sep 13, 14:53

The iPhone 5 has made a strong debut in terms of design, Retina display, A6 chip, adding 4G LTE, and an upgraded camera that is likely to impact non-iPhone smartphones. The impact...

Apple introduces iPhone 5

Sep 13, 11:06

Apple has announced iPhone 5, the thinnest and lightest iPhone currently, completely redesigned to feature a 4-inch Retina display, an Apple-designed A6 chip, and ultrafast wireless...

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Taiwan makers begin to ship FPCBs, HDI boards for new iPhone

Sep 13, 01:10

Taiwan-based Flexium Interconnect and Zhen Ding Technology Holding have begun shipments of flexible PCBs (FPCBs) for use in the new iPhone, while Taiwan-based Unimicron Technology,...

Arrival of iPhone 5 to spur rebound in Apple shipments, says IHS

Sep 12, 14:00

The arrival of the iPhone 5 will spur a rebound in Apple's smartphone shipments in the third and fourth quarters of 2012 following a decline in the second quarter, IHS iSuppli believes...

Taiwan NOR flash makers reportedly cut into supply chain for iPhones

Sep 4, 01:15

Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have both grabbed NOR flash memory orders for the next iPhone, which will be announced in mid-September, according to sources within...

Apple expected to announce next-generation iPhone in mid-September

Next generation iPhone to have 4-inch screen and 326ppi

Aug 24, 11:14

Apple's next generation iPhone will reportedly have a 4-inch sized screen along with a resolution of 1136 by 640 and 326ppi, making it the number one 4-inch phone in terms of panel...

Partners expect Motorola to change its ODM strategy

Aug 23, 01:05

As Google has recently started reorganizing Motorola Mobility's manpower and product strategy, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs, observing from their orders, expect their handset orders...

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