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  • Last update: Tuesday 23 September 2014 [358 news items]

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...

New iPhone shipments to fall below 15 million units in 3Q12, say sources

Aug 22, 13:55

Projected shipments of a new iPhone in the third quarter of 2012 are likely to fall below 15 million units compared to 20 million units forecast previously due to low yield rates...

Shipments of current iPhones to grow 10-15% sequentially in 3Q12 despite pending release of new iPhone, say sources

Aug 21, 13:55

Shipments of current iPhone models, mainly iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, are expected to grow 10-15% sequentially in the third quarter of 2012 despite mounting market speculation indicating...

China market: China Unicom may not continue contract-bundled sale of iPhone, says report

Aug 17, 01:05

China Unicom, the only WCDMA mobile telecom in China, began 24-month contract-bundles of iPhone 4 in September 2010 and, as initial contracts will expire in September 2012, may not...

TXC obtains additional orders for quartz devices used in new iPhone, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 16, 12:43

TXC, a Taiwan-based maker of quartz crystal devices, has received additional orders for 1612 quartz devices for use in a new version of iPhone, with shipments to increase from six...

FPCB maker Career July revenues hit record high; new iPhone to push sales higher in 3Q12

Aug 10, 14:58

Flexible PCB maker Career Technology saw its consolidated revenues gain 14.2% sequentially and 12.3% on year to top an all-time high of NT$1.145 billion (US$38.22 million) in July.

HTC sees revenues down sharply on-year in July

Newswatch - Aug 7, 11:41

HTC saw its revenues dip 16.7% on month and 44.5% on year to a five-month low of NT$25 billion (US$834.45 million) in July. For the first seven months of 2012, revenues amounted to...

Low yield rates of in-cell touch panels might disrupt new iPhone delivery schedule and shipments, say rumors

Jul 31, 14:41

Rumors recently circulated in the touch-panel industry have claimed that yield rates of the in-cell touch panels at Japan Display, LG Display and Sharp - reportedly the panel producers...

Pegatron starts production of new version of iPhone, say sources

Jul 23, 11:34

Pegatron has begun production of a new version of the Apple iPhone at its factory in Shanghai, eastern China, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

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iPhones shipments expected to reach 20-25 million in 3Q12, say sources

Jul 19, 11:59

As volume production of a new version of iPhone will start in August 2012, the total shipments for the new and legacy models in the third quarter are expected to reach 20-25 million...

NAND flash makers worried about possible delay of new iPhone

Jul 18, 13:43

Recent speculation that the launch of Apple's next-generation iPhone could be delayed is drawing concerns from NAND flash chipmakers over the strength of demand in the second half...

Delayed launch of new iPhone to hold back total iPhone shipments in 3Q12, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 18, 13:38

Shipments of Apple's iPhones may drop to 25 million units in the third quarter of 2012 if Apple decides to delay the launch of its next-generation iPhone to October, the Chinese-language...

TXC 3Q12 sales to rise 10%

Jul 17, 01:40

Quartz component manufacturer TXC is expected to post sales growth of 10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2012, driven by orders coming from the smartphone sector, according...

Upstream supply chain sees no sign of Apple starting mass production of new iPhone in July

Jun 28, 13:58

Although rumors have circulated in the IT market claiming that Apple may shift forward the launch of its new iPhone to late August hoping to catch back-to-school demand in September,...

Protective component maker Polytronics reports strong sales for May

Jun 18, 15:05

Polytronics Technology, which makes circuit protection components for mobile phones and PCs, saw its revenues grow 10.1% on month and 16.1% on year to hit a record high of NT$164...

Chip vendors gearing up for next-generation iPhone

Jun 15, 12:10

Chip vendors including Qualcomm, Broadcom, STMicroelectronics, NXP, Texas Instruments (TI) and OmniVision reportedly have started stocking their solutions used for Apple's next-generation...

HTC May revenues lower than expected; reduces 2Q12 sales guidance

Jun 7, 01:30

HTC has reported lower than expected revenues of NT$30 billion (US$1 billion) for May, which represented a decline of 3.2% on month and 26.1% on year. HTC also lowered its sales guidance...

Chipbond lands orders for driver ICs used in new iPhone and Samsung TFT-LCD panels

Jun 5, 01:50

Driver IC packaging testing service provider Chipbond Technology has obtained orders for COG (chip on glass) chips used in screens for a new version of the iPhone, and 8-inch gold...

In-cell used for new iPhone may cause tight supply of LTPS touch panels if yield rates not high enough

May 29, 16:34

Production of a new Apple iPhone will kick off at the end of the second quarter or in the third quarter, and if yield rates for the production of in-cell panels used in the smartphone...

Sony to ship in-cell touch panels for next-generation iPhone, say sources

May 24, 01:20

Sony is likely to become one of the in-cell touch panel suppliers for Apple's next-generation iPhone, which is expected to be launched in September or October, according to industry...

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