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  • Last update: Monday 7 April 2014 [333 news items]

iPhone 4S carries BOM of US$188, says IHS

Oct 21, 01:35

On the outside, the iPhone 4S may have disappointed some with its perceived lack of new features. But on the inside, the latest member of the iPhone line includes a wealth of innovation,...

Some iPhone suppliers likely to record shipment declines in 4Q11, say sources

Oct 20, 16:52

Some suppliers in the iPhone supply chain may see their shipments decline sequentially in the fourth quarter due to a high base recorded in the previous quarter, although Apple CEO...

iPhone 4S shows key design and component changes, says IHS

Oct 17, 10:19

While much of the coverage of Apple's iPhone 4S announcement focused on the new device's similarity to the iPhone 4, an IHS analysis of the product illustrates key changes in the...

Pegatron lands higher-than-expected iPhone 4S orders, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 12, 11:47

Pegatron Technology has landed orders for 15 million units of the iPhone 4S from Apple with shipments reaching 2-2.5 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011, the Chinese-language...

Apple says iPhone 4S pre-orders top one million in first 24 hours

Oct 11, 14:04

Apple announced October 10 that pre-orders of its iPhone 4S have topped one million in a single day, surpassing the previous single day pre-order record of 600,000 held by iPhone...

PCB suppliers see drop in 4Q11 orders

Oct 7, 01:15

Combined orders placed with Taiwan-based PCB manufacturers for the fourth quarter of 2011 are likely to slip 15% or more sequentially, according to industry sources. Demand across...

With iPhone 4S intro, Apple misses out on booming low-end smartphone market, says IHS iSuppli

Oct 6, 15:53

While many observers reacted with disappointment that Apple did not announce a high-end iPhone 5 model on Tuesday – the real letdown was the company's failure to introduce a...

Android, Window Phone smartphone vendors to expand market share on disappointing iPhone 4S, say sources

Oct 6, 01:20

The newly released iPhone 4S lags behind some mainstream smartphones as far as specifications are concerned, giving rival companies in either the Android or Windows Phone camps, including...

Pegatron may see future iPhone 4S orders drop

Oct 6, 01:00

Pegatron Technology, despite already having landed orders for 10 million iPhone 4Ss from Apple, may see its future iPhone 4S order volumes start dropping as consumer demand for the...

Apple iPhone 4S announced, '5' likely to arrive in late 2012 or 2013

Oct 5, 09:53

Defying some expectations that Apple would introduce the iPhone 5 - an entirely new model supporting 4G - the company instead rolled out the iPhone 4S - an update of the existing...

Apple iPhone 4S

Apple iPhone sales to maintain momentum in 3Q11 and beyond, says IHS

Oct 4, 16:53

Prior to the upcoming introduction of a new iPhone or iPhones - expected to be announced October 4 - market research firm IHS iSuppli has listed quick facts about the new iPhone in...

Share of smartphone platforms set to change in 4Q11

Oct 3, 14:45

Global market share of the major smartphone platforms may undergo some changes in the fourth quarter of 2011 due the launch of next generation smartphones from Apple, Nokia and Android-handset...

Defect in Wintek-made touch panels may influence initial iPhone 5 shipments

Sep 23, 01:00

A defect has presented in some iPhone 5 touch panels produced by Wintek which may affect the ability to meet initial shipment targets for the launch which is expected in October,...

Apple iPhone 4

Suppliers of iPhone 5 supply chain gearing up production

Sep 8, 01:30

Suppliers in the iPhone 5 supply chain in Taiwan have geared up production recently with volume shipments of the new Apple smartphones to begin soon. Production of iPhone 5s at OEM...

TPK sees mild revenue decline in August

Sep 6, 15:25

Touch panel maker TPK Holding has reported consolidated revenues of NT$11.09 billion (US$381.27 million) for August 2011, with a less-than-expected decline of 6% on month as reductions...

iPhone 5 to have smaller than 4-inch panel, say sources

Aug 29, 17:08

Despite rumors about iPhone 5 featuring a 4.2-inch panel circulating within the IT market for a while, following a leak from Apple's website in Switzerland in early August, sources...

Over expansion may hurt profits of touch sensor makers

Aug 16, 16:41

Touch sensor suppliers in Taiwan could see lower profitability in third-quarter 2011 as a result of over expansion if there is oversupply, according to the industry sources.

Apple hikes 2H11 iPhone orders to over 56 million units

Aug 15, 10:31

Apple has upward adjusted the total order volume for iPhones, consisting of iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4 CDMA and iPhone 5, for the second half of 2011 by 12-13%, from 50 million...

Commentary: The trends and challenges of the touch panel industry

Aug 8, 14:53

Touch panels have expanded the markets for smartphones, tablet PCs, e-book readers, automotive devices and digital signage. The development of the touch panel industry, according...

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Wintek sees increased July revenues

Aug 3, 01:20

Touch panel maker Wintek reported July revenues of NT$8,561 million (US$297 million), an on-month increase of 16% and on-year increase of 61%. Accumulated revenues from January-July...

Pegatron to begin shipments of iPhone 5 in September

Aug 3, 01:10

Pegatron Technology has landed orders for 10 million units of iPhone 5 to become the second ODM of the smartphone. Shipments will start in September, according to industry sources.

Memory spot market remains weak, says inSpectrum

Jul 29, 16:36

Slow demand again dragged overall price trends for both DRAM and NAND flash at the spot market this week (July 25-29), according to inSpectrum.

Mango phones to compete with new iPhone in September

Jul 29, 01:25

Branded handset vendors including HTC, Samsung Electronics, and LG Electronics all plan to launch Microsoft's Mango-based smartphones in September, competing neck and neck with the...

Primax sees monthly CCM capacity fully loaded in 3Q11

Jul 21, 01:35

Taiwan-based compact camera module (CCM) maker Primax Electronics, a supplier of iPhone CCMs, has landed orders from Apple for the upcoming iPhone model, and already has its 15 million...

New MacBook Air shipments expected to stay strong from June to August

Jul 21, 01:15

Shipments of Apple's just released third-generation MacBook Air from the supply chain already reached 400,000-500,000 units in June and the volume is expected to remain strong throughout...

Foxconn boosting production efficiency and yields to secure Apple orders

Jul 21, 01:10

After having to share Apple's next generation iPhone orders with Pegatron Technology, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is internally working on raising its production...

iPhone 3GS

Three Taiwan GaAs makers to benefit from new iPhone launch

Jul 13, 14:05

GaAs component suppliers Avago, TriQuint and Skyworks reportedly will share Apple's orders for GaAs components used in the new iPhone to be launched in the third quarter, and this...

Teardown of HTC ThunderBolt provides insights on rumored LTE iPhone, says IHS iSuppli

Jul 11, 15:58

If the rumors are true that the next-generation iPhone will support 4G LTE, the new Apple smartphone likely will be significantly more expensive to make than the current iPhone 4...

VIA sells S3 Graphics to HTC

Jul 7, 01:00

Taiwan-based chipset maker VIA Technologies has announced it will sell its shareholdings in S3 Graphics to its affiliate company High Tech Computer (HTC) for US$300 million. The action...

Taiwan notebook ODMs see slight sequential shipment growth in 2Q11

Jul 5, 01:30

Taiwan-based notebook makers, facing an impact from Japan's earthquake, competition from tablet vendors and the fact brand vendor significantly cleared inventory, saw their notebook...

Pegatron receives orders for 15 million iPhone 5s from Apple

Jul 5, 01:10

Taiwan-based notebook maker Pegatron Technology is estimated to have landed orders for 15 million iPhone 5s (iPhone 4S) from Apple and is set to start shipping in September of 2011,...

iPhone 5 and iPad 3 upstream suppliers begin to prepare materials

Jul 1, 16:10

Taiwan-based companies included in the supply chain for iPhone 5 and iPad 3 have begun to prepare materials for the production of the two devices, which are likely to make their debuts...

Apple iPhone 5 said to come with dual LED flash

Jun 23, 01:20

Recent market rumors have indicated that Apple's iPhone 5 is likely to come with a dual-LED flash with Taiwan-based LED packaging firms Everlight Electronics, Edison Opto and Lite-On...

Foxconn will not quit notebook manufacturing, says company chairman

Jun 9, 02:10

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo, at a recent investors meeting, stated that Foxconn...

OmniVision, Avago reportedly win significant orders for iPhone 5

Jun 7, 16:57

OmniVision has grabbed a majority of total CMOS image sensor (CIS) orders placed by Apple for the fifth-generation iPhone, market sources have claimed. Meanwhile, power amplifier...

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    Apple iPhone 5c smartphone

    Apple's iPhone 5c features a new design in five colors - blue, green, pink, yellow and white. The smartphone is equipped with a 4-inch Retina display, Apple's A6 chip, and the 8-megapixel...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

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    Apple iPhone 5s smartphone

    Apple has announced the iPhone 5s featuring a new A7 chip, making the smartphone one of the early models to have 64-bit desktop-class architecture. The iPhone 5s have several new...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

  • Apple+iPhone+5+smartphone

    Apple iPhone 5 smartphone

    Apple has announced the iPhone 5, with a new 4-inch Retina display, an Apple-designed A6 chip, and ultrafast wireless technology. The iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6, an advanced mobile...

    Photo: Company, Sep 17.

  • Apple+iPod+touch

    Apple iPod touch

    The new iPod touch runs on iOS 5, which includes over 200 new features including iMessage, Game Center, Notifications and Wi-Fi Syncing to iTunes. iMessage brings the functionality...

    Photo: Company, Oct 6.

  • Apple+iPhone+4S

    Apple iPhone 4S

    Apple has announced iPhone 4S, which comes with the dual-core A5 chip, an 8-megapixel camera, full 1080p HD resolution video recording, and Siri voice recognition tool. Apple's dual-core...

    Photo: Company, Oct 5.

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