Apple CEO Tim Cook told German newspaper Bild iPhone 11 sales are off to a "very strong start."
Apple's new iPhones will use recycled rare earth elements in a key component, the company said on Wednesday.
Pre-orders for Apple's latest iPhones have gotten off to a better start than the last cycle a year ago, several Wall Street analysts said on Monday, citing their own research data.
Even last year's A12 Bionic-powered iPhones were comparable to notebooks in terms of performance and the A13 Bionic has now improved on that on all fronts.
The giant elephant in the room at Apple's iPhone launch event on Tuesday starts with a 5 and ends with a G.
"At no time did we find any evidence of forced labour and we can confirm that this facility currently has no interns working overtime," it said in a statement given to AFP.
Company previously replaced fingerprint sensing with Face ID
Japan Display OLED iPhone screens could still be at least two years away, according to a new report today.
But the iPhone won't be the only foldable. The iPad may be the first of Apple's devices to bend to the trend.
Apple Inc.'s suppliers are preparing to produce components for up to 75 million new iPhones in 2019's second half, roughly the same number as a year earlier, according to people familiar with the matter.
Trade wars are continuing to prompt Apple to rethink some of its manufacturing and supply chain options, with the iPhone maker said to be examining the situation of an ongoing tiff between South Korea and Japan, one which could lead to Apple using China's BOE for future iPhone display panels.
As part of its new strategy to focus on driving value in India instead of chasing volumes, Apple has stopped selling the iPhone SE, 6, 6Plus and 6sPlus, three senior industry executives said.
The Chinese government made just 689 requests to Apple to access information about Apple devices, but the requests pertain to a massive 137,595 devices - more than seven times the number of devices in US requests and way over half the worldwide total.
Kuo believes that all new iPhones will support 5G starting in 2021.
The iPhone maker was just awarded a patent for a Foldable cover and display for an electronic device (US Patent No. 10,303,218).
The iPhone 11 is so close.
Foxconn is poised to nominate chip unit boss Liu Young to succeed Terry Gou as chairman in a surprise choice by the iPhone assembler, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
The percentage of Apple's total sales coming from iPhone was down this past quarter.
Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou said the iPhone will go into mass production in India this year, a shift for the largest assembler of Apple's handsets that has long concentrated production in China.
The bank expects iPhone sales to decline 12.4% in 2019 after dropping 3.2% in 2018.
One of Apple's key semiconductor engineers has left the company, even as the iPhone giant tries to take more control over what goes inside its devices.
Workers at Foxconn's Yukang dormitory compound in Zhengzhou queue up to resign from their jobs which attract a basic salary of CNY2,100 (US$314) per month.
South China Morning Post
"While March mix is still bad, the tone in the supply chain is starting to improve and price reductions in China may be starting to clear channel inventory," UBS analyst Timothy Arcuri wrote.
iPhone revenue comes in just slightly below projections.
Apple's largest iPhone assembler, Foxconn Technology Group, is considering producing the devices in India, people familiar with the matter said, a move that could reduce Apple's dependence on China for manufacturing and potentially for sales.
Wall Street Journal
Japan Display in advanced talks with Taiwan's TPK Holding and Chinese state-owned Silk Road Fund about an investment.
Wall Street Journal
iPhone XR became the best-selling iPhone model in November 2018. In contrast, last year in November the more expensive iPhone X was the best-selling model with almost 50% higher volume compared to the iPhone XR in November this year.
Apple will begin assembling its top-end iPhones in India through the local unit of Foxconn as early as 2019, the first time the Taiwanese contract manufacturer will have made the product in the country, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Top iPhone assembler Foxconn Technology is preparing to launch a $9 billion chip-making project in China as tensions intensify between Washington and Beijing over China's tech ambitions.
Nikkei Asian Review
Qualcomm won a second court skirmish in its worldwide patent battle with Apple on Thursday, with the iPhone maker saying it would pull some older models from its German stores.
Apple, facing a court ban in China on some of its iPhone models over alleged infringement of Qualcomm patents, said on Friday it will push software updates to users in a bid to resolve potential issues.
Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities, the most widely followed Apple analyst on Wall Street whose calls typically move the stock, says demand for iPhones is falling way short.
Qualcomm announced that the Fuzhou Intermediate People's Court in China has granted the company's request for two preliminary injunctions against four Chinese subsidiaries of Apple, ordering them to immediately cease infringing upon two Qualcomm patents through the unlicensed importation, sale and offers for sale in China of the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.
The iPhone assembler said earlier this year that the Sino-US trade spat was the biggest challenge it is facing, and its high-level managers were making plans to counter the impact
South China Morning Post
The Supreme Court on Monday wrestled with whether to allow a 40-year-old legal doctrine to derail a class-action lawsuit arguing that Apple uses its monopoly control over the iPhone app market to overcharge customers for apps.
Three years after it first launched, Google is making its cell service a little more official today. Project Fi is graduating into something a little more ambitious and getting a new name in the process: Google Fi. But the bigger news is that it's also going to support more phones - a lot of phones - including the iPhone and "the majority of Android devices."
Apple continued its downward slide Tuesday after US President Donald Trump suggested that 10 percent tariffs could be placed on mobile phones, like the iPhone, and laptops made in China.
We didn't see this coming!
Apple has cut production orders in recent weeks for all three iPhone models launched in September, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing sources.