Friday 6 October 2023
Foxconn expects substantial revenue growth in 4Q23
Foxconn (Hon Hai Technology) expects substantial revenue growth compared to the prior quarter in the fourth quarter of 2023, buoyed by a seasonal pickup in shipments for major customer...
Monday 4 September 2023
Apple iPhone 15 orders for 2H23 less than iPhone 14's for 2H22, according to DIGITIMES Research
With global smartphone demand likely to remain in a weak state in the second half of 2023, Apple, like all other smartphone brands, also turned conservative with its iPhone shipment...
Friday 19 May 2023
High-end iPhones are popular; Pro series selling better than ever
A consumer survey conducted by CIRP (Consumer Intelligence Research Partners) on Apple product purchases in the US showed that in the first quarter of 2023, high-end iPhone models...
Friday 5 May 2023
Global smartphone shipments remain in a slump, says Omdia
Worldwide smartphone shipments totaled 268.5 million units in the first quarter of 2023, according to the latest Omdia smartphone preliminary shipment report. Compared to the previous...
Thursday 4 May 2023
Global smartphone shipments decline 13% in 1Q23; China market shrinks 11%
Global smartphone shipments declined 13% on year to 269.8 million units in the first quarter of 2023, according to the latest Canalys report. The drop in demand has begun to level...
Friday 21 April 2023
Apple iPhone 14 the top OLED smartphone on market in March
With iPhones accounting for four of the top-five models in terms of unit sales in the first quarter of 2023, Apple is undoubtedly the most popular brand in the OLED smartphone business,...
Wednesday 19 April 2023
Global smartphone market shows signs of stability with a 12% decline in 1Q23, says Canalys
The global smartphone market experienced a fifth consecutive quarter of decline, falling by 12% on year in the first quarter of 2023, according to Canalys.
Tuesday 14 February 2023
iPhone 14 Pro Max costs 3.7% more to make than iPhone 13 Pro Max, says Counterpoint Research
The blended bill of materials (BoM) cost for the iPhone 14 Pro Max with 128GB Nand flash is about US$464, a 3.7% increase from that of the iPhone 13 Pro Max, according to Counterpoint...
Monday 30 January 2023
China market: Smartphone shipments hit 10-year low
China's smartphone market finished 2022 with an annual shipment of 287 million units, representing an on-year decline of 14% and hitting a 10-year low, according to Canalys Researc...
Friday 30 December 2022
Suppliers see part of new iPhone orders deferred to 1Q23
IC and component suppliers have seen parts of orders for the iPhone 14 series deferred to the first quarter of 2023, according to industry sources.
Monday 12 December 2022
Pegatron reports weak November revenue due to weak sales of standard iPhone models
Pegatron's monthly revenue report for November saw a clear decline. Besides the consumer electronics sector entering its traditional slack season, another crucial factor is the lack...
Thursday 24 November 2022
Component suppliers see new iPhone sales remain solid
Despite recent rumors about substantial cutbacks in orders for Apple's latest iPhones, component makers have said that the order pull-ins still follow seasonal patterns in the fourth...
Thursday 10 November 2022
China unveils new policies to solicit foreign investments in manufacturing operations
China's severe COVID lockdown measures and tough sanctions from the US have sparked concerns that supply chain relocation to India and Vietnam will be accelerated. This has prompted...
Friday 4 November 2022
With Apple unable to prop up handset market all by itself, supply chains in Taiwan brace for slack season
Apple's iPhone 14 series has performed slightly below market expectations despite having better sales momentum than its Android counterparts. Companies in the Apple supply chain are...
Thursday 20 October 2022
Apple to slash orders for iPhone 14 Plus, say sources
Some iPhone 14 supply chain makers and channel operators have confirmed that Apple has decided to cut back its orders for the iPhone 14 Plus due to the sluggish sales of the model,...
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