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...
Friday 6 January 2023
Foxconn enjoys 14% revenue growth in December
Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) saw its December revenue increase 14.2% sequentially, with revenue for the fourth quarter of 2022 rising 12.1% on quarter and 3.5% on year.
Tuesday 20 December 2022
Foxconn enjoys capacity resumption after China eases COVID-19 restrictions
Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) has seen its capacity in China recovering quickly since the Chinese government significantly eased its COVID-19 restrictions. The company's smartphone...
Wednesday 30 November 2022
High-end iPhone delivery period extended due to Foxconn Zhengzhou factory unrest
Despite the strong sales of iPhones in a bad macro environment, recent incidents at Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory site have affected supply stability. Therefore, for the fourth quarter...
Tuesday 8 November 2022
Foxconn posts 6% revenue drop in October
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported that October revenue slipped 5.6% sequentially to NT$776.58 billion (US$24.28 billion). The figures, however, still represented...
Tuesday 1 November 2022
Foxconn still evaluating losses from COVID-hit plant in China
Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) is still evaluating losses arising from its COVID-hit plant in Zhengzhou, China, and is considering measures such as support from other plants to...
Friday 30 September 2022
iPhone 14: hard to replicate long tail effect without production adjustment
Despite the drastically different sales performances of the iPhone 14 Pro series and the iPhone 14, Apple doesn't appear to be adjusting its production volume. Whether or not the...
Friday 30 September 2022
Demand for VCMs used in iPhone 14 Pro better than originally expected
Demand for voice coil motors (VCMs) used in iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max is currently better than originally expected as reflected by shipments in the third quarter of 2022,...
Friday 30 September 2022
Brisk iPhone 14 Pro sales to buoy lens module makers 2H22 revenue
Brisk sales of Apple's iPhone 14 Pro are expected to buoy sales performance of related lens module makers in the second half of 2022, according to market sources.
Thursday 29 September 2022
Apple adjusts production line arrangement as iPhone Pro series sells well
Apple's new iPhone 14 series has been selling well after its official launch in September. However, with the first batch of new products still having a wait time of 5-7 weeks, industry...
Friday 23 September 2022
iPhone 14 Pro series may stabilize Apple market share for high-end models at 60%
Apple's iPhone 14 specs differentiation strategy seems to be working well, given extremely strong pre-order momentum for its Pro models, and the vendor could see its market share...
Wednesday 14 September 2022
Apple iPhone 14 Pro series favorites in Taiwan preorders
Telecom service providers and retailers in Taiwan are optimistic about demand for Apple's iPhone 14 series, which will be available in the local market starting from September 16,...
Tuesday 13 September 2022
Taiwan 3D sensor makers to see 4Q22 sales boosted by new iPhones
Taiwan's 3D sensor supply chain players are expected to see their fourth-quarter revenue performance bolstered by shipments for the newly debuted iPhone 14 series, which, particularly...