Wednesday 24 February 2016
iPhone supply chain makers suffer decreased revenues
Sales performance of major suppliers in the iPhone 6s device supply chain is likely to stay flat in the first half of 2016 due to decreased orders from Apple, according to industry...
Friday 8 January 2016
iPhone 6s/6s Plus-related orders to fall short of expectations by 10-30% in 1Q16, say Taiwan makers
Makers in the iPhone supply chain are expected to see their orders fall short of expectations by 10-30% in the first quarter of 2016 as Apple has continued to adjust its inventory...
Thursday 1 October 2015
Taiwan market: iPhone 6s/6s Plus to hit local shelves on October 9
The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available in the Taiwan market on October 9, and most telecom operators have begun taking pre-orders online or at retail outlets.
Tuesday 14 July 2015
Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 5 in mid-August, say sources
Samsung Electronics will unveil its new flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 5 in New York on August 12 and launch the model in major markets on August 14, according to sources at Taiwan-based...
Thursday 9 July 2015
Large-screen smartphone shipments to rise 66% in 2015, says IC Insights
Large-screen smartphones, or phablets with displays of five inches or greater, are on track to surpass worldwide shipments of tablet computers in 2015, according to IC Insights. The...
Monday 25 May 2015
New iPhones reportedly to use smaller LED backlighting chips
Apple, in order for its next-generation iPhones to become slimmer and lighter, will reportedly adopt 0.4t (dimensions of 3.0 x 0.85 x 0.4mm) LED chips for backlight units (BLUs),...
Thursday 14 May 2015
FPCB suppliers Zhen Ding, Flexium perform well in January-April
Taiwan-based flexible PCB suppliers in the iPhone supply chain, including Zhen Ding Technology Holding and Flexium Interconnect, performed extremely well in the first four months...
Monday 27 April 2015
Over 60 million iPhone 6s to be shipped in 2Q15, say Taiwan makers
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus shipments in the second quarter of 2015 are expected to exceed 60 million units, more than the originally expected 50 million units, according to Taiwan-based...
Wednesday 15 April 2015
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge pricier to build, cheaper to buy than comparable Apple iPhone 6 Plus, says IHS
The recently released Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is the most expensive Galaxy S line smartphone yet built, but has a lower retail price than a comparable iPhone 6 Plus, according to a...
Friday 13 February 2015
Pegatron subsidiary rolls out cases for iPhone 6 devices
Pegacasa, a subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, has rolled out a series of decorative cases for iPhone 6 devices in corporation with Taiwan-based Eslite Bookstore.
Thursday 6 November 2014
NAND flash controller unlikely the cause of recent iPhone 6 Plus problem
Reports claimed recently that some 128GB iPhone 6 Plus users have their devices shut off without warning when downloading apps, with some users stating the phone has issues when more...
Thursday 23 October 2014
Apple rumored to raise payments to accelerate iPhone 6 Plus production
Seeing higher-than-expected iPhone 6 Plus demand, Apple is rumored to be considering raising its payments to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) by 20-25% to encourage...
Tuesday 21 October 2014
Apple likely to supply more iPhone 6 Plus to satisfy strong demand from China, say sources
Apple may have to adjust again the supply ratios of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus due to higher than expected demand for the iPhone 6 Plus in China, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 8 October 2014
Demand for non-Apple notebooks, tablets may remain weak until 2Q15, say Taiwan makers
Under large pressure due to booming sales of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and new iPad models possibly to be launched in the fourth quarter and Apple Watch expected to be launched...
Tuesday 7 October 2014
Apple adjusts supply ratio for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
Seeing that demand for the iPhone 6 Plus is much stronger than expected, Apple has already adjusted its supply ratio for the two new smartphones, according to sources from the upstream...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global semiconductor revenue to top US$600 billion in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
China's homegrown NearLink wireless tech to challenge Wi-Fi dominance, says DIGITIMES Research
China's smartphone shipments threaten 20% slide in 1Q24 says DIGITIMES Research