Wednesday 6 December 2023
Lens makers see opportunities and challenges in smartphone camera spec war
With smartphone sales slumping under global inflation in recent years, the demand for CMOS image sensor (CIS) parts and lenses has also fallen. Yet sources in the supply chain point...
Tuesday 28 November 2023
As next step of smartphone upgrades, AI and periscope lenses may become standard equipment
The smartphone market is slowly recovering, with many manufacturers recently expressing in their earnings call that the industry's adjustment period over the past three years appears...
Monday 6 November 2023
Largan October sales growth leads to strong momentum in 4Q23
Taiwan-based plastic aspherical lens design and production firm Largan Co. Ltd. announced that its October revenue totaled NT$6.3 billion (US$196 million), up 22% from the same period...
Tuesday 24 October 2023
Demand for high-end handsets recovers, benefiting Largan and GSEO
Largan Precision Chairperson Lin En-Ping announced in the 2023 third-quarter earnings call that "demand for high-end [handset] models is better than expected," revealing that its...
Thursday 19 October 2023
With smartphone market recovering, what is Largan's next challenge?
Despite the overall environment affected by inflation and sluggish end-user demand, the market remains optimistic about the sales of Apple's new product. As the exclusive supplier...
Friday 13 October 2023
Largan expects higher periscope lens production yields to boost gross margin
Largan Precision, a specialist in smartphone lens modules, expects improving periscope lens production yields to lift its gross margin in the fourth quarter of 2023.
Thursday 12 October 2023
A great quarter for the optics industry: brief on Largan and GSEO performance
Peak season effect has been going strong for the optics industry as the telecommunication electronics industry recovers. This is set against the backdrop of an economic downturn from...
Friday 6 October 2023
Apple Pro Max and Huawei Mate 60 RS to drive Largan revenue and margin
Largan Precision, the sole supplier of the periscope lens on Apple's iPhone 15 Pro Max, will be holding its quarterly earnings call on October 13.
Friday 22 September 2023
Focus on automotive while expanding into defense: Q&A with Calin chairman Chia-Pin Liu
Optical component and lens maker Calin Technology has invested in the development of automotive lenses for more than a decade and has effectively penetrated the supply chains of Europe-...
Wednesday 6 September 2023
Optical component maker GSEO awaits recovery in smartphone market while also exploring other markets
As we enter the last month of the third quarter, Apple's highly-anticipated annual product launch event is on the horizon. With the iPhone 15 Pro Max set to be equipped with a periscope...
Tuesday 29 August 2023
Largan Precision sets up new subsidiary to tap health, beauty market
Smartphone camera lens specialist Largan Precision has recently announced its entry into the beauty and health industry, setting up a subsidiary to offer eyelash and nail beauty services...
Tuesday 8 August 2023
GSEO, Largan see July revenue increase
Genius Electronic Optical (GSEO) and Largan Precision, both manufacturers of optical lens modules, experienced double-digit sequential revenue growth in July.
Tuesday 18 July 2023
With weak mobile phone market and high inflation, Largan is not optimistic about 2023 despite securing major lens order
Currently, the main lens suppliers for Apple's iPhone are Taiwan's Largan and GSEO. Since Largan mainly supplies high-end lenses, its quarterly earnings call is widely considered...
Friday 14 July 2023
Largan cautious about 2H23 prospects
Largan Precision, a specialist in smartphone lens modules, has expressed caution regarding its business outlook for the second half of this year, despite its most prominent customer's...
Wednesday 12 July 2023
Upcoming iPhone may revive Largan 2H23 outlook
Largan Precision, a smartphone lens module specialist, will hold its quarterly investors meeting on July 13 to provide its outlook. The company's comments will provide insight into...
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