Thursday 15 October 2020
Bluetooth earphone sales to benefit from iPhone 12 series
Apple's decision of not providing wired earphones for its iPhone 12 series is expected to create a wave of Bluetooth earphone demand, according to sources from the upstream supply...
Monday 12 October 2020
IT component makers expect to see strong 4Q20 orders
IT component shipments are expected to grow in the fourth quarter of 2020 thanks to stable demand from stay-at-home activities and seasonality, according to sources from the upstream...
Monday 28 September 2020
Bluetooth earbuds to gain significant sales momentum in 2021
Demand for wireless Bluetooth earbuds is expected to see further growth momentum in 2021, bolstered by thriving remote work and study activities and new iPhones likely to quit wired...
Wednesday 9 September 2020
Component suppliers see growing orders from wearables and automotive electronics
Orders for components and materials from makers of consumer electronics products such as true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds, wearables and smartwatches have begun picking up, as previously...
Wednesday 2 September 2020
PCB makers see shipments for AirPods rally in 2H20
PCB and IC substrate suppliers have seen their shipments for TWS earbuds pick up significantly since the start of second-half 2020, and expect the shipment pull-in momentum to last...
Tuesday 1 September 2020
TWS earbud shipments picking up
Shipments of true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds have started picking up with order visibility stretched through the end of 2020, according to industry sources.
Thursday 27 August 2020
Luxshare 1H20 revenue and profit surge
Luxshare Precision Industry, reportedly an Apple supplier, saw its revenues hike about 70% from a year earlier to arrive at CNY36.45 billion (US$5.32 billion) in the first half of...
Tuesday 25 August 2020
SiP+FPCB may be adopted for iPhone battery modules
SiP (system in package) combined with flexible PCB may be gaining ground in the supply chain of Apple devices, as the vendor reportedly will adopt the combination for its 5G handset...
Monday 24 August 2020
Demand for TWS chips warming up
Demand for chips needed for production of true wireless studio (TWS) devices has rebounded recently, fueled by orders from non-AirPods vendors who have seen a pick-up in sales of...
Tuesday 28 July 2020
Holtek eyes record MCU shipments for healthcare applications in 2020
Taiwan-based MCU maker Holtek Semiconductor continues to enjoy strong shipments for healthcare applications, and expects to register record MCU shipments for over 25 million ear and...
Wednesday 22 July 2020
AirPods assemblers gearing up for production in Vietnam
Apple is scheduled to roll out its third-generation AirPods series earbuds in the first half of 2021 followed by the launch of a new-generation AirPods Pro in the second half of next...
Wednesday 22 July 2020
TWS earbud chip prices fall below US$1
Unit prices for some SoC chips used in true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds have fallen below US$1, and are still under downward pressure this year due to fierce competition among China-...
Thursday 9 July 2020
Winbond enhances high-density NOR flash offering
Winbond Electronics has been stepping up its deployment in the high-density NOR flash field, gearing up for a boom in demand for 5G related applications, according to company president...
Wednesday 8 July 2020
Consumer MCU demand picking up
Taiwan-based MCU specialists have seen orders for TWS Bluetooth earbuds and other consumer electronics applications pick up substantially since the start of third-quarter 2020, according...
Wednesday 8 July 2020
Macronix, Pixart post revenue growth in June
Memory chipmaker Macronix International and image sensor specialist Pixart Imaging, with both reportedly in the supply chain for Nintendo's Switch, saw their June revenues grow.