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  • Last update: Thursday 23 March 2017 [543 news items]

Apple iPhone 6s tops list of best-selling smartphones for 2016, says IHS

Mar 23, 21:11

In terms of shipments, the iPhone 6s from Apple bested all competitors for sales in 2016, according to new analysis from IHS Markit.

TPK Holding to supply thin film-based touch sensors for use in AMOLED iPhone

Mar 14, 12:06

Touch panel maker TPH Holding will begin to supply thin film-based touch sensors for use in a new iPhone equipped with AMOLED display panels in the fourth quarter of 2017, according...

HTC expected to see revenues start picking up in March

Mar 13, 12:03

HTC is expected to see its revenues begin to pick up in March due to increasing shipments of its HTC U series flagship smartphones, according to industry sources.

GIS, TPK preparing to make 3D touch panels for new iPhone

Mar 8, 15:27

Touch panel makers General Interface Solution (GIS) and TPK Holding have set aside capex budgets of NT$5.03 billion (US$163 million) and NT$4.7 billion respectively to set up capacity...

Apple redesigns fingerprint ID solution for OLED iPhone, say sources

Mar 3, 11:15

Apple has selected neither Synaptics' Natural ID touch fingerprint sensor nor Qualcomm's Sense ID fingerprint technology for its new OLED iPhones, and decided to use its own Authentec...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to launch gold-colored iPhone 6 32GB limited edition

Mar 2, 13:53

Mobile telecom operator Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has begun taking pre-sale orders for a limited edition of gold-colored iPhone 6 32GB to be launched in the Taiwan market on March 10, according...

New iPhone shipments to reach 100 million in 2017, says TrendForce

Feb 22, 11:06

Apple's latest refresh of the iPhone series scheduled for later this year will include three new models, with one of them having significant hardware and design upgrades such as an...

More new Android phones to come in 2Q17 prior to arrival of new iPhone

Feb 15, 11:04

Most Android phone vendors are expected to launch new models in the second quarter of 2017 to grab market share prior to the planned release of next-generation iPhone devices in September,...

Apple expected to use glass chassis for next-generation 5.8-inch iPhone; aluminum-alloy chassis for 4.7-inch

Feb 14, 13:47

Apple is expected to release three next-generation iPhones for 2017, a 4.7-inch, 5.5-inch and 5.8-inch model. The 5.8-inch model is expected to be a high-end product adopting a chassis...

New iPhone to enter production early, say sources

Feb 10, 14:24

Makers in the iPhone supply chain will start delivering parts and components for production of the next-generation iPhone series later in the first quarter of 2017, earlier than the...

Made in India coming soon for Apple iPhone production

Feb 3, 16:25

Multiple media reports are indicating that the Karnataka state in south western India is confirming that Apple iPhone production will take place at a manufacturing facility in Bang...

Apple sees record revenues in 1Q fiscal 2017

Newswatch - Feb 2, 13:33

Apple has announced that it posted all-time record quarterly revenues of US$78.4 billion and all-time record quarterly earnings per diluted share of US$$3.36 for its fiscal 2017 first...

Wistron reportedly to be main OEM for new iPhone in India

Jan 23, 15:05

Apple has reportedly selected Wistron to be the first OEM in India for new iPhones to be launched in 2017, while Foxconn Electronics and other makers will become second OEMs if demand...

Wistron chairman and CEO Simon Lin

Lite-On Semi enters supply chain for next-generation iPhone, says report

Newswatch - Jan 19, 15:24

Taiwan-based Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, has entered the supply chain for the next-generation iPhone 8 by providing GPP bridge rectifiers...

Apple new iPhone to use forging process for stainless steel frame; adding Jabil as supplier

Jan 10, 14:35

Apple's next-generation iPhone is expected to adopt a stainless steel forging process for its new chassis frame instead of traditional CNC machining. Component orders are expected...

Wistron increases investment in Kunshan subsidiary

Jan 10, 14:16

Wistron has announced equipment purchases for its subsidiary in Kunshan, China totaling no more than US$195 million, with industry sources speculating that the equipment will be used...

Wistron expanding ODM handset production capacity in India, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 4, 11:41

Wistron is expanding ODM handset production capacity at its existing plant in the suburb of New Delhi from the current 600,000-700,00 units to two million a month, and it is also...

Samsung Display to supply AMOLED panels for new iPhone in 2017, say Taiwan makers

Dec 29, 13:43

Samsung Display will become the exclusive supplier of AMOLED panels for use in Apple's new iPhone devices to be launched in 2017 and can supply 20 million units in maximum a month,...

Wistron reportedly lands next-generation iPhone orders from Apple

Newswatch - Dec 29, 13:36

Taiwan-based ODM Wistron reportedly has landed next-generation iPhone orders from Apple, making it the third manufacturer of iPhone devices, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

FPCB makers expected to see weak 1H17

Dec 22, 15:26

Flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) makers Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect are expected to see weak revenue performances for the first five months in 2017 as demand...

Apple reportedly begins to reduce orders for iPhone 7, say sources

Dec 1, 11:37

Apple reportedly has begun to reduce orders for iPhone 7s as initial sales momentum has started fading, according to sources from Taiwan's handset supply chain.

Pegatron ready for trial production of Surface Phone, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 28, 12:38

Taiwan-based ODM Pegatron, which has been working with Microsoft to produce Surface devices, is ready to begin trial production of Surface Phone, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Casetek to join iPhone chassis supply chain, say sources

Nov 10, 15:31

Taiwan-based metal chassis maker Casetek reportedly will join the supply chain for Apple's iPhone and become the fourth supplier after Catcher Technology, Foxconn Technology and US-based...

Decreasing sales of iPhone, iPad, iMac products cause to first annual decline for Apple

Oct 27, 15:07

A decline in sales of iPhone, iPad and iMac products has resulted in the first decline in annual revenues for Apple in 16 years in fiscal 2016. Apple saw its revenues drop to US$217...

Taiwan market: iPhone 7 tops market share in September, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 24, 10:57

There were 684,000 smartphones sold in the Taiwan market in September, increasing 3.1% on month, and iPhones had the largest market share at 29% in sales volume and 61.6% in sales...

Catcher, Simplo see September revenues up on month

Oct 7, 13:44

Chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$7.72 billion (US$245.48 million) for September 2016, up 10.3% on month, and NT$20.73 billion for the third...

Apple increasing part and component orders for iPhone 7, say touch panel makers

Sep 28, 11:38

Apple has increased its part and component orders for iPhone 7 devices, with order visibility for the fourth quarter of 2016 to be 20-30% higher than expected, according to sources...

Foxconn permitted to repair iPhone at subsidiary in Shanxi, China, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 26, 15:50

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) subsidiary in Shanxi, China has been permitted by the local government to conduct maintenance services for Apple's iPhone products,...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile signs pact with Tesla

Sep 23, 15:32

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has entered an agreement with Tesla to cooperate in the B2B connected car market in Taiwan, according to company president James Jeng.

TWM president James Jeng

Chip orders for new iPhone to fall in 1Q17, sources say

Sep 23, 15:03

Chip orders placed for the iPhone 7/7 Plus will likely fall about 20% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, according to an estimate made by analog chip suppliers.

Chip orders for iPhone 7/7 Plus are likely to fall in 1Q17

iPhone 7 materials costs higher than previous versions, IHS says

Sep 21, 14:47

The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 7 equipped with 32GB of NAND flash memory carries US$219.80 in bill of materials costs, according to a preliminary estimate from IHS Marki...

ASE a major SiP backend provider for Apple, say sources

Sep 20, 00:44

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), through its Shanghai-based subsidiary Universal Scientific Industrial (USI), has obtained SiP (system-in-package) backend orders for Wi-Fi,...

Chip orders for iPhone 7 higher-than-expected

Sep 14, 11:09

Chip orders for the iPhone 7 placed thus far for 2016 are higher than previously estimated, according to industry sources.

Apple introduces iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Sep 8, 11:37

Apple has introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The iPhone 7 series is the first water and dust resistant iPhone. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in more than...

Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Foxconn shipping new iPhones from Henan, say reports

Newswatch - Sep 6, 22:04

As of September 5, Foxconn has shipped out a total of 371,000 units of next generation iPhone devices through customs in Henan province, China. The new iPhones are designated for...

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    Apple Watch Series 2 smartwatches

    Apple has introduced the Apple Watch Series 2, with fitness and health capabilities including a water resistance 50 meter rating for swimming, and built-in GPS so users can now run...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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    Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

    Apple has introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The iPhone 7 series, the first water and dust resistant iPhone, will be available in more than 25 countries beginning September...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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    Apple iPhone SE smartphone

    Apple has introduced the iPhone SE with a 4-inch display, in a compact aluminum design that has been updated with matte-chamfered edges, a color-matched stainless steel Apple logo,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 23.

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    Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

    Apple has announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the latest iPhone models from the company. The new iPhones introduce 3D Touch, which senses force to access features and interact...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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    Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard

    Microsoft has unveiled its Universal Foldable Keyboard that can be used across iOS, Android and Windows platforms in Taiwan. The keyboard is specifically designed for Windows tablets,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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