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Smartphone growth expected to drop to single digits in 2016, says IDC

Mar 4, 15:28

According to a recent forecast update from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, 2015 is likely to be the last year of double-digit smartphone growth. The 2015 calendar...

iPhone supply chain makers suffer decreased revenues

Feb 24, 16:20

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...

iPhone chip suppliers start booking capacity

Feb 18, 22:24

Chip suppliers of Apple's next-generation iPhone-series have started to book production capacity at their foundry and backend partners, according to industry sources.

Wistron enters supply chain of iPhone 5se

Feb 16, 15:43

Apple reportedly will debut its new 4-inch entry-level iPhone 5se, which Digitimes previously referred to as the iPhone 6c, at a launch conference in the middle of March along with...

Demand for FPCB products from iPhone devices to increase slightly in 2016

Feb 3, 12:27

Demand for flexible PCB (FPCB) products by iPhone devices are expected to increase by a small range in 2016 although shipments of total iPhones in the year are estimated to be lower...

Camera lens makers sending dual-lens samples for next-generation iPhone

Feb 2, 16:29

Taiwan-based Largan Technology as well as Japan- and China-based camera lens makers have sent dual-lens camera samples to Apple for testing, according to sources from the upstream...

Apple products driving MEMS microphone market growth, IHS says

Feb 2, 16:09

The popularity of Apple's iPhone 6S and other products is boosting the MEMS microphone market to a CAGR of 13% from 2015 to 2019, according to IHS. The market is forecast to reach...

Commentary: Apple expected to see decreasing profits from hardware

Jan 29, 11:47

Apple is expected to see difficulties maintaining strong hardware sales, as sales of iPhone, iPad and Mac-series products during its fiscal first quarter of 2016 were all weaker than...

Flexium books record profits for 2015

Jan 29, 10:59

Flexible PCB supplier Flexium Interconnect has reported record net profits of NT$2.76 billion (US$82.2 million) for 2015. EPS climbed to NT$10.83 from NT$6.40 in 2014.

Sensor hubs market growing fast, IHS says

Jan 21, 10:12

The demand for sensor hubs, dedicated processing elements used for low-power sensor processing tasks, is booming. In fact due to "always on" sensor processing trends and...

Samsung to invest US$7.4 billion in OLED displays for iPhone, says paper

Jan 14, 13:58

Samsung Display has solidified plans to invest US$7.4 billion in OLED equipment for production of curved OLED displays for Apple, according to Korea-based ET News.

Commentary: Challenges facing iPhone suppliers

Jan 13, 12:31

Taiwan-based makers in the iPhone supply chain must have been aware that sales of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus have gradually lost their momentum, meaning Apple's orders for iPhones and...

iPhone 6s/6s Plus-related orders to fall short of expectations by 10-30% in 1Q16, say Taiwan makers

Jan 8, 16:16

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...

Digitimes Research: Apple iPhone 6s/6s Plus expected to see 5-10% on-year decline in 1Q16

Jan 8, 10:57

Apple's iPhone shipments are expected to have registered single-digit percentage growth on year in the fourth quarter of 2015, but shipments are likely to drop 5.2-10.1% on year in...

Weak iPhone sales affect December performance at Taiwan panel makers

Jan 7, 14:22

Several Taiwan touch panel makers have reported more than 30% on-month revenue declines for December 2015 as a result of weak iPhone 6s and 6s Plus sales.

iPhone shipments from production lines in 4Q15 to be 5-10% short of original expectations, say Taiwan makers

Dec 29, 16:21

As demand for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus appear to have slowed down recently, shipments of iPhone devices from production lines in the fourth quarter of 2015 are likely to be 5-10%...

Compeq November revenues hit record for 5th straight month

Stockwatch - Dec 7, 23:55

PCB manufacturer Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.07 billion (US$154.4 million) for November 2015, hitting a monthly record for the fifth consecutive...

Largan said to face increasing pressure from Kantatsu

Nov 25, 16:00

With Japan-based camera lens module maker Kantatsu's entry into Apple's iPhone supply chain and aggressively expanding its capacity, Taiwan-based Largan Precision, which has been...

Strong smartphone growth in saturated cellphone market, says IC Insights

Nov 25, 14:53

According to IC Insights, 89% of the new cellphones sold worldwide in 2015 are forecast to be replacements or additional cellphones sold to existing subscribers. Moreover, this percentage...

IC designers eye business opportunity from force touch solutions

Nov 24, 15:56

More Taiwan-based IC design houses, including FocalTech Systems and Himax Technologies, have stepped up their efforts to develop force touch sensors as China-based smartphone vendors...

Apple places driver IC orders for 2016 iPhone models with Synaptics

Nov 5, 15:39

Apple has placed LCD driver IC orders for its 2016 series of iPhones with Synaptics, indicating its in-house developed touch and display driver integration (TDDI) single-chip solutions...

Pegatron clarifies stopped operation of some iPhone 6s production lines

Nov 2, 20:36

Pegatron has stopped operating some iPhone 6s production lines at its factory in Shanghai, eastern China, and limited its recruiting for workers for the related production due to...

Samsung may supply Apple with OLED panels for iPhone, says report

Oct 27, 14:48

Samsung Display is now a supplier of OLED displays for Apple Watch, and may even supply Apple with OLED panels for other devices, according to Korea-based ET News.

Taiwan PCB players to turn down slim-profit orders from smartphone vendors

Oct 20, 15:54

With demand for smartphones weakening and Apple's iPhone sales continuing to rise, some smartphone vendors such as HTC, Xiaomi Technology and Asustek Computer have been demanding...

Taiwan market: iPhone 6s device distributor Data Express looks to strong sales

Oct 8, 16:04

Data Express, a Taiwan-based distributor for iPhone devices and other branded IT products, expects its sales to grow by a double-digit rate in the fourth quarter of 2015 as compared...

Data Express president Andy Tu

Taiwan market: Telcos announce contract-bundled pricing for iPhone 6s/6s Plus

Oct 5, 22:28

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced its contract-bundled pricing for the new iPhone series which will launch on October 9, with a free 16G iPhone 6s Plus bundled with a 30-month...

Apple iPhone 6s/6s Plus sales in the first 3 days were 10-15% weaker than iPhone 6 series in Japan, say reports

Oct 5, 15:28

Apple's iPhone products have strong demand in Japan and accounted for 60% of the country's smartphone sales in 2014; however, despite iPhone 6s and 6s Plus' strong sales of 13 million...

JDI to remain top Apple display supplier for iPhone in 2016

Oct 2, 14:36

Apple will look to Japan Display (JDI) as its main panel maker in 2016, according to media reports in Japan citing industry sources.

IC suppliers concerned about new iPhone orders

Oct 1, 16:28

Despite the record first-week sales for the newest iPhones, suppliers of related ICs have been concerned about the possibility of Apple downward adjusting its chip orders for the...

Taiwan market: iPhone 6s/6s Plus to hit local shelves on October 9

Oct 1, 15:50

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.

Upgraded components in iPhone 6S Plus costs Apple an extra US$16 per device, says IHS

Oct 1, 10:07

Upgraded components in the new iPhone 6S Plus cost US$16 more than the components in the earlier iPhone 6 Plus. The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 6S Plus equipped with 16GB...

iPhone 6s supply chain makers bracing for strong sales in 4Q15, say sources

Sep 29, 13:40

Taiwan-based makers in Apple's iPhone 6s device supply chain, including Foxconn Electronics, Pegatron Technology, Largan Precision and Catcher Technology, are set for strong performance...

Apple may shift 30% of iPhone 6s lens module orders from Largan to Kantatsu, say market watchers

Sep 25, 11:57

Apple is likely to shift 30% of orders for lens modules used in the iPhone 6s from Taiwan-based Largan Precision to Japan-based Kantatsu due to Largan's unwillingness to lower prices,...

TSMC secures A10 chip orders from Apple, says report

Sep 14, 16:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will be the exclusive supplier of Apple's next-generation A10 processors with volume production to kick off starting March 2016,...

JDI overtakes LG in display orders for iPhone 6s, says report

Sep 14, 13:59

Japan Display (JDI) currently holds a 50% share for iPhone 6s panel shipments, surpassing LG Display's 48% share and Sharp at 2%, according to a report from Korea-based ET News...

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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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