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Apple placing next-generation iPhone battery orders with Simplo and Desay

Mar 26, 21:45

Apple has reportedly placed its next-generation iPhone battery orders with only two suppliers: Taiwan-based Simplo Technology and China-based Shenzhen Desay Battery Technology. Dynapack,...

Pegatron reportedly sees iPhone 5c orders reduced 50%

Nov 20, 14:32

Since sales performance for the iPhone 5c has been far short of original expectations, Apple is rumored to have decreased its orders to Pegatron Technology by over 50% and has asked...

Commentary: Foxconn relies heavily on Apple

Mar 13, 14:41

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reported February consolidated revenues of NT$235.06 billion, showing an on-month decrease close to 25% and an on-year decrease of...

Taiwan market: Telecom carriers offer contract iPhone 5 deals

Dec 12, 16:05

Taiwan's mobile telecom carriers Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) have announced the pricing for their respective contract iPhone...

iPhone 5 yield rates improving, say sources

Dec 5, 14:44

Yield rates for the production of iPhone 5 in the supply chain appear to have improved recently, as Apple has shortened the standby period for pre-sale orders in the US and Europe...

Upstream supply chain to push iMac shipments in December

Nov 28, 20:58

As Apple's iMac shipments were reportedly being delayed due to weak yield rates, sources from the upstream supply chain have said that yield issues have improved and related component...

Android takes 90% smartphone platform market share in China

Nov 15, 21:43

Google's Android platform has taken a 90% share of the smartphone platform market in China. However, as iPhone 5 and many Windows Phone 8 models will be introduced to the China market...

Apple to trial production of iPhone 5S soon, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 12, 16:17

Apple is expected to begin trial production of a new version of its iPhone 5, or iPhone 5S, in December with initial production volumes likely to top 50,000-100,000 units, according...

FIH assembling Apple iPhone 5, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 6, 13:59

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a handset arm of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision), reportedly began assembling iPhone 5s for Apple in October, and the company is expected...

Largan announces over 70% on-year growth in October revenues

Nov 5, 22:55

Largan Precision has announced revenues of NT$2.42 billion (US$82.69 million) for October, up 34.3% on month and 71.46% on year, while the company expects to continue achieving growth...

iPhone 5 shipments to top 40 million units in 4Q12, say sources

Oct 30, 22:25

Shipments of components for iPhone 5 from the supply chain will be ramped up to 13-14 million units in November and to 16-18 million units in December, bringing total shipments of...

Taiwan market: Launch of iPhone 5 may be delayed until late November

Oct 23, 16:55

The launch of iPhone 5 in Taiwan is likely to be deferred until late November or even early December compared to the original schedule set for early November, according to retail...

Tight supply of NAND flash may remain until early 2013

Oct 16, 10:21

The global supply of NAND flash memory has been tight, boosting prices for the chips recently, according to industry sources. The tight supply is likely to persist until early 2013,...

Win Semi 3Q12 sales down 12% sequentially

Oct 2, 12:23

Win Semiconductors has announced consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2012 slipped 12.4% on quarter. However, market watchers expect the GaAs foundry to see sales rebound...

Taiwan market: Improvements in exports, financial market to boost growth momentum, says CEPD

Sep 28, 11:43

Although Taiwan's economy remains in a slowdown, a pick-up in export sales and improvements made in the financial and private consumption sectors in September 2012 will help boost...

TSMC, chipset players receiving follow-up orders for iPhone 5, say sources

Sep 26, 11:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and chipset players have experienced a new wave of follow-up orders from Apple recently due to stronger than expected sales of iPhone...

IHS teardown reveals many iPhone 5 components change, but most suppliers remain the same

Sep 26, 10:32

A physical teardown of the iPhone 5 confirms the bill of materials (BOM) and manufacturing cost reported last week in an IHS iSuppli virtual teardown. The low-end model with 16GB...

Apple iPhone 5 puts labor shortage pressure on Foxconn

Sep 25, 15:40

Due to strong market demand, Apple's iPhone 5 orders rose significantly from only 8-10 million units in September to 14-16 million units in October, a growth close to 60%, and the...

Non-iPhone brands to counter iPhone 5 with more NFC-enabled models, say sources

Sep 24, 16:32

Although Apple's iPhone 5 is expected to enjoy strong sales, the lack of NFC (near field communication) functionality in the latest iPhone model will allow rival brands to differentiate...

Skyworks raises July-September financial forecast

Sep 24, 12:31

Skyworks, a semiconductor firm with customers such as Apple and Samsung Electronics, has raised its financial forecast for the period of July-September 2012 (fourth-quarter of its...

Chipset solution supply to play a key role in year-end smartphone sales, say sources

Sep 24, 12:08

The ability of smartphone vendors to secure sufficient supplies of key components, particularly chipset solutions, will be crucial for them to win in the sales competition during...

Taiwan market: Parallel-imported iPhone 5 available for sale at 40-50% higher prices, says newspaper

Newswatch - Sep 21, 11:35

As iPhone 5 is initially available for sale in certain markets on September 21, the new Apple smartphones parallel-imported into Taiwan, mainly from Hong Kong and Australia, are...

Kinsus looks to increasing shipments of FC CSP substrates in 4Q12

Sep 20, 13:59

Kinsus Interconnect Technology has entered the supply chain of Apple's iPhone 5 and is expected to see robust shipments of its FC CSP (chip scale package) substrates for Qualcomm's...

Apple iPhone 5 carries US$199 BOM, says IHS

Sep 19, 16:08

The new iPhone 5 carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$199 for the low-end model with 16GB of NAND flash memory, according to a preliminary virtual teardown conducted by the IHS...

TPK, General Interface expected to undertake lamination for in-cell touch panels used in iPhone 5 beginning 4Q12

Sep 17, 11:22

As Japan-based Japan Display and Sharp and South Korea-based LG Display will increase production of in-cell touch panels for use in iPhone 5 from an estimated total of 12-13 million...

Handset accessory firms to benefit from new features of iPhone 5

Sep 14, 15:26

Handset accessory firms expect to see increasing sales of protective cases and loudspeakers due to iPhone 5's new features such as the 4-inch screen and new Lightning connector, according...

Rumors circulate again about Apple mulling CPU supplier change

Sep 14, 15:11

Rumors have begun to circulate the chip industry again that Apple has been in talks with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) about the design flow of its next-generation...

iPhone 5 in-cell panel technology receives mixed responses

Sep 14, 14:54

Following the launch of the iPhone 5, the in-cell touch panel technology adopted by the Apple smartphone has generated mixed views from market observers. Some observers say inc-cell...

Commentary: Weakening competition allows Apple to play safe with iPhone 5

Sep 14, 13:52

Apple has finally launched the much-anticipated iPhone 5 with upgraded hardware and software specifications as compared to its predecessor, but not delivering any breakthroughs in...

Taiwan market: iPhone 5 estimated to be available in November

Sep 14, 11:26

Retail channels in Taiwan have estimated that iPhone 5 will land in the Taiwan market in November based on past experience. A relatively small volume will initially be available to...

Digitimes Research: iPhone 5 demand expected to surpass supply in 4Q12

Sep 13, 16:34

Apple on September 12, announced its most important product for 2012 - the iPhone 5 with a panel size increased from 3.5-inches to 4-inches and a resolution improved from 960x640...

iPhone 5 strong debut to affect non-iPhone camp, but may trigger patent war on LTE

Sep 13, 14:53

The iPhone 5 has made a strong debut in terms of design, Retina display, A6 chip, adding 4G LTE, and an upgraded camera that is likely to impact non-iPhone smartphones. The impact...

Apple introduces iPhone 5

Sep 13, 11:06

Apple has announced iPhone 5, the thinnest and lightest iPhone currently, completely redesigned to feature a 4-inch Retina display, an Apple-designed A6 chip, and ultrafast wireless...

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Arrival of iPhone 5 to spur rebound in Apple shipments, says IHS

Sep 12, 14:00

The arrival of the iPhone 5 will spur a rebound in Apple's smartphone shipments in the third and fourth quarters of 2012 following a decline in the second quarter, IHS iSuppli believes...

Chipbond gold bumping capacity booked for iPhones, says report

Newswatch - Jun 29, 12:37

Chipbond Technology reportedly has cut into the supply chain for Apple's iPhone 5 through providing backend services for the LCD driver ICs used in the upcoming iPhones with retina...

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