Quality control once again a hurdle for Apple with iPhone XR supply

Demand for the iPhone XR has been flagging in the face of year-old premium iPhones that have taken a price cut. This supply drop doesn’t help its case.

Supply chain deflated as Apple slows iPhone XR orders

The iPhone XR is not doing as well as investors have led us to think, at least for the current moment. It’s especially hurting suppliers right now.

Supply chain on edge with iPhone XR demand

Taiwanese component companies serving Apple are listening carefully as to whether its big client will add or cut orders this holiday season.

The $1,000 iPhone X didn’t work out for Apple, so expect more LCDs to come

Sources say that LG is set to provide a mix of LCD and OLED displays for 2019’s iPhones. Why? People were turned off by the cost of the iPhone X.
iPhone X resale value

Weak iPhone X demand impacts Q1 and full-year sales predictions for entire device lineup

Due to iPhone X sales failing to meet expectations, the number of financial analysts predicting lower numbers for all of Apple’s current handsets is growing.
Samsung Galaxy S9+ review

Galaxy S9 sales got off to a slow start in Korea, but global expectations are still high

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 sales numbers may not have exceeded S8 scores on their first day in Korea, but down the line, they should be slightly higher around the world.

HomePod does not sell out, still available on February 9

How are pre-sales pacing when compared to purported supply numbers we’ve seen? We don’t exactly know, but they’re not spectacular.

‘Dull’ iPhone X sales reportedly cause ‘rare’ Samsung OLED production slowdown

An unexpectedly early drop in iPhone X demand is not just hurting Apple, as Samsung was forced to recently reduce the operation rate of a large OLED display plant.

Winter iPhone 8 and iPhone X demand forecast to be down

The sorest point of them all is the iPhone 8. Could sales of the lesser new iPhones hurt more than the more expensive iPhone X can ever help?

iPhone X launch draws large crowds worldwide while online waiting times gradually get better

From Sydney to New York, and Beijing to London, the excitement surrounding the iPhone X is high, and online deliveries seem to be going well too.

iPhone X pre-orders are underway around the world, but you need to be quick to avoid big delays

It’s October 27, and you know what that means – you have a very small window to book yourselves an early copy of Apple’s iPhone X.

Apple Stores will have a few iPhone X units available on November 3, 20 million shipments tipped for 2017

You’ll need to be very quick to get the iPhone X at launch, either online or offline, since shipments are only expected to hit 20 million units this year.

RBC survey says 28 percent of respondents want iPhone X

But will the survey hold out in front of reality, where people may get fed up with long queue times for iPhone X shipments?

iPhone X supply squeeze exacerbated as demand shifts from iPhone 8

Apple may be limiting initial production of the iPhone X to tease out how hot the market is for the $999 phone. iPhone 8 sales have been slow.

Apple Store in China had just two customers in line for iPhone 8

The lines weren’t that much longer at two locations in Hong Kong by the time 8am rolled around on Friday, iPhone 8 launch day.

“Good supply” of iPhone 8 available at Apple Stores worldwide

CEO Tim Cook said in a quick interview today that the problem with some Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular units will get a quick fix.

Big in North America: BlackBerry KEYone demand looks ‘extraordinary’ across the US and Canada

Amazon and Best Buy ran out of BlackBerry KEYone inventory in less than a day stateside, while Telus had to reconsider the phone’s launch up north.
Samsung Galaxy S8 launch

T-Mobile will start shipping pre-ordered Galaxy S8 a little early, 6GB RAM variant sold out in Korea

T-Mobile customers, rejoice – if you’ve pre-ordered the Galaxy S8, you may get it a day or two early. Not the case for Korea-only 6GB RAM units.

In a paradox, Xfinity Mobile and YouTube TV launch | #PNWeekly 247

In this episode of our podcast, we also talk about Samsung’s good and bad with the Galaxy S8 and Tizen as well as Russo-Canadian cellphone spies…

10nm chip production rumored to hobble Galaxy S8 supply

The Galaxy S8 will use either the Snapdragon 835 or the Exynos 8895 chipset, depending on the region. Samsung isn’t making enough of them.

Carphone Warehouse claims Nokia 3310 demand “astonishing”

The UK phone retailer has found amazing numbers for a phone that’s better suited for 1997 rather than 2017. Analysts are worried about a flash in the pan.

LG V20 demand in Canada drives three carriers to sell phone

Smaller regional carriers in Canada have picked up the large phone, but it seems that consumers want the phone at places like Bell and Rogers.

Google Pixel 2 “stays premium,” says Rick Osterloh

And there will be no Google Pixel 2B, according to the company’s hardware chief. And that’s not the only struggling piece of news he has to share.

Some Verizon Pixel buyers will be appeased with free Daydream View

Free? Well, you’ll have paid some kind of cost in terms of time in order to have gotten this generous Verizon goodie for a Pixel.

Galaxy S8 Plus said to keep price, sell more than Galaxy S8

The trend for consumer mobile electronics has been that people will gravitate towards bigger because it is automatically “better.”