Apple could’ve doubled AirPods Pro production because of strong demand
It seems that Apple could be getting ready to have enough AirPods Pro units to supply their great demand
One analyst believes the iPhone X is ‘dead’ and buried, with production at a standstill already
We know iPhone X demand has badly declined in recent months, but we never expected production to be halted so fast. For good. That’s probably not the case, but what if it is?
India plants to make iPhone SE 2 for release later this year
Apple has invested with a partner to build and run a factory in India just so it can sell its own phones in the country. It might put the factory to better use than it currently does.
Apple to test 2018 iPhone pipeline after last year’s TrueDepth snafu
It was rumored to be one of the dragging factors that kept the iPhone X from getting out to customers with the other iPhones last year.
iPhone 8 Plus water resistance in question after shutdown of Wistron production line
Industry reports claim that counterfeit parts were used in the waterproofing of the phone, leading Apple to punish the assembler.
iPhone X production drop hurting Samsung Display OLED orders
Who out there is able to make phones and incorporate Samsung’s OLED displays? Not many out there right now, especially at these prices.
Apple supplier disputes multiple reports of massive iPhone X Q1 production cut
Sources close to two reputable business publications claim Apple may have reduced Q1 2018 iPhone X production targets from 40 to 20 million units. One supplier says that might not be so.
Apple is reportedly reacting to slow iPhone X sales with a big production cut
Apple can no longer realistically expect to ship 40 million iPhone X units this quarter, substantially revising down its internal production targets.
‘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.
Qualcomm reportedly wants TSMC, not Samsung, to make the Snapdragon 855
Samsung, the makers of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845, 835, 821 and 820 processors, could lose the Snapdragon 855 production contract to bitter rivals TSMC.
Bloomberg: Apple solved part of the iPhone X production puzzle by lowering Face ID quality standards
The only way out of widely reported iPhone X mass manufacturing pickles may have been a relaxation of “some” Face ID specifications for parts suppliers.
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.
iPhone X production should slowly ramp up starting November, Face ID no longer a big problem
It’s the classic good news/bad news scenario – Apple’s Face ID troubles are reportedly almost over, but iPhone X production remains clogged.
Foxconn finally starts shipping iPhone X units, but the first batch is almost negligible
With TrueDepth camera production woes far from over, iPhone X shipments from Foxconn factories have reportedly got off to a predictably slow start.
TSMC and Foxconn see September slowdown thanks to iPhone X Face ID delays
Unknown production issues have affected the dot transmitter and receiver of the TrueDepth camera system. When will they get fixed?
Things aren’t looking up for Apple’s iPhone X production, and Face ID is the reported culprit
More and more supply chain sources hint at various iPhone X mass manufacturing woes, most related to the Face ID-enabling TrueDepth camera.
Analyst: iPhone X delayed as mass production has not even started yet
A Raymond James analyst believes from his industry sources that Apple only was able to lock down orders for the iPhone X last week.
Samsung reportedly hogs Snapdragon 845 chips, may go modular for the Galaxy S9
Samsung has taken up pretty much all of the Snapdragon 845 chips for the start of the year, when the Galaxy S9 may launch with… Moto Mods?
More ‘industry sources’ seem to suggest iPhone 8, 7s and 7s Plus will all launch in September
Production for all three new iPhones is reportedly “gaining momentum” already, which means you may be able to buy the iPhone 8 starting next month.
Apparently, Samsung is only revving up its iPhone 8 OLED production just now
Will its production lines millions upon millions of displays to Apple’s liking for use in the iPhone 8 starting from this fall?
TSMC in full production mode on chipsets slated for iPhone 8, Huawei Mate 10
Both the Kirin 970 for the Huawei Mate 10 and the Apple A11 for the fall’s new iPhones are being made with 10nm fabrications.
Source says there’s iPhone 8 panic at Apple, and not the good kind
Software engineers are tipped to be on a scary slope to delays for major features like facial recognition and wireless charging on this $1,000+ iPhone.
Gone or not? Touch ID has weeks to make it onto the iPhone 8
With prior intelligence, this missive adds to a narrative of a desperate Apple trying to implement a familiar feature the way it wants to or die trying.
Samsung continues to ramp up investments in OLED screen and SoC production facilities worldwide
The world’s top manufacturer of smartphone displays is sure not resting on its laurels, spending fortunes on OLED and chip-making factories.
Production of Galaxy Note 7 FE falls back, may not launch before July 30
The refurbished Samsung phablet with a smaller battery that’s guaranteed not to cause explosions was expected to launch on July 7 in Korea.