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Topic: 2020 iPhone

Apple suppliers expect decreased iPhone orders due to virus, 5G iPhone production ramp postponed

03/27/2020, 08:03 pm

As the world struggles to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, Apple suppliers are reportedly expecting a significant decrease in immediate orders due to weakened demand.

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Apple will likely launch 5G iPhone this fall despite rumors of delay, analyst says

03/25/2020, 09:03 pm

Rebutting claims that Apple's 2020 iPhone launch plans are in peril due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Loup Ventures' Gene Munster on Wednesday reminded investors that an iPhone is built over the course of three or four years, not one.

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Apple might delay 'iPhone 12' launch by months due to COVID-19, report says

03/25/2020, 04:03 pm

Apple is reportedly considering delaying the launch of its expected 5G iPhones by "months" on concerns that the global coronavirus pandemic will impact demand, as well as lingering supply chain issues.

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Apple's supply chain feels coronavirus pinch, but 'iPhone 12' on track to launch in fall

03/19/2020, 09:03 pm

Though Apple's supply partners in China are still grappling with fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak that left factories in the region shuttered for weeks, the tech giant's important iPhone release cycle has yet to see significant disruption from the ongoing crisis, according to a report on Thursday.

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2020 iPhone again rumored to boast rear-facing time of flight 3D sensor

03/12/2020, 12:03 am

A report on Wednesday reaffirms numerous claims that Apple will this fall debut an iPhone model featuring an integrated rear-facing VCSEL laser system, good for depth measurements that power advanced augmented reality applications.

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802.11ay Wi-Fi rumored for 'iPhone 12,' wireless charging for 'AirTag'

02/24/2020, 07:02 am

The "iPhone 12" could have extremely fast wireless networking with support for 802.11ay networking potentially allowing it to connect at gigabit speeds with home appliances and other hardware, and the long-rumored "AirTag" tracking device may use wireless charging.

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Rosenblatt spews specs for six 'iPhone 12' models while reiterating Sell rating on AAPL shares

12/09/2019, 08:12 am

Rosenblatt Securities said Monday it believes Apple is working on as many as six different "iPhone 12" models -- including 'Plus' and 'Max' size variants of its 'Pro' series -- but nonetheless reiterated its sell rating on the company's shares, predicting impending share losses in China that won't be helped by a so-called 'iPhone SE 2.'

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Only two of four 'iPhone 12' models may support mmWave 5G

12/02/2019, 08:12 am

Apple will be launching four iPhone models with 5G in the second half of 2020, analysts from JP Morgan anticipate, with the group split into two pairs of smaller and larger models, but one pairing will include 3D sensing capabilities on the rear and support for the faster mmWave-based 5G connections.

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'iPhone 12' line expected to use two different OLED screen technologies

11/27/2019, 10:11 am

The three models of 'iPhone 12' expected for 2020 will all have OLED-based screens instead of splitting between LCD and OLED, a report claims, but the two higher-tier models are tipped to continue using a better display than the lower-cost variant.

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Apple faces supply challenge for 'iPhone 12' antenna tech

11/20/2019, 07:11 pm

Apple is expected to increase reliance on liquid crystal polymer (LCP) flexible printed circuit (FPC) antenna technology with its next-generation iPhone, due out in 2020, but a dearth of suppliers poses a risk to production, according to TF Securities Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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New iPhone to catapult Apple to head of 5G smartphone market in 2020, analyst says

11/14/2019, 05:11 pm

Apple is expected to take a seat at the head of the 5G smartphone table in 2020 upon introduction of an iPhone capable of taking advantage of the speedy network technology, according to new research from Strategy Analytics.

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Apple's brawny 5G iPhone family will require larger, pricey motherboards

11/03/2019, 12:11 pm

Apple's first 5G iPhones are expected to rip movies, emails and photos down from the cloud at record speeds but that won't come without a price -- at least for Apple, where some components required to support the new spec may run a premium of up to 35%.

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2020 iPhone predicted to get iPad Pro-style ProMotion 120Hz display

10/28/2019, 07:10 am

New supply chain rumors appear to corroborate previous reports that Apple will add high-refresh rate ProMotion displays to the 2020 iPhone lineup.

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2020 iPhone could kill the notch by moving Face ID to the bezel

09/26/2019, 12:09 pm

The 2020 iPhone could eliminate the famous notch from the design altogether, an image of an alleged prototype suggests, with the TrueDepth camera sensor squeezed into the top bezel to enable the screen to take up the entire front of the mobile device.

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Kuo: 2020 iPhone will borrow from iPhone 4 metal frame design

09/25/2019, 07:09 am

The 2020 iPhone could use a new metal frame for its chassis, a research note from famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims, one that could borrow some of the design ideas first presented in the iPhone 4 nine years ago.

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Nomura predicts poor 2019 iPhone sales, warns over 2020 5G optimism

08/29/2019, 11:08 am

Apple's 2019 iPhone refresh will be disappointing, according to Nomura Instinet, with financial analysts cutting their estimates to below the Wall Street consensus with the added belief other takes on the 5G-equipped 2020 models are too optimistic.

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Editorial: Here's why the 'iPhone 11' will do fine, despite no 5G

08/21/2019, 10:08 am

While rumors and speculation suggest the 2019 iPhones may not necessarily be a worthwhile upgrade versus older models or worth buying prior to 5G, the vast majority of existing iPhone owners are still interested in upgrading to the 'iPhone 11.'

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Apple 'aggressively testing' OLED screens from other suppliers

08/21/2019, 07:08 am

Apple has begun to test OLED panels from other manufacturers in an effort to diversify its supply chain for the 2020 iPhone lineup.

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Two 2020 iPhone models predicted to have front and back VCSEL rangefinders

07/29/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is predicting that two out of the three iPhones expected in 2020 are going to have time of flight sensors, intended for photo quality and augmented reality applications.

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All three 2020 iPhone models expected to have 5G wireless connectivity

07/28/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects a trio of iPhones in 2020, and revising a previous prediction, he now thinks that all three will have 5G, instead of just two of them.

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