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Topic: Ming-Chi Kuo

Unlikely rumor claims 'iPhone SE 2' will be called 'iPhone 9'

12/06/2019, 12:12 pm

Supply chain reports repeat the information that Apple is preparing a successor to the iPhone SE, but now say that it's going to be called "iPhone 9."

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Four 5G 'iPhone 12' models in 2020, 'iPhone SE 2 Plus' in 2021 says Ming-Chi Kuo

12/05/2019, 11:12 am

Ming-Chi Kuo believes that Apple will have four 5G iPhone 12 and the "iPhone SE 2" in 2020, and an "iPhone SE 2 Plus" in 2021 -- all of which may spark the super cycle that analysts have been expecting to arrive for some time.

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iPad Pro with 'A14X' plus 16-inch MacBook Pro with Mini LED display expected in late 2020

12/02/2019, 11:12 am

Beyond just a new iPad Pro and MacBook Pro in late 2020 with Mini LED screens, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple will produce between four and six new products with the new technology in the next three years.

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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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Apple to launch iPad Pro with 3D sensing, 'iPhone SE 2' in first half of 2020

11/13/2019, 05:11 pm

Apple is on schedule to debut an iPad Pro model with new 3D sensing equipment, as well as a long-rumored iPhone SE follow-up, in the first half of 2020, according to TF Securities Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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'Apple Watch Series 6' expected to have better waterproofing, wireless connectivity

11/11/2019, 11:11 am

Work on the "Apple Watch Series 6" is already underway, with Ming-Chi Kuo expecting the new model to have faster wireless connectivity, better performance, and be more water resistant.

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'iPhone SE 2' could sell up to 30M units in 2020, says Ming-Chi Kuo

11/05/2019, 01:11 pm

Apple is set to ship between 20 million and 30 million units of the 'iPhone SE 2' in calendar year 2020 following its launch, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts, with the successor to the iPhone SE thought to be using a motherboard similar to the SLP version used in the iPhone 11.

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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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Apple rumored to introduce MacBook with scissor switch keyboard in mid 2020

10/29/2019, 11:10 pm

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a research note released on Tuesday presented a more definitive timeline of the company's MacBook plans, saying a new laptop model featuring a traditional scissor switch keyboard will debut in the middle of 2020.

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Apple's $399 'iPhone SE 2' pegged for March 2020 release

10/28/2019, 06:10 am

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reports that the so-called "iPhone SE 2" will begin mass production in January, ahead of a launch at the end of March 2020.

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'iPhone SE 2' uses new flexible LCP antenna design claims Ming-Chi Kuo

10/21/2019, 02:10 pm

The 'iPhone SE 2' will feature an updated antenna design that should improve how the smartphone transmits data to cellular networks, TF International Securities' Ming-Chi Kuo claims, with the smartphone likely to arrive in early 2020.

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'iPhone SE 2' with A13 will cost $399 says Ming-Chi Kuo

10/13/2019, 08:10 pm

Ming-Chi Kuo is telling investors that Apple's rumored "iPhone SE 2" will arrive in the first calendar quarter of 2020, at a bargain price.

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Apple expected to launch AR Glasses in early 2020

10/09/2019, 06:10 am

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple is to begin production of its Augmented Reality headset before the end of this year, and launch it in the second quarter of 2020.

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Kuo: Apple unlikely to cut iPhone 11 shipments in October

10/06/2019, 01:10 pm

Apple's typical move to cut its orders for new iPhone models from its assembly partners shortly after launch is 'fading away,' Ming-Chi Kuo believes, with the usual shipment forecast decrease for October thought to be unlikely to happen this year due to the long general shipping times for the iPhone 11.

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'iPhone SE 2' not dead, but won't be the same size as the original says Ming-Chi Kuo

10/03/2019, 09:10 am

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that the iPhone SE 2 is imminent and will launch in the spring, much like the original iPhone SE did -- but it may not be exactly what fans are looking for.

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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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New iPhone might not feature two-way wireless charging, will include 18W USB adapter, more

09/09/2019, 08:09 pm

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo was one of the first to lay out expectations for Apple's next-generation iPhone lineup, saying the devices would include "bilateral," or two-way, wireless charging as a tentpole feature. He revised those claims on Monday, a day before the handsets are expected for unveiling.

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Kuo: Apple to debut Tile-like tracker next week, new iPhone design in 2020

09/06/2019, 12:09 pm

Ming-Chi Kuo also believes that an Apple tracking device is imminent, and will use Ultra Wide Band technology not just in the 2019 iPhone, but in the discrete devices as well.

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'Apple Watch Series 5' screen expected to be supplied by Japan Display

08/16/2019, 12:08 pm

Ming-Chi Kuo is predicting that the "Apple Watch Series 5" is just around the corner, and will use some of the first OLED screens from Japan Display.

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An iPhone with in-screen Touch ID could ship as soon as 2021

08/05/2019, 06:08 am

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo isn't limiting himself to rumors about 2019 and 2020 phones, and has published one now predicting that the 2021 iPhone will have both Face ID and Touch ID.

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