Apple's plans to integrate Mini LED displays into its various product lines continue to see disruptions from an unstable supply chain, with TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicting iPad Pro to be the first to benefit from the technology.
Apple may not limit the sourcing of mini LED chips for a rumored future iPad model to just one supplier, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests, with work from a second supplier on the technology potentially leading to cost savings for Apple.
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo doesn't expect the "iPhone 12" to sport a 120Hz display, but he does believe that upcoming iPad Air models will have Touch ID in the power button and new Apple Watches will feature blood oxygenation sensors.
Looking to cut costs on next-generation hardware, Apple will adopt cheaper and less complex battery technology for so-called "iPhone 12," "iPhone 12S" and "AirPods 3" devices, according to TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has warned investors that the Administration's decision to ban US companies from having business relationships with firms including WeChat, may have a significant impact on Apple's sales worldwide.
Development of Apple's "periscope" lens is on track for 2022, with a new supplier expected to fulfill orders for lens and corresponding voice coil motor parts, according to TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Apple's next-generation in-ear AirPods product will move to a more complex system-in-package chip solution, replacing surface mount technology used in current versions of the device, according to TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
In a note to investors about Apple's alleged removal of power adapters from the box of the iPhone 12, TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has doubled down on claims two new iPad models are on the way, but crucially will include new 20-watt chargers.
In a report about the implications for the supply chain of Apple's move away from Intel, well-regarded analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that specific components required to build the first Apple Silicon Macs — like the rumored 24-inch iMac — will initially cost the company more.
Apple's ARM-based Mac will most likely be announced at WWDC, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, with the first models in the line using ARM processors expected to consist of a 13.3-inch MacBook Pro and an iMac with an "all-new form factor."
Apple's first product to integrate Mini LED display technology might see a later-than-expected launch timeline due to setbacks caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to new research from TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.