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Topic: IHS

16-inch MacBook Pro release, MacBook Air updates predicted for September

06/24/2019, 07:06 am

Apple could ship the rumored 16-inch version of the MacBook Pro this fall, analysts at IHS Markit believe, with the upgraded size tipped to have a high-resolution 3072-by-1920 pixel display, though not one that uses OLED technology.

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IHS Markit: Apple shipped 43.8M iPhones in Q1, down 16% from 2018

05/03/2019, 08:05 pm

Contradicting controversial smartphone shipment estimates from market research firm IDC, IHS Markit on Thursday released its own set of preliminary figures that fall in line with wider industry expectations. At least as far as Apple is concerned.

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Huawei surpasses Apple as world's No. 2 smartphone vendor

07/31/2018, 07:07 pm

Apple's iPhone put in a solid showing during the three months ending in June, selling 41.3 million units to contribute $29.9 billion to a record-breaking $53.3 billion in quarterly revenue. The effort was topped by Chinese upstart Huawei, however, which surpassed the Cupertino tech giant to become the world's second largest smartphone vendor.

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Apple's iPhone seen as tipping point for OLED dominance by 2020

07/28/2016, 11:07 am

With Apple rumored to be switching to OLED screens starting with the 2017 iPhone, research firm IHS believes that product's launch will serve as a game changer for OLED technology and mobile displays.

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Both 'iPhone 7' and 'iPhone 7 Plus' will come in 256GB capacities - report

06/01/2016, 09:06 am

This year's iPhone upgrades will be more spacious than ever, according to a new report, which claims Apple is "certain" to increase the maximum storage size to a whopping 256 gigabytes.

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Billion-dollar Didi deal seen as sign Apple's automotive interests go beyond just Maps

05/13/2016, 01:05 pm

As rumors of an "Apple Car" continue to grow, the company's $1 billion investment in Chinese ride hailing company Didi Chuxing has further driven speculation that Apple's interest in the automotive market goes far beyond improving its Maps service.

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Apple predicted to launch A9-powered 4-inch iPhone in mid-2016

11/16/2015, 12:11 pm

Yet another report claims that Apple is planning to refresh its 4-inch iPhone model with revamped hardware next year, and with an earlier than usual timeframe.

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Undeterred by Tim Cook's browbeating, supply chain 'guesstimators' soldier on with Apple Watch appraisal

04/30/2015, 01:04 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook took supply chain "guesstimators" to task on the company's second-quarter earnings call earlier this week, but that did not stop one firm from moving ahead with its own analysis of Apple's new wearable device.

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Apple's iPad Air 2 manufacturing costs stay level despite new technology - report

10/28/2014, 11:10 am

Apple is estimated to pay suppliers $275 for each base-model iPad Air 2 -- compared to $274 for the first-generation iPad Air -- even as the company made the tablet even more slim, upgraded the application processor, and added a Touch ID sensor and NFC chip for in-app Apple Pay compatibility.

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iPad Air Retina display has fewer backlights, costs more than Apple's previous models

11/05/2013, 08:11 am

The high-resolution Retina display found in Apple's fifth-generation iPad Air is more efficient, accomplishing the same level of brightness with less than half as many LED lights, according to a new teardown analysis.

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