While Apple managed to exceed Wall Street expectations to post an all-time quarterly earnings record for the first calendar quarter of 2020, a period heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, sales of its most important product, iPhone, slumped.
Even as the China supply chain lurches to life after a shutdown for most of the first quarter, the global smartphone market is expected to post a record contraction in the second quarter because of ongoing coronavirus impacts.
Qualcomm on Wednesday said it expects the smartphone industry to ship 30% fewer phones in the June quarter amid the COVID-19 crisis, but maintains relatively strong demand for 5G smartphones across 2020.
Apple's sales of iPhones in the first calendar quarter of 2020 were down by only 1% in a China market that contracted by 22% year-over-year, as buyers rapidly shifted to online orders and enthusiastically bought iPhone 11 models.
Parallel reports have all recently claimed that Apple has decided to "delay the mass production" of its upcoming "iPhone 12", but these reports don't offer any meaningful evidence that this could result in a materially late launch. Here's a look at why.
Popular NBC sitcom "Parks and Recreation," which last aired in 2015, is set to broadcast a special reunion episode this week to raise funds in aid of coronavirus response efforts, with the half-hour show filmed entirely on iPhone.
Apple's attempts to grow market share in India is continuing to bear fruit, with iPhones seeing 79% year-on-year growth in the first quarter, as well as being the leading brand in the ultra-premium smartphone segment.
Apple finally answered the call many users had asked for with the 2020 iPhone SE. While the device doesn't come with a flashy new design, or a four-inch form factor, Apple's budget-friendly offering is an absolute steal.
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HBO Max will be available to view on all Apple devices from launch, with the video streaming service set to work on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and fourth-generation Apple TV devices from May 27, with Apple also providing extra assistance to help existing HBO subscribers and HBO Now users.
The iPhone SE 2020 is a relatively easy to repair mobile device, a full teardown of the latest iPhone model has revealed, with straightforward replacements of core components and cross-compatibility with the iPhone 8's versions making the smartphone a repair shop's dream.
This fall's "iPhone 12" refresh could see the return of Touch ID in some higher-end models, a report claims, with Apple supply chain partners BOE and Qualcomm allegedly collaborating on an ultrasonic fingerprint reader built into the display.
A second teardown of the iPhone SE reveals some of its components can be replaced by versions used in the iPhone 8, showing just how far Apple is prepared to reuse existing designs and parts to bring down the cost of its lowest-priced smartphone.
Several years ago, Apple's best chips began decisively beating the performance of the best chips available to high-end Android phones. Now, even Apple's $399 iPhone SE uses a more powerful brain than even the most advanced Android flagships with prices above $1,000. How is this possible?
Whether you're planning to pick up a new iPhone SE or are gifting one to someone else, it's a smart idea to pick up a case designed for the 2020 iPhone SE to protect your new device. Here are some of our top picks.