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Topic: Ming-Chi Kuo

'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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Apple predicted to absorb iPhone, iPad, Mac cost increases from tariffs

08/04/2019, 07:08 pm

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that any tariffs implemented by the US won't impact Apple's pricing because of supply chain moves implemented by Apple CEO Tim Cook, and because of that pre-planning, there won't be any impact to Apple's shipments.

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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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2020 iPhone to reduce TrueDepth notch, full-screen display rumored for 2021

07/10/2019, 07:07 pm

Apple is expected to significantly decrease the size of iPhone's TrueDepth "notch" in 2020, modifying or potentially removing the divisive design feature with the help of a smaller camera, according to noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Apple may switch butterfly keyboard for scissor version in MacBook Air

07/04/2019, 07:07 am

Apple will be making yet another change to its MacBook keyboard mechanism, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo forecasts, with a touted refresh of the MacBook Air for later in 2019 potentially switching out the butterfly mechanism for a more traditional scissor-based version.

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Apple's own 5G modem expected to land as soon as 2022

06/17/2019, 10:06 am

Apple will be producing a 5G iPhone by 2020, TF International Securities' Ming-Chi Kuo believes, but Apple could complete development of its own 5G modem and do without Qualcomm's version by 2022 or 2023.

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2020 5G iPhone coming in 5.4- and 6.7-inch sizes, LTE 6.1-inch iPhone [u]

06/17/2019, 09:06 am

Apple is predicted to produce three iPhones again in 2020, with the 5.4-inch and 6.7-inch models having 5G, and the 6.1-inch model sticking with LTE.

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New iPad Pro models with better antenna tech on the way for 2020, with 5G in 2021 says Ming-Chi Kuo

04/25/2019, 01:04 pm

Apple will be using an "LCP Soft Board" in its next generation of iPad Pro models, according to Ming-Chi Kuo, the first time the company will be using the technology in the product line, one that could potentially help improve the tablet's wireless communications and set it up for the introduction of 5G in 2021.

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'iPhone 5G' in late 2020 will drive 200 million sales for Apple, says Ming-Chi Kuo

04/22/2019, 09:04 am

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has thrown his hat into the ring in regards to iPhone 5G predictions, and also suspects that it will be released in the second half of 2020, and it will have a big impact on sales.

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2019 iPhone predicted to have triple-lens camera with super-wide lens, improved selfie camera

04/18/2019, 08:04 am

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is predicting that the triple-lens camera system on at least two models of the 2019 iPhone lineup will have a wide-angle lens, and the selfie front-facing camera will be improved as well.

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Apple's smart glasses can change the game in a niche augmented & virtual reality market

03/09/2019, 09:03 am

We don't need more technology, we need someone to find a true use for Virtual and Augmented Reality. Apple is just the firm to do it -- since it's done the same thing twice before.

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Apple's AR glasses arriving in 2020, iPhone will do most of the work

03/08/2019, 07:03 am

Apple's long-rumored augmented reality headset could arrive mid-way through 2020 prominent analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes, with the initial round of manufacturing for the fabled head-mounted display speculated to commence as early as the end of 2019.

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Video: Discussing the 11 products that Apple is expected to release in 2019

02/19/2019, 01:02 pm

Prolific Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo published a list of products Apple is expected to ship in 2019. AppleInsider takes a look at the hardware list, and spells out which could potentially be in user's hands before the end of this year.

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Apple plans new 16- to 16.5-inch MacBook Pro in 2019 aimed at pro designers

02/17/2019, 09:02 pm

As part of its 2019 product introductions Apple will reportedly revitalize a tier of MacBook Pro larger than its current 15-inch models, positioned at hardcore gamers and pro designers.

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Apple's 2019 iPhones to wirelessly charge other devices, sport bigger batteries and frosted glass

02/17/2019, 09:02 pm

Apple's 2019 iPhone lineup allegedly won't look much different from the company's current offerings outside of some frosted glass, new technologies like "bilateral" wireless charging, ultra-wide band for enhanced indoor positioning, and a triple-lens camera, according to TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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AirPower wireless charging, new AirPods will ship in first half of 2019

02/17/2019, 09:02 pm

Apple will finally get around to releasing its AirPower wireless charging mat and a future generation of AirPods in the first half of 2019, according to TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Apple to launch iPad Pro, iPad mini, 10.2-inch iPad, ceramic Apple Watch in 2019

02/17/2019, 08:02 pm

Apple plans to introduce new iPad Pros and iPad minis during the 2019 calendar year, along with a new ceramic Apple Watch design, a well-informed Apple analyst said Sunday.

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Mac Pro will be 'easy-to-upgrade,' debut in 2019 alongside 31.6-inch Apple 6K display

02/17/2019, 08:02 pm

Among three all-new Mac products expected to debut from Apple in 2019 are an "easy-to-upgrade" Mac Pro and a 31.6-inch Apple 6K display with high-end backlight technology, according to well-informed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Kuo: Rocky road ahead for iPhone, but leveling off in second half of 2019

01/27/2019, 06:01 pm

iPhone sales will continue to be weak in the first half of 2019, but should at least flatten out in the second half and help beat Wall Street consensus, TF Industries analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in a memo seen by AppleInsider.

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