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Topic: Ming-Chi Kuo

'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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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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