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Topic: iPhone 12

Apple suppliers expect decreased iPhone orders due to virus, 5G iPhone production ramp postponed

03/27/2020, 08:03 pm

As the world struggles to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, Apple suppliers are reportedly expecting a significant decrease in immediate orders due to weakened demand.


Suppliers deny Apple is delaying 'iPhone 12' production

03/27/2020, 08:03 am

Printed circuit board manufacturers say that Apple has not told them to postpone production, as previously reported, and therefore the 5G iPhone is not expected to be delayed.


Why iPad Pro's LiDAR is a big step for Apple in computer vision and AR

03/26/2020, 11:03 am

The new LiDAR camera sensor that debuted in Apple's latest iPad Pro this week is an enhancement upon the depth sensing TrueDepth front-facing imaging array that first made its appearance on iPhone X in late 2017. This year as it arrives on iPhone 12, LiDAR appears to set to achieve a massive installed base of tens of millions of users. Here's why that's important.


Apple might delay 'iPhone 12' launch by months due to COVID-19, report says

03/25/2020, 04:03 pm

Apple is reportedly considering delaying the launch of its expected 5G iPhones by "months" on concerns that the global coronavirus pandemic will impact demand, as well as lingering supply chain issues.


TSMC A14 chip won't be holdup for 5G 'iPhone 12'

03/25/2020, 07:03 am

Following overnight supply chain reports suggesting that the A14 chip will see massive delays, J.P. Morgan's Gokul Hariharan casts serious doubt on the questionable report, but sees other factors potentially holding up the "iPhone 12" for up to two months.


Foxconn claims it has secured enough workers for seasonal demand

03/23/2020, 01:03 pm

Foxconn has assured investors that it has managed to recruit enough workers at all major Chinese factories before production of the "iPhone 12" is set to begin.


New and better camera elements coming to 'iPhone 12,' says Ming-Chi Kuo

03/23/2020, 07:03 am

Ming-Chi Kuo is seeing signs from the supply chain suggesting that the 5G "iPhone 12" won't just get faster connectivity, but it will also get an improved camera module with a bigger sensor as well.


Apple's supply chain feels coronavirus pinch, but 'iPhone 12' on track to launch in fall

03/19/2020, 09:03 pm

Though Apple's supply partners in China are still grappling with fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak that left factories in the region shuttered for weeks, the tech giant's important iPhone release cycle has yet to see significant disruption from the ongoing crisis, according to a report on Thursday.


Wedbush trims AAPL estimate to $335, expects 'iPhone 12' to ship late

03/18/2020, 07:03 am

The "once in a century" coronavirus outbreak is forcing Daniel Ives from Wedbush to tailor estimates for Apple downward, mostly based on iPhone demand deterioration in the short term and an "iPhone 12" release later than expected.


Apple may be looking at new suppliers for 'iPhone 12' OLED orders

03/17/2020, 02:03 pm

While Samsung and LG are the front-runners for OLED screens for the "iPhone 12," some new companies are stepping up efforts to become part of Apple's display supply chain for Apple's 2020 flagship.


Only 'iPhone 12 Pro' models expected have time-of-flight sensor

03/17/2020, 08:03 am

Code found in an iOS 14 leak indicates two of the three upcoming "iPhone 12" models will have a time-of-flight sensor, suggesting the non-pro model will not.


JP Morgan holding fast on AAPL at $350 despite coronavirus challenges

03/16/2020, 10:03 am

JP Morgan's Samik Chatterjee is seeing big impacts to Apple in 2020 because of various market forces associated with the coronavirus, but no real impact to the company lasting through 2021.


Apple A14 in 'iPhone 12' said to be as fast as the iPad Pro

03/15/2020, 03:03 pm

Geekbench scores that may be for the next iPhone processor, the "A14," have surfaced online, and show massive jumps in multi-core performance and speed.


2020 iPhone again rumored to boast rear-facing time of flight 3D sensor

03/12/2020, 12:03 am

A report on Wednesday reaffirms numerous claims that Apple will this fall debut an iPhone model featuring an integrated rear-facing VCSEL laser system, good for depth measurements that power advanced augmented reality applications.


Bank of America cuts AAPL price target to $320 on coronavirus 'iPhone SE 2' delay

03/11/2020, 02:03 pm

Wamsi Mohan from Bank of America has tweaked his target price for Apple stock, and is slightly reducing what he expects from the company for 2020, mostly because of supply and demand impacts from the coronavirus pandemic.


'iPhone 12' testing delayed by Apple staff travel bans

03/09/2020, 07:03 am

The production schedule for the 'iPhone 12' collection is allegedly being affected by COVID-19 in one more way, with Apple's self-imposed travel restrictions preventing its own engineers from performing tests on components for the 5G-equipped models.


How to see battery charge percent on your iPhone

03/07/2020, 02:03 pm

To make space for the Face ID notch, Apple took away the old battery percent number from the iPhone's home screen. But there are still many ways to get this useful information when you need it.


iPhone build numbers still greater than 2019, despite coronavirus

03/06/2020, 10:03 am

Timothy Arcuri from UBS is seeing some short-term struggles for Apple and the iPhone between production problems and temporary demand decreases, but sees restoration of iPhone production and sales in 2020.


Coronavirus won't stop 5G 'iPhone 12' super cycle or AAPL, says Wedbush

03/03/2020, 07:03 am

As investors ride the "roller coaster" that is Apple's coronavirus-impacted stock price, Daniel Ives from Wedbush sees a firm core business, and outstanding long-term prospects for Apple and the 5G "iPhone 12."


Apple diversifying 'iPhone 12' lens suppliers over coronavirus fears

03/02/2020, 09:03 am

While the coronavirus impact on Apple varies a great deal across the iPhone supply chain, Ming-Chi Kuo says that the company is proactively maneuvering to diversify camera lens suppliers for the "iPhone 12."