Tag Archives: Demand

iPhone X Supply Will Be Limited This Year, Will Only Meet Demand in 2018: KGI

While the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are already up for pre-orders, the anniversary edition iPhone Xwill go on sale on November 3, with pre-orders starting from October 27. Now that availability details are out, KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a fresh note predicting shipment numbers for the iPhone X for this year, and for next year as well. Kuo claims… Read More »

Asian factories lose some momentum in May on soft export demand

Factories across much of Asia ran into a soft patch in May as export demand slowed, but analysts said the weakness was likely to be temporary amid signs of steady improvement in the global economy. The findings from private business surveys came a day after Moody’s Investors Service painted an upbeat picture of global growth. The readings add… Read More »

Google’s Pixel Phones Shine Despite Misgauging Demand

The Pixel phone, Google’s answer to Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy, is off to a promising start – but might have done even better had Google managed consumer demand as smartly as the device’s sleek design. Although Google hasn’t released sales figures, industry researchers say the Pixel has been a hot item since its October debut was greeted… Read More »

German exports fall in July after global demand weakens

German exports fell sharply in July, posting their steepest drop in nearly a year, after the country’s goods saw lower global demand. Seasonally adjusted exports fell 2.6% compared with the month before, the biggest monthly drop since August 2015. The figures from Destatis followed economic data that painted a gloomy picture for German manufacturing. Industrial orders barely rose… Read More »

Demand for Note7 exceeds supply, Samsung working to build it up

amsung strongly underestimated the demand for Galaxy Note7 and is scrambling to make enough units for everyone. “As pre-order results for the Galaxy Note 7 have far exceeded our estimates, its release date in some markets has been adjusted,” Samsung told Reuters. High demand is always nice, but Samsung better step it up as the iPhone 7 is… Read More »

iPhone SE Demand Outstripped Supply Last Quarter, Says Tim Cook

Apple reported its latest quarterly earnings on Tuesday where it announced that global iPhone sales were marginally above expectations. Apple said it sold 40.4 million iPhone units in the April-June quarter, down 15 percent from the year-ago quarter but slightly more than the average analyst forecast of 40.02 million. iPhone sales in India were up 51 percent. The… Read More »

Apple Challenges FBI’s iPhone Demand as ‘Oppressive’

Apple on Thursday asked a court to quash a judicial order that would force the company to help the Justice Department unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, arguing that the order imposed an “unprecedented and oppressive” burden on the tech giant. The motion to vacate was the latest step in a high-stakes legal… Read More »