Tag Archives: Supply

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 »

Apple supporting LG for a smooth supply chain of OLED display for upcoming devices

Apple is investing billions of dollars to help LG get started with the production of OLED displays iPhones lined up in 2018. Apple is already behind Samsung which is currently the only company with capabilities to design and mass produce OLED displays for smartphones. KGI Securities Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo recently published a report on the matter stating that… Read More »

Post-Brexit customs barriers threaten end of seamless UK-EU supply chains

In a small factory in a suburb of Birmingham in central England, family-owned Brandauer manufactures a tiny metal component used in the control panel of a car airbag. From raw material to electrical connector pin in the airbag of a finished car, it will travel between Britain and the European continent as many as five times during the… Read More »

Syria conflict: Army cuts IS supply route into al-Bab

Syrian government forces have advanced towards so-called Islamic State’s last major stronghold in Aleppo province, cutting off the main supply route into al-Bab, a monitoring group reports. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said troops had captured Tal Uwayshiya, a hill 9km (6 miles) to the south-east. It overlooks a key road linking al-Bab to the IS-controlled city… 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 »