News tagged: Ming-Chi Kuo
Apple plans to come out with two OLED iPhone models that include updated stainless steel frames in 2018, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In an investment report, Kuo predicts Apple will change the metal frame on the handset to improve data transmission.
As Apple finally released the iPhone X, many people are complaining only about one thing - its price tag. Although the new model looks really good and comes with several interesting features, with $999 starting price, not many people can afford the iPhone X.
Apple is going to expand its use of the TrueDepth camera system with next year's iPhones, but it won't include the technology in the rear cameras, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. TrueDepth and Face ID will remain restricted to the front-facing camera.
The iPhone X's production issues, largely caused by its TrueDepth camera, are finally going away and that component won't be an issue in 2018, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. By the time Apple wants to add the TrueDepth camera to additional models it shouldn't have any trouble.
Foldable smartphones are just around the corner and we know that Samsung and ZTE will be among first to release such devices. But they aren't the only ones that are working on foldable smartphones, as even Apple is already preparing foldable iPhones.
Face ID could entirely replace Touch ID on next year's iPhones, according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The analyst's latest investors note indicates Apple is likely to move solely to facial recognition for its mobile biometric security. Face ID will debut on the iPhone X.
Samsung's Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8 are nice looking smartphones with impressive specifications, but they all have one thing that many people criticise and that is a rear-facing fingerprint scanner. The good news is that Samsung is finally making progress with in-screen
Next year's iPad Pro models may come with Face ID and TrueDepth Cameras like the iPhone X, according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Though Apple is still deciding whether to bring those technologies to its full 2018 iPhone lineup, it wants to include them on the iPad Pro.
It is clear that new iPhones are not selling nearly as good as they used to in the past. When it comes to iPhone X, which has yet to be released, things could be even worse for Apple due to production issues. According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the so-called
It'll take Apple's competitors 2.5 years to catch up to the camera technology found in its iPhone X, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Previously, he suggested it'd take 1-2 years for Android phone makers to offer the same functionality. He's updated his estimate.
KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says reports indicating the iPhone 8 is doing poorly have been exaggerated. Although the phone is definitely seeing fewer sales than the iPhone 7, Kuo believes the market has viewed this situation in an "excessively negative" way.
Apple is waiting to see how consumers respond to the iPhone X's Face ID feature before deciding on whether to fully adopt the technology, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. If the feature is "well received," Apple is likely to use the TrueDepth Camera and Face ID through its lineup.
We are just a day away from the official announcement of Apple's newest iPhone lineup. For the first time, Apple will announce three new smartphones - iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X to celebrate its tenth anniversary. One of the most rumoured features of the new
With both premium smartphones now official, Samsung has switched its focus to its next-generation flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S9. Recent leak claims that Samsung has inked a deal with Qualcomm to be the first smartphone maker to get its hands on the Snapdragon 845
Apple iPhone 8 has been rumoured a lot over the last few weeks with various new details, but pretty much every report agrees on one thing - Samsung is having low yields with OLED panels for the iPhone 8. That is because of the special cutout that Apple asked and the highly
The iPhone 8 isn't going to come with Touch ID in its display, reports KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. According to the respected analyst, Apple has finally decided to stop attempting an integration of fingerprint recognition in the smartphone's display. It could appear on the rear.
Qualcomm has recently unveiled its next-gen Sense ID technology called Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors, allowing smartphone manufacturers to embed fingerprint scanners under metal & glass, glass, and display. That is possible thanks to new ultrasonic technology, which also works
This year's WWDC is scheduled to take place on June 5 and is being held in a different venue - the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose instead of the Moscone Center in San Francisco. During the event, Apple will present the next series of updates to iOS, macOS.
The chance that the "worst case scenario" with the iPhone 8 will happen and lead to delays is increasing, says KGI's Ming-Chi Kuo. He believes production and shipment issues will be present with the phone, limiting people's ability to buy it. Hardware changes are to blame.
The iPhone 8 may be revealed later this year, but it could be hard to get until 2018, according to a report from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. He believes mass production of the phone will begin in October or November. This strongly suggests the phone will be hard to get until 2018.