OLED iPad Pros, MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs to Launch in That Order

Apple’s upcoming iPad Pro models with OLED displays will be followed by sequential OLED MacBook Pro and OLED MacBook Air launches over the next three years, according to analyst Jeff Pu from Haitong International Technology Research. In a new investor memo seen by MacRumors, Pu said Apple intends to update the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook […]

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iPhone 16 and 16 Plus Again Rumored to Jump From A16 to A18 Chip

All four iPhone 16 models will be equipped with A18-branded chips, according to Jeff Pu, an analyst who covers Apple and its supply chain. He first shared this prediction last month, and he touched on the topic again in a research note this week with Hong Kong-based investment firm Haitong International Securities. In his latest […]

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Apple Rumored to Follow ChatGPT With Generative AI Features on iPhone as Soon as iOS 18

Apple plans to start implementing generative AI technology on the iPhone and iPad in late 2024 at the earliest, according to Jeff Pu, an analyst who covers Apple’s supply chain for Hong Kong-based investment firm Haitong International Securities. In a research note on Wednesday, Pu said his supply chain checks suggest that Apple is likely […]

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iPhone 16 Pro Expected to Support ‘5G Advanced’ With Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X75 Modem

Apple’s next-generation iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max will be equipped with Qualcomm’s latest cellular modem, according to technology analyst Jeff Pu, enabling faster and more power efficient 5G connectivity for the devices. In a research note this week with investment firm Haitong International Securities, Pu said the iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone […]

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MicroLED Apple Watch Still on Track for Late 2025 Launch

Apple’s microLED Apple Watch is on track to launch in late 2025, according to Jeff Pu, a tech analyst at Hong Kong investment firm Haitong International Securities. In a note to investors seen by MacRumors, Pu said that the first Apple Watch with a microLED display will launch in late 2025. The advanced display technology […]

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iPhone 16 Lineup Will Feature A18 and A18 Pro Chips, Analyst Says

All four iPhone 16 models will be equipped with A18-branded chips, according to Jeff Pu, an analyst who covers companies within Apple’s supply chain. In a research note with investment firm Haitong International Securities this week, obtained by MacRumors, Pu said “we view A17 Pro as a transition design and now expect all the iPhone […]

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iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus Rumored to Feature Enhanced A17 Chip and 8GB Memory

The iPhone 16 and ‌iPhone 16‌ Plus will feature 8GB of memory and an A17 Bionic chip fabricated with TSMC’s N3E process, according to Jeff Pu, a tech analyst at Hong Kong investment firm Haitong International Securities. In a note to investors seen by MacRumors, Pu noted the significant RAM increase for the standard iPhone […]

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iPhone 16 Pro Said to Feature Wi-Fi 7 Support, 48MP Ultra Wide Camera

Next year’s iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max models should feature Wi-Fi 7 support and an upgraded 48-megapixel Ultra Wide camera lens, according to Jeff Pu, a tech analyst at Hong Kong investment firm Haitong International Securities. Pu revealed this information in a research note about the tech industry released today. More details […]

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iPhone 16 Pro Now Has ‘Low’ Chance of Featuring Solid-State Buttons

There is now a “low” chance that the iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max will be equipped with solid-state volume and mute buttons, according to Jeff Pu, a tech analyst at Hong Kong-based investment firm Haitong International Securities. Pu shared this prediction in a research note today alongside some details about the more […]

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iPhone 15 Pro Max Predicted to Be More Expensive Than Previous Model

Apple’s next-generation iPhone 15 Pro Max will likely be more expensive than the previous Pro Max model, according to Jeff Pu, a tech analyst at Hong Kong-based investment firm Haitong International Securities. In his latest research note, Pu predicted Apple’s larger of the two upcoming Pro models will see a price increase higher than the […]

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iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus Rumored to Feature 48-Megapixel Camera Like Pro Models

The lower-end iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus models launching later this year will be equipped with a 48-megapixel rear camera lens, according to Jeff Pu, an analyst at Hong Kong-based investment firm Haitong International Securities. In a research note today, obtained by MacRumors, Pu said the 48-megapixel lens on these models will use a […]

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Apple Delaying Solid-State Buttons Until iPhone 16 Pro Due to ‘Design Issues’

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo on Tuesday indicated that iPhone 15 Pro models will no longer have solid-state buttons due to “unresolved technical issues before mass production.” He now expects the buttons to have a “traditional” design. The change in plans was first reported by tech analysts Jeff Pu and Shelly Chou. In a research note […]

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iPhone 15 Pro Predicted to See First Price Increase Since iPhone X

Apple’s next-generation iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max will likely be more expensive than previous Pro models, according to Jeff Pu, a tech analyst at Hong Kong-based investment firm Haitong International Securities. In a research note this week, Pu predicted the iPhone 15 Pro models will see a price increase due to several […]

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Apple Watch With Micro-LED Display and Lower-Priced AirPods Rumored for 2024

In addition to outlining his expectations for the iPhone 15 lineup today, tech analyst Jeff Pu said Apple will likely release two notable products in 2024, including the first Apple Watch with a micro-LED display and lower-priced AirPods. In a research note for Hong Kong investment firm Haitong International Securities, Pu said a new high-end […]

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iPhone 15 Pro Models Rumored to Feature Titanium Frame, Taptic Buttons, Increased RAM, and More

Apple’s next-generation iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max will have several new features, including a titanium frame, solid-state buttons with haptic feedback, and increased RAM, according to tech industry analyst Jeff Pu. In a research note today for Hong Kong investment firm Haitong International Securities, Pu outlined his expectations for the iPhone 15 […]

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iPhone 14 Pro: Analyst Believes Storage Will Continue to Start at 128GB Despite Rumored Price Increase

It wouldn’t be the month before an iPhone launch without a few back-and-forth rumors, with the latest debate concerning iPhone 14 Pro storage. iPhone 14 Pro render by Ian Zelbo While research firm TrendForce forecasted that iPhone 14 Pro models could start with an increased 256GB of storage, Haitong International analyst Jeff Pu today forecasted […]

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Apple Watch Series 8 Model Rumored to Feature 5% Larger Display

Apple is working on an Apple Watch Series 8 model with a larger display, according to DSCC’s Ross Young and Haitong International Securities’s Jeff Pu. In October last year, Young suggested that the ‌Apple Watch Series 8‌ could come in three display sizes. Now, responding to a query about the rumor on Twitter, Young claims […]

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iPhone 14 Max Reportedly Weeks Behind Schedule

The iPhone 14 Max is currently behind schedule by around three weeks, according to Haitong International Securities analyst Jeff Pu. Yesterday, Nikkei Asia reported that at least one ‌iPhone 14‌ model was three weeks behind schedule due to the impact of lockdowns on Apple’s supply chains in China, but it was not clear which ‌iPhone […]

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Analyst: All iPhone 14 Models to Feature 120Hz Displays, 6GB of RAM, and More

Apple is rumored to announce four new iPhone 14 models in September, and ahead of time, analyst Jeff Pu has outlined his expectations for the devices. In a research note with Haitong International Securities, obtained by MacRumors, Pu claimed that all iPhone 14 models will feature ProMotion displays, compared to only Pro models currently. ProMotion […]

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iPhone 15 Pro Expected to Feature Periscope Lens With Up to 10x Optical Zoom

At least one iPhone 15 model launched in 2023 will feature a periscope camera system, allowing for increased optical zoom, according to analyst Jeff Pu. With a periscope system, light entering the telephoto lens on the back of the iPhone would be reflected by an angled mirror towards the camera’s image sensor. The change in […]

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