Kuo: Apple Could Launch Foldable iPhone With 7.5–8 Inch Display in 2023

HomeKit Essentials Worth Checking Out HomeKit was slow to take off after its 2014 launch, but now that it’s been around for seven years, there are hundreds of HomeKit products available, ranging from doorbells and speakers to TVs, lights, and cameras. In our latest YouTube video, we rounded up some of our favorite HomeKit products […]

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Kuo: Some 2022 iPhones to Abandon Notch in Favor of Punch-Hole Display Design

HomeKit Essentials Worth Checking Out HomeKit was slow to take off after its 2014 launch, but now that it’s been around for seven years, there are hundreds of HomeKit products available, ranging from doorbells and speakers to TVs, lights, and cameras. In our latest YouTube video, we rounded up some of our favorite HomeKit products […]

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Kuo: Next iPhone SE Coming in Early 2022 With 5G and Processor Upgrades

The next-generation version of the iPhone SE won’t appear until the first half of 2022, according to a new research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Early rumors had indicated that a third-generation ‌iPhone SE‌ could appear in the first half of 2021, but later rumors suggested it wouldn’t appear until at least the second half […]

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Kuo: iPhone 13 Lineup to Feature Smaller Notch and Larger Batteries, 120Hz Display for Pro Models, and More

iPhone 13 models will all feature a smaller notch, while the two Pro models will be equipped with low-power LTPO display technology for a 120Hz refresh rate, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said today in a research note obtained by MacRumors. Several other sources have previously claimed that some iPhone 13 models will support a 120Hz refresh […]

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Kuo: New MacBook Pro Models With HDMI Port and SD Card Reader to Launch Later This Year

Gurman: No Apple Event Happening on March 16 Apple does not have plans to hold an event on Tuesday, March 16, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman confirmed on Twitter this evening. Earlier this week, a report from Taiwanese site Economic Daily News suggested there would be a March 16 event, with the initial rumor picked up and […]

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Kuo: No Significant Upgrades to iPhone Camera Lenses Through at Least 2022

iPhone camera lenses may not see significant hardware updates through at least 2022, according to a new research note by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo seen by MacRumors. Today’s note focuses on a new price war between lens suppliers Largan and Genius Electronic Optical that will affect profitability for the suppliers, with Genius Electronic Optical at particular […]

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Kuo: Apple to Unveil AirTags, Augmented Reality Device, and More in 2021

Apple Removes 39,000 Games From China App Store Apple on Thursday removed nearly 39,000 apps from its Chinese App Store due to the apps lacking an official license from local regulators, reports Reuters. The report, which cites data from research firm Qimai, says that games affected by the cull included Ubisoft title Assassin’s Creed Identity […]

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Kuo: Apple Car Still in Early Stages, Unlikely to Launch Until 2025-2027 at Earliest

Earlier this week, Reuters reported that Apple is targeting 2024 for production of its long-rumored electric vehicle with “next level” battery technology, but Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that a launch is unlikely until 2025-2027 at the earliest. An excerpt from Kuo’s latest research note, obtained by MacRumors: We predicted in a previous report that […]

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Kuo: iPhone 13 Models Won’t Face Mass Production Delays Like iPhone 12 Lineup

While the iPhone 12 lineup launched later than usual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo today forecasted that mass production of so-called iPhone 13 models with a new A15 chip will revert back to Apple’s usual timeframe. In a typical year, Apple begins mass production of iPhones in the early summer, but reports […]

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Kuo: Two Redesigned MacBook Pros in 2021 and New MacBook Air in 2022, All With Apple Silicon and Mini-LED Displays

Apple plans to release two redesigned MacBook Pros in 2021 and a new MacBook Air in 2022, all with mini-LED displays and Apple Silicon chips, according to TFI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research note to investors, seen by MacRumors, Kuo explained that two new MacBook Pro models equipped with an all-new form factor […]

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Kuo: Redesigned MacBooks With Apple Silicon to Launch in Second Half of 2021

Apple plans to release additional MacBook models with Apple Silicon in the second half of 2021, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, as part of the company’s two-year transition away from Intel processors across its Mac lineup. In a research note today, obtained by MacRumors, Kuo said that these MacBook models will feature a new design. […]

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Kuo: ‘AirPods 3’ Expected to Use Similar System-in-Package Technology as AirPods Pro

Apple’s third-generation AirPods will adopt a compact system-in-package (SiP) solution similar to AirPods Pro, according to the latest research note from TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, obtained by MacRumors. Apple is expected to launch new entry-level ‌AirPods‌ with a form factor design similar to ‌AirPods Pro‌ in the first half of 2021, and Kuo’s […]

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Kuo: Apple to Launch 10.8-Inch iPad Later This Year, 8.5-Inch iPad Mini in 2021

Microsoft Stores Are Permanently Closing Microsoft today announced that it is permanently closing its physical stores worldwide. The company’s retail employees will continue to serve customers through Microsoft’s corporate offices and remotely, providing sales, training, and support. Microsoft will continue to operate its online storefront, and it also has plans for reimagined “Experience Centers” for […]

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Kuo: 24-Inch iMac With New Design to Launch in Fourth Quarter of 2020

Apple plans to launch a 24-inch iMac with a new design in the fourth quarter of 2020, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said today in a research note obtained by MacRumors. Earlier this week, Kuo claimed that this redesigned iMac will be one of Apple’s first two Mac models with a custom Arm-based processor, with the other […]

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Kuo: AirPods 3 to Launch in First Half of 2021 With Similar Design as AirPods Pro

Apple plans to launch third-generation AirPods with a form factor design “similar to AirPods Pro” at some point in the first half of 2021, according to the latest research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, obtained by MacRumors. Introduced in November 2019, the AirPods Pro feature an in-ear design with three sizes of soft, flexible silicone […]

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Kuo: Apple to Launch Several Macs With Arm-Based Processors in 2021, USB4 Support Coming to Macs in 2022

Apple plans to launch several Mac notebooks and desktop computers with its own custom designed Arm-based processors in 2021, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said today in a research note obtained by MacRumors. Kuo believes that Arm-based processors will significantly enhance the competitive advantage of the Mac lineup, allow Apple to refresh its Mac models without relying […]

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Kuo: Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization Coming to 6.7-Inch iPhone in 2020, Periscope Lens to Follow in 2022

Apple is rumored to be planning a high-end 6.7-inch iPhone model for release in 2020, and multiple reports have indicated that the device will feature multiple rear camera improvements, including larger sensors that capture more light for better image quality. The latest word comes from noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who today said that the 6.7-inch […]

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Kuo: MacBooks With Apple-Designed Processors Coming Late 2020 or Early 2021, All-New Design to Follow in Mid 2021

Camera Comparison: iPhone 11 Pro Max vs. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Earlier this week we picked up a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and did a feature overview to see if it’s worth $1,400, but we also thought we’d take a deeper look at Samsung’s newest smartphone to see how the cameras measure up to the […]

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Kuo: New MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Models With Scissor Keyboards to Launch in Second Quarter

Camera Comparison: iPhone 11 Pro Max vs. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Earlier this week we picked up a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and did a feature overview to see if it’s worth $1,400, but we also thought we’d take a deeper look at Samsung’s newest smartphone to see how the cameras measure up to the […]

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Kuo: Supply Chain to Ramp Up for Apple’s Ultra Wideband Tags in Second to Third Quarter of 2020

Shanghai-based manufacturing company Universal Scientific Industrial will begin supplying the system-in-package for Apple’s upcoming Ultra Wideband item tracking tags in the second to third quarter of 2020, with shipments to reach tens of millions of units by the end of the year, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.In a research note with TF International Securities, obtained […]

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