Ming-Chi Kuo, arguably the most reliable Apple analyst out there who had been breaking major news about the Cupertino tech giant for years, has departed KGI Securities.
KGI reiterates that the upcoming 6.1-inch LCD iPhone won’t have 3D Touch
Revered KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has reiterated his view that one of Apple's 2018 iPhone models will skip the 3D Touch feature which made a splash more than two years ago.
KGI: Apple Watch to get new design, 15% larger display this year
This year's new Apple Watch models will feature a refreshed design, larger display, enhanced health monitoring and longer battery life. The news comes by way of a research note from the oft-accurate KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via 9to5mac).
KGI predicts a more affordable MacBook Air
Some people have suspected that Apple's MacBook Air notebook family is being slowly but surely phased out because in the past few years the company has shown little interest in refreshing the Air models beyond modest CPU, GPU and storage upgrades.
KGI on iPhone SE 2: “we believe Apple may have used up its development resources”
Is Apple spreading itself too thin and getting into the danger zone?
Acclaimed analyst says Apple is dropping 3D Touch from one of its next iPhone models
Has Apple realized that 3D Touch may be a gimmicky feature after all?
KGI: iPhone X to be discontinued when Apple brings Plus-sized OLED model to the mix
Revered Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has predicted in a note sent to clients on Monday that Apple will discontinue 2017's $999 iPhone X later this year while adding a lower-priced Plus-sized model outfitted with an edge-to-edge OLED panel to the product mix.
KGI: 2019 iPhones will have upgraded TrueDepth camera that’ll draw more power
While iPhones introduced next year are expected to feature basically the same TrueDepth camera as one found on the new iPhone X, models coming in 2019 will be outfitted with an upgraded TrueDepth system that'll consume more power and require larger-capacity batteries.
KGI: upgraded AirPods with a “smaller quartz component” arriving in the second half of 2018
Revered Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has predicted that Apple may begin shipping its second-generation AirPods sometime in the second half of next year.
KGI: Apple to integrate faster circuit boards across its product lineup come 2018
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted that Apple will roll out the all-new flexible circuit board design which debuted in iPhone X across its product lineup come 2018.
KGI: AirPods shipments to double in 2018
As demand for AirPods continues to be stronger than expected, respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has now revised his sales estimate for the next year saying the popular wireless earphones will ship double the units.
KGI: 2018 iPhones will feature faster LTE via updated Intel & Qualcomm modems
Apple will continue to dual-source cellular modems for 2018 iPhones from chip makers Intel and Qualcomm, with the updated pre-5G baseband chips enabling faster LTE speeds.