DV Hardware - bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
 
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
November 14, 2018 
Main Menu
Home
Info
News archives
Articles
Howto
Reviews
 

Who's Online
There are currently 222 people online.

 

Latest Reviews
Arctic BioniX F120 and F140 fans
Jaybird Freedom 2 wireless sport headphones
Ewin Racing Champion gaming chair
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller
 

Follow us
RSS
 

DigiTimes: iPhone 5 to be in short-supply in Q4 2012

Posted on Thursday, September 13 2012 @ 13:43:42 CEST by


Apple logo
DigiTimes Research estimates Apple's iPhone 5 will be in short-supply in Q4 2012 due to insufficient volume of in-cell touchscreen panels. Japan Display and LG are currently achieving production yields close to 80 percent for in-cell touchscreen panels, while Sharp is struggling with a yield rate of only 30-40 percent. DigiTimes anticipates iPhone 5 shipments in the final quarter of the year may hit 30-35 million units, less than the anticipated demand (for which no estimate is mentioned in the article).
One of the more interesting details of the latest iPhone is the use of in-cell touchscreen panels. Improving yield rates for the panels should benefit iPhone 5's shipments in the fourth quarter to reach 30-35 million units. However, the volume will still be unable to satisfy demand for the iPhone 5.

Total iPhone (all models) shipments in the fourth quarter are expected to reach more than 40 million units. Currently, only Japan-based Japan Display and Korea-based LG Display have a production yield close to 80% for in-cell touchscreen panels and Sharp, which has a yield rate at 30-40%, is only expected to to have a chance to become a major panel supplier to Apple after the panel maker improves the yield rate in the fourth quarter.




 



 

DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2018 DM Media Group bvba