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Technology Apple Expects iPhone Shipments to Return to Growth in 2020

14:20  30 october  2019
14:20  30 october  2019 Source:   bloomberg.com

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Apple Inc. expects iPhone sales to return to growth next year as the introduction of a line of 5G devices supercharges demand, a person familiar with the company’s production plans said. The company aims to ship more than 200 million handsets in 2020 after introducing more than four new

Shipments are expected to grow again in 2020 from the introduction of 5G iPhones . Analytics firm International Data Corporation, or IDC, is out with a new report detailing their lookout for the smartphone industry fot the rest of 2019 and into the beginning of 2020 .

(Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. expects iPhone sales to return to growth next year as the introduction of a line of 5G devices supercharges demand, a person familiar with the matter said.

a wooden table: Apple Inc. iPhone 11 smartphones are displayed at an Apple store during a product launch event in Sydney, Australia, on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Apple's new iPhones with camera enhancements and improved battery life go on sale today.© Bloomberg Apple Inc. iPhone 11 smartphones are displayed at an Apple store during a product launch event in Sydney, Australia, on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Apple's new iPhones with camera enhancements and improved battery life go on sale today.

The company aims to ship more than 200 million handsets in 2020 after introducing more than four new iPhone models, possibly including 4G and 5G models and a low-cost successor to the budget iPhone SE device, the person said. That’s up from analysts’ estimates of about 170 million to 190 million for 2019, snapping at least a year of stagnant sales.

Kuo: iPhone SE2 will look like an iPhone 8 and arrive early 2020

  Kuo: iPhone SE2 will look like an iPhone 8 and arrive early 2020 Apple may be working on a smaller and cheaper version of the iPhone 11 for 2020. TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a strong track record of accurate Apple predictions, expects the company to launch the so-called iPhone SE2 early next year. It'd bring the A13 chip and 3GB of LPDDR4X memory to an iPhone 8 form factor. According to CNBC, Kuo suggested in an analyst note that the iPhone SE2 will retain the iPhone 8's 4.7-inchAccording to CNBC, Kuo suggested in an analyst note that the iPhone SE2 will retain the iPhone 8's 4.7-inch screen. The iPhone 11 has a 6.1-inch display.

5G shipments are expected to take off in 2020 and reach 123.5 million -- 9% of smartphones shipped next year. That proportion should proceed to climb IDC expects Apple 's iPhone volumes in 2019 to fall 15% to 177.9 million, since the Mac maker is going to be later than rivals in adding 5G technology

Apple may be gearing up to slim down and then completely remove the notch from iPhones over the next two years. Second, the China Times cites an analyst at investment firm Credit Suisse in Asia who believes Apple plans to release one new iPhone model without a notch or Face ID in 2020 .

a wooden table: Apple Inc. iPhone 11 smartphones are displayed at an Apple store during a product launch event in Sydney, Australia, on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Apple's new iPhones with camera enhancements and improved battery life go on sale today.© Bloomberg Apple Inc. iPhone 11 smartphones are displayed at an Apple store during a product launch event in Sydney, Australia, on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Apple's new iPhones with camera enhancements and improved battery life go on sale today.

The lineup however isn’t finalized and Apple’s plans may change, the person said, asking not to be identified discussing confidential plans.

Read more about Apple’s dented iPhone sales here.

Smartphone makers from Samsung Electronics Co. to Huawei Technologies Co. have already put 5G-capable devices on the market, betting that the emergence of the newest generation of wireless technology will drive innovation from automated factories to smart homes, exciting consumers and underpinning their businesses in coming years.

Apple's second-gen SE will resemble iPhone 8: report

  Apple's second-gen SE will resemble iPhone 8: report Ming-Chi Kuo predicts that Apple's second-generation iPhone SE -- donning the same 4.7-inch screen as the iPhone 8 -- will launch during the first quarter of 2020. In a note viewed by CNBC on Thursday, the notable and highly reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reportedly predicted that the iPhone SE2 will launch in early 2020 with an iPhone 8-like form and the same processor found in the iPhone 11 series. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Despite retaining the design -- and 4.

Apple is expected to launch iPhones next year in 5.4-inch, 6.1-inch, and 6.7-inch sizes, and all three will feature support for 5G, according to Nikkei Apple was originally planning to use Intel chips in its 2020 5G iPhones , but Intel is out of the smartphone chip business and Apple has no choice but to

5G shipments are expected to take off in 2020 and reach 123.5 million -- 9% of smartphones shipped next year. That proportion should proceed to climb IDC expects Apple 's iPhone volumes in 2019 to fall 15% to 177.9 million, since the Mac maker is going to be later than rivals in adding 5G technology

Apple however opted to bring the technology to the iPhone next fall, more than a year behind its major rivals, in part to ensure global networks can support a true 5G user experience. On Wednesday, the Nikkei reported that the company is telling suppliers that it expects to ship at least 80 million iPhones with 5G wireless modems next year.

The iPhone remains Apple’s most visible and profitable product and new devices will also drive adoption of Apple’s services and applications.

Yet it’s struggling with soft smartphone demand as people take longer to replace their gadgets and rivals grab market share. The trade war is also denting economic growth in China, Apple’s largest market outside of the U.S., while souring consumers there on American brands.

An Apple spokeswoman didn’t have an immediate comment. The company’s shares are hovering near a lifetime high, as optimism mounts over the iPhone 11’s reception.

To contact the reporters on this story: Debby Wu in Taipei at dwu278@bloomberg.net;Nate Lanxon in London at nlanxon@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story: Giles Turner at gturner35@bloomberg.net, Amy Thomson, Edwin Chan

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iPhone shipments took a big hit in one of Apple’s most important markets .
Here's the thing about how important of a market China is to Apple when it comes to iPhone sales. According to data prepared by Bloomberg, 55% of Apple's revenue this year has been attributable to the iPhone. Interestingly, over the same period, almost 20% of the company's revenue has been derived from the greater China region alone -- and so when an analyst tells his clients that iPhone shipments are dropping precipitously in the region, needless to say, it generates headlines.

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