Global Smartphone Volume Declines by 6% But Registers Highest Ever Third Quarter Revenue

The global smartphone market grew 6% QoQ but declined 6% YoY to 342 million units in Q3 2021. While shipments declined due to component shortages,…

BoM Analysis: iPhone 12 Costs 21% More Than iPhone 11

The blended materials cost for the iPhone 12 with 128GB NAND flash is nearly $415, a 21% increase over the iPhone 11. In the iPhone 12, Apple’s…

Apple: Thinking Inside the Box

Apple: Thinking Inside the Box

Apple removes chargers and earphones from the boxes In a unique and courageous move, Apple has disrupted the legacy packaging of smartphones by…