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Alleged supplier of iPhone 8 wireless charging components expects revenue boost

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Alleged supplier of iPhone 8 wireless charging components expects revenue boost

Element supplier Lite-On Semi used to be discussed in a contemporary Chinese language-language Business Occasions document as a imaginable supplier of wireless charging portions destined for Apple’s 2017 iPhones. According to Taiwanese industry newsletter DigiTimes, the supplier is anticipating to see its revenues succeed in the height for 2017 within the 3rd quarter (when iPhone 8 is rumored to go into mass-production, thoughts you) because of tough call for for its energy control chips used for wireless charging in smartphones and different units.

Lite-On Semi has reported consolidated revenues of NT$660 million (US$21.3 million) for February 2017, down 12.5% sequentially however up 3.2% on yr.

Lite-On Semi disclosed that gross sales of its discrete ICs fell 10% on month in February 2017 consequently of fewer running days right through the Lunar New Yr duration, however have been nonetheless 7% upper than year-ago ranges. The product phase accounted for 53% of corporate revenues all the way through the month.

Business Occasions lately claimed that Lite-On Semi got “part of the orders for GPP bridge rectifiers that will probably be used within the wireless charger for the impending iPhones.” Apple, which lately joined the Wireless Energy Consortium, is reportedly nonetheless comparing more than a few wireless charging applied sciences.

In keeping with KGI Securities analysts Ming-Chi Kuo, all 2017 iPhones will function wireless charging however customers could also be required to buy a devoted accent.

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