The number of Chinese makers in Apple’s top-200 supplier list for 2020 is comparable to that of Taiwanese firms. But industry observers believe Taiwanese suppliers’ manufacturing flexibility still give them some advantage in the Apple supply chain over their Chinese competitors. GigaDevice, who in 2020 unseated Taiwan’s Winbond Electronics as the sole NOR flash supplier for Apple’s AirPods, is eyeing a bigger share in the TWS device market. The annual IT tradeshow Computex has kicked off its 2021 edition – a month-long virtual event.
China makers gaining weight on Apple top-200 supplier list: China-based makers have been gaining presence in the Apple’s supply chain, with 12 new makers from the country entering the vendor’s newly released top-200 supplier list for 2020, compared to six newcomers from Taiwan.
GigaDevice eyeing bigger share in TWS earbuds market: NOR flash chipmaker GigaDevice is reportedly ramping up its output at Hua Hong Semiconductor, eyeing a bigger share in the TWS earbuds market segment.
Computex 2021 kicks off month-long virtual show: Computex 2021 kicked off on May 31, with firms presenting their latest innovations and products in a month-long virtual tradeshow. DigiTimes