Tag Archive: Analyst


Analyst Peter Misek Thinks Next Two Years Will Be Rough Period For Apple

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Jefferies analyst Peter Misek is one of our favorite Apple analysts in the entire world. Mostly because his Apple predictions are usually horribly wrong.

After the disastrous Apple TV SDK Event rumor he created earlier in the month, Misek is back with a new note to Apple investors, and it’s not a happy one. According to Misek, Apple is about to face a very rough two-year period, and he might actually be right.

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Apple’s $330 ‘iPhone Mini’ Could Launch As Early As This Summer [Analyst]

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Apple could launch its $ 330 “iPhone mini” as early as this summer to boost the company’s smartphone sales in China, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty. It’s expected the low-cost device could provide Apple with an additional 20% of the smartphone market, adding to the 10% it has already claimed with the iPhone 5. And with smartphone prices now beginning to stabilize in China, now would be an ideal  [Read More…]

Apple Will Definitely Release Cheaper iPhone In 2013, Claims Another Analyst

We're beginning to move out of analysts' predictions and into actual intel about Apple's 2013 pipeline.

Even though we have yet to see some truly credible evidence to support the countless claims that Apple will release a cheaper iPhone sometime in 2013, that’s not stopping another analyst from jumping on the cheap-iPhone train.

Analyst Brian White, at Topeka Capital, released a report this morning claiming that his research supports the claim that Apple  [Read More…]

Apple’s Smartphone Marketshare Will Peak Around 22% In 2013 According To Analyst

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will a cheaper iPhone be enough for Apple to beat Samsung?

Even though we’ve seen some positive news over the past few months regarding Apple’s smartphone marketshare, there’s no denying that Android is the most dominant mobile platform in the world right now.

Apple may continue to grow its marketshare of the world smartphone market for another year or so, but according to one analyst, Apple’s marketshare will peak sometime in 2013  [Read More…]

The iPhone 5S Will Have A Fingerprint Sensor And Launch In June [Analyst]

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There have been all sorts of crazy rumors about the iPhone 5S. Some have said it might launch in June. It could have NFC built-in with a ‘Super HD’ camera. There might even be multiple iPhone colors for you to choose from.

If you want high-tech security in your iPhone, then maybe this new rumor will get you excited. According to one analyst, the next iPhone will be rocking a  [Read More…]

iPhone 5 Demand Is Doing Just Fine, Don’t Worry About The Supply Cuts [Analyst]

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Earlier this week, The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple has cut its iPhone 5 component orders by as much as half following “weaker-than-expected” demand for device. The news sent Apple’s stock price plummeting, but according to some analysts, there’s nothing to worry about. iPhone 5 demand is doing just fine, according to Sterne Agee’s Shaw Wu, and the component cuts are in no way related to poor demand.

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Apple Could Sell 13 Million TV Sets Priced At $1,060 [Analyst]

If you have faith in the supernatural deity named Gene Munster, and believe with all your heart that Apple is going to release the iTV in 2013, then you’ve probably got all your pennies saved so you can drop some fat stacks on Apple’s flatscreen next year.

Apple products usually aren’t cheap, and we figure the iTV will be no different if Apple ever releases one, but according to a new survey, over  [Read More…]

Apple Has Set NFC Rollout In America Back By Two Years, Says Analyst

Got an Android phone with NFC and ticked off you can’t use it anywhere for mobile payments? Blame Apple. According to one industry watcher, the Cupertino-based tech company is responsible for setting back the emerging NFC market by two years in the United States.

The claim comes from an analyst at Juniper Research, who says that because Apple didn’t put NFC in the iPhone 5, retailers have a reduced brand  [Read More…]

Munster: Apple Hasn’t Released A HDTV Yet Because Of Screen Problems [Analyst]

This guy really believes that Apple is making a HDTV.

Gene Munster, everyone’s favorite Apple analyst, spoke at Business Insider’s IGNITION Conference today in New York City. One of the topics Munster hit on was the Apple TV. For years, Munster has been one of the biggest proponents of Apple releasing a literal TV. His most recent prediction pushed the product’s announcement to the end of next year, while last year he predicted  [Read More…]

Apple’s Live TV Service Is “Imminent” [Analyst]

Apple has been trying to get some sort of new TV product off the ground for quite some time. We’ve seen prototypes of an actual Apple iTV, and there’s also been speculation that Apple will introduce a TV set-top box that streams live broadcasts over the internet.

While licensing agreements still need to be reached with Hollywood studios and cable companies, Apple’s mythical TV device is gearing up for  [Read More…]