Sturdy iPhone 12 gross sales to spur demand for smartphone cooling options
Aaron Lee, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES
Taiwan’s cooling resolution suppliers have regained confidence over potential orders from the smartphone sector in 2021 as latest sturdy gross sales of Apple’s iPhone 12 lineup might spur alternative demand for 5G telephones within the coming 12 months, in response to business sources.
As gross sales of the iPhone 12 collection merchandise have lengthy been served as a barometer for the smartphone business, cooling resolution makers together with Chaun-Choung Expertise, Auras Expertise, Taisol Electronics and Asia Important Elements all consider that demand for both vapor chambers or warmth pipes for smartphones will rebound in 2021.
Due to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, Auras noticed gross sales of its cooling options for smartphone functions drop to five% of complete revenues in third-quarter 2020 in comparison with 24% within the first quarter.
Chaun-Choung Expertise additionally noticed the comparable figures fall to 4% in third quarter, down from 6% within the second and over 10% beforehand.
Most cooling module makers count on gross sales of 5G telephones to achieve 450-500 million models in 2021, up from 220 million models forecast for 2020, leading to a big improve for cooling options, stated the sources.