Apple will officially start mass production of the first generation MR (Mixed Reality) product Vision Pro in December this year, significantly boosting mainland China's supply chain.
Apple's recently released iPhone 15 series models have experienced significant price fluctuations.
China is now the largest market for Apple's iPhone, and it is also a manufacturing center for Apple. The impact of Tim Cook's visit to China on boosting iPhone sales is yet to be observed.
On September 16th, within one minute of the launch at the official flagship store of Tmall Apple Store, the first batch of iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max were sold out.
Xianyu announced the official launch of its "Help Selling" service and decided to personally enter the second-hand market for mobile phones, digital products, and luxury goods.
According to reports, the iPhone 15 series has completed trial production at Foxconn and will be mass-produced at Foxconn in Zhengzhou before the end of this month.
On April 12th, well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo revealed on social media that due to technical issues that could not be overcome before mass production, the highly anticipated solid-state button design for both models of the high-end iPhone 15 Pro series (Pro & Pro Max) will be cancelled.
During the China Development Forum on March 25, Apple CEO Tim Cook commended China for its rapid advancements in innovation and its longstanding relationship with Apple.
Chinese electronic components producer BOE obtained an order for Apple's 6.1-inch iPhone 14 display last year, and this year it will continue to supply key components of the high-end iPhone series.
News that Apple will cut manufacturing orders caused its major Chinese supplier Luxshare Precision's stock price to fall on Wednesday. However, Luxshare clarified the situation in its latest announcement on Thursday morning.
Apple announced the launch of a "New Year's Promotion" in China on December 27. However, some Chinese web users commented that Apple is only clearing out inventory via the New Year's promotion event.
At the Golden Rooster Awards ceremony, Jacky Wu, a Chinese actor, director and spokesperson of smartphone maker ZTE, took a photo with Apple's iPhone, which triggered online discussions about whether the action violated the actor's endorsement contract.
Crowds of Foxconn employees walked along the highway to their hometowns due to an outbreak of COVID-19 cases at the world's largest iPhone manufacturing facility in Zhengzhou. This factory is currently the leading source of employment in the central Chinese city of over 10 million people.
The rollout of Apple's latest smartphone series offers a glimpse into the iPhone's evolving relationship with Chinese tech and consumers.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer realme has asked its users around the world to share opinions and suggestions on whether the firm should adopt a design similar to Apple's new "Dynamic Island" feature on the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.
The iPhone 14 smartphone series was officially launched for sales on September 16, sparking an annual buying frenzy in China. While the new "Dynamic Island" screen feature has attracted curiosity from consumers, early feedback suggests the design is not entirely satisfactory.
On July 25, Apple's official website in China showed that it had launched a limited-time offer from July 29 to August 1, covering a range of its available products, including the iPhone 13 line up of smartphones.
Apple has requested Foxconn to start recruitment at its Zhengzhou factory two months in advance, prepare for shipments and avoid the impact of local lockdowns or supply chain challenges.
Apple had signed an agreement at the beginning of April regarding OLED panels valued at 50 million yuan ($7.6 million) with Chinese display maker BOE.
Due to the continuing global shortage of computer chips, Chinese display giant BOE is facing production difficulties with its OLED panels for Apple's iPhone.