AirPower to launch "end of March", according to DigiTimes sources


According to a Taiwanese publication, Apple plans to release its long-awaited wireless charging pad AirPower "end of March" DigiTimes. We are at the end of March, so if the report is correct, a publication should be imminent.

The report cites anonymous "industrial sources" in Apple's supply chain:

Lite-On Semiconductor, a manufacturer of discrete and analog IC components, is expected to see its second-quarter revenue record double-digit sequential growth, with the upcoming launch of a large volume of GPP bridge rectifier controls (glass). passivated) necessary to Apple wireless charger companies Air power, according to industry sources.

The sources said that Apple Air power wireless charger for iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods is should be officially launched in late March, which will significantly increase Lite-On's revenue for the second quarter of 2019.

There are 10 days left in March, including today.

DigiTimes has a mixed track record in forecasting the release schedule for Apple products. Although the publication has sources at Apple's suppliers in Asia, especially Taiwan, supply chain sources are generally more aware of what's happening than the moment. In short, we'll see.

There is certainly more and more evidence of an upcoming publication.

Yesterday, after get advice from reader Michael BatemanMacRumors has discovered what appears to be a new image of the AirPower with an iPhone XS and the new AirPods wireless charging case.

MacRumors also uncovered evidence suggesting that Apple had obtained rights to the AirPower brand in the United States.

Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal announced that Apple had approved the production of AirPower earlier this year and that reputed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo had announced that the AirPower would be released sometime in the first half of 2019 .

Air power is designed to charge multiple Apple devices at once, including the iPhone 8 and newer, Apple Watch Series 3 and later, and AirPods when placed in the new optional wireless charging case introduced Wednesday.

Apple has introduced new iPads on Monday, new iMacs on Tuesday and new AirPods on Wednesday this week.


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