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BOE Technology Group, a leading supplier of display products and solutions, started building what will be the world's largest production site for manufacturing mobile device display modules in Qingdao, Shandong province, on Wednesday.

The production site is expected to improve BOE's manufacturing capacity and core competitiveness in mobile display products and help the city of Qingdao build an important national electronic information industry base, as well as a high-end R&D and manufacturing base, according to the company's website. A total investment of 8.17 billion yuan ($1.27 billion) is expected.

The project is located in the Qingdao West Coast New Area, the ninth State-level economic development zone in China.

The faciclity will manufacture display panels for mobile terminals such as smart phones, tablet PCs and laptops, the company said, adding that production of complete mobile phones and other devices is planned for the future.

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A groundbreaking ceremony is held in Qingdao, Shandong province, on Wednesday as construction starts on BOE's large production site for mobile device display modules. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

The first batch of display panels is expected to be unveiled at the end of next year. The production site will reach its full capacity in March 2024, the company said

It quoted data from Beijing-based market research firm Sigmaintell, saying that 500 million smartphone display panels were produced worldwide from July to September last year, an increase of 7.4 percent year-on-year

BOE said its mobile display components have gone into mass production, and the new production site in Qingdao will further meet market needs for display panels of medium and small mobile devices around the world.

The new factory is expected to attract well-known manufacturers in the industrial chain and encourage them to settle their units in Qingdao, as a new driver of the local economy and a job creator, the company said.
 

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BOE Technology Group, a leading supplier of display products and solutions, started building what will be the world's largest production site for manufacturing mobile device display modules in Qingdao, Shandong province, on Wednesday.

The production site is expected to improve BOE's manufacturing capacity and core competitiveness in mobile display products and help the city of Qingdao build an important national electronic information industry base, as well as a high-end R&D and manufacturing base, according to the company's website. A total investment of 8.17 billion yuan ($1.27 billion) is expected.

The project is located in the Qingdao West Coast New Area, the ninth State-level economic development zone in China.

The faciclity will manufacture display panels for mobile terminals such as smart phones, tablet PCs and laptops, the company said, adding that production of complete mobile phones and other devices is planned for the future.

6167f627a310cdd3d813573a.jpeg
A groundbreaking ceremony is held in Qingdao, Shandong province, on Wednesday as construction starts on BOE's large production site for mobile device display modules. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

The first batch of display panels is expected to be unveiled at the end of next year. The production site will reach its full capacity in March 2024, the company said

It quoted data from Beijing-based market research firm Sigmaintell, saying that 500 million smartphone display panels were produced worldwide from July to September last year, an increase of 7.4 percent year-on-year

BOE said its mobile display components have gone into mass production, and the new production site in Qingdao will further meet market needs for display panels of medium and small mobile devices around the world.

The new factory is expected to attract well-known manufacturers in the industrial chain and encourage them to settle their units in Qingdao, as a new driver of the local economy and a job creator, the company said.
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Apple has always been a niche product.

The world does not revolve around a niche product.

The Macintosh use to have only 8% of the PC market, and I really do not know if they still do.

Remarkably, after the cell phone industry in China became more settled and everyone craved out their market share, there was the iPhone at 8% of the market. I have not looked lately, because there is no point to do so. When they never get more than around 8%, that is the ceiling for Apple products.

The iPhone may have a bigger market share in America, but the cell phone is a global commodity, at that probably makes the iPhone at 8% or less world wide.

No one is going build a factory like this in Qingdao for that 8%. Someone actually said that in America back in the day. Some reporter asked some boss of a big company, why don't you try to do more business with Apple. The boss replied, "If I want 8% of the market, then I would do it."

The more things change, the more things stay the same. 8%. Apple.
 

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Apple has always been a niche product.

The world does not revolve around a niche product.

The Macintosh use to have only 8% of the PC market, and I really do not know if they still do.

Remarkably, after the cell phone industry in China became more settled and everyone craved out their market share, there was the iPhone at 8% of the market. I have not looked lately, because there is no point to do so. When they never get more than around 8%, that is the ceiling for Apple products.

The iPhone may have a bigger market share in America, but the cell phone is a global commodity, at that probably makes the iPhone at 8% or less world wide.

No one is going build a factory like this in Qingdao for that 8%. Someone actually said that in America back in the day. Some reporter asked some boss of a big company, why don't you try to do more business with Apple. The boss replied, "If I want 8% of the market, then I would do it."

The more things change, the more things stay the same. 8%. Apple.
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Apple market share ranges from 10% to 20% worldwide, depending when the new products are released.
 

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Apple market share ranges from 10% to 20% worldwide, depending when the new products are released.

That is true.

This is also true, that Americans like to buy iPhones.

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The iPhone always sells a lot in the 4th qrt due to Christmas.

After that, the percentages drop off a lot, and when we consider that 40% is the market share of iPhones in the American market, the rest of the world the iPhone is probably around that 8%.

That is very curious to me. The Mac computer, after all this time (decades) still at 8% market share of the PC market.

If the iPhone does better in the cell phone market in the world, it is not much better.

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That is true.

This is also true, that Americans like to buy iPhones.

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The iPhone always sells a lot in the 4th qrt due to Christmas.

After that, the percentages drop off a lot, and when we consider that 40% is the market share of iPhones in the American market, the rest of the world the iPhone is probably around that 8%.

That is very curious to me. The Mac computer, after all this time (decades) still at 8% market share of the PC market.

If the iPhone does better in the cell phone market in the world, it is not much better.

:)
Desktop is more like 15%, I'm actually thinking of getting the next MacBook pro that will be revealed Monday. The MacBook pro product line is mostly used by prosumer that can pay $2~3000 for their digital equipment. Right now you get best of the best with MacBook pro because apple innovated their way out of the intel trap with their Apple silicon.

Same with tablets while Android might be their with their hardware lineup they aren't there with the app ecosystem, the app ecosystem was the reason I got a iPad pro instead of a Android tablet last year for note taking and had plans to pick up digital drawing again.
 

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Desktop is more like 15%, I'm actually thinking of getting the next MacBook pro that will be revealed Monday. The MacBook pro product line is mostly used by prosumer that can pay $2~3000 for their digital equipment. Right now you get best of the best with MacBook pro because apple innovated their way out of the intel trap with their Apple silicon.

Same with tablets while Android might be their with their hardware lineup they aren't there with the app ecosystem, the app ecosystem was the reason I got a iPad pro instead of a Android tablet last year for note taking and had plans to pick up digital drawing again.


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I've considering a Macbook Pro too since I have numerous iPhones (most hand-me-downs from family members) but I'm kind of worried about it breaking since the M1 Macbooks have had issues with their screens cracking from normal use. This is kind of a big deal because other Apple products like
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along with the fact that they've instructed their suppliers not to sell to unauthorized third parties (i.e. independent repair shops). This means that any minor issue that could be repaired for like $50-80 out of pocket could cost like $200-300 depending on what Apple wants to charge you or force everyone to get Applecare for everything.
 

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