What you need to know
- MediaTek has joined Apple's supply chain for its Beats headphones.
Apple has a new Beats component supplier in the form of Taiwanese company MediaTek.
According to this report, Apple could sell a "similar" amount of Beats headphones as it could iPhones in 2021. The implications of which are a "huge sales outlay" for MediaTek.
A Taiwanese, semiconductor company, MediaTek makes chips for smartphones and tablets as well televisions, making 1.5 billion devices in 2018.
Apple and Beats recently unveiled brand new PowerBeats Pro in partnership with fragment. From that report:
Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
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