healthy sales of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, which feature wireless
headphone capability and a dual camera, have again demonstrated the
company’s unbeatable status in wearable devices. As a result, stock
commentators have foreseen Chinese suppliers benefiting from the new
Citing supply chain sources, Economic Daily News reported on Sept. 6
that Apple recently requested a batch of wireless charging chip samples
from IDT and NXP for upcoming iPhone products. IHS Markit forecasts that
the total market for wireless charging in wearable technology will be
worth over $1 billion by 2019.
Based on market prospects, China’s Founder Securities has ranked
Shenzhen-based battery maker and a wireless charging developer Desay
Battery Technology （000049） as a highly recommended product for
investors. The developer is expected to have an EPS of 0.97 RMB and a
P/E ratio of 40 times in 2016, reaching an EPS of 2.7 RMB and a P/E
ratio of 14.5 times in 2018. Essences Security has also forecast the
stock market success of battery makers LUXSHARE-ICT （002475), Shenzhen
Sunway Communication Co., Ltd. （300136) and Huizhou SPEED Wireless
Technology Co. Ltd. （300322）.
Japanese publication Nikkei reported that Apple plans to launch three
iPhone models in 2017, one being a premium version with a curved,
organic, light-emitting diode (OLED) display. Dai Pengju, Sealand
Security analyst, believes that OLED screens will soon be used more
widely in high-end smart phones due to the "Apple effect." Dai
recommended Shenzhen-based Mason Technology （002643） for Chinese
investors, which is China’s only supplier for the world’s largest liquid
crystal makers - Merck, Chisso and DIC Corp.
The iPhone 7 Plus features both an f/1.8, 28-millimeter wide-angle lens
and a 56-millimeter telephoto lens on its back. Apple follows HTC, LG
and Huawei down the dual-shooter path, with more phone makers expected
to jump on the wagon in coming months. Ping’an Security has recommended
to investors the Chinese optics manufacturing companies Shenzhen O-FILM
Tech Co., Ltd. （002456）, Jiangxi Lianchuang Electronic Co., Ltd.
（002036) and Zhejiang Crystal-Optech Co., Ltd. （002273）.
Apple stock had soared nearly 10 percent by Sept. 14, as investors
cheered the latest iPhone’s strong start. Initial quantities of the
iPhone 7 Plus have sold out globally in just in a week, the company
announced on Wednesday.