KGI Securities, among the first to report the next iPhone will use an in-cell touch panel, today...

|By:, SA News Editor

KGI Securities, among the first to report the next iPhone will use an in-cell touch panel, today claims Apple (AAPL) is struggling with unsatisfactory component yields for its upcoming products. This leads the firm to cut its estimates, though it still thinks Apple's early embrace of in-cell tech will give it a 1-2 year lead in panel quality over rivals. 8 days ago, Digitimes reported Q3 iPhone production has been hampered by low in-cell panel and dock connector yields.