Kuo: Apple losing AR lead to low-cost competitors, lack of software innovation to blame

Apple is frittering away its lead in the augmented reality space after setting a rapid pace with ARKit in iOS 11 and advanced hardware in iPhone and iPad, according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who sees Chinese upstart Oppo gaining ground with less complex — and less expensive — solutions. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

KGI says ‘iPhone 7’ won’t have ‘many attractive selling points,’ predicts competitors to outperform Apple

Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities continues to have a bearish outlook on iPhone sales through the end of 2016, telling investors on Sunday that he believes Apple will be the only top-five smartphone vendor to see shipments decline this year. AppleInsider – Frontpage News