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Global tablet shipments decline 13.7% on year in 4Q15, says IDC

Newswatch - Feb 3, 15:21

Despite the holiday season, worldwide tablet shipments declined 13.7% on year to 65.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to IDC. Total tablet shipments for 2015...

Camera lens makers sending dual-lens samples for next-generation iPhone

Feb 2, 16:29

Taiwan-based Largan Technology as well as Japan- and China-based camera lens makers have sent dual-lens camera samples to Apple for testing, according to sources from the upstream...

Apple products driving MEMS microphone market growth, IHS says

Feb 2, 16:09

The popularity of Apple's iPhone 6S and other products is boosting the MEMS microphone market to a CAGR of 13% from 2015 to 2019, according to IHS. The market is forecast to reach...

Commentary: Apple expected to see decreasing profits from hardware

Jan 29, 11:47

Apple is expected to see difficulties maintaining strong hardware sales, as sales of iPhone, iPad and Mac-series products during its fiscal first quarter of 2016 were all weaker than...

Samsung and Apple remain top semiconductor customers in 2015, says Gartner

Jan 29, 11:10

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top semiconductor buyers in 2015, representing 17.7% of the market, according to Gartner. Samsung and Apple together consumed US$59 billion...

Apple estimated to ship 20 million Macs in 2016

Jan 28, 15:27

Apple's Mac-series product shipments are expected to remain at a level similar to that of 2015 at around 20 million units in 2016, but despite flat shipment performance, new MacBook...

Apple reports record fiscal 1Q16 results

Jan 27, 14:11

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 first quarter ended December 26, 2015. The Company posted record quarterly revenues of US$75.9 billion and record quarterly...

Global 3Q15 smartphone and tablet AP markets decline, says Strategy Analytics

Jan 26, 21:19

The global markets for smartphone and tablet applications processors (AP) both fell compared to a year earlier in the third quarter of 2015, according to Strategy Analytics.

Second-generation Apple Watch to enter mass production in 2Q15

Jan 26, 14:31

The second-generation Apple Watch is expected to enter mass production in the second quarter with Quanta Computer to be the sole manufacturer of the device, according to sources from...

Global smartphone shipments up 10.3% in 2015, says TrendForce

Newswatch - Jan 15, 15:31

Global smartphone shipments grew 10.3% on year to 1.293 billion units in 2015, with 539 million units shipped by China-based vendors, according to TrendForce.

Global notebook demand to remain weak in 1H16

Jan 13, 15:56

While Taiwan-based ODMs shipped more notebooks than originally expected in December 2015, this was not due to rebounding demand, and global notebook demand will remain weak in the...

Commentary: Challenges facing iPhone suppliers

Jan 13, 12:31

Taiwan-based makers in the iPhone supply chain must have been aware that sales of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus have gradually lost their momentum, meaning Apple's orders for iPhones and...

Metal chassis makers expected to slow down capacity expansion to wait for 2H16

Jan 11, 14:17

With Catcher announcing a capex cut for 2016, sources from the upstream supply chain expect other metal chassis makers to also halt their capacity expansion plans and wait for demand...

iPhone 6s/6s Plus-related orders to fall short of expectations by 10-30% in 1Q16, say Taiwan makers

Jan 8, 16:16

Makers in the iPhone supply chain are expected to see their orders fall short of expectations by 10-30% in the first quarter of 2016 as Apple has continued to adjust its inventory...

Digitimes Research: Apple iPhone 6s/6s Plus expected to see 5-10% on-year decline in 1Q16

Jan 8, 10:57

Apple's iPhone shipments are expected to have registered single-digit percentage growth on year in the fourth quarter of 2015, but shipments are likely to drop 5.2-10.1% on year in...

Korea makers prepping US$12.8 billion in OLED equipment investments for Apple, says report

Dec 31, 12:32

Apple is about to finalize agreements with Samsung Display and LG Display regarding OLED panel supply. The two panel makers are estimated to invest a combined US$12.8 billion in production...

Apple more than doubles smartphone shipments in MEA region in 3Q15, says Counterpoint Research

Newswatch - Dec 30, 15:34

Overall the mobile phone market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) grew 23% on year in the third quarter of 2015, with the smartphone segment growing 31%, almost three times faster...

Taiwan market: Handset sales down slightly in November

Dec 28, 12:04

Sales of handsets in the Taiwan market totaled 765,000 units in November, down slightly from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail channels. Smartphones currently...

Taiwan market: Notebook, consumer electronics sales to remain flat in 2016, says Apple device dealer

Dec 25, 15:31

Sales of consumer electronics, computer and communication devices in the Taiwan market are expected to remain flat in 2016 as compared to a year earlier, according to Andy Tu, president...

Apple products spur growth in force sensing display technologies, says IHS

Dec 17, 14:15

Apple's use of Force Touch technology in the Apple Watch and 3D Touch in the iPhone 6S line is leading to growth in force sensing and other touch-panel enhancements in mobile devices...

Digitimes Research: Google Brillo IoT OS still lacks system hardware partners

Dec 17, 13:51

While Google has revealed more details of technology and cooperation partners for its IoT operating system Brillo, a lack of system hardware partners and specific direction for product...

Apple also looking to Samsung for future OLED supply, says report

Dec 16, 19:46

Apple is looking to get OLED displays from Samsung Display in addition to supply from LG Display in order to rely less on a single supplier as well as create more room for price negotiations,...

Apple expected to focus on micro-LED displays at new Taiwan facilities

Dec 16, 16:13

Apple is expected to focus on developing micro-LED displays at its new facilities in Taiwan in order to create thinner and more energy-efficient products, according to Digitimes Research...

Apple Taiwan lab developing flexible OLED technology, say sources

Dec 16, 15:03

Apple's new lab in Longtan, northern Taiwan is dedicated to developing flexible OLED technology for new displays for use in its devices including iPhones and iPads, and has a team...

Taiwan market: Handset shipments down in 3Q15, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 11, 15:53

Shipments of handsets in the Taiwan market totaled 2.26 million units in the third quarter of 2015, down 17% sequentially and 12% on year, the Chinese-language Liberty Times...

TSMC to provide backend InFO packaging technology for Apple chips, says report

Newswatch - Dec 11, 10:48

TSMC is scheduled to move its integrated fan-out (InFO) wafer-level packaging technology to volume production in the second quarter of 2016. Apple will be among the first wave of...

PC supply chain remains pessimistic about demand in 1H16

Dec 11, 10:40

Despite seeing growth in third-quarter worldwide PC shipments, the PC supply chain is still conservative about demand from the fourth quarter to the first half of 2016 as most PC...

Production of 5th-generation Apple TV to begin in 1Q16, say Taiwan makers

Dec 4, 11:37

The fifth-generation Apple TV will come into trial production in December and volume production in the first quarter of 2016, with Apple for the first time adopting a heat-dissipation...

Taiwan market: Apple begins selling iPad Pro tablets in local market

Dec 3, 14:14

Apple has begun selling its iPad Pro products in the Taiwan market, with a 32GB Wi-Fi version priced at NT$27,900 (US$853), 128GB Wi-Fi version at NT$32,900 and 128GB Wi-Fi+Cellular...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to drop less than 5% in 2016 thanks to large-size models

Dec 1, 15:01

Apple's iPad Pro and Microsoft's Surface 2-in-1 devices are expected to boost demand for large-size tablets, partly offsetting the shipment declines in small-size segments. This will...

Apple tells supply chains it will use OLED in upcoming iPhones, says report

Nov 27, 14:09

Apple has notified supply chains that it intends to switch to OLED panels for iPhones released in 2017-2018 and is calling on display makers in Korea and Japan to begin expanding...

Strong smartphone growth in saturated cellphone market, says IC Insights

Nov 25, 14:53

According to IC Insights, 89% of the new cellphones sold worldwide in 2015 are forecast to be replacements or additional cellphones sold to existing subscribers. Moreover, this percentage...

Led by Apple and China brands, high tech smartphone panel shipments rising, says IHS

Nov 25, 14:03

Demand for LTPS TFT LCD shipments rose 30% in September 2015 to reach 51.6 million units, due to strong demand from Apple and China-based brands. Total smartphone panel shipments...

China firm reportedly lands SiP device orders from Apple

Nov 25, 13:56

Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET), China's largest semiconductor packaging and test services provider, has reportedly grabbed assembly orders for SiP (system-in-package)...

IC designers eye business opportunity from force touch solutions

Nov 24, 15:56

More Taiwan-based IC design houses, including FocalTech Systems and Himax Technologies, have stepped up their efforts to develop force touch sensors as China-based smartphone vendors...

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    Apple iMac all-in-one PC with new Retina display

    Apple has updated the entire iMac family, bringing a new Retina Ultra HD display to the 21.5-inch iMac for the first time and the Retina 5K display to every 27-inch iMac. The updated...

    Photo: Company, Oct 19.

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    Apple TV

    Apple has announced the all-new Apple TV, which users are now able to download and use Apps on the device. The new Apple TV's remote features Siri, so users can search with their...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Apple iPad Pro tablet

    Apple has announced its 12.9-inch iPad Pro priced starting at US$799 and will start selling the tablet in November. The iPad Pro features a display resolution of 2,732 by 2,048 and...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

    Apple has announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the latest iPhone models from the company. The new iPhones introduce 3D Touch, which senses force to access features and interact...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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    Apple iPod Touch

    Apple has introduced its latest iPod touch and unveiled a new lineup of colors for all iPod models, including gray, silver, gold, pink and blue. The iPod touch features a new 8-megapixel...

    Photo: Company, Jul 21.

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Demand and supply trends in the global sapphire industry, 2014-2015
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.