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Digitimes Research: Skylake processor delay to weaken Windows 10 notebook demand

10h 43min ago

Intel's Skylake-based processors, originally expected to launch in early third-quarter 2015 to support the release of Windows 10-based notebooks, may not become available until the...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan shipments of large-size TFT LCD panels increase in 3Q14

Oct 28, 20:09

Taiwan makers' shipments of large-size TFT LCD panels sized 9-inch and above reached 67.92 million in the third quarter of 2014, up 0.6% on quarter and up 5.3% on year, according...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to drop 1.7% in 2015

Oct 28, 14:17

Global notebook shipments, which are expected to decline 2.1% on year in 2014, will further drop 1.7% in 2015 to reach 168 million units, despite Microsoft's attempts to stimulate...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODMs ship 3.503 million digital cameras in 3Q14

Oct 27, 15:15

Taiwan-based ODMs Ability Enterprise, Altek, Asia Optical and Foxconn Electronics shipped 3.503 million digital cameras in the third quarter of 2014, increasing on quarter by 1% but...

Digitimes Research: Sales of 4G smartphones to remain sluggish in China in 4Q14

Oct 27, 14:03

Major China-based handset vendors including Coolpad, Lenovo and Xiaomi Technology are unlikely to reach their shipment goals set for 2014 due to slow sales of 4G models in the third...

Digitimes Research: Intel to see strong shipment growth for Education Tablets in 2015

Oct 27, 11:08

Intel, which launched the Classmate PC specifically for emerging countries' education markets in 2007, did not achieve significant results with its StudyBook tablet in 2012. But in...

Digitimes Research: OLED TV pricing to remain double Ultra HD TV pricing through 2016; China vendors see mixed results in LCD TV sales abroad

Oct 24, 14:05

OLED TV pricing is expected to remain double that of Ultra HD TVs through 2016, which will influence the 120% on-year expected growth in Ultra HD TV shipments in 2015, according to...

Digitimes Research: Apple turns to focus on price management to save tablet business

Oct 23, 13:55

Digitimes Research believes Apple is planning to sacrifice its gross margins to save its tablet business, which has already fallen into decline. Apple's entry into price competition...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to drop in 4Q14

Oct 21, 11:26

Despite Intel and Microsoft subsidies, Digitimes Research expects global notebook shipments, not including 2-in-1 models, to drop 4.4% on year and 2.6% sequentially in the fourth...

Digitimes Research: Lenovo starts price-cut competition for 7-, 8-inch tablets

Oct 20, 16:09

Most 7-inch tablets' prices have dropped significantly during October with several first-tier vendors' 8GB models even dropping to as low as US$99. Meanwhile, 8-inch tablets also...

Digitimes Research: Japan new fund raising policy to provide positive benefit to crowd funding market

Oct 20, 15:51

Following the passing of Japan's 2014 amendment of financial instruments and exchange act, etc. on May 23, 2014, unlisted companies in Japan are now allowed to raise funds through...

Digitimes Research: Price pressure on DRAM chips to ease in 4Q14

Oct 17, 14:06

Global DRAM bit demand growth will be higher that of bit supply growth in the fourth quarter of 2014, easing pressure on the prices of DRAM chips in the quarter, according to Digitimes...

Digitimes Research: Average retail pricing for 23- to 27-inch LCD monitors down in October

Oct 17, 11:13

Average retail pricing for LCD monitors in the US, UK, Germany, Japan and China will all see declines on month in October 2014, with 27-inch units dropping 5% to US$341, 24- and 23-inch...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments in 3Q14 estimated at over 45 million units

Oct 17, 10:41

Third-quarter 2014 global notebook shipments are estimated at 45.198 million units (not including 2-in-1 models), increasing 6.4% sequentially and 2.6% on year, according to Digitimes...

Digitimes Research: GTAT woes disrupt sapphire industry

Oct 16, 11:14

GT Advanced Technologies' (GTAT) move to seek bankruptcy protection on October 6 came as a surprise to the IT industry especially because the maker was a major supplier of Apple for...

Digitimes Research: September 7W LED bulb prices sequentially up in China market

Oct 14, 20:15

September average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescents) in the China market increased 11% on month to CNY33.9 (US$5.50), while 9W models (equivalent...

Digitimes Research: More than 80% of handsets from China vendors to use local touch panels

Oct 14, 20:12

More than 80% of handsets from China vendors in the second half of 2014 will use touch panels from local makers, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Penetration rate of SSD applications to expand significantly in 2015

Oct 14, 15:54

Support for PCIe technology and the adoption of triple-level cell (TLC) NAND to reduce costs are the major focuses in the development of SSD controller chips in 2014. The penetration...

Digitimes Research: Silicon Works expected to expand non-LCD driver IC revenues thanks to LG

Oct 14, 15:33

Although Silicon Works' revenues from the LCD driver IC (LDI) business dropped 8.1% on year and reached KRW128.7 billion (US$120 million) in the first half of 2014 because of two...

Digitimes Research: Enterprise segment to benefit, but PC segment to suffer from HP spin-off

Oct 9, 15:49

Hewlett-Packard (HP) will separate into two companies, HP Inc. and HP Enterprise with the former focusing mainly on PC and printer products and the later on servers, storage, software...

Digitimes Research: MediaTek, Rockchip to join Chromebook market

Oct 9, 14:16

In addition to gradually integrating Android's ecosystem into the Chrome OS, Google is looking to support more processors. Chromebook-supported processors will include solutions from...

Digitimes Research: Global LED lighting demand in 2018 to grow 180-190% from 2013

Oct 8, 21:30

Global demand for LED lighting products and LED-based lighting systems and services in 2018 will increase from 2013 by 190% and 180%, respectively, and global demand for LED lighting...

Digitimes Research: Availability of Android One phones to affect sales of low-priced models in India

Oct 8, 15:13

The launch of Android One smartphones by India-based vendors in their local market starting September will affect sales of current models priced at around INR6,000 (US$98) as well...

Digitimes Research: Japan sees increased Ultra HD TV prices in September

Oct 8, 14:33

In September 2014, Japan was the only market where average retail pricing for Ultra HD TVs increased, with 40- and 50-inch units climbing 6.8% and 17.3% respectively, according to...

Cree investment is good for Taiwan LED development: Q&A with Lextar chairman David Su

Oct 8, 12:35

US-based Cree will invest US$83 million to take a 13.32% stake in Taiwan-based Lextar Electronics, which provides LED epitaxial wafers and chips, as well as packaging services, as...

Lextar Electronics chairman and CEO David Su

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook vendors see growth in September shipments, but top-3 ODMs suffer drop

Oct 7, 14:07

The combined notebook shipments (not including detachable models) of the global top-5 brand vendors enjoyed on-month growth of 19% in September and were at a level similar to a year...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft new inexpensive solution for 2015 may not help on competition with Chromebook

Oct 6, 13:08

Microsoft, which launched Windows 8.1 with Bing for US$249 notebooks, has recently decided to continue pushing the solution in 2015, but with some modifications on specifications...

Digitimes Research: Monitor vendors continue to release high-end units

Oct 6, 13:00

Korea- and Japan-based LCD monitor vendors are continuing to release new high-end monitors, including Samsung's 27-inch S27D850T and IIYAMA's B2888UHSU products.

Digitimes Research: ARM Mali to become mainstream GPU architecture for China APs in 2H14

Oct 3, 11:38

ARM's Mali is expected to become the mainstream GPU architecture for China-based application processors (APs) in the second half of 2014 in terms of market share, surpassing Imagination...

Digitimes Research: Telecom reform policies pave way for healthy telecom development in India

Oct 3, 10:33

The government in India, at the end of 2012, implemented the National Telecom Policy, a set of reform policies including nationwide licensing in place of regional licenses, enforcement...

Digitimes Research: China 4G smartphone demand fails to surge; CoolPad, Lenovo, Xiaomi unlikely to achieve 2014 targets

Oct 1, 15:15

After visiting China's smartphone industry in August and September, Digitimes Research found that demand for 4G smartphones in China did not rise as expected and most vendors' domestic...

Digitimes Research: No mid-range digital cameras priced at US$300-400 launched globally in 3Q14

Sep 30, 20:13

No mid-range digital cameras for sale at US$300-400 were launched in the global market in the third quarter of 2014 possibly due to increasing competition from smartphones, according...

Digitimes Research: Bit demand for non-PC DRAM to grow 38% on year in 2H14

Sep 30, 12:01

Bit demand for non-PC DRAM, mainly niche mobile DRAM and server-use DRAM, will increase 38% on year in the second half of 2014, much higher than 2.7% for standard DRAM, according...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft to release new inexpensive notebook solution; unlikely to receive full support from vendors

Sep 29, 14:09

Microsoft has provided brand vendors its Windows 8.1 with Bing solution, offering low Windows licensing fees enabling them to sell notebooks at US$249 or lower. Following the initial...

Digitimes Research: Korea touch panel makers see revenue declines in 1H14 as Samsung reduces purchases

Sep 25, 23:04

Korea-based touch panel makers Iljin Display, Melfas, Smart Mobile Application Company (SMAC) and Taeyang Electronics all saw revenue declines in the first half of 2014 as Korea-based...

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  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.