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  • Last update: Tuesday 18 June 2013 [211 news items]

Netronix aims to become largest e-book reader ODM in 3 years, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 18, 14:07

Taiwan-based Netronix shipped about two million e-book readers for a global market share of 10% in 2012 and aims to hike its share to 15-20% in 2013, 25-30% in 2014, and 35-40% in...

China market: Local e-book reader vendors bracing for Amazon competition

Jun 11, 16:02

Amazon has recently entered the China e-book market and prompted local e-book reader vendors to release new products to counter the US-based vendor's advance, according to sources...

Taiwan market: Amazon likely to launch e-book services

Mar 18, 14:32

Amazon has passed examination by Taiwan's National Communications Commission for its Kindle Fire, 7-inch Kindle Fire HD and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD to be launched in the Taiwan market,...

Digitimes Research: Entrance to Japan e-book market may be good for Amazon in the long term

Feb 1, 15:58

After several years of negotiations with local publishers, Amazon finally entered Japan's e-book market with its Kindle devices and Kindle Store in October 2012, but e-book prices...

Global e-book reader demand on the rise, says E Ink chairman

Jan 9, 10:49

Global demand for e-book readers is expected to keep growing in 2013, according to Scott Liu, chairman of Taiwan-based EPD (electrophoretic display) e-paper maker E Ink Holdings (E...

Digitimes Research: 4.57 million e-book readers to be shipped globally in 4Q12

Nov 14, 16:22

Global e-book reader shipments in the fourth quarter of 2012 will reach 4.57 million units, hiking 92% on quarter but dropping 49.1% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Amazon unlikely to launch color e-book readers in 4Q12

Sep 28, 14:44

Amazon is unlikely to launch color e-book readers in the fourth quarter of 2012 because the technology is not yet mature, sources with Taiwan's supply chain have indicated.

Wal-Mart stops selling Amazon Kindle e-book and tablet products

Sep 24, 15:32

American-based Wal-Mart has stopped selling Amazon Kindle e-book readers and tablets, claiming that it does not want its stores to act as purchasing grounds for Amazon products.

Tablet PCs expected to push down e-book reader and notebook sales in 2H12

Sep 13, 15:17

Tablet PCs are expected to push down e-book reader and notebook sales throughout the rest of 2012 as ultra-mobile tablet products such as the Kindle Fire HD, Nexus 7 and reported...

China market: 293,000 e-book readers sold in 2Q12

Sep 3, 11:25

There were 293,000 e-book readers sold in the China market during the second quarter of 2012, increasing by 3.9% on quarter but decreasing by 5.8% on year, according to consulting...

China market: DangDang launches e-book reader, says report

Jul 26, 15:10

DangDang, a large B2C online shopping portal in China, on July 25 unveiled Doucon, its own-brand e-book reader, for pre-order in the China market at CNY499 (US$78) with an initial...

Digitimes Research: 2Q12 global shipments of e-book readers up 5.5% sequentially

Jul 17, 14:29

An estimated 1.53 million e-book readers were shipped globally during the second quarter of 2012, rising 5.5% on quarter but dropping 63.1% on year, according to Digitimes Research...

Netronix expected to ship one million e-book readers in 2012

Jul 17, 01:30

Netronix, a Taiwan-based ODM maker of e-book readers, has established partnership with a large operator of e-book platform and vendor of e-book readers for ODM production of e-book...

China white-box tablets expected to see fewer shipments than forecast

Jul 3, 01:00

China's 7-inch and 10-inch white-box tablet shipments are expected to reach only 16-17 million units in 2012, not matching market watchers' original forecast of at least 20 million...

China white-box tablet PCs expected to see less shipment than forecast

New e-book readers face production issues with front light panel

May 23, 11:51

Makers of front-lit e-book readers in Taiwan are having problems laminating the front-light panels onto the touch panels, with low yield rates hindering shipments of the new devices,...

Amazon likely to launch color e-book readers in 2H12, say sources

May 10, 01:25

Amazon is likely to launch color e-book readers in the second half of 2012, with makers in the supply chain to begin shipping related parts and components in May, according to industry...

Digitimes Research: Global shipments of e-book readers to slip to 2 million units in 1Q12

Mar 5, 13:57

Global shipments of e-book readers are expected to reach only two million units in the first quarter of 2012, down from nine million shipped the fourth quarter of 2011, according...

E Ink lands 6-inch color e-book reader module orders from Amazon, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 20, 11:31

EPD maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) reportedly has landed orders for 6-inch color e-book reader modules from Amazon with shipments to begin in March, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

China market: E-book reader sales down sequentially in 3Q11, says Analysys

Nov 25, 10:12

There were 295,200 e-book readers sold in the China market during third-quarter 2011, slipping 5.1% sequentially but rising 11.6% on year, according to Analysys International.

Digitimes Research: E-book reader shipment growth to reach 31.4% in 2012

Nov 10, 15:44

Since e-book readers will not receive any significant updates, pricing will still be the major attraction to stimulate sales growth. With Amazon further reducing its e-book reader...

E-book reader shipment growth to reach 31.4% in 2012

Asustek, Pegatron to host investor conferences with new products to be focus

Oct 25, 01:15

Pegatron Technology and Asustek Computer are set to host their third-quarter investor conference on October 27 and 31, respectively, with Asustek's Eee Pad Tranformer and Zenbook...

Taiwan market: Greenbook to launch capacitive touch-screen e-book reader

Oct 21, 15:23

Taiwan's e-book reader vendor Greenbook unveiled on October 20, 2011, EZRead Touch, its latest version e-book reader featuring a 6-inch E Ink display with capacity touchscreen. Greenbook...

Sales of e-book readers likely to reach 30 million units in 2012

Oct 7, 12:07

Despite the immense popularity of Apple's iPad series, its impact seems to be less apparent in the e-book reader market.

Pegatron may see future iPhone 4S orders drop

Oct 6, 01:00

Pegatron Technology, despite already having landed orders for 10 million iPhone 4Ss from Apple, may see its future iPhone 4S order volumes start dropping as consumer demand for the...

Amazon to further solidify leadership in e-book reader market with new Kindle launch

Sep 30, 17:02

Amazon definitely will maintain its leadership in the e-book reader segment by offering its latest generation Kindle at US$79, according to industry sources in the Kindle's supply...

Tatung to up panel applications for e-book readers, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 19, 15:40

Tatung will give more emphasis to panel products for e-book readers as the panel market has yet to see a rebound, the Chinese-language Commercial Times cited the company's...

China market: Over 300,000 e-book readers sold in 2Q11, says Analysys

Aug 19, 16:11

There were 311,200 e-book readers sold in the China market during second-quarter 2011, increasing 2.3% on quarter and 29.1% on year, according to China-based consulting company Analysys...

Wintek sees increased July revenues

Aug 3, 01:20

Touch panel maker Wintek reported July revenues of NT$8,561 million (US$297 million), an on-month increase of 16% and on-year increase of 61%. Accumulated revenues from January-July...

Increasing back-to-school demand to boost PC and e-book reader sales

Jul 25, 16:48

Sales of notebook, desktop and e-book readers, which are targeting education and document processing purposes, will have a chance to see a significant growth in the third quarter...

NOR flash finds growth opportunities in tablets and e-book readers, says IHS iSuppli

Jun 10, 11:15

Driven by rising demand from a broad spectrum of products, particularly tablet devices like Apple's iPad and e-book readers such as Amazon's Kindle, the embedded NOR flash market...

China market: Hanvon lowers e-book reader prices, says report

May 16, 10:11

Hanvon Technology, the largest vendor of e-book readers in China, announced the reduction in retail prices for its e-book readers at a national sales agent conference on May 13, according...

Delta optimistic about e-paper applications

May 3, 01:20

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics has recently invested NT$2-3 billion (US$69.97-104.95 million) to develop e-paper technologies at its plants in Taiwan. But as demand for e-book readers...

Quanta receives tablet PC orders from Amazon, say upstream sources

May 3, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook maker Quanta Computer has recently received OEM orders from Amazon for its reported tablet PC, according to sources from upstream component makers. The device's...

Rise of e-book readers to result in decline of book publishing business, says IHS iSuppli

Apr 29, 15:00

Marking a major inflection point, the book publishing industry has entered a period of long-term decline because of the rising sales of e-book readers, new IHS iSuppli research ind...

Digitimes Insight: 2011 global e-book reader shipments to reach 27 million units

Apr 28, 12:10

Demand for e-book readers remained strong in first-quarter 2011, with global shipments soaring 236% on year to 4.8 million units. Digitimes Research believes global e-book reader...

Global e-book reader shipment share by geography
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    Amazon has introduced the fifth-generation Kindle e-book reader - Kindle Paperwhite - constructed with 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a patented built-in front light...

    Photo: Company, Sep 17.

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    Amazon 6-inch Kindle e-book reader

    The latest generation Kindle features a new design that is 30% lighter at just 5.98 ounces, 18% smaller, and turns pages 10% faster, Amazon said. Althoughit is lighter and smaller,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 4.

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    Amazon Kindle Touch/Touch 3G e-book reader

    Kindle Touch is a new addition to Amazon's e-book reader family with a touch screen that makes it easier to turn pages, search, shop, and take notes - still with an e-ink display...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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    Amazon Kindle Fire e-book reader

    Amazon has announce Kindle Fire for only US$199, which the vendor said gives consumers access to its collection of movies, TV shows, songs, apps, games, books, and magazines. Amazon's...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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    Barnes and Noble's NOOKcolor e-book reader

    Barnes and Noble has introduced its latest e-book reader, the NOOKcolor. The e-book reader now is available for pre-order for US$249 and shipments will start on November 19. NOOKcolor...

    Photo: company, Oct 28.

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