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  • Last update: Thursday 23 October 2014 [437 news items]

iPad mini US$329 price tag due to low touch screen yields

Oct 25, 15:36

The US$329 price tag for Apple's iPad mini is largely due to low yield rates for the device's GF2 (DITO film) touch screen technology, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Apple has chance to become the fifth largest PC brand in 2013

Oct 25, 11:25

Apple has released its new iMac, Mac mini, 13.3-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad. For the Mac product lines, which are all heading towards...

Smaller iPad to contribute to doubling of 7-inch media tablet market in 2012 and 2013, says IHS

Oct 24, 15:26

The arrival of the smaller iPad will turbocharge the market for 7-inch tablets, helping the market to approximately double in 2012 and 2013, according to research firm IHS.

Apple introduces iPad Mini and 4th-generation iPad

Oct 24, 10:17

Apple has introduced iPad Mini, a new design that is 23% thinner and 53% lighter than the third-generation iPad. The new iPad Mini features a 7.9-inch multi-touch display, FaceTime...

GF Dito technology to be featured in upcoming iPad models, say sources

Oct 23, 14:36

Apple's is looking to feature GF Dito touch screen technology, which it is expected to debut in the 7.85-inch iPad mini at a launch event later today (October 23), in future iPad...

IC vendors Parade, iML to benefit from new offerings from Apple, say sources

Oct 17, 22:00

With Apple beginning to send out invitations for an event likely to announce the iPad mini and new MacBooks on October 23, IC design firms Parade Technologies and Integrated Memory...

Accessory vendors ready to sell products for iPad mini

Oct 17, 16:26

Accessories for Apple's expected 7.85-inch iPad mini tablet have become one of the most inquired about product at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) with most vendors...

Apple suppliers asked to prepare for next-generation iPad in mid-2013, say sources

Oct 16, 15:15

While Apple is adjusting the design of the New iPad, the vendor has told its suppliers that they will have to prepare for a next-generation tablet model in the middle of 2013, with...

Radiant Opto-Electronics expected to ship 2 million BLUs for 7.85-inch iPad in October

Oct 16, 10:34

Taiwan-based Radiant Opto-Electronics is expected to ship two million backlight units (BLUs) for use in Apple's 7.85-inch iPad in October and more than two million units in November,...

Korea-based panel makers expected to lose tablet panel market share in near future, say sources

Oct 12, 10:41

LG Display and Samsung Electronics now hold a 60% market proportion of panels produced for tablets but will most likely start to lose ground to Panasonic, Sharp and AU Optronics (AUO)...

New iPad leads surge in Vietnam tablet market, says IDC

Oct 12, 10:31

According to a report by research firm IDC, the Vietnam tablet market registered growth of 110% on quarter during the second quarter of 2012. Pent-up demand for Apple's new iPad 3...

Component makers preparing for new Apple products

Oct 11, 14:10

Shipments of Apple's new products – a Retina Display 13-inch MacBook Pro, 7.85-inch iPad and iMac – have reportedly been delayed from September to October and with the...

Speculated iPad mini facing low yield rates for chassis, say sources

Oct 4, 15:29

Along with the latest market rumors indicating that Apple is likely to unveil the much speculated iPad mini on October 17, sources in Apple's supply chain in Taiwan are also indicating...

AUO aims to ship 4 million panels for iPad Mini in 4Q12, say sources

Oct 4, 10:40

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) shipped 400,000 panels for use in the iPad Mini (tentative name) in the third quarter of 2012, fewer than originally expected due...

HannStar reportedly enters iPad supply chain

Sep 25, 16:38

Taiwan-based HannStar Display has reportedly entered the supply chain for Apple's iPad series and is expected to see increased panel shipments as a result during the third and fourth...

Acer, Asustek Windows 8 tablet prices may be to high to attract consumers

Sep 20, 01:10

Acer and Asustek Computer's Windows 8 tablets are reportedly to be priced at above US$800, about the same price as the New iPad with the highest specifications, and market watchers...

LG Display holds 70% of iPad panel shipments

Sep 20, 01:05

LG Display is now responsible for 70% of iPad panel shipments while Samsung Electronics, Sharp and Chimei Innolux (CMI) have all been seeing decreasing shipments, according to industry...

PCB makers TPT, APCB entering iPad mini supply chain, say sources

Sep 18, 14:58

PCB makers Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) and Advanced Printed Circuit Board (APCB) have reportedly entered into the supply chain of the much speculated iPad mini, with TPT offering main...

Non-Apple tablets to drop to US$150-200 upon release of upcoming 7.85-inch iPad

Sep 18, 01:00

Tablets priced US$199-400 are expected to drop in price to US$150-200 in order to help non-Apple tablet makers stay competitive when Apple releases its reported 7.85-inch iPad, according...

Market observers conservative about e-book reader growth in 2H12

Sep 12, 01:00

Market observers are conservative about e-book reader growth in the second half of 2012 as consumers are expected to purchase new tablet products from major makers such as Google...

China-based Huawei, ZTE to step into tablet market, say sources

Sep 11, 12:19

While international smartphone players including LG Electronics, Motorola Mobility, RIM and Nokia have apparently retreated from the tablet PC market in order to focus on their core...

Yield rate issues cast doubt Apple will launch 7.85-inch iPad on September 12

Sep 11, 01:45

Apple will most likely not announce its reported 7.85-inch iPad at the company's scheduled conference on September 12 due to yield rate issues with the device's panels, according...

AUO to ship as many as 500,000 panels for Apple's reported 7.85-inch iPad

Sep 11, 01:25

AU Optronics (AUO) will ship approximately 400,000-500,000 panels for Apple's reported 7.85-inch iPad in September, according to industry supply chain sources.

AUO expects revenues to hike in 4Q12

Sep 7, 01:25

AU Optronics (AUO) is expected to see its revenue hike in the fourth quarter due to increased orders in the third quarter for small-sized AMOLED panels, large-sized LCD TV panels...

Asustek outlines future plans

Aug 30, 01:35

Asustek Computer hosted an investors conference on August 29, announcing that the company's sales performance in the second quarter was better than expected and achieved new records...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 aims for higher margins than iPad, IHS reveals

Aug 27, 14:04

The Galaxy Note 10.1 could deliver a better margin than the market-leading iPad, but only if Samsung can maintain its target selling prices, according to IHS.

Spurred by iPad business, LG Display tablet panel revenues more than double in 2Q12, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 23, 14:47

LG Display (LGD) more than doubled its tablet display revenues in the second quarter of 2012 compared to the first, thanks to panel shipments for Apple iPad, according to IHS iSupp...

Supply volume of 7.85-inch iPad to reach 4 million units starting in September

Aug 21, 02:05

Supply volume of Apple's 7.85-inch iPad is estimated to reach four million units per month starting in September in order to prepare for demand from year-end holidays, according to...

Radiant faces losses amongst adjusted iPad shipments

Aug 21, 01:10

Taiwan-based backlight units (BLU) makers such as Radiant Opto-Electronics is expected to see decreases in revenues during the third quarter due to Apple adjusting its iPad orders,...

BLU makers to see drops in revenues due to iPad shipment adjustments

Aug 16, 15:08

Taiwan-based backlight units (BLU) makers such as Radiant Opto-Electronics will most likely see decreases in revenues during the third quarter due to Apple adjusting its iPad orders,...

China market: iPad occupies over 72% of 2Q12 tablet sales

Aug 8, 12:01

There were 2.34 million tablet PCs sold in the China market during the second quarter of 2012, increasing by 7.8% on quarter and by 63.4% on year, and iPad series had the largest...

19.5 million iPad panels to be shipped in 3Q12, say Taiwan makers

Aug 2, 15:16

A total of 19.5 million panels for the iPad 2 and new iPad will be shipped in third-quarter 2012, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Lenovo and Motorola delay launch of Intel-based tablets

Jul 26, 01:25

Although Intel has been aggressively promoting the combination of its Medfield platform with Android for the smartphone and tablet PC markets, the recent decisions of the company's...

MacBook shipments on schedule

Jul 25, 15:33

Shipments of new version MacBooks will begin to increase in the third quarter of 2012 as originally scheduled, with total shipments in 2012 estimated at 16.2 million units, up 30%...

China market: Apple begins marketing New iPad

Jul 20, 16:15

Apple began to marketing its New iPad in the China market on July 20, with the 16GB Wi-Fi version priced at CNY3,688 (US$579) and the 16GB Wi-Fi+3G version available at CNY4,688.

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    Apple iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3

    Apple has introduced the iPad Air 2 (left) and iPad mini 3 (right). The iPad Air 2 is 6.1mm thin. Both devices offer Touch ID. Apple said the improved Retina display on the iPad...

    Photo: Company, Oct 17.

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    Apple iPad Air tablet

    Apple has announced the iPad Air featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display in a thinner and lighter design. The iPad Air is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the fourth-generation iPad,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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    Apple iPad mini with Retina display

    Apple has announced the iPad mini with Retina display, bringing all the pixels from the 9.7-inch iPad to its 7.9-inch screen. The new iPad features the Apple-designed A7 chip with...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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    Apple iPad Mini

    Apple has introduced iPad Mini, a new design that is 23% thinner and 53% lighter than the third-generation iPad. The new iPad Mini features a 7.9-inch multi-touch display, FaceTime...

    Photo: Company, Oct 24.

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    Apple iPod touch

    The new iPod touch runs on iOS 5, which includes over 200 new features including iMessage, Game Center, Notifications and Wi-Fi Syncing to iTunes. iMessage brings the functionality...

    Photo: Company, Oct 6.

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