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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.

Chassis makers Ju Teng and Catchers expected to benefit from 7-inch tablet PCs

Jul 17, 01:25

Ju Teng and Catcher Technology are expected to see strong performances in the second half of the year since Ju Teng is reportedly the chassis supplier of Google's Nexus 7 and strong...

Large-size panel shipments drop in June while small sizes rise

Jul 13, 01:20

Large-sized panel shipments dropped 1.9% on month in June largely due to Taiwan- and China-based panel makers decreasing 32-inch panel production.

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Latest iPad undergoes backlight revisions

Jul 6, 01:25

Apple is making revisions to the New iPad's backlight module by using a one LED structure as used in Apple's second-generation iPad instead of a two LED one that the current version...

Latest iPad has undergone revisions, says sources

Jul 5, 01:20

Apple has made small revisions to its latest iPad recently. The company has enlarged the device's lens hole and is taking further measures to prevent overheating issues, according...

High resolution displays for notebooks, tablet PCs becoming tight, say sources

Jul 2, 15:08

The supply of high resolution displays has been falling short of demand recently, since more and more notebook and tablet vendors have followed Apple to adopt high resolution panels...

Apple rumored to release upgraded iPad in summer, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 29, 15:34

Apple is reportedly set to launch an upgraded 9.7-inch iPad in the summer of this year with the device shipment volumes expected to increase starting September, according to a Chinese-language...

Pegatron turns conservative about 3Q12

Jun 28, 01:40

Pegatron Technology, seeing the weak global economy, while consumers have halted their purchase plans to wait for Windows 8, has turned conservative about the PC market in the third...

Impact of iPad on notebook market decreasing, say Taiwan ODMs

Jun 22, 01:05

While iPad is still selling globally, its negative impact on the global notebook market is declining mainly because tablet PCs, including Android models, focus on entertainment rather...

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