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  • Last update: Thursday 2 August 2012 [87 news items]

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.

Taiwan market: Prices for iPad 2 lowered

Mar 19, 12:13

In line with Apple's lowering prices for the iPad 2 due to the launch of the new iPad, retailers in Taiwan have decreased prices for each version of the iPad 2 by NT$3,000 (US$102),...

Apple lowers 16GB, 32GB iPad 2 prices prior to new product launch

Mar 1, 16:40

Apple has lowered the price of the 16GB and 32GB iPad 2 by US$50 to US$449 and US$549, respectively, paving the way for the launch of its next-generation iPad which is expected to...

Apple expected to unveil 16GB and 32GB iPad 3 as well as 8GB iPad 2 on March 7

Mar 1, 01:10

As Apple has scheduled an event on March 7, sources from its upstream supply chain pointed out that the company is expected to launch two iPad 3 models - a 16GB version and 32GB ve...

Panels used in new iPad to exceed iPad 2 panels in shipment volume in 2Q12, say Taiwan makers

Jan 17, 01:15

As Apple has selected Sharp, LG Display and Sharp as the suppliers of 9.7-inch QXGA (2,048 x 1,536) panels for use in a new version of the iPad, shipments of such high-resolution...

Digitimes Research: iPad pricing to change tablet game

Jan 3, 10:22

Market watchers have mostly expected Apple to follow its traditional pricing strategy for its next-generation tablet device, which is likely to start from US$499 with the present...

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Supply chain players see dropping iPad 2 orders

Dec 29, 15:48

Although Apple is reportedly set to use its iPad 2 to compete in the entry-level tablet PC market against Amazon's Kindle Fire when its next-generation iPads hit the market in March...

Apple to unveil two versions of next-generation iPad in January, sources claim

Dec 29, 10:41

Apple is set to unveil its next-generation iPad - which will come in two versions - at the iWorld scheduled for January 26, 2012, according to sources at its supply chain partners...

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Simplo, Dynapack, Catcher see mixed result for November

Dec 6, 01:25

Taiwan-based notebook upstream suppliers Simplo Technology, Dynapack International Technology and Catcher Technology announced their revenues for November with mixed results.

Market watchers conservative about Asustek 4Q11 performance

Nov 22, 01:40

Despite Asustek Computer is confident about its performance for the fourth quarter, some market watchers are conservative about it as the US and Europe economies remain weak, while...

9.7-inch panel shipments for iPad 2 likely declining in 4Q11 on inventory controls at Apple

Nov 17, 14:50

Apple has been reportedly controlling iPad 2 panel inventories, which might affect iPad 2 panel shipments for suppliers including Samsung Electronics, LG Display and Chimei Innolux...

Prospects of touch panels clouded by low order visibility

Nov 14, 15:00

The touch panel industry may not be able to maintain sales momentum in 2012 due to low order visibility from tablet PC vendors, according to industry sources.

Apple slashes parts and components orders for 4Q11, say sources

Nov 9, 12:19

Apple has informed upstream suppliers of parts and components for iPhone 4S to delay part of their shipments for the fourth quarter of 2011 to the first quarter of 2012 as sales of...

Real iPad 3 reportedly to launch in 3Q12

Nov 3, 01:30

Apple's new generation iPad will enter mass production soon with the launch set for March 2012, according to sources from the upstream supply chain; however, the sources revealed...

Dynapack sees strong performance in 3Q11 revenues

Oct 27, 01:15

Notebook battery maker Dynapack International Technology has reported strong revenue performance for the third quarter with net profits growing 64.02% sequentially.

Tablet component suppliers concerned about over-reliance on iPad

Oct 24, 16:28

Several Taiwan-based tablet PC component suppliers are turning concerned that their orders are heavily accumulated on Apple, as other tablet PC players are turning conservative about...

PC vendors concerned Google may reduce resources for tablet PCs

Oct 20, 01:15

Google launched its latest Android 4.0 operating system (Ice Cream Sandwich) on October 19, but since the focus of the launch conference was mainly concentrated on Samsung Electronics'...

Apple likely to launch transitional tablet PC between iPad 2 and iPad 3, say sources

Oct 14, 01:25

Recent market speculations indicate that Apple is likely to launch a lower-cost iPad model with prices ranging from US$250-299 in early 2012 to smooth the transition between iPad...

Simplo battery problem already resolved, says chairman

Oct 13, 01:35

Chairman of Taiwan-based battery maker Simplo Technology Raymond Sung, at a press conference on October 12, confirmed that the company had some issues with its batteries, but the...

Apple shifts orders from Simplo to Dynapack due to defective battery packs used in iPad 2

Oct 12, 16:10

Because Li-polymer battery packs used in iPad 2 have been found to be defective, Apple in late September shifted some orders from Simplo Technology which produced the defective products...

Ultrabooks expected to impact tablet PCs

Sep 29, 01:10

With notebook players such as Acer, Asustek Computer as well as Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard (HP) all set launch ultrabooks in the near future, sources...

Amazon tablet PC Kindle Fire unable to hit iPad 2 but may impact non-iPad models, say Taiwan makers

Sep 28, 15:53

Amazon is expected to debut its first tablet PC, the 7-inch Kindle Fire, for launch in November 2011 soon, but the new tablet will not be able to shake up the already firm market...

iPad 2 touch panel suppliers bracing for profit woes

Sep 27, 14:37

Suppliers of touch panels for iPad 2 have been under pressure to protect profitability after Apple reportedly cut 15-20% of its order volume for fourth-quarter 2011 to 15 million...

FPCB orders for iPads to remain strong in 4Q11, say Taiwan makers

Sep 27, 14:09

Taiwan-based flexible PCB makers, including Career Technology, Flexium Interconnect and Sunflex Tech, have begun shipping FPCBs for iPad 3 and total shipment volumes of iPad-use FPCBs...

LGD iPad 2 panel shipments return to previous levels

Sep 9, 14:21

LG Display (LGD) has seen its LCD panel shipments for Apple's iPad 2 return to previous levels after solving quality issues, industry sources said. Its shipments of 9.7-inch iPad...

Foxconn sees net profits reach NT$27.39 billion in 1H11

Sep 1, 16:38

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced net profits of NT$27.38 billion (US$945.93 million) for the first half with EPS down 20% on year to NT$2.58.

Apple orders boost touch panel shipments, but margins are low

Aug 18, 16:07

Strong sales of Apple's iPhone 4 and iPad 2 have boosted orders for Taiwan's touch panel makers in third-quarter 2011, but the low quotes for these orders may hurt their profitability,...

Supreme Electronics benefits from CMI touch panel shipments for iPad 2

Aug 17, 11:51

Supreme Electronics, a Taiwan-based sales agent of driver ICs produced by Samsung Electronics, expects its shipments of driver ICs to Chimei Innolux (CMI) to continue growing in the...

Apple cancels supply schedule of iPad 3 for 2H11

Aug 16, 01:25

US-based tablet PC players Apple has recently canceled its iPad 3 supply schedule for the second half of 2011, forcing other tablet PC brand vendors that are set to launch same-level...

LGD reportedly hit by iPad 2 panel glitch

Aug 10, 14:49

LG Display (LGD) reportedly has lost some 9.7-inch iPad 2 panel orders to Samsug Electronics and Chimei Innolux (CMI) after its recent shipments to Apple experienced quality issues,...

Samsung, CMI benefit from LGD's iPad 2 panel glitch

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom relies on iPad 2 to hit 2011 tablet sales target

Aug 5, 16:49

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has set a contract-bundled sales goal of 100,000 tablet PCs, including iPad 2, in the Taiwan market in 2011 but sold only nearly 20,000 units in the first half...

Comparative tablet teardowns reveal iPad design advantages, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 2, 12:29

In the 15 months since the introduction of the iPad, competitive tablet manufacturers still can't match the design efficiency of Apple's groundbreaking product, according to an IHS...

Apple likely to add contractor for iPad

Jul 11, 15:01

Apple reportedly plans to add a second manufacturer for iPad 3 tablet PCs in addition to Foxconn Electronics with Taiwan-based Quanta Computer and Pegatron Technology being indicated...

CMI shipped 400,000-500,000 touch sensors for iPad 2 in June

Jul 8, 15:18

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) in June shipped 400,000-500,000 touch sensors for iPad 2, signaling its success of improving yield rates for the product since...

Taiwan market: iPad takes up 50% of June tablet PC shipments

Jul 8, 11:19

There were an estimated 35,000 tablet PCs shipped in the Taiwan market in June, and iPad alone accounted for 50% of the volume, dropping from an average of 60-70% in previous months...

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