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Upstream tablet PC component suppliers gearing up production

Jul 7, 12:08

Upstream component suppliers for non-iPad tablet PCs have been gearing up their preparation of needed parts and components for models to be launched by brand vendors in the third...

Five million iPad 2 touch sensors to be shipped in July

Jul 5, 11:41

Five million touch sensors for the iPad 2 will be shipped in July, according to sources with Apple's supply chain.

Second-grade 9.7-inch IPS panels may flow to China-based white-box vendors

Jul 1, 14:17

Second-grade 9.7-inch IPS panels, those failing to meet requirements for use to make touch screens for iPad 2, may have been procured by China-based white-box vendors for use in their...

Apple aims to ship 12-14 million iPad 2s in 3Q11

Jun 30, 15:52

As the IT market approaches the third quarter, the traditional peak season, Apple is turning more aggressive in placing orders for its iPad 2 and is set to ship 12-14 million units...

Tablet PC panel shipments up 28% on month in May, says Displaybank

Jun 17, 12:37

Global shipments of touch panels used in tablet PCs reached 6.43 million units in May, growing nearly 28% sequentially, according to data compiled by Displaybank.

Sintek May revenues up nearly 60% on year

Jun 9, 11:27

Touch sensor maker Sintek Photronics has posted revenues of NT$851.18 million (US$29.66 million) for May, up 8.3% sequentially and 58.9% on year. For the January-May period, revenues...

TPK to ship 3 million touch modules for iPad 2 in June

Jun 9, 01:55

TPK Holdings is expected to ship over three million touch modules for Apple's iPad 2 in June and a total of over 6.3 million units for the second quarter, according to an estimate...

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen sales buoyed by iPad 2 in May

Jun 8, 10:39

Taiwan electronics retail chain Tsann Kuen saw May revenues reached NT$2.092 billion (US$72.5 million), up 8.05% on year amid strong sales of Apple's iPad 2, according to the company...

CMI panel supply for iPad 2 to increase in 3Q11

Jun 8, 01:10

Rumors have been circulating about Taiwan-based TFT LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) supplying touch panels to Apple to be certified for iPad 3. According to industry sources,...

Digitimes Insight: Apple competitors may not benefit from Foxconn explosion

May 25, 17:02

The explosion at Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry's) plant in Chengdu, China on May 20 may impact shipments of iPad 2 in the short term, but since Apple still has...

Foxconn Chengdu plant produces less than 30% of total iPad 2 demand

May 23, 11:27

Production has been suspended at a Foxconn factory in Chengdu City, western China, following an explosion that left three dead and 15 injured on May 20. The plant recently started...

Accident at Foxconn's Chengdu plant not affecting iPad 2 assembly lines, says newspaper

Newswatch - May 22, 21:01

The explosion and consequent fire breaking out at Foxconn's production base of iPad 2 in Chengdu City, western China, has not affected the assembly lines of the tablet PC, according...

Explosion at Foxconn factory in Chengdu, impact of iPad 2 production still uncertain

May 21, 18:28

An explosion occurred at a factory building inside Foxconn's (Hon Hai Precision Industry) production base in Chengdu City, western China, on the evening of May 20, killing two employees...

Apple lowers 2Q11 iPhone 4 shipment volume, say Taiwan makers

May 18, 01:10

Due to an inventory volume of 1.5-2 million units of iPhone 4 and the launch of iPhone 4S planned as early as September 2011, Apple has lowered its expected shipment volume of iPhone...

Taiwan market: iPad 2 may launch in the next 1-2 weeks

May 17, 01:20

The official launch schedule of Apple's iPad 2 in Taiwan remains unconfirmed despite some channel retailers already rumored that the launch will be on May 20, since Apple product-only...

Supply chain may not be able to satisfy demand from Apple

May 12, 01:05

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is reportedly facing a shortage of both labor and materials at its plants...

Wintek comments on report speculating fewer-than-expected orders for iPad 2

Stockwatch - May 2, 17:08

A recent Chinese-language Commercial Times report cited market rumors as saying Wintek has secured less than 30% of Apple's total contract orders for touch panels used in...

Shipments of iPad-like tablets to be affected by component shortages

Apr 29, 01:40

The global supply chain for tablet PCs is expected to brace for acute shortage of parts and components, including memory chips, gyroscopes, capacitors, chip-resistors, cover glass...

Three Foxconn employees charged for leaking iPad 2 design, says report

Apr 28, 15:07

Three employees from Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry's) plants in Shenzhen, China, have been charged with leaking iPad 2's design to outside accessory...

Non-iPad tablet PC vendors under touch panel cost pressure

Apr 14, 11:10

Vendors of non-iPad tablet PCs are faced with a challenge from high costs of touch panels, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Appearance of non-Apple tablet PCs to boost 10-inch panel prices

Apr 12, 01:15

The price of 10-inch panel in the second half of April is expected to rise slightly as non-Apple tablet PC vendors will launch their devices in the second quarter, according to sources...

RIM PlayBook to benefit Quanta and Foxlink

Apr 7, 01:40

As Research In Motion (RIM) is set to launch its PlayBook tablet PC on April 19 in the US and Canada priced at US$499.99, its upstream assembly partner Quanta Computer and connector...

Cover lens supply key for Apple to reach 2Q11 iPad 2 shipment goal, say sources

Apr 6, 14:08

A sufficient supply of cover lenses for touch panel modules will be the key for Apple and other vendors to reach their shipment goals for tablet PCs in second-quarter 2011, according...

Wintek enjoys increased March revenues

Apr 6, 10:45

Wintek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.382 billion (US$284 million) for March, growing 40.31% on month and 158.85% on year mainly due to increasing shipments of touch panels...

AUO lands panel orders for iPad 2, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 31, 10:32

AU Optronics (AUO) has landed orders for IPS panels for use in Apple's iPad 2, with monthly shipments to reach three million units, according to the Chinese-language Economic...

TPK sees no material shortages

Mar 29, 16:06

Touch panel solution maker TPK Touch Solutions remains optimistic regarding its business, seeing no impact from the Japan disaster. With 30-45 days of material inventory, TPK does...

Acer, Asustek believe tablet PC to aid 2Q11 revenues, market watchers doubt it

Mar 29, 01:50

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendors Acer and Asustek Computer are both optimistic about their tablet PC products can boost their revenues in the second quarter; however, market watchers...

Taiwan market: Motorola announces pre-order for 10-inch Xoom

Mar 29, 01:10

US-based handset brand Motorola has announced pre-order for 200 of its 10-inch Xoom tablet PC in Taiwan with the price of the 32GB model at NT$19,980 (US$678) and will start shipping...

Sintek starts shipments of touch sensors for iPad 2

Mar 25, 01:20

Sintek Photronics started to supply touch sensors for iPad 2 to Apple in March 2011, and along with orders for smartphone from Samsung Electronics, Sintek expects revenues to continue...

New Galaxy Tab may help Samsung lead non-iPad segment

Mar 24, 01:30

Samsung Electronics, on March 23, announced two new sizes for its Galaxy Tab tablet PCs – an 8.9-inch model and a 10.1-inch model – and since Samsung has strong advantages...

Apple considering accepting price hikes to secure supply of touch panels, say Taiwan makers

Mar 23, 12:10

In order to secure sufficient supply of touch panels used in the iPad and iPhone, Apple has talked with Taiwan-based makers, considering some room for them to hike quotes, according...

Component supply of iPad 2 still about 2-3 weeks; Foxconn to activate backup measures

Mar 18, 14:38

As there are rumors that Apple will soon be out of product supplies because Japan's earthquake has caused shortages of components are circulating in the IT industry, Foxconn Electronics...

AWSC to see revenues recover in March

Mar 16, 01:30

GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) expects revenues to recover in March 2011 thanks to power amplifier (PA) maker Skyworks resuming normal orders.

iPad 2 carries bill of materials of US$326.60, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 14, 16:53

With the second-generation iPad, Apple has held the line on the bill of materials (BOM), maintaining virtually the same costs as the first version of the device, an IHS iSuppli teardown...

Shortage of iPad 2 bumping up gray import prices

Mar 14, 16:38

Prices for Apple's iPad 2 in Korea or Hong Kong, where the device has not yet been launched, are being marked at about US$700-1,000, close to double Apple's original price, as Apple...

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