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Tablet PC architectures dominated by ARM and iOS, says DisplaySearch

Oct 25, 15:04

Shipments of tablet PCs with ARM processors are expected to grow 211% on year in 2011 to 59.9 million units, while tablet PCs with x86 processors (typically used in notebooks and...

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...

UMC breaks into supply chain for Kindle Fire, says report

Newswatch - Oct 24, 12:07

Amazon's recently-launched Kindle Fire tablet contains a dual-core 1GHz TI OMAP 4430 processor, which reportedly is being manufactured using 45nm process technology at United Microelectronics...

Players cut 7-inch tablet PC prices to compete for market share

Oct 20, 01:20

Tablet PC players have recently started to drop their tablet PC prices to attract consumers, especially 7-inch models as the machines can easily attract first-time buyers with their...

Foxconn reportedly lands orders for next generation Kindle Fire, say Taiwan makers

Oct 19, 17:01

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reportedly has secured orders from Amazon for assembling second-generation Kindle Fire tablet PCs, with shipments to begin in the...

Shipments of touch panels for Kindle Fire increasing, say sources

Oct 19, 13:51

Shipments of touch panels for Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets are likely to reach a monthly average of 1.5 million units in October and November due to strong pre-sales orders, according...

Expected popularity of Kindle Fire may benefit suppliers

Oct 18, 10:48

The expected hot sales of Amazon's Kindle Fire, due to be released on November 15, may spur shipments of the tablet's touch modules and panel suppliers all through the end of 2011,...

LGD, CPT account for 60%, 40% of Kindle Fire panel supply, say sources

Oct 5, 16:21

LG Display (LGD) accounts for about 60% of the Kindle Fire panel supply, while Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) takes up about 40%, according to sources in the industry. Initial shipments...

White-box tablet PC players cut prices to digest inventory

Oct 4, 13:56

White-box tablet PC players have cut their pricing for 7-inch models hoping to clear up their inventory before Amazon's new 7-inch Kindle Fire is released in November priced at US$...

Wistron to launch a tablet PC model with in-house built software support

Oct 4, 01:30

Wistron is set to launch a tablet PC that will support cloud computing and the company will push the device in the education and medical markets, according to company president Robert...

Asustek will not compete with price in the tablet PC market, says CEO

Oct 4, 01:25

Commenting on market watchers' expectation that Asustek Computer will soon drop its tablet PC price and delay the launch of the next generation Eee Pad Transformer, Asustek CEO Jerry...

Amazon sells Kindle Fire at low profit margin to promote online merchandise sales, says IHS iSuppli

Oct 3, 17:07

An IHS analysis reveals Amazon's business model for its new Kindle Fire tablet, with the company willing to settle for a razor-thin margin on sales of devices and digital content...

E-book reader component suppliers expect sales surge

Oct 3, 17:03

Component suppliers have reported strong orders for October from vendors of e-book readers and tablet devices, both of whom are trying to differentiate themselves from Apple products...

Digitimes Research: Kindle Fire to become the best helper for Amazon reformation

Sep 30, 17:09

Amazon's first tablet device, the Kindle Fire launched on September 28 with a price of US$199, has shocked market watchers and with the company's strong content and service platform...

Amazon Kindle Fire

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...

Amazon weak channel experience may affect regional Kindle Fire sales

Sep 29, 13:42

Sales of Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet PCs may not be significant outside of the US and Europe as Amazon lacks strength in channel sales, according to industry sources.

Amazon introduces all-new Kindle family

Sep 29, 13:36

Amazon has introduced an all-new Kindle family: three all-new Kindle e-readers that are smaller, lighter, and more affordable, and Kindle Fire – a new class of Kindle that brings...

Amazon Kindle Fire e-book reader

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...

E Ink expects e-book reader market to reach goal in 2011

Sep 26, 11:26

Leading e-paper supplier E Ink Holding (EIH) expects worldwide e-book reader shipments to stay on course to reach its estimated volume of 25-30 million units in 2011, with the company...

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...

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

E Ink announces August revenues of NT$1.6 billion

Sep 13, 10:51

Taiwan-based electrophoretic display (EPD) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1.6 billion (US$50.3 million) for August 2010, increasing 2.57% sequentially...

iPad spurs e-book reader price war, says iSuppli

Jun 25, 15:40

The move by Barnes and Noble as well as Amazon to slash the prices of their e-book readers reflects a fundamental change in their business strategy intended to counter the rising...

Amazon, Barnes and Noble lower e-book reader prices

Jun 22, 15:41

Amazon and Barnes and Noble have announced reduced prices for their e-book readers, Kindle and nook, to US$189 and US$199, respectively from about US$259.

Global e-book reader shipments reach 740,000 units in April-May, says Digitimes Research

Jun 21, 11:53

Global e-book reader shipments from manufacturers to vendors in April-May 2010 reached 740,000 units, with Barnes & Noble's nook accounting for 37% and Amazon's Kindle trailing...

Nook outnumbers Kindle in March, says Digitimes Research

Apr 26, 14:56

Manufacturers' e-book reader shipments to Barnes & Noble surpassed those to Amazon in March 2010, as demand for nook was picking up, according to Digitimes Research.

Shipments of 9.7-inch e-book readers to grow 300% on year in 2010, says Digitimes Research

Dec 31, 11:44

Shipments of 9.7-inch e-book readers are expected to grow 300-320% on year in 2010 and the surging demand may cause Prime View International (PVI) to face a capacity shortage, according...

PVI EPD production in full swing for year-end shopping, says chairman

Nov 23, 16:59

Prime View International (PVI) is gearing up its EPD shipments to clients for the year-end shopping season, company chairman Scott Liu has said, amid reports that two of its major...

BenQ debuts own-brand e-book reader, aims at global sales of 300,000 units in 2010

Nov 18, 14:58

BenQ has introduced its own-brand e-book reader, the nReader, and plan to launch it together with its online e-book trading platform in Taiwan in January 2010 and then in Japan and...

BenQ e-book reader, the nReader

E-readers will take off for holiday shoppers in 2010, says Gartner

Nov 11, 15:37

This year is likely to be remembered as a watershed in the evolution of e-books and e-readers with several milestones and product launches standing out as catalysts for change in...

PVI and CMO cooperate on e-paper production

Oct 2, 12:27

LCD panel maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics and electrophoretic display (EPD) maker Prime View International (PVI) have signed a memorandum of collaboration for EPD production. PVI has...

Global e-paper display market to exceed US$2.5 billion by 2013, says NextGen Research

Aug 25, 15:51

The global market for e-paper displays will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 124% from 2008 through 2013, and will exceed US$2.5 billion by the end of that period,...

Taiwan market: Fujitsu launches color e-book reader

Aug 4, 16:06

Japan-based Fujitsu has launched its color e-book reader, the ELEPia, in the Taiwan market, targeting the sports marketing segment initially. The ELEPia has an 8-inch screen with...

PVI subsidiary Hydis to reach full capacity for EPD in September 2009

Jul 20, 15:12

Hydis, a subsidiary of Taiwan-based electrophoretic display (EPD) and LCD panel maker Prime View International (PVI), is expected to reach 100% utilization at the end of September...

GCE HDI board shipments for Amazon Kindle to increase in 2H09

Jul 13, 16:44

Gold Circuit Electronics (GCE) has cut into the supply chain of Amazon's Kindle e-book products, and shipment volume is expected to reach 50% of Amazon's demand in the second half...

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    Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablets

    Amazon has introduced the third generation of Kindle Fire - the new Kindle Fire HDX. The Kindle Fire HDX tablets features the newest version of Fire OS, and new features and services...

    Photo: Company, Oct 1.

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    Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader

    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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