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  • Last update: Wednesday 15 January 2014 [51 news items]

Compal lands 90% of Amazon Kindle orders for 2014, leaving only 10% for Quanta

Jan 15, 22:04

Amazon has reportedly shifted its entry-level Kindle Fire orders for 2014 from Quanta Computer to Compal Electronics and the entry-level tablet is expected to account for 90% of the...

Quanta November notebook shipments up 19%

Dec 10, 21:50

Quanta Computer shipped 4.4 million ODM notebooks in November, increasing 18.9% on month, according to the company.

Shipments of Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HDX below expectations

Nov 6, 10:51

Monthly shipments of the new Google Nexus 7 and those of the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX have fallen short of original expectations and therefore their shipments in 2013 are likely to...

Novatek driver ICs adopted in new Kindle Fire, says report

Newswatch - Oct 16, 15:55

Taiwan-based IC design house Novatek Microelectronics has secured orders for panel driver ICs for use in Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch tablet, according to a report from Taiwan's...

Amazon orders over one million 7-inch Kindle Fire HD tablets monthly for October, November

Oct 8, 10:57

Amazon has asked Taiwan-based ODMs to ship more than one million 7-inch Kindle Fire HD tablets monthly in October and November to meet expected demand, according to sources with the...

Amazon unveils Kindle Fire HDX and cheaper Kindle Fire HD

Sep 26, 15:22

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

iPad and Samsung Galaxy gain market share as Kindle Fire sputters, says Jumptap

Aug 23, 16:03

According to data by audience platform researcher Jumptap platform, Apple continues to hold the top spot in tablet market share, but its chief competitor in the smartphone sector,...

Amazon said to be considering taking back Kindle Fire purchasing rights

Mar 13, 22:30

Amazon reportedly plans to change its component purchasing strategy for Kindle Fire and will make all the decisions itself instead of relying on ODMs, according to sources from the...

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Amazon loses less money with Kindle Fire HD, says IHS

Nov 6, 15:30

The low-end 7-inch Kindle Fire HD that has 16GB of NAND flash and Wi-Fi wireless carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost of US$165.00, according to research firm IHS. When the US$9.00...

Digitimes Research: Kindle Fire HD shipments expected to reach 5 million units in 2H12

Sep 12, 16:10

Combined shipments of the 7-inch and 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle Fire HD are expected to reach five million units in the second half of 2012, according to Digitimes Research senior analyst...

TPK begins shipments of touch panels used in 7-inch Kindle Fire HD

Sep 11, 01:40

Taiwan-based TPK Holding began to ship touch panels used in the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD in August, with the monthly shipment volume reaching 1.0 million units, while China-based General...

Amazon supply chains to benefit from release of next generation Kindle Fire

Sep 5, 15:42

Supply chains affiliated with Amazon's Kindle Fire are expecting to see profits boost over the next two months due to the soon-to-be released next generation Kindle Fire that is expected...

Low-end Google Nexus 7 carries US$152 BOM, IHS teardown reveals

Jul 12, 14:33

The entry-level 8GB version of Google's new Nexus 7 media tablet carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$151.75, according to preliminary findings from the IHS iSuppli Teardown Analysis...

Amazon may delay Kindle shipments, say sources

Jul 12, 01:25

Amazon's soon-to-be-released next-generation Kindle is currently facing problems with mass production due to problems with the device's front light design, which may delay shipping...

Amazon to start shipping new Kindle Fire in August, sources claim

Jun 28, 11:51

Amazon's new 7.85-inch Kindle Fire is reported to have an August release date this year at a price of US$199, according to upstream industry sources.

Quanta Computer expected to ship 12-15 million tablet PCs in 2012

Jun 25, 11:30

Quanta Computer is expected to ship 12-15 million tablet PCs to become the largest ODM maker of non-iPad tablet PCs in 2012, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

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Amazon reportedly may drop 7-inch Kindle Fire price to welcome new models

Jun 15, 12:16

As Amazon is said to be considering launching new e-book readers and 7-inch tablet PC products at the beginning of the third quarter, the company is expected to have a chance to reduce...

Amazon likely to launch 10.1-inch Kindle Fire in 3Q12; to suspend 8.9-inch model

May 18, 01:30

The latest market rumors indicate that Amazon is likely to launch a 10.1-inch Kindle Fire in the third quarter, while tentatively suspending the launch of a speculated 8.9-inch mod...

Catcher to supply chassis for Amazon tablet PC

Mar 22, 01:15

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology has recently received orders from Amazon for a new Kindle Fire tablet PC, according to sources from the upstream supply chain; however,...

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Foxconn, Wistron to undertake ODM production of Kindle Fire, Nook Tablet

Feb 20, 11:06

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has obtained ODM orders for 10-inch Kindle Fire from Amazon and will begin shipments in the second quarter of 2012, while Wistron...

Toughest competition for Apple in 4Q11 tablet market was Apple, says IHS iSuppli

Feb 17, 16:04

Although soaring sales of Amazon's Kindle Fire and other low-priced tablets trimmed Apple's media tablet market share in the fourth quarter of 2011, it was Apple's own newly introduced...

ODM orders for Kindle Fire tablet PCs to drop to 3 million units in 1Q12, say sources

Jan 20, 01:15

ODM orders for Kindle Fire tablet PCs are expected to be cut by half to three million units in the first quarter of 2012, down from about six million units shipped in the last quarter...

Google tablet PC believed to be targeting Kindle Fire

Jan 5, 01:05

As Google reportedly may launch an own-brand tablet PC to compete against Apple's iPad, sources from Google's upstream supply chain believe that Google, instead of Apple, may actually...

Supply chain of next-generation Kindle Fire to be ready in 2Q12

Dec 20, 14:10

Makers in the supply chain of the next-generation Kindle Fire are likely to begin preparing the needed parts and components for the production of new tablet device in the second quarter...

White-box players in China quitting tablet PC market

Dec 8, 01:20

As non-Apple tablet PC players are dropping their tablet PC prices to compete against Kindle Fire, white-box players in China are starting to quit the tablet PC market and can only...

Quanta shipments of Kindle Fire reach 3-4 million units

Dec 2, 01:15

Shipments of 7-inch Kindle Fire tablet PCs from Quanta Computer to Amazon have reached 3-4 million units, according to industry watchers. However, Quanta declined to comment.

Players drop tablet PC prices to compete against Kindle Fire

Nov 24, 15:57

Several tablet PC players including RIM, High Tech Computer (HTC), Lenovo, and ViewSonic, have dropped their 7-inch tablet PC prices to compete against Amazon's Kindle Fire, priced...

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...

Foxconn to start production of 7-inch Kindle Fire in 1Q12, say Taiwan makers

Nov 21, 10:28

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will become a second ODM of 7-inch Kindle Fire next to Quanta Computer and start production in the first quarter of 2012, according...

Kindle Fire teardown reveals cost-saving design, says IHS

Nov 18, 16:32

The IHS iSuppli Teardown Analysis Service has commenced its physical dissection of the Amazon Kindle Fire media tablet and soon will release its preliminary estimate of the device's...

Barnes & Noble shipping Nook Tablet ahead of schedule

Nov 17, 01:15

Barnes & Noble began to deliver its Nook Tablet to consumers on November 16, two days ahead of its original schedule, aiming to catch the buying spree for Amazon's Kindle Fire.

Quanta lands orders for Amazon 7-inch tablet PC, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 14, 16:37

Amazon is set to launch its second-generation 7-inch tablet PC in the second quarter of 2012 with Quanta Computer having already landed orders, according to a Chinese-language Apple...

Digitimes Research: E-book reader shipment growth to reach 31.4% in 2012

Nov 10, 15:44

Since e-book readers will not receive any significant updates, pricing will still be the major attraction to stimulate sales growth. With Amazon further reducing its e-book reader...

E-book reader shipment growth to reach 31.4% in 2012

Amazon increases Kindle Fire orders

Nov 10, 01:35

Amazon has recently increased its Kindle Fire orders to more than five million units before the end of 2011 as pre-orders for the machine remain strong, according to sources from...

Amazon next-generation Kindle Fire likely to have 8.9-inch display

Nov 4, 01:05

Amazon is likely to change its product roadmap by shifting the display size of its next-generation Kindle Fire to 8.9-inch instead of 10.1-inch as originally planned, according to...

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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...

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