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Digitimes Research: Polysilicon spot price drops 8.5% in Greater China

Sep 30, 18:26

Compared with the spot price of other solar products, the price of polysilicon in Greater China this week showed the largest decrease from last week's US$47/kg to US$43/kg, an 8.5%...

Spot price

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

Digitimes Research: China LED industry should not blindly increase capacity but focus on improving technology, management, and quality

Sep 29, 16:22

The LED industry has been growing rapidly in China. Digitimes Research recently visited China-based LED chipmaker Hang Zhou Silan Azure (Silan Azure) to gain insights in China's LED...

Jiang Zhong Yong, general manager of Silan Azure

Digitimes Research: Android tablet sales growing steadily

Sep 28, 17:02

Digitimes Research has analyzed figures from Google about the company's certified devices that have connected to Android Market each month, and pointed out that monthly sales of Google...

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Digitimes Research: Greater China to take up 65% of global small- to medium-size TFT LCD shipments in 2011

Sep 27, 16:37

Greater China is expected to account for 65.3% of the world's small- to medium-size TFT LCD panel and cell shipments in 2011, gaining 4.1 percentage points on-year, according to the...

LCD

Greater China spot prices of polysilicon, solar wafers and cells fall significantly this week, says Digitimes Research

Sep 23, 17:33

Due to China-based makers' increased inventories, Greater China spot quotes of polysilicon, solar-grade crystalline wafers and cells significantly dropped this week, according to...

Spot pricing

Digitimes Insight: RIM PlayBook a poor debut for QNX

Sep 21, 16:28

While QNX is currently used in the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and is scheduled to be used in the company's smartphones in the future, replacing the BlackBerry OS to become Research...

RIM PlayBook tablet PC

Digitimes Insight: Lenovo to become the largest PC brand with assistance from Lanci

Sep 20, 14:03

Former Acer president Gianfranco Lanci's decision to join Lenovo is expected to bring about an even faster and larger reshuffling of the global PC market brand rankings, according...

Gianfranco Lanci

Greater China spot price of monocrystalline wafers shows relatively large drop this week, says Digitimes Research

Sep 16, 17:06

The spot price of polysilicon in the Greater China region remained steady at US$49.5/kg this week. However, the spot price of 125 monocrystalline (125 Mono) wafers dropped to US$1.25/pc,...

Weekly price of solar products in Greater China

Greater China solar spot pricing remains flat this week, says Digitimes Research

Sep 9, 17:14

Solar spot pricing remained flat in the Greater China market this week, with the price of polysilicon dropping slightly to US$49.50/kg. The price of solar wafers also showed a slight...

Solar

Digitimes Insight: BOE and Tianma Micro-Electronics venturing into AFFS and LTPS panel market

Sep 9, 16:07

There is vast demand for small- to medium-size flat panels in China as the country boasts a large-scale white-box market for small-sized handsets, portable navigation devices, MP3/MP4...

Digitimes Insight: Google support against Apple will be noted in China

Sep 8, 17:12

When Apple sued HTC last year claiming the Taiwan smartphone vendor had violated twenty of its patents, Google noted that it would stand behind its Android OS and its hardware partners...

Google

Digitimes Research: Apple to lead in 2011 smartphone shipments

Sep 6, 16:38

Global smartphone shipments for 2011 will reach 462 million units, rising 60% from the 288 million shipped in 2010, according to Digitimes Research. Apple is expected to overtake...

Smartphone shipment forecast for 2011

Digitimes Insight: Acquisition of Motorola may enhance Android services

Aug 30, 16:03

Due to Google's recent acquisition of Motorola including the tablet vendor's mobile hardware business, market players have had growing concerns that Google may be heading toward the...

Digitimes Insight: webOS may resurrect if to sells to Facebook

Aug 23, 15:56

With Hewlett-Packard (HP) announcing it will stop developing webOS-based products including smartphones and tablet PCs and will spin off its Personal System Group (PSG) business,...

HP TouchPad with WebOS operating system

Digitimes Insight: HP cutting off PC department may affect upstream supply chain

Aug 22, 17:03

As Hewlett-Packard (HP) decided to perhaps spin off its PC business, which contributes revenues of about US$40 billion, it is becoming more obvious that HP intends to turn its focus...

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Digitimes Insight: Ultrabook key lies in penetration of ULV CPUs in mainstream notebook market

Aug 18, 13:42

Facing tablet PCs' assault and Apple MacBook Air's strong performance, Intel and notebook supply chain players have been pushing Ultrabook products aggressively, hoping to re-boost...

Apple MacBook Air

Digitimes Insight: Demand for server DRAM and mobile RAM to boom

Aug 16, 15:32

Server-use DRAM, mobile RAM and other memory used in non-PC applications will contribute more than 50% to total DRAM bit demand in the second half of 2012, according to Digitimes...

DRAM demand breakdown, 2Q10-2Q11

Digitimes Insight: DRAM supply bit growth to edge up in 2011

Aug 2, 14:51

Global supply of DRAM is forecast to reach 2.9 billion 1Gb-equivalent chips in 2011, up 51% from 1.92 billion units in 2010, according to Digitimes Research. The anticipated higher...

Digitimes Insight: Taiwan shipments of small- to medium-size flat panels to grow 4.2% on quarter in 3Q11

Jul 21, 01:05

Shipments of small- to medium-size TFT LCD panels by Taiwan makers are expected to top 340 million units in the third quarter of 2011, showing a sequential growth of 4.2%, the lowest...

Shipments

Digitimes Insight: Shipments of Taiwan-based large-size panels grew 8.5%, panels for tablet devices grew over 300% in 2Q11

Jul 12, 01:10

The shipments of Taiwan-based large-size TFT LCD panels (above 9-inch, including panels for tablet devices) in second quarter 2011 was 70.72 million units, showing an on-quarter growth...

Large-size panels shipments

Digitimes Insight: Taiwan notebook shipments increase in 2Q11 thanks to Classmate PC

Jul 11, 15:36

Taiwan-based notebook makers' combined shipments in the second quarter of 2011 reached 44.49 million units with a sequential increase of 8.5%, better than 5.6% growth of the same...

Taiwan notebook shipments

Digitimes Insight: Taiwan 2Q11 WLAN shipments slightly up

Jul 6, 16:25

Taiwan-based makers shipped 69.779 million network interface cards and 15.996 million routers in the second quarter of 2011, growing by 5.6% and 2.0% respectively on quarter, according...

WLAN shipments

Digitimes Insight: LED capacity growth to exceed 20% in 3Q11, sapphire substrate price to drop to US$20

Jun 27, 16:40

Many LED firms showcased the latest products and technologies at Photonics Festival in Taiwan 2011 from June 14-16. Here are some observations of the development of the LED market.

The coming of Smart TV: Q&A with Digitimes Research analyst Tom Lo

Jun 22, 14:04

Digitimes Research has been publishing quarterly research reports on the ICT (information and communications technology) and FPD (flat-panel display) industries since 2004. Starting...

Digitimes Research analyst Tom Lo

Digitimes Insight: Japan small- and medium-size LCD panel firms gear up competition

Jun 21, 16:31

The media in Japan reported the news of an integrated new firm by Sony Mobile Display and Toshiba Mobile Display (TMD) on June 7, 2011. Shipments of small- and medium-size panels...

AMOLED

Digitimes Insight: iPhone growth suppressed by rise of Android devices

Jun 3, 09:58

The arrival of the iPhone 4 on Verizon Wireless effectively buoyed the iOS's share of the US smartphone market by nine percentage points sequentially in the first quarter of 2011...

Estimated and actual iPhone shipments

Digitimes Insight: CMI to be top Taiwan supplier of large-size panels in 2Q11

May 5, 14:06

Chimei Innolux will be Taiwan's top supplier of large-size TFT-LCD panels in the second quarter by shipping 32.11 million units, followed by Au Optronics (AUO) with shipments of 30.66...

Breakdown of 1Q11 shipment volumes (m units)

Digitimes Insight: Global large-size panel shipments to grow 10.2% in 2Q11

May 2, 15:04

Global large-size TFT-LCD panel shipments (9-inch and above, including tablet PC applications) are expected to reach 177 million units in the second quarter of 2011, up 10.2% sequentially,...

Large-size panel shipments

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

Digitimes Insight: Taiwan 2Q11 digital camera shipments expected to exceed 14 million

Apr 27, 16:54

Taiwan-based makers will ship 14.772 million digital cameras in the second quarter of 2011, rising by 25.1% sequentially but dropping by 1.4% on year, according to data collected...

DSC shipments, 4Q09-2Q11 (k units)

Digitimes Insight: Taiwan makers to ship over 31 million LCD monitors in 2Q11

Apr 27, 16:48

Taiwan-based makers are expected to ship 31.394 million LCD monitors in second-quarter 2011, up 3.2% sequentially and 8.8% on year, and accounting for 69.9% of the global total. Digitimes...

Taiwan LCD monitor shipments

Digitimes Insight: Taiwan WLAN shipments to decrease in 2Q11

Apr 26, 11:36

Digitimes Research estimates that Taiwan-based makers' shipments of WLAN products will total 77.421 million units in second-quarter 2011, dropping 5.3% sequentially and 19.1% on year,...

Taiwan WLAN shipments

Digitimes Insight: Taiwan 1Q11 ODD shipments increase

Apr 26, 11:05

Latest data collected by Digitimes Research show that Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) makers shipped 17.8 million units in first-quarter 2011, increasing 7.9% sequentially,...

Taiwan ODD shipments
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