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HiSilicon seeking second-source supplier for 7nm chips

Oct 18, 14:34

HiSilicon Technologies is seeking a second-source supplier for the fabrication of its 7nm chips, with Samsung Electronics, Globalfoundries and Intel striving for orders from the China-based...

Nanya ramping 20nm process output

Oct 18, 14:15

Nanya Technology has started volume shipments of 20nm 4Gb DDR3 chips, and is scheduled to enter mass production of 20nm 8Gb DDR4 chips in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to...

Pei-Ing Lee, president for Nanya

Digitimes Research: Taiwan panel makers focusing on 18:9 all-screen smartphone panels

Oct 17, 15:59

With regard to the development of smartphone-use panels, Taiwan's top-three TFT LCD panel makers all have been focusing on all-screen displays with an 18:9 aspect ratio recently....

Samsung striving for OLED panel orders from China

Oct 17, 11:59

Samsung Display is striving for OLED panel orders from China-based mobile device vendors, but will be facing competition from its China-based rivals such as BOE Technology and Tianma...

KYEC obtains key backend orders from MediaTek

Oct 16, 13:24

Testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has obtained orders for MediaTek's major products for 2018, including 12nm mobile SoCs, and chips solutions for voice assistant devices...

Foxconn sees over 40% on month revenue growth in September

Oct 13, 14:29

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$451.04 billion (US$14.83 billion) for September, up 42.4% on month, but down 3.7% on year.

Foxconn sees strong September revenues

Mobile DRAM prices to rise 10-15% in 4Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 13, 10:49

Average prices for mobile (LPDDR) DRAM products are expected to rise 10-15% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to DRAMeXchange. Major suppliers have intentionally...

Taiwan IC designers to rely on emerging markets for 4Q17 growth

Oct 13, 10:45

Taiwan-based IC design houses have seen orders from China's smartphone market slow down, but orders from vendors launching handsets in emerging markets like India have surged recently,...

Wireless charging: Q&A with Steven Tateosian, director of IoT and Security Solutions at NXP

Oct 12, 13:42

The launch of Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone X has highlighted wireless charging, a function that will also be featured in other smartphine vendors' upcoming models. However, besides...

NXP's Director of IoT and Security Solutions Steven Tateosian,

Catcher reports over 30% growth in September revenues

Oct 6, 14:18

Catcher Technology has registered consolidated revenues of NT$11.45 billion (US$374.19 million) for September, a new monthly record with growths of 34.8% on month and 48.2% on year...

Catcher's revenues reportedly are being driven by orders from Apple for iPhone 8

MLCC maker Yageo scores record revenues in 3Q17

Oct 5, 15:28

Taiwan's leading MLCC maker Yageo saw its revenues for September and the third quarter of 2017 hit record highs of NT$3.001 billion (US$98.78 million) and NT$8.369 billion, respectively,...

Shortages of all-screen displays to continue into 2018

Oct 3, 11:09

The current shortage in the supply of smartphone panels is expected to continue into 2018 due to strong demand for customized all-screen panels from the smartphone sector, according...

all-screen display

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches mid-tier Xperia XA1 Plus

Oct 3, 11:00

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its new mid-tier model, Xperia XA1 Plus, in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$11,900 (US$392) unlocked.

Sony Mobile launches Xperia XA1 Plus

Xiaomi aims at monthly shipments of over 10 million smartphones in 4Q17

Oct 3, 10:48

Xiaomi shipped over 10 million smartphones worldwide in September and will strive to also ship over 10 million units each month in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to company...

Xiaomi's smartphone shipments reached a milestone in September

MediaTek regains smartphone AP market share in China

Oct 2, 15:53

MediaTek's revenues for the fourth quarter of 2017 are likely to be the highest level for the year as the chipset vendor has managed to recapture more share in China's smartphone...

IT component shortages could worsen during holidays

Oct 2, 15:16

With components including DRAM and panels still in shortages, the long holidays in China, South Korea and Taiwan in October are expected to pose a great challenge to smartphone and...

Component shortages may worsen

ShunSin obtains orders for fingerprint sensor modules from China

Oct 2, 10:21

ShunSin Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) specializing in assembly and test of system-in-package (SiP) modules, has obtained new orders...

Taiwan market: Smartphone vendors also eyeing entry-level, mid-tier segments

Sep 29, 11:53

A number of smartphone vendors are gearing up efforts to promote entry-level and mid-tier models in the Taiwan market despite mounting competition brought upon by the availability...

More entry-level and mid-tier smartphone models are being launched

MediaTek smartphone chipset MT6739 debuts in India

Sep 28, 11:55

MediaTek has introduced its MT6739chipset at India Mobile Congress 2017, the first mobile conference of its kind in the region. The quad-core system on chip (SoC) is built for India's...

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MediaTek likely to meet high end of 3Q17 guidance

Sep 27, 13:46

MediaTek is expected to meet the high-end of its sales guidance for the third quarter of 2017, driven by better-than-expected sales of its recently introduced Helio P23 and P30 chips,...

Smartphone sales in Taiwan remain sluggish in August

Sep 26, 11:49

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market reached 589,000 units in August, decreasing 2.48% from the previous month as consumers were waiting for the release of new models from...

Oppo R11 was the top-selling smartphone in Taiwan in August

CPT reports tight supply for all-screen smartphone panels

Sep 22, 16:10

Chunghwa Picture Tubes' (CPT) current supply of all-screen smartphone applications are falling short of demand by 20%, according to company vice president Ryan Chung.

KYEC grabs testing orders for analog, PA chips from Murata

Sep 21, 15:18

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has recently obtained testing orders for analog chips and power amplifiers (PA) from Murata Manufacturing, according to industry sources.

Google buys part of HTC smartphone team for US$1.1 billion

Sep 21, 11:19

Google and HTC have announced a definitive agreement under which certain HTC employees - many of whom are already working with Google to develop Pixel smartphones - will join Google...

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China market: All-screen smartphone shipments ramping up

Sep 19, 15:24

China-based smartphone vendors are ramping up shipments of all-screen models, which will push up the penetration rate of these products in the global smartphone market in 2017 and...

Shipments of all-screen models ramping up

Edom 3Q17 revenues to increase over 20% sequentially

Sep 19, 13:56

Edom Technology, which distributes products for chip vendors such as Nvidia and Skyworks, is expected to report over 20% revenue growth sequentially for the third quarter of 2017,...

Touch Taiwan 2017: Innolux to highlight gaming notebook panels

Sep 19, 13:54

In response to the growing global gaming market, Innolux will showcase a series of gaming notebook/monitor panels at the upcoming Taiwan Touch 2017 to be held at the Nangang Exhibition...

Innolux 15.6-inch gaming notebook panel

Taiwan market: Android phone vendors breathe a sigh of relief on iPhone X

Sep 14, 11:17

Most Android-based smartphone vendors generally have breathed a sigh relief after Apple unveiled its iPhone X as they believe the impact of iPhone X on their sales in the Taiwan market...

MediaTek to lag in advanced-node chip race

Sep 14, 11:14

MediaTek is unlikely to roll out mobile chips built using more advanced 10nm and 7nm process technologies in 2018, as it has moved to focus on the mid-range smartphone market segment,...

mediatek

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to rebound in September

Sep 13, 14:18

Smartphone shipments in the Taiwan market are expected to rebound to over 650,000 units in September, buoyed by the launch of new flagship models by Samsung Electronics, and Sony...

Availability of new models, including new iPhones, to push smartphone sales in Taiwan

Asustek sees on-year decline in August revenues

Sep 11, 16:03

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$37.8 billion (US$1.29 billion) for August, up 19.8% on month, but down 5.14% on year. The company's combined consolidate...

Asustek ZenFone 4 became available in late August

MediaTek August revenues climb to 9-month high

Sep 8, 11:24

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues climbed to a nine-month high of NT$22.5 billion (US$748.8 million) in August 2017. MediaTek's consolidated sales for August 2017 represented...

Global DRAM module sales fall 12% in 2016, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 7, 10:46

Global DRAM module sales totaled around US$6.9 billion in 2016, down about 12% from US$7.9 billion a year earlier, according to DRAMeXchange. Falling PC DRAM prices during the first...

HTC August revenues lowest in 13 years

Sep 7, 10:34

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3 billion (US$99.69 million) for August, the company's lowest monthly figures in 13 years. August revenues also represented a decline...

Sales momentum for HTC U11 is declining

SPIL, Sigurd and KYEC post sequential revenue growth in August

Sep 6, 15:56

IC backend houses Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), Sigurd Microelectronics and King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) all saw their August revenues climb to their highest monthly...

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    Rose Pink Edition of Samsung Galaxy S8+

    Samsung Electronics has released its sixth color edition of the Galaxy S8+ 64GB model: Rose Pink. Starting June 30, the Rose Pink version of the smartphone will be available in select...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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    Huawei P10/P10 Plus smartphones

    Huawei has unveiled the P10 and P10 Plus smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2017, equipping P10 with Leica Dual-Camera 2.0 and the P10 Plus with Leica Dual-Camera 2.0 Pro Edition...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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    Acer Air Monitor

    Acer has recently announced its new air monitor designed to help people keep tabs on indoor air quality. The Acer Air Monitor allows real-time monitoring of key air quality indicators...

    Photo: Company, Mar 3.

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    Asustek ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphone

    Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone 3 Zoom, an ultra-thin 5.5-inch smartphone with a 5000mAh battery and a dual-camera system. The ZenFone 3 Zoom features dual-camera system consists...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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    Asustek ZenFone AR smartphone

    Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone AR, a smartphone that represents an advance in mobile virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies. The vendor said it is the...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.