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Apple, Samsung said to be developing 12-inch tablets

Oct 14, 11:51

Apple and Samsung Electronics are said to be planning to release 12-inch tablets. Apple is currently cooperating with Quanta Computer on the project, while Samsung is developing the...

Tablet players turning to focus on large-size products

Taiwan market: Asustek launches a new 10.1-inch convertible tablet

Oct 9, 14:17

Asustek Computer on October 8 announced the launch of the Transformer Pad TF701T, a 10.1-inch convertible tablet featuring Nvidia's Tegra 4 processor in the Taiwan market at a retail...

Digitimes Research: Amazon changes strategy for 3rd-generation Kindle Fire

Oct 8, 15:33

Amazon recently announced three third-generation Kindle Fire tablets, one 8.9-inch and two 7-inch models. In addition to new hardware, Amazon also updated many of its apps and services,...

Brand vendors eying Turkey education tablet orders

Oct 7, 22:18

The Turkey government has recently finished accepting bidding applications from brand vendors for the procurement orders of its education tablets and is expected to have a decision...

Second-tier and white-box tablet vendors facing sales pressure

Oct 7, 14:10

Second-tier and white-box vendors are expected to see their proportion of total tablet shipments drop in the fourth quarter due to competition from first-tier vendors, according to...

Taiwan market: 7-Eleven launches 7-inch tablet, 50-inch connected LCD TV through cooperation with Foxconn

Oct 1, 21:08

President Chain Store, the operator of 7-Eleven in Taiwan, on October 1 unveiled a 7-inch tablet and multimedia sharing device enabling wireless transfer of video from smartphones,...

Taiwan market: Gigabyte Communications, Intel Taiwan cooperate to launch 7-inch tablet GSmart 7 Tab

Sep 30, 22:05

Gigabyte Communications, Taiwan-based notebook and motherboard vendor Gigabyte Technology's smartphone vendor subsidiary, under the own brand GSmart, has cooperated with Intel Taiwan...

Asustek testing tablet market with various models

Sep 30, 21:48

Asustek Computer's business strategy for the tablet market has changed recently, as the company is flooding the market with new models to see if any of them can continue the success...

Innolux sees white-box tablet panels reach 2.5 million shipments a month

Sep 30, 21:16

Innolux has recently seen shipments for panels used in white-box tablets reach 2.5 million units a month.

Android ecosystem takes the baton from Apple iPad in the tablet race, says ABI Research

Sep 30, 14:55

A shift in leadership is now upon the tablet mobile computing market. At the year's mid-point, ABI Research identified a trio of events signaling Apple's iPad family of products has...

Pegatron to make Dell 8-inch Windows 8 tablets

Sep 27, 11:37

Pegatron Technology will be responsible for ODM production of an 8-inch Windows 8 tablet expected to be unveiled by Dell in early October, according to Taiwan-based supply chain ma...

Taiwan tablet panel makers see low order visibility as competition intensifies

Sep 27, 11:05

Tablet panel makers in Taiwan currently have low order visibility due to less-than-expected sales of tablets as well as to increased competition from other panel makers.

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...

Tablets with telephone functions expected to gain demand in emerging markets

Sep 26, 14:49

Tablets with 7-inch displays and telephone functions are expected to enjoy strong demand in emerging markets due to their friendlier prices and characteristics that suit the demand...

Global tablet panel shipments recover after three straight months of declines, says DisplaySearch

Sep 26, 14:25

After three consecutive months of shipment declines in the second quarter of 2013, global LCD tablet panel shipments recovered in July. According to DisplaySearch, 23 million tablet...

White-box tablet vendors aggressively cutting prices to stay competitive

Sep 26, 12:01

The aggressive push of brand vendors such as Amazon, Google, Samsung Electronics and Acer, into the 7-inch tablet market has forced China-based white-box players to further reduce...

China white-box makers likely to face rising DRAM costs

Sep 26, 11:26

China-based white-box smartphone and tablet manufacturers will have to encounter rising costs of buying DRAM chips if SK Hynix' fire-damaged plant fails to restore full production...

Nvidia announces Tegra Note tablet platform

Sep 24, 15:45

Nvidia has announced through a blog post its latest tablet platform, Tegra Note, featuring internally developed Tegra 4 processor with a 72-core GeForce GPU, quad-core Cortex-A15...

Microsoft new Surface shipments to reach 3 million units in 2014, sources estimate

Sep 24, 14:45

Microsoft has unveiled its second-generation Surface tablets, but sources from the upstream supply chain estimate the devices' sales will reach only three million units in 2014, accounting...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments to China to rise 53% in 3Q13

Sep 23, 21:46

Shipments of tablet-use application processors to the China market are set to register growth of 24.9% sequentially and 53.3% on year in the third quarter of 2013, according to Digitimes...

CEE tablet market continues to rocket, driven by low-cost devices, says IDC

Sep 23, 13:07

The tablet market in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) continues to surge, growing 175.6% on year in the second quarter of 2013, according to the latest results from IDC. Tablet shipments...

Digitimes Research: Vendors to turn to 8-inch tablets to avoid competition in 7-inch segment

Sep 18, 15:28

Digitimes Research has found that the US tablet market is seeing more launches of low-price 7-inch models. Since more 7-inch devices are expected to come out before the end of 2013,...

Lenovo expected to ship 1.8 million tablets in 3Q13

Sep 17, 13:47

China-based Lenovo shipped 1.5 million tablets to rank fourth among international vendors in the second quarter of 2013 based on IDC statistics, and is expected to ship 1.8 million...

8-inch tablet shipments to fall short of expectations, say Taiwan makers

Sep 17, 11:42

Several brand vendors including Samsung Electronics and Acer have released 8-inch tablets in light of the good sales performance for the 7.9-inch iPad mini and in order to avoid intense...

Quanta may not achieve 20 million tablet shipments in 2013

Sep 16, 22:10

Weaker-than-expected sales of Google's second-generation Nexus 7 may cause Quanta Computer, the manufacturer of the tablet, to be unable to reach its tablet shipment goal of 20 million...

Active management of channel inventory has tongues wagging about new Apple tablets

Sep 16, 21:44

Apple is rumored to be ready to release its next-generation iPad and iPad mini in October, as related channel retailers have been actively managing their iPad inventories recently,...

Russia PC shipments continue to slow in 2Q13, says IDC

Sep 13, 15:07

According to IDC, PC shipments in Russia in the second quarter of 2013 continued their steep decline, with volume slipping by 37.3% on year to a total of 2.47 million units. The notebook...

Tablet panel shipments to China vendors see slowdown

Sep 12, 14:29

Tablet panel supply chains are seeing decreased orders from China tablet vendors due to the vendors' high reserves.

Tablet shipments to top total PC shipments in 4Q13 and annually by 2015, says IDC

Sep 12, 11:23

The worldwide smart connected device market, comprised of PCs, tablets, and smartphones, is forecast to grow 27.8% on year in 2013, slightly lower than the 30.3% growth in 2012. The...

China and Taiwan panel makers land tablet panel orders from Samsung

Sep 11, 15:58

Upstream panel makers and component makers in both China and Taiwan have reportedly landed new orders from Samsung Electronics for tablet panels.

Taiwan market: Sony to release Windows-based tablet in late September

Sep 11, 12:34

Sony plans to release its Windows 8-based tablet, the VAIO Tap 11 in late September in Taiwan, priced at NT$38,800.

Gesture-based user interfaces in smartphones and tablets spur fast growth for proximity sensors, says IHS

Sep 9, 13:28

The market for sensors that track hand movements in conjunction with touch screens is growing explosively as smartphones, tablets and other products increasingly incorporate gesture...

China market: Apple shares over 64% of 2Q13 consumer tablet sales, says Analysys

Sep 9, 10:56

Apple occupied 64.6% of 3.576 million consumer tablets sold in the China market during second-quarter 2013, with overall unit sales increasing 5.2% sequentially and 52.8% on year,...

Initial sales of new Samsung 10.1-inch tablet likely to be small

Sep 6, 14:17

Initial sales of Samsung's new Galaxy Note 10.1 are estimated at only 400,000-600,000 units a month, according to industry sources. In addition, sales of Samsung's existing 10.1-inch...

Makers in Microsoft, Nokia supply chains to compete fiercely for orders

Sep 4, 15:08

Taiwan-based makers in Microsoft's and Nokia's supply chains are expected to gear up efforts to garner orders for smartphones, games consoles, tablets and other peripherals after...

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    Asustek FonePad 7 LTE

    Asustek's FonePad 7 LTE, unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2014, is a 7-inch phablet with built-in LTE connectivity and phone functionality. Fonepad 7 LTE features dDual front speakers,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 7.

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    Intel new Education Tablet

    The Intel Education Tablet runs on Android 4.2 and has kid-friendly features such as: rubber bumpers on the sides making it easier for small hands to hold; a power button that resists...

    Photo: Company, Jan 24.

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    Samsung NotePRO tablet

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy NotePRO tablet featuring a 12.2-inch panel at the CES 2014. The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO will come in various connectivity options: Wi-Fi...

    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

  • Samsung+TabPRO+tablet

    Samsung TabPRO tablet

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy TabPRO line of tablets with sizes ranging from 8.4- to 12.2-inch at the CES 2014. The Samsung Galaxy TabPRO (12.2) features a 12.2-inch...

    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

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    Apple iPad Air tablet

    Apple has announced the iPad Air featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display in a thinner and lighter design. The iPad Air is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the fourth-generation iPad,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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