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China white-box tablet vendors gaining foothold

Apr 17, 12:31

China-based white-box tablet vendors have become increasingly competitive in the face of international vendors by offering a host of hardware upgrades, such as LTE support, ultra-thin...

China white-box tablet vendors gaining foothold

Microsoft and MediaTek rumored to be looking to push Windows tablets in the China white-box tablet market

Apr 7, 21:33

Microsoft reportedly has been aggressively trying to persuade MediaTek to push Windows-based tablets in China's white-box market and with the software giant's announcement of offering...

Digitimes Research: Over 50% white-box tablets to come with phone functions in 2H14; MediaTek to benefit most

Apr 3, 12:08

China white-box tablet players' shipments increased sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2013 thanks to strong demand from mature markets worldwide. Demand from emerging markets...

Global tablet market heading for fierce price competition in 2014

Feb 6, 13:54

Price competition in the global tablet market is expected to become keener in 2014, which will not only further squeeze the profitability of first-tier vendors but also force white-box...

China white-box makers likely to launch array of wearable devices in 2Q14

Jan 21, 21:37

China-based white-box mobile device makers are likely to launch an array of wearable devices, including smartwatches, in the second quarter of 2014, using chipset solutions from Taiwan-based...

Intel beefs up ties with China-based tablet players

Dec 31, 14:20

In addition to its existing partners BYD, Ramos and Teclast, Intel has recently formed a partnership with China-based electronic manufacturing service (EMS) provider Shenzhen Hampoo...

Pegatron lands China white-box tablet orders through Intel

Dec 4, 11:13

Intel has been promoting its processors to China-based white-box Android and Windows 8 tablet vendors, and Taiwan-based ODM Pegatron has obtained orders from the vendors through its...

Samsung tablet for children puts pressure on China white-box vendors

Nov 26, 14:03

Samsung Electronics has recently released a tablet, the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Kids, targeting the children market, and some market watchers believe the device will create threats against...

China-based white-box vendors expected to ship 80-90 million tablets in 2013

Nov 20, 14:35

China-based white-box vendors are expected to ship 80-90 million tablets in total in 2013, hiking 60-80% on year, and may ship 100 million units in 2014, up 25% on year, according...

Digitimes Research: White-box tablet shipments to reach 25 million in 3Q13

Nov 11, 15:22

China white-box tablet shipments reached about 25 million units in the third quarter of 2013, up 56.3% sequentially and 40.4% on year thanks to strong overseas shipments, which accounted...

Intel to cooperate with China white-box players for mobile devices

Oct 30, 22:15

Intel has started turning to seek business opportunities from China's white-box market and has cooperated with several China-based vendors such as Ramos and Teclast to release Intel-based...

China white-box tablet players expand presence

Oct 18, 11:30

China-based white-box tablet players have expanded their presence with several already shipping more than 200,000 units per month, according to industry sources. In addition, the...

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...

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.

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...

China market: White-box vendors dominate OTT STB sales

Sep 25, 15:36

White-box vendors account for more than 80% of total sales of OTT (over the top) STBs (set-top boxes) in the China market, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Digitimes Research: White-box tablet shipments suffer over 25% drop in 2Q13

Sep 2, 13:25

White-box tablet shipments reached only 15.9 million units in the second quarter of 2013, down 26.3% sequentially due to weakening tablet demand in May and June. Many smaller white-box...

China white-box handsets less popular in emerging markets

Aug 26, 20:14

China white-box handsets have seen declined popularity in emerging markets where mobile telecom carriers and retail channels are eager to look for products of better quality, according...

More China-based white-box tablet makers shifting to MediaTek solutions

Aug 21, 11:35

More and more white-box tablet makers in China have begun to develop new models using MediaTek's chipset solutions, including its quad-core MT8125 and MT8135, according to industry...

IHS boosts its tablet panel shipment forecast as white-box products storm the market

Jul 3, 15:55

Boosted by orders from unbranded, white-box China-based vendors, global demand for tablet panels is exceeding expectations, spurring research firm IHS to increase its forecast for...

China white-box vendor introduces ultra-thin smartphone

Jul 3, 11:12

China-based white-box smartphone vendor UMeox Mobile has joined the world's ultra-thin smartphone market by introducing its UMeox X5, which has a thickness of only 5.6mm.

China white-box tablet players seeing success in landing government procurement orders

Jul 1, 15:46

China-based white-box players are gaining the upper hand in the competition with first-tier brand vendors for tablet procurement orders from Asia Pacific governments due to their...

Blue filter glass in short supply due to white-box smartphone demand

Jun 19, 20:49

Blue filter glass is reportedly in short supply due to white-box smartphone vendors in China using the technology in camera lenses, according to industry sources.

China-based white-box 2013 tablet shipments likely below forecasts

Jun 14, 14:38

China-based white-box tablet vendors' shipments in 2013 were originally forecast at 120 million units, but actual shipments may fall short due to strong competition from inexpensive...

White-box vendors expected to lower prices for entry-level 7-inch tablets to US$40 in 2H13

Jun 7, 14:32

The market for 7-inch tablets is seeing intense competition and white-box vendors are expected to further reduce prices for entry-level models to US$40 in the second half of 2013,...

China market: White-box tablet makers approaching MediaTek for quad-core solutions

May 27, 15:17

China-based white-box tablet makers are reportedly approaching MediaTek for the purchase of the chipmaker's integrated MT8125 and 8135 quad-core application processors for tablets,...

MediaTek April sales hit 39-month high

May 8, 14:09

Consolidated revenues at MediaTek, whose wireless chips are mainly targeted at white-box handsets including smartphones, climbed to a 39-month high of NT$12.57 billion (US$426.5 million)...

Competition between 7-inch tablets arises in 2H13

Apr 29, 12:13

As tablet players are turning their focuses from the 10-inch segment to 7-inch for the second half of 2013, sources from the upstream supply chain believe the competition between...

White-box Windows 8 tablets to see ex-factory prices of US$300

Apr 26, 14:23

In view of increasing competition for 7-inch entry-level Android tablets, China-based white-box vendors will start producing Windows 8 tablets in May for launch in the third quarter,...

China-based vendors offer Android STBs

Apr 17, 15:20

A number of China-based vendors, including Mele Digital Technology, Geniatech, Giec Electronics and Bluetimes Technology, exhibited Android TV set-top boxes (STBs) at the 2013 China...

Some China-based white-box vendors plan to develop Windows 8 tablets

Apr 17, 13:52

Viewing that Android tablets, especially 7-inch models, have been under intense price competition and therefore profitability is thinning, some China-based white-box vendors are considering...

China-based white-box vendors quote low prices for tablets

Apr 17, 12:03

China-based white-box vendors have quoted tablets showcased at the recently concluded 2013 China Sourcing Fair: Electronics & Components in Hong Kong significantly lower than...

China white-box tablet vendors increasingly adopting MediaTek quad-core solutions

Apr 15, 23:42

China-based white-box tablet vendors, due to growing demand for 3G-enabled models, has been increasing adoption of 3G-supportig quad-core IC solutions developed by Taiwan-based MediaTek,...

ARM processor competition to fire up

Apr 1, 22:58

Competition between ARM-based processors is expected to become fiercer as Samsung turns aggressive pushing its chip business, while China-based white-box ARM chipmakers as well as...

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