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White-box tablet PCs to affect sales of non-Apple players

Nov 21, 16:40

As Apple's iPad series products have severely impacted sales of first-tier IT brand vendors' tablet PCs, white-box players in China, which have strong advantages in pricing may greatly...

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White-box players pushing further into the tablet PC market

Nov 9, 01:10

Seeing that global tablet PC shipments will reach 60 million units in 2011 and have a chance to approach close to 100 million units in 2012, despite Apple currently still holding...

White-box tablet PC players cut prices to digest inventory

Oct 4, 13:56

White-box tablet PC players have cut their pricing for 7-inch models hoping to clear up their inventory before Amazon's new 7-inch Kindle Fire is released in November priced at US$...

EETI upbeat on orders from China white-box vendors

Sep 23, 14:20

Touch panel controller IC design house Egalax_Empia Technology (EETI) expects strong demand from China-based white-box vendors, according to the company. EETI has seen orders from...

Sintek to benefit from increasing Asustek orders

Aug 10, 16:38

Touch sensor supplier Sintek Photronic has reported July revenues of NT$802 million (US$28 million), showing a 2.2% on-month and 46.35% on-year decrease. Total revenues for the first...

EETI begins shipping touch controllers to white-box tablet makers in China

Aug 4, 12:38

IC design house Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) has begun shipping its touch controller ICs to the white-box tablet segment in China, in addition to existing clients in the white-box...

SiS to phase out its PC chipset business

Aug 2, 01:10

Taiwan-based chipset maker Silicon Integrated System (SiS) is set to phase out its PC business by the end of 2011 and will turn its business focus fully to chipsets for consumer electronics...

Appearance of Android 3.2 to further impact notebook and netbook demand

Jul 26, 01:10

Google has recently revealed its Android 3.2 operating system with its downstream partners Motorola and Asustek Computer both to release plans at the last week of July for their users...

Taiwan makers of tablet PC touch panels differ in client base

Jul 13, 14:10

AU Optronics (AUO) currently ranks as the largest among Taiwan-based makers of touch panels used in tablet PCs, followed by HannStar Display and Chimei Innolux (CMI), according to...

China-based white-box vendors expected to ship 8 million tablet PCs in 2011

Jul 6, 16:58

China-based white-box vendors have launched many models of low-price tablet PCs mainly equipped with inexpensive ARM processors developed by Qualcomm, Nvidia and VIA Technologies...

Second-grade 9.7-inch IPS panels may flow to China-based white-box vendors

Jul 1, 14:17

Second-grade 9.7-inch IPS panels, those failing to meet requirements for use to make touch screens for iPad 2, may have been procured by China-based white-box vendors for use in their...

White-box players supply close to 20% of global tablet PC shipments in 1Q11

Jun 28, 01:05

White-box tablet PC players are rising quickly in the tablet PC industry with related shipments already accounting for close to 20% of global tablet PC shipments in the first quarter...

EETI touch solutions making inroads in China tablet PC market

Jun 23, 13:58

IC design house Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) expects its touch controller solutions to begin making inroads into the white-box tablet PC segment in China in the third quarter of...

China makers to roll out 2.2-2.3 million tablet PCs in 2011

Jun 10, 16:30

Production of white-box tablet PCs in China is expected to grow 20-30% on year to 2.2-2.3 million units in 2011, with 7-inch models accounting for 60% of output followed by 8-inch...

China market: Wondermedia takes 50% share of white-box tablet PC processor market

May 27, 15:37

Wondermedia, a VIA Technologies subsidiary focusing on the production of ARM-based processors, took a 50% share of the white-box tablet PC processor market in China in the first quarter...

Baseband processors still essential, says Petrov Group

May 3, 17:02

With the proliferation of tablets and smartphones application processors are in the limelight, but another group of mobile processors, basebands, deserve attention too, according...

Intel adjusts netbook strategy

Apr 14, 01:05

Intel has recently adjusted its netbook strategy and is set to cooperate with its partners including Asustek Computer and Acer to launch netbook devices priced below US$199 in regions...

Google and ARM reportedly plan to establish standardization for Android/ARM platforms

Mar 31, 01:05

Google is reportedly considering a push for standardization of its Android 3.0 hoping the new strategy will help resolve the drawbacks of the operation system; meanwhile, Google may...

MediaTek sees orders bounce back from white-box handset sector, say sources

Mar 22, 12:37

MediaTek has seen a pick-up in orders for its handset solutions, including those for smartphones and 3G models, from the white-box handset sector in China despite growing concerns...

Prices for white-box Blu-ray Disc loaders fall to below US$20, say Taiwan makers

Mar 16, 12:05

Quotes for white-box Blu-ray Disc (BD) loaders, main bodies including BD chips and pick-up heads for being assembled into BD players or PC-use drives, have dropped to below US$20,...

MediaTek expects little impact from Japan earthquake

Mar 16, 01:00

IC design house MediaTek on March 15 said that the recent earthquake offshore of Japan will not affect the company's operations. Forecasts of first-quarter revenues remain at NT$19.5-21...

MediaTek reportedly to secure new orders from Nokia and Samsung for 2011

Feb 17, 01:35

IC design house MediaTek will likely attract new orders for entry-level and mid-range handsets from Nokia and Samsung Electronics in 2011, in addition to its existing ones from Motorola...

China-based white-box vendors to offer below US$100 Android smartphones for emerging markets

Feb 9, 01:25

China-based vendors are poised to offer Android smartphones priced at below US$100 for sale in China and other emerging markets including India, Indonesia and Brazil in 2011, according...

White-box handset makers profiting CNY200 per knock-off iPhone 4

Jan 20, 16:01

Knock-off Apple iPhone 4 generates CNY200 (US$30.37) in per unit profit, according to a China Business News report.

CES 2011: Nvidia to ship at least 15 million Tegra series processors in 2011

Jan 6, 01:30

Nvidia, with orders from tablet PCs, smartphones and car electronics, is expected to have already landed orders for about 15 million Tegra-based processors in 2011. Tegra will become...

China-based white-box tablet PCs among Amazon top 20 selling models

Dec 20, 10:28

China-based white-box vendors Zenithink's 10-inch tablet PC ePad and Anhub's 7-inch model have ranked among the top 20 selling tablet PCs on Amazon, according to retail channels in...

Second-tier notebook makers see orders return

Dec 14, 01:00

Taiwan-based second-tier notebook makers have recently started seeing some orders from their previous clients return as several China-based white-box notebook makers, which cannot...

White-box handset makers gearing up smartphone and 3G handset production, MediaTek to benefit

Dec 3, 14:12

White-box handset makers in China are gearing up their production of in-house designed smartphones and 3G handsets, a trend which will benefit Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek...

China white-box vendors increase usage of capacitive touch technology

Nov 26, 01:25

China white-box handset vendors have increased their usage of capacitive touch panels and capacitive touch is expected to become the mainstream technology for white-box handsets,...

Regional notebook vendors facing pressure in Latin America

Nov 16, 02:00

Notebook shipments in Latin America had an annual growth of 33% in the third quarter of 2010 with Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer and Dell saw 40%, 31%, and 21% growth, respectively; however,...

Analog TV chip shipments rising due to prices falling under US$1

Oct 21, 14:06

Prices for analog TV chips used mainly in white-box handsets have dropped below US$1 due to price competition from MediaTek and Quintic Microelectronics, according to sources from...

China white-box tablet PC rush may fail like netbooks; white-box makers disagree

Sep 30, 01:35

As China-based white-box makers are turning their focus from netbooks to tablet PCs, sources from first-tier notebook vendors believe the white-box market will still fail based on...

China white-box vendors to tap overseas markets with triple-SIM handsets

Aug 31, 13:49

China-based white-box handset vendors are planning to adopt SoC (system-on-a-chip) solutions from Spreadtrum Communications to offer triple-SIM card/triple stand-by handsets, according...

China market: White-box vendors make push into tablet PC market

Aug 25, 17:07

China-based white-box vendors have been withdrawing from the netbook segment and are instead rushing to launch iPad-like tablet PCs in the China market at 600-1,500 yuan (US$89-221),...

Digitimes Research analyzes China white-box handset market in new report

Aug 10, 11:03

While the mainstream business model for manufacturing and distributing mobile handsets remains leveraging the OBM/ODM/OEM/EMS model, a whole new paradigm has developed within China's...

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