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IC designers to embrace lucrative smart speaker market in 2018

Dec 12, 15:01

With global brand vendors aggressively venturing into the smart speaker market, the worldwide demand for smart speakers is likely to rise sharply to 30-50 million units in 2018, and...

Smart speakers are increasingly popular with consumers

Earphone brand 1More achieves 40 million shipments milestone

Nov 28, 16:18

China-based earphone brand 1More, a Xiaomi Technology-invested company, sold over 40 million earphones worldwide from August 2013 to July 2017 and is expected to be able to maintain...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to see -3.2% CAGR in 2018-2022

Nov 28, 16:16

Global notebook shipments are expected to experience a negative 3.2% CAGR in the next five years to reach 140 million units by 2022, as new consumer devices associated with such latest...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide tablet shipments to reach 128 million units in 2018

Nov 21, 14:28

Seeing all-screen smartphones continue eroding tablet demand, tablet vendors, to differentiate the two product lines, are turning aggressively to promote 10-inch and above models...

Samsung to unseat Intel as top semiconductor supplier in 2017, says IC Insights

Nov 21, 12:59

For the first time since 1993, the semiconductor industry is expected to witness a new number 1 supplier, according to IC Insights.

Global semiconductor industry posts highest-ever quarterly sales, says SIA

Nov 1, 13:52

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$107.9 billion in the third quarter of 2017, marking the industry's highest-ever quarterly sales and an increase of 10.2% compared to the...

Huawei ships 112 million smartphones in January-September

Oct 24, 15:20

Huawei shipped 112 million smartphones worldwide in the first three quarters of 2017, increasing 19% on year and positioning itself as the largest smartphone vendor in China, according...

Huawei aims to become two-two brands in global smartphone market

North American semi equipment industry billings continue slide

Oct 24, 10:39

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a 6.9% sequential decrease in billings worldwide in September reaching a nine-month low of US$2.03 billion, according...

Worldwide gaming notebook shipments to reach 5.5 million units in 2017

Oct 16, 15:48

Worldwide gaming notebook shipments are estimated to reach around 5.5 million units in 2017 with Micro-Star International (MSI) to account for 1.1-1.2 million units and Asustek 1.3...

Gaming notebook shipments growing strong

AUO, Innolux to generate profits in 2017

Oct 16, 11:13

Taiwan-based flat panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux, and other fellow suppliers globally are expected to generate profits for all of 2017 as large-size panel prices have...

Prices of large-sized panels are declining at manageable paces

Gartner raises 2017 chip market growth forecast again

Oct 13, 10:56

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to reach US$411.1 billion in 2017, an increase of 19.7% from 2016, according to Gartner. This represents the strongest growth since the...

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

Power transistor growth returns after volatile period, says IC Insights

Sep 29, 11:37

Since the 2009 semiconductor downturn and strong 2010 recovery year, power transistor sales have been rocked by market volatility, falling in three of the last five years because...

Dell sees solid on-year growth in worldwide monitor market in 2Q17, says IDC

Sep 19, 15:33

Worldwide PC monitor shipments totaled 28.5 million units in the second quarter of 2017, according to IDC. While the shipment total represented a decline of 6.4% over the prior year,...

Worldwide brand motherboard shipments continue to fall

Sep 8, 11:45

Worldwide brand motherboard shipments are expected to reach only 45 million units in 2017 and may drop further in 2018 as related demand continues shrinking, according to sources...

Digitimes Research: Demand for large-size public display products set to grow

Sep 5, 10:49

Global demand for large-size public display and digital signage products is set to grow steadily in years to come, fueled by the rise of new human-machine interaction and retail models,...

public display

China market: DPVR unseats HTC as VR headset leader in 2Q17, says Canalys

Aug 28, 15:39

China-based DPVR (previously known as Deepoon) overtook HTC as the top VR headset vendor in China in the second quarter of 2017 with shipments totaling 18,000 units, up 30% sequentially,...

Worldwide wearable device sales to grow 17% in 2017, says Gartner

Aug 25, 14:48

Gartner forecasts that 310.4 million wearable devices will be sold worldwide in 2017, an increase of 16.7% from 2016. Sales of wearable devices will generate revenues of US$30.5 billion...

Demand for 4G smartphones in emerging markets spurs growth in 2Q17, says Gartner

Aug 23, 13:15

Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 366.2 million units in the second quarter of 2017, a 6.7% increase over the second quarter of 2016, according to Gartner. In the smartphone...

North American semi equipment industry billings slip in July

Aug 23, 11:58

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a slight 1.4% sequential decrease in billings worldwide in July 2017, according to SEMI.

Shanghai Huahong renames fabs

Aug 11, 11:35

Shanghai Huahong Group has renamed all the wafer fabs under the group. The move is to enhance the overall image of the group's IC manufacturing business, and enable its worldwide...

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Global chip sales increase in 2Q17, says SEMI

Aug 7, 14:57

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$97.9 billion during the second quarter of 2017, an increase of 5.8% over the previous quarter and 23.7% more than the second quarter of...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to grow 10.2% in 2017, says Gartner

Aug 4, 14:22

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to increase 10.2% to US$77.7 billion in 2017, according to Gartner. This growth rate is up from Gartner's previous forecast of...

IC Insights revises 2017 IC market forecast to 16% growth

Aug 2, 14:30

Entering the second half of 2017, it is clear the IC industry is on course for a much stronger upturn than was initially forecast in January, according to IC Insights. The research...

Digitimes Research: Global CIS shipment value to grow through 2020

Aug 1, 15:34

Worldwide CMOS image sensor (CIS) shipments are forecast to grow through 2020 when shipments arrive at nearly US$13.8 billion in value, according to Digitimes Research.

North American semi equipment industry billings rise for fifth consecutive month

Jul 26, 14:29

The three-month average of worldwide billings of North American equipment manufacturers increased for the fifth consecutive month in June 2017.

Silicon wafer shipments remain at record highs, says SEMI

Jul 25, 20:31

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments remained at their highest recorded quarterly level in the second quarter 2017, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) in its...

Korea chipmakers looking to expand foundry biz

Jul 21, 14:41

Samsung Electronics, Dongbu HiTek and SK Hynix have stepped up their foundry business expansions, which will as a group pose a threat to the existing major dedicated foundry houses...

Worldwide public cloud services spending forecast to reach US$266 billion in 2021, says IDC

Jul 19, 15:56

Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecast to reach US$266 billion in 2021, according to the latest update to the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud...

Worldwide IT spending to grow 2.4% in 2017, says Gartner

Jul 17, 15:46

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$3.5 trillion in 2017, a 2.4% increase from 2016, according to Gartner. This growth rate is up from the previous quarter's forecast of...

Traditional PC market fares slightly better than expectations as component shortages ease, says IDC

Jul 14, 15:28

Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, workstation) totaled 60.5 million units in the second quarter of 2017, posting an on-year decline of 3.3%, according to...

Semi content in electronic systems forecast to set new record in 2017, says IC Insights

Jul 14, 14:54

The global electronic systems market will grow only 2% to US$1,493 billion in 2017, while the worldwide semiconductor market is expected to surge by 15% to US$419.1 billion, according...

Cloud and mobile upgrade cycles to boost worldwide IT spending in 2H17, says IDC

Jul 13, 15:40

Worldwide IT spending is expected to increase by 4.5% in 2017 in constant currency terms, a significant improvement on last year's growth of 2.5%, with stronger upgrade cycles for...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues to top US$400 billion in 2017, says Gartner

Jul 12, 22:33

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to total US$401.4 billion in 2017, an increase of 16.8% from 2016, according to Gartner. This will be the first time semiconductor revenues...

Worldwide tablet shipments expected to remain weak in 2H17

Jul 12, 15:39

Worldwide slate-type tablet demand is expected to continue weakening in the second half of 2017 and impact related shipments, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Tablet sales have been weak for the past few years
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    Apple iPhone SE smartphone

    Apple has introduced the iPhone SE with a 4-inch display, in a compact aluminum design that has been updated with matte-chamfered edges, a color-matched stainless steel Apple logo,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 23.

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    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Acer Chromebook 11

    Acer displayed a series of Chromebooks with display sizes ranging from 11- to 15-inch at Computex 2015. Acer is currently the largest Chromebook vendor worldwide and is seeing demand...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

  • Aidmics+uHandy+mobile+microscope

    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

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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.