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Tablet vendors going large with panel sizes
  • Seeing the 7-inch tablet market suffering from fierce price competition, several vendors are turning to focus on 8-inch and above segments to avoid profit drops

    Last update: Tuesday 18 March 2014 [7 news items]

Digitimes Research: Google shifts focus to large-size tablet competition

Mar 18, 15:49

Digitimes Research has learned that Google is set to release at least two Nexus tablets in 2014 with an 8.9-inch model already under development and set to enter mass production in...

Digitimes Research: 12-inch tablets facing development hurdles

Mar 14, 15:01

Brand vendors have started showing interests in large-size tablets since early 2014. In addition to Apple's rumored 12.85-inch tablet, Samsung Electronics has already launched a 12.2-inch...

Tablet sales in the 7- to 8-inch segment expected to drop nearly 15% in 2014

Feb 18, 14:52

About 56% of tablet vendors' sales are expected to come from 7- to 8-inch units in 2014, down from about 70% in 2013, due to increased competition from large-size smartphones and...

CES 2014: Samsung unveils 12-inch tablet lineups

Jan 9, 14:02

Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO line of tablets: the Galaxy NotePRO (12.2-inch), TabPRO (12.2-, 10.1-, 8.4-inch) at the CES 2014.

Digitimes Research: Korea tablet market being impacted by phablet products

Jan 3, 15:04

South Korea's tablet shipments have been dropping after reaching a peak in 2011 due to the rapid appearance of large-size smartphones and phablets, which are gradually replacing consumer...

Apple large-size tablet rumored for launch in October 2014

Dec 23, 15:45

Apple is rumored to release a 12.9-inch tablet in October 2014, targeting North America's educational market, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Tablet brand vendors preparing for competition in September

Aug 12, 21:11

First-tier tablet vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics and Amazon, have all geared up for the next-generation tablet competition in September, while Intel and Google are also...

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  • Panel makers look to vehicle industry as handset panel shipments remain conservative

    Displays | 6h 58min ago

  • Automated production lines still not yet efficient for back-end assembly players

    Before Going to Press | 6h 38min ago

  • Apple cuts iPad mini prices; non-Apple vendors may follow suit

    Before Going to Press | 7h 19min ago

  • Digitimes Research: DRAM shipments to drop 20% on year in 2014 due to weak PC demand

    Before Going to Press | 7h 20min ago

  • LED demand turns weak in 3Q14, says Epistar chairman

    Before Going to Press | 7h 38min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Kickstarter wearables expand their presences in sleep sensing industry

    Before Going to Press | 7h 39min ago

  • Three flexible PCB makers raise funds to address growing business operations

    Before Going to Press | 7h 44min ago

  • Apple iWatch still under EVT despite components already in production

    Before Going to Press | 7h 46min ago

  • Taiwan market: HTC to launch HTC Butterfly 2 through cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom

    Before Going to Press | 7h 48min ago

  • Trend and technologies at Touch Taiwan 2014

    Before Going to Press | 7h 49min ago

  • Asustek readies new 2-in-1 products for competition

    Before Going to Press | 7h 50min ago

  • Demand for 8-inch wafer foundry heating up

    Before Going to Press | 7h 50min ago

  • New mobile products to benefit component suppliers until end of 2014

    Before Going to Press | 7h 51min ago

  • Acer becomes top PC and projector vendor in Philippines

    Before Going to Press | 7h 53min ago

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