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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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    Bits + chips | 3h 23min ago

  • Global storage market to reach US$38 billion in 2014, says Western Digital

    IT + CE | 3h 24min ago

  • SMIC builds Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chips using 28nm

    Bits + chips | 3h 27min ago

  • Globalfoundries and Cadence deliver first SoC enablement solution featuring ARM Cortex-A17 processor in 28nm-SLP process

    Bits + chips | 3h 28min ago

  • Taiwan science parks January-October total revenues up 3.61% on year, says MOST

    Bits + chips | 3h 30min ago

  • Unitech expands HDI-board capacity

    Bits + chips | 3h 31min ago

  • PV equipment book-to-bill ratio stays below parity in 3Q14, says SEMI

    Bits + chips | 3h 46min ago

  • Xiaomi smartphone finding it difficult to step out of China

    Before Going to Press | 3h 57min ago

  • Notebook orders from Russia decreasing, says Taiwan ODMs

    Before Going to Press | 3h 58min ago

  • ACES Electronics invests in NTGEC to tap China automotive connector market

    Before Going to Press | 3h 59min ago

  • Japan smartphone panel makers bring price competitive pressure on China and Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 4h ago

  • SMIC builds Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chips using 28nm

    Before Going to Press | 4h ago

  • Some China PV module makers replace Taiwan-made solar cells with Southeast Asia-made models

    Before Going to Press | 4h ago

  • LED light bulb prices fall in Europe, China markets

    Before Going to Press | 4h 2min ago

  • NAND flash contract prices see modest drop in 1H December, says DRAMeXchange

    Before Going to Press | 4h 3min ago

  • Global Ultra HD TV penetration to rise to 14.2%, says WitsView

    Before Going to Press | 4h 3min ago

  • Demand for 8-inch fab equipment rises

    Before Going to Press | 4h 4min ago

  • PV equipment book-to-bill ratio stays below parity in 3Q14, says SEMI

    Before Going to Press | 4h 4min ago

  • Taiwan market: LG launches 42- to 55-inch smart digital signage

    Before Going to Press | 4h 5min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Top-3 China based server vendors may ship 2 million units in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 4h 5min ago

  • Taiwan market: FET expects 4G user base to exceed 1.0 million at end of 2014, says president

    Before Going to Press | 4h 6min ago

  • US final anti-dumping, anti-subsidization taxation excludes solar-grade wafers

    Before Going to Press | 4h 6min ago

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