1794 news items tagged mobile
TSMC 7nm production lead time extendedTuesday 17 September 2019
The lead time for production of 7nm chips at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has extended to nearly six months from the previous two months because of strong demand,...
Samsung Galaxy Fold now availableFriday 6 September 2019
Samsung Electronics has announced the launch of the Galaxy Fold, available in Korea on September 6, followed by select countries including France, Germany, Singapore, the UK, and...
Samsung intros 5G-integrated mobile chipThursday 5 September 2019
Samsung Electronics has announced its 5G-integrated mobile processor, the Exynos 980. Based on 8nm FinFET process technology, the Exynos 980 is Samsung's first artificial intelligence...
GCC handset market enjoys robust growth, says IDCWednesday 4 September 2019
The overall mobile phone market of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) experienced robust on-year unit growth of 11.5% in the second quarter of 2019, with shipments totaling 6.5 million...
Telecom equipment sales driven by mobile RAN and optical transport, says Dell'OroTuesday 3 September 2019
The worldwide telecom equipment market grew 6% on year in the past 12 months, according to Dell'Oro Group. The majority of growth was driven by mobile RAN and optical transport sales...
Taiwan handsets – 2Q 2019Friday 30 August 2019
Taiwan's handset shipments arrived at 13.8 million units in the second quarter of 2019, a level similar to that of the previous quarter, but slipping 33.2% on year.
TWS earbud chip prices fallingWednesday 28 August 2019
Unit prices for SoC chips used in true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds have been falling, due mainly to stiff competition among chip suppliers, according to industry sources.
Micron on track to kick off 1znm DRAM production in TaiwanWednesday 28 August 2019
Micron Technology is already engaged in risk production of DRAM chips built using 1z-nanometer process technology at its Hiroshima fab in Japan, according to the US memory chip vendor...
Intel launches new-generation 14nm mobile chipsFriday 23 August 2019
Intel has introduced eight new mobile processors that are based on its 14nm Comet Lake architecture, under its U and Y series for ultra-thin notebooks and over 90 new ultra-thin notebooks...
Worldwide 5G network infrastructure revenues to reach US$4.2 billion in 2020, says GartnerFriday 23 August 2019
In 2020, worldwide 5G wireless network infrastructure revenues will reach US$4.2 billion, an 89% increase from 2019's US$2.2 billion, according to Gartner.
TSMC to see revenues surge in 2020Wednesday 21 August 2019
Growing chip demand for 5G- and AIoT-related applications will boost TSMC's revenues for 2020, which are expected to climb over 10% on year, according to industry sources.
MediaTek 5G SoC on track; Qualcomm faces 7nm EUV yield issues at Samsung, sources sayTuesday 20 August 2019
Unsatisfactory yield rates at Samsung's 7nm EUV process may affect production for the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 7250 mobile SoC, but MediaTek's development of 5G chips, with support...
Micron moves 1znm DRAM process to volume productionTuesday 20 August 2019
Micron Technology has kicked off mass production of 16Gb DDR4 products using 1z-nanometer process technology, according to the US vendor.
IGS sees 81% of 1H19 revenues from mobile gamesMonday 19 August 2019
International Games System (IGS) saw the proportion of consolidated revenues for mobile online games increase from 70% in 2018 to 81% in first-half 2019, and arcade game machines'...
China smartphone market and industry – 2Q 2019Friday 16 August 2019
Smartphone shipments by China-based vendors in second-quarter 2019 topped 180 million units, soaring 26.7% on quarter and 5.6% on year.
Global 2Q19 DRAM market posts 9% drop, NAND flash flatFriday 16 August 2019
The global DRAM memory industry dropped 9% in output value sequentially in the second quarter, while the NAND flash sector stayed flat, according to DRAMeXchange.
Notebook ODMs set to move part of production outside ChinaWednesday 14 August 2019
The US government's latest decision to delay the impelmentation of a 10% tariff on notebook imports has not changed the minds of notebook ODMs who have already made plans to move...
Samsung intros 108Mp image sensor for smartphonesTuesday 13 August 2019
Samsung Electronics has introduced 108-megapixel (Mp) ISOCELL Bright HMX, claiming it is the first mobile image sensor in the industry to go beyond 100 million pixels.
MediaTek July revenue slipTuesday 13 August 2019
Mobile SoC specialist MediaTek saw its July revenues slip 0.98% sequentially to NT$20.69 billion (US$658.2 million).
Samsung narrows Intel global chip market lead in 2Q19, says IHSFriday 9 August 2019
Intel in the second quarter maintained its position as the world's largest semiconductor supplier, although second-placed Samsung managed to narrow the gap due to renewed vigor in...
VPEC enjoys robust demand for VCSEL componentsThursday 8 August 2019
Epitaxial wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) has enjoyed a ramp-up in demand for vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) components for use in smartphones...
Amkor reportedly grabs orders for MediaTek 7nm SoCMonday 5 August 2019
MediaTek has placed backend orders with Amkor Technology for its new 7nm SoC designed for low-band (sub-6GHz) 5G handsets, according to industry sources.
Intel launches 10nm mobile Core processorsFriday 2 August 2019
Intel has launched 11 highly-integrated 10th Gen Intel Core processors, manufactured via its 10nm process and designed for 2-in-1s and notebooks. The processors bring artificial intelligence...
Mobile DRAM prices continue slideWednesday 31 July 2019
Contract prices for mobile DRAM memory are set to register another sequential drop of 10-15% in the third quarter of 2019, and will continue trending downward in the fourth quarter,...
Huawei sharply boosts adoption ratio of in-house mobile SoCsFriday 26 July 2019
Huawei is expected to have 60% of its phones powered by Hisilicon's APs in the second half of 2019, compared with 45% in the first half of the year and less than 40% in the second...