1945 news items tagged mobile
Global NAND flash output value to drop in 4Q20, says TrendForceFriday 27 November 2020
Output value for the global NAND flash memory industry will register a sequential decrease in the fourth quarter of 2020 following a mere 0.3% growth in the prior quarter, according...
Faraday supplies 28eHV memory compilers for mobile OLED driver ICFriday 27 November 2020
ASIC design service and IP provider Faraday Technology has announced its memory compilers based on UMC's 28nm embedded High Voltage (eHV) process technology have been subsequently...
China smartphone market and industry – 3Q 2020Friday 20 November 2020
Smartphone shipments to the China market in third-quarter 2020 plunged 25.2% on quarter and 26.2% on year due to the US government placing stricter trade sanctions on Huawei and consumer...
MediaTek optimistic about 2021Thursday 19 November 2020
MediaTek is confident its complete mobile SoC lineup will buoy its performance in 2021, according to company chairman Rick Tsai.
ASE quietly enhancing CIS backend capabilityMonday 16 November 2020
ASE Technology's development of its CMOS image sensor backend business has been in a low profile, unlike the development of its other offerings such as wirebonding and system-level...
MediaTek to snap up record high revenues for 2020Wednesday 11 November 2020
MediaTek is on track to garner record high revenues of over US$10 billion in 2020, driven by order dynamics for its comprehensive lineups of chips for 5G, Wi-Fi, PC, smart home and...
Micron ships 176-layer 3D NAND flash memoryTuesday 10 November 2020
Micron Technology has begun volume shipments of what the company claims is the world's first 176-layer 3D NAND flash memory.
GF, Soitec announce RF-SOI wafer supply agreementFriday 6 November 2020
Globalfoundries and Soitec have announced a multi-year supply agreement for 300mm radio frequency silicon-on-insulator (RF-SOI) wafers.
PCB material supplier Aurona optimistic about 2021Thursday 5 November 2020
Taiwan-based Aurona Industries, which supplies materials for the manufacture of PCBs and IC substrates, has expressed optimism about its business in 2021.
Sporton posts 3Q20 EPS of NT$2.25Wednesday 4 November 2020
Mobile device certification specialist Sporton International has reported net profit of NT$208 million (US$7.3 million) on revenue of NT$926 million for the third quarter of 2020,...
Global mobile device shipment forecasts, 2021 and beyond: Smartphones, notebooks and tabletsTuesday 3 November 2020
Stay-at-home activities in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic have been driving robust shipment growth for the notebook industry in 2020. The pandemic is likely to linger in 2021,...
MediaTek announces chipmaking equipment purchasesMonday 2 November 2020
Mobile SoC specialist MediaTek has announced over NT$1 billion (US$35 million) worth of fab tools that the fabless chipmaker will spend for its chip production.
Global tablet shipment forecast, 2021 and beyondFriday 30 October 2020
According to Digitimes Research's observations, 2020 global tablet shipments will show flat growth from the 2019 level as the COVID-19 pandemic spurs explosive stay-at-home demand...
Leosys AI mobile eye care solution taps smart healthcare opportunities in Southeast AsiaTuesday 27 October 2020
Leosys began its efforts in 2014 to develop an AI-based preventive healthcare platform for ophthalmoscopic eye exam through a collaboration project with Industrial Technology Research...
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical, Iteq form JV in TaiwanMonday 26 October 2020
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company (MGC) and Taiwan-based Iteq have announced plans to jointly establish a joint venture, of which the former will hold a 51% share and the latter 49%.
Micron uMCP5 ready for mass productionWednesday 21 October 2020
Micron Technology has announced the launch of uMCP5, which the company claims is the industry's first universal flash storage (UFS) multichip package with low-power DDR5 DRAM.
China 5G phone shipments to top 150 million units in 2020Tuesday 20 October 2020
Sales of 5G phones in China, already in full swing, are expected to gain a further boost in fourth-quarter 2020 thanks to higher than expected pre-orders for iPhone 12 lineup received...
Worldwide smart home device forecast remains resilient despite pandemic, says IDCWednesday 30 September 2020
The worldwide market for smart home devices is expected to grow 4.1% on year in 2020 with shipments totaling more than 854 million units, according to the IDC.
Ecosystem for mobile gaming: Q&A with Lenovo VP Zhao YunmingMonday 14 September 2020
Three years after the launch of its gaming sub-brand Legion, Lenovo has launched its first gaming smartphone, the Legion Phone Duel, recently. The gaming phone is crafted with a symmetrical...
CHPT, Sporton and Sigurd post double-digit revenue increases in AugustFriday 4 September 2020
Taiwan-based IC test interface solutions provide Chunghua Precision Test Tech (CHPT), mobile device certification specialist Sporton International, and testing house Sigurd Microelectronics...
Memory chipmakers hold nearly 4 months of inventoriesFriday 4 September 2020
Samsung Electronics and some others have held nearly four months of DRAM and NAND flash inventories on average, due to a slowdown in orders for datacenter applications and overall...
MediaTek intros new SoC for 5G CPE wireless devicesFriday 4 September 2020
MediaTek has announced its T750 5G chipset designed to power next-generation 5G CPE wireless products, such as fixed wireless access routers (FWA) and mobile hotspots.
MediaTek, Qualcomm intro AI chips for gaming smartphonesWednesday 2 September 2020
MediaTek and Qualcomm have introduced their new AI-capable mobile SoC chips designed specifically for gaming smartphones - the Helio G95 and Snapdragon 732G respectively.
Huawei reportedly resigned to worst possible outcome for smartphone bizTuesday 1 September 2020
Huawei's senior officials have told Taiwan's semicondcutor suppliers that the Chinese company fears for the worst for its smartphone business because of the US trade ban, according...
Samsung begins mass production of 16Gb LPDDR5 DRAMTuesday 1 September 2020
Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of 16Gb LPDDR5 mobile DRAM, using extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology, at its second production line in Pyeongtaek.