3765 news items tagged smartphone
Vapor chamber demand for smartphones disappointingWednesday 21 October 2020
Demand for vapor chambers (VC) from smartphone vendors has been disappointing so far in 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic deterring the launch of high-end models by non-Apple...
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.
Equipment makers optimistic about demand from passive component sectorTuesday 20 October 2020
Equipment suppliers are optimistic about demand coming from the passive component sector, where leading players including Yageo and Walsin Technology have plans for capacity expans...
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...
Taiwan IC design houses gearing up for 5G smartphone market boomTuesday 20 October 2020
Taiwan-based IC design houses are gearing up for a boom in 5G smartphone shipments starting the fourth quarter of 2020, according to industry sources.
Bluetooth earphone sales to benefit from iPhone 12 seriesThursday 15 October 2020
Apple's decision of not providing wired earphones for its iPhone 12 series is expected to create a wave of Bluetooth earphone demand, according to sources from the upstream supply...
TSMC expects 2020 revenue to rise 30%Thursday 15 October 2020
TSMC expects to post revenues of between US$12.4 billion and US$12.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2020, which is a 3.4% sequential increase at the midpoint. Gross margin and operating...
Foxconn remains major iPhone assemblerThursday 15 October 2020
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai) has secured the bulk of orders for the new iPhone 12 series and will see its shipments for the new Apple smartphones peak through the first quarter of...
Huawei reportedly considers selling off Honor brandWednesday 14 October 2020
Huawei reportedly is considering spinning off its Honor brand into a separate business and then will sell the separated unit to potential investors.
MediaTek posts record September revenueMonday 12 October 2020
IC design house MediaTek has reported consolidated revenue surged 15.7% sequentially and 61.2% on year to a record high of NT$37.87 billion (US$1.32 billion) in September 2020.
IC test interface vendors see strong demand for GPUs, 5G SoCsThursday 8 October 2020
Taiwan-based IC test solutions providers including Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT), Keystone Microtech and WinWay Technology have enjoyed a pull-in of short lead-time orders for...
Qualcomm reportedly to develop own-brand gaming smartphones with Asustek assistanceWednesday 7 October 2020
Qualcomm reportedly will team up with Asustek Computer to develop and launch its own-brand gaming smartphones at the end of 2020 at the earliest, according to industry sources.
Global smartphone shipments to see double-digit growth in 2021, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 7 October 2020
Following three consecutive years of declines in 2018-2020, global smartphone shipments are expected to grow by a double-digit rate or 150 million units in 2021, bolstered by renewed...
Globalfoundries announces new 22FDX+ platformFriday 25 September 2020
Globalfoundries has announced the next generation of its FDX platform, 22FDX+, designed to meet the ever-growing need for higher performance and ultra-low power requirements of connected...
Memory module firms expect demand to pick up in 4Q20Friday 25 September 2020
Memory module makers expect end-market demand to pick up substantially in the fourth quarter of 2020, driven by e-commerce operators' year-end promotions.
Huawei Kirin-powered smartphone prices hiking in ChinaFriday 25 September 2020
Retail channel operators for Huawei's smartphones in China are hiking prices of the vendor's models powered by HiSilicon's Kirin chips that are expected to become obsolete in the...
Asustek smartphone sales gaining momentumThursday 24 September 2020
Asustek Computer is poised to see its smartphone business grow significantly in 2020, with overall handset ASPs trending upward and losses for its mobile device business unit further...
Royole rolls out 5G foldable smartphoneWednesday 23 September 2020
China-based flexible panel maker Royole has rolled out its second foldable smartphone, the Flex Pai 2, which is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 CPU supporting 5G technology.
Top-10 semiconductor suppliers continue to grow in 2Q20, says OmdiaWednesday 23 September 2020
Building on bullish growth in first-quarter 2020 in weak market conditions, the world's top-10 semiconductor suppliers managed to continue their revenue growth at a rate of 2.4% in...
Pure-play foundry market on pace for strongest growth since 2014, says IC InsightsTuesday 22 September 2020
Driven by growing demand for application processors and other device sales into 5G smartphones, the pure-play foundry market is on pace to expand by a strong 19% this year after slipping...
Low- to mid-range smartphones dominate worldwide shipments, says IDCMonday 21 September 2020
Economic uncertainties have increased the downward pressure on smartphone prices globally with 73% of shipments in 2020 expected to be priced below US$400, according to IDC.
Opportunities amid macro uncertainty: Q&A with Avnet Asia-Pacific president Prince YunMonday 21 September 2020
The coronavirus pandemic, coupled with the escalating US-China trade war, have prompted businesses to revise their roadmaps and goals for 2020. Disruptions brought by the pandemic...
Arm may lose China market after Nvidia takeoverTuesday 15 September 2020
Arm stands to lose its Chinese clients by becoming a part of the US-based Nvidia amid China's campaign to shed its reliance on American IC suppliers.
Samsung, Apple to compete for smartphone share to be relinquished by HuaweiThursday 10 September 2020
Samsung Electronics and Apple are poised to compete for the high-end smartphone share likely to be relinquished by Huawei, particularly in markets other than China - a race that will...
Samsung positive about foldable smartphone sales in TaiwanWednesday 9 September 2020
Samsung Electronics has said it will start taking pre-orders for its Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G in the Taiwan market on September 10 and delivering the devices on September 25.