Taiwan 2Q15 LCD TV shipments decline 8% on year
TAIWAN DISPLAY SYSTEM | Jul 30, 15:28
Taiwan makers' shipments of LCD TVs reached 7.97 million in the second quarter of 2015, up 6.6% on quarter but down 8.6% on year, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan makers to see flat growth for large-size panels in 2H15
TAIWAN LCD PANEL | Jul 29, 11:43
Taiwan makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels are expected to only grow 0.7% on quarter in the third quarter of 2015 followed by 0.6% sequential growth in the fourth quarter, according to Digitimes Research. Both of the slight increases will represent on-year declines, however,...
Global tablet shipments decline 10% in 2Q15
GLOBAL TABLET | Jul 28, 15:16
Global tablet shipments declined 10% sequentially and over 15% on year to reach only 45.76 million units in the second quarter, according to Digitimes Research's latest report on the global tablet market. Major markets felt the impacts of weak currencies; mid-range to entry-level large-size smartphones...
Taiwan IC design industry output value to grow 14% in 3Q15
RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jul 28, 14:25
The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry is forecast to rise 14.4% sequentially in the third quarter of 2015, thanks to peak seasonal effects, as well as rollouts of new smartphones and other mobile devices, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan LCD monitor shipments decline over 10% in 2Q15
RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jul 27, 21:53
Taiwan's LCD monitor shipments reached only 19.42 million units in the second quarter of 2015, down 10.3% from the same quarter a year ago, showing that the industry is still in a downturn, according to Digitimes Research's new report on LCD monitors.
Cree lowers 2Q15 forecast revenues due to keen competition
RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jul 21, 11:30
Cree has lowered its revenues forecast for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 (the second quarter of calendar year 2015), including a big decrease by US$35 million attributable to LED devices which consisted of US$27 million reduction in total inventory value of channels and US$8 million short of original...
Taiwan large-size LCD panel shipments drop for third consecutive quarter
TAIWAN LCD PANEL | Jul 20, 21:51
Taiwan large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panel shipments totaled 57.93 million in the second quarter of 2015, down 3.7% on quarter and down 14.2% on year. The decline represents the third consecutive quarter where makers saw a sequential decline, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan 3Q15 notebook shipments expected to drop 12.2% on year
RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jul 16, 22:15
Taiwan-based ODMs will ship an estimated 32.067 million notebooks (not including detachable hybrid models) during the third quarter of 2015, accounting for 81.6% of the global total and increasing 2.4% on quarter but decreasing 12.2% on year, according to Digitimes Research.
Vendors focusing on 29-inch monitors in July
RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jul 16, 14:25
The July home electronics segment has seen several developments, namely new 29-inch monitor releases from LG Electronics and Lenovo, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan 2Q15 notebook shipments up on quarter, down on year
RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jul 14, 22:32
Taiwan-based ODMs shipped an estimated 31.302 million notebooks (not including detachable hybrid models) during the second quarter of 2015, accounting for 81.7% of the global total and increasing 6.6% on quarter but decreasing 10.1% on year, according to Digitimes Research.
Touch IC developers turning to fingerprint sensors
CHINA FPD | Jul 14, 15:04
With China handset brand vendors starting to launch flagship products with fingerprint sensors in the second half of 2014, touch controller IC players who have seen thinning profitability have been aggressively developing fingerprint sensor solutions.
Intel processor shipments rely on Windows tablets for growth
GLOBAL TABLET | Jul 7, 15:47
Observing the Intel mobile platform's development in the non-Android tablet market, Digitimes Research expects Windows tablets to replace Android tablets and become Intel's new focus. Intel's Education Tablet, which achieved success in the education sector in 2014, is also expected to benefit the CPU...
LED bulb prices drop in China market
RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jul 7, 10:58
Average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market decreased 12.1% sequentially to CNY34.3 (US$5.6) in June, while 9W models (equivalent to 60W incandescent ones) also saw a decline by 14.5% to CNY33.7, according to Digitimes Research.
China makers expanding production for wearable displays
RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jul 2, 20:48
In an effort to secure flexible display orders from China-based wearables vendors, China's panel makers are increasing investments in AMOLED and PMOLED technologies, with aim of increasing production and securing more market share in early 2017, according to Digitimes Research.