Melfas emerging as leading touchscreen controller IC player in Korea
RESEARCH EXTRAS | Dec 6, 11:45
While international IC players such as Atmel, Cypress and Synaptics are currently dominating the global touchscreen controller IC market, Melfas, Zinitix and Imagis Technology are emerging as the leading touch controller vendors in Korea, according to Digitimes Research.
Notebook vendors and ODMs post shipment gains in November
TAIWAN ICT | Dec 4, 16:05
Notebook shipments by the top-five brand vendors and the top-three ODMs increased 14% and 12%, respectively, on month in November, partly driven by shipments of up to three million units in the month to the educational market in India by Hewlett-Packard (HP), according to Digitimes Research.
Global LCD TV shipments to reach 213 million units in 2014
CHINA FPD | Dec 4, 15:13
There will be 213 million LCD TVs shipped globally in 2014, increasing 4.6% on year, with digitization in emerging markets and the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil to be main sources of growth, according to Digitimes Research.
Global AIO PC shipments to grow 4.9% in 2014
TAIWAN ICT | Dec 3, 13:55
The all-in-one (AIO) PC industry has seen a wave of replacement demand after Apple updated its ultra-thin iMacs earlier in 2013, boosting global AIO PC shipment growth from 2.3% in 2012 to 15.8% in 2013. Digitimes Research expects a milder growth of 4.9% in 2014 after the replacement demand subsides...
iPhone shipments up over 25% on year in 3Q13
GLOBAL SMARTPHONE | Nov 28, 13:55
Apple shipped a total of 33.8 million iPhones, including the 5s, 5c and older models, in the third quarter of 2013, increasing 25.7% from a year earlier, according to data compiled by Digitimes Research.
Non-Apple brand vendors to ship 105 million tablets in 2014
GLOBAL TABLET | Nov 19, 15:11
Global tablet shipments are expected to reach 289 million units in 2014, up 23.6% on year. The growth, however, will be weaker than that for smartphones due to the fact that the tablet market has already entered the maturity stage, according to Digitimes Research's latest figures.
Global application processor market to grow more slowly in 2014
GLOBAL SMARTPHONE | Nov 18, 16:06
Global shipments of application processors for smart devices are expected to grow 43% on year to 1.32 billion units in 2013, powered by robust sales of Apple and Samsung Electronics branded products, according to Digitimes Research.
ASPs of TD-LTE chips to remain stable initially as suppliers are limited
CHINA SMARTPHONE | Nov 14, 16:11
While a number of IC vendors have begun shipping chips supporting TD-LTE, including base band chips, radio frequency chips, application processors, SoC solutions and soft modems, shipments of base band chips account for a majority share of total TD-LTE chip shipments currently, according to Digitimes...
LED bulb average prices in Japan fall in October
RESEARCH EXTRAS | Nov 14, 11:14
Average retail prices for LED light bulbs equivalent to 40W and 60W incandescent ones in the Japan market stood at JPY1,717 (US$17.2) and JPY2,468 respectively in October, slipping on month by 3.2% and 3.7% respectively, according to Digitimes Research.
White-box tablet shipments to reach 25 million in 3Q13
GLOBAL TABLET | Nov 11, 15:22
China white-box tablet shipments reached about 25 million units in the third quarter of 2013, up 56.3% sequentially and 40.4% on year thanks to strong overseas shipments, which accounted for 80% of the total volume. Among white-box tablet shipments, 7-inch models accounted for the largest share, while...
Taiwan to ship over 17 million handsets in 4Q13
TAIWAN ICT | Nov 6, 10:55
Taiwan-based makers will ship a total of 17.14 million handsets in the fourth quarter of 2013, increasing 3.3% sequentially and 17.1% on year, and 99.71% of them will be smartphones, growing 4% sequentially and 26.2% on year, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan makers see decreased 3Q13 LCD monitor shipments
TAIWAN FPD | Nov 5, 11:07
Taiwan-based makers shipped a total of 21.039 million LCD monitors in third-quarter 2013, decreasing 4.1% sequentially and 15.8% on year to take a global market share of 61.4%, according to Digitimes Research.