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HannStar reports March 2015 performance

Apr 10, 11:10

Panel maker HannStar Display has reported that its March 2015 consolidated revenues reached NT$1.865 billion (US$59.82 million), up 38.9% on month but down 5.8% on year.

Taiwan market: Digital camera sales expected to drop 10% in 2015, says Canon

Apr 10, 10:43

There were 629,000 digital cameras sold in the Taiwan market in 2014, slipping 32.6% on year, and the volume in 2015 will drop 10% to 566,000 units, according to vice president Jesse...

Canon DSLR EOS M3

Compal reports increased March 2015 performance

Stockwatch - Apr 9, 22:05

Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$74.956 billion (US$2.4 billion) for March 2015, representing a 37.26% increase on month and 10.91% increase on year.

MediaTek, Spreadtrum to enjoy strong handset-IC orders from emerging markets in 2015

Apr 9, 20:18

MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications are expected to grab a combined more than 80% of the total chip orders for new handsets set to roll out in emerging markets during 2015, according...

Gigabyte reports revenues for March

Stockwatch - Apr 9, 16:12

Gigabyte Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.4 billion (US$141.52 million) for March 2015, representing 36.66% increase on month and 19.26% increase on year.

Innolux reports March 2015 and 1Q15 performance

Apr 9, 15:11

Innolux has announced its March 2015 consolidated revenues reached NT$36.9 billion (US$1.185 billion), an increase of 35.6% on month but a decrease of 1.1% on year.

Display makers showcase technologies at Finetech Japan

Apr 9, 14:06

The Finetech Japan exhibition is running from April 8-10 in Tokyo, featuring technologies from display makers including 98-inch 8K displays from China-based BOE.

XYZprinting aims to ship 120,000 3D printers in 2015

Apr 9, 11:59

Taiwan-based XYZprinting aims to ship 120,000 3D printers in 2015, according to company chairman Simon Shen.

XYZprinting 3D printer da Vinci Jr. 1.0

IDF Shenzhen 2015: Intel announces series of new products, investments and collaborations in China

Apr 9, 11:36

As Intel celebrates 30 years of local and global technology innovation this year with China, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has announced additional investments and collaborations that...

Automated equipment component makers brace for strong sales in 2015

Apr 9, 10:52

Taiwan-based automated equipment component suppliers, including TBI Motion Technology, Chieftek Precision and Hiwin Technologies, are expected to keep their sales momentum in 2015...

ECS reports revenues for March 2015

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 21:49

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.81 billion (US$122.72 million) for March 2015, representing a 11.2% increase on month but 21.69% drop...

Win Semi 1Q15 sales rise 3.5%

Apr 8, 21:22

Pure-play gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry Win Semiconductors saw its first-quarter revenues increase 3.5% sequentially bucking seasonal trends.

FocalTech cuts into supply chain of brand smartphone vendors

Apr 8, 21:20

FocalTech Systems has obtained touchscreen IC orders for smartphones from HTC, Asustek Computer and Xiaomi, according to industry sources.

Inventec to set up trial production factory for start-ups

Apr 8, 16:12

Inventec will set up a factory in Taipei, Taiwan for start-up businesses incubated by the Cloud Computing Association in Taiwan, running trial production and testing commerical feasibility...

Surface tablet shipments expected to exceed 4 million units in 2015

Apr 8, 16:04

Microsoft is expected to have a chance to ship over four million Surface tablets in 2015, up from two million units in 2014, because of its new Surface 3 and Surface Pro series products,...

CPT reports nearly 20% on-year decline for March 2015

Apr 8, 15:02

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has announced its March 2015 revenues reached NT$4.571 billion (US$147.29 million), up 19.9% on month but down 19.6% on year.

AUO March revenues increase

Apr 8, 14:12

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its unaudited consolidated revenues reached NT$34.80 billion (US$1.12 billion) for March 2015, up by 22.7% on month and up 2.3% on year. Consolidated...

TCL expects smartphone revenues to expand 30% in 2015

Apr 7, 22:15

TCL expects its smartphone revenues to grow 30% on year in 2015, during which it will also begin to push sales of its smartphones in India and Brazil, according to company chairman...

TPK performance rebounds in March 2015

Apr 7, 21:38

Touch panel maker TPK has reported revenues in March 2015 reached NT$10.6 billion (US$341.76 million), up 45.2% on month and up 32.7% on year.

Taiwan sets target PV installation capacity of 500MWp for 2015

Apr 7, 21:36

The Bureau of Energy under the Ministry of Economic Affairs has increased the target installation capacity for rooftop PV systems and PV power-generating stations to be established...

Radiant Opto-Electronics reports revenues for March 2015

Stockwatch - Apr 7, 21:32

Radiant Opto-Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.11 billion (US$100.14 million) for March 2015, representing a 17.68% increase on month but 15.33% drop on year.

AUO to showcase new technologies at CITE 2015

Apr 7, 15:17

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced it will participate in China Information Technology Expo (CITE) 2015 from April 9-11 in Shenzhen. AUO will showcase its full array of Ultra HD (4K)...

Global semiconductor sales increase in February 2015, says SIA

Apr 7, 14:26

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for February 2015 reached US$27.8 billion, up 6.7% from a year earlier when sales were US$26.0 billion, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association...

Ultra HD TV penetration rate estimated to reach 20% in 2015

Apr 7, 14:25

Driven by price competitiveness in the North America market and increasing demand in the China market, the penetration rate for Ultra HD (4K) TVs is expected to reach 20% globally...

4K TV demand on the rise

IDF Shenzhen 2015: Intel to show R&D progress and partnerships in China

Apr 7, 13:49

Intel will host its spring Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in Shenzhen, China from April 8-9 with keynotes from company CEO Brian Krzanich, announcements on the company's latest R&D...

Spreadtrum looks to expand shipments for smartphones in 2015, says chairman

Apr 7, 11:55

China-based Spreadtrum Communications expects to enjoy significant growth in shipments for 3G and 4G LTE smartphones in 2015, according to company chairman and CEO Leo Li. Sales generated...

Digitimes Research: Samsung expected to see increasing orders on 14nm process

Apr 2, 12:01

Qualcomm's next-generation application processor (AP), the Snapdragon 820, is expected to outsource to Samsung Electronics using a 14nm node, which the Korea-based foundry house has...

HP-Foxconn partnership to fuel competition in datacenter market in 2H15

Apr 2, 11:32

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently unveiled its new Cloudline series cloud computing servers, manufactured and developed by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and the...

HP-Foxconn partnership to fuel competition in the datacenter industry

Phison poised to expand SSD business

Apr 2, 11:08

NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics is looking to expand its SSD operation in 2015, according to company chairman Khein-Seng Pua.

PCL Technologies expects steady growth in shipments of LTE, 10Gbps SFP+ optical transceiver modules

Apr 1, 11:11

PCL Technologies, an optical component and module maker with production facilities in China, expects shipments of optical transceiver modules used in LTE and LTE-A (LTE-Advanced)...

220 GaN MOCVD reactors to be installed in 2015, says IHS

Apr 1, 10:54

Due to the major aggressive expansion plans of some China-based LED companies, IHS forecasts that 220 gallium nitride (GaN) reactors will be installed in 2015. This new capacity expansion...

Getac Technology expects 2015 ruggedized device shipments to grow at least 15%

Mar 31, 20:41

Ruggedized computing device maker Getac Technology expects its shipments of ruggedized devices to increase at least 15% on year in 2015, higher than the 5-10% growth in corresponding...

Simplo pushing new businesses

Mar 31, 15:35

Notebook battery maker Simplo Technology is preparing to enter the automation and Internet of Things (IoT) industries in 2015 and is developing a smart robotic arm that will be installed...

Motherboard players unlikely to achieve shipment targets for 2015

Mar 31, 15:14

Since demand for motherboards from Europe and China is still weak, motherboard players such as Micro-Star International (MSI), Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) and Biostar are expected...

Sony Mobile aims to ship 38 million smartphones in FY2015, say sources

Mar 31, 11:33

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 38 million smartphones in fiscal 2015 (April 2015-March 2016), down slightly from 39.2 million units shipped in the previous fiscal year, according...

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    Panasonic GaN power transistors

    Panasonic has announced that it will launch the industry's smallest enhancement-mode gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors (X-GaN) package. The GaN is encapsulated into 8x8 dual-flat...

    Photo: Company, May 20.

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    3D NAND die with M.2 SSD

    Intel and Micron have jointly announced the availability of their 3D NAND technology. This new 3D NAND technology, jointly developed by the companies, stacks layers of data storage...

    Photo: Company, Apr 7.

  • LG+Magna%2C+Spirit%2C+Leon+and+Joy+smartphones

    LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy smartphones

    At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, LG Electronics unveiled a new line of mid-range smartphones, the LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy. The four devices will be available in both...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

  • Intel+XMM+7360+LTE+Advanced+solution

    Intel XMM 7360 LTE Advanced solution

    Intel announced its third-generation five-mode, LTE Advanced Category 10 modem. The Intel XMM 7360 supports 3x carrier aggregation and download speeds up to 450Mbps. It expands...

    Photo: Company, Mar 5.

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    Acer Liquid Z520 smartphone

    Acer is showcasing its latest smartphone, the Liquid Z520 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 from March 2-5 in Barcelona, Spain. The Liquid Z520 offers improved voice control, allowing...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

  • Digitimes Research: Capex from Korea makers down slightly in 2015

    Capex from Korea-based panel makers Samsung Display and LG Display for AMOLED panels will drop from KRW7 trillion (US$6.9 billion) in 2014 to KRW6.7 trillion in 2015, according to...

  • Taiwan LCD TVs – 1Q 2015

    Taiwan's LCD TV makers saw strong seasonal impacts in the first quarter of 2015. Shipments to North America saw a particularly sharp decline as a result of reduced procurement from...

  • Taiwan handsets – 1Q 2015

    Most of Taiwan's handset makers felt strong seasonal effects in the first quarter. Foxconn suffered particularly as a result of drastic drops in orders from Sony Mobile and Microsoft...

  • China smartphone market and industry – 1Q 2015

    According to Digitimes Research's survey of the Mainland China smartphone supply chain, as well as other relative vendors, increased demand for Apple's new device models, Mainland...

  • Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 1Q 2015

    Weak demand in the monitor, notebook and tablet markets dampened Taiwan panel makers' shipments to the IT applications segments in the first quarter of 2015. Taiwan's monitor panel...

  • Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 1Q 2015

    Taiwan's small- to medium-size panel makers are seeing intensifying competition from China makers, such as BOE and Tianma, who are aggressively expanding their LTPS panel capacitie...

  • China smartphone AP shipments – 1Q 2015

    Smartphone AP shipments in China grew by 14% on year in the first quarter of 2015 but showed an on-quarter decrease of 19.5%.

  • Global tablet market – 1Q 2015

    Global shipments of tablets in the first quarter of 2015 totaled only 49.08 million units, representing an on-quarter drop of 35% and an on-year decrease of 15%.

2015 China IC design market forecast
2015 global tablet demand forecast

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
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    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.