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  • Last update: Thursday 17 July 2014 [46 news items]

More vendors expected to adopt 2K panels in smartphones

Jul 17, 10:54

As smartphones equipped with 2K (2560 by 1440) displays are starting to appear in the market from vendors such as Vivo, more vendors are expected to launch 2K-smartphones in the second...

Handset vendors expected to continue releasing large-size units ranging from 5- to 6-inch in 2H14

Jul 10, 21:10

Handset vendors are expected to continue releasing large-size units ranging from 5- to 6-inch in the second half of 2014 into 2015, according to Truly Optoelectronics.

AUO announces mass production of 6-inch WQHD LCD smartphone panels

Jan 15, 21:59

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced it successfully started mass producing 6-inch WQHD LCD panels for smartphones in late 2013.

Mainstream large-screen smartphones to be 5- to 6-inch models

Nov 21, 15:52

Handset vendors are expected to continue launching large-size smartphones mainly with 5- to 6-inch displays, as sales of smartphones with a display size of 6-inch and above have been...

Panel makers see increased demand for 5- to 6-inch panels

Oct 22, 14:15

As demand for larger smartphone screen sizes is increasing while demand for smaller tablet screen sizes is on the rise, panel makers are seeing increased orders for 5- to 6-inch pa...

7-inch tablets face competition from 6-inch smartphones

Aug 7, 12:19

As many first-tier brand vendors such as Sony, Samsung Electronics and HTC, as well as several white-box brand vendors, have released 6-inch smartphones, sources from the tablet sector...

Asustek unveils new products for Computex 2013

Jun 4, 15:59

Asustek Computer announced its 6-inch FonePad Note FHD 6 and an upgraded Transformer Pad Infinity at its pre-Computex launch conference on June 3. The company is also set to sell...

Asustek chairman Jonney Shih , holding the company's new MeMO Pad

Handset vendors in discussion over producing 6-inch and larger phones

May 20, 15:51

Following the release of various-sized 6-inch and larger handsets from Asia-based vendors such as Huawei Device and Samsung Electronics, Nokia is reportedly in discussion about making...

Taiwan market: Huawei launches 6-inch flagship smartphone

Apr 24, 14:38

China-based Huawei Device on April 23 unveiled its 6.1-inch flagship smartphone, the Ascend Mate, for contract-bundled sale by Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) in the Taiwan market...

Japan-based makers developing 6-inch ultra-thin panels, say Taiwan makers

Apr 8, 11:35

Japan-based makers, mainly Sharp and Panasonic, have been developing 6-inch ultra-thin high-end panels for use in large-screen smartphones expected to be launched at the end of third-quarter...

Lite-On Semi generates more revenues from sale of IC parts

Jan 9, 16:03

Lite-On Semiconductor enjoyed significant growth in sales of its IC products, which include analog chips and optical touch panel solutions, in 2012. The segment accounted for 29%...

China-based telecom providers to release new 4.5- to 6-inch handsets in China during 2013, say sources

Jan 3, 22:15

China-based telecom providers are reportedly planning to release a number of handsets that have tablet features ranging from 4.5- to 6-inch in size during 2013 in order to meet expected...

Price of 6-inch solar wafers falls close to US$1/unit

Sep 6, 01:10

The price of 6-inch solar wafers has hovered around US$1.05-1.10/unit in recent months, however, due to falling capacity utilization rates and dwindling demand in Europe, recent pricing...

Price of 6-inch mono-crystalline solar wafers in China drops to US$1.45/unit

Jun 28, 01:00

The price of 6-inch mono-crystalline solar wafers in China has fallen to US$1.45/unit, from US$1.60/unit in mid-February. Industry sources noted that pricing is likely to drop to...

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Japan faces challenge of aging chip industry, says IHS

Mar 21, 12:32

One year ago, Japan's semiconductor industry was rocked by a devastating earthquake and tsunami. However, the real disaster for Japan's chip industry occurred during the years before...

IC companies shutter 49 fabs from 2009-2011, says IC Insights

Feb 21, 14:24

Data compiled by IC Insights reveals that 49 semiconductor wafer fabs were closed between 2009 and 2011.

E Ink lands 6-inch color e-book reader module orders from Amazon, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 20, 11:31

EPD maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) reportedly has landed orders for 6-inch color e-book reader modules from Amazon with shipments to begin in March, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Solar wafer firms negotiating higher prices

Dec 22, 14:04

Solar wafer suppliers are negotiating with cell clients over increasing the price of 6-inch wafers by 3% to US$1.18/unit, according to industry sources.

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Lite-On Semi reports decline in November revenues

Dec 7, 14:27

Lite-On Semiconductor has announced that consolidated revenues for November 2011 amounted to NT$636 million (US$21.1 million), down 16.1% on year and down 4.3% on month. The firm...

GCL-Poly continues to lower costs for poly-Si production

Oct 6, 16:39

China-based integrated solar firm GCL-Poly Energy Holdings expects to lower its production of polycrystalline silicon to US$20/kg by the end of 2011 compared to US$21.8 in the first...

GCL-Poly CEO Shu Hua

Price of 6-inch solar wafers likely to fall 11-13% in 4Q11

Sep 22, 14:36

Pricing for 6-inch polysilicon solar wafers will be quoted at US$1.60/unit in the fourth quarter of 2011, down from US$1.80-1.85 in the third quarter, according to industry sources...

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GaAs foundry AWSC migrating to 6-inch wafers

Jul 22, 01:10

GaAs foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) is expected to convert all of its production capacity to 6-inch wafers in the third quarter of 2011, according to industry...

Quotes for 6-inch polysilicon wafers in China fall below US$2

Jun 15, 01:10

Latest rumors in the solar market indicate quotes for 6-inch polysilicon wafers in China are falling below US$2/unit while inventory levels remain high.

Poly-Si solar wafer prices to fall 10% in 2Q11, says Eversol chairman

Apr 28, 11:26

Quotes for mainstream 6-inch poly-Si wafers will likely slip about 10% sequentially to US$3.10-3.20 in the second quarter of 2011, and prices for poly-Si materials may come under...

Ellick Liao, chairman of Eversol

AWSC March revenues set to climb over 40% sequentially

Mar 25, 01:00

GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) is expected to enjoy a sequential growth of more than 40% in revenues in March 2011, thanks to a warming up in orders,...

6-inch solar wafer spot price approaches US$3.80 in March

Mar 9, 01:25

Spot pricing for 6-inch solar wafers is approaching US$3.80/unit in March 2011, which could inflict more cost pressure on solar cell makers. For cell manufacturers with less leverage...

Spot prices for 6-inch poly-Si solar wafers up in March

Mar 3, 01:50

With new solar cell capacity coming online, the supply of poly-Si wafers is running tight severely, according to industry sources. Spot prices for mainstream 6-inch poly-Si wafers...

Lumileds high-power LED capacity to reach 1 billion in 2011

Jan 26, 01:50

Philips Lumileds expects its high-power LED capacity to reach one billion units in 2011 and aims to reach the level of 200 lumen per US$1 for the cold white LEDs at the end of 2011...

Lextar produces 6-inch LED epitaxial wafers

Dec 24, 02:00

Lextar Electronics has announced the production of its first 6-inch LED epitaxial wafer, while Epistar is expected to adopt 6-inch wafers to its production process in mid-2011.

Spot prices for 6-inch solar-grade wafers drop slightly

Dec 16, 10:34

Spot prices for 6-inch polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) wafers offered by Taiwan-based manufacturers have fallen to as low as US$3.70 per unit from previous highs of between US$3.80...

Spot prices for 6-inch poly-Si solar wafers rise to US$4, say Taiwan makers

Oct 11, 10:38

Spot prices for 6-inch solar-grade polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) wafers have risen to US$4 in small trade volumes due to shortages, and prices may go up further, according to...

Lextar to become first in Taiwan to adopt 6-inch epitaxy MOCVD equipment

Aug 24, 14:50

Lextar Electronics will adopt MOCVD machines for 6-inch epitaxial wafers at the end of 2010, becoming the first LED chipmaker in Taiwan with such equipment, according to the company...

GaAs foundry AWSC sees June revenues hit record

Jul 5, 16:12

Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) saw June 2010 revenues score the company's monthly high. The GaAs foundry also revealed plans to scale up its 6-inch wafer production...

Intersil committed to joining the leading-5 analog and power IC vendors, says Petrov Group

Jun 21, 14:11

Intersil is a medium-sized Power IC company with a corporate commitment to reach US$1 billion in revenues by 2011. This commitment represents a 64% growth rate or 29% annually from...

ViewSonic launches 6-inch e-book readers

May 28, 12:11

ViewSonic has recently introduced four 6-inch e-book readers, the VEB632, VEB630, VEB625 and VEB620, using EPD from Prime View International (PVI).

ViewSonic e-book readers - VEB632 (Yuan-Liou Jin Yong), VEB630,VEB625 and VEB620
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