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  • Last update: Thursday 15 January 2015 [112 news items]

Competition between 7-inch tablets arises in 2H13

Apr 29, 12:13

As tablet players are turning their focuses from the 10-inch segment to 7-inch for the second half of 2013, sources from the upstream supply chain believe the competition between...

7-inch tablet panel shipments reach nine million in January, expected to drive panel growth in 1Q13

Mar 1, 15:16

Shipments for tablet panels sized 7-inch exceeded nine million units in January 2013 and are expected to be the main driver for panel makers' revenues during the first quarter of...

Asustek likely to unveil 7-inch Fonepad at 2013 MWC

Feb 6, 12:31

Asustek Computer may unveil the Fonepad, a 7-inch Android 4.1 tablet equipped with voice communication functions at the 2013 Mobile World Congress (MWC) to take place in Barcelona,...

Acer, Asustek to start up low price tablet competition

Dec 24, 22:40

After Acer reportedly plans to release a 7-inch tablet model with a price of US$99 in the first quarter of 2013, Asustek Computer is also set launch a 7-inch tablet with a price of...

Acer, Asustek to start up 7-inch tablet war in 2013

Acer to launch US$99 7-inch tablet, say Taiwan makers

Dec 22, 15:52

Acer will launch a 7-inch Android tablet for sale at only US$99 in the first quarter of 2013, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Cheaper components could allow 7-inch tablets priced below US$150, says TrendForce

Dec 14, 14:37

Viewing that Google and Amazon have launched 7-inch tablets at US$199, other vendors can offer 7-inch tablets at below US$150 only by adopting cheaper components, according to Taiwan-based...

Asustek refutes rumors about adopting ARM platform from VIA

Dec 10, 22:27

Commenting on a recent market rumor that Asustek Computer considers to adopt entry-level ARM-based platform from WonderMedia, a subsidiary of VIA Technologies, for an US$99 7-inch...

7-inch Android tablets expected to occupy 70% of non-iPad tablets, say Taiwan makers

Nov 2, 11:39

In view of booming sales of the Nexus 7, 7-inch Android tablets are expected to take up at least 70% of the total sales volume of non-iPad tablets, with the remaining 30% to be for...

7-inch tablets are expected to become new star products

Larger display sets iPad Mini apart from other 7-inch tablet competitors, says IHS

Nov 1, 15:00

The iPad Mini stands apart from competitive 7-inch media tablets due to its larger display, which is intended to offer a user experience that is closer to full-sized tablets. Additionally,...

Smaller iPad to contribute to doubling of 7-inch media tablet market in 2012 and 2013, says IHS

Oct 24, 15:26

The arrival of the smaller iPad will turbocharge the market for 7-inch tablets, helping the market to approximately double in 2012 and 2013, according to research firm IHS.

TPK begins shipments of touch panels used in 7-inch Kindle Fire HD

Sep 11, 01:40

Taiwan-based TPK Holding began to ship touch panels used in the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD in August, with the monthly shipment volume reaching 1.0 million units, while China-based General...

Taiwan market: Nexus 7 available for pre-order at NT$8,990

Sep 4, 01:40

Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed Nexus 7 tablet PC on September 3, became available for pre-order in Taiwan market with the 16GB model priced at NT$8,990 (US$300),...

Supply volume of 7.85-inch iPad to reach 4 million units starting in September

Aug 21, 02:05

Supply volume of Apple's 7.85-inch iPad is estimated to reach four million units per month starting in September in order to prepare for demand from year-end holidays, according to...

Rumored US$199 price for Windows RT Surface expected to squeeze PC vendors out of the market

Aug 16, 01:05

As Microsoft is reportedly considering selling its Windows RT-based Surface tablet PC at US$199, sources from notebook players are concerned that if the rumor is true, notebook brand...

Chassis makers Ju Teng and Catchers expected to benefit from 7-inch tablet PCs

Jul 17, 01:25

Ju Teng and Catcher Technology are expected to see strong performances in the second half of the year since Ju Teng is reportedly the chassis supplier of Google's Nexus 7 and strong...

China white-box tablets expected to see fewer shipments than forecast

Jul 3, 01:00

China's 7-inch and 10-inch white-box tablet shipments are expected to reach only 16-17 million units in 2012, not matching market watchers' original forecast of at least 20 million...

China white-box tablet PCs expected to see less shipment than forecast

ECS passes 2011 finance report with growth of more than 7%

Jun 26, 01:10

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) hosted a shareholder meeting on June 25, passing its finance report for 2011 with consolidated revenues reaching NT$72.7 billion (US$2.43 billion),...

Google, Asustek expected to unveil 7-inch Nexus tablet PC at Google I/O

Jun 19, 01:45

Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed 7-inch Nexus tablet PC is set to be unveiled at Google I/O, a developer event that will be hosted from June 27-29 at San Francisco's...

Asustek tablet

Amazon reportedly may drop 7-inch Kindle Fire price to welcome new models

Jun 15, 12:16

As Amazon is said to be considering launching new e-book readers and 7-inch tablet PC products at the beginning of the third quarter, the company is expected to have a chance to reduce...

Google 7-inch tablet PC to ship in June with initial volume of 600,000 units

May 24, 01:00

Google's 7-inch tablet PC, which the company co-developed with Asustek computer, is set to start shipping in June with initial shipments to reach about 600,000 units. The machine...

Intel offers 7-inch tablet PC for learning

Apr 13, 01:00

Intel has recently offered a 7-inch tablet PC specifically for learning purposes mainly in emerging markets.

Google 7-inch tablet PCs to bring price-cut pressure on other vendors

Mar 28, 16:34

Google, in order to compete with Amazon, will cooperate with Asustek Computer to launch a 7-inch inexpensive tablet PC in May-June 2012 and this is expected to bring pressure of price...

Google, Asustek co-brand 7-inch tablet PC to debut earliest in May

Mar 9, 01:30

Google and Asustek will unveil a 7-inch co-branded tablet PC as early as May, with the model targeting Amazon's Kindle Fire and to be priced at US$199-249, according to industry so...

Asustek tablet PC

Vendors of 7-inch tablet PCs concerned if Apple launches 7.85-inch iPad

Mar 8, 01:10

As Apple will reportedly launch a 7.85-inch iPad in the third quarter of 2012, other vendors are concerned because it would bring large competitive pressure on them, according to...

Asustek rumored to have cooperated with Google for Google's new tablet PC

Pegatron lands notebook orders from HP

Feb 9, 01:10

Pegatron Technology has recently landed notebook orders from Hewlett-Packard (HP). With its existing orders from Toshiba and Acer for 2012, the company's shipments are expected to...

CES 2012: ViewSonic and Lenovo showcase 7-inch tablet PCs

Jan 12, 01:10

With many non-Apple players turning aggressively to the 7-inch tablet PC segment, ViewSonic and Lenovo are both showcasing their latest 7-inch models at CES 2012.

Asustek to launch 7-inch Eee Pad Memo priced at US$249

Jan 11, 16:30

Asustek Computer, seeing Amazon's 7-inch Kindle Fire with priced at US$199 is winning an edge in the tablet PC market, while Google may launch a 7-inch tablet PC at US$199 and China's...

Asustek going Android, Acer eyeing Windows 8 for tablet PC market

Jan 5, 01:15

Acer, after refuting rumors about plans to phase out of the tablet PC and smartphone markets, has adjusted strategies for its tablet PC business and will focus on a Windows-based...

Google tablet PC believed to be targeting Kindle Fire

Jan 5, 01:05

As Google reportedly may launch an own-brand tablet PC to compete against Apple's iPad, sources from Google's upstream supply chain believe that Google, instead of Apple, may actually...

Purchasing of 7-inch panel surpass that of 9.7-inch

Dec 22, 01:25

Strong sales of Amazon and Barnes & Noble's 7-inch tablets have strongly boosted the purchasing of 7-inch panel with the related supply volume in November already surpassing that...

CES 2012 may not help pump up demand

Dec 20, 01:30

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012, which will be hosted from January 10-13 in 2012, may not help pump up consumer demand afterward as there are not expected to be many new...

White-box players in China quitting tablet PC market

Dec 8, 01:20

As non-Apple tablet PC players are dropping their tablet PC prices to compete against Kindle Fire, white-box players in China are starting to quit the tablet PC market and can only...

Foxconn to start production of 7-inch Kindle Fire in 1Q12, say Taiwan makers

Nov 21, 10:28

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will become a second ODM of 7-inch Kindle Fire next to Quanta Computer and start production in the first quarter of 2012, according...

Quanta lands orders for Amazon 7-inch tablet PC, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 14, 16:37

Amazon is set to launch its second-generation 7-inch tablet PC in the second quarter of 2012 with Quanta Computer having already landed orders, according to a Chinese-language Apple...

Asustek expected to ship 1.8 million tablet PCs in 2011, says CEO

Nov 1, 01:20

Asustek Computer expects its tablet PC shipments will reach its goal of 1.8 million units in 2011 as the company launches its second-generation quad-core Transformer Prime on November...

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    Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet

    Amazon's Fire HD Kids Edition comes with two sizes: the 6-inch model is priced at US$149 and the 7-inch model is priced at US$189. The Fire HD Kids Edition includes a year of Amazon...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

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    Amazon Fire HD tablets

    Amazon has announced its new Fire HD tablet, which features a quad-core processor, front and rear-facing cameras and an HD display. The new Fire HD tablets are available in two sizes...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

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    Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablets

    Amazon has introduced the third generation of Kindle Fire - the new Kindle Fire HDX. The Kindle Fire HDX tablets features the newest version of Fire OS, and new features and services...

    Photo: Company, Oct 1.

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    Intel 7-inch Education tablet

    Intel has introduced an education-focused tablet reference design, featuring an Intel Atom processor and the Android operating system codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich. The Intel Education...

    Photo: Company, Aug 16.

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    Apple iPad Mini

    Apple has introduced iPad Mini, a new design that is 23% thinner and 53% lighter than the third-generation iPad. The new iPad Mini features a 7.9-inch multi-touch display, FaceTime...

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