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  • Last update: Friday 19 September 2014 [161 news items]

Amazon announces new tablets

Sep 19, 16:18

Amazon has introduced its latest tablet products, the new Fire HDX 8.9, Fire HD, Fire HD Kids Edition and two Kindles.

Digitimes Research: Digital home industry in August

Sep 9, 15:12

Recently in the digital home industry, Samsung has purchased SmartThings, which allows people to sync up their connected gadgets to a single smartphone app and hardware hub, to further...

Digitimes Research: Miui, CyanogenMod and Fire OS to become mainstream Android OS systems

Sep 4, 14:05

Mobile platforms based on forks of Android, including Miui developed Xiaomi Technology, CyanogenMod, and Fire OS by Amazon, are likely to become three mainstream Android-based operating...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan smartphone makers see dropping orders from Amazon, Microsoft Mobile and Facebook in 2014

Sep 3, 16:07

Taiwan handset makers originally expected to continue receiving orders for Lumia series products from Microsoft Mobile and also acquire new orders from Amazon and Facebook in 2014,...

Apple cuts iPad mini prices; non-Apple vendors may follow suit

Sep 2, 14:55

Apple has recently cooperated with US-based retailers including Best Buy and Amazon to cut its iPad mini prices. Channel retailers believe other brand vendors may follow suit to maintain...

Sales of branded smartphones from service providers such as Amazon, Facebook, and Alibaba lower than expected

Aug 29, 11:25

Sales of own-brand smartphones launched by online retailers or social networking service companies, including Amazon, Facebook, Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent have been lower than expected,...

Digitimes Research: Entry-level smartphone may help Amazon extend e-commerce reach

Aug 21, 22:01

Amazon released its mid-range to high-end Fire Phone in late-July 2014, looking to attract consumers to shop through Amazon's e-commerce platform with the phone's built-in Firefly...

Amazon must sell large volumes of Fire Phone to recoup investment, says IHS

Aug 5, 15:47

From a hardware perspective, the Fire Phone carries a bill of materials (BOM) low enough to allow Amazon to cut a profit for each smartphone sold. But with Amazon likely having sunk...

Digitimes Research: Amazon Fire smartphone to promote offline-to-online shopping business model

Jun 19, 16:02

Amazon announced its first own-brand smartphone, the Fire on June 18, 2014. Digitimes Research has commented that Amazon has not set the smartphone's price low to boost competition,...

Amazon Fire phone shipments estimated to reach 2-3 million by year-end 2014

Jun 19, 15:20

Total shipments of Amazon's Fire phones are expected to reach 2-3 million units by year-end 2014, which is unlikely to make a significant impact on the global smartphone market, according...

Amazon introduces Fire smartphone

Jun 19, 14:58

Amazon has unveiled Fire, the first smartphone designed by the company and features Amazon's Dynamic Perspective and Firefly. Dynamic Perspective uses a new sensor system to respond...

Amazon Fire smartphone

Smartphone supply chain preps for orders from Amazon

Mar 17, 20:58

The smartphone supply chain is starting to prepare smartphone component orders from Amazon for a device set to release in 2014, according to industry sources.

Global tablet market heading for fierce price competition in 2014

Feb 6, 13:54

Price competition in the global tablet market is expected to become keener in 2014, which will not only further squeeze the profitability of first-tier vendors but also force white-box...

Taiwan component makers see orders from Amazon

Jan 27, 14:00

Component makers expect to see Amazon shift orders back to Taiwan in the first quarter of 2014, according to industry sources.

Foxconn expected to ship 55-60 million tablets in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Jan 16, 19:43

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) shipped 50 million tablets to become the largest Taiwan-based ODM in 2013 and is expected to ship 55-60 million units to maintain...

Compal lands 90% of Amazon Kindle orders for 2014, leaving only 10% for Quanta

Jan 15, 22:04

Amazon has reportedly shifted its entry-level Kindle Fire orders for 2014 from Quanta Computer to Compal Electronics and the entry-level tablet is expected to account for 90% of the...

O-Film visits Amazon, HTC in hope of landing more touch panel orders

Jan 7, 15:03

China touch panel maker O-Film has reportedly sent new samples to Amazon and HTC for use in products set to be released in 2014, according to industry supply chain sources.

Primax lands orders for CCMs used in Amazon smartphones, say sources

Dec 17, 11:20

Primax Electronics has obtained orders from Amazon for compact camera modules (CCMs) for use in smartphones to be launched in first-half 2014, according to sources with Taiwan's supply...

Quanta November notebook shipments up 19%

Dec 10, 21:50

Quanta Computer shipped 4.4 million ODM notebooks in November, increasing 18.9% on month, according to the company.

Supply chains see increased orders from Amazon for 7-inch tablets

Nov 20, 14:23

Upstream supply chain makers are seeing increased orders from Amazon as the company gears up for expected sales of 7-inch tablets during the year-end holidays.

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Digitimes Research: Amazon changes strategy for 3rd-generation Kindle Fire

Oct 8, 15:33

Amazon recently announced three third-generation Kindle Fire tablets, one 8.9-inch and two 7-inch models. In addition to new hardware, Amazon also updated many of its apps and services,...

Amazon orders over one million 7-inch Kindle Fire HD tablets monthly for October, November

Oct 8, 10:57

Amazon has asked Taiwan-based ODMs to ship more than one million 7-inch Kindle Fire HD tablets monthly in October and November to meet expected demand, according to sources with the...

Amazon unveils Kindle Fire HDX and cheaper Kindle Fire HD

Sep 26, 15:22

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

BlackBerry likely to be sold in parts as it looks for strategic alternatives, say sources

Aug 14, 15:11

The chance is low for BlackBerry to be acquired by any rival companies after the Canada-based smartphone vendor announced recently that it has formed a special committee to explore...

Tablet brand vendors preparing for competition in September

Aug 12, 21:11

First-tier tablet vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics and Amazon, have all geared up for the next-generation tablet competition in September, while Intel and Google are also...

MediaTek lands tablet chipset orders from Amazon, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 8, 12:00

MediaTek reportedly has landed orders for its MT8135 quad-core solutions from Amazon for its new entry-level Kindle Fire tablets, and shipments of the chipsets will begin in 2014,...

MediaTek to push sales of next-generation tablet CPUs to Google, Amazon

Jul 29, 11:33

MediaTek aims to push sales of its next-generation ARM big.LITTLE-based tablet processor, the MT8135, to Google, Amazon and Sony in addition to branded notebook and tablet vendors,...

Wintek to benefit from Google and Amazon touch panel orders

Jun 18, 15:09

Touch panel maker Wintek is expected to reach NT$8 billion (US$267.47 million) in revenues during the third quarter of 2013 due to orders from Google and Amazon, according to industry...

China market: Local e-book reader vendors bracing for Amazon competition

Jun 11, 16:02

Amazon has recently entered the China e-book market and prompted local e-book reader vendors to release new products to counter the US-based vendor's advance, according to sources...

Global tablet sales in 2Q13 may fall 20-30% sequentially, say Taiwan makers

May 29, 15:42

Global tablet sales in the second quarter of 2013, due to off-season effects and consumers deferring purchases in anticipation of new models to be launched in the third quarter, are...

Innolux to supply panels for use in Amazon smartphones

Mar 29, 14:17

Innolux Corporation has been selected as a supplier of TFT-LCD panels for use in Amazon smartphones, according to Taiwan-based supply chain sources.

Amazon to use 4.7-inch screen for upcoming smartphone, say sources

Mar 26, 20:14

Amazon is reportedly developng a 4.7-inch smartphone that may be released in 2014, according to industry supply chain sources.

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Amazon Kindle shipments expected to drop in March and April; to affect E Ink revenues

Mar 21, 14:03

Amazon Kindle e-book reader panel shipments reached about 750,000 units in January 2013 followed by 420,000 units in February. The shipments are expected to drop even further to 20,000...

Commentary: Taiwan cloud industrial parks to face reality check

Mar 20, 15:23

In the fourth quarter of 2012, Taiwan's government began announcing projects regarding government cloud services. In January 2013, the governments of Taipei and New Taipei City both...

Taiwan market: Amazon likely to launch e-book services

Mar 18, 14:32

Amazon has passed examination by Taiwan's National Communications Commission for its Kindle Fire, 7-inch Kindle Fire HD and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD to be launched in the Taiwan market,...

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    Before Going to Press | 11h 9min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 11h 24min ago

  • Digitimes Research: China makers expected to hold a 35% global proportion in small- to medium-size TFT LCD production capacity in 2017

    Before Going to Press | 11h 25min ago

  • Taiwan makers expanding facilities to further enter medical segment

    Before Going to Press | 11h 25min ago

  • China market: China Mobile TD-LTE data device sales short of expectations

    Before Going to Press | 11h 26min ago

  • Japan PV module vendors talking with Taiwan solar cell makers about OEM production in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 11h 27min ago

  • Samsung to introduce Tizen to smart home-use electronics, LCD TVs in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 11h 28min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Cree reduces 2015 capex needs via stake investment in Lextar

    Before Going to Press | 11h 30min ago

  • Foxconn Zhengzhou factory ships over 6 million iPhone 6 devices, says report

    Before Going to Press | 11h 33min ago

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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 Fire HDX tablet

    Amazon's new Fire HDX 8.9 combines a light design and a HDX display with a new processor, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Audio, and new Fire OS 4 (Sangria) features and services. The new...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

  • Amazon+Fire+smartphone

    Amazon Fire smartphone

    Amazon has unveiled Fire, the first smartphone designed by the company and features Amazon's Dynamic Perspective and Firefly. Dynamic Perspective uses a new sensor system to respond...

    Photo: Company, Jun 19.

  • Amazon+Kindle+Fire+HDX+tablets

    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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    Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader

    Amazon has introduced the fifth-generation Kindle e-book reader - Kindle Paperwhite - constructed with 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a patented built-in front light...

    Photo: Company, Sep 17.

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