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Amazon plans to launch 2 tablet PCs in 2H12, say sources

Mar 8, 01:30

Amazon plans to launch two new tablet PCs, a 7-inch model and another 10-inch model, in the second half of 2012, a move which could cast a shadow on the future development of e-book...

Non-Apple tablet PC vendors sandwiched by Apple and Google

Mar 5, 16:24

With Apple expected to release its new iPad soon, while Google reportedly may also launch its 7-inch tablet PC as soon as March or April, non-Apple-and-Google tablet PC brand vendors...

New iPad is creating strong pressure toward smaller tablet PC vendors

Digitimes Research: Global shipments of e-book readers to slip to 2 million units in 1Q12

Mar 5, 13:57

Global shipments of e-book readers are expected to reach only two million units in the first quarter of 2012, down from nine million shipped the fourth quarter of 2011, according...

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...

Toughest competition for Apple in 4Q11 tablet market was Apple, says IHS iSuppli

Feb 17, 16:04

Although soaring sales of Amazon's Kindle Fire and other low-priced tablets trimmed Apple's media tablet market share in the fourth quarter of 2011, it was Apple's own newly introduced...

Acer to go into attack mode in 2012

Jan 31, 01:05

Acer has already adjusted its strategy from purely defending its position in the market in 2011 to attacking the market in 2012 and the company will push four major product segments...

ODM orders for Kindle Fire tablet PCs to drop to 3 million units in 1Q12, say sources

Jan 20, 01:15

ODM orders for Kindle Fire tablet PCs are expected to be cut by half to three million units in the first quarter of 2012, down from about six million units shipped in the last quarter...

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...

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...

Supply chain of next-generation Kindle Fire to be ready in 2Q12

Dec 20, 14:10

Makers in the supply chain of the next-generation Kindle Fire are likely to begin preparing the needed parts and components for the production of new tablet device in the second quarter...

Notebook supply chain expects to see improving gross margins for 2012

Dec 13, 01:25

Players in the notebook upstream supply chain expect their gross margin in 2012 to improve as notebook brand vendors are turning their focuses to ultrabooks, which have better profitability...

Quanta shipments of Kindle Fire reach 3-4 million units

Dec 2, 01:15

Shipments of 7-inch Kindle Fire tablet PCs from Quanta Computer to Amazon have reached 3-4 million units, according to industry watchers. However, Quanta declined to comment.

Acer, Lenovo to launch quad-core tablet PCs

Nov 29, 01:15

Acer and Lenovo are set to launch quad-core tablet PCs featuring Google's Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and Nvidia's Tegra 3 in the first quarter to compete against Asustek Computer,...

Kindle Fire teardown reveals cost-saving design, says IHS

Nov 18, 16:32

The IHS iSuppli Teardown Analysis Service has commenced its physical dissection of the Amazon Kindle Fire media tablet and soon will release its preliminary estimate of the device's...

PC hardware players to phase out from tablet PC market in 2012

Nov 17, 01:35

Due to pure PC hardware players such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer, Asustek and Dell not having any advantages to compete in the tablet PC market, sources from upstream supply chain...

Barnes & Noble shipping Nook Tablet ahead of schedule

Nov 17, 01:15

Barnes & Noble began to deliver its Nook Tablet to consumers on November 16, two days ahead of its original schedule, aiming to catch the buying spree for Amazon's Kindle Fire.

Low priced tablet PCs may bring down supply chain gross margins

Nov 15, 15:00

Price competition between Amazon and Barnes & Noble in the 7-inch tablet PC market is likely to squeeze the gross margins of Taiwan-based upstream suppliers, according to industry...

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...

Digitimes Research: E-book reader shipment growth to reach 31.4% in 2012

Nov 10, 15:44

Since e-book readers will not receive any significant updates, pricing will still be the major attraction to stimulate sales growth. With Amazon further reducing its e-book reader...

E-book reader shipment growth to reach 31.4% in 2012

Amazon increases Kindle Fire orders

Nov 10, 01:35

Amazon has recently increased its Kindle Fire orders to more than five million units before the end of 2011 as pre-orders for the machine remain strong, according to sources from...

Growth of DRAM content in notebooks decelerates, says IHS

Nov 9, 09:56

The growth of DRAM content in traditional notebooks is beginning to decelerate due to the rising popularity of ultrabooks and cloud computing, along with weak near-term economic conditions,...

EIH October revenues hit record high

Nov 8, 11:26

Electrophoretic display (EPD) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) saw its revenues grow 16% on month and 93% on year to an all time high of NT$5.329 billion (US$178 million) in October, according...

Amazon next-generation Kindle Fire likely to have 8.9-inch display

Nov 4, 01:05

Amazon is likely to change its product roadmap by shifting the display size of its next-generation Kindle Fire to 8.9-inch instead of 10.1-inch as originally planned, according to...

Atmel beats Taiwan rivals to win touch controller orders for Amazon tablets

Oct 24, 12:11

Chipset vendor Atmel reportedly has beaten Taiwan-based rival ILI Technology (Ilitek) to win orders for touch-panel controller ICs to be used in Amazon's new tablet PCs for 2012,...

Players cut 7-inch tablet PC prices to compete for market share

Oct 20, 01:20

Tablet PC players have recently started to drop their tablet PC prices to attract consumers, especially 7-inch models as the machines can easily attract first-time buyers with their...

Foxconn reportedly lands orders for next generation Kindle Fire, say Taiwan makers

Oct 19, 17:01

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reportedly has secured orders from Amazon for assembling second-generation Kindle Fire tablet PCs, with shipments to begin in the...

Shipments of touch panels for Kindle Fire increasing, say sources

Oct 19, 13:51

Shipments of touch panels for Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets are likely to reach a monthly average of 1.5 million units in October and November due to strong pre-sales orders, according...

Sales of e-book readers likely to reach 30 million units in 2012

Oct 7, 12:07

Despite the immense popularity of Apple's iPad series, its impact seems to be less apparent in the e-book reader market.

E Ink posts strong revenue gains in September on shipments to Amazon

Oct 6, 01:10

EPD maker E Ink Holdings has posted consolidated revenues of NT$4.6 billion (US$149.93 million) for September, up 33% sequentially and 117% on year, buoyed by shipments to Amazon.

LGD, CPT account for 60%, 40% of Kindle Fire panel supply, say sources

Oct 5, 16:21

LG Display (LGD) accounts for about 60% of the Kindle Fire panel supply, while Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) takes up about 40%, according to sources in the industry. Initial shipments...

Wintek reports sliding September revenues

Oct 5, 11:24

Panel maker Wintek has reported September 2011 consolidated revenues of NT$7.36 billion (US$240 million), down 18.38% on-month and 4.51% on-year. The maker attributed its declining...

Amazon sells Kindle Fire at low profit margin to promote online merchandise sales, says IHS iSuppli

Oct 3, 17:07

An IHS analysis reveals Amazon's business model for its new Kindle Fire tablet, with the company willing to settle for a razor-thin margin on sales of devices and digital content...

E-book reader component suppliers expect sales surge

Oct 3, 17:03

Component suppliers have reported strong orders for October from vendors of e-book readers and tablet devices, both of whom are trying to differentiate themselves from Apple products...

Digitimes Research: Kindle Fire to become the best helper for Amazon reformation

Sep 30, 17:09

Amazon's first tablet device, the Kindle Fire launched on September 28 with a price of US$199, has shocked market watchers and with the company's strong content and service platform...

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    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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    Amazon 6-inch Kindle e-book reader

    The latest generation Kindle features a new design that is 30% lighter at just 5.98 ounces, 18% smaller, and turns pages 10% faster, Amazon said. Althoughit is lighter and smaller,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 4.

  • Amazon+Kindle+Touch%2FTouch+3G+e%2Dbook+reader

    Amazon Kindle Touch/Touch 3G e-book reader

    Kindle Touch is a new addition to Amazon's e-book reader family with a touch screen that makes it easier to turn pages, search, shop, and take notes - still with an e-ink display...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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