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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...

Amazon Kindle Fire

Amazon to further solidify leadership in e-book reader market with new Kindle launch

Sep 30, 17:02

Amazon definitely will maintain its leadership in the e-book reader segment by offering its latest generation Kindle at US$79, according to industry sources in the Kindle's supply...

Taiwan PCB makers to benefit from Amazon tablet launch

Sep 30, 10:55

Some Taiwan-based PCB makers will benefit from Amazon's launch of its 7-inch Kindle Fire tablet PCs, and shipments from the makers are likely to increase significantly in the fourth...

Amazon likely to outsource 10.1-inch tablet PCs to Foxconn

Sep 30, 01:20

Amazon is expected to outsource the production of 10.1-inch tablet PCs to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), and shipments of the 10.1-inch tablets are likely to begin...

Amazon weak channel experience may affect regional Kindle Fire sales

Sep 29, 13:42

Sales of Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet PCs may not be significant outside of the US and Europe as Amazon lacks strength in channel sales, according to industry sources.

Amazon introduces all-new Kindle family

Sep 29, 13:36

Amazon has introduced an all-new Kindle family: three all-new Kindle e-readers that are smaller, lighter, and more affordable, and Kindle Fire – a new class of Kindle that brings...

Amazon Kindle Fire e-book reader

Amazon tablet PC Kindle Fire unable to hit iPad 2 but may impact non-iPad models, say Taiwan makers

Sep 28, 15:53

Amazon is expected to debut its first tablet PC, the 7-inch Kindle Fire, for launch in November 2011 soon, but the new tablet will not be able to shake up the already firm market...

E Ink expects e-book reader market to reach goal in 2011

Sep 26, 11:26

Leading e-paper supplier E Ink Holding (EIH) expects worldwide e-book reader shipments to stay on course to reach its estimated volume of 25-30 million units in 2011, with the company...

Amazon tablet to release in 4Q11, but success doubted

Sep 22, 15:13

Market observers are showing concerns as to how Amazon will differentiate its e-book reader market from that of its tablet while making profits for both after the company's launch...

TPK sees mild revenue decline in August

Sep 6, 15:25

Touch panel maker TPK Holding has reported consolidated revenues of NT$11.09 billion (US$381.27 million) for August 2011, with a less-than-expected decline of 6% on month as reductions...

Ilitek lands new touch controller orders from Amazon, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 6, 14:50

Taiwan-based IC design house ILI Technology (Ilitek) has landed an order of five million touch-panel controller ICs for an upcoming tablet PC from Amazon, according to a Chinese-language...

Sony, Amazon tablets to have strong competitiveness with content advantages

Sep 2, 15:23

As both Amazon and Sony are set to launch tablet PCs in the near future, sources from PC players believe the two players' advantages in their content library will allow their products...

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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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    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.

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    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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    Amazon Kindle Fire e-book reader

    Amazon has announce Kindle Fire for only US$199, which the vendor said gives consumers access to its collection of movies, TV shows, songs, apps, games, books, and magazines. Amazon's...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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