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MEMS sensor demand for smartphones, automotive surging

1h 37min ago

MEMS sensor demand for smartphones and automotive applications has been surging, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC backend houses, which have enjoyed a ramp-up of orders placed...

Apple iPhone 8 Plus carries over US$280 BOM, IHS teardown reveals

3h 32min ago

The new Apple iPhone 8 Plus, equipped with 64GB of NAND flash memory, carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$288.08, higher than any previous versions of the...

Smartphone sales in Taiwan remain sluggish in August

5h 30min ago

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market reached 589,000 units in August, decreasing 2.48% from the previous month as consumers were waiting for the release of new models from...

Wearable brands releasing new devices

5h 45min ago

Wearable device brand vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics, Garmin, Xiaomi, Huawei, LG Electronics and Fitbit, have recently started unveiling their latest products to compete...

Digitimes Research: Apple outraces Google for on-device AI development

6h ago

Google has been regarded as the leading force for the development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology thanks to its AlphaGo AI computer program. While Google still holds the...

Taiwan IC backend firms to enjoy strong 4Q17

Sep 25, 11:57

A ramp-up of orders for communications chips, as well as TV panel-use driver ICs and TDDI (touch with display driver) chips, will enable Taiwan-based IC backend firms to enjoy a particularly...

iPhone X component suppliers told to slow down delivery, say sources

Sep 25, 11:53

Apple has reportedly instructed component suppliers to withhold part of the component shipments prepared for the production of iPhone X devices, according to sources from Taiwan-based...

KYEC grabs testing orders for analog, PA chips from Murata

Sep 21, 15:18

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has recently obtained testing orders for analog chips and power amplifiers (PA) from Murata Manufacturing, according to industry sources.

Diverse LPWAN specs available for different IoT applications

Sep 20, 14:46

Traditional telecom is suitable for long-range coverage but involves high power consumption, and the coverage capability is also largely affected by the density of base stations deployed...

PCB firm Unitech president steps down

Sep 20, 13:58

Unitech Printed Circuit Board president Hsu Cheng-hung has stepped down to take responsibility of a fatal accident that occurred at its Yilan plant in June 2017, according to the...

China market: All-screen smartphone shipments ramping up

Sep 19, 15:24

China-based smartphone vendors are ramping up shipments of all-screen models, which will push up the penetration rate of these products in the global smartphone market in 2017 and...

Shipments of all-screen models ramping up

Edom 3Q17 revenues to increase over 20% sequentially

Sep 19, 13:56

Edom Technology, which distributes products for chip vendors such as Nvidia and Skyworks, is expected to report over 20% revenue growth sequentially for the third quarter of 2017,...

Late shipping date for iPhone X suggests possible supply constraints

Sep 14, 14:26

Apple has rolled out its much-anticipated next-generation iPhone devices, including iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, with a number of new features confirmed to expectations....

Apple introduces iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus

Sep 13, 16:10

Apple has introduced its new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, featuring a new glass and aluminum design in three colors, Retina HD displays and A11 Bionic chip. Both devices will be available...

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to rebound in September

Sep 13, 14:18

Smartphone shipments in the Taiwan market are expected to rebound to over 650,000 units in September, buoyed by the launch of new flagship models by Samsung Electronics, and Sony...

Availability of new models, including new iPhones, to push smartphone sales in Taiwan

Apple unveils iPhone X

Sep 13, 14:05

Apple has announced iPhone X, its latest flagship smartphone in an all-glass design with a 5.8-inch Super Retina display, A11 Bionic chip, wireless charging and a rear camera with...

iPhone X

TSMC August revenues increase 28%

Sep 8, 15:50

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced August consolidated revenues increased 28.4% sequentially to NT$91.92 billion (US$3.06 billion).

Taiwan market: Pre-sale orders for new iPhone to start

Sep 8, 15:25

Taiwan will be included in the first group of markets where the next-generation iPhone devices will be made availabe after their debut on September 12, and consumers in Taiwan are...

New iPhones to affect pricing and rankings of other brands

Competition in AI chip market heating up on full presence of global tech giants

Sep 6, 15:02

Competition in the artificial intelligence (AI) chip market is heating up as nearly all major players in the IT industry have joined the race to develop AI chips and applications...

Digitimes Research: Mobile e-payment services in Japan promising

Sep 5, 15:54

Apple Pay and Android Pay - launched in Japan market in October and December 2016 respectively - are expected to hike consumers' willingness to use mobile e-payment services, as the...

Apple reportedly books up Largan capacity at new factory

Sep 5, 11:29

Apple reportedly has booked up the production capacity for above 12-megapixel lens modules at a new factory being built by smartphone lens module maker Largan Precision in central...

Largan Precision CEO Lin En-ping (right)

Upstream material suppliers in new iPhone supply chain to see strong growth

Sep 4, 15:09

With Apple expected to launch its new iPhone soon, Taiwan players in the US vendor's smartphone supply chain are warming up to embrace a new round of business boom, with the upstream...

Apple is expected to launch the new iPhone soon

Basic trackers take back seat as smartwatches accelerate in 2Q17, says IDC

Sep 1, 15:13

The worldwide wearable market was once again graced with positive growth as shipments grew 10.3% on year, reaching 26.3 million during the second quarter of 2017, according to the...

Jazz Hipster unveils smart speaker with IoT support

Sep 1, 15:04

Taiwan-based speaker vendor Jazz Hipster has launched its latest smart speaker in Taiwan with support of Internet of Things (IoT) functionality.

Jazz Hipster's new smart speaker

Smartphone growth expected to remain positive in 2021, says IDC

Aug 30, 13:39

Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to maintain positive growth through 2021, according to IDC, which expects shipments to grow from 1.47 billion in 2016 to just over 1.7...

Samsung seeking long-term supply contracts with wafer firms

Aug 30, 13:34

Samsung Electronics is striving to sign long-term supply contracts with multiple wafer makers to ensure sufficient silicon wafer supplies for the manufacture of memory chips and logic...

A new Samsung fab in Pyeongtaek to focus on 64-layer 3D NAND flash production

E&R Engineering shipping laser-cutting machines to Intel in small volume, sources say

Aug 29, 14:50

Taiwan-based E&R Engineering has started shipping laser-cutting machines in small volume to Intel, according to market sources. The fab toolmaker is also about to obtain verification...

Android device launches drive 18.4% growth in 2Q17 in Australia, says IDC

Aug 28, 16:13

The Australian mobile phone market, including feature phones and smartphones, exceeded growth expectations as it shipped 2.16 million mobile phones in the second quarter of 2017 as...

Global tech heavyweights actively vying for smart home market pie

Aug 28, 14:36

The market for smart home applications, particularly smart audio products, is emerging as a new major battlefield among global high-tech giants, as Amazon, Apple, Google and Xiaomi...

Worldwide wearable device sales to grow 17% in 2017, says Gartner

Aug 25, 14:48

Gartner forecasts that 310.4 million wearable devices will be sold worldwide in 2017, an increase of 16.7% from 2016. Sales of wearable devices will generate revenues of US$30.5 billion...

Chipbond, ChipMOS see rising orders for TDDI chips

Aug 25, 12:19

Backend houses Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have seen orders for TDDI (touch with display driver integration) chips for use in 18:9 smartphone panels ramp up, which...

Demand for 4G smartphones in emerging markets spurs growth in 2Q17, says Gartner

Aug 23, 13:15

Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 366.2 million units in the second quarter of 2017, a 6.7% increase over the second quarter of 2016, according to Gartner. In the smartphone...

China PCB firms step up capacity expansion

Aug 22, 12:09

China-based PCB manufacturers including Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing (DSBJ) and Jiangxi Holitech Technology have moved to expand their production capacities eyeing a bigger...

China PCB firms expanding production capacity

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments fall 11.8% on year in 2Q17

Aug 22, 11:44

Smartphone shipments in the China market stayed flat on quarter but fell 11.8% on year to 94.1 million units in the second quarter of 2017, accounting for 28.9% of total global smartphone...

Handset supply chain makers on high alert as smartphone competition looming

Aug 21, 14:57

Suppliers in the global handset supply chain are nervously waiting for the planned release of new smartphones from Apple, Samsung Electronics and Huawei in the upcoming peak season...

Competition in the high-end smartphone market looming
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    Apple Watch Series 3 Hermes

    Apple Watch Hermes models come with built-in cellular and pair with a collection of new bands, including the Single Tour Rallye, in perforated Gala calfskin, inspired by the classic...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Apple Watch Series 3

    Apple has introduced its Watch Series 3, adding built-in cellular, allowing users to stay connected, make calls, receive texts even without iPhone nearby. The third-generation Apple...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Apple iPhone X

    The Apple iPhone X features an all-glass design with a 5.8-inch Super Retina edge-to-edge display. It supports wireless charging and allows users to unlock, authenticate and pay using...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

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    Apple Taipei 101 store

    Apple has opened its first retail store in Taiwan at Taipei 101. Unveiled on July 1 at Taiwan's tallest building, the store features Apple's latest store design. The Forum, centered...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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    Apple iMac Pro all-in-one PC

    Apple has given a sneak peek of its upcoming iMac Pro, a new workstation-class product line designed for pro users. The iMac Pro, with its 27-inch Retina 5K display, up to 18-core...

    Photo: Company, Jun 12.

Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.