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Commentary: China moves step forward to developing DRAM technology with ISSI buyout

Apr 1, 14:36

China imports up to US$200 billion worth of chips a year, an amount which is higher than comparable figures for imports of crude oil and raw materials. Since memory chips account...

220 GaN MOCVD reactors to be installed in 2015, says IHS

Apr 1, 10:54

Due to the major aggressive expansion plans of some China-based LED companies, IHS forecasts that 220 gallium nitride (GaN) reactors will be installed in 2015. This new capacity expansion...

IC demand from China picking up, say Taiwan firms

Mar 31, 22:04

IC demand from China's smartphone market is showing signs of a pick-up, as inventories at non-Apple vendors ease, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.

China market: Xiaomi unveils 5 new products

Mar 31, 21:56

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled five new products to celebrate its five-year anniversary. The new products include a pink edition Xiaomi Note, Hongmi 2A, Xiaomi 2 TV, Xiaomi scale...

Xiaomi scale

LG Chem to invest US$100 million to expand China polarizer facilities, says report

Mar 31, 20:43

LG Chem will reportedly invest US$100 million to expand polarizer facilities in China in view of growing demand for the technology in the nation as the LCD panel industry continues...

Digitimes Research: China panel makers advancing production of high-end applications

Mar 31, 15:51

China panel makers are continuing to move toward production of TFT Oxide displays for use in large-size applications in addition to AMOLED, with Tianma Microelectronics starting to...

Motherboard players unlikely to achieve shipment targets for 2015

Mar 31, 15:14

Since demand for motherboards from Europe and China is still weak, motherboard players such as Micro-Star International (MSI), Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) and Biostar are expected...

China software industry January-February revenues top CNY546 billion, says MIIT

Mar 31, 14:29

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY546.876 billion (US$87.73 billion) in 2014, growing 15.8% on year, according to statistics by the Ministry of Industry and...

China PV makers expect demand to rebound in 2Q15

Mar 31, 10:56

China-based PV firms expect orders to significantly rebound in the second quarter of 2015 as domestic demand is expected to increase after the China government set a target total...

Catcher says no major damage in China plant fire

Mar 30, 15:45

Notebook chassis maker Catcher Technology has reported that a minor fire broke out at its plant in Suzhou, China on March 28, but there were no injuries or major damage.

A fire at Catcher plant in Suzhou, China

Shipments for 5-inch displays with HD/Full HD resolution in China during February, says firm

Mar 30, 14:47

Despite an overall decline in handset panel shipments to China during February 2015, shipments for 5-inch units and displays with HD and Full HD were all on the rise, showing growing...

Foxconn to cooperate with SK C&C to tap China IT service market

Mar 27, 10:49

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on March 26 announced cooperation with SK C&C, a South Korea-based IT service provider, to establish a joint venture for tapping...

Commercial TV market in China expected to reach 3.35 million in 2015, says firm

Mar 26, 22:31

The commercial TV market in China is expected to reach 3.35 million units in 2015, up 3.4% on year, according to statistics from AVC.

Tablet vendors looking to tackle niche markets in 2015

Mar 26, 22:29

Tablet vendors are looking to tackle niche markets in 2015 including the industrial, commercial and education segments as the global tablet market is expected to take further hits...

Digitimes Research: Holitech to become 2nd-largest touch panel maker in China after acquisitions

Mar 26, 14:56

China-based touch panel maker Holitech Technology reportedly will raise funds to acquire Each Opto Electronics Industrial, BYD's electronics component department, and Pingbo Electronics,...

China market: Asustek launches new ZenFone smartphone

Newswatch - Mar 25, 15:50

Asustek Computer has launched its second-generation ZenFone smartphone in China with pricing starting at CNY1,299 (US$209) and the device is expected to pose a strong threat to China-based...

China PV module makers cut OEM prices for Japan vendors

Mar 25, 14:54

Some China-based PV module makers have lowered OEM quotes for PV modules with power-generating output of 250-255W to US$0.50-0.52/W to maintain orders from Japan-based vendors, according...

China market buoying iPhone shipments

Mar 24, 20:58

Sales of Apple's iPhone 6 have been strong particularly in China driving growth in the smartphone's shipments, according to sources at upstream suppliers.

China market driving iPhone shipment growth

Foxconn teams up with Tencent, China Harmony Auto to tap into smart electric vehicle market

Mar 24, 15:09

Foxconn Electronics has signed a strategic agreement with China-based Internet service provider Tencent Holdings and luxury auto dealer China Harmony Auto Holding for tapping the...

China market: Falling handset IC prices put supplier gross margins under pressure

Mar 23, 11:09

Handset IC suppliers including Qualcomm, MediaTek and Spreadtrum tend to lower prices to win orders from their major clients, which may negatively affect their gross margin performance...

China Mobile to cut 2015 capex

Mar 20, 15:33

China Mobile has set aside a capex budget of CNY199.7 billion (US$31.9 billion) for 2015, decreasing 6.46% from its actual expenditures in 2014, according to the company.

China handset solution market to become more volatile in 2015

Mar 19, 15:32

The competition in China's smartphone chipset solution market is likely to become a fierce race among three or four major players in 2015 as compared to a tug-of-war between Qualcomm...

China February mobile phone user base reaches 1.289 billion, says MIIT

Mar 19, 11:47

There were 1.289 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of February 2015, slipping by 0.08% on month but growing by 4.01% on year, and 485.51...

Digitimes Research: Dual-OS tablets becoming popular in white-box market, but Google GMS remains an obstacle

Mar 18, 15:04

China's second-tier and white-box players have recently turned their focuses to dual-OS (operating system) tablets and are aggressively preparing to ship these products to overseas...

Qualcomm more important than MediaTek for China smartphone production in 2015

Mar 17, 21:46

Qualcomm is expected to play a more important role than MediaTek for smartphone production in China in 2015 as China-based smartphone vendors are seeking to ramp up their share in...

EU plans to hike minimum import prices for China-made PV modules

Mar 17, 19:57

The European Union (EU) will review its Minimum Import Price (MIP) framework for China-made PV modules on April 1 and plans to hike minimum prices by 5.66% from EUR0.53/W (US$0.56)...

China vendors to ship over 50 million Android smartphones with fingerprint sensors in 2015

Mar 17, 15:27

Shipments of Android-based smartphones with fingerprint sensors by China-based handset makers are expected to reach over 50 million units in 2015, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

China sapphire makers Biel crystal, Lens Technology expand capacities

Mar 17, 10:50

China-based sapphire makers Biel Crystal Manufactory and Lens Technology, in view of growing adoption of sapphire optical applications in wearable devices and smartphones, have expanded...

China PV module makers may begin withdrawal from MIP

Mar 16, 22:13

With the European Union (EU) deciding to remove three China-based PV module makers from the Minimum Import Price (MIP) framework for suspected circumvention of minimum import pricing...

Solar cell pricing may drop if US finalizes reduced tariffs on China-made PV modules

Mar 12, 11:56

The US Department of Commerce earlier this year preliminarily lowered an average anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariff rate imposed on China-made PV modules in 2012 to 17.5%...

China-made PV modules seized at Europe ports in import violation probe, says report

Mar 12, 11:20

PV modules produced by 22 China-based makers have been seized by customs authorities at several seaports in Europe in investigations of alleged violation of floor import pricing and...

SerComm expects China market share of 20% for fiber-optic networking devices in 2015

Mar 12, 10:45

For networking/communication device maker SerComm, China was the major market for fiber-optic networking/communication devices in 2014 and the company expects to ship 8.0-10 million...

Commentary: Why smart thermostats have a limited market in China

Mar 11, 22:11

Smart home applications are one of the major focuses as part of the ever-growing IoT industry in 2015 and there is much discussion over how to control and connect appliances such...

Taiwan tablet supply chain facing increased competition from China

Mar 11, 15:04

China-based tablet component makers and ODMs, including Shenzhen Zowee Technology, Shenzhen DPT-Touch, 3Nod Electronics and Camerking, have offered lower quotes to compete with Taiwan-based...

MediaTek March sales to rebound

Mar 10, 20:28

MediaTek is expected to see its March sales rebound to previous high levels of around NT$20 billion (US$630 million), buoyed by a pick-up in demand from China's smartphone market,...

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    Asustek ZenFone series

    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

  • Xiaomi+3+smartphone

    Xiaomi 3 smartphone

    China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology on September 5 unveiled Xiaomi 3 (third-generation) smartphone in Beijing for launch in the China market in mid-October 2013. Xiaomi 3 has two...

    Photo: Company, Sep 9.

  • Huawei+Ascend+P6

    Huawei Ascend P6

    Huawei's Ascend P6 smartphone is 6.18mm thick, and powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor. It features a 4.7-inch HD in-cell display and a 5-megapixel front camera. The Huawei Ascend...

    Photo: Company, Jul 11.

  • Nokia+CDMA+Windows+Phone+in+China

    Nokia CDMA Windows Phone in China

    China Telecom and Nokia have announced the Nokia 800C, the first CDMA Windows Phone in China and Nokia's first Lumia phone for the world's largest smartphone market. The partnership...

    Photo: Company, Mar 29.

  • Memoright+GTR%2Dseries+SSD

    Memoright GTR-series SSD

    Memoright will present its military and industrial ruggedized SSDs at the 2011 CeBIT show from March 1-5, and Embedded World 2011 from March 1-3 (Hall 12, 479). The products include...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

How China is shaping the LTE/TD-LTE market in 2015
Trends and forecasts for the China FPD industry, 2014-2017

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Demand and supply trends in the global sapphire industry, 2014-2015
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.