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UMC Xiamen fab gearing up for 28nm chip production

Stockwatch - Mar 22, 11:13

United Microelectronics' 12-inch foundry subsidiary in Xiamen, China will be ready for 28nm chip production in the second quarter of 2017 vying for orders from China's local handset...

China semi equipment industry working hard to play catch-up

Mar 21, 14:09

It is hard for China-based semiconductor equipment suppliers to catch up with their bigger international peers in terms of technology, according to Zhao Jinrong, CEO for Naura Technology...

Gudeng seeing robust 12-inch fab equipment orders from China

Mar 20, 21:44

Taiwan-based Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer specializing in mask solution products and wafer handling equipment, has enjoyed a pull-in...

China market: ZTE names new chairman

Mar 17, 10:38

China-based telecom equipment maker ZTE has named Yin Yimin as its new chairman with immediate effect. ZTE said outgoing chairman Zhao Xianming has resigned from the chairmanship...

ASML strikes deal with China equipment maker

Mar 16, 14:25

ASML has signed an MoU with Shanghai Micro Electronics Equipment (SMEE), under which ASML and SME will initially explore the potential sourcing of certain modules for ASML lithography...

GigaDevice aims to take up 50% of memory products for feature phones

Mar 16, 12:18

GigaDevice Semiconductor, a China-based NOR flash specialist, aims to take up a 50% share of memory products used by feature phones globally, according to company vice president of...

Mark Cao, strategic marketing VP, GigaDevice

China market: Oppo to build new R&D center, says report

Mar 16, 11:41

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo is expected to begin construction of a new R&D center in Dongguan, China at the end of 2017 with a capital input of CNY2 billion (US$289.29...

Oppo smartphone production lines in Dongguan

China IC design industry growing

Mar 16, 10:20

The "Made in China 2025" (MIC 2025) plan, published by the China State Council in May of 2015, has demonstrated the country's ambition to enhance its fabless IC design industry...

Huawei to face AMOLED panel shortage for smartphones in 2017

Mar 16, 00:21

China-based vendor Huawei reportedly will have only 8% of its total production of smartphones featuring AMOLED panels in 2017 due to an insufficient supply of the panels.

China market: Xiaomi invests in 77 firms to form smart hardware ecosystem

Mar 15, 14:12

Xiaomi Technology has committed equity investments in a total of 77 hardware companies to form an ecosystem for the production of smart household devices, according a China-based...

Yangtze River Storage 3D NAND flash development on track

Mar 15, 09:54

Yangtze River Storage Technology's (YMTC) development of 3D NAND flash technology is well on track, and equipment for the production of 3D NAND chips will be installed at its fab...

YMTC CEO

LG will not launch G6 in China, says report

Mar 14, 15:34

LG Electronics may not launch its latest flagship smartphone, the LG G6, in the China market, and eventually is likely to withdraw from the market due to heavy losses from its handset...

Certification service firms IST, MA-tek post revenue growth in February

Mar 14, 15:32

Integrated Service Technology (IST) and Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek), two Taiwan-based certification service providers, have both reported on-year revenue growth for February...

China 12-inch fab capacity set to boom

Mar 14, 12:20

With major China-based chipmakers set to build new 12-inch fabs, the overall 12-inch fab capacity in China is expected to peak over the next two to three years.

SMIC to enter 7nm R&D, says CEO

Mar 14, 12:14

China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is looking to start R&D for 7nm process technology later in 2017, according to company CEO and executive...

Semicon China 2017 kicks off with nearly 900 exhibitors

Mar 14, 12:10

SEMICON China 2017 is taking place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from March 14-16. SEMI expects over 60,000 attendees at the annual trade show that will feature...

Meizu to switch part of smartphone AP orders from MediaTek to Qualcomm in 3Q17, say sources

Mar 14, 11:48

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu, which currently supplies over 90% of its smartphones with MediaTek application processor (AP) solutions, is expected to begin largely adopting...

China smartphone vendors conservative about placing component orders

Mar 10, 15:58

Competition in China's smartphone market is getting keener, forcing some players including Huawei, Xiaomi, Vivo and LeEco to turn more conservative about placing orders with upstream...

Digitimes Research: February 7W LED light bulb prices up, 9W down

Mar 10, 11:20

February 2017 average retail prices for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescents) in the China market increased 0.8% from December 2016 to CNY26.5 (US$3.9), while 9W models...

China makers ship 46.86 million handsets in January

Mar 9, 14:09

Handset shipments, including exports, by China-based makers totaled 46.86 million units in January, of which 45.03 million units were smartphones, according to a ChinaTechNews.com...

Taiwan IC design service and IP providers seeing robust 10nm, 16nm chip demand in China

Mar 7, 20:52

Taiwan-based IC design service companies and silicon IP providers have recently enjoyed a ramp-up of demand for 10nm and 16nm products from their China-based customers, according...

Commentary: The rise of 10.5/11G lines and new forces in global flat panel industry

Mar 7, 15:51

The groundbreaking ceremony held for a 10.5G IGZO TFT-LCD panel plant to be built by Japan-based Sakai Display Products (SDP) in Guangzhou, China heralds a drastic change of the landscape...

China market: Xiaomi, LeEco smartphone sales declining after price hikes

Mar 6, 12:17

China-based smartphone vendors Xiaomi Technology and LeEco reportedly have reduced their orders for parts and components recently as their smartphone sales have been affected by recent...

China market: Xiaomi mobile SoC to heat up competition in AP market

Mar 3, 13:50

While the performance and market acceptance of Xiaomi's recently released Surge S1 application processor still remains to be seen, the roll-out of the Surge S1 will certainly heat...

China-based Meizu may switch mobile AP orders to MediaTek from Samsung, says report

Mar 2, 15:42

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu reportedly plans to purchase mobile application processors from MediaTek for its upcoming high-end M Pro 7 smartphone instead of buying Exynos...

China market: Xiaomi unveils Surge S1 mobile chip

Newswatch - Mar 1, 12:25

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled its first in-house developed smartphone solution, dubbed Surge S1, making it the second smartphone vendor to roll out its own mobile chips after Huaw...

Samsung steps up cooperation with China-based handset suppliers

Feb 24, 11:41

Samsung Electronics has stepped up its contact with handset supply chain makers in China, aiming to strengthen its cooperation ties with ODMs and component suppliers to enable access...

China market: White-box smartphone supply chain faces increasing pressure from brand vendors

Feb 21, 14:17

As first-tier China-based smartphone vendors including Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Gionee are gearing up efforts to expand sales overseas, their white-box handset competitors are...

China market: Xiaomi to enhance its product portfolio to ramp up sales in 2017

Feb 20, 14:32

Xiaomi Technology reportedly will enhance its competitiveness by adding more mid-tier and high-end models to its portfolio in 2017 as it faces increasing pressure from domestic rivals...

China market: Smartphone shipments hit record 131.6 units in 4Q16, says Canalys

Feb 18, 14:24

Smartphone shipments in China reached 131.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, accounting for nearly a third of worldwide shipments, according to Canalys.

China market: PV demand expected to be hot in 1H17, turn cold in 2H17

Feb 16, 16:08

As the China government will lower PV feed-in tariffs for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems to be established after June 2017, there is expected to be a rush...

UTAC to close Shanghai operations

Feb 15, 16:00

United Test and Assembly Center (UTAC), a Singapore-based provider of test and assembly services for ICs, has announced plans to discontinue its operations in Waigaoqiao, Shanghai.

China market: Combined smartphone shipments of 5 major vendors to surpass 500 million units

Feb 15, 15:05

China-based vendors Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Gionee together are expected to ship a total of 500 million smartphones in 2017, accounting for nearly 90% of China's total smartphone...

Commentary: Xiaomi in-house developed smartphone CPUs face uncertainty

Feb 15, 12:29

It is highly risky for Xiaomi Technology to launch smartphones featuring in-house developed CPUs as the vendor's shipment volumes are not large enough.

Andes growing customer base in China

Feb 14, 16:07

Andes Technology, one of the very few Taiwan-based CPU IP providers, has been expanding its customer portfolio in China at a gradual pace.

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    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.

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    CES 2010: Lenovo LePhone

    Lenovo is showcasing its next-generation smartphone LePhone for the China WCDMA market at CES 2010. This ultra-slim mobile device is designed for enhancing Web-on-the-go convenience...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    PV park in Hangzhou, China

    China-based Astronergy has wons a 2MW rooftop PV project located at the in Hangzhou Energy and Environment Industrial Park through a competitive and selective bidding process. The...

    Photo: Company, Dec 15.

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    Nokia entry-level CDMA device 1506

    The Nokia 1506 stands out from other entry-level mobiles with a slender monoblock design with high-gloss colors, a Navi key in metallic finish, a voice recorder, an integrated hands-free...

    Photo: Company, Dec 4.

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    Nokia 3G handset 6316s

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