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Digitimes Research: China makers gear up for high-resolution small- to medium-size panel production

Apr 8, 15:23

With most of the China-based panel makers aggressively eyeing the high-resolution small- to medium-size panel market but lacking experience, Digitimes Research believes that in 2014,...

Digitimes Research: DSC ASP rises 9.6% in March

Mar 27, 15:31

According to Digitimes Research's latest digital still camera (DSC) pricing tracker, global DSCs' average selling price (ASP) was up 9.6% on month and reached US$309 in March, matching...

Digitimes Research: MWC 2014 shows new tablet trends

Mar 6, 15:22

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014 demonstrated some new trends of the tablet industry: tablets with phone functions are starting to catch attention from brand vendors; some major...

Digitimes Research: Non-Apple brand vendors to ship 105 million tablets in 2014

Nov 19, 15:11

Global tablet shipments are expected to reach 289 million units in 2014, up 23.6% on year. The growth, however, will be weaker than that for smartphones due to the fact that the tablet...

Digitimes Research: Tablet shipments from first-tier vendors to drop 2.5% on year in 4Q13

Nov 5, 15:58

Tablet shipments from major brand vendors worldwide are expected to reach 42.15 million units in the fourth quarter, up 18.1% sequentially, but down 2.5% on year, as the market has...

Digitimes Research: Non-iPad tablets account for over 50% of global shipments in 3Q13

Oct 29, 15:14

In the third quarter of 2013, global tablet shipments reached 35.68 million units, up 15.3% sequentially and 34.6% on year, driven mainly by non-iPad tablet shipments, which reached...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments expected to drop almost 7% in 2014

Oct 29, 12:01

Global notebook shipments are expected to drop 13% on year in 2013 and decline further by 6.6% in 2014 to reach only 159 million units, as tablets continue to outshine notebooks.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan notebook shipments to drop to only 35 million units in 4Q13

Oct 15, 15:38

Global notebook shipments are expected to drop 3.2% sequentially and 13.4% on year in the fourth quarter as brand vendors' new notebook models featuring entry-level/mid-range Haswell...

Digitimes Research: Apple iWatch to play key role in boosting smartwatch sales

Oct 14, 15:45

After researching existing smartwatch players' product strategies and technology maturity, Digitimes Research believes that the competition in the smartwatch industry in the next...

Sony smart watch

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to grow less than 3% in 3Q13

Oct 14, 15:35

Taiwan's notebook shipments grew only 2.5% sequentially, and dropped 8.6% on year in the third quarter despite the fact that notebook ODMs have seen better-than-expected orders in...

Digitimes Research: Toshiba reorganization to increase TV orders to Taiwan

Oct 11, 16:06

The digital home industry saw three major events in September 2013: Toshiba unveiled plans to reorganize its LCD TV business, Netflix entered the pay-TV service sector and the HDMI...

Digitimes Research: Amazon changes strategy for 3rd-generation Kindle Fire

Oct 8, 15:33

Amazon recently announced three third-generation Kindle Fire tablets, one 8.9-inch and two 7-inch models. In addition to new hardware, Amazon also updated many of its apps and services,...

Digitimes Research: Surface 2 series tablets unlikely to help Microsoft in mobile market

Sep 30, 14:52

Microsoft announced its second-generation tablets, the Surface 2 series on September 23 in New York. Their specifications are similar to those of previous market rumors, while the...

Digitimes Research: Tablet trends at IFA 2013

Sep 24, 15:08

Tablets were one of the major spotlights at IFA 2013 with PC and smartphone brand vendors all showcasing their latest tablet innovations at the show. Digitimes Research has taken...

Digitimes Research: Vendors to turn to 8-inch tablets to avoid competition in 7-inch segment

Sep 18, 15:28

Digitimes Research has found that the US tablet market is seeing more launches of low-price 7-inch models. Since more 7-inch devices are expected to come out before the end of 2013,...

Digitimes Research: Sony/Google relationship to affect SmartWatch 2 sales

Sep 17, 15:36

Sony Mobile Communications launched the successor of its LiveView watch, the SmartWatch 2 in June 2013 featuring a larger display, higher resolution, NFC support and water- and dust-proof...

Digitimes Research: Release of MHL 3.0 puts pressure back on MyDP

Sep 13, 14:32

The MHL Consortium on August 20, 2013 unveiled the new MHL 3.0 standard, pushing nine new features. Among the nine features, only seven are real enhancements, while the remaining...

Digitimes Research: White-box tablet shipments suffer over 25% drop in 2Q13

Sep 2, 13:25

White-box tablet shipments reached only 15.9 million units in the second quarter of 2013, down 26.3% sequentially due to weakening tablet demand in May and June. Many smaller white-box...

Digitimes Research: Japan notebook vendors shift focus back to domestic market

Aug 27, 14:13

After Lenovo bought NEC's PC business and renamed it as NEC Lenovo, there are only four major Japan-based vendors that are still active in the PC industry: Fujitsu, Toshiba, Sony...

Japan vendors turn to focus on the local notebook market

Digitimes Research: Android may lose its competitiveness in the entry-level segment

Aug 26, 13:49

The Android platform's gradually increasing demand over hardware specifications is expected to endanger the platform's share in the entry-level segment as hardware prices are gradually...

Android

Digitimes Research: Taiwan server sales to top NT$300 billion in 2013

Aug 23, 12:29

Revenues generated through the sale of servers and related products by Taiwan-based makers are expected to top NT$300 billion (US$10.02 billion) in 2013, according to Digitimes Research's...

Taiwan server revenues and growth

Digitimes Research: Notebook vendors suffer over 20% on-month shipment drops in July

Aug 14, 13:54

The disappearance of the back-to-school demand in 2012 has extended into 2013 as first-tier notebook brand vendors and ODMs suffered on-month drops of 23% and 17%, respectively, in...

Digitimes Research: Tablet shipments to grow 17.7% on year in 2H13

Aug 6, 11:45

Tablet shipments in the second half are expected to reach 82.07 million units, up 17.7% on year; however, several changes will also occur during the period: hardware brand vendors...

Digitimes Research: iPad sees its first on-year shipment drop in 2Q13

Jul 29, 15:45

Global tablet shipments reached 29.32 million units in the second quarter of 2013, down 8.2% sequentially, but still up 46.6% compared to the same period a year ago. As overall market...

Digitimes Research: Global all-in-one PC shipments to grow 17.3% on year in 2013

Jul 24, 15:18

Although Apple's weak iMac shipments caused global all-in-one PC shipments in 2012 to see the lowest on-year growth in the industry's history at 2.3%, iMac shipments in 2013 are expected...

Global all-in-one PC shipments

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipment decline to ease in 2H13

Jul 18, 14:15

Although global notebook shipments in the second half of 2013 will not see a double-digit percentage on-year drop like in the first, they will still suffer a 6-7% decrease during...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments drop over 15% on year in 2Q13

Jul 15, 16:14

Global notebook shipments saw their on-year drop expand from 13.7% in the first quarter to 15.4% in the second, rewriting the record of the worst shipment drop in the notebook industry's...

Global notebook shipments

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2013 LED chip output value to reach over US$1.8 billion

Jul 10, 11:58

Taiwan-based LED chip makers will generate total production value of US$1.82 billion in 2013, growing 19.2% from 2012, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Notebook players enjoy on-month growth in June

Jul 2, 15:30

Major notebook brand vendors and ODMs enjoyed on-month shipment growths in June with brand vendors together seeing a growth of 19% and ODMs 16%. Among the brand vendors, Hewlett-Packard...

Digitimes Research: Grid capacity problem arise in Japan solar market

Jun 27, 12:00

The Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA) announced in June 2013 that solar cell shipments of first-quarter 2013 in Japan reached 173.4MW, an on-year growth of 342.8%. This...

Digitimes Research: China touch panel makers expand their influence in the market

Jun 18, 14:40

As China-based touch panel makers are continuing to improve and expand their product portfolios, international-based handset and tablet vendors are increasing their orders to the...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan notebook shipments enjoy growth in May

Jun 5, 11:26

First-tier notebook vendors and ODMs enjoyed on-month shipment growth in May with brand vendors together having an increase of over 10% and ODMs around 5%, according to Digitimes...

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Digitimes Research: Samsung logic IC capex stays high in 2013

Jun 3, 12:49

Samsung Electronics is expected to spend US$6 billion on its logic IC business in 2013, down from a record US$7 billion in 2012, according to Digitimes Research.

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Digitimes Research: 2Q13 brand tablet shipments to reach 34 million units

Jun 3, 12:02

Following the low season in the first quarter of 2013, many vendors from the non-iPad tablet camp will introduce new affordable models running on the Google Android platform in the...

Digitimes Research: Global 2Q13 handset touch panel shipments to show 5% sequential growth

May 31, 10:55

The second quarter is the beginning of the traditional boom season for the touch panel market and demand from handset makers has been reviving. Digitimes Research predicts that global...

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