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iPad mini may not be released till 2014, sources claim

Jul 15, 15:39

Apple's next generation iPad mini may not go into mass production until the fourth quarter of 2013, which will likely bring about a 2014 release date for the device, according to...

Pegatron sees on-year growth in June revenues

Jul 10, 21:55

Pegatron Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$66.54 billion (US$2.21 billion) for June, down 7.65% on month and 12.44% on year, NT$203.99 billion for the second quarter,...

Apple new iPad set for September; still adjusting new iPad mini

Jul 8, 15:06

Apple is expected to announce its fifth-generation 9.7-inch iPad in September as scheduled, while its next-generation iPad mini reportedly may receive further upgrades in specifications,...

Wistron qualified for iPad mini OEM production

Jun 25, 20:47

Apple has visited factories of Taiwan-based ODM Wistron and has qualified Wistron for OEM production of iPad mini, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers. However, Wistron...

TSMC reaches deal with Apple to supply 20nm, 16nm and 10nm chips, sources claim

Jun 24, 13:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and its IC design service partner Global UniChip have secured a three-year agreement with Apple to supply foundry services for the...

Pegatron to start shipments of inexpensive iPhone, next-generation iPad mini in August, say Taiwan makers

Jun 14, 11:26

Pegatron has landed orders for an inexpensive iPhone with plastic chassis and next-generation iPad mini from Apple and will begin shipments in August, according to Taiwan-based supply...

New-generation iPad to enter volume production in July-August

Jun 3, 19:20

Volume production of a new-generation 9.7-inch iPad will begin in July-August with shipments in the third quarter estimated at five million units. Meanwhile, a second-generation iPad...

Trial production of 5th-generation iPad to begin soon, say Taiwan makers

May 20, 10:58

Trial production of Apple's 5th-generation 9.7-inch iPad will begin soon and volume production will begin in July, with monthly shipments ramping up to 2-3 million units in September,...

AUO supply of iPad mini panels in 2Q13 expected to slip sequentially

May 17, 11:36

AU Optronics' (AUO) shipments of panels for the iPad mini are expected to decrease from four million units in the first quarter of 2013 to 2.5-2.8 million units in the second, according...

Commentary: Price competition over 7-inch tablets erodes profits

Apr 29, 14:29

Tier-one tablet makers have been engaging in price competition in the 7-inch tablet market which has eroded profits, according to sources from distribution channels.

iPad mini shipments expected to fall to 10-12 million units in 2Q13, say Taiwan makers

Apr 19, 11:28

Shipments of iPad mini, mainly due to competition from several 7- to 8-inch tablets, are expected to drop from 13-15 million units in the first quarter of 2013 to 10-12 million units...

iPad mini shipments expected to drop as high as 30% in 2Q13

Apr 17, 14:51

Upstream sources in the iPad mini supply chain expect a 20-30% decline in shipments for the device during the second quarter of 2013 due to lacking demand in the market.

Production of fifth-generation iPad to begin in July-August, say sources

Apr 9, 15:56

Volume production of the fifth-generation 9.7-inch iPad will kick off in July-August 2013, according to sources with Taiwan-based supply chain makers. Yield rates for key components,...

Acer said to be mulling 7.9-inch tablet at US$149

Apr 8, 22:49

Acer is reportedly considering lowering the price of its Iconia A1-810 tablet, using 7.9-inch 1024-by-768 IPS panels, from US$250 to US$149 to compete against the iPad mini, according...

AUO unable to land orders for new iPad mini, say sources

Mar 29, 12:18

AU Optronics (AUO), a supplier of panels used in the 7.9-inch iPad mini, is unlikely to land orders for the next-generation iPad mini because Apple will demand Retina-class panels...

Apple cuts iPad mini shipments for 2Q13

Mar 27, 20:10

Apple has reportedly cut its shipments of the iPad mini to between 10-12 million units for the second quarter of 2013, according to industry sources. The figure is based on shipment...

Silicon Works expands presence in global LCD driver IC market

Mar 19, 13:53

South Korea-based Silicon Works saw revenues from the LCD driver IC segment jump by over 100% in 2012, according to Digitimes Research in a recent report, which found that its fellow...

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Commentary: Foxconn relies heavily on Apple

Mar 13, 14:41

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reported February consolidated revenues of NT$235.06 billion, showing an on-month decrease close to 25% and an on-year decrease of...

Apple iPad and iPad mini shipments may be affected by lack of touch screen sensors

Mar 7, 14:20

Japan-based Nissha Printing, Apple's main supplier of thin-film touch sensors for the iPad mini, may not be able to supply enough of the sensors for Apple's next-generation iPad and...

Apple adjusts iPad and iPad mini shipments, supplpy chains expected to be affected

Mar 7, 13:44

Apple is currently adjusting shipment estimates for its iPad and iPad mini products in 2013 to 33 million and 55 million, respectively, according to industry sources.

Quantum aims to solve most common iPad complaints with new all-in-one accessory

Mar 5, 16:11

Quantum is currently working on a new all-in-one iPad accessory designed to address complaints consumers have about their Apple tablets, including the devices' lack of additional...

LG Display sees 90% drop in iPad panel shipments in January 2013

Feb 26, 14:50

LG Display's panel shipments for the 9.7-inch iPad dropped to 600,000 units in January 2012, down from six million units in the previous month, according to industry sources.

GIS expected to bump up touch panel lamination shipments for iPad mini

Feb 22, 11:27

Touch screen maker GIS, a subsidiary of the Foxconn Group, is expected to bump up its monthly shipments of touch panel lamination products for use in the iPad mini to two million...

AUO increases yields for iPad mini panel production; begins developing panel technology for next-generation iPad mini

Feb 19, 20:15

AU Optronics (AUO) has reportedly reached one million in panel shipments for the iPad mini after months of efforts to increase yields, according to industry sources.

Pegatron January revenues hit NT$88 billion

Feb 19, 15:12

Pegatron Technology has announced revenues of NT$88.07 billion (US$2.97 billion) for January 2013, up 60.61% on year. Market watchers believe the strong growth was mainly contributed...

Commentary: Retina display for next iPad mini?

Feb 18, 14:54

Apple may introduce the new iPad mini with resolution of 2,048 by 1536, and that would increase the device's production cost by more than US$12/unit. If the prices and specifications...

One in 6 PCs shipped in 4Q12 was an iPad, says Canalys

Feb 7, 13:54

Worldwide PC shipments increased 12% on year in the fourth quarter of 2012 to reach 134 million units, with pads accounting for over a third. Apple continued to lead the PC market,...

Digitimes Research: Branded tablet shipments hit 109 million in 2012

Feb 1, 15:30

Global branded tablet shipments enjoyed better than forecast growth, rising 63% sequentially and 100.3% on year, to 43.22 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to...

Next-generation 9.7-inch iPad to use G/F2 touch screen structure

Jan 31, 15:04

Apple's next generation 9.7-inch iPad will reportedly use the same G/F2 (DITO) thin-film type touch screen structure as the company's iPad mini in order to make the device thinner...

Apple increases iPad with Retina Display to 128GB

Jan 31, 12:17

Apple has announced a 128GB version of the fourth-generation iPad with Retina display. The 128GB iPad with Wi-Fi and iPad with Wi-Fi plus cellular models provide twice the storage...

Taiwan market: Apple iPad mini far outsells iPad 4

Jan 29, 11:57

In the Taiwan market, the sales volume of the iPad mini and the fourth-generation iPad (iPad 4) are at a ratio of 3:1 for mobile telecom carriers' contract-bundled sale and 4:1 for...

iPad mini enjoys a better sales than iPad 4 in Taiwan

iMac shipments fall over 40% in 4Q12, say Taiwan makers

Jan 25, 16:10

There were an estimated 578,000 new iMacs shipped in the fourth quarter of 2012, dropping 42.8% on quarter and 54.8% on year mainly due to delayed supplies of key components, especially...

Production for 9.7-inch iPad products to decrease in 1Q13; Sharp working on next-generation iPad panel products

Jan 23, 19:53

Production for 9.7-inch iPad products is expected to decrease by 40% in the first quarter, according to industry sources.

Casetek sees monthly shipments of 1 million iPad mini chassis at the end of 2012

Jan 9, 21:55

Taiwan-based chassis maker Casetek Holdings, a subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, is expected to have shipped one million and 1.5 million iPad mini chassis in November and December...

Taiwan market: CHT, TWM, FET set contract-bundled prices for 3G iPad mini, iPad 4

Jan 7, 10:27

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, have announced their respective prices for...

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