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Foxconn to ramp up shipments of new iPads to 12-15 million units in 2Q12, say sources

Mar 29, 14:06

Shipments from the new iPad supply chain are expected to expand significantly in the second quarter of 2012, with iPad assembler Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to...

Digital MEMS microphone market expanding, says IHS

Mar 29, 14:01

Driven by their widespread use in top-selling mobile devices like Apple's iPads, market revenues for digital microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) microphones is set to overtake the...

Catcher to supply chassis for Amazon tablet PC

Mar 22, 01:15

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology has recently received orders from Amazon for a new Kindle Fire tablet PC, according to sources from the upstream supply chain; however,...

Kindle Fire

New iPad costs more to produce, IHS teardown reveals

Mar 20, 15:49

The new iPad, equipped with 32GB of NAND flash memory and 4G LTE wireless capability, carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$364.35, according to a teardown analysis by IHS iSuppli...

Pegatron achieves net profit in 2011

Mar 20, 01:30

The Board of Pegatron Technology has passed the company's financial report for 2011 with net profit reaching NT$110 million (US$3.72 million) and earning per share (EPS) of NT$0.05,...

Taiwan market: Prices for iPad 2 lowered

Mar 19, 12:13

In line with Apple's lowering prices for the iPad 2 due to the launch of the new iPad, retailers in Taiwan have decreased prices for each version of the iPad 2 by NT$3,000 (US$102),...

IHS reiterates view on status of display suppliers for new iPad

Mar 15, 16:33

On March 7, IHS iSuppli issued a statement indicating that Apple likely had qualified three sources for the display in the new iPad – Samsung, LG Display (LGD) and Sharp. The...

iPad to dominate sales of NAND flash in tablets through 2015, IHS says

Mar 14, 12:18

With its leading market share position and high memory usage, Apple's iPad is set to continue to dominate worldwide demand for NAND flash in media tablets at least through the year...

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New iPad may push up global sales of LTE smartphones to 45-50 million units in 2012, say Taiwan makers

Mar 12, 16:03

As the new iPad supports LTE and a new version of iPhone to be launched in the second half of 2012 is very likely to support LTE as well, other vendors are expected to equip their...

Apple likely to adopt slim bezel displays for 7.85-inch iPads, say sources

Mar 12, 14:33

Apple is expected to adopt slim bezel displays for the highly speculated 7.85-inch iPads to increase the viewing area of the small-size tablets, according to sources in the upstream...

TPK, Wintek to see gross margins improve in 2Q12

Mar 9, 01:05

Touch panel makers TPK Holding and Wintek are expected to see their gross margins improve starting the second quarter of 2012 along with rising shipments of the newly released iPad,...

Apple launches new iPad

Mar 8, 10:49

Apple has introduced its third generation iPad, which features a Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics and a 5-megapixel camera with advanced optics. The new...

Third-generation iPad features Retina display, A5X chip, 5-megapixel camera and 4G LTE connectivity

Vendors of 7-inch tablet PCs concerned if Apple launches 7.85-inch iPad

Mar 8, 01:10

As Apple will reportedly launch a 7.85-inch iPad in the third quarter of 2012, other vendors are concerned because it would bring large competitive pressure on them, according to...

Asustek rumored to have cooperated with Google for Google's new tablet PC

Non-Apple tablet PC vendors sandwiched by Apple and Google

Mar 5, 16:24

With Apple expected to release its new iPad soon, while Google reportedly may also launch its 7-inch tablet PC as soon as March or April, non-Apple-and-Google tablet PC brand vendors...

New iPad is creating strong pressure toward smaller tablet PC vendors

Samsung outperforms LG Display in January shipments of iPad panels, says sources

Mar 5, 13:56

Samsung Electronics outperformed LG Display to become the top supplier of 9.7-inch flat panels for Apple's iPads in January with shipments totaling 2.45 million units, up from 1.65...

Booming iPhone and iPad sales make gyros top consumer and mobile MEMS device in 2011, says IHS

Mar 2, 12:21

Gyroscopes were the top revenue generator in 2011 in the dominant consumer and mobile segment of the MEMS market, thanks to record sales of Apple's iPhone and iPad devices from during...

Apple lowers 16GB, 32GB iPad 2 prices prior to new product launch

Mar 1, 16:40

Apple has lowered the price of the 16GB and 32GB iPad 2 by US$50 to US$449 and US$549, respectively, paving the way for the launch of its next-generation iPad which is expected to...

Apple may be unable to ramp up supply of iPad 3 until 2Q12, say sources

Mar 1, 15:39

Apple may not unable to ramp up the supply of its next-generation iPads (iPad 3), which are expected to be launched at a company event on March 7, due to insufficient supply of high...

Apple likely to begin production of 7.85-inch iPads in 3Q12, say sources

Mar 1, 01:20

Makers in Apple's iPad supply chain have started delivering samples of 7.85-inch iPads for verification, with volume production likely to begin in the third quarter of 2012 at the...

Apple expected to unveil 16GB and 32GB iPad 3 as well as 8GB iPad 2 on March 7

Mar 1, 01:10

As Apple has scheduled an event on March 7, sources from its upstream supply chain pointed out that the company is expected to launch two iPad 3 models - a 16GB version and 32GB ve...

Pegatron lands notebook orders from HP

Feb 9, 01:10

Pegatron Technology has recently landed notebook orders from Hewlett-Packard (HP). With its existing orders from Toshiba and Acer for 2012, the company's shipments are expected to...

Taiwan market: Sony unveils dual-screen tablet PC

Feb 8, 01:20

Sony on February 7 unveiled Tablet P, a tablet PC featuring dual 5.5-inch touch screens, Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor, a 300,000-pixel front camera and a 5-megapixel rear camera,...

Sony Tablet P

Apple becomes largest consumer of MEMS microphones in 2011, says IHS

Jan 19, 16:47

Apple surpassed Samsung Electronics to become the world's largest purchaser of MEMS microphones in 2011, according to IHS iSuppli.

BLU maker Radiant expects strong revenue gains in 2012

Jan 19, 10:49

Taiwan-based backlight module (BLU) maker Radiant is expected to see its revenues increase substantially in 2012, buoyed by the launch of new iPads as well as ultrabooks by branded...

Panels used in new iPad to exceed iPad 2 panels in shipment volume in 2Q12, say Taiwan makers

Jan 17, 01:15

As Apple has selected Sharp, LG Display and Sharp as the suppliers of 9.7-inch QXGA (2,048 x 1,536) panels for use in a new version of the iPad, shipments of such high-resolution...

Shipments of 9.7-inch iPad panels to top over 65 million units in 2012, says DisplaySearch

Jan 13, 14:21

Shipments of 9.7-inch flat panels for iPads are expected to top over 65 million units in 2012 compared to 48 million units shipped in 2011, DisplaySearch has estimated.

CES 2012: Samsung, LG plan to introduce Google TV

Jan 11, 01:35

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics both indicated they plan to introduce Google TV products. However, LG noted that its own Netcast platform will account for 60% of all TV products...

LG TVs

Foxconn reports record high December revenues

Jan 11, 01:30

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reported unconsolidated December revenues of NT$316.944 billion (US$11 billion), a 3.17% increase on month and 29.53% increase on...

Pegatron reportedly lands new iPad orders; announces result for 2011

Jan 10, 01:00

Pegatron Technology has reportedly already landed a small volume of orders for the upcoming "iPad 3" (generally called by supply chain players), which is set to launch in...

Apple to ship 'iPad 3' in March, 'iPad 4' in October, say Taiwan component makers

Jan 6, 15:21

Apple will ship the so-called "iPad 3" with a full HD display in March and then "iPad 4" - named so by its component suppliers - with killer applications in October,...

Google tablet PC believed to be targeting Kindle Fire

Jan 5, 01:05

As Google reportedly may launch an own-brand tablet PC to compete against Apple's iPad, sources from Google's upstream supply chain believe that Google, instead of Apple, may actually...

Digitimes Research: iPad pricing to change tablet game

Jan 3, 10:22

Market watchers have mostly expected Apple to follow its traditional pricing strategy for its next-generation tablet device, which is likely to start from US$499 with the present...

Apple iPad

Apple to utilize IGZO panels for its new products

Dec 30, 01:20

Apple is expected to push forward the adoption of IGZO (indium gallium zinc oxide) flat panels, instead of IPS (in-plane switching) panels used currently, for its next-generation...

Supply chain players see dropping iPad 2 orders

Dec 29, 15:48

Although Apple is reportedly set to use its iPad 2 to compete in the entry-level tablet PC market against Amazon's Kindle Fire when its next-generation iPads hit the market in March...

Apple to increase battery capacity of upcoming high-end version of new iPad, say sources

Dec 29, 10:53

The battery capacity for the high-end version of Apple's new iPad - due to be unveiled in January 2012 - will be increased to 14,000mAH compared to 6,500mAH used currently, according...

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