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Samsung Galaxy and Apple iPhone driving 55% increase in handset display revenues in 2013, says DisplaySearch

Aug 27, 11:33

Increased demand for higher resolution, larger touch-enabled smartphones is leading to strong revenue growth in the mobile phone display market in 2013. According to DisplaySearch,...

Pegatron expects sequential drops in 3Q13 notebook, desktop, motherboard shipments

Aug 22, 10:52

Taiwan-based ODM Pegatron expects a 5-10% sequential decrease in its third-quarter 2013 notebook shipments and a 10-15% decline for desktops and motherboards, according to the comp...

Synnex lands iPhone sales right for China market, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 19, 14:08

Synnex Technology International, a Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronic products distributor, has obtained an iPhone sales agent right for the China market, according to the Chinese-language...

China market: iPhone loses ground as local brands poised for growth, says TrendForce

Aug 19, 10:32

The iPhone now leads Samsung Electronics in the "brand recognition" category by only 1% in China's smartphone market, according to the most recent survey conducted by Avanti,...

Delayed fingerprint sensor production to limit initial shipments of iPhone 5S to 3-4 million units in 3Q13, say sources

Aug 12, 15:51

Production of Apple's next iPhone, commonly referred to be the iPhone 5S and is scheduled to be unveiled on September 10, could reach only 3-4 million units in the third quarter of...

Catcher expects rising 3Q13 performance due to new smartphone orders

Aug 5, 21:43

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology expects its revenue performance to start picking up in the third quarter due to new smartphone orders from an old client, according to...

Foxconn refutes reports of lost orders

Stockwatch - Aug 1, 21:37

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) recent announcements about the sale of two batches of equipment from its China-based subsidiaries to Apple have drawn the attention...

BlackBerry, Nokia to not launch 5-inch or above smartphones until end of 2013, say sources

Jul 29, 10:35

While vendors of Android smartphones have been competing each other fiercely in the 5-inch segment, vendors of other platforms, including BlackBerry, Nokia and Apple are unlikely...

Top-3 mobile telecom carriers in Russia to give up iPhone, say Taiwan makers

Jul 18, 19:46

Russia-based Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) and MegaFon as well as Netherlands-based VimpelCom, the three largest mobile communications operators in the Russia market, have decided to stop...

Apple reportedly having some IC yield problems with new iPhone manufacturing

Jul 16, 12:17

Poor yields of fingerprint-recognition chips and LCD driver ICs will likely force Apple to reduce first-quarter shipments of the rumored iPhone 5S, which is slated for launch in September...

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,...

Digitimes Research: China 3G service subscribers to top 300 million in 1H13

Jun 26, 21:49

The number of 3G service subscribers in China is expected to top 322 million by the end of the first half of 2013, representing a penetration rate of 27.1%. Meanwhile, sales of smartphones...

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...

Apple reportedly to release 2 new iPhones in 3Q13

May 28, 22:14

Apple reportedly plans to launch two models of its iPhone family in the third quarter of 2013 and has asked makers in the supply chain to prepare production capacity for 20 million...

New generation iPhone may adopt sapphire crystal glass for home button

May 15, 21:46

Market rumors that the new generation of Apple's iPhone may adopt sapphire crystal glass for the home button have been circulating and Taiwan-based sapphire substrate maker Tera Xtal...

Pegatron to expand workforce by 40% in 2H12

May 10, 12:19

Pegatron Technology CEO Jason Cheng, at the company's recent investors meeting, said that the company will start expanding its production workforce in mid-June with the worker number...

Foxconn to shift iPhone orders to FIH, say sources

May 7, 11:57

Foxconn Electronics plans to switch the iPhone orders it received from Apple to its handset subsidiary Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), according to industry sources.

Apple likely to launch low-cost iPhone in small volumes, say Taiwan makers

May 3, 12:14

Rumors have continued to abound about Apple's forthcoming low-cost iPhone as the US-based smartphone vendor is scheduled to host its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2013 in...

TSMC reportedly to grab 100% of AP orders for 2014 model iPhone

May 2, 21:43

Apple is expected to contract TSMC to manufacture all the application processors (APs) used in the 2014 model of its iPhone slated to launch in the second half of the year, industry...

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eMemory NVM IP adopted by smartphone vendors

Apr 30, 11:33

Taiwan-based IP provider eMemory Technology has entered the supply chains for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S4 and the next-generation iPhone series with its OTP (one time programmable)...

Metal chassis suppliers remain confident about future performance

Apr 25, 13:59

As Apple is reportedly planning to adopt plastic chassis for its next-generation iPhone to save costs, market watchers are concerned that the strategy may lead to a trend which would...

Simplo, Dynapack to supply battery packs for iPhone, say sources

Mar 27, 11:41

Apple, in a bid to hike yield rates and production efficiency through competition, has selected Taiwan-based Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology to join the iPhone...

Simplo and Dynapack to join iPhone supply chain

Supply chain to deliver next-generation iPhone components in May

Mar 20, 22:24

Components for the next-generation iPhone will start shipping at the end of May with the new smartphone to have a chance of showing up in the third quarter, according to sources from...

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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...

Apple iPhone 4S continues to enjoy strong consumer demand

Feb 6, 12:41

Apple announced iPhone shipments of 47.8 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012 but only half of that volume was the latest iPhone 5; the iPhone 4S still contributed about 20...

Entry-level iPhone reportedly may adopt plastic chassis

Jan 14, 20:26

Apple's rumored entry-level iPhone reportedly may adopt plastic for its chassis instead of reinforced glass or unibody metal as in the company's standard iPhone models, to save cost,...

Apple reportedly to roll out low-cost iPhone for emerging markets in 2H13

Jan 8, 12:01

Apple will roll out a low-cost version of the iPhone for China and other emerging markets in the second half of 2013, according to supply-chain sources.

Pegatron to see strong 1Q13 due to iPad mini orders

Dec 17, 21:50

Pegatron Technology is expected to see a strong sales performance in the first quarter of 2013 due to estimated strong orders for the iPad mini and iPad mini orders also benefited...

Taiwan market: Telecom carriers offer contract iPhone 5 deals

Dec 12, 16:05

Taiwan's mobile telecom carriers Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) have announced the pricing for their respective contract iPhone...

Apple will most likely continue using in-cell touch panels in its next generation iPhone

Dec 6, 16:03

Apple will most likely continue using in-cell touch panels in its next-generation iPhone due to increased yields for the technology, according to industry sources.

iPhone 5 yield rates improving, say sources

Dec 5, 14:44

Yield rates for the production of iPhone 5 in the supply chain appear to have improved recently, as Apple has shortened the standby period for pre-sale orders in the US and Europe...

Upstream supply chain to push iMac shipments in December

Nov 28, 20:58

As Apple's iMac shipments were reportedly being delayed due to weak yield rates, sources from the upstream supply chain have said that yield issues have improved and related component...

FIH reportedly lands handset orders from Microsoft and Amazon

Nov 26, 22:04

Foxconn International Holding (FIH) has reportedly landed handset orders from Microsoft and Amazon and is set to launch the devices in mid-2013, according to sources from the upstream...

Apple to trial production of iPhone 5S soon, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 12, 16:17

Apple is expected to begin trial production of a new version of its iPhone 5, or iPhone 5S, in December with initial production volumes likely to top 50,000-100,000 units, according...

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