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Foxconn Group to ship over 30 million Luna phones in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 21, 15:03

The Foxconn Group is expected to ship over 30 million Luna-branded smartphones in Korea and Indonesia in 2016, targeting the medium- to high-end segments, according to a Chinese-language...

Tai-Saw to ramp up SAW filter production in Taiwan, Korea, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 5, 12:36

Quartz component and SAW (surface-acoustic-wave) filter maker Tai-Saw Technology is ramping up its production of SAW filters at its plants in Taiwan and Korea to cope with rising...

Korea DRAM firm rumored to scrap 30,000-50,000 wafers produced at 21nm

Aug 19, 11:41

A DRAM production slip-up has forced a Korea-based vendor to scrap 30,000-50,000 wafers from its 21nm node, according to industry sources.

Iljin Materials joins Tesla EV battery supply chain, says report

Aug 18, 12:40

Korea-based Iljin Materials' ectrodeposited (ED) copper foil technology reportedly has been validated by Tesla and Panasonic recently and the company will be able to join Tesla's...

Korea market: Pantech reenters smartphone market, says report

Jul 4, 15:04

Korea-based handset vendor Pantech has made a reentry into Korea's smartphone market launching a new model, the SKY IM-100, according to a Korea-based ET News report.

Hoya to shift LCD photomask production to Taiwan, Korea

Jun 21, 17:43

Japan-based Hoya, which has halted production of photomasks and other products at its Kumamoto plant since April 15 due to damage by earthquakes and an earthquake-induced fire in...

Digitimes Research: South Korea digital signage production value to grow to KRW3.97 trillion in 2020

Jun 3, 14:33

The South Korea government-sponsored Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute estimates the production value for digital signage in South Korea in 2016 at KRW2.55 trillion...

Digitimes Research: Korea memory-IC industry output value to increase 5% in 2Q16

May 31, 11:19

The production value of South Korea's memory chip industry is expected to increase about 5% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, according Digitimes Research. Demand for smartphones...

Digitimes Research: Korea LCD driver IC vendor Silicon Works sees revenues hit record high in 2015

May 24, 14:15

Combined revenues of Korea's major LCD driver IC vendors reached a record high of KRW419.4 billion (US$353.97 million) in 2015, with Silicon Works, a subsidiary of LG Electronics,...

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers start shipments to China, Korea smartphone vendors

Apr 12, 14:32

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers have started shipping products to China- and Korea-based smartphone vendors, according to sources at Taiwan-based foundries.

Digitimes Research: Korea pushing development of sensors, IoT products

Mar 29, 14:19

The development of sensor products will play a key role in Korea's plans to ramp up the production value of related IoT (Internet of Things) products from KRW1.6 trillion (US$14.5...

Digitimes Research: US FCC to open up STB market; Korea vendors less interested in 3D TV

Mar 7, 16:08

Observing the OTT/TV market in February, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed to make the set-top box (STB) market more open, allowing consumer electronics...

Taiwan passes South Korea to become No.1 in total IC wafer fab capacity, says IC Insights

Mar 1, 15:10

As of December 2015, Taiwan led all regions/countries in wafer capacity with nearly 22% of worldwide IC capacity installed in the country, according to IC Insights. Taiwan surpassed...

Digitimes Research: Korea memory-IC industry output value to fall 10% in 1Q16

Feb 16, 14:39

The production value of South Korea's memory chip industry is expected to decline around 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2016, due mainly to falling chip prices, according...

ASE says planned buyout of SPIL gets anti-trust approval in Korea, Germany

Feb 2, 15:55

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has received clearance from anti-trust authorities in South Korea and Germany for its intended buyout of Siliconware Precision Industries...

Korea government invests in public displays, says report

Jan 25, 15:01

The Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technologies (KEIT) will invest as much as US$6.67 million in public information displays, according to Korea-based ET News.

Digitimes Research: Korea pushing new in-cell touch panel developments

Jan 4, 13:56

The Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials (KIMM) under the South Korea Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning has reached one micron level electronic linewidth used in...

Korea makers prepping US$12.8 billion in OLED equipment investments for Apple, says report

Dec 31, 12:32

Apple is about to finalize agreements with Samsung Display and LG Display regarding OLED panel supply. The two panel makers are estimated to invest a combined US$12.8 billion in production...

Digitimes Research: South Korea expected to develop large-size flexible displays based on AMOLED, PI substrates and roll-to-roll process in 2016

Dec 22, 12:03

South Korea is expected to adopt AMOLED display technology, PI (polyimide) plastic substrates, organic TFT driving technology and roll-to-roll process to develop large-size flexible...

Samsung to mass produce 18nm DRAM in 2Q16, says Korea media

Dec 22, 00:13

According to South Korea's Digital Times, Samsung Electronics will start mass production of DRAM chips built using 18nm (1x) process technology in the second quarter of 20...

Korea large area AMOLED manufacturing equipment market to record US$ 8.64 billion for next 5 years, says UBI Research

Dec 11, 11:16

The complementary investment market in Korea for OLED manufacturing equipment is expected to record US$8.64 billion between 2016-2020, according to UBI Research,

Digitimes Research: Korea makers to mass produce transparent OLED displays in 2016

Nov 27, 11:52

Korea panel makers have plans to mass produce 55-inch and above size transparent OLED displays from 2016 into 2017, according to Digitimes Research.

Korea government to invest US$110 million into wearables development, says report

Nov 26, 14:31

The Korea government has announced from 2016 it will invest US$110 million over a five-year period into developing materials and components for wearable products, according to Korea-based...

Korea panel makers anticipate steady 8K TV panel demand in 2018

Nov 20, 15:28

Korea-based panel makers will strengthen investments into 8K TV panel development in anticipation for demand in 2018.

Korea makers held over 60% share in 4K TV panel shipments during 3Q15

Nov 19, 15:38

Korea-based panel makers held an over 60% market share of Ultra HD (4K) TV panel shipments during the third quarter of 2015, according to new figures from Sigmaintell Consulting.

Digitimes Research: Korea panel makers expectd to unfold new 3D commercial displays in 2017

Nov 17, 15:28

Korea panel makers are increasing developments for glasses-free 3D displays primarily aimed at the commerical segment, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Korea memory chip production value hit record high in 3Q15

Nov 13, 15:21

The production value of memory chips, including DRAM and NAND flash devices, in Korea hit a new high of KRW13.92 trillion (US$11.8 billion) in the third quarter of 2015, compared...

ASE to grow revenues from Korea, says company COO

Nov 3, 11:03

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is looking to grow revenues generated from the market in Korea, where the Taiwan-based IC backend house has invested US$1 billion in building...

Digitimes Research: Korea makers aim to hold 50% share in display sales during 2017

Nov 2, 15:51

Korea panel makers aim to hold a 50% share in total display sales generated in 2017 through production of AMOLED, flexible, transparent and glasses-free 3D displays, according to...

Korea makers see increased orders for OLED panels

Oct 21, 12:35

Despite many makers seeing a slowdown in orders to China during the fourth quarter of 2015 due to increased competition in the market, Korea-based panel makers including Samsung Display...

Korea makers decrease PET film production amid declines in demand, says report

Oct 13, 15:04

Korea makers are decreasing production of PET film as demand in the market is slowing down coupled with an increase in production efforts from Taiwan and China makers.

Korea makers developing more AMOLED products as China ramps up LCD production

Oct 7, 15:14

As China makers continue to ramp up capacity for LCD applications, Korea panel makers will increase AMOLED production as well as their product lines to maintain a competitive edge...

Korea TV vendors increasing 4K TV development

Sep 10, 15:11

As the Ultra HD (4K) TV market is expected to reach 31 million in 2015, up 246% on year, and further reach 97 million in 2019, Korea TV vendors are ramping up production of new models...

South Korea market: SK Telecom to launch Luna produced by FIH Mobile

Sep 1, 15:46

Korea-based SK Telecom will start marketing a smartphone with high specifications but a low price tag, the Luna, in the Korea market on September 4, according to a Korea-based Yonhap...

Digitimes Research: Production value of Korea memory chip products stays flat in 2Q15

Aug 18, 21:14

The production value of memory chips in Korea totaled KRW1.313 trillion (US$12 billion) in the second quarter of 2015, increasing 1% from the previous quarter, affected mainly by...

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  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

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