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Taiwan market: Sony Mobile takes third position in smartphone vendor ranking

Nov 12, 16:05

Sony Mobile Communications has captured the third position in Taiwan's smartphone vendor ranking with a 20% market share thanks to brisk sales of its Xperia Z family high-end models,...

OmniVision rolls out 13-megapixel image sensor for mobile devices

Nov 12, 12:01

OmniVision Technologies has announced the OV13850, a 13-megapixel image sensor for mobile devices. The OV13850's power efficiency makes it a camera solution for high-end smartphones...

Toshiba to invest in Kingston-Phison mobile memory JV

Nov 4, 11:10

Kingston Solutions (KSI), a joint venture between memory module firm Kingston Technology and flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics, has drawn investment from Toshiba.

FIH Mobile pushing mobile accessory products

Nov 1, 12:09

FIH Mobile, a smart mobile device making subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has started a new business to develop accessories for mobile devices and will...

Intel to cooperate with China white-box players for mobile devices

Oct 30, 22:15

Intel has started turning to seek business opportunities from China's white-box market and has cooperated with several China-based vendors such as Ramos and Teclast to release Intel-based...

FET sees growth in 3Q13 mobile Internet-access revenues, user base

Oct 30, 14:40

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has reported revenues of NT$5.906 billion (US$198 million) from mobile Internet-access services for the third quarter of 2013 up 6.07% on quarter...

SK Hynix develops 6Gb LPDDR3 for mobile devices

Oct 30, 11:20

SK Hynix has developed 6-gigabit (6Gb) low-power DDR3 (LPDDR3) using 20nm-class process technology. The new mobile memory solution is designed for premium mobile devices, according...

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Rexchip ramping up mobile DRAM output in 4Q13, says report

Newswatch - Oct 28, 16:12

Taiwan-based Rexchip Electronics, which is now owned by Micron Technology as a result of the US chipmaker's acquisition of Elpida Memory, has scaled up its mobile DRAM capacity to...

Mobile device platforms continue trend towards more integration despite Apple and Samsung skewing the market, says ABI Research

Oct 28, 14:40

There are many trends simultaneously affecting the market for mobile device semiconductors. Two have been the shift towards multi-core application processors and the addition of x86...

China September mobile phone user base growing to 1.207 billion, says MIIT

Oct 28, 10:43

There were 1.207 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of September 2013, growing 0.91% on month and 11.23% on year. 367.60 million (30.47%)...

China Mobile January-September revenues up 9.4% on year

Oct 23, 11:21

China Mobile has reported operating revenues of CNY463.008 billion (US$75.06 billion) for January-September 2013, increasing on year by 9.4%.

SunPartner and 3M collaborate to deliver wireless transparent solar charging system for consumer mobile electronics

Oct 22, 16:17

Sunpartner Technologies and 3M have announced an agreement to collaborate in product development and technical solutions. The two companies are developing a sustainable wireless transparent...

Worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments to grow 4.5% in 2013, says Gartner

Oct 22, 14:36

Worldwide combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones are projected to reach 2.32 billion units in 2013, a 4.5% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. The market is being...

Wireless charging unlikely to become standard until 2H14, say module makers

Oct 16, 22:14

Wireless charging of mobile devices was originally expected to see giant advances in the second half of 2013 and many smartphone brand vendors have been inquiring about related solutions...

Micron Hiroshima fab to ramp up mobile DRAM output in 4Q13, say sources

Oct 14, 21:02

Production capacity at Micron Technology's DRAM fab in Hiroshima, Japan, which was formerly owned by Elpida Memory, will ramp up by 20% through upgrading its 30nm process to 25nm,...

Mobile phone testing services provider Sporton 3Q13 revenues hit record high

Oct 11, 15:02

Mobile phone testing company Sporton International has reported revenues of NT$209 million (US$7.11 million) for September, up 2.2% sequentially and 28.3% on year. Third-quarter revenues...

China Mobile may procure 40 million TD-LTE smartphones in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Oct 11, 11:29

As the China government will issue 4G licenses by the end of 2013, China Mobile is expected to kick off commercial operation of TD-LTE services in 2014 and therefore is likely to...

Japan mobile device market grows 26.8% in 2Q13, says IDC

Oct 9, 16:06

IDC has published a forecast for the Japan mobile device market, comprised of PCs, smartphones, tablets, and data communication products such as mobile cards and personal routers,...

MediaTek to enter Samsung supply chain with quad- and 8-core mobile chips, says report

Newswatch - Oct 3, 11:29

MediaTek is expected to enter the supply chain of Samsung Electronics with its quad- and 8-core mobile processors in the second half of 2014, the Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Gamania steps into development of mobile games

Sep 30, 15:46

Taiwan-based online games developer and operator Gamania Digital Entertainment has stepped into development of handset- and tablet-based mobile games by spinning off R&D teams...

Sony Mobile aims to ship 65 million smartphones in fiscal 2014

Sep 30, 15:22

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 65 million smartphones in its fiscal year 2014 (April 2014-March 2015), up 55% from the 42 million units projected for the current fiscal year,...

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...

Chunghwa Telecom striving to enter Myanmar 3G mobile telecom market

Sep 27, 14:02

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), HTC, France-based Orange and Japan-based trading company Marubeni have formed a consortium to compete for a 3G mobile communications license to be issued by...

Qualcomm remains largest proprietary GPU supplier in mobile device graphics market, says JPR

Sep 27, 13:58

Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has announced estimated personal mobile device graphics chip shipments for the first half of 2013. Personal mobile devices include smartphones, tablets and...

China August mobile phone users grow to 1.196 billion, says MIIT

Sep 26, 11:40

China had 1.196 billion subscribers to mobile communication services as of the end of August 2013, growing 0.88% on month and 11.51% on year. Of the subscribers, 351.29 million (29.38%)...

Mobile DRAM revenues rise 26% in 2Q13, says IHS

Sep 25, 10:37

Revenues for mobile DRAM reached US$2.8 billion in the second quarter of 2013, up 26% from US$2.2 billion in the first quarter, according to IHS. Growth was driven by a 24.1% increase...

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Mobile devices markets in Australia, New Zealand fall for two consecutive quarters in 1H13, says IDC

Sep 25, 10:33

For the first time in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), all three mobile devices markets – notebooks, tablets and mobile phones – declined for two consecutive quarters...

More than half of mobile devices able to connect to external displays in 2018, says ABI Research

Sep 24, 15:36

Developments in display interface technologies are making it possible such that personal mobile devices may become the hub for all computing experiences at home, in the office, and...

LCD monitor shipments drop 5.45% in 1H13 amid competition from mobile devices

Sep 23, 21:52

LCD monitor shipments reached 71.1 million units in the first half of 2013, down 5.45% on year.

Mobile app stores will see annual downloads reach 102 billion in 2013, says Gartner

Sep 23, 13:10

Mobile app stores will see annual downloads reach 102 billion in 2013, up from 64 billion in 2012, according to Gartner. Total revenues in 2013 will reach US$26 billion, up from US$18...

Samsung Mobile Forum 2013: Samsung outlines mobile device development trends

Sep 13, 15:40

Samsung Electronics held its Samsung Mobile Forum 2013 in Taipei on September 12 with the themes of the event focusing on mobile devices, cloud computing, and energy and environment...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom launches QR code credit card mobile e-payment service

Sep 13, 14:05

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on September 12 launched a QR code-based mobile e-payment service through cooperation with eight local credit card-issuing banks and a number of retail stores...

Western European mobile phone market grows on year but declines sequentially in 2Q13, says IDC

Newswatch - Sep 11, 12:21

Total shipments of mobile phones in Western Europe reached 43.3 million units in the second quarter of 2013, up 2.6% from a year earlier but down from the previous quarter, according...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft aims to become mobile platform provider via Nokia acquisition

Sep 6, 12:23

While Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business indicates the software vendor aims to develop its own-brand mobile end-market devices, the move also demonstrates...

Global mobile phone market to grow 7.3% in 2013 driven by 1 billion smartphone shipments, says IDC

Sep 5, 11:16

The worldwide mobile phone market is forecast to grow 7.3% year over year in 2013, marking a sharp rebound from the nearly flat (1.2%) growth experienced in 2012. Strong demand for...

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    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of mobile application processors built using 14nm FinFET process technology. Samsung's 14nm FinFET process will be adopted by its Exynos...

    Photo: Company, Feb 24.

  • Samsung+ePoP+memory+for+smartphones

    Samsung ePoP memory for smartphones

    Samsung Electronics is mass producing ePoP (embedded package on package) memory, a single memory package consisting of 3GB LPDDR3 DRAM, 32GB eMMC and a controller. For use in high-end...

    Photo: Company, Feb 10.

  • Samsung+20nm+LPDDR4+mobile+DRAM

    Samsung 20nm LPDDR4 mobile DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has started mass producing what it calls the industry's first 8Gb low power double data rate 4 (LPDDR4) mobile DRAM based on the company's 20nm process technology...

    Photo: Company, Jan 6.

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    Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition wearable device

    Samsung Telecommunications America has announced that its Gear VR Innovator Edition will be available in the US early December. The Gear VR Innovator Edition, powered by Oculus, delivers...

    Photo: Company, Nov 14.

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    Intel 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design

    Intel has revealed its 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design. The 2-in-1 is a 12.5-inch screen that is 7.2mm thin with keyboard detached and weighs 670g. It includes a media dock...

    Photo: Company, Jun 6.

2015 global notebook demand forecast
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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.