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Taiwan market: Samsung, Apple, HTC, Sony Mobile together occupy nearly two-thirds of smartphone sales

Feb 14, 15:59

Samsung Electronics, Apple, HTC and Sony Mobile Communications are the four largest smartphone vendors in the Taiwan market, with a combined market share of nearly two thirds in terms...

Global mobile PC market underperforms in 4Q13 despite 9% quarterly growth, says IHS

Feb 14, 10:21

Despite the strongest sequential growth in four years, the global market for mobile PCs came in below expectations in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to IHS.

Microsoft to unveil new mobile devices running on integrated OS, say sources

Feb 13, 15:05

Microsoft is expected to unveil an array of new mobile devices with display sizes below 8.5-inch running on an integrated OS derived from Windows RT and Windows Phone in June, according...

Mobile DRAM contract prices fall on oversupply, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 11, 11:06

Contract prices for mobile DRAM memory fell 5-10% in January to reflect an oversupply in the market, according to DRAMeXchange.

Taiwan suppliers concerned about competition from China in 2014

Feb 10, 21:39

With Acer rumored to be planning to outsource its tablet OEM orders to China-based makers, Asustek Computer has reportedly also been seeking partnerships with China component makers...

Digitimes Research: Global AP shipments to see slower growth in 2014 on maturing smartphone market

Feb 7, 12:26

After experiencing annual growth of 43% in 2013 on shipments of 1.32 billion, the global application processor (AP) market is forecast to see decelerated growth in 2014, with shipments...

China December mobile phone user base growing to nearly 1.23 billion, says MIIT

Feb 6, 11:37

There were 1.229 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of December 2013, growing by 0.48% on month and by 10.42% on year, and 401.61 million...

Mobile PCs and smartphones to be top revenue opportunities for IC suppliers in emerging high-speed wireless device market, says IHS

Jan 27, 15:50

Mobile PCs and smartphones will represent the top revenue opportunities for high-speed wireless integrated circuit (IC) suppliers by 2018, as these devices are projected to be the...

China market: China Mobile, China Telecom aim to sell 100, 36 million TD-LTE devices in 2014

Jan 24, 11:32

China Mobile and China Telecom, two of three 4G licensees in China, aim to sell 100 million and 36 million TD-LTE terminal devices, respectively, in the China market in 2014, according...

LTPS TFT LCDs growing to half of all mobile phone display revenues in 2020, says DisplaySearch

Jan 22, 14:21

Ongoing advances in smartphone functionality are driving increases in screen size and pixel density, even as power consumption continues to be a critical performance issue.For these...

Taiwan ODMs struggle to land mobile device orders from Samsung

Jan 22, 14:13

While Samsung Electronics are expected to roll out an array of new smartphones and tablets for high-end as well as entry-level segments in 2014, the vendor is quite unlikely to release...

TSMC mobile chip sales to grow more than 35% in 2014, says Morris Chang

Jan 17, 12:22

TSMC's revenues generated from the mobile device sector are expected to increase more than 35% in 2014, buoyed by the rising popularity of smartphones and tablets, and rising silicon...

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Taiwan market: FET tops 3G mobile telecom carriers in mobile Internet-access speed, says NCC

Jan 16, 14:16

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), among the five 3G mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, led in mobile Internet-access speed with an average download speed of 4.96Mbps and upload...

ARM and UMC extend 28nm IP partnership to target cost-effective mobile and consumer applications

Jan 14, 14:47

ARM and UMC have announced an agreement to offer the ARM Artisan physical IP platform along with POP IP for UMC's 28nm high-performance low-power (HLP) process technology.

China Mobile 3-mode TD-LTE smartphone procurement plan to benefit China-based suppliers

Jan 13, 21:27

China Mobile originally planned to procure 5-mode (supporting TD-LTE, FDD LTE, TD-SCDMA, WCDMA, GSM) and 10-frequency band smartphones but has decided to reduce the format specification...

Intel reportedly places 28nm chip orders with TSMC, Globalfoundries and UMC

Jan 9, 20:10

Intel has contracted Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to manufacture its forthcoming Atom mobile processor series codenamed SoFIA, and also placed orders for entry-level...

Larger fabs being used to make mobile displays, says DisplaySearch

Jan 9, 14:13

Manufacturers of TFT LCD panels are increasingly using 8G fabs to manufacture tablet and smartphone panels. This is significantly increasing the available production and driving down...

Sony Mobile to launch WP8 phones, say sources

Jan 6, 14:09

Sony Mobile Communications has decided to launch ODM models of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones, while concentrating its R&D efforts on Android and Firefox models, according...

Samsung, SK Hynix develop 8Gb LPDDR4 mobile memory

Jan 2, 15:01

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have both announced the development of 8Gb low-power DDR4 (LPDDR4) chips built using 20nm-class process technology.

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Intel to display latest IT products from partners at CES 2014; updates tablet roadmaps

Dec 30, 23:14

Intel is preparing to display Intel-based notebooks, 2-in-1 devices and tablets, from its partners at CES 2014, which will be hosted from January 7-10 in Las Vegas, and the CPU giant...

Intel new business strategy helps bring in mobile CPU orders

Dec 30, 23:12

Intel's aggressive coordination with its brand vendor partners recently over product pricing and R&D supports has earned the CPU giant mobile processor orders from these vendors,...

China November mobile phone user base growing to 1.223 billion, says MIIT

Dec 30, 11:10

China had 1.223 billion subscribers of mobile communication services as of the end of November 2013, growing 0.62% sequentially and 10.78% on year, and 386.88 million (31.63%) of...

Digitimes Research: GPUs becoming critical for mobile devices supporting HD

Dec 25, 15:14

High-definition displays have seen growing adoption by mobile devices and created enormous pressure on the design of application processors since the transmission and processing of...

China Mobile to procure about 100 million TD-LTE smartphones in 2014, says chairman

Dec 19, 13:39

China Mobile will procure about 100 million TD-LTE-enabled smartphones in 2014, company chairman Xi Guo-hua said at the China Mobile Global Partner Conference 2013 taking place in...

Mobile DRAM to become mainstream in 2014, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 16, 14:48

The expanding market for mobile devices including smartphones and tablets have encouraged the world's major DRAM chipmakers to shift their attention to mobile DRAM resulting in an...

FPCB specialist Zhen Ding posts record November revenues

Dec 10, 13:48

Consolidated revenues at Zhen Ding Technology climbed 4.1% sequentially and 21.4% on year to an all-time high of NT$7.78 billion (US$263 million) in November 2013, buoyed, according...

China market: Mobile IM accounts rise to 1.57 billion in 3Q13, says Analysys

Dec 9, 14:43

There were 1.57 billion mobile instant messaging (IM) accounts in the China market as of the end of third-quarter 2013, rising 6.1% sequentiallyt and 74.4% on year, according to Analysys...

China releases TD-LTE licenses

Dec 5, 11:18

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on December 4 announced the release of TD-LTE (Time Division-Long Term Evolution) licenses to China Mobile, Chine Telecom...

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Mobile handsets to pass PCs as largest systems market and IC consumer, says IC Insights

Dec 4, 11:03

Mobile handsets are set to overtake standard PCs, including desktops and notebooks, as both the largest electronic systems market and the largest end-use application for ICs in 2013...

China October mobile phone user base grows to 1.216 billion, says MIIT

Nov 27, 14:17

There were 1.216 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of October 2013, growing 0.77% on month and 10.99% on year, and 379.41 million (31.21%)...

Sand 9 develops MEMS oscillators for mobile devices

Nov 26, 16:01

MEMS startup Sand 9 has rolled out a series of MEMS timing solutions designed for high-volume mobile devices, such as smartphones, tapping the huge potential market for MEMS-based...

MEMS startups target fast-growing mobile device market in China

Nov 26, 14:19

MEMS startups have turned their focus to China's mobile device market, seeking to take a piece of the fast-growing pie.

China to assign TDD LTE band units to three mobile telecom carriers

Nov 25, 14:59

The State Radio Regulation Bureau under China's Ministry of Industry and Information has assigned frequency band units for TDD (time division duplexing) LTE mobile communication services,...

Nokia, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications to stay in tablet market

Nov 21, 16:10

Smartphone vendors Nokia, LG Electronics and Sony Mobile Communications are likely to continue to stay in the tablet market, while rivals including HTC, Motorola Mobility and BlackBerry...

Global 3Q13 mobile DRAM sales rise 14%, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 21, 15:51

Mobile DRAM revenues amounted to nearly US$3.3 billion in the third quarter of 2013, rising about 14% from US$2.89 billion in the prior quarter, according to DRAMeXchange.

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    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

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    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.