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  • Last update: Friday 18 August 2017 [1538 news items]

Meizu to use MediaTek Helio X30 in upcoming smartphone, says report

Jul 3, 20:35

China-based Meizu will launch its flagship smartphone, the Meizu Pro 7, in July, with the device to be powered by MediaTek's Helio X30 SoC chip, according to a report from Taiwan's...

Qualcomm announces accelerator program to push development of standalone VR HMDs

Jun 30, 15:23

Qualcomm has announced a HMD accelerator program (HAP) to help VR device manufacturers quickly develop premium standalone VR HMDs.

Qualcomm expanding mobile chip offering for mid-range smartphones

Jun 29, 10:37

Qualcomm has introduced its Snapdragon 450-series mobile chips, a new entry to the Snapdragon 400 mobile platform tier designed for mid-range smartphones and tablets. The Snapdragon...

China smartphone vendors ramping orders at IC firms

Jun 28, 11:46

China-based smartphone vendors including Oppo and Vivo have stepped up their pace of chip orders, while Huawei, Xiaomi Technology and Gionee are expected to increase their chip orders...

Panel and component suppliers gearing up for robust demand for 18:9 displays

Jun 28, 11:02

LCD panel makers and panel-related component suppliers are gearing up for robust demand for 18:9 LCD panels from the smartphone sector in the second half of 2017, according to industry...

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Yield rates, OLED supply may be key in new iPhone shipments

Jun 27, 14:52

Industry sources have predicted shipments of upcoming iPhones could be interrupted, with yield rates at assembly plants and the supply of OLED panels likely to become issues.

Supply of a-Si LCD to become tight in 2H17

Jun 27, 12:07

Supply of a-Si TFT-LCD panels will fall short of demand in the second half of 2017 due to rising demand for 18:9 all-screen displays for smartphones, according to Lin Sheng-chang,...

CPT chairman Lin Wei-shan (right) and president Lin Sheng-chang

Taiwan LCD driver IC suppliers 3Q17 revenues to increase over 15%

Jun 27, 10:59

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers have become more optimistic about their revenue outlook for the third quarter of 2017, as short lead-time orders from mainly China-based handset...

Silitech reports losses for May

Jun 22, 15:35

Chassis maker Silitech Technology has reported a net loss of NT$14 million (US$459,648) or NT$0.08 per share on revenues of NT$158 million for May. The company also reported a loss...

Altek sues China-based CCM maker, smartphone sales agent for patent infringement

Jun 22, 15:34

Imaging solution developer Altek has filed charges with the Beijing Intellectual Property Court against Shenzhen O-film Tech, a China-based smartphone-use CCM (compact camera module)...

Altek chairman Alex Hsia

Smartphone makers may see component shortages in 2H17

Jun 20, 15:17

As production for new iPhones is expected to begin in third-quarter 2017 and many Android smartphone vendors will also launch new models in second-half 2017, demand for handset components...

Handset IC sales to top total personal computing in 2017, says IC Insights

Jun 20, 14:21

The ongoing slump in shipments of standard PCs along with the drop-off in tablets are setting the stage for handset IC sales to finally surpass IC revenues in total personal computing...

Catcher keeps relying on smartphone, tablet, notebook chassis for growth

Jun 19, 21:32

Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology has seen revenue growth from the smartphone, tablet and notebook segments and will keep relying on the three product lines for future...

Catcher Technology chairman Hung Shui-shu

MediaTek to hire 1,000 staff in 2017, says co-CEO

Jun 19, 14:19

MediaTek will recruit an additional 1,000 employees in 2017, said newly-appointed co-CEO Rick Tsai at the company's general shareholders meeting recently.

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China market: Camera module makers relentlessly ramping capacity

Jun 19, 13:40

China-based camera module makers have continued to ramp up their capacity to cope with increasing demand from local smartphone vendors, including Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Lenovo,...

Handset component business outlook positive in 2H17

Jun 16, 15:47

Business prospects for handset part and component suppliers in the second half of 2017 are positive, driven by traditional peak season effects in the third quarter and new models...

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Digitimes Research: Qualcomm APs adopted in popular smartphone devices in China

Jun 16, 15:12

Of China's top-25 best-selling smartphones sold at the country's physical stores (excluding Apple and Samsung devices) in the first quarter of 2017, 52% adopt Qualcomm's application...

Largan Precision to start production at new factory in 4Q17

Jun 15, 11:04

Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision has nearly completed construction of a factory beside its headquarters in central Taiwan and will kick off trial production at the...

Largan Precision CEO Lin En-ping

Global flat panel players ramping all-screen panel production

Jun 14, 11:19

Major flat panel players worldwide are ramping up production of 18:9 all-screen panels for smartphone applications as prices of these panels are currently set at a 10-15% premium...

Digitimes Research: Samsung Display dominance in China AMOLED market to see challenge starting 2018

Jun 13, 15:41

AMOLED smartphone panel shipments to China are expected to keep increasing, but Samsung Display's dominance in the market will start seeing challenges from local competitors in 2018...

Gemtek reports sequential revenue gains for May

Stockwatch - Jun 12, 09:11

Networking device maker Gemtek Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.188 billion (US$39.46 million) for May, up 5.24% on month but down 10.65% on year.

Auras Technology sees smartphone heat-pipe demand remain brisk in 2017

Jun 9, 15:52

Heat-dissipation solution vendor Auras Technology, which reportedly is a major heat-pipe supplier for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S8 smartphones, expects demand for heat-pipes from...

Altek reports decreased revenues for May

Stockwatch - Jun 9, 15:46

Altek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$767 million (US$25.49 million) for May 2017, representing a 12.42% drop on month and 19.07% drop on year.

Altek adjusts product strategy

Jun 8, 16:15

Digital camera ODM and imaging solution provider Altek, in order to avoid increasing price competition for smartphone-use CCMs (compact camera modules), has adjusted its product focus...

Altek chairman Alex Hsia

Catcher sees growing revenues in May; expected to benefit from new iPhone orders in 2H17

Jun 6, 15:42

Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$6.08 billion (US$205.5 million) for May, rising 18.5% on month and 3.5% on year, and combined consolidated revenues of...

Headset maker Merry reports strong sales for May

Stockwatch - Jun 5, 15:52

Headset maker Merry Electronics saw its consolidated revenues rise 14.5% on month and 63.64% on year to NT$1.851 billion (US$61.48 million) in May, buoyed by increased shipments of...

Ichia Technologies sees increased May revenues

Stockwatch - Jun 2, 15:15

Flexible PCB maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$602 million (US$19.9 million) for May, increasing 16.51% on month and 17.45% on year. May's revenues...

Goodix rolls out touchscreen, fingerprint and stylus chips for notebook applications

Jun 2, 12:30

China-based IC design house Goodix has rolled out a range of touchscreen controller chips, fingerprint sensors and stylus chips targeting the notebook sector.

WiGig wireless VR devices expected to launch at end of 3Q17, says Peraso VP

Jun 2, 11:52

Canada-based 60GHz WiGig (IEEE 802.11ad) wireless IC solution developer Peraso Technologies has been cooperating with many VR hardware makers to develop WiGig wireless VR devices...

Peraso product development vice president Brad Lynch (left) and sales vice president John Tryhub

Production value of Taiwan communication industry to dip 4% in 2017

Newswatch - Jun 2, 10:58

The production value of Taiwan's communication industry, which includes handset products and overseas shipments of communication parts and components, is expected to reach NT$2.96...

Intel may benefit from Apple's fight with Qualcomm

Jun 1, 15:45

To avoid over-relying on baseband chip supply from Qualcomm, Apple added Intel as a second baseband chip supplier for its iPhone 7 series smartphones in 2016, with Intel receiving...

ARM rolls out new solutions to accelerate AI adoption

Jun 1, 15:21

ARM has launched a series of processor cores, the high-end Cortex-A75 and mid-range Cortex-A55 chips, and the Mali-G72 graphics chip, aimed to accelerate AI adoption.

ARM looking to work with its partners to ship the next 100 billion ARM-based chips by 2021

MediaTek launches next-gen Wi-Fi chipset portfolio for IoT

Jun 1, 15:21

MediaTek has announced its next-generation Wi-Fi chipset portfolio for connected smart home, office and other IoT applications. The MediaTek MT7686, MT7682, and MT5932 will deliver...

Asustek, HP and Lenovo develop mobile PCs powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chips

Jun 1, 15:21

At the ongoing Computex trade show in Taipei, Qualcomm has announced that Asustek Computer, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Lenovo are the first OEMs to develop mobile PCs powered by its...

MediaTek to enter mass production of 12nm mobile chips by end of 2017

Jun 1, 15:20

MediaTek is expected to start mass production of 12nm mobile chips manufactured by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company around the end of 2017, according to industry sources...

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    Silego SLG59H1302C power splitter

    Silego Technology, a developer of configurable and mixed signal products, has introduction its SLG59H1302C - a single-input, dual-output power splitter designed for midrange and high-end...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

  • Bosch+MEMS+acceleration+sensors+for+wearables

    Bosch MEMS acceleration sensors for wearables

    Bosch Sensortec has announced a new family of MEMS acceleration sensors for wearable devices: The BMA456 and BMA423 are specifically designed for motion and fitness tracking in wearables. ...

    Photo: Company, Jun 26.

  • Toshiba+Serial+Interface+NAND

    Toshiba Serial Interface NAND

    Toshiba has launched a new line-up of NAND flash memory products for embedded applications that are compatible with the Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI). Wide ranging applications...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

  • Intel+XMM+7360+LTE+Advanced+solution

    Intel XMM 7360 LTE Advanced solution

    Intel announced its third-generation five-mode, LTE Advanced Category 10 modem. The Intel XMM 7360 supports 3x carrier aggregation and download speeds up to 450Mbps. It expands...

    Photo: Company, Mar 5.

  • Intel+Atom+x3+processor

    Intel Atom x3 processor

    Intel has introduced the Atom x3 processor series (formerly codenamed SoFIA), the company's first integrated communications platform for entry and value tablets, phablets and smartphones...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • 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.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.