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MediaTek delivering 4G LTE chips for verification, say paper

Newswatch - Dec 18, 13:59

MediaTek reportedly has delivered its first 4G LTE chip, the MT6590, to potential clients for verification. The chips are expected to begin generating revenues for the IC design house...

Samsung unlikely to adopt metal-alloy chassis for Galaxy S5

Dec 18, 13:56

Rumors have surfaced that Samsung Electronics will adopt a metal-alloy chassis for the Galaxy S5, its new flagship smartphone to be unveiled in late February 2014, with Catcher Technology,...

Samsung, TSMC to share Apple 14/16nm chip orders

Dec 18, 11:25

Samsung Electronics has signed a contract for the production of Apple's next-generation smartphone application processors to be used in 2015 using 14/16nm FinFET processes, according...

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Primax lands orders for CCMs used in Amazon smartphones, say sources

Dec 17, 11:20

Primax Electronics has obtained orders from Amazon for compact camera modules (CCMs) for use in smartphones to be launched in first-half 2014, according to sources with Taiwan's supply...

Spreadtrum launches quad-core 3G smartphone chipset portfolio

Dec 17, 10:57

Spreadtrum Communications has introduced a portfolio of quad-core smartphone chipsets supporting both WCDMA and TD-SCDMA 3G standards for mid-range and high performance smartphones...

IC supply chain looks to improved December performance

Dec 16, 12:14

Most Taiwan-based wafer foundry houses, IC backend service companies and IC design houses are expected to report improved sales for December as compared to the previous month due...

Film-based touch panel makers to benefit from fast growing demand for inexpensive smartphones in 2014

Dec 13, 12:31

As market demand for entry-level and mid-range smartphones has been growing much faster than that for high-end models, the proportion of handsets adopting less costly film-based touch...

Digitimes Research: MediaTek to become AP market leader in 2014

Dec 13, 11:04

MediaTek is expected to grow its share in the global application processor (AP) market to 26.2% in 2014, slightly outpacing Qualcomm's 25.6%, according to Digitimes Research.

MediaTek to post shipment drop in 1Q14

Dec 12, 20:20

MediaTek's shipments of handset ICs are likely to register a 15-20% sequential drop in the first quarter of 2014, as clients have already completed their inventory build-ups, according...

ASE wastewater scandal to not affect handset chipset supplies in short term, say vendors

Dec 12, 11:22

Handset chipset vendors have said that their supplies of related chips will not be affected, at least within the next three months, by a possible plant shutdown at IC backend service...

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Three China-based handset vendors increase component deliveries

Dec 11, 21:16

China-based handset vendors Xiaomi Technology, Gionee and Hisense have been taking increasing deliveries of panels and touch panels from suppliers in preparation for launching new...

64-bit smartphones to be ushered in 2014, say sources

Dec 11, 14:14

The penetration rate of smartphones with CPUs supporting 64-bit capability is expected to increase in a fast pace in the next two years as chipset vendors including Qualcomm and Intel...

Qualcomm announces 64-bit capable Snapdragon 410 chipset

Dec 10, 22:16

Qualcomm has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, has introduced the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset with integrated 4G LTE World Mode.

Smart device component industry is key to Taiwan economic development, says JT Wang

Dec 10, 16:03

As Taiwan has been faced with smoldering economic development, the breakthrough rests on developing industries of smart hand-held device components, according JT Wang, Acer's ex-chairman...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to see 2014 touch panel shipments up for smartphones, notebooks, down for tablets

Dec 10, 10:08

Taiwan-based makers together will ship 242.72 million smartphone touch panels, 51.81 million tablet touch panels and 17.76 million notebook touch panels in 2014, respectively increasing...

MediaTek reportedly places 28nm chip orders with Globalfoundries

Dec 9, 21:20

Speculation has circulated in the IC industry that MediaTek has contracted Globalfoundries to manufacture its dual-core MT6572 solution designed for entry-level smartphones, with...

Intel to offer tablet platforms for various segments in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Dec 9, 11:48

Intel has worked out an ambitious roadmap offering CPU platforms for entry-level to high-end tablet models in 2014, according to sources with Taiwan's tablet supply chain.

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China market: Lowering 4G chipset specifications to benefit local smartphone vendors

Dec 6, 16:11

China-based smartphone vendors are likely to continue enjoying the advantage they have gained from the sale of 3G smartphones for pushing sales of 4G LTE models as China-based telecom...

MediaTek November revenues down slightly

Newswatch - Dec 6, 15:00

MediaTek has reported revenues of NT$12.82 billion (US$431.8 million) for November, down 7.7% from the previous month but up 48.2% from a year earlier.

Largan November revenues hit record

Dec 5, 21:10

Taiwan-based handset-use lens module maker Largan Precision on December 5 reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.182 billion (US$107.5 million) for November, the highest monthly level...

Headset maker Merry posts record high revenues for November

Dec 5, 15:57

Headset maker Merry Electronics saw its revenues surge 20.7% on month and 91.8% on year to a record high of NT$1.37 billion (US$46.14 million) in November. The monthly results were...

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...

Smartphone chip vendors step up development of 64-bit quad-core solutions

Nov 29, 11:04

Handset chip vendors including Qualcomm, Nvidia and Broadcom are reportedly set to roll out 64-bit quad-core solutions for smartphones during the first half of 2014, according to...

Kionix Windows 8.1-certified gyro for tablets to enter volume production in 1Q14

Nov 28, 14:53

Kionix is scheduled to kick off volume production of its Windows 8.1-certified KMX61G micro-amp magnetic gyroscope in the first quarter of 2014, according to Paul Bryan, EVP product...

Intel to offer US$1 billion marketing subsidies to promote tablet processors in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Nov 27, 14:21

Intel will offer marketing subsidies of US$1 billion to encourage tablet vendors to adopt its processors in 2014 and thereby aims to ship 60 million tablet processors for the year,...

Processor market set for strong growth in 2013, says IHS

Nov 27, 11:19

The global market for processor microchips is set to rise by a hefty 24% in 2013, propelled by the strong sales growth of smartphones and tablets, according to IHS.

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.

Panel makers hold conservative views for handset panel shipments in 4Q13

Nov 25, 14:52

Panel makers have conservative views for handset panel shipments in the fourth quarter of 2013 as reserves for entry-level and mid-range handsets still remain.

China market: Local brands to enhance high-end smartphone specifications

Nov 22, 11:11

China-based handset vendors will bring the hardware specifications of their high-end smartphones on par with those of international players in the first half of 2014, making international...

Kinsus sales to decline 5% sequentially in 4Q13

Nov 20, 21:57

Kinsus Interconnect Technology is expected to see its revenues drop 5% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2013 as declining demand from the high-end smartphone sector will offset...

MediaTek officially launches 8-core smartphone CPU

Nov 20, 14:45

MediaTek has officially unveiled its first 8-core CPU, the MT6592, for smartphones in China in preparation for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday season.

Largan sues Samsung over alleged patent infringement

Nov 20, 14:32

Handset-use lens module makerLargan Precision has filed a lawsuit with a US local court in the Southern District of California accusing Samsung Electronics of infringing six of its...

Digitimes Research: Global application processor market to grow more slowly in 2014

Nov 18, 16:06

Global shipments of application processors for smart devices are expected to grow 43% on year to 1.32 billion units in 2013, powered by robust sales of Apple and Samsung Electronics...

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...

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    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:46

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