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Qualcomm signs purchase MoUs with China smartphone vendors

Nov 13, 14:46

Qualcomm has announced that it has signed three non-binding memoranda of understanding (MoU) wherein Xiaomi Technology, Oppo Mobile Telecommunications and Vivo Communication Technology...

Android camp reportedly seeking to renegotiate royalties with Qualcomm

Nov 13, 14:19

The Android camp could follow the steps of Apple to temporarily suspend royalty payments to Qualcomm aiming to force the US-based chip vendors back to the negotiating table to work...

Asustek revenues drop in October

Nov 10, 17:51

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$34.66 billion (US$1.15 billion) for October 2017, representing a 23.16% drop on month and 9.51% drop on year.

Global smartphone shipments up 5.9% on year in 3Q17, says Canalys

Nov 10, 15:33

Global smartphone shipments reached 375.9 million units in the third quarter of 2017, up 5.9% from a year earlier, according to Canalys.

HTC reports 10th consecutive quarterly loss

Nov 10, 10:47

HTC has reported net losses of NT$3.1 billion (US$102.63 million) for the third quarter of 2017, the company's 10th consecutive quarterly loss. EPS for the quarter was negative NT$...

HTC counts on HTC U11+ for a rebound in 4Q17

iPhone X costs Apple US$370 in materials, says IHS Markit

Nov 9, 11:54

Teardown engineers at IHS Markit have completed their preliminary physical dissection of the new Apple iPhone X and found that the model A1865 version of the smartphone with 64GB...

Oppo, Xiaomi to adopt 3D sensors for smartphones in 2018

Nov 9, 11:40

China-based vendors Oppo and Xiaomi Technology will adopt 3D sensing solutions for smartphones to be launched in 2018, with such solutions to be developed by Himax Technologies via...

Spreadtrum chips adopted by Accent for smartphones sold in North Africa

Nov 9, 10:46

Spreadtrum Communications, a China-based fabless chipmaker specializing in mobile SoCs, has announced its solutions have been selected by Accent, an IT brand based in Morocco, for...

Synnex October revenues up on year

Nov 8, 14:41

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$33.368 billion (US$1.10 billion) for October, slipping 11.03%...

HTC revenues decrease in October

Nov 7, 16:47

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.06 billion (US$201 million) for October, down 6.8% on month and 25.8% on year.

Digitimes Research: China vendors to see 11% growth in smartphone shipments in 4Q17

Nov 7, 15:25

Smartphone shipments, including exports, by China-based vendors are expected to reach 199.1 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017, up 11.1% from the 179.2 million units shipped...

Top-5 smartphone vendors occupy over 75% of China market, says IDC

Nov 7, 10:55

While the smartphone market in China declined 1% on year in shipment volume in third-quarter 2017, the share of the top-five smartphone vendors there grew from 65.2% in second-quarter...

Apple likely to expand supply chain for Apple Watch

Nov 6, 15:58

Apple has seen an over 50% sequential increase in Apple Watch Series 3 sales in the fiscal quarter ended September 30, and some market watchers expect that Apple is likely to add...

TSMC 3nm fab construction to kick off in 2020, chairman says

Nov 6, 13:47

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) founder and chairman Morris Chang said at a recent company event that the pure-play foundry will start constructing its advanced...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

China smartphone brands all set for Single's Day

Nov 3, 14:28

China-based smartphone brand vendors including Oppo, Xiaomi and BBK Electronics (Vivo) have begun launching new promotions and price cuts for their devices for China's Singles' Day...

China smartphone brands all set for Single's Day

Taiwan market: HTC launches U11+

Nov 3, 12:12

HTC has launched its new flagship smartphone, the U11+, in the Taiwan market at NT$19,900 (US$660) unlocked for a 4GB RAM version and NT$21,900 for a 6GB RAM version.

Qualcomm revenues, profits fall in fiscal 2017

Nov 3, 11:25

Qualcomm has announced operating income of US$2.6 billion on revenues of US$22.3 billion in its fiscal year ended September 24, 2017, which represented on-year decreases of 60% in...

China top-4 vendors to ship over 400 million handsets in 2017

Nov 1, 14:27

China's top-four handset vendors Huawei, Xiaomi Technology, Oppo and Vivo together will ship a total of over 400 million mobile phones globally in 2017, and their combined shipments...

Samsung posts record operating profit for 3Q17

Oct 31, 16:50

Samsung Electronics has announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017, reporting revenues of KRW62.05 trillion (US$55.5 billion), compared to KRW14.23...

Prices may weaken iPhone X sales in Asia Pacific, say channel operators

Oct 31, 12:03

Despite the fact that iPhone X is currently seeing strong pre-orders in Asia Pacific, many channel operators are still concerned about iPhone X's sales in the region since the model...

BOE starts volume production at China first 6G AMOLED fab

Oct 27, 15:36

China-based BOE Technology Group kicked off its 6G AMOLED panel production line in Chengdu, Sichuan for volume production on October 26, marking the official run of the country's...

BOE 6G AMOLED panel

Backend houses expect rising memory demand for servers and datacenters

Oct 26, 10:42

IC backend houses have expressed optimism about memory demand for servers and datacenter applications, which require high-bandwidth and high-density memory devices. The memory demand...

Taiwan market: Sugar Phone launches two smartphones

Oct 25, 12:06

French smartphone vendor Sugar Phone has unveiled the latest two models of its C11-series products, C11 and C11s, in the Taiwan market, with the availability to begin on November...

Sugar Phone launches smartphones in Taiwan

Apple-TSMC partnership started from home dinner hosted by Morris Chang, says Jeff Williams

Oct 24, 16:11

Though a business partner of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for less than 10 years, Apple has become the largest customer of the world's largest foundry house in...

Apple COO Jeff Williams

Huawei ships 112 million smartphones in January-September

Oct 24, 15:20

Huawei shipped 112 million smartphones worldwide in the first three quarters of 2017, increasing 19% on year and positioning itself as the largest smartphone vendor in China, according...

Huawei aims to become two-two brands in global smartphone market

Taiwan market: iPhone 8 devices best-selling smartphones in September

Oct 24, 11:41

Though demand for the iPhone 8 series has been weaker than expected, the new Apple smartphones still recorded the best sales in Taiwan in September, making Apple the top smartphone...

Sales of iPhone 8 devices riding high in Taiwan

Foxconn to ship 25-30 million iPhone X devices in 4Q17, says report

Oct 23, 14:50

Shipments of iPhone X from Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision), Apple's sole contractor for the device, will reach around 2-3 million units before Apple begins to deliver the...

Foxconn to help Sharp expand smartphone sales, says paper

Oct 23, 14:25

The Foxconn Group (Hon Hai) is to exert all-out efforts to help Sharp expand its presence in the handset market, aiming to position the Japan-based brand among the top-five players...

Asia Pacific Telecom gearing up for 5G network deployments

Oct 20, 16:03

Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) is actively proceeding with deployments of 5G mobile communications infrastructure, with a spate of tests and certifications of network technologies scheduled...

APT chairman Lu Fang-ming

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches new flagship smartphone

Oct 20, 15:06

China-based Xiaomi has launched its new Xiaomi Mix 2 smartphone in Taiwan, featuring an all-screen 18:9 ratio 5.99-inch display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB memory and...

Xiaomi Mix 2 smartphone

White-box smartphone players adopting new innovations to enhance competitiveness

Oct 20, 11:22

Facing fierce competitions from first-tier vendors, white-box smartphone vendors have been incorporating the latest technologies such as all-screen high-resolution displays, fingerprint...

Digitimes Research: Global AR/VR HMD device shipments to grow at 41.6% CAGR in 2017-2022

Oct 19, 15:40

Global shipments of AR/VR head-mounted display (HMD) devices, including standalone models, are expected to grow by a CAGR of 41.6% during the period from 2017 to 2022, Digitimes Research...

Bright prospect for wireless charging: Q&A with WPC chairman Menno Treffers

Oct 19, 14:23

Wireless charging is emerging as a new major feature of high-end smartphones after Apple, Samsung and other leading vendors incorporated it into their latest smartphone models.The...

Menno Treffers, chairman of WPC

HTC to introduce new smartphone in November

Oct 19, 13:14

HTC has sent out invitations for a product event to be held in Taipei on November 2. It is highly anticipated that the vendor will unveil its first all-screen model, dubbed HTC U...

Taiwan makers all set for mini LED

Oct 19, 12:11

Taiwan-based LED firms, in view of tight supply of AMOLED smartphone panels and increasing competition in the LED backlighting segment from China-based makers, are ready adopt mini...

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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    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.