News tagged mobile DRAM
Last update: Thursday 21 November 2013 [94 news items]
Korean firms leading mobile DRAM market
Feb 14, 14:03
The increasing popularity of smartphones and tablet PCs drove demand for mobile DRAM memory during 2011. Taiwan-based Nanya Technology, Powerchip Technology and Winbond Electronics...
Samsung takes record DRAM share in 3Q11, says IHS
Dec 13, 10:30
Samsung Electronics in the third quarter managed to rise above challenging conditions in the DRAM business to achieve an all-time record-high market share, according to IHS iSuppli...
Winbond swings to small loss in 3Q11
Oct 31, 10:18
Winbond Electronics has reported net loss of NT$41 million (US$1.4 million) for the third quarter, compared to profit of NT$269 million in the prior quarter, with revenues sliding...
Powerchip 3Q11 loss widens
Oct 20, 11:56
Losses have widened at Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology amid persisting oversupply of DRAM chips and dramatic price drops.
Winbond, Macronix August revenues up
Sep 8, 14:24
Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported NT$2.34 billion (US$80.5 million) and NT$2.21 billion in August revenues, respectively, up 2% and 10% sequentially.
ProMOS set to exit PC DRAM business
Aug 29, 16:07
ProMOS Technologies is set to switch its business focus away from PC DRAM with an aim of gradually phasing out the business, according to company chairman ML Chen.
Powerchip June revenues up 3% on-month
Jul 4, 16:51
Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology has announced revenues of NT$4.18 billion (US$145 million) for June, up 2.65% on month. Company spokesperson Eric Tang attributed the growth to increased...
Elpida shifts partial capacity back to PC DRAM
Jun 17, 01:10
Elpida Memory has recently moved 20,000 to 30,000 12-inch wafers of capacity at its Hiroshima plant back to PC DRAM chips due to an unexpected slowing in orders for mobile DRAM used...
ProMOS diversifying away from PC DRAM
Jun 16, 15:21
Taiwan-based ProMOS Technologies, once primarily known for its commodity DRAM for desktop PCs and notebooks, is devoting considerable efforts in its pursuit of product diversification...
PTI, Walton 3Q11 revenues expected to grow 5-10%
Jun 15, 15:38
Powertech Technology and Walton Advanced Engineering, which specialize in memory IC packaging and testing, are expected to enjoy revenue growth of 5-10% sequentially in the third...
Nanya turning focus away from PC DRAM
Jun 15, 14:56
Nanya Technology is shifting its focus to server-use DRAM and mobile RAM targeted at smartphones and tablet PCs, while reducing its reliance on PC DRAM to respond to continued chip...
Elpida uses HKMG technology to develop 2Gb LPDDR2
Jun 15, 13:59
Elpida Memory has announced what it claims is the DRAM industry's first-ever use of high-k metal gate (HKMG) technology to develop a 2-gigabit DDR2 Mobile RAM (LPDDR2) at the 40nm-class...
Mobile DRAM oversupply concerns raised
Jun 15, 01:00
Many DRAM makers have been shifting production capacities to mobile DRAM while acknowledging growing tablet PC demand in contrast to stagnant sales of conventional computers, according...
Powerchip eyeing 2Q11 break-even, says chairman
Jun 13, 10:19
Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology expects to post a small loss for the second quarter of 2011 with a possibility of reaching a break-even, according to comany chairman Frank Huang.
DRAM revenues slip 4% in 1Q11, says DRAMeXchange
May 4, 15:24
Worldwide DRAM revenues came to US$8.3 billion in the first quarter of 2011, down 4% from US$8.6 billion in the prior quarter, according to DRAMeXchange. Average contract prices fell...
Winbond NOR flash sales grow in 1Q11
May 2, 11:38
Winbond Electronics' sales generated from its NOR flash business grew 8% sequentially in the first quarter of 2011, while those from other segments saw on-quarter drops, according...
Rexchip posts 1Q11 profits
Apr 29, 01:25
Rexchip Electronics has reported net profits of NT$1.83 billion (US$64 million), or per-share earnings of NT$0.62, for the first quarter of 2011, making it the only profitable DRAM...
Elpida to mass produce 30nm DRAM chips in May
Apr 27, 13:43
Japan-based memory chip vendor Elpida Memory has revealed plans to start mass producing 2Gb DDR3 SDRAM for PC applications in May 2011, using 30nm-class process technology. Manufacturing...
Nanya and Inotera report losses for 1Q11
Apr 21, 01:00
Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories have reported net losses for the first quarter of 2011 of NT$9.03 billion (US$311 million) and NT$4.04 billion, respectively. This marked the...
Elpida to have Rexchip make server-use DRAM
Apr 19, 11:49
Elpida Memory has for the first time contracted its Taiwan-based joint venture to manufacture server-use DRAM memory, industry sources revealed. Rexchip Electronics will produce server...
Samsung starts mass producing 4Gb mobile DRAM
Mar 24, 15:55
Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 4Gb, low-power DDR2 (LPDDR2) DRAM using 30nm-class technology, according to the company. The mobile DRAM chip will help the market to...