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Digitimes Research: IFA shows Android tablet vendors adding value instead of price cuts

Sep 17, 15:06

IFA 2014 in Berlin, Germany during September 5-10 showed that Android tablet vendors are not looking to offer entry-level models for price-cut competition and instead offered models...

China market: 4G chipset market heading for price competition

Sep 15, 15:30

Price competition in the 4G solution market in China will heat up soon with Qualcomm unveiling its Snapdragon 210 CPU for entry-level 4G LTE smartphones, according to industry sour...

OLAF to probe Taiwan PV makers suspected of helping China firms evade import restrictions

Sep 10, 12:41

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) will investigate certain Taiwan-based PV makers suspected of helping China-based PV module makers evade the EU's minimum import price and import...

Digitimes Research: US$30 to be competitive price for 5.5-inch sapphire covers to be adopted by smartphone vendors other than Apple in 2015

Sep 5, 15:39

Whether major smartphone vendors follow Apple to adopt sapphire-screen covers will hinge on cost, and US$30 for a 5.5-inch sapphire-cover will be a competitive price in 2015, according...

Digitimes Research: Samsung, Lenovo cutting tablet prices in the US market

Sep 3, 14:53

Samsung Electronics and Lenovo have recently started a wave of price cuts for their tablets in the US market. Samsung offered price cuts for its 7- and 10-inch models, but their prices...

Motherboard price competition expands to Europe

Aug 27, 22:33

The fierce price competition between Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology has recently expanded to Europe as demand in China is falling short of expectations and is putting strong...

PV cell and module price quotes drop in 3Q14 due to weak momentum in PV market, says EnergyTrend

Aug 18, 15:39

After the US announced its preliminary rulings on CVD and AD duties, momentum in the market has turned weak. Module and cell makers have decreased capacity and increased inventory,...

Notebook sales expected to rise in 2H14 as vendors price below US$300

Aug 13, 15:25

With many vendors having been reducing their notebook prices to below US$300, sources from the upstream supply chain expect overall notebook sales to increase in the second half of...

PV wafer and module price quotes continue to drop due to pricing competition, says EnergyTrend

Jul 18, 10:53

PV manufacturers are still conservative about market demand even though the result of the US-China anti-dumping preliminary verdict will be announced soon. These circumstances have...

MediaTek remains calm on Qualcomm price reduction

Jul 11, 14:05

MediaTek has said it is not concerned much about Qualcomm's announcement that it is lowering prices for its entry-level 4G solutions, believing that the price reductions will not...

Quanta Computer ships 4.3 million notebooks in June

Jul 10, 19:50

Quanta Computer shipped 4.3 million notebooks in June, increasing 10.25% on month, and 11.5 million units in the second quarter, rising 9.52% sequentially, according to the company...

Digitimes Research: China market sees mixed LED bulb pricing trend in June

Jul 10, 10:43

June average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market decreased 7.8% on month to CNY34.50 (US$5.50), while 9W ones (equivalent...

Global LED lamp average retail price falls 11.8% in June 2014 from year earlier, says IHS

Jul 8, 14:35

The global average retail price of LED lamps in June 2014 was US$21.80, down 6.1% from the prior month, and down 11.8% compared to the same time in June 2013, according to IHS.

Taiwan component makers to enhance competitiveness through vertical integration and automated production

Jul 2, 22:12

Having almost no advantages competing against China-based component makers in terms of price and volume, Taiwan-based notebook component makers have recently started organizing their...

Battery cell prices stabilize in 2Q14, price uptick expected in 3Q14, says EnergyTrend

Jun 30, 15:49

Following cylindrical cell price and volume usage declines, supply and demand is expected to remain flat in the second quarter of 2014 due to lowered supply coupled with slight demand...

Digitimes Research: Fierce price competition revives GG touch panel demand

Jun 26, 16:17

Generally, the touchscreen technology used in a tablet is related to the device's specifications: high-end models usually adopt cutting-edge technologies, first-tier brand vendors'...

SSD suppliers set to engage in fierce price competition, say sources

Jun 19, 14:48

The SSD industry is heading for fierce price competition as major suppliers, including Micron Technology, Intel, Kingston Technology, SanDisk and Samsung Electronics, are gearing...

Taiwan solar cell makers lower quotes to US$0.40/W

Jun 16, 11:46

Taiwan-based polycrystalline silicon solar cell makers, viewing that China-based PV module makers have drastically reduced orders arising from US imposition of preliminary anti-subsidization...

LED bulb ASP drops in April, with price drops most notable in China, says LEDinside

Jun 4, 15:45

The global 40W equivalent LED bulb ASP dipped 1.5% in April 2014 to US$14.70, with price decreases most evident in China. Additionally, the global 60W equivalent LED bulb ASP dropped...

Motherboard makers see no need to wait to start a price war

Jun 4, 12:02

Only a few weeks after the official release of Intel's 9 series chipsets, Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology, ASRock and Micro-Star International (MSI) have already started reducing...

Notebook vendors demanding price cuts

May 29, 20:50

Notebook vendors have asked ODMs and component makers to lower quotes in an attempt to maintain profitability due to stagnant demand, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Taiwan makers see orders for notebook touch panels shift to China

May 7, 15:37

Taiwan touch panel makers are losing orders for touch panels used in notebooks to makers in China due to price competition, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: HTC to price Desire 816 lower to boost market share

Apr 29, 15:26

HTC will launch its high performance mid-range model, the Desire 816, in the Taiwan market in May at a price lower than market expectations, a move which will add more pressure on...

Price wars increase for handset HD panels, say observers

Apr 21, 15:48

Price wars are stirring up in the panel market for handset-use HD panels as panel makers aim to land expected orders for mid-range and high-end smartphones in the China market in...

EU to lower floor price for China-made PV modules

Apr 21, 11:10

The European Union (EU) has settled with the China government to downward adjust the floor price for PV modules imported from China from EUR0.56 (US$0.77)/W currently to EUR0.53/W...

Digitimes Research: ITO film price drop to slow metal mesh penetration in mid-size touch applications

Apr 15, 11:54

Metal mesh technology has entered mass production at some China-based touch panel makers, such as O-film, since the second half of 2013. It helped O-film become the largest notebook...

Giga Solar unaffected by DuPont price cuts for front-side PV silver paste, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 7, 15:30

While DuPont has lowered prices for its front-side photovoltaic (PV) silver conductive paste, a key material accounting for 5-10% of the total production costs of crystalline silicon...

LED 1Q14 pricing remains flat despite increased Ultra HD TV and lighting demand, says LEDinside

Mar 31, 21:22

LED pricing declined 5-9% in first-quarter 2014 as distribution channel inventory levels gradually returned to norm and manufacturers stocked up before the China May Day holidays,...

Digitimes Research: DSC ASP rises 9.6% in March

Mar 27, 15:31

According to Digitimes Research's latest digital still camera (DSC) pricing tracker, global DSCs' average selling price (ASP) was up 9.6% on month and reached US$309 in March, matching...

Taiwan solar firms speculate on possible impact of US probe

Mar 26, 11:55

While the US Department of Commerce is conducting an anti-dumping investigation of China-based PV module makers and their cell suppliers in Taiwan, the China makers reportedly have...

EU to lower floor price for China-made PV modules, say reports

Mar 24, 15:14

The EU will lower the floor price for PV modules imported from China from EUR0.56 (US0.77)/W currently to EUR0.53/W beginning April 1, 2014, with the annual import quota remaining...

Taiwan market: NCC approves Chunghwa Telecom broadband price cuts

Mar 20, 13:52

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on March 19 approved the reduction in circuit-lease fees for fixed-line ADSL and fiber-optic broadband, by 4.41-4.80% proposed by...

China makers urge government to set floor price for polysilicon from Europe

Mar 12, 11:40

China-based polysilicon makers are poised to recommend that the China government set a floor import price of US$26/kg for Europe-produced polysilicon in place of imposing anti-dumping...

Global tablet market heading for fierce price competition in 2014

Feb 6, 13:54

Price competition in the global tablet market is expected to become keener in 2014, which will not only further squeeze the profitability of first-tier vendors but also force white-box...

China market: Acer launches CNY599 7-inch tablet

Jan 17, 14:29

Acer has launched the Acer Tab 7, a 7-inch Android 4.2 tablet equipped with 1.5GHz dual-core processor, in the China market for CNY599 (US$99), so far the lowest retail price for...

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

  • Hynix+DDR3L%2DRS+DRAM

    Hynix DDR3L-RS DRAM

    SK Hynix has introduced DDR3L-RS (Reduced Standby) DRAM for mobile solutions using its 20nm class technology. By using 20nm class technology and efficiently managing standby current,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • Nvidia+GeForce+GTX+660+Ti+graphics+card

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti graphics card

    Nvidia has unveiled GeForce GTX 660 Ti GPU, powered by Kepler architecture and is available starting at only US$299. Supporting resolution of 1080p, the GTX 660 Ti is 41% faster...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

  • Intel+new+Xeon+E3%2D1200+family+processor

    Intel new Xeon E3-1200 family processor

    Intel's Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 family is an entry-level server processor built to meet the demands of small business applications, ranging from collaboration tools to storage...

    Photo: Company, Apr 14.

  • SanDisk+Extreme+Pro+CF+card+

    SanDisk Extreme Pro CF card

    SanDisk has announced what it claims is the world's fastest high-capacity CompactFlash (CF) card. The new SanDisk Extreme Pro series features 128GB of storage and up to 100MB/sec...

    Photo: Company, Jan 24.

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