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  • Last update: Tuesday 15 April 2014 [1391 news items]

Microsoft 2nd-generation Surface RT estimated price between US$249-299

May 15, 21:53

Microsoft is ready to announce its second-generation Surface RT tablet with an 8-inch display in June with an estimated price between US$249-299, according to sources from the upstream...

LED price drops ease in China

May 9, 12:26

China-based LED firms have slowed down the pace of price cuts as LED chipmakers face shrinking profit margins. Taiwan-based firms noted that China-based LED industry leader Sanan...

Price gap between touch and non-touch notebooks may drop below US$50 in 3Q13

May 7, 11:59

As Acer and Asustek Computer are both aggressively promoting touchscreen notebooks, sources from channel retailers expect the price gap between touchscreen and non-touchscreen notebooks...

CSOT selling 55-inch Ultra HD TV panels at 2.1 times the price of Full HD models

May 6, 14:56

China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) is now selling 55-inch Ultra HD (3840 by 2160) TV panels primarily to China-based TV vendors such as TCL for 2.1 times the price of Full...

Acer set to launch US$399 touchscreen notebook in May

Apr 29, 21:37

Acer plans to release an 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook in mid-May, priced at only US$399 and since such a price point has already hit brand vendors' bottom line, there is unlikely...

Ultra HD TVs to be offered at same price as Full HD TVs in China during May 1 holiday

Apr 29, 21:13

China-based TV vendors will reportedly hold special sales events for Ultra HD TV products during the May 1 holiday period, which include similar pricing as Full HD TV models, according...

Commentary: Price competition over 7-inch tablets erodes profits

Apr 29, 14:29

Tier-one tablet makers have been engaging in price competition in the 7-inch tablet market which has eroded profits, according to sources from distribution channels.

PCB makers likely to ask for CCL price cuts on copper price falls

Apr 24, 15:47

Taiwan-based rigid and flexible PCB makers have reduced CCL (copper-clad laminate) procurement temporarily due to expected price drops arising from continual decreases in international...

International brands lead LED light bulb price competition

Apr 22, 14:14

The global LED light bulb pricing has been falling in 2013 because some large-size industry leading brands have introduced low-price products. Market observers believe demand in the...

OGS technology bottlenecks keeping touch notebook prices high

Apr 18, 11:27

Notebook vendors hope they can sell touch panel notebook products cheaper in 2013 but may not be able to due to high costs in using one glass solution (OGS) technology as a result...

Taiwan market: Samsung to offer sub-NT$20,000 40-inch LCD TV

Apr 10, 21:53

To push its sales in Taiwan, Samsung Electronics plans to offer a 40-inch LCD TV, featuring LED backlights and Internet connectivity, at a price below NT$20,000 (US$667), down from...

Taiwan market: Touchscreen notebooks to enjoy 20-25% price drops

Apr 10, 13:46

Taiwan-based first-tier notebook brand vendors will drop their touchscreen notebook prices around 20-25% for the upcoming Softex consumer trade show in Taiwan, thanks to Microsoft's...

Acer said to be mulling 7.9-inch tablet at US$149

Apr 8, 22:49

Acer is reportedly considering lowering the price of its Iconia A1-810 tablet, using 7.9-inch 1024-by-768 IPS panels, from US$250 to US$149 to compete against the iPad mini, according...

Touchscreen to become standard specification for third-generation ultrabooks

Apr 8, 22:34

Intel has decided to make touchscreen functions a standard specification for its third-generation ultrabooks, which is expected to launch shortly after the release of its Haswell...

DRAM contract prices show mild growth in 2H March, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 8, 14:32

Contract quotes for DRAM chips were showing mild signs of growth in the second half of March, with average DDR 4GB contract prices growing to US$23.5, a 2.17% increase, and average...

TV panel prices for 1H April remain stable

Apr 8, 11:14

Quotes for LCD TV panels for the first half of April have remained mostly stable, as demand is expected to increase ahead of the shopping season in the China market in early May,...

TSMC sets price for US$1.5 billion bond issue

Mar 28, 14:46

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced on March 28 that the company has priced an offering of senior unsecured notes, which is expected to close on April 3, 20...

Intel to separate 3rd-generation ultrabooks into 3 price groups

Mar 27, 22:38

Intel has unveiled its plans for third-generation ultrabooks to downstream partners and is separating the segment into three major price levels, hoping to satisfy different consumer...

Dell demands price cuts from upstream supply chain

Mar 13, 22:16

Dell has reportedly been demanding its upstream component suppliers cut their prices to help reduce its costs. Metal chassis suppliers, which have a higher price level than most other...

Dell is asking for chassis price drop

LED TVs become more price competitive in the US, says IHS

Mar 13, 14:46

A nearly 40% plunge in pricing during the last three years has made LCD TVs featuring LED backlight technology more cost competitive against TVs using older lighting technology, and...

PC supply chain sentiment remains weak despite Microsoft price cuts

Mar 13, 13:46

Despite price breaks offered by Microsoft on its Windows 8 and Office software, sentiment in the PC supply chain still remains weak, in view of orders received in March and second-quarter...

Taiwan IC designers under price pressure from international vendors for 32-bit MCUs

Mar 12, 14:26

Taiwan-based IC design houses are facing increasing competition in the 32-bit MCU segment as international vendors have reduced quotes to close to prices for 8-bit models and have...

Touchscreen notebooks to enjoy at least 10% price cut after Windows 8 discount

Mar 7, 13:49

Touchscreen notebook prices are expected to drop at least 10% when the recently reported Windows 8 licensing fee discounts provided by Microsoft go into effect, while some entry-level...

Taiwan solar cell quotes remain unchanged

Mar 5, 11:26

Solar firms in Greater China hoped to increase quotes before the Lunar New Year holidays, but a delay in China announcing its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe results has deterred...

Japan January 40W retrofit LED light bulb price drops by 7.7%

Mar 1, 11:11

The global average price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs in January 2013 increased by 4% on month, reaching US$19.4/unit, while the price of 60W retrofit LED light bulbs dropped by...

MWC 2013: Asustek announces Fonepad priced at US$249

Feb 26, 19:09

Asustek Computer has announced several new products at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 including the Fonepad, a handset tablet; the PadFone Infinity, the latest model of its PadFone...

Winbond sticks to operational transformation despite hikes in standard DRAM pricing

Feb 6, 20:21

Memory maker Winbond Electronics has been transforming its operations by phasing out standard DRAM. Although prices for standard DRAM have approximately doubled since the end of 2012,...

China-based Huawei competitive in price for LTE devices, say Taiwan makers

Feb 6, 12:29

China-based Huawei Technologies has been increasingly globally competitive in price for LTE (Long Term Evolution) terminal devices due to the adoption of much less expensive chip...

China polysilicon price may return to US$20-21/kg due to trade investigation, says SAS chairman

Feb 5, 10:35

MK Lu, chairman of Taiwan-based Sino-American Sapphire (SAS) stated that the price of polysilicon is likely to return to a reasonable level in China because China's government may...

Some tier-one solar cell makers at full capacity

Jan 29, 14:05

A few China- and Taiwan-based solar cell makers are fully utilizing their production capacities due to increased demand and therefore cannot accept new orders, while some tier-two...

Samsung reportedly replaces management team in Brazil market

Jan 23, 22:34

Korea-based Samsung Electronics has reportedly replaced its management team in Brazil despite the team's efforts helping Samsung to become the largest vendor in the country, defeating...

LED lighting chips to see prices fall in 2013

Jan 21, 11:48

ASPs in the LED market fell 20-30% in 2012. LED makers believe the price fall for LED lighting products will be relatively significant compared to the price fall of backlighting products...

International polysilicon makers unlikely to slash prices due to China probe

Jan 18, 10:53

The China government is likely to levy punitive tariffs on polysilicon makers from Europe, the US and South Korea in the first quarter of 2013. Recently, domestic material makers...

32-inch TV panels drop US$2 in price

Jan 7, 16:29

Open cell TV panels sized 32-inch have recently seen a 1% or US$2 decline due to TV vendors slowing down orders and preparing for new TV arrivals in the beginning of the second quarter...

Taiwan solar cell makers hope to increase prices by 5-10%

Jan 7, 16:24

Taiwan-based tier-one solar cell firms plan to increase prices by 5-10%. According to downstream solar firms in Taiwan, solar cell makers previously did try to increase prices in...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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    CES 2011: MSI Staging tablet PC

    Micro-Star International (MSI) is showcasing a concept product - the Staging, a tablet PC that features built-in micro-projector, at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011. The tablet...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

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