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HTC, Samsung likely to price WP8 models cheaper than Nokia

Oct 16, 21:51

As the first wave of the competition over Windows Phone 8 (WP8) smartphones will kick off in November, HTC and Samsung Electronics are expected to adopt more aggressive pricing strategies...

Tight supply of NAND flash may remain until early 2013

Oct 16, 10:21

The global supply of NAND flash memory has been tight, boosting prices for the chips recently, according to industry sources. The tight supply is likely to persist until early 2013,...

AMD to reduce previous-generation APU prices

Oct 15, 22:18

After announcing its latest FM2-based A series APUs (Trinity) on October 1, AMD is set to reduce prices of its previous-generation APUs with the FM1-based A4-3300 to be reduced from...

Apple supply chain looking to raise prices

Oct 15, 22:08

Apple's upstream supply chain partners including Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Foxlink, have reportedly demanded the brand vendor accept a price rise, as their...

Flat panel display price erosion and performance improvements drive increased demand, expediting industry recovery, says DisplaySearch

Oct 12, 10:41

After struggling in 2011 with a challenging market environment due to sliding demand and price erosion, 2012 marks a year of recovery for the flat panel display (FPD) industry. According...

Prices for TV panels of mainstream sizes up in October

Oct 9, 10:33

Prices for LCD TV panels of mainstream sizes have risen so far in October, with prices for 32-inch open-cell panels increasing by US$1 to US$101-105 and those for 42-inch full HD...

GCL-Poly determined to hold current polysilicon price, says chairman

Oct 1, 13:08

Market observers believe China's anti-dumping investigation against US- and South Korea-based polysilicon firms is likely to increase the price of domestic polysilicon supply. According...

Gong Shan Zhu, executive director, chairman and CEO of GCL-Poly

Price of quad-core smartphones in China may fall to US$100/unit

Sep 28, 01:05

Qualcomm and MediaTek have been competing over solutions for quad-core entry-level smartphones. China-based handset makers believe that, by the second half of 2013, there will be...


Continuous price falls prevent solar firms developing new technologies

Sep 27, 14:09

The trade barriers built up by the US and EU have yet to stop the price fall of solar products and the continuous decline has been keeping firms away from developing mono-crystalline...

40W retrofit LED light bulb retail prices fall below US$10/unit

Sep 27, 13:49

The global LED light bulb retail pricing has been falling steadily. According to studies, the price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs dropped on average by 2.2% to US$19/unit in August...

GET downward adjusts solar wafer capacity utilization to 50% due to price drops

Sep 26, 01:00

Taiwan-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), in view of continual decreases in solar wafer prices, has adjusted its strategy by selecting...

Delaying electricity price hikes may curb green energy development, says Executive Yuan Minister

Sep 21, 11:25

The Ministry of Economic Affairs in Taiwan has announced a temporary halt to the planned second wave of increases in electricity prices. Industrial firms will save around 10% of their...

Acer, Asustek Windows 8 tablet prices may be to high to attract consumers

Sep 20, 01:10

Acer and Asustek Computer's Windows 8 tablets are reportedly to be priced at above US$800, about the same price as the New iPad with the highest specifications, and market watchers...

Taiwan government delays power price hike

Sep 18, 13:59

Taiwan's government has decided to delay a planned electricity rate hike originally set to take place on December 10, 2012 until October 1, 2013.

Supply chain estimates x86 Surface Price at US$500-700 and RT below US$399

Sep 18, 01:30

Microsoft's own-brand Surface tablets are expected to launch at the end of October with the related supply chain players estimating that the Surface RT's hardware cost is at around...

Taiwan market: Deferred hikes in power price to have little impact on growth in LED lighting

Sep 18, 01:20

In response to the government's decision to postpone an increase in power prices originally scheduled for the December 10, 2012, Taiwan-based LED chip packaging company Everlight...

MOCVD equipment price falling

Sep 17, 10:50

The upstream LED chip market has been in oversupply causing the price of MOCVD equipment to drop 30-40% compared to the price two years ago.

Price war for large-size TVs continues in North America

Sep 10, 15:26

Competition in the TV industry is continuing to heat up and may affect profits for TV related supply chains as TV makers are further engaging in price wars.

Sharp, LG slash large-size LCD TV prices in North America

Sep 10, 11:10

Japan-based TV brand Sharp recently lowered its price of 60-inch LCD TVs in the North America market. To compete, LG Electronics decided to reduce the price of its 55-inch LCD TVs...

Solar wafer buyers focus on quality, not price

Sep 7, 11:43

The price of 6-inch solar wafers in China has been falling to US$0.98/unit, according to China-based solar firms.

TV price wars emerge from China-based online retailers

Sep 6, 17:11

TV price wars are increasingly emerging in China as local-based online retailers are reportedly trying to outdo one another with TV pricing, according to industry sources.

Price of 6-inch solar wafers falls close to US$1/unit

Sep 6, 01:10

The price of 6-inch solar wafers has hovered around US$1.05-1.10/unit in recent months, however, due to falling capacity utilization rates and dwindling demand in Europe, recent pricing...

Taiwan market: Nexus 7 available for pre-order at NT$8,990

Sep 4, 01:40

Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed Nexus 7 tablet PC on September 3, became available for pre-order in Taiwan market with the 16GB model priced at NT$8,990 (US$300),...

Microsoft fails to pacify PC vendors about Surface tablets

Aug 31, 01:15

To ease the impact created by its WoA Surface tablet PC, Microsoft has been negotiating with brand vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell since July hoping to pacify them;...

Asustek outlines future plans

Aug 30, 01:35

Asustek Computer hosted an investors conference on August 29, announcing that the company's sales performance in the second quarter was better than expected and achieved new records...

Notebook component makers face clients asking for price cuts

Aug 29, 15:40

Notebook vendors have asked component makers to reduce prices, and the makers are also under pressure from price competition from fellow makers, according to sources from the upstream...

Asustek, Gigabyte push for annual motherboard shipment goal

Aug 28, 01:05

Seeing the PC market is remaining weak in the third quarter, top-2 motherboard vendors Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology have both recently dropped their motherboard prices...

Price of 17% efficiency solar cells expected to drop below US$0.40/watt

Aug 23, 01:30

The price of Taiwan-made solar cells with a conversion efficiency of 17% may drop below US$0.40/watt at the end of August due to unclear demand. Nevertheless, firms with strong customer...

Price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs drops below US$10/unit in UK

Aug 22, 01:35

Market studies show that the price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs fell below an equivalent of US$10/unit in the UK in July 2012. The price of similar products has fallen below US$10/unit...

China government holds price bidding for LED lighting subsidization

Aug 21, 02:10

China's Ministry of Finance and National Development and Reform Commission have jointly held open price-bidding competition for 2012-2013 LED lighting subsidies of which the total...

Supply volume of 7.85-inch iPad to reach 4 million units starting in September

Aug 21, 02:05

Supply volume of Apple's 7.85-inch iPad is estimated to reach four million units per month starting in September in order to prepare for demand from year-end holidays, according to...

NAND flash prices stable on supply cuts

Aug 21, 01:40

Major suppliers of NAND flash memory have moved to cut back their production, allowing the chip prices to be kept steady recently, according to industry sources.. The price stability...

E Ink acquisition of SiPix is for prevention of price wars instead of obtaining capacity

Aug 21, 01:25

Taiwan-based EPD (electrophoretic display) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) will acquire a 100% stake in fellow EPD player SiPix Technology for a total price of up to NT$1.5 billion (US$50...

Rumored US$199 price for Windows RT Surface expected to squeeze PC vendors out of the market

Aug 16, 01:05

As Microsoft is reportedly considering selling its Windows RT-based Surface tablet PC at US$199, sources from notebook players are concerned that if the rumor is true, notebook brand...

Commentary: Epistar expands capacity while facing price competition from China-based peer

Aug 15, 16:03

The LED chip market continues to experience oversupply problems. However, in first-half 2012, most tier-one LED firms in Taiwan were operating with full capacity, which has led to...

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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.

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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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  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.