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Smartphone vendors considering other chip sources due to short supply of Qualcomm Snapdragon S4

May 15, 01:25

Qualcomm has seen supply of its Snapdragon S4 processors fall short of increasing demand and the situation has pushed international smartphone vendors, including Samsung Electronics,...

28nm represents fundamental shift in foundry industry

May 3, 13:57

While the recent focus of attention concerning the roll out of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 28nm process has been on tight supply and yield issues, with fabless...

Qualcomm, Nvidia said to approach other foundries for 28nm production

Apr 17, 01:05

The reported tight supply of chips built using TSMC's 28nm process technology is likely to drive Nvidia and Qualcomm toward other foundries as a second source, industry sources have...

MediaTek to face tough competition in China smartphone market

Mar 29, 01:20

China's domestic smartphone market is expected to flourish in 2012. Taiwan-based mobile chip maker MediaTek is expected to meet strong competition from firms such as Qualcomm, Broadcom...

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Intel semiconductor market share surges to more than 10 year high in 2011, IHS says

Mar 27, 11:21

Buoyed by chip sales growth and a major acquisition, leading semiconductor supplier Intel in 2011 attained its highest annual market share in more than 10 years, according to IHS...

More Android 4.0 smartphones to launch in 2Q12

Mar 22, 01:25

The supply of smartphones running on Android 4.0 will increase substantially starting the second quarter of 2012, with mid-range to high-end models coming from brand vendors including...

Samsung in-house-developed smartphone processor may impact Qualcomm, TI, Nvidia

Mar 21, 16:06

Samsung Electronics' in-house development of an ARM-architecture processor, Exynos, for use in its Galaxy S III smartphone signals Samsung's stepping into development of ARM processors...

Samsung aggressives in developing in-house made processor

March shipments of 4G mobile phones to reach over 1 million

Mar 1, 01:30

Mobile phone makers Samsung and HTC both target 4G phone shipments in March to exceed one million units. Shipments in second-quarter 2012 are likely to reach 5-10 million units. Suppliers...

HTC to begin shipping HTC One X in March, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 29, 11:30

Following its recent announcement that its new One series smartphone will be avaialble in a number of markets in April, HTC is expected to start shipping the flagship model of the...

Chip firms gearing up for 4G smartphones

Feb 16, 14:19

With Samsung Electronics, HTC and other smartphone vendors set to promote their 4G handsets in 2012, suppliers of the major components such as baseband processors and power amplifiers...

Nvidia expected to benefit from new HTC strategy

Feb 9, 01:35

As High Tech Computer (HTC) has adjusted its product strategy and is expected to increase it purchasing of Nvidia Tegra series processors, Nvidia is expected to see its quad-core...

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Qualcomm Mirasol technology secures more orders

Feb 1, 01:05

Qualcomm MEMS Technologies' (QMT) Mirasol display technology has been securing orders from South Korea-, China- and Taiwan-based e-book reader customers. Qualcomm indicated its second...

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China market: Chip vendor competition heating up for 1GHz processors used in inexpensive smartphones

Jan 17, 01:00

As China Mobile, China Telecom and China United Network Communications will procure large volumes of inexpensive smartphones equipped with 1GHz processors, there is increasing competition...

Asustek going Android, Acer eyeing Windows 8 for tablet PC market

Jan 5, 01:15

Acer, after refuting rumors about plans to phase out of the tablet PC and smartphone markets, has adjusted strategies for its tablet PC business and will focus on a Windows-based...

HTC to unveil quad-core, LTE-enabled smartphones in MWC, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 4, 16:14

JPMorgan Chase has recently upgraded the stock of HTC to "overweight," expecting the vendor to unveil new high-end smartphones powered by Nvidia's quad-core Tegra 3 CPUs...

China market: Qualcomm deepens penetration in entry-level smartphone segment

Dec 29, 14:36

Owing to concerns of hardware specifications, support of operating systems, product diversification and global marketing, more and more handset makers have strengthened their cooperation...

Qualcomm competing with MediaTek in China market with price competition

Dec 6, 01:00

In view of increasing adoption of the MT6575, a 1GHz chip solution developed by Taiwan-based MediaTek for use in 3G handsets and smartphones, by several China-based vendors and white-box...

Taiwan vendors to play minor role in Windows On Arm development

Dec 5, 16:02

Microsoft has recently decided the downstream partners for its development of the Windows on Arm (WOA) platform with Taiwan-based vendors only invited to play minor roles in the project,...

Windows-on-ARM platform to join notebook competition in June 2013

Nov 29, 13:48

Windows on ARM (WoA), a combination of Windows 8 and ARM-based processors, is expected to make an official appearance at the end of 2012 and will try to compete in the notebook market...

HTC to ship 10.8 million smartphones in 1Q12, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 22, 12:14

HTC is expected to see its smartphone shipments grow only 11% on year to 10.8 million units in the first quarter of 2012 as the smartphone vendor will not be able to launch new LTE-enabled...

Taiwan notebook vendors conservative about adoption of Nvidia Tegra 3

Nov 18, 15:24

Taiwan-based notebook vendors are conservative about adopting Nvidia's Tegra 3 processors and may consider platforms developed by Qualcomm or Texas Instruments (TI) in 2012, according...

TSMC October sales up 13%

Nov 10, 15:19

Foundry chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported a sequential 12.6% growth in consolidated revenues for October 2011.

Some semiconductor firms to have extreme results in 2011, says IC insights

Nov 8, 10:59

Although low single-digit growth is forecast for the total semiconductor market this year, there are several companies expected to register results that are quite different, IC Insights...

Nokia to roll out mid-range Windows Phones using chipset solutions from ST-Ericsson

Nov 3, 14:00

Nokia will step up efforts to gain more share in the mid-range smartphone market by rolling out Windows Phone models powered by NovaThor chipset solutions from ST-Ericsson in 2012,...

IC orders for smartphones, tablets growing

Nov 2, 11:57

Qualcomm, MediaTek, Nvidia and Spreadtrum Communications have all increased their wafer starts at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to meet anticipated demand for...

Chip orders for tablets flowing in

TSMC ramps volume production of 28nm process

Oct 24, 16:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced that its 28nm process is in volume production, and production wafers have been shipped to customers including Altera, AMD...

Standalone transceiver chips to dominate the smartphone market, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Oct 21, 16:36

Transceivers are essential to the performance of mobile devices. They are designed to detect weak signals at a specific frequency when receiving and to send signals at a specific...

iPhone 4S carries BOM of US$188, says IHS

Oct 21, 01:35

On the outside, the iPhone 4S may have disappointed some with its perceived lack of new features. But on the inside, the latest member of the iPhone line includes a wealth of innovation,...

iPhone 4S shows key design and component changes, says IHS

Oct 17, 10:19

While much of the coverage of Apple's iPhone 4S announcement focused on the new device's similarity to the iPhone 4, an IHS analysis of the product illustrates key changes in the...

Qualcomm reportedly starts shipping baseband chips for Mango phones

Sep 29, 01:25

Qualcomm has secured orders for baseband chips from Nokia and Samsung Electronics for their upcoming Windows Phone (Mango)-based smartphones with shipments kicking off in September,...

Taiwan-based IC design houses upbeat for 4Q11 and 2012 outlook

Sep 26, 12:46

Taiwan-based IC design houses are positive about the outlook for the fourth quarter of 2011 as well as for 2012 due to increasing popularity of low-priced consumer electronics products,...

Handset solution vendors competing neck and neck in 3G smartphone market in China

Sep 13, 15:12

Demand for smartphone solutions in emerging markets, particularly in China, is gaining momentum, pushing chipset vendors to compete neck and neck to grab a large piece for the growing...

Foxlink to maintain strong revenue performance in 3Q11

Aug 2, 01:40

Taiwan-based PC component maker Foxlink is expected to maintain strong revenue growth in the third quarter with the rate being at least 20%. With cash from Foxlink selling its subsidiary...

Samsung drops Qualcomm in favor of VIA for Droid Charge handset, says ABI Research

Jul 15, 01:00

In what ABI Research sees as a significant shift in component sourcing strategy, Samsung has chosen VIA Telecom to supply the CDMA chipset for its new Droid Charge handset that it...

Qualcomm likely to slash 30% off entry-level 3G solutions in next 9-12 months, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 16, 15:31

Qualcomm is likely to slash its prices for 3G smartphone solutions by 30% in the next 9-12 months in order to prevent other chipset makers from grabbing its share in the entry-level...

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    Microsoft Nokia X2 smartphone

    Microsoft Devices Group has unveiled the Nokia X2, the newest addition to the expanding Nokia X family smartphones. The new Nokia X2 provides access to Android apps and Microsoft...

    Photo: Company, Jun 26.

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    Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors

    Qualcomm Technologies has introduced its next-generation mobile processors for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 tier: the Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors. The Snapdragon 810 and 808...

    Photo: Company, Apr 9.

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    HTC One Max

    The HTC One max is equipped with a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and a 5.9-inch Full HD 1080p display. The 16GB or 32GB onboard memory can be expanded thanks...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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    Asustek PadFone Infinity smartphone/tablet

    Asustek has announced the new PadFone Infinity with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor and a new PixelMaster camera that improves low-light photos. The new PadFone Infinity...

    Photo: Company, Oct 1.

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    Qualcomm Toq smartwatch featuring Mirasol display

    Qualcomm has unveiled the Qualcomm Toq smartwatch, designed to serve as a second display to the wearer's smartphone. The device will be released in the fourth quarter of 2013. The...

    Photo: Company, Sep 5.

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