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TSMC secures 7nm chip orders from Qualcomm

Jun 21, 21:36

TSMC has regained chip orders from Qualcomm for baseband chips produced on its 7nm process, but not application processors, according to industry sources.

Wearables continue to see strong growth in MEA market, says IDC

Jun 21, 16:12

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) wearable market continued its strong growth trajectory into the first quarter of 2017, according to the latest figures compiled by IDC. Bucking a...

Samsung ramps up 64-layer V-NAND memory production

Jun 20, 15:54

Samsung Electronics has begun volume production of 64-layer, 256Gb V-NAND flash memory for use with an expanding line-up of storage solutions for server, PC and mobile applications,...

WPG expects profit growth in 2Q17

Jun 20, 15:37

IC distributor WPG expects to post sequential profit growth for the second quarter of 2017 with revenues meeting the company's guidance.

China accounts for 7 of top-10 leading smartphone suppliers in 2016, says IC Insights

Jun 19, 15:41

Seven of the world's top-10, and 10 of the top-14 smartphone companies listed for 2016 were headquartered in China. Two South Korea-, one US- and one Taiwan-based companies made up...

7nm foundry market to heat up in 2018

Jun 16, 16:03

IC foundries are gearing up for mass production of 7nm chips in 2018, as well as production for 7nm process technology using extreme ultraviolet (EUV), according to market observers...

Global 2016 handset baseband market increases 5%, says Strategy Analytics

Jun 14, 15:47

The global handset baseband processor market grew 5% on year to reach US$22.3 billion in 2016, according to Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung LSI, Spreadtrum and HiSilicon...

Digitimes Research: Samsung Display dominance in China AMOLED market to see challenge starting 2018

Jun 13, 15:41

AMOLED smartphone panel shipments to China are expected to keep increasing, but Samsung Display's dominance in the market will start seeing challenges from local competitors in 2018...

Samsung Display gives up plan to set up half-10.5G TFT-LCD factory, says report

Jun 9, 16:10

Samsung Display has decided to forgo plans to set up a half-10.5G TFT-LCD factory for TV panels and instead will use the funds to expand its production capacity for small- to medium-size...

Samsung Display to supply up to 80 million AMOLED panels for new iPhone in 2H17

Jun 9, 12:34

Apple's upstream supply chain has begun mass producing components for the vendor's three next-generation iPhones: a 4.7-inch model and a 5.5-inch model both featuring reinforced glass...

IC distributor Supreme May revenues rise 12%

Jun 9, 10:19

Taiwan-based Supreme Electronics, a major IC distributor for Samsung Electronics, has announced revenues for May 2017 increased 12.4% sequentially and 27% on year to NT$11.19 billion...

Global wearable device shipments swell nearly 18% on year in 1Q17, says IDC

Jun 7, 14:23

Global shipments of wearable devices totaled 24.7 million units in the first quarter of 2017, up 17.9% from the 20.9 million units shipped a year earlier, according to IDC.

Apple accounts for over 83% global smartphone operating profits in 1Q17, says firm

Newswatch - Jun 6, 15:48

Apple's smartphone business recorded an operating profit of US$10.18 billion in the first quarter of 2017, accounting for 83.4% of the total operating profits generated by global...

IBM, Globalfoundries and Samsung build new transistor for 5nm technology

Jun 5, 22:20

IBM on June 5 announced that the company and its research alliance partners Globalfoundries and Samsung, and equipment suppliers have developed an industry-first process to build...

TSMC to foray into next generation memory market, says report

Newswatch - Jun 5, 11:44

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will further enhance its competiveness by stepping into production of next generation memory chips in addition to current mainstream...

Global 1Q17 mobile DRAM revenues drop slightly, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 2, 15:58

Global sales of mobile DRAM dropped by a slight 1.7% sequentially to US$5.41 billion in the first quarter of 2017, according to DRAMeXchange. Despite a seasonal slowdown in demand...

Fifteen chipmakers to spend more than US$1 billion on capex, says IC Insights

Jun 2, 10:29

There are 15 companies forecast to have semiconductor capital expenditures of more than US$1 billion in 2017, up from 11 in 2016 and only eight in 2013, according to IC Insights.

IoV and self-driving cars fuel demand for automotive electronics

Jun 1, 15:36

The growing level of automobile digitalization, especially advances in IoV technologies, is introducing booming opportunities for automotive electronic devices and parts and this...

Sony gives priority to Apple, China-based vendors for CIS capacity

Jun 1, 15:24

Sony has given priority to Apple, and China-based Huawei, Oppo and Vivo for CMOS image sensor (CIS) capacity, according to industry sources.

MediaTek to enter mass production of 12nm mobile chips by end of 2017

Jun 1, 15:20

MediaTek is expected to start mass production of 12nm mobile chips manufactured by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company around the end of 2017, according to industry sources...

Global smartphone shipments grow 9.1% on year in 1Q17, says Gartner

May 25, 14:02

Global shipments of smartphones grew 9.1% on year to 380 million units in the first quarter of 2017, according to Gartner.

Taiwan market: Samsung Pay launched

May 24, 11:16

Samsung Electronics formally launched Samsung Pay on May 23 in Taiwan after a three-week trial operation of the smartphone-based e-payment services in cooperation with seven local...

ChipMOS reportedly lands gold bumping orders for AMOLED driver ICs from Samsung

Newswatch - May 24, 10:51

ChipMOS Technologies reportedly has landed orders from Samsung Electronics for providing gold bumping services on 12-inch wafers fabricated to produce AMOLED driver ICs to be used...

IHS sees first positive smartphone shipment growth in 2 years

May 19, 16:02

The global smartphone market continues its recovery, with the top three China-based OEMs posting impressive gains. Samsung continued to lead the pack in smartphone shipments during...

Corning Lotus NXT Glass chosen for Samsung Display flexible LTPS-OLED line

May 19, 10:26

Corning has announced Samsung Display’s selection of Corning Lotus NXT Glass as the carrier glass for its line of polyimide (PI) low-temperature polysilicon (LTPS) organic light-emitting...

Global 1Q17 DRAM revenues rise 13.4%, says DRAMeXchange

May 18, 21:43

Sales in the global DRAM market surged 13.4% sequentially to US$14.13 billion in the first quarter of 2017, when PC DRAM contract prices rose 30%, according to DRAMeXchange. The revenues...

China market: Samsung launches Galaxy S8 as market share falls

May 18, 15:45

Samsung Electronics will begin marketing its latest flagship Galaxy S8 devices in the China market following a product event held in Beijing on May 18. But the Korea-based vendor...

Samsung Display setting up new OLED panel line

May 12, 15:18

Samsung Display, due to booming orders for smartphone-use OLED panels, is constructing a factory to produce flexible OLED panels in South Korea, with production to kick off possibly...

Taiwan market: 600,000-700,000 tablets to be sold in 2017

May 12, 15:13

In the Taiwan market, tablet sales in 2016 shrank 12% on year to about 700,000 units and are expected to further drop to 600,000-700,000 units in 2017, 70% of which will be 7- to...

Infineon rides automotive wave into top-10 semi supplier ranking, IC Insights says

May 9, 14:57

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-10 semiconductor sales leaders excluding pure-play foundries in the first quarter of 2017. In total, the top-10 semiconductor...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches new 9.7-inch tablet; Galaxy S8 in short supply

May 9, 12:02

Sales of Samsung's Galaxy S8, particularly the Galaxy S8 Plus, in the Taiwan market have been better than expected resulting in a short supply of the smartphones in the local channels,...

YMTC 64-layer 3D NAND technology ready for mass production in 2019, says acting chairman

May 8, 15:52

Yangtze River Storage Technology's (YMTC) 64-layer 3D NAND technology will be ready for mass production in 2019, according to Charles Kau, company acting chairman and executive VP...

Charles Kau, executive VP of Tsinghua Unigroup and acting chairman of YMTC

IC distributor Supreme to post robust 2Q17 sales

May 5, 15:32

A rally in DRAM prices, as well as rising demand from China-based Oppo and Vivo, will buoy revenues at Supreme Electronics in the second quarter of 2017, according to market watche...

Rising mobile DRAM prices to constrain growth of memory content in smartphones, says TrendForce

May 5, 15:22

A rally in mobile DRAM prices will hold back the growth of average per device memory content for smartphones in 2017, according to TrendForce. Average DRAM content in smartphones...

Samsung poised to become largest semi supplier in 2Q17, says IC Insights

May 2, 11:38

After nearly a quarter of a century, the semiconductor industry could see a new number-one supplier in the second quarter of 2017. If memory market prices continue to hold or increase...

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    Samsung ISOCELL image sensors

    Samsung Electronics has introduced two new ISOCELL image sensors: 1.28-micrometer 12-megapixel ISOCELL Fast 2L9 with Dual Pixel technology, and ultra-small 0.9-microemter 24-megapixel...

    Photo: Company, Oct 17.

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    IFA 2017: Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

    Samsung's Gear Fit2 Pro advanced GPS fitness band, which is being showcased at IFA 2017 in Berlin, features a curved 1.5-inch Super AMOLED display and is able to track various activities...

    Photo: Company, Sep 1.

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    IFA 2017: Samsung Gear Sport

    Samsung is exhibiting its Gear Sport smartwatch at IFA 2017 in Berlin September 1-6. The smartwatch takes on board the functionality that users want from a fitness gadget today. It...

    Photo: Company, Sep 1.

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    Samsung Galaxy Note8

    Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy Note8 flagship smartphone. The Galaxy Note8 has the biggest screen ever on a Note device, with a 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display in...

    Photo: Company, Aug 24.

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    Samsung 1Tb V-NAND

    Samsung has announced a 1Tb V-NAND chip that it expects to be available next year. Since first mentioning it in 2013, during unveiling of the industry's first 3D NAND, Samsung has...

    Photo: Company, Aug 11.

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.