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Global LTE smartphone sales to reach 275 million units in 2013, says Strategy Analytics

Jan 4, 11:49

Global sales of LTE-enabled smartphones are expected to triple to 275 million units in 2013, according to an estimate by Strategy Analytics.

Samsung reportedly looks to rely more on Taiwan-based touch panel makers

Jan 3, 15:46

Samsung Electronics is reportedly looking to place more orders with Taiwan-based thin-film touch panel makers Young Fast and J Touch for its smartphones in 2013, as supply from some...

Digitimes Research: Loss of Apple processor orders unlikely to affect Samsung

Dec 28, 10:59

Apple reportedly plans to part company with its long-time partner Samsung Electronics. Apple has already reduced its chip orders to Samsung, and reportedly is set to move some or...

Samsung aims to ship 500 million handsets in 2013, say sources

Dec 25, 12:07

Samsung Electronics aims to ship 500 million handsets in 2013, of which 350 million will be smartphone models, according to industry sources, citing an internal estimate by Samsung...

Acer, Asustek to start up low price tablet competition

Dec 24, 22:40

After Acer reportedly plans to release a 7-inch tablet model with a price of US$99 in the first quarter of 2013, Asustek Computer is also set launch a 7-inch tablet with a price of...

Acer, Asustek to start up 7-inch tablet war in 2013

Samsung places DRAM module maker Transcend under direct account, say sources

Dec 24, 14:55

Samsung Electronics has placed Taiwan-based Transcend Information under its direct account list, revoking the distribution rights of its IC parts to the DRAM module maker assigned...

Samsung delivers 14nm FinFET logic process and design infrastructure

Dec 24, 11:20

Samsung Electronics has announced that it reached another milestone in the development of 14-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology with the successful tape-out of multiple development...

Samsung unlikely to increase notebook ODM orders in 2013, say Taiwan makers

Dec 19, 16:16

In response to reports that Samsung Electronics plans to increase notebook ODM orders to Taiwan in 2013, Taiwan-based supply chain makers indicated that this is quite unlikely since...

LG and Samsung further projects for 8.5G lines in China

Dec 18, 16:08

Korea-based panel maker Samsung Display is expected to have its new 8.5G line in Suzhou, China go into mass production by the end of 2013 while LG Display's new 8.5G line in Guangzhou,...

Samsung Display and Innolux expected to mass produce 85-inch Ultra HD TV panels in 2H13

Dec 17, 21:42

Samsung Display and Innolux are each expected to mass produce 85-inch Ultra HD (3840 by 2160) TV panels in the second half of 2013, according to industry sources.

More smartphone vendors to launch models with 5-inch Full HD displays in 1H13, say sources

Dec 13, 16:31

Samsung Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, LG Electronics, Huawei Device and ZTE are expected to follow HTC and Sharp to roll out smartphones with 5-inch Full HD displays in...

Taiwan IC design houses to benefit from Samsung aggressive product roadmaps in 2013

Dec 7, 14:30

Taiwan-based IC design houses, which have been cooperating with Samsung Electronics on product development, are expected to fare well in 2013, as the Korea-based vendor is reportedly...

Nokia to sell Finnish headquarters

Dec 5, 15:57

Nokia announced on December 4 that the company had agreed to sell its head office building in Espoo, Finland, for EUR170 million (US$222.9 million).

China market: Samsung leads in 3Q12 smartphone market share, says report

Dec 4, 14:00

There were 49.8 million smartphones sold in the China market during the third quarter of 2012, hiking 31.1% on quarter and 154.9% on year, tech.163.com cited China-based...

Taiwan market: Samsung to push into PC retail

Nov 29, 15:16

Samsung Electronics Taiwan expects its channel retail network to expand significantly in 2013 and the company will also start entering Taiwan's enterprise PC and government procurement...

Taiwan market: Samsung sets launch date, price of WP8-based Ativ S

Nov 27, 21:43

Samsung Electronics has launched its Windows Phone 8-based Ativ S for the Taiwan market in cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT). The model will be available in the local market...

Digitimes Research: Entry-level to mid-range models to drive smartphone sales momentum in 2013

Nov 26, 14:23

Entry-level to mid-range smartphones sold to emerging markets will serve as growth drivers for the smartphone industry in 2013. Vendors which offer complete lineups of low-priced...

Taiwan market: Samsung to launch 3G/Wi-Fi-connected bridge camera

Nov 23, 11:09

Samsung Electronics on November 22 unveiled Galaxy Camera, a bridge camera equipped with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and 3G/Wi-Fi connectivity for editing and sharing photos/video, for...

Samsung, Apple patent disputes may escalate

Nov 23, 10:27

Samsung Electronics seems to be determined to continue to its patent disputes with Apple after the US smartphone vendors reached a settlement with Taiwan-based HTC, according to industry...

Patent disputes hike royalty fees for Android handset makers

Nov 22, 14:22

Hardware vendors who use the Android platform for mobile devices are now finding their costs mounting up because of royalty payments, mainly to Microsoft and recently to Apple, according...

Samsung chip powers new Google Chromebook

Nov 21, 21:07

Samsung Electronics has announced that its Exynos 5 Dual application processor powers the new Google Chromebook. Exynos 5 Dual is the industry's first ARM Cortex-A15 CPU and ARM Mali-T604...

Samsung struggling to produce 441ppi smartphone panels, say sources

Nov 20, 20:48

Rumors in the market have been spreading that Samsung Electronics is working on developing a new smartphone for its S-series that will have a 441ppi display, but is having issues...

Samsung intros 10nm eMMC NAND

Nov 16, 15:09

Samsung Electronics has announced a next-generation 64GB embedded multimedia card (eMMC) using 10nm-class process technology. The new 64Gb NAND memory went into production late in...

Samsung building eMMC NAND using 10nm process technology

Second-generation Chromebook shipments expected to remain weak

Nov 14, 16:19

Samsung Electronics launched an 11.6-inch Chromebook developed through cooperation with Google for sale at US$249 in October 2012 and Acer launched another 11.6-inch Chromebook for...

Commentary: Will Apple soften its stance against Samsung after reaching peace deal with HTC?

Nov 14, 10:59

The announcement of a comprehensive settlement of patent lawsuits between Apple and HTC comes as a surprise to the smartphone industry, given Apple's previous hostile attitude against...

China market: Nexus 4 pricing to affect sales, prices of other brands, says report

Nov 13, 22:21

The aggressive pricing strategy adopted by Google for its Nexus 4 may affect sales of Xiaomi smartphones in China and may also force other brands including Samsung Electronics, Motorola...

TSMC sees orders returning for its 28nm process

Nov 8, 21:27

In first-half 2012, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its 28nm process lacking enough capacity, forcing customers such as Qualcomm to shift orders to United Microelectronics...

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Digitimes Research: Samsung Electronics holds strong in 2012 due to panel production strategies

Nov 8, 20:33

Samsung Electronics has held the top spot in terms of revenues generated in 2012 compared to other Asia-based panel makers such as LG Display (LGD), Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics...

Samsung reportedly delays new logic fab construction

Nov 5, 21:53

Samsung Electronics is likely to put off the construction of a new logic fabrication facility dubbed Line-17, due to the possibility of losing a portion of orders for Apple's next-generation...

Smartphones drive 3Q12 growth in worldwide mobile phone market, says IDC

Oct 30, 13:52

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 2.4% year over year in the third quarter of 2012, driven by heavyweights Samsung and Apple as Nokia dropped off the top-5 list of smartphone...

Strong sales of Samsung LTE handsets buoy revenues at RF chip partners

Oct 26, 12:24

Sales of Samsung Electronics' LTE smartphones have been strong, buoying revenues at RF IC suppliers, including Silicon Motion Technology, Skyworks, Anadigics and RFMD, according to...

Smartphone platforms can be transferred to TVs, says Sengital CEO

Oct 23, 10:30

During the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition), Alan Lam, founder and CEO of Hong Kong-based design and engineering company, Sengital, indicated that demand for tablets and...

Korean DRAM firms gearing up for 20nm

Oct 22, 21:09

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have both stepped up efforts to migrate to 20nm process technology, which is expected to become their mainstream production node for DRAM memory in...

Digitimes Research: Trends in smart TV development

Oct 22, 15:26

Since 2010, TV vendors have been putting their emphasis on developing smart TVs, each with their own distinct direction as to what kind of functions the TVs will have. Some vendors...

Smartphones, tablets causing the IT supply chain to fall into imbalance

Oct 17, 21:45

The rapid growths of the smartphone and tablet markets have started to impact demand in other industries such as desktops, notebooks, and digital still cameras (DSC), while causing...

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    Samsung Electronics has announced the Galaxy S5, its flagship smartphone for 2014. The new Galaxy S5 provides a personal fitness tracker to help users monitor and manage their behavior,...

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    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

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    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

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    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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2014 global smartphone market forecast
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    Digitimes Research expects demand in the domestic China market to reach 422 million smartphones in 2014, with 278 million units contributed by China-based smartphone vendors.

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