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Digitimes Research: Worldwide tablet shipments to reach 128 million units in 2018

7h 44min ago

Seeing all-screen smartphones continue eroding tablet demand, tablet vendors, to differentiate the two product lines, are turning aggressively to promote 10-inch and above models...

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales remain weak in October

9h 22min ago

Sales of smartphones in the Taiwan market totaled 581,000 units in October, down 1.02% from the previous month and 19.53% from a year earlier, according to data compiled by local...

More China entry-level VR, smartphone vendors to exit markets

Nov 20, 15:25

Almost half of China's brand vendors of entry-level to mid-range VR (virtual reality) devices and smartphones have been forced to quit the markets, as the price gaps of their products...

Ledtech ramping up low-temperature LED lighting capacity

Austria chipmaker ams partners with China firm to develop 3D sensing camera solutions

Nov 17, 13:17

Austria-based ams and China-based Ningbo Sunny Opotech, an optical image system solution provider, have announced a collaboration to jointly develop and market 3D sensing camera solutions...

More Android smartphone vendors to adopt 3D sensing for new models

Nov 17, 12:03

Android smartphone vendors including Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi Technology are expected to equip 3D sensing functionality to their new models slated for launch in 2018, according to...

More smartphone vendors are to adopt 3D sensing technology

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments up on quarter in China in 3Q17

Nov 16, 11:44

Smartphone shipments in the China market reached 112.8 million units in the third quarter of 2017, increasing 18.6% sequentially but decreasing 1.9% on year. China shipments accounted...

SMIC 3Q17 profits fall

Nov 15, 14:11

China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced revenues of US$769.7 million in the third quarter of 2017, up 2.5% sequentially but down...

Phison UFS controller validated by Qualcomm, Hisilicon

Nov 14, 14:00

Phison Electronics' new PS8313-series Universal Flash Storage (UFS) controller has been validated by Qualcomm and HiSilicon Technologies for their smartphone chip platforms, according...

SSD products and eMMC controllers drove Phison's 3Q17 profit to a record high

Zhen Ding expects strong PCB demand to last till 1Q18, says chairman

Nov 14, 12:00

Taiwan-based PCB maker Zhen Ding Technology is seeing strong demand in the fourth quarter of 2017 and expects the momentum to continue in the first quarter of 2018, according to company...

Zhen Ding chairman Charles Shen

Global 3Q17 DRAM revenues climb 16.2%. says DRAMeXchange

Nov 14, 10:43

Sales in the global DRAM market surged 16.2% sequentially to a record US$19.18 billion in the third quarter of 2017, when contract prices of various DRAM products rose by about 5%...

More smartphone vendors developing foldable models

Nov 13, 15:49

A number of smartphone vendors, including Huawei, Oppo, and Samsung Electronics are playing catch-up on the development of foldable smartphones after China's ZTE debuted its first...

Qualcomm signs purchase MoUs with China smartphone vendors

Nov 13, 14:46

Qualcomm has announced that it has signed three non-binding memoranda of understanding (MoU) wherein Xiaomi Technology, Oppo Mobile Telecommunications and Vivo Communication Technology...

Global smartphone shipments up 5.9% on year in 3Q17, says Canalys

Nov 10, 15:33

Global smartphone shipments reached 375.9 million units in the third quarter of 2017, up 5.9% from a year earlier, according to Canalys.

iPhone X costs Apple US$370 in materials, says IHS Markit

Nov 9, 11:54

Teardown engineers at IHS Markit have completed their preliminary physical dissection of the new Apple iPhone X and found that the model A1865 version of the smartphone with 64GB...

Spreadtrum chips adopted by Accent for smartphones sold in North Africa

Nov 9, 10:46

Spreadtrum Communications, a China-based fabless chipmaker specializing in mobile SoCs, has announced its solutions have been selected by Accent, an IT brand based in Morocco, for...

MediaTek October revenues fall to 3-month low

Nov 8, 13:55

MediaTek saw its October 2017 revenues fall to a three-month low of NT$21.01 billion (US$696.2 million). The Taiwan-based smartphone SoC specialist's revenues for the month represented...

Digitimes Research: China vendors to see 11% growth in smartphone shipments in 4Q17

Nov 7, 15:25

Smartphone shipments, including exports, by China-based vendors are expected to reach 199.1 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017, up 11.1% from the 179.2 million units shipped...

Top-5 smartphone vendors occupy over 75% of China market, says IDC

Nov 7, 10:55

While the smartphone market in China declined 1% on year in shipment volume in third-quarter 2017, the share of the top-five smartphone vendors there grew from 65.2% in second-quarter...

Wafer test specialist CHPT optimistic about performance in 2018

Nov 6, 09:52

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT) has expressed optimism about its sales prospects for 2018 due to stable orders for application processor (AP) test...

China smartphone brands all set for Single's Day

Nov 3, 14:28

China-based smartphone brand vendors including Oppo, Xiaomi and BBK Electronics (Vivo) have begun launching new promotions and price cuts for their devices for China's Singles' Day...

China smartphone brands all set for Single's Day

Taiwan market: HTC launches U11+

Nov 3, 12:12

HTC has launched its new flagship smartphone, the U11+, in the Taiwan market at NT$19,900 (US$660) unlocked for a 4GB RAM version and NT$21,900 for a 6GB RAM version.

MediaTek posts profit and gross margin growth in 3Q17

Nov 1, 13:56

MediaTek saw its gross margin rise to 36.4% in the third quarter from 35% in the second, while net profits soared 129% sequentially to NT$5.06 billion (US$167.8 million).

Prices may weaken iPhone X sales in Asia Pacific, say channel operators

Oct 31, 12:03

Despite the fact that iPhone X is currently seeing strong pre-orders in Asia Pacific, many channel operators are still concerned about iPhone X's sales in the region since the model...

SK Hynix posts record revenues, earnings for 3Q17

Oct 26, 10:37

SK Hynix saw its revenues, operating profits and net profits reach record-high levels for the third consecutive quarter in the third quarter of 2017.

Audix to ramp up shipments of VCM components

Oct 25, 13:32

IC distributor and component maker Audix will ramp up monthly shipments of its VCM (voice coil motor) components to 50 million units in October and November, according to industry...

Audix enjoys strong VCM demand for smartphone cameras

Taiwan market: Sugar Phone launches two smartphones

Oct 25, 12:06

French smartphone vendor Sugar Phone has unveiled the latest two models of its C11-series products, C11 and C11s, in the Taiwan market, with the availability to begin on November...

Sugar Phone launches smartphones in Taiwan

Huawei ships 112 million smartphones in January-September

Oct 24, 15:20

Huawei shipped 112 million smartphones worldwide in the first three quarters of 2017, increasing 19% on year and positioning itself as the largest smartphone vendor in China, according...

Huawei aims to become two-two brands in global smartphone market

Qualcomm gains further share of smartphone AP market in 1H17, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 24, 11:43

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market declined 5% on year to reach US$9.4 billion in the first half of 2017, according to Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm maintained...

Taiwan market: iPhone 8 devices best-selling smartphones in September

Oct 24, 11:41

Though demand for the iPhone 8 series has been weaker than expected, the new Apple smartphones still recorded the best sales in Taiwan in September, making Apple the top smartphone...

Sales of iPhone 8 devices riding high in Taiwan

Foxconn to help Sharp expand smartphone sales, says paper

Oct 23, 14:25

The Foxconn Group (Hon Hai) is to exert all-out efforts to help Sharp expand its presence in the handset market, aiming to position the Japan-based brand among the top-five players...

Taiwan foundries seeing brisk demand from fabless firms

Oct 20, 15:46

Taiwan-based IC foundries including 8-inch ones have seen orders from their local fabless clients grow, which would indicate a particularly strong fourth quarter for Taiwan's IC industry,...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches new flagship smartphone

Oct 20, 15:06

China-based Xiaomi has launched its new Xiaomi Mix 2 smartphone in Taiwan, featuring an all-screen 18:9 ratio 5.99-inch display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB memory and...

Xiaomi Mix 2 smartphone

White-box smartphone players adopting new innovations to enhance competitiveness

Oct 20, 11:22

Facing fierce competitions from first-tier vendors, white-box smartphone vendors have been incorporating the latest technologies such as all-screen high-resolution displays, fingerprint...

HTC to introduce new smartphone in November

Oct 19, 13:14

HTC has sent out invitations for a product event to be held in Taipei on November 2. It is highly anticipated that the vendor will unveil its first all-screen model, dubbed HTC U...

MediaTek to post slight decrease in 4Q17 revenues

Oct 19, 11:37

MediaTek is expected to post a slight sequential decrease in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2017, with gross margin to stay flat, according to industry sources.

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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    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.