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  • Last update: Friday 15 December 2017 [2927 news items]

IT component shortages could worsen during holidays

Oct 2, 15:16

With components including DRAM and panels still in shortages, the long holidays in China, South Korea and Taiwan in October are expected to pose a great challenge to smartphone and...

Component shortages may worsen

ShunSin obtains orders for fingerprint sensor modules from China

Oct 2, 10:21

ShunSin Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) specializing in assembly and test of system-in-package (SiP) modules, has obtained new orders...

Taiwan market: Smartphone vendors also eyeing entry-level, mid-tier segments

Sep 29, 11:53

A number of smartphone vendors are gearing up efforts to promote entry-level and mid-tier models in the Taiwan market despite mounting competition brought upon by the availability...

More entry-level and mid-tier smartphone models are being launched

MediaTek smartphone chipset MT6739 debuts in India

Sep 28, 11:55

MediaTek has introduced its MT6739chipset at India Mobile Congress 2017, the first mobile conference of its kind in the region. The quad-core system on chip (SoC) is built for India's...

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MediaTek likely to meet high end of 3Q17 guidance

Sep 27, 13:46

MediaTek is expected to meet the high-end of its sales guidance for the third quarter of 2017, driven by better-than-expected sales of its recently introduced Helio P23 and P30 chips,...

Smartphone sales in Taiwan remain sluggish in August

Sep 26, 11:49

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market reached 589,000 units in August, decreasing 2.48% from the previous month as consumers were waiting for the release of new models from...

Oppo R11 was the top-selling smartphone in Taiwan in August

CPT reports tight supply for all-screen smartphone panels

Sep 22, 16:10

Chunghwa Picture Tubes' (CPT) current supply of all-screen smartphone applications are falling short of demand by 20%, according to company vice president Ryan Chung.

KYEC grabs testing orders for analog, PA chips from Murata

Sep 21, 15:18

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has recently obtained testing orders for analog chips and power amplifiers (PA) from Murata Manufacturing, according to industry sources.

Google buys part of HTC smartphone team for US$1.1 billion

Sep 21, 11:19

Google and HTC have announced a definitive agreement under which certain HTC employees - many of whom are already working with Google to develop Pixel smartphones - will join Google...

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China market: All-screen smartphone shipments ramping up

Sep 19, 15:24

China-based smartphone vendors are ramping up shipments of all-screen models, which will push up the penetration rate of these products in the global smartphone market in 2017 and...

Shipments of all-screen models ramping up

Edom 3Q17 revenues to increase over 20% sequentially

Sep 19, 13:56

Edom Technology, which distributes products for chip vendors such as Nvidia and Skyworks, is expected to report over 20% revenue growth sequentially for the third quarter of 2017,...

Touch Taiwan 2017: Innolux to highlight gaming notebook panels

Sep 19, 13:54

In response to the growing global gaming market, Innolux will showcase a series of gaming notebook/monitor panels at the upcoming Taiwan Touch 2017 to be held at the Nangang Exhibition...

Innolux 15.6-inch gaming notebook panel

Taiwan market: Android phone vendors breathe a sigh of relief on iPhone X

Sep 14, 11:17

Most Android-based smartphone vendors generally have breathed a sigh relief after Apple unveiled its iPhone X as they believe the impact of iPhone X on their sales in the Taiwan market...

MediaTek to lag in advanced-node chip race

Sep 14, 11:14

MediaTek is unlikely to roll out mobile chips built using more advanced 10nm and 7nm process technologies in 2018, as it has moved to focus on the mid-range smartphone market segment,...

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Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to rebound in September

Sep 13, 14:18

Smartphone shipments in the Taiwan market are expected to rebound to over 650,000 units in September, buoyed by the launch of new flagship models by Samsung Electronics, and Sony...

Availability of new models, including new iPhones, to push smartphone sales in Taiwan

Asustek sees on-year decline in August revenues

Sep 11, 16:03

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$37.8 billion (US$1.29 billion) for August, up 19.8% on month, but down 5.14% on year. The company's combined consolidate...

Asustek ZenFone 4 became available in late August

MediaTek August revenues climb to 9-month high

Sep 8, 11:24

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues climbed to a nine-month high of NT$22.5 billion (US$748.8 million) in August 2017. MediaTek's consolidated sales for August 2017 represented...

Global DRAM module sales fall 12% in 2016, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 7, 10:46

Global DRAM module sales totaled around US$6.9 billion in 2016, down about 12% from US$7.9 billion a year earlier, according to DRAMeXchange. Falling PC DRAM prices during the first...

HTC August revenues lowest in 13 years

Sep 7, 10:34

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3 billion (US$99.69 million) for August, the company's lowest monthly figures in 13 years. August revenues also represented a decline...

Sales momentum for HTC U11 is declining

SPIL, Sigurd and KYEC post sequential revenue growth in August

Sep 6, 15:56

IC backend houses Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), Sigurd Microelectronics and King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) all saw their August revenues climb to their highest monthly...

The midrange smartphone concept: Q&A with TL Lee, GM of MediaTek Wireless Communication Dept

Sep 6, 14:44

Taiwan-based chip designer MediaTek has newly released its Helio P-series chipset solutions for smartphones, aiming to regain its share of the global market for SoCs for midrange...

TL Lee, general manager of MediaTek's Wireless Communication Department

Largan August revenues highest in 2017

Sep 6, 14:07

Smartphone lens maker Largan Precision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.011 billion (US$166 million) for August, the highest monthly level so far in 2017 with growths of...

Samsung increases chip orders to Taiwan fabless firms

Sep 5, 15:12

Samsung Electronics has stepped up purchases of IC parts from its Taiwan-based suppliers, including fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) and RF component specialist...

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IFA 2017: LG launches V30 flagship smartphone

Sep 4, 16:03

LG Electronics has unveiled its LG V30, the latest iteration of the company's V series flagship smartphones, at IFA 2017. The V30 features F1.6 aperture camera lens, a glass Crystal...

LG V30

Upstream material suppliers in new iPhone supply chain to see strong growth

Sep 4, 15:09

With Apple expected to launch its new iPhone soon, Taiwan players in the US vendor's smartphone supply chain are warming up to embrace a new round of business boom, with the upstream...

Apple is expected to launch the new iPhone soon

India market: China smartphone vendors facing uncertainty

Aug 31, 16:00

Sales of smartphones by China-based brands, including Oppo and Vivo, reportedly has suffered declines in India during the July-August period due to measures initiated by the local...

China-based smartphone vendors facing uncertainty in India

Advantest obtains ramp-up of orders for memory production

Aug 31, 15:01

Semiconductor testing equipment supplier Advantest has landed a ramp-up of orders from Korea- and Taiwan-based memory chipmakers, according to CH Wu, chairman of Advantest Taiwan.

IC material supplier Wahlee obtains dry-film photoresist orders

Aug 31, 12:24

Semiconductor material distributor Wahlee Industrial has obtained dry-film photoresist orders from Taiwan-based PCB firms for the production of substrate-like PCBs (SLP), according...

Taiwan market: HTC updates entry-level smartphone model

Aug 30, 14:26

HTC has launched an update version of its HTC One A9s in the Taiwan market aiming to further expand its market share. The product is available at NT$4,990 (US$165) unlocked.

Smartphone growth expected to remain positive in 2021, says IDC

Aug 30, 13:39

Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to maintain positive growth through 2021, according to IDC, which expects shipments to grow from 1.47 billion in 2016 to just over 1.7...

MediaTek launches SoCs for mid-range smartphones

Aug 29, 15:24

MediaTek has introduced new members of its Helio chipset family, the P23 and P30 system-on-chips (SoCs), designed to deliver performance and power efficiency, dual camera photography,...

HTC, Asustek smartphone businesses hit headwinds

Aug 29, 11:52

Taiwan's top-two smartphone vendors HTC and Asustek Computer are facing mounting pressure on how to make a turnaround of their beleaguered smartphone business amid increasing competition,...

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Android device launches drive 18.4% growth in 2Q17 in Australia, says IDC

Aug 28, 16:13

The Australian mobile phone market, including feature phones and smartphones, exceeded growth expectations as it shipped 2.16 million mobile phones in the second quarter of 2017 as...

Lite-On Semi obtains GPP diode orders from major China smartphone vendors

Aug 28, 10:58

Lite-On Semiconductor with its GPP (glass passivated package) bridge rectifiers has entered the supply chain of major China-based smartphone vendors including Huawei, Oppo, Vivo and...

Lite-On Semi and its subsidiary On-Bright are set to post strong 3Q17 results

Chipbond, ChipMOS see rising orders for TDDI chips

Aug 25, 12:19

Backend houses Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have seen orders for TDDI (touch with display driver integration) chips for use in 18:9 smartphone panels ramp up, which...

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    Rose Pink Edition of Samsung Galaxy S8+

    Samsung Electronics has released its sixth color edition of the Galaxy S8+ 64GB model: Rose Pink. Starting June 30, the Rose Pink version of the smartphone will be available in select...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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    Huawei P10/P10 Plus smartphones

    Huawei has unveiled the P10 and P10 Plus smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2017, equipping P10 with Leica Dual-Camera 2.0 and the P10 Plus with Leica Dual-Camera 2.0 Pro Edition...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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    Acer Air Monitor

    Acer has recently announced its new air monitor designed to help people keep tabs on indoor air quality. The Acer Air Monitor allows real-time monitoring of key air quality indicators...

    Photo: Company, Mar 3.

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    Asustek ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphone

    Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone 3 Zoom, an ultra-thin 5.5-inch smartphone with a 5000mAh battery and a dual-camera system. The ZenFone 3 Zoom features dual-camera system consists...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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    Asustek ZenFone AR smartphone

    Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone AR, a smartphone that represents an advance in mobile virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies. The vendor said it is the...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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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.