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  • Last update: Wednesday 6 December 2017 [37 news items]

Smartphone chips suppliers to see gross margins rebound in 2018

Dec 6, 13:26

Smartphone chip solution providers including MediaTek, Spreadtrum Communications and Qualcomm are expected to see their gross margins rebound in 2018, as smartphone vendors are incorporating...

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 to unveil 5G prototype chip by end-2017

Sep 18, 11:19

MediaTek is expected to complete development of its 5G prototype chip by the end of 2017, and is gearing up for trials of its 5G solutions in 2018, according to industry sources.

Tsinghua Unigroup chief pledges firm support for Spreadtrum against mobile chip rivals

Aug 17, 15:24

China's state-backed tech conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup will render persistent support to its subsidiary Spreadtrum Communications to counter increasingly fierce competition in the...

Zhao Weiguo, chairman of Tsinghua Unigroup

Spreadtrum to roll out 12nm AI chips in 2018

Aug 16, 11:20

Spreadtrum Communications plans to launch its 12nm mobile chips for artificial intelligence (AI)-based smartphones in 2018, according to company CEO Leo Li.

Commentary: Proximity benefits China IC designers in tapping domestic market

Jul 5, 14:17

The geographic proximity advantage has proved the most powerful weapon for China IC design houses to develop the vast domestic market, as they can respond to local customers' needs...

Spreadtrum to launch 5G chip as early as 2H18

Jun 15, 20:02

Spreadtrum Communications has assigned hundreds of staff to accelerate R&D of 5G chips, according to company ATP VP Yi Kang.

Yi Kang, ATP VP of Spreadtrum

Intel to build second Spreadtrum chip

Apr 19, 14:56

Intel and Spreadtrum Communications have extended their foundry ties under which Intel will start making another 14nm chip for the China-based mobile SoC supplier, according to industry...

China market: Xiaomi mobile SoC to heat up competition in AP market

Mar 3, 13:50

While the performance and market acceptance of Xiaomi's recently released Surge S1 application processor still remains to be seen, the roll-out of the Surge S1 will certainly heat...

RDA striving to provide 4G RF PA modules across all key platforms

Dec 12, 10:24

RDA Microelectronics, a provider of radio-frequency and mixed-signal chips in China, has been working closely with key chipset providers in the mobile handset market to certify its...

Digitimes Research: China mobile AP shipments to growth over 18% in 2H16

Aug 29, 21:29

Shipment of mobile application processors for smartphones and tablets in the China market are expected to grow 18.6% in the second half of 2016 from those shipped in the first half...

Digitimes Research: 2H16 white-box tablet shipments to be 30% higher than 1H16

Aug 17, 12:01

Shipments of white-box tablets are expected to reach 39 million units in the second half of 2016, a 30% increase compared to those shipped in the first half of the year, buoyed by...

MediaTek to unveil 5G solution as early as 2018

Jun 22, 14:45

MediaTek is looking to debut the first generation of its 5G chip solutions as early as 2018. The Taiwan-based IC design house has expanded an R&D team engaged in the development...

Handset chip vendors to promote peripheral chips in 2016

Dec 1, 22:31

Handset chipset solution vendors, including Qualcomm, MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications are likely to focus on promoting peripheral chips such as fast/wireless charging chips,...

Taiwan approves BOE subsidiary set up

Aug 27, 13:55

The Investment Commission under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has approved an application by China-based TFT-LCD panel maker BOE Technology to set up a local subsidiary to...

China market: Prices for 4- and 8-core handset chips to fall

May 6, 14:16

Prices for 8-core handset chips are set to fall below US$10 in 2015 while those for quad-core chips will slip to US$5, as chipmakers start a price war, according to industry sources...

Spreadtrum looks to expand shipments for smartphones in 2015, says chairman

Apr 7, 11:55

China-based Spreadtrum Communications expects to enjoy significant growth in shipments for 3G and 4G LTE smartphones in 2015, according to company chairman and CEO Leo Li. Sales generated...

Handset solution vendors vying for wearable and peripheral device chip market

Jan 27, 15:54

Handset solution vendors, including Qualcomm, MediaTek, Marvell Technology, Intel and Spreadtrum Communications, are expected to focus on expanding their product portfolio by rolling...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft Mobile exit from feature phone market to benefit white-box makers and Samsung

Dec 9, 11:59

Samsung Electronics and China-based white-box handset makers will benefit from Microsoft Mobile's decision to phase out its feature phone business within one and a half years, Digitimes...

Intel may stop providing subsidies for mobile solutions; switch to providing support through different methods

Oct 21, 16:06

With better-than-expected performance in the third quarter of 2014, some market watchers have speculated that Intel will stop providing subsidies for its mobile device solutions to...

Smartphone 4G solution prices to continue to fall in 1H15

Sep 22, 13:15

Prices of entry-level 4G smartphone solutions have dropped to US$8-9 per unit recently and could slip to US$6-7 in the first half of 2015 as chipset solution vendors are applying...

China-based IC design houses ramping 28nm chip orders at TSMC

Aug 4, 14:05

More than 10 China-based IC design houses and IC design service companies have placed 28nm chip orders at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), indicating the strengthening...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone application processor shipments to grow 13.6% sequentially in 2Q14

May 8, 10:39

Shipments of smartphone application processors in the China market are expected to grow 13.6% sequentially and 10.9% on year in the second quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes...

Shares of MediaTek, MStar trending upward prior to official merger

Dec 31, 15:27

Share prices of MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor have been trending upward on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) recently as the two IC design houses are to officially merge on February...

Tsinghua Unigroup acquires Spreadtrum, RDA to compete with Qualcomm, MediaTek

Nov 18, 22:24

China-based business group Tsinghua Unigroup has acquired China-based handset IC design houses Spreadtrum Communications and RDA Microelectronics for US$1.78 billion and US$910 million...

Digitimes Research: China 3Q13 smartphone AP shipments to rise 4.7% sequentially

Sep 5, 15:11

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to grow by a moderate 4.7% sequentially to 96.4 million units in the third quarter of 2013, according to Digitimes...

Tsinghua offers to buy Spreadtrum for US$28.50 per share

Jun 25, 12:38

Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its board of directors received a preliminary non-binding proposal from Tsinghua Unigroup, a state-owned company funded by Tsinghua University...

Spreadtrum TD-LTE modem to ship in Hisense datacard

Nov 28, 11:05

Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its single-chip multi-mode TD-LTE modem, the SC9610, will be shipping in a Hisense datacard that was awarded a portion of China Mobile's...

Spreadtrum sees decreased 2Q12 net profit

Aug 13, 10:06

Spreadtrum Communications, a China-based provider of handset chipsets, generated net profit of US$21.0 million in the second quarter of 2012, falling by 13.6% on quarter and by 35.4%...

Spreadtrum 1GHz solution powers Huawei TD-SCDMA smartphone

Jul 24, 14:13

Spreadtrum Communications has announced that the company's SC8810 1GHz TD-SCDMA smartphone platform is powering the Huawei T8808D, a dual-SIM dual-active smartphone for China Mobile...

Spreadtrum intros TD-LTE baseband modem for China market

Jan 11, 10:56

Spreadtrum Communications has introduced its first TD-LTE baseband modem, the SC9610. Designed with 40nm CMOS silicon, the SC9610 integrates multiple communication standards into...

MediaTek, Spreadtrum, MStar sharing China market of handset chips

Dec 13, 01:10

Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor and China-based fellow company Spreadtrum Communications are sharing the market demand for handset chips, according to...

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

MediaTek EDGE solutions to see high demand in 3Q11

Jul 4, 12:05

MediaTek is expected to see its revenues grow 15-20% sequentially to NT$24-26 billion (US$833.19-902.62 million) in the third quarter due in part to increased shipments of EDGE solutions,...

China market: Spreadtrum mulling price cuts to maintain market share

Apr 15, 15:20

MediaTek has recently seen a ramp-up in orders for its MT6252 solution, pressuring competitor Spreadtrum Communications to look for ways to maintain its China market share, according...

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    Spreadtrum SC6820 baseband chip

    Spreadtrum Communications has introduced a 1GHz Android smartphone platform for TD-SCDMA (SC8810) and EDGE/WiFi (SC6820) and announced that both products are now sampling with customers...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

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