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Android growth drives another strong quarter for worldwide tablet market, says IDC

Nov 1, 12:13

Worldwide tablet shipments grew to 47.6 million units in the third quarter of 2013, according to preliminary data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. While slightly below...

Despite weak quarter, Apple remains on top of tablet market in 3Q13, says IHS

Oct 31, 16:26

Apple in third-quarter 2013 remained king of the tablet business as it held onto its lead in shipments, even though it lost shipment market share in the quarter.

Taiwan market: Asustek launches Transformer Book Trio TX201

Oct 31, 16:15

Asustek Computer has launched the Transformer Book Trio TX201, a convertible notebook, tablet and desktop, in the Taiwan market at a retail price of NT$39,900 (US$1,353).

Windows 8.1 tablet sales 20-30% below expectations

Oct 31, 14:02

Channel retailers are seeing their Windows 8.1-based tablet sales in October 20-30% below than their original expectations, despite strong price/performance ratios.

Digitimes Research: Non-iPad tablets account for over 50% of global shipments in 3Q13

Oct 29, 15:14

In the third quarter of 2013, global tablet shipments reached 35.68 million units, up 15.3% sequentially and 34.6% on year, driven mainly by non-iPad tablet shipments, which reached...

Combined smartphone and tablet factory revenues to exceed entire consumer electronics market in 2013, says IHS

Oct 28, 14:37

In a dramatic sign of how consumer tastes have shifted to new, more exciting wireless products, global factory revenues for smartphones and tablets in 2013 will rise to become larger...

PC brand vendors release new Windows 8.1 products

Oct 28, 10:57

Asustek Computer recently released its Transformer Book T100 2-in-1 device featuring Windows 8.1 and Intel Bay Trail-T processor, priced at US$349 for a 32GB model and US$399 for...

Retailers begin tweaking Apple recommended price cuts for previous-generation iPad products

Oct 25, 15:09

Apple's upcoming iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display have already triggered price cuts by channel retailers for previous-generation iPads. US-based Best Buy is currently offering...

Tablet shipment forecast lowered through 2017, says DisplaySearch

Oct 24, 14:49

The forecast for global tablet shipments has been lowered as short-term build plans are being reduced. According to DisplaySearch, tablet shipments are still expected to be up 30%...

MediaTek to see tablet solution shipments double in 2014

Oct 23, 21:44

MediaTek is expected to see its shipments of tablet solutions double in 2014 from 15-20 million units projected for 2013 and account for 30% of the non-iPad tablet chipset market,...

Ultra HD tablet market to become focus of vendors throughout 2014

Oct 23, 14:47

Japan panel makers and vendors are bumping up their presence in the Ultra HD tablet market. Japan Display will mass produce 12.1-inch 365ppi tablet panels featuring low energy consumption...

Apple announces iPad Air and Retina-featured iPad mini

Oct 23, 11:40

Apple has announced the iPad Air featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display. Weighed one pound, iPad Air is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the fourth-generation iPad, and with a narrower...

BYD lands tablet orders from HP, Dell, Toshiba

Oct 22, 18:54

China-based BYD has obtained ODM/OEM orders for tablets from Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and Toshiba due to its competitive prices, according to Taiwan-based tablet supply chain mak...

China chipset vendors accounting for growing share of tablet solution market

Oct 22, 15:07

More chipset vendors in China, including Allwinner Technology, Rockchip Electronic and Amlogic, have been ramping up solutions to tap the booming global tablet market, which is expected...

Worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments to grow 4.5% in 2013, says Gartner

Oct 22, 14:36

Worldwide combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones are projected to reach 2.32 billion units in 2013, a 4.5% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. The market is being...

Vendors expand tablet sizes for more opportunities

Oct 21, 13:05

Tablets with 7-inch displays are currently the most popular models among consumers, accounting for 70% of total shipments. However, to seek opportunities from other applications,...

O-Film to enter more smartphone and tablet supply chains in 2014

Oct 18, 14:35

China-based touch panel maker O-Film Tech is expected to enter more smartphone and tablet supply chains in 2014 due to its low-price solutions, which is expected to put a strain on...

China white-box tablet players expand presence

Oct 18, 11:30

China-based white-box tablet players have expanded their presence with several already shipping more than 200,000 units per month, according to industry sources. In addition, the...

Asustek competing in 8-inch tablet market with low price

Oct 16, 13:44

Tablet brand vendors have recently started turning to develop 8-inch models hoping the new product line will help boost their overall gross margins. However, since demand for 8-inch...

Smartphone and tablet apps processor markets expand over 40% in 2Q13, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 15, 12:09

The global smartphone applications processor market continued to show strength and grew 44% on year to US$4.4 billion in the second quarter of 2013, while the tablet processor market...

Intel plans cheap Bay Trail CPUs for 2Q14

Oct 14, 21:46

Intel is planning to release entry-level Bay Trail-based processors for the Android platform in the second quarter of 2014, according to sources from tablet players.

New iPad devices to impact expensive tablets

Oct 14, 15:39

Microsoft's second-generation Surface and new Android-based tablets are expected to be impacted by Apple's launch of the next-generation iPad and iPad mini as the company is likely...

Apple, Samsung said to be developing 12-inch tablets

Oct 14, 11:51

Apple and Samsung Electronics are said to be planning to release 12-inch tablets. Apple is currently cooperating with Quanta Computer on the project, while Samsung is developing the...

Tablet players turning to focus on large-size products

Taiwan market: Asustek launches a new 10.1-inch convertible tablet

Oct 9, 14:17

Asustek Computer on October 8 announced the launch of the Transformer Pad TF701T, a 10.1-inch convertible tablet featuring Nvidia's Tegra 4 processor in the Taiwan market at a retail...

Digitimes Research: Amazon changes strategy for 3rd-generation Kindle Fire

Oct 8, 15:33

Amazon recently announced three third-generation Kindle Fire tablets, one 8.9-inch and two 7-inch models. In addition to new hardware, Amazon also updated many of its apps and services,...

Brand vendors eying Turkey education tablet orders

Oct 7, 22:18

The Turkey government has recently finished accepting bidding applications from brand vendors for the procurement orders of its education tablets and is expected to have a decision...

Second-tier and white-box tablet vendors facing sales pressure

Oct 7, 14:10

Second-tier and white-box vendors are expected to see their proportion of total tablet shipments drop in the fourth quarter due to competition from first-tier vendors, according to...

Taiwan market: 7-Eleven launches 7-inch tablet, 50-inch connected LCD TV through cooperation with Foxconn

Oct 1, 21:08

President Chain Store, the operator of 7-Eleven in Taiwan, on October 1 unveiled a 7-inch tablet and multimedia sharing device enabling wireless transfer of video from smartphones,...

Taiwan market: Gigabyte Communications, Intel Taiwan cooperate to launch 7-inch tablet GSmart 7 Tab

Sep 30, 22:05

Gigabyte Communications, Taiwan-based notebook and motherboard vendor Gigabyte Technology's smartphone vendor subsidiary, under the own brand GSmart, has cooperated with Intel Taiwan...

Asustek testing tablet market with various models

Sep 30, 21:48

Asustek Computer's business strategy for the tablet market has changed recently, as the company is flooding the market with new models to see if any of them can continue the success...

Innolux sees white-box tablet panels reach 2.5 million shipments a month

Sep 30, 21:16

Innolux has recently seen shipments for panels used in white-box tablets reach 2.5 million units a month.

Android ecosystem takes the baton from Apple iPad in the tablet race, says ABI Research

Sep 30, 14:55

A shift in leadership is now upon the tablet mobile computing market. At the year's mid-point, ABI Research identified a trio of events signaling Apple's iPad family of products has...

Pegatron to make Dell 8-inch Windows 8 tablets

Sep 27, 11:37

Pegatron Technology will be responsible for ODM production of an 8-inch Windows 8 tablet expected to be unveiled by Dell in early October, according to Taiwan-based supply chain ma...

Taiwan tablet panel makers see low order visibility as competition intensifies

Sep 27, 11:05

Tablet panel makers in Taiwan currently have low order visibility due to less-than-expected sales of tablets as well as to increased competition from other panel makers.

Amazon unveils Kindle Fire HDX and cheaper Kindle Fire HD

Sep 26, 15:22

Amazon has introduced the third generation of Kindle Fire - the new Kindle Fire HDX. The Kindle Fire HDX tablets combine the latest hardware, the newest version of Fire OS, and new...

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    VIA Viega ruggedized Android tablet

    VIA Technologies has announced the VIA Viega, a ruggedized 10.1-inch Android tablet. The IP65-rated VIA Viega sports a durable design that protects against spills, rain, and dust...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

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    The Panasonic 3E is a tablet that comes with a detachable keyboard to deliver notebook capabilities. It is built on Intel's 2-in-1 reference design as a device for K-12 students....

    Photo: Company, Jul 10.

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

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    Asustek FonePad 7 LTE

    Asustek's FonePad 7 LTE, unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2014, is a 7-inch phablet with built-in LTE connectivity and phone functionality. Fonepad 7 LTE features dDual front speakers,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 7.

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    Intel new Education Tablet

    The Intel Education Tablet runs on Android 4.2 and has kid-friendly features such as: rubber bumpers on the sides making it easier for small hands to hold; a power button that resists...

    Photo: Company, Jan 24.

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