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Digitimes Research: Shift in handset and tablet panel strategy clear at Touch Taiwan

Sep 3, 15:08

The panel industry has shown a strong shift toward Full HD resolution for use in handsets as well as 2,560 by 1,600 resolution for use in high-end tablets, judging from products recently...

Acer to show new innovations at IFA 2013

Sep 3, 15:06

At IFA 2013, Acer will unveil the new 10.1-inch Iconia A3 Android-based tablet, the new Liquid S2 smartphone, Acer's first smartphone with Ultra HD recording; and the refreshed Ezel...

MEA tablet market surpasses portable PC market for first time, says IDC

Sep 3, 12:12

The size of the Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market exceeded the region's portable PC market for the first time in the second quarter of 2013, according to IDC. IDC has announced...

LG announces the LG G Pad 8.3 tablet

Sep 2, 22:52

LG Electronics has announced the LG G Pad 8.3 tablet, the latest addition to its G Series lineup of mobile devices. The company boasts that the LG G Pad 8.3 is the first Full HD display...

Large-screen smartphones overtake both tablet and portable PC shipments in Asia in 2Q13, says IDC

Sep 2, 14:07

Smartphones with screen sizes of 5- to just under 7-inch, colloquially known as phablets, overtook shipments of each of the portable PC and tablet device categories in Asia Pacific...

Digitimes Research: White-box tablet shipments suffer over 25% drop in 2Q13

Sep 2, 13:25

White-box tablet shipments reached only 15.9 million units in the second quarter of 2013, down 26.3% sequentially due to weakening tablet demand in May and June. Many smaller white-box...

IDC tempers long-term tablet forecast as competing technologies heat up

Aug 30, 14:32

Faced with growing competition from larger smartphones and the prospect of new categories such as wearable devices diverting consumer spending, IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker...

CPT expects improved 3Q13 performance due to handset and tablet panel shipments, says president

Aug 30, 14:14

Chunghwa Pciture Tubes (CPT) expects its handset and tablet panel shipments to pick up through September and October 2013, which should give the company an improved third-quarter...

Inventec merger may trigger consolidation among notebook and handset ODMs

Aug 29, 14:33

Taiwan-based notebook and handset ODMs are likely heading for a new wave of industry consolidation taking cues from the successful merger between notebook maker Inventec and its associated...

Samsung decreases orders for 10.1-inch tablet components, say Taiwan makers

Aug 28, 12:04

Samsung Electronics has reduced orders for components used in 10.1-inch tablets, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers, because 10.1-inch tablet sales have been far below...

MediaTek lands tablet solution orders from China-based tablet makers, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 27, 14:39

MediaTek has landed orders for its tablet chips from 10-20 tablet makers in China with mass shipments to begin in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Tablet sales in Vietnam surge 233% in 1H13, says GfK

Aug 26, 14:17

The tablet craze that is currently taking the world by storm has also infected Vietnam to a large extent with consumers eagerly snapping up the increasingly popular smart devices...

Taiwan vendors concerned about the possibility of cheap iPad mini

Aug 26, 12:19

Apple reportedly will release its new smartphones and tablets in September; however, compared to these new products, Taiwan-based vendors are more concerned about whether Apple has...

Realtek August sales to rise on growing demand for tablets and TVs, says report

Newswatch - Aug 23, 15:24

Realtek Semiconductor is expected to see its August sales outperform July levels thanks to a pick-up in orders placed by its tablet and TV clients, a Chinese-language Economic...

Microsoft clearing first-generation Surface inventory

Aug 21, 22:02

Microsoft has recently started clearing its first-generation Surface tablet inventory to welcome its upcoming second-generation models, which reportedly will be launched in October...

More China-based white-box tablet makers shifting to MediaTek solutions

Aug 21, 11:35

More and more white-box tablet makers in China have begun to develop new models using MediaTek's chipset solutions, including its quad-core MT8125 and MT8135, according to industry...

Intel to launch new tablet platforms, smartphone SoC

Aug 21, 11:14

Intel will launch new tablet platforms, 14nm Cherry Trail in the third quarter and 14nm Willow Trail in the fourth quarter of 2014, as well as new smartphone SoC, 22nm Merrifield,...

Commentary: 7-inch tablet demand to dwindle

Aug 21, 10:26

Smartphones and tablets originally formed two separate markets, but now it seems they may be competing against each other in the near future as smartphone vendors are gradually increasing...

China tablet chipset vendors shifting 28nm process orders away from TSMC, say sources

Aug 20, 11:41

Following the steps of Qualcomm, some China-based tablet chipset vendors reportedly have also slashed their 28nm orders at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) as they...

Taiwan makers conservative about Nokia Windows RT tablet sales

Aug 19, 22:15

While Nokia will unveil its first Windows RT tablet at the end of September and will sell the model through cooperation with Verizon in the US market, Taiwan-based supply chain makers...

Tablet display market more than doubles in 1Q13 as demand booms for smaller products, says IHS

Aug 19, 15:45

Booming demand for low-priced 7-inch products helped shipments of panels used in tablets to more than double in in first-quarter 2013, according to research firm IHS.

Digitimes Research: China tablet and notebook touch panel shipments to register pronounced growth in 3Q13

Aug 19, 10:19

While shipments of touch panels for handset applications will continue to dominate the touch panel industry in China in the second half of 2013, the ratio of tablet touch panels will...

8-inch tablets expected to impact demand for 10.1-inch models, say Taiwan makers

Aug 16, 12:01

Samsung Electronics, Acer and Micro-Star International (MSI) have launched 8-inch tablets and Hewlett-Packard (HP), LG Electronics, Lenovo and Asustek Computer are expected to follow...

Half of top iPad apps either unavailable or not optimized on Android, says Canalys

Aug 15, 15:39

New Canalys' App Interrogator research highlights one of the deficiencies of the Android ecosystem: limited availability of high-quality, tablet-optimized apps in the Google Play...

Intel introduces Android-based education tablet reference design

Aug 14, 15:01

Intel has introduced an education-focused tablet reference design, featuring an Intel Atom processor and the Android operating system. The Intel Education tablet is specifically for...

China-based IC designer Allwinner lands orders from Taiwan

Aug 14, 12:40

China-based Allwinner Technology has won orders for its processors for use in tablets from Taiwan-based Micro-Star International (MSI) and expects to land similar orders from Asustek...

Tablet and handset processors offset PC MPU weakness, says IC Insights

Aug 13, 14:51

Worldwide microprocessor (MPU) sales are on pace to reach a record-high US$61 billion in 2013, mostly due to strong demand for tablets and mobile phones that connect to the Internet,...

Tablet brand vendors preparing for competition in September

Aug 12, 21:11

First-tier tablet vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics and Amazon, have all geared up for the next-generation tablet competition in September, while Intel and Google are also...

Taiwan vendors offer cheap tablets to expand market share

Aug 12, 14:14

The most popular tablet size in the market is currently 7-inch, which accounts for about 70% of total shipments due to their low prices. The iPad is currently the best selling tablet...

Samsung, Apple reportedly developing 12-inch and above tablets

Aug 12, 11:46

Samsung is reportedly developing tablets with a 12-inch or larger display echoing rumors that Apple reportedly has similar plans. Sources from the upstream supply chain believe the...

Worldwide tablet sales expected to exceed 381 million units in 2017, says Forrester

Aug 9, 11:35

Worldwide tablet sales will exceed 381 million units in 2017, according to new research from Forrester.

MediaTek lands tablet chipset orders from Amazon, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 8, 12:00

MediaTek reportedly has landed orders for its MT8135 quad-core solutions from Amazon for its new entry-level Kindle Fire tablets, and shipments of the chipsets will begin in 2014,...

Vendors pleased with Bay Trail-T performance, but concerned about pricing

Aug 7, 22:20

Intel is ready to announce its upcoming Bay Trail-T platform, designed specifically for tablets, in December, and most of Intel's brand partners have expressed satisfaction over the...

China-based BYD lands Intel 7-inch educational tablet orders

Aug 7, 21:57

After having landed smartphone orders from Nokia, Samsung Electronics, Huawei, BlackBerry and High-Tech Computer (HTC), China-based EMS provider BYD has recently acquired orders for...

Demand for ICs used in smartphone, tablet and LCD TV panels to rebound in September, says Novatek president

Aug 7, 20:49

Demand for panels used in smartphones, tablets and LCD TVs is expected to significantly increase in September and the fourth quarter, and so will demand for display driver ICs, Steve...

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    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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    Photo: Company, Jan 24.

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    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

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    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

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TD-LTE market developments and forecast, 2014-2016

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2014 global smartphone market forecast
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