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  • Last update: Thursday 17 July 2014 [1432 news items]

Tablets with telephone functions expected to gain demand in emerging markets

Sep 26, 14:49

Tablets with 7-inch displays and telephone functions are expected to enjoy strong demand in emerging markets due to their friendlier prices and characteristics that suit the demand...

Global tablet panel shipments recover after three straight months of declines, says DisplaySearch

Sep 26, 14:25

After three consecutive months of shipment declines in the second quarter of 2013, global LCD tablet panel shipments recovered in July. According to DisplaySearch, 23 million tablet...

White-box tablet vendors aggressively cutting prices to stay competitive

Sep 26, 12:01

The aggressive push of brand vendors such as Amazon, Google, Samsung Electronics and Acer, into the 7-inch tablet market has forced China-based white-box players to further reduce...

China white-box makers likely to face rising DRAM costs

Sep 26, 11:26

China-based white-box smartphone and tablet manufacturers will have to encounter rising costs of buying DRAM chips if SK Hynix' fire-damaged plant fails to restore full production...

Nvidia announces Tegra Note tablet platform

Sep 24, 15:45

Nvidia has announced through a blog post its latest tablet platform, Tegra Note, featuring internally developed Tegra 4 processor with a 72-core GeForce GPU, quad-core Cortex-A15...

Microsoft new Surface shipments to reach 3 million units in 2014, sources estimate

Sep 24, 14:45

Microsoft has unveiled its second-generation Surface tablets, but sources from the upstream supply chain estimate the devices' sales will reach only three million units in 2014, accounting...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments to China to rise 53% in 3Q13

Sep 23, 21:46

Shipments of tablet-use application processors to the China market are set to register growth of 24.9% sequentially and 53.3% on year in the third quarter of 2013, according to Digitimes...

CEE tablet market continues to rocket, driven by low-cost devices, says IDC

Sep 23, 13:07

The tablet market in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) continues to surge, growing 175.6% on year in the second quarter of 2013, according to the latest results from IDC. Tablet shipments...

Digitimes Research: Vendors to turn to 8-inch tablets to avoid competition in 7-inch segment

Sep 18, 15:28

Digitimes Research has found that the US tablet market is seeing more launches of low-price 7-inch models. Since more 7-inch devices are expected to come out before the end of 2013,...

Lenovo expected to ship 1.8 million tablets in 3Q13

Sep 17, 13:47

China-based Lenovo shipped 1.5 million tablets to rank fourth among international vendors in the second quarter of 2013 based on IDC statistics, and is expected to ship 1.8 million...

8-inch tablet shipments to fall short of expectations, say Taiwan makers

Sep 17, 11:42

Several brand vendors including Samsung Electronics and Acer have released 8-inch tablets in light of the good sales performance for the 7.9-inch iPad mini and in order to avoid intense...

Quanta may not achieve 20 million tablet shipments in 2013

Sep 16, 22:10

Weaker-than-expected sales of Google's second-generation Nexus 7 may cause Quanta Computer, the manufacturer of the tablet, to be unable to reach its tablet shipment goal of 20 million...

Active management of channel inventory has tongues wagging about new Apple tablets

Sep 16, 21:44

Apple is rumored to be ready to release its next-generation iPad and iPad mini in October, as related channel retailers have been actively managing their iPad inventories recently,...

Russia PC shipments continue to slow in 2Q13, says IDC

Sep 13, 15:07

According to IDC, PC shipments in Russia in the second quarter of 2013 continued their steep decline, with volume slipping by 37.3% on year to a total of 2.47 million units. The notebook...

Tablet panel shipments to China vendors see slowdown

Sep 12, 14:29

Tablet panel supply chains are seeing decreased orders from China tablet vendors due to the vendors' high reserves.

Tablet shipments to top total PC shipments in 4Q13 and annually by 2015, says IDC

Sep 12, 11:23

The worldwide smart connected device market, comprised of PCs, tablets, and smartphones, is forecast to grow 27.8% on year in 2013, slightly lower than the 30.3% growth in 2012. The...

China and Taiwan panel makers land tablet panel orders from Samsung

Sep 11, 15:58

Upstream panel makers and component makers in both China and Taiwan have reportedly landed new orders from Samsung Electronics for tablet panels.

Taiwan market: Sony to release Windows-based tablet in late September

Sep 11, 12:34

Sony plans to release its Windows 8-based tablet, the VAIO Tap 11 in late September in Taiwan, priced at NT$38,800.

Gesture-based user interfaces in smartphones and tablets spur fast growth for proximity sensors, says IHS

Sep 9, 13:28

The market for sensors that track hand movements in conjunction with touch screens is growing explosively as smartphones, tablets and other products increasingly incorporate gesture...

China market: Apple shares over 64% of 2Q13 consumer tablet sales, says Analysys

Sep 9, 10:56

Apple occupied 64.6% of 3.576 million consumer tablets sold in the China market during second-quarter 2013, with overall unit sales increasing 5.2% sequentially and 52.8% on year,...

Initial sales of new Samsung 10.1-inch tablet likely to be small

Sep 6, 14:17

Initial sales of Samsung's new Galaxy Note 10.1 are estimated at only 400,000-600,000 units a month, according to industry sources. In addition, sales of Samsung's existing 10.1-inch...

Makers in Microsoft, Nokia supply chains to compete fiercely for orders

Sep 4, 15:08

Taiwan-based makers in Microsoft's and Nokia's supply chains are expected to gear up efforts to garner orders for smartphones, games consoles, tablets and other peripherals after...

Microsoft purchase of Nokia handset business may boost Chrome devices

Sep 4, 14:01

Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business is expected to intensify competition between Microsoft and PC vendors and thus the latter are likely to be more willing...

China-based Xiaomi to unveil new 7-inch tablet with help from Taiwan players, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 3, 15:09

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi is ready to unveil its new 7-inch tablet, the Mi-Pad on September 5 with a price of CNY999 (US$163), according to a Chinese-language Economic...

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...

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