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Digitimes Research: 2Q13 brand tablet shipments to reach 34 million units

Jun 3, 12:02

Following the low season in the first quarter of 2013, many vendors from the non-iPad tablet camp will introduce new affordable models running on the Google Android platform in the...

Acer, Asustek to showcase the latest innovations at Computex 2013

May 31, 15:32

At Computex 2013, Acer will showcase two Windows 8 tablets, the 8-inch W3 810 and 11.6-inch Bulgari, while Asustek Computer reportedly will display its new Zenbooks featuring reinforced...

Global tablet shipments to grow 62% in 2013, says MIC

May 31, 15:08

There will be 182 million notebooks shipped globally in 2013, decreasing 5.3% on year, while tablet shipments will increase 62.2% to 228 million, according to the Market Intelligence...

Digitimes Research: Global 2Q13 handset touch panel shipments to show 5% sequential growth

May 31, 10:55

The second quarter is the beginning of the traditional boom season for the touch panel market and demand from handset makers has been reviving. Digitimes Research predicts that global...

Worldwide tablet shipments to surpass portable PC shipments in 2013, total PC shipments in 2015, says IDC

May 29, 16:49

According to a new forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, tablet shipments are expected to grow 58.7% on-year in 2013 reaching 229.3 million units, up from 144.5...

Global tablet sales in 2Q13 may fall 20-30% sequentially, say Taiwan makers

May 29, 15:42

Global tablet sales in the second quarter of 2013, due to off-season effects and consumers deferring purchases in anticipation of new models to be launched in the third quarter, are...

China market: Lenovo prices the A1000 tablet at around CNY1,000

May 27, 16:21

Lenovo has recently started selling its new Lenovo A1000 in China, priced only at around CNY1,000 (US$163), and the tablet has already become one of the top sellers in the country.

China market: White-box tablet makers approaching MediaTek for quad-core solutions

May 27, 15:17

China-based white-box tablet makers are reportedly approaching MediaTek for the purchase of the chipmaker's integrated MT8125 and 8135 quad-core application processors for tablets,...

Windows 8 expected to take up 5-8% of global tablet shipments in 2013, say Taiwan makers

May 22, 20:36

Possibly because Microsoft has lowered licensing rates for Windows 8 for use in tablets, many vendors are developing Windows 8 tablets for launch in the second half of 2013, and thus...

Taiwan market: Sony to launch Xperia Tablet Z

May 22, 15:21

Sony Mobile Communications Taiwan on May 21 unveiled the Xperia Tablet Z, an Android 4.1.2 waterproof tablet equipped with Qualcomm S4 Pro 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 10.1-inch 1920...

MediaTek 2Q13 sales likely to beat guidance

May 20, 21:30

MediaTek is likely to report higher-than-expected sales for the second quarter of 2013 on a recent ramp-up in demand from China-based smartphone and tablet companies, according to...

Ruggedized PC vendors eyeing 7- to 8-inch tablet market

May 17, 16:09

As 7- to 8-inch displays are expected to become a new specification for ruggedized tablets in 2014, vendors, such as Taiwan-based Getac Technology and Japan-based Panasonic, are eyeing...

Samsung reportedly to supply panels for Microsoft 7.9-inch tablet

May 15, 22:18

Microsoft will reportedly release a 7.9-inch Surface tablet at the end of June featuring displays from Samsung Display, but LG Display (LGD) and Taiwan-based firms have yet to be...

Microsoft 2nd-generation Surface RT estimated price between US$249-299

May 15, 21:53

Microsoft is ready to announce its second-generation Surface RT tablet with an 8-inch display in June with an estimated price between US$249-299, according to sources from the upstream...

Taiwan IC suppliers land pull-in orders from China smartphone, tablet makers

May 14, 14:13

Shipments of IC parts to China by Taiwan-based IC suppliers have regained momentum following a slight pause after the May 1 holidays, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to launch own-brand tablet

May 14, 11:34

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) will launch myPad P4 Lite, an own-brand 7-inch tablet, for contract-bundled sale on May 15.

Tablet vendors ask panel makers to refrain from raising panel prices

May 13, 21:31

Tablet vendors hope to sell entry-level 7-inch tablets at between US$129-169 in 2013 and are asking panel providers to refrain from increasing pricing for their panel technology,...

Smart mobile device shipments exceed 300 million in 1Q13, says Canalys

May 10, 10:51

Total smart mobile device (notebook, tablet and smartphone) shipments for first-quarter 2013 hit 308.7 million units, according to Canalys' latest worldwide estimates. This represents...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments in 1Q13 down sequentially, up on year

May 9, 11:44

There were 31.93 million tablets shipped globally during the first quarter of 2013, decreasing on quarter by 26.1% but increasing on year by 66.1%, according to figures collected...

China market: Rising popularity of tablets with 3G functionality to benefit MediaTek, Qualcomm

May 9, 10:46

Demand for 7-8-inch white-box tablets with built-in 3G functionality in China has been increasing, a trend which is likely to benefit MediaTek and Qualcomm, according to industry...

Tablet vendors already plan new strategies for 2014, panel makers may face production issues

May 7, 14:49

Tablet vendors are already in discussions over releasing more 8-inch products in 2014 in anticipation that 5- and 6-inch smartphones will slowly drive down sales of 7-inch tablets...

Acer unveils new ultrabooks, notebooks and tablet

May 6, 14:49

At a press event held in New York, Acer has unveiled its latest mobile products including the Aspire R7, a 15.6-inch notebook; Aspire P3 ultrabook; Iconia A1 7.9-inch tablet; and...

Apple and Samsung to ship a combined 110 million tablets in 2013

May 3, 12:16

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers have received surging orders from international tablet vendors and China-based white-box ones, according to Taiwan-based supply chain sources, adding...

Taiwan market: Tablet sales in 2013 estimated at over 1.5 million units

May 2, 21:40

There will be at least 1.5 million tablets sold in the Taiwan market in 2013 mainly 7-inch models, growing 25% from 2012, according to local retail channels.

Heat pipe demand from tablets starts rising in 2013

May 2, 15:20

Cooling module demand from tablets is rising in 2013 as average power consumption of ARM-based processors has increased significantly from 3W in the past to 6-7W currently and heat...

Microsoft preparing second-generation Surface

May 2, 14:51

Microsoft is expected to announce second-generation Surface tablets at the company's Build Developer Conference, which will be hosted from June 26-28, according to sources from the...

Tablet ownership rates continue to increase, says CEA

May 2, 13:38

Tablet ownership in America has reached a new high with 40% of online US adults indicating they own a tablet, according to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).

Worldwide tablet market surges ahead on strong 1Q13 sales, says IDC

May 2, 12:28

Worldwide tablet shipments continue to surge, growing 142.4% year over year in the first quarter of 2013, according to research firm IDC. Tablet shipments totaled 49.2 million units...

Acer selling tablet using Intel Y series processor

Apr 30, 10:33

Intel's Y series processors designed specifically for mobile devices, are expected to be broadly adopted by tablets launched by PC brand vendors and Acer has already released its...

Competition between 7-inch tablets arises in 2H13

Apr 29, 12:13

As tablet players are turning their focuses from the 10-inch segment to 7-inch for the second half of 2013, sources from the upstream supply chain believe the competition between...

White-box Windows 8 tablets to see ex-factory prices of US$300

Apr 26, 14:23

In view of increasing competition for 7-inch entry-level Android tablets, China-based white-box vendors will start producing Windows 8 tablets in May for launch in the third quarter,...

Innolux lands tablet panel orders for shipments scheduled through end of 2013

Apr 26, 12:39

Innolux has obtained increasing orders from tablet vendors including Amazon, Lenovo, Huawei Device and Asustek Computer as well as white-box tablet vendors, with shipments scheduled...

Competition between business-use tablets to begin in 2013

Apr 26, 11:52

The competition between business-use tablets is expected to begin in 2013, with many vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Lenovo to launch models in the second half of 2013,...

Smartphone, tablet owners reduce usage, but few eliminate standalone devices, says CEA

Apr 25, 14:12

Smartphone and tablet owners are spending less time using standalone consumer electronics (CE) devices according to a new research study by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)...

Tablet chipset solution vendors ramping wafer starts

Apr 23, 22:11

Tablet chipset solution vendors including MediaTek, Realtek Semiconductor, Elan Microelectronics as well as China-based Allwinner Technology and Rockchip Electronics reportedly are...

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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.

  • Samsung+NotePRO+tablet

    Samsung NotePRO tablet

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy NotePRO tablet featuring a 12.2-inch panel at the CES 2014. The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO will come in various connectivity options: Wi-Fi...

    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

  • Samsung+TabPRO+tablet

    Samsung TabPRO tablet

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy TabPRO line of tablets with sizes ranging from 8.4- to 12.2-inch at the CES 2014. The Samsung Galaxy TabPRO (12.2) features a 12.2-inch...

    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

  • Apple+iPad+Air+tablet

    Apple iPad Air tablet

    Apple has announced the iPad Air featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display in a thinner and lighter design. The iPad Air is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the fourth-generation iPad,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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