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Global tablet market set for rebound in 2018

Nov 8, 14:00

The global tablet market is set for a rebound in 2018 as major IT players including Amazon, Huawei, Microsoft and Google all plan to launch new models in the coming year, while sales...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to rise 7.8% on quarter to 45.58 million units in 4Q17

Nov 6, 12:41

Global shipments of tablets are estimated to grow 7.8% sequentially to 45.58 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017 due mainly to brisk market demand for entry-level branded...

MediaTek posts profit and gross margin growth in 3Q17

Nov 1, 13:56

MediaTek saw its gross margin rise to 36.4% in the third quarter from 35% in the second, while net profits soared 129% sequentially to NT$5.06 billion (US$167.8 million).

Handset panel pricing flat in October, tablet panel prices declining

Oct 18, 15:32

Prices of handset panels have remained stable in October, but those for tablet panels have been declining due to weak demand from device makers, according to industry sources.

Handset panel prices stay steady in October

Global tablet AP market returns to growth after 2 years of decline, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 12, 14:42

After two consecutive years of decline, the global tablet applications processor (AP) market returned to growth and registered a 5% year-over-year growth to reach US$984 million in...

White-box tablet players turn to new markets for survival

Oct 11, 14:31

Seeing difficulties in differentiating from competitors, tablet brand vendors have been mainly focusing on cutting their prices to boost sales, which has in turn impacted China-based...

White-box tablets see growing competition from first-tier models

Catcher reports over 30% growth in September revenues

Oct 6, 14:18

Catcher Technology has registered consolidated revenues of NT$11.45 billion (US$374.19 million) for September, a new monthly record with growths of 34.8% on month and 48.2% on year...

Catcher's revenues reportedly are being driven by orders from Apple for iPhone 8

Getac sees revenues up slightly in September

Oct 6, 14:11

Ruggedized PC vendor Getac has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.06 billion (US$67.32 million) for September, growing slightly from August's NT$2.05 billion, but down 1.95% on...

Getac F110 ruggedized tablet

Gigabyte motherboard shipments to fall under 13 million units in 2017

Sep 13, 14:50

Gigabyte Technology is expected to see its motherboard shipments fall under 13 million units in 2017 from 16-17 million units in 2016, and could struggle to maintain the 10 million...

Lenovo reports net loss of US$72 million for April-June 2017

Aug 18, 15:26

Lenovo has reported net loss of US$72 million for the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, 2017, during which the companmy recorded quarterly revenues of US$10 billion, flat on year,...

Taiwan market: Acer subsidiary to sell tablets for the elderly

Aug 18, 10:34

Acer's subsidiary Grandpad, which focuses on designing tablets for elderly users, has chosen Taiwan as the second market for its products.

Taiwan market: Huawei introduces new products

Aug 10, 15:54

Aiming to make significant inroads in the Taiwan market, Huawei has introduced an array of new products into the local market, including its Y7 smartphone, a new version P10 Plus,...

Huawei launches an array of new products in Taiwan

Worldwide tablet shipments expected to remain weak in 2H17

Jul 12, 15:39

Worldwide slate-type tablet demand is expected to continue weakening in the second half of 2017 and impact related shipments, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Tablet sales have been weak for the past few years

Asustek says no plan to lay off workers in reorganization

Jul 5, 13:37

Asustek Computer has given some details about its new business reorganization plans and instead of laying off employees as rumored, the company will move some workers from existing...

Handset IC sales to top total personal computing in 2017, says IC Insights

Jun 20, 14:21

The ongoing slump in shipments of standard PCs along with the drop-off in tablets are setting the stage for handset IC sales to finally surpass IC revenues in total personal computing...

Catcher keeps relying on smartphone, tablet, notebook chassis for growth

Jun 19, 21:32

Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology has seen revenue growth from the smartphone, tablet and notebook segments and will keep relying on the three product lines for future...

Catcher Technology chairman Hung Shui-shu

Automotive touch screen shipments to top 50 million units in 2017, IHS says

Jun 5, 11:21

With consumers already accustomed with using smartphones and tablet PCs in their everyday lives, touch screens are now increasingly making their way into vehicles, too. Automotive...

Apple to ship 5-6 million 10.5-inch iPad Pro tablets in 2017, say Taiwan makers

May 19, 15:39

The upstream supply chain's shipments for Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro have been increasing recently and the device's monthly shipment volume is expected to grow to 600,000 units...

Digitimes Research: Over 35 million tablets to be shipped globally in 2Q17

May 16, 22:33

There will be 35.08 million tablets shipped globally during the second quarter of 2017, decreasing 5.7% on quarter and 13.7% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan market: 600,000-700,000 tablets to be sold in 2017

May 12, 15:13

In the Taiwan market, tablet sales in 2016 shrank 12% on year to about 700,000 units and are expected to further drop to 600,000-700,000 units in 2017, 70% of which will be 7- to...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches new 9.7-inch tablet; Galaxy S8 in short supply

May 9, 12:02

Sales of Samsung's Galaxy S8, particularly the Galaxy S8 Plus, in the Taiwan market have been better than expected resulting in a short supply of the smartphones in the local channels,...

Tablet shipments in Japan drop for first time in 2016, says research firm

Apr 7, 11:21

There were 8.51 million tablets shipped in Japan in 2016, decreasing 9.8% on year, and marking the first annual decrease, according to Japan-based MM Research Institute.

Global tablet shipments to dip below 40 million in 1Q17

Mar 14, 12:31

For the first time in almost five years, global quarterly tablet shipments will dip below 40 million units in the first quarter of 2017, according to Digitimes Research.

Asustek adjusting tablet operations

Feb 20, 10:50

Asustek Computer is adjusting its tablet operations by decreasing the number of models developed, focusing shipments on fewer overseas markets, and transferring a portion of its about...

15.74 million tablets shipped globally in 2016, says firm

Feb 17, 15:11

There were 15.74 million tablets shipped globally in 2016, decreasing 6.6% on year. Apple was the largest vendor shipping 42.55 million iPads, according to Taiwan-based consulting...

MediaTek expects 1Q17 revenues to fall up to 22%

Feb 2, 13:28

A seasonal slowdown in end-market demand, as well as the continued strengthening of the US dollar impacting emerging market growth, will drag down MediaTek's revenues in the first...

Asustek, Gigabyte restructing poorly performing businesses

Dec 27, 14:10

As the mobile device market is no long seeing strong growth, Asustek Computer has been reorganizing its loss-making tablet business since the first half of 2016, while Gigabyte Technology...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments in 4Q16 to reach 51.29 million

Dec 6, 21:00

There will be 51.29 million tablets shipped globally in the fourth quarter of 2016, increasing 7.3% on quarter but decreasing 21.5% on year. Shipments will consist of 10.9 million...

India tablet shipments to grow 7.8% sequentially in 3Q16, says IDC

Nov 25, 15:40

According to IDC, tablet shipments in India inclusive of slate and detachables clocked 1.06 million in the third quarter of 2016, remaining stagnant over the same period last year...

Huawei to ramp up its share in global smartphone, notebook and tablet markets in 2017

Nov 21, 11:06

China-based Huawei Technologies is expected to step up its cooperation with Taiwan-based ODMs to ramp up its share in the global smartphone, notebook and tablet markets, according...

Amazon sees increasing tablet demand in 4Q16

Nov 8, 15:05

Amazon's inexpensive tablets continue to enjoy strong demand in the fourth quarter and should boost related supply chain players' performances. Taiwan-based small-to-medium-size panel...

Acer eyes China education market with BYOC applications; and tablets for seniors

Nov 2, 11:59

Commenting on Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business, the business's general manager Maverick Shih pointed out that its CloudProfessor will be expanded to education units in...

Global 1H16 smartphone AP market grows 3% while tablet AP sector declines, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 14, 15:16

The global smartphone application processor (AP) market grew 3% on year to US$10 billion in the first half of 2016, while the tablet AP sector declined 34% to US$889 million, according...

Compal faces strong competition for Amazon tablet orders from China-based Huaqin

Oct 12, 15:16

Compal Electronics has faced increasing competition for Amazon's tablet ODM orders from China-based Huaqin Telecom Technology. Amazon has increased ODM orders to Huaqin due to costs,...

Tablet market to decline over 11% in 2016 before rebounding in 2018, says IDC

Newswatch - Aug 31, 14:52

Global tablet shipments are expected to decline 11.5% on year to 183.4 million units in 2016 before making a rebound in 2018-2020, according to IDC.

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    Acer Iconia One 8 tablet

    Acer is showcasing its Iconia One 8 (B1-850) tablet at CES 2016, featuring an 8-inch HD IPS display and a quad-core processor, targeting children specifically. The tablet is pre-installed...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Acer Predator 8 GT-810 gaming tablet

    Acer has announced the Predator 8 GT-810 gaming tablet, one of several new gaming devices in Acer's Predator gaming series. The GT-810 is powered by the Intel Atom x7 processor, Android...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Apple iPad Pro tablet

    Apple has announced its 12.9-inch iPad Pro priced starting at US$799 and will start selling the tablet in November. The iPad Pro features a display resolution of 2,732 by 2,048 and...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

  • Amazon+Fire+HD+Kids+Edition+tablet

    Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet

    Amazon's Fire HD Kids Edition comes with two sizes: the 6-inch model is priced at US$149 and the 7-inch model is priced at US$189. The Fire HD Kids Edition includes a year of Amazon...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

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    Amazon Fire HDX tablet

    Amazon's new Fire HDX 8.9 combines a light design and a HDX display with a new processor, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Audio, and new Fire OS 4 (Sangria) features and services. The new...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

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    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2017

    Digitimes Research estimates that revenues from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors reached NT$555.8 billion in 2016 and the amount is estimated to grow 5.9% on year in 2017.

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