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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,...

China-based vendors offer Android STBs

Apr 17, 15:20

A number of China-based vendors, including Mele Digital Technology, Geniatech, Giec Electronics and Bluetimes Technology, exhibited Android TV set-top boxes (STBs) at the 2013 China...

Some China-based white-box vendors plan to develop Windows 8 tablets

Apr 17, 13:52

Viewing that Android tablets, especially 7-inch models, have been under intense price competition and therefore profitability is thinning, some China-based white-box vendors are considering...

China-based white-box vendors quote low prices for tablets

Apr 17, 12:03

China-based white-box vendors have quoted tablets showcased at the recently concluded 2013 China Sourcing Fair: Electronics & Components in Hong Kong significantly lower than...

China white-box tablet vendors increasingly adopting MediaTek quad-core solutions

Apr 15, 23:42

China-based white-box tablet vendors, due to growing demand for 3G-enabled models, has been increasing adoption of 3G-supportig quad-core IC solutions developed by Taiwan-based MediaTek,...

ARM processor competition to fire up

Apr 1, 22:58

Competition between ARM-based processors is expected to become fiercer as Samsung turns aggressive pushing its chip business, while China-based white-box ARM chipmakers as well as...


First-tier ARM chipmakers reportedly planning measures to link up with Allwinner

Mar 11, 15:48

Seeing that China-based ARM chipmakers, in particular Allwinner, are gaining an upper hand in the entry-level processor segment, some first-tier chipmakers are reportedly looking...

China ARM chipmakers gaining attention from first-tier vendors

Mar 6, 22:42

With their success in the white-box tablet market, China-based ARM chipmakers Rockchip and Allwinner Technology have started gaining attention from brand vendors worldwide with some...

China white-box tablet players struggling for survival

Feb 26, 11:14

Due to fierce competition from first-tier brand vendors, several China-based white-box tablet players in Shenzhen, China have reportedly gone bankrupt, while remaining ones are also...

China white-box tablet makers to use DDR3 instead of mobile DRAM

Feb 22, 15:09

Several of China-based white-box tablet manufacturers have utilized DDR3 chips, instead of mobile DRAM, for their products in order to bring down their manufacturing costs further,...

Low-price competition between tablet vendors to crowd out white-box players

Dec 27, 13:41

Google and Amazon have released 7-inch tablets priced US$199, and Acer and Asustek Computer reportedly release models priced at US$99 and US$149, respectively, targeting emerging...

Compal to enter server ODM business in 2013

Dec 17, 21:41

Compal Electronics reportedly plans to enter server the ODM business in 2013 and will establish a new department to handle all related services and sales, according to sources from...

Quanta, Wistron become white-box server suppliers for Baidu, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 17, 11:57

Tawian-based notebook ODMs Quanta Computer and Wistron have won white-box server orders from Baidu, the largest search engine in China, through cooperation with China-based partners,...

Digitimes Research: White-box tablet shipments to surpass 50 million units in 2012

Nov 13, 16:01

White-box tablets are expected to see a surge in shipment growth in 2012 with volumes surpassing 50 million units, according to Digitimes Research senior analyst James Wang.

Dell warns Taiwan notebook ODMs against producing white-box servers

Nov 7, 16:04

As Taiwan-based notebook ODMs such as Quanta Computer and Wistron have stepped into producing white-box servers targeting the Internet data centers of clients such as Google and Facebook,...

Tablet brand vendors seeking cooperation from telecom carriers to compete against first-tier players

Oct 19, 14:44

As Microsoft, Apple and Google are all attacking the tablet market with competitive products, smaller tablet brand vendors including white-box players have been seeking solutions...

MEMS firm Domintech expects to make profits in 2012

Oct 18, 21:50

Taiwan-based Domintech expects to swing to profits in 2012, buoyed by growing shipments of MEMS accelerometers (g-sensors) to China's white-box tablet market.

Quanta, Wistron may see over 30% growth in 2013 white-box data center server shipments

Oct 16, 22:01

Quanta Computer and Wistron have produced servers for use in the Internet data centers of Google, Facebook and Amazon on a white-box basis and are likely to see such shipments in...

Demand for white-box tablets keeps growing despite keen competition

Oct 15, 15:10

Demand for white-box tablets rolled out by China-based makers remains strong currently despite the launch of US$199 models by Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Google, and the dominance...

Taiwan LCD driver IC suppliers striving to win touch controller orders from China white-box market

Oct 2, 15:02

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC companies are striving to win orders for touch controller chips from China's second- and third-tier white-box smartphone and tablet brands as a means to...

Smartphone component makers turn to look for orders from feature phone market

Aug 21, 02:00

Smartphone component makers, seeing their shipments to smartphone brand vendors turning weak, have started seeking for orders from local and white-box feature phone players, according...

Quanta chairman reportedly may invest in VMware

Jul 31, 01:25

Quanta Computer chairman Barry Lam has recently sold shares totaling a 1.67% stake in Quanta through global depositary receipts (GDR) for a price of US$150 million, accounting for...

Global shipments of white-box tablet PCs to reach 40 million units in 2012, say chip designers

Jul 25, 01:20

Forecast global shipments of white-box tablet PCs in 2012 have been upward adjusted from 30 million units originally to 40 million units due to growing demand in emerging markets...


China market: Domestic chipset vendors ramping up shipments to white-box tablet PC makers

Jul 20, 01:30

China-based chipset solution vendors including Rockchip Electronics and Allwinner Technology have been ramping up their shipments to white-box tablet PC vendors in China, cutting...

White-box models to account for 10% of Taiwan tablet PC market

Jul 10, 12:59

Seeing tablet PC prices declining rapidly, while many vendors have already phased out from the market, China-based white-box vendors have turned aggressively in entering channels...

China white-box tablets expected to see fewer shipments than forecast

Jul 3, 01:00

China's 7-inch and 10-inch white-box tablet shipments are expected to reach only 16-17 million units in 2012, not matching market watchers' original forecast of at least 20 million...

China white-box tablet PCs expected to see less shipment than forecast

Taiwan IC designers looking to orders from China-based white-box smartphone vendors

Jun 20, 14:02

Taiwan-based IC design houses have rekindled their hope that they can cooperate one again with China-based white-box handset makers to make a strong presence in China's smartphone...

Microsoft likely to announce a white-box tablet PC at conference, say sources

Jun 18, 16:17

With Microsoft set to host a product launch conference on June 18 that market watchers are speculating could be the company's own-brand Windows RT-based tablet PC, sources from upstream...

Microsoft will host a mysterious conference on June 18

China market: White-box handset makers to shine in smartphone segment

Jun 14, 15:44

White-box handset makers are expected to take the main scene of China's handset market again by rolling out sub-CNY500 (US$79) smartphones in the second half of 2012, optimizing chipset...

Touch controller maker EETI conservative about 2Q12 outlook

May 24, 14:23

Touch panel controller IC vendor Egalax_Empia Technology (EETI) is conservative about the outlook for the second quarter of 2012 due to a low order visibility, according to the com...

Realtek, MediaTek compete over Wi-Fi chip orders from China white-box tablet PC makers

May 17, 01:35

IC design house Realtek has successfully become the main provider of Wi-Fi chips for white-box tablet PCs in China with monthly shipments close to two million units. Lately, MediaTek...


China-based white-box vendors expected to ship 200 million smartphones

Apr 17, 01:15

China-based white-box vendors, mainly due to the availability of inexpensive new chip solutions, have been increasing the production of smartphones, with the total shipment volume...

China white-box vendors showcase tablets at HK fair

Apr 16, 15:39

Many China-based white-box vendors are showcasing 7.0-inch tablet PC models at shipment prices of US$65-80 and 10.1-inch models at US$100-110 at the 2012 Hong Kong Electronics Fair...

China-based white-box tablet PC makers ramping up shipments, say sources

Apr 13, 01:25

China-based white-box tablet PC makers have ramped up their combined shipments to three million units a month recently, and total shipments of tablet PCs by all makers are expected...

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