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  • Last update: Tuesday 30 August 2016 [272 news items]

China white-box handsets less popular in emerging markets

Aug 26, 20:14

China white-box handsets have seen declined popularity in emerging markets where mobile telecom carriers and retail channels are eager to look for products of better quality, according...

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...

IHS boosts its tablet panel shipment forecast as white-box products storm the market

Jul 3, 15:55

Boosted by orders from unbranded, white-box China-based vendors, global demand for tablet panels is exceeding expectations, spurring research firm IHS to increase its forecast for...

China white-box vendor introduces ultra-thin smartphone

Jul 3, 11:12

China-based white-box smartphone vendor UMeox Mobile has joined the world's ultra-thin smartphone market by introducing its UMeox X5, which has a thickness of only 5.6mm.

China white-box tablet players seeing success in landing government procurement orders

Jul 1, 15:46

China-based white-box players are gaining the upper hand in the competition with first-tier brand vendors for tablet procurement orders from Asia Pacific governments due to their...

Blue filter glass in short supply due to white-box smartphone demand

Jun 19, 20:49

Blue filter glass is reportedly in short supply due to white-box smartphone vendors in China using the technology in camera lenses, according to industry sources.

China-based white-box 2013 tablet shipments likely below forecasts

Jun 14, 14:38

China-based white-box tablet vendors' shipments in 2013 were originally forecast at 120 million units, but actual shipments may fall short due to strong competition from inexpensive...

White-box vendors expected to lower prices for entry-level 7-inch tablets to US$40 in 2H13

Jun 7, 14:32

The market for 7-inch tablets is seeing intense competition and white-box vendors are expected to further reduce prices for entry-level models to US$40 in the second half of 2013,...

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,...

MediaTek April sales hit 39-month high

May 8, 14:09

Consolidated revenues at MediaTek, whose wireless chips are mainly targeted at white-box handsets including smartphones, climbed to a 39-month high of NT$12.57 billion (US$426.5 million)...

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...

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