China smartphone market and industry – 1Q 2020Thursday 14 May 2020
Smartphone shipments to the China market in first-quarter 2020 plunged 51.9% from the prior quarter to reach the lowest single-quarter shipment volumes in recent years, as the market was influenced by slow season and the coronavirus outbreak.
China smartphone market and industry (outbreak updates) – 4Q 2019Wednesday 26 February 2020
The coronavirus outbreak has resulted in labor shortage and shipment disruption in China's supply chain.
China smartphone market and industry – 4Q 2019Tuesday 11 February 2020
Falling 1.5% sequentially and 7.2% annually, fourth-quarter 2019 smartphone shipments to China remained weak mainly because vendors had difficulty depleting channel inventory, 5G infrastructure coverage was still limited, 5G phones still came with high price...
China smartphone market and industry – 3Q 2019Thursday 21 November 2019
Smartphone shipments by China-based vendors in third-quarter 2019 came to a total of above 180 million units, down 2.5% on quarter and 5.3% on year.
Global smartphone shipment forecast, 2020 and beyondMonday 14 October 2019
Global smartphone shipments will continue to decline for the second year in 2019. Although emerging markets have demand coming from feature phone users switching to smartphones, it takes longer for consumers in mature markets to upgrade their phones, resulting...
China smartphone market and industry – 2Q 2019Friday 16 August 2019
Smartphone shipments by China-based vendors in second-quarter 2019 topped 180 million units, soaring 26.7% on quarter and 5.6% on year.
Already detrimental to Huawei's smartphone business, the US ban will impact the telecom and enterprise equipment market in the long runWednesday 12 June 2019
With Huawei already stocking up on crucial components, the US Commerce Department's ban will not stop Huawei from providing its products and services in the short term. However, the ban has spooked consumers, enterprises and telecom operators, shaking their confidence...
China smartphone market and industry – 1Q 2019Friday 24 May 2019
Smartphone shipments to China slid to 71.7 million units, down 31.3% on quarter and 16.7% on year in first-quarter 2019.
China smartphone market and industry - 4Q 2018Tuesday 12 February 2019
China smartphone market experienced a sluggish fourth-quarter in 2018 amid a weakening economy, instead of strong domestic demand in the period - traditionally a high season.
China smartphone market and industry – 3Q 2018Tuesday 13 November 2018
Having ramped up their combined smartphone shipments by 6.5% on year to 192 million units in the third quarter of 2018, China-based vendors are likely to see a single-digit shipment decrease in the fourth quarter due to weakening demand in the domestic market...
Global smartphone shipment forecast, 2019 and beyondMonday 22 October 2018
Digitimes Research estimates global smartphone shipments will not be able to break through the 1.5 billion unit mark by 2019 as 5G communication has yet to spur a wave of upgrades and the 4G smart feature phone ecosystem has yet to complete.
China smartphone market and industry – 2Q 2018Thursday 9 August 2018
Shipments to the China market rebounded to a level above 90 million units in second-quarter 2018, with an on-quarter growth nearing 10%, according to Digitimes Research statistics.
Taiwan PC monitor shipments to rebound in 2Q20, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 28 May 2020
Taiwan's PC monitor shipments, fueled by rising work-from-home activities, are expected to undergo a sequential growth of 24% to 22.94 million units in the second quarter 2020 after such shipments plunging 20% on quarter...
Smartphone ODMs to see shipments fall in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 22 May 2020
Digitimes Research has lowered its global smartphone shipment forecast for 2020 to 1.15 billion units, down 15.4% from 2019's 1.36 billion because of the impacts from the coronavirus pandemic.
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – April 2020Friday 22 May 2020
Global top-5 notebook brands saw their combined shipments in April grow 12% on month to reach a new record for the month, boosted by delivery of shipments deferred from March, and stronger-than-expected demand from users...
Korea memory chip output value up slightly in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 20 May 2020
The output value of South Korea's memory chip industry grew about 1% sequentially in the first quarter of 2020, thanks mainly to a ramp-up in demand arising from the stay-at-home economy, according to Digitimes Research.
Top silicon wafer makers post revenue falls in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 19 May 2020
High inventory levels at clients in late 2019 and the coronavirus outbreak early this year combined to send first-quarter 2020 revenues of the world's top-2 silicon wafer suppliers Shin-Etsu Chemical and Sumco, both based...
TSMC 5nm fab in US could reshape global chipmaking supply chain, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 18 May 2020
A TSMC wafer fab designed for advanced 5nm process manufacturing in the US could drive changes to many semiconductor players within the supply chain, according to Digitimes Research.
Top-5 notebook brands and top-3 ODMs see around 10% shipment growth in April, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 18 May 2020
Global top-5 notebook brands saw their combined shipments in April grow 12% on month to reach a new record for the month, as parts of their shipments originally scheduled for delivery in March were deferred to April, and...
Digitimes Research cuts Taiwan foundry output value forecast for 2020Monday 11 May 2020
Digitimes Research has revised downward its Taiwan foundry output value forecast this year, as end-market demand is likely to disappoint due to the prolonged pandemic.
Taiwan small- to mid-size panel shipments to continue falling in 2Q20, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 8 May 2020
Taiwan's shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels will continue drifting downward in the second quarter of 2020 in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, with a-Si feature phone applications to be affected the most, according...
Taiwan TV shipments fall below 5 million units in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 7 May 2020
Shipments of LCD TVs by Taiwan-based makers fell 45.2% sequentially to 4.65 million units in the first quarter of 2020, affected mainly by seasonality and the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in China, according to...
Outbreak impact: China smartphone and AP shipmentsMonday 9 March 2020
The coronavirus outbreak has resulted in labor shortages and shipment disruptions in China's supply chain, but Digitimes Research believes if the epidemic gets under control, China-based top-4 smartphone brands' shipments are expected to drop 19.5% on year in...
Coronavirus impact special report: Mobile devicesThursday 27 February 2020
The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted production and weakened consumer confidence, with all ICT sectors bracing for major declines in shipments. Digitimes Research has conducted analyses on three mobile device sectors, namely notebooks, smartphones and tablets...
Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2020Friday 10 January 2020
Digitimes Research estimates that global server shipments moderately declined 1.4% in 2019 but will turn to show positive growth of 6.6% in 2020, totaling 16.01 million units.