5G user base is expected to exceed 1.1 billion by 2025, but market unlikely to see boom as fast as that for 4GThursday 7 June 2018
Digitimes Research estimates the number of 5G users will reach 1.14 billion by 2025 to account for 13.4% of all mobile service subscribers.
China smartphone market and industry – 1Q 2018Wednesday 16 May 2018
Digitimes Research's study of the smartphone supply chain and market in China shows that first-quarter 2018 smartphone shipments to the China market fell below 90 million units, down 34% on quarter and 13.4% on year due to a number of reasons.
China smartphone market and industry – 4Q 2017Monday 12 February 2018
China-based smartphone vendors shipped a total of 199.8 million phones to both the domestic and overseas markets in the fourth quarter of 2017, up nearly 10% on quarter but only showing a single digit growth from the corresponding period of 2016.
China smartphone market and industry – 3Q 2017Monday 27 November 2017
China-based smartphone makers shipped a total of 179.2 million phones in the third quarter of 2017, down 0.4% on year and up 20.8% on quarter. The top five vendors in terms of shipment volumes were Huawei, Xiaomi, Oppo, BBK and Lenovo.
China smartphone market and industry – 2Q 2017Friday 18 August 2017
Digitimes Research estimates smartphone shipments to the China market in the second quarter of 2017 totaled 94.1 million units, maintaining a similar level to that seen in the first quarter of 2017 but down 11.8% on year.
China smartphone market and industry – 1Q 2017Friday 12 May 2017
Total shipments of China-based smartphone makers in first-quarter 2017 were 134.30 million units, representing flat growth compared to first-quarter 2016 and showing an on-quarter drop of 28.8%.
China smartphone market and industry – 4Q 2016Saturday 18 February 2017
Digitimes Research estimates overall fourth-quarter 2016 shipments from China-based smartphone firms were 181.8 million units with an on-quarter increase of 4.4% and an on-year increase of 12.8%.
China smartphone market and industry – 3Q 2016Tuesday 13 December 2016
Smartphone shipments in the China market reached 112.3 million units in the third quarter, up 5.8% on year and 5.2% on quarter. China-based telecom carriers continued to offer subsidies to encourage existing 2G or 3G service users to switch to a 4G service and...
China smartphone market and industry – 2Q 2016Friday 26 August 2016
Smartphone shipments in the China market totaled 149 million units in the second quarter of 2016, representing an increase of 2.7% on quarter and 14.3% on year.
China smartphone market and industry - 1Q 2016Wednesday 25 May 2016
Total smartphone shipments by China-based vendors reached 128.6 million units in the first quarter of 2016, down 20.2% on quarter but up 33.3% on year.
China smartphone market and industry - 4Q 2015Friday 5 February 2016
Looking forward to the first quarter of 2016, with both China-based makers and international brands aggressively spreading out their new products including all low, mid, and high cost models on the market in the fourth quarter of 2015, the market will have to...
China smartphone market and industry – 3Q 2015Friday 13 November 2015
In September, Digitimes Research surveyed China's smartphone supply chain. After analyzing the industry as well as relative market data, it found that in the third quarter, there were 59.8 million new 3G/4G users in China, which is higher than the average growth...
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.