China smartphone market and industry – 3Q 2020Friday 20 November 2020
Smartphone shipments to the China market in third-quarter 2020 plunged 25.2% on quarter and 26.2% on year due to the US government placing stricter trade sanctions on Huawei and consumer spending remaining weak.
Global smartphone shipment forecast, 2021 and beyondTuesday 27 October 2020
Following three consecutive years of declines in 2018-2020, global smartphone shipments are expected to grow by a double-digit rate or 150 million units in 2021.
China smartphone market and industry – 2Q 2020Tuesday 11 August 2020
Smartphone shipments to the China market in second-quarter 2020 were doubled sequentially, as the coronavirus pandemic in China was eased, while the economy was benefited by the re-opening and new phones were being launched.
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.
Top-5 notebook brands see October shipments hit year's new high, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 17 November 2020
The world's top-5 notebook brands saw their combined October shipments (excluding detachable models) hit another new monthly high for 2020 reaching over 17 million units, due mainly to consumer markets in the US and Europe...
Taiwan top-3 foundries to see combined revenue surge 30% in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 13 November 2020
Combined revenue of TSMC, United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) are expected to grow over 3% sequentially in the fourth quarter after registering a 14.9% rise in the third, according...
Taiwan large-size panel shipments to drop in 4Q20, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 4 November 2020
Taiwan's large-size panel shipments (excluding Sharp's) are expected to decline 4.1% sequentially but up 16.1% on year in the fourth quarter of 2020, after growing 11.2% on quarter and 20.7% on year to 71.58 million units...
Global server shipments slip 6% on quarter in 3Q20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 3 November 2020
Global server shipments, after reaching the peak of 2020 in the second quarter, are estimated to have slipped 6% sequentially in the third quarter as demand began to weaken, and will drop further in the fourth quarter,...
Global tablet shipments to hit 13-quarter high in 4Q20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 3 November 2020
Global tablet shipments are expected to increase 7.3% sequentially to a 13-quarter high in the fourth quarter of 2020, with significant increases in orders from Southeast Asia, India and Latin America for education applications,...
China smartphone AP shipments increase in 3Q20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 3 November 2020
Shipments of smartphone-use application processors (AP) to China, including those for handset exports, grew 13.4% sequentially but declined 9.5% on year to 192.6 million units in the third quarter of 2020, Digitimes Research...
China smartphone shipments to rebound in 4Q20, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 2 November 2020
Smartphone shipments in the China market are expected to grow 25.4% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2020 due to increasing shipments of Apple's iPhone 12 lineup and aggressive marketing by first-tier Chinese brands...
China smartphone vendors ramp up overseas shipments in 3Q20, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 29 October 2020
China's handset vendors shipped a total of 182 million smartphones globally in the third quarter of 2020, up 10.6% sequentially but down 5.6% on year, Digitimes Research has found.
Global server shipments to drop in 4Q20, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 28 October 2020
Global server shipments, after reaching the peak of 2020 in the second quarter, are estimated to have slipped 6% sequentially in the third quarter and to drop another 12% in the fourth quarter, as a result of the coronavirus...
Global smartphone shipments improve in 3Q20Wednesday 28 October 2020
Global smartphone shipments fell by slightly over 6% on year in the third quarter of 2020, improving significantly from the previous two quarters as demand for smartphones outside the China market rebounded, according to...
Global mobile device shipment forecasts, 2021 and beyond: Smartphones, notebooks and tabletsTuesday 3 November 2020
Notebook and tablet shipments are both expected to increase from a year ago in 2020 due to demand from stay-at-home activities, while those of smartphones will slip. In 2021, notebook shipments will stay flat on year, but tablet will decline, while smartphone...
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...