Coronavirus outbreak impact: Digitimes Research estimates impacts on major Chinese IT sectors
The coronavirus outbreak is hitting hard the ICT industries and markets in China. Digitimes Research provides a preliminary estimation on the impacts on four major sectors: semiconductors, display panels, handsets and notebooks. Many...
Coronavirus to deal a heavy blow on panel demand
Demand for TV and handset panels is expected to take a hit from the coronavirus outbreak, which is likely to dampen significantly consumer demand for TVs and handsets in the end market, particularly in China, according to industry sources.
Shipments of LCD TVs by Taiwan-based makers are expected to fall below five million units in the first quarter of 2020, down nearly 44% on quarter and over 20% on year, affected by the coronavirus outbreak and seasonality, Digitimes Research estimates.
Production disruption in China is everyone's nightmare in the IT supply chain in the wake of the coronavirus. Many makers are raising their production outside of China, and Apple reportedly is shifting its oreders to assembly lines in...
Panel replenishment demand may come slowly in 2Q10
Panel makers are conservative about replenishment demand and pricing for the second quarter in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak hitting China, according to industry sources
The just-concluded CES 2020 has witnessed diverse new tech innovations and applications, such as wearable devices focusing more on diverse health monitoring, AR/VR gears incorporating AI and 8K technologies, and AIoT-driven smart home, providing new development directions and business opportunities...
Mini, micro LED catch eyes at CES 2020
Sony, Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics had showcased large-size micro LED TVs while China-based TCL, Konka and Leyard Optoelectronic had exhibited large-size RGB (red-, green-, blue-light) fine-pitch mini LED displays at CES 2020 during January 7-10, signaling that micro LED TVs will have a good...
Intel CPU shortages continued troubling the notebook market in fourth-quater 2019, with notebook makers seeing weaker-than-expected shipments in the period. Their notebook shipments are expecte to slide 10-15% in the first quarter of...
Samsung likely to spearhead in 8K TV segment
Quite a few of TV vendors are showcasing their latest 8K models at CES 2020, and Samsung Electronics is likely to spearhead in the segment leveraging its ability to integrate AI and smart home applications to optimize viewing experience.
Samsung forays into curved gaming monitor market
Samsung Electronics has stepped up its efforts to foray into the gaming monitor market by unveiling its Odyssey curved monitor family products at CES 2020, in addition to an array of other display devices.
Hisense showcases smart home hub TVs at CES 2020
China-based Hisense is showcasing a host of new TVs at CES 2020, including a refresh lineup of its laser TVs that can be operated under a screenless mode and with a voice remote-control functionality for browsing, enabled by built-in Google Assistant.
Samsung Electronics is highlighting its latest QLED TVs and micro LED display devices at CES 2020, demonstrating its determination to maintain its leading position in both segments.
Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has partnered with China-based LED display maker Leyard Optoelectronic to exhibit three models of RGB mini LED fine-pitch displays with a pitch of 0.6mm at CES 2020.
Xiaomi now top smart TV vendor in China
Chinese handset vendor Xiaomi has also emerged as the largest smart TV brand in China by leveraging the strategy of high price-performance ratios, outracing many veteran peer brands including Skyworth, Hisense, TCL, Changhong, and Konka.
CES 2020 has started with a bang. Big companies - such as Intel, AMD, and Samsung - and startups alike are showcasing their latest products and innivations at the annual show in Las Vegas. For the display sector, mini and micro LED technologies are catching attention, with Samsung demonstrating its...
Asustek unveils new gaming lineup at CES 2020
Asustek Computer has unveiled an all-new lineup of gaming products at CES 2020, including the ultraslim ROG Zephyrus G14 notebook and the ROG Swift 360Hz monitor.
LG highlights an array of 8K TVs at CES 2020
LG Electronics is showcasing an array of new 8K TVs at CES 2020 with features including AI-centric capabilities.
MSI presents gaming PC lineup at CES 2020
MSI has introduced a lineup of its new gaming PC series as well as Creator PCs at the ongoing CES 2020. The models are powered by the latest Intel processors.
Intel showcases AI tech at CES 2020
Intel has demonstrated breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI) that pave the way for autonomous driving and a new era of mobile computing innovation at CES 2020, showcasing how the company is infusing intelligence across the cloud, network, edge and PC, and driving positive impact for people,...
Foxconn reports revenue growth in 4Q19
Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$539.51 billion (US$17.79 billion) for December, down 10.48% on month and 12.89% on year, while its revenues for the fourth quarter of 2019 reached NT$1.73 trillion, growing 25.23% sequentially to hit the...
Vizio showcases new series TVs alongside CES 2020
Vizio is presenting an array of its new TV series, including OLED and mini LED-backlit 8K models, to a number of selected media in a two-day campaign in a venue alongside CES 2020.
Global shipments of medical display devices have been expanding at an annual rate of about 5% in recent years, driven by demand for upgrades in display products that has come along with the emerging trend of smart medical care and IoT connectivity, Digitimes Research has found.
Samsung Electronics has introduced multiple display devices at CES 2020, including its microLED, QLED 8K and Lifestyle TVs.
Samsung Electronics is expected to unveil plans regarding hardware specifications of its new micro LED displays as well as investment and schedule for micro LED display production at CES 2020 during January 7-10, according to industry sources.
LCD TV panel prices likely to rise 20% in 1H20
LCD TV panel prices may stage a rally in early 2020 thanks to an improved supply-demand balance, with the upward spiral to continue into the second quarter and quotes for mainstream panel sizes likely to rise about 20%, according to industry sources.
Global server market – 4Q 2019
Global server shipments went up 13.4% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2019 thanks to rising demand from US large datacenter...
China smartphone market and industry – 4Q 2019
Falling 1.5% sequentially and 7.2% annually, fourth-quarter 2019 smartphone shipments to China remained weak mainly because...
Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2019
Taiwan makers shipped 14.21 million handsets in third-quarter 2019, up 3% sequentially but down 34.8% on year.
Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2020
Digitimes Research estimates that global server shipments moderately declined 1.4% in 2019 but will turn to show positive growth...
Mini/micro LED: Challenges and opportunities in the display industry
Mini LEDs and micro LEDs are expected to become improved backlighting solutions that can significantly enhance displays' quality...
Global LCD panel shipment forecast, 2020 and beyond
Global small- to medium-size LCD panel shipments are estimated to drop from 2020 to 2024, while large-size ones will continue...