China semiconductor equipment expenditure to see double-digit growth in 2020Tuesday 31 December 2019
China's expenditure for semiconductor equipment is expected to grow by a double-digit rate in 2020 as the willingness for expanding capacity by its makers in the IC manufacturing industry is expected to rise in light with a rebound in demand for end-market devices and the roll-outs of new 5G applica...
China IC capacity on track to expand further in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 27 December 2019
China's overall IC production capacity will continue to expand in 2020 as both IDMs and foundry houses there have readied expansion plans covering 4-, 6-, 8- and 12-inch wafer fabs and will enter 14nm node next year, according to Digitimes Research.
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – November 2019Wednesday 25 December 2019
The world's top-5 notebook brand vendors saw their combined shipments for November 2019 drop 2% on month, compared to sequential increases they had usually seen in the same month in previous years.
Global server shipments to rise 5-6% in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 24 December 2019
Global server shipments are forecast to increase 5-6% in 2020 after falling slightly in 2019, as brand vendors are expected to renew shipments pull-in momentum having adjusted their inventories to healthy levels, according to Digitimes Research.
Handset vendors, supply chain makers accelerating capacity relocation outside China, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 17 December 2019
Handset vendors and related supply chain makers in China are accelerating their push to build up production capacities outside China as the country's production of smartphones are expected to contract over 100 million units by an annual rate in 2019 and its status being the world's factory has been...
Demand for capacitive MEMS speakers from TWS headset applications rising, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 16 December 2019
The mainstream design of high-end active noise-cancelling true wireless stereo (TWS) headset has been trending toward hybrid driver configurations that have helped drive up the growth of capacitive MEMS speaker market, Digitimes Research has found.
Top-5 notebook vendors see November shipments drop 2% sequentially, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 16 December 2019
The world's top-5 notebook brand vendors saw their combined shipments (excluding detachable models) for November 2019 suffer a 2% on-month decrease, compared with previous years' sequential increases for the month, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan IC backend sector to see growth in 2H19 thanks to 5G, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 6 December 2019
Despite the ongoing US-China trade tensions, Taiwan's IC packaging and testing industry is still expected to see second-half 2019 revenues grow from the first half thanks to rising demand for 5G-related applications, according to Digitimes Research.
Smart AR glasses shipments to rise significantly in 2023, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 6 December 2019
As 5G penetration rate is expected to reach 50% in 2023, smart augmented reality (AR) glasses will begin entering the consumer market, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan PC monitor shipments to stop growing in 4Q19Thursday 5 December 2019
Taiwan's PC monitor shipments registered increases of 8.2% sequentially and 5.8% on year in the third quarter of 2019, according to Digitimes Research. But shipments are unlikely to see further on-year growth in the fourth quarter.
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – October 2019Friday 22 November 2019
The worldwide top-5 notebook brands' combined shipments slipped 13% on month in October 2019, a decline that was less steep than that seen in the same month year ago, thanks to some lingering seasonal demand and some vendors' strong shipments to the enterprise segment, according to Digitimes Researc...
Taiwan handset shipments to post single-digit sequential growth 4Q19, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 21 November 2019
Handset shipments by Taiwan's brand vendors and ODMs are expected to grow by a single-digit rate sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2019 after seeing their combined shipments edge up 3% on quarter to 14.21 million units a quarter earlier, Digitimes Research estimates.
5G commercial service to gain momentum in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 18 November 2019
The scale of 5G commercial services will gain momentum in 2020, fueled by new business opportunities arising from the growing 5G FWA (fixed wireless access) market and significant growth in the number of end market devices in terms of product categories and styles supporting 5G communications, according...
Top-5 notebook vendors see shipments dip 13% in October, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 15 November 2019
The worldwide top-5 notebook brands saw their combined shipments slip 13% on month in October 2019, better than that of the same month a year ago, thanks to some lingering seasonal demand and some brand vendors' strong enterprise product shipments, according to Digitimes Research.
China smartphone sales down in 3Q19, Digitimes Research figures showWednesday 13 November 2019
Sales of smartphones in China retreated 7.5% sequentially in the third quarter of 2019 after registering a sequential 22.4% growth in the previous quarter, Digitimes Research has found. On a yearly basis, third-quarter shipments were down 14.2% from a year earlier.
Korea memory-IC industry output value rises 5.5% in 3Q19, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 11 November 2019
The production value of South Korea's memory chip industry increased 5.5% sequentially to KRW19.8 trillion (US$17.06 billion) in the third quarter of 2019, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan top-3 foundries to see combined revenue hit another record high in 4Q19Thursday 7 November 2019
Combined revenues of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) are expected to hit another record-high level in the fourth quarter of 2019, Digitimes Research estimates.
Sony, Samsung competing head to head in CIS sector, Digitimes Research saysTuesday 5 November 2019
Sony and Samsung Electronics have been competing head to head in the CMOS image sensor (CIS) market in order to maintain their leadership, using their respective technology advantages, according to Digitimes Research.
Smartphone AP shipments to China to continue falling in 4Q19, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 5 November 2019
Shipments of smartphone application processors (APs) to China are forecast to decline 4.6% on year in the fourth quarter of 2019, following a decline of 9.4% in the third quarter from a year earlier to 210 million units (excluding those used in ODM models made for Samsung), according to Digitimes Re...
Global tablet shipments to rise 4.5% on year in 4Q19, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 4 November 2019
Global tablet shipments for the fourth quarter of 2019 are expected to increase 4.5% on year to the same level as recorded in the third quarter as both Apple and non-Apple brand vendors are likely to see their shipments pick up in the quarter, according to Digitimes Research.