China to push for foundry process advancementsTuesday 11 August 2020
China with its 14th Five-year Plan (2021-2025) will assist its domestic foundries in the development of advanced 7nm and FD-SOI fabrication process technologies, according to Digitimes Research.
Server shipments to Facebook to rise 15% in 3Q20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 11 August 2020
Server shipments to Facebook are forecast to register a 15% sequential increase in the third quarter of 2020, when the social network giant is expected to absorb over 15% of total global server sales, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan makers eyeing Open RANMonday 10 August 2020
Open RAN (Open Radio Access Network) is one of the options for telecom operators' deployments in the 5G era. As Open RAN can adopt COTS (commercial off the shelf) or GPP (general purposed processor) hardware, such as x86 servers, Taiwan's makers may be able to seize the chance and carve out a piece...
Taiwan large-size panel shipments ride high in 3Q20, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 7 August 2020
Taiwan's shipments of large-size panels (excluding Sharp's) are expected to grow 6.7% sequentially in third-quarter 2020 after registering a robust growth in the previous quarter, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan small- to mid-size panel shipments pick up in 2Q20, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 6 August 2020
Taiwan's shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels improved significantly in second-quarter 2020 thanks to rush orders from end-market device makers following a resumption of manufacturing activities, mainly in China, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan panel makers fine-tuning production strategiesWednesday 5 August 2020
Taiwan's panel makers including AU Optronics (AUO), Innolux and HannStar Display are adjusting their manufacturing strategies to cope with mounting competition resulting from the build-ups of AMOLED panel capacities by rivals in Korea and China.
Global tablet shipments to gain momentum in 3Q20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 4 August 2020
Global tablet shipments are expected to move at full throttle to reach a level not seen in recent years in the third quarter of 2020 after seeing such shipments shoot up 60.5% sequentially and 21.3% on year to 39.65 million units a quarter earlier, according to Digitimes Research.
Smartphone AP shipments to China to pick up in 3Q20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 4 August 2020
Smartphone application processor (AP) shipments to China are expected to grow 9.3% sequentially in the third quarter of 2020, driven by a pick-up in shipments of 5G-enabled phones in China and a mild improvement in overseas demand for smartphones, according to Digitimes Research.
Global 5G smartphone shipments to top 250 million units in 2020, estimates Digitimes ResearchTuesday 4 August 2020
Global shipments of 5G-enabled smartphones are expected to reach over 250 million units in 2020, accounting for over 20% of global smartphone shipments for the year, according to Digitimes Research's latest estimation.
Taiwan to gain share in 2H20 global notebook panel shipmentsTuesday 4 August 2020
Taiwan makers' share of global notebook panel shipments is expected to rise further in second-half 2020 after hitting a high of 43% in the second quarter of the year, according to Digitimes Research.
Global server shipments to contract 5.6% sequentially in 3Q20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 4 August 2020
Global shipments of servers are estimated to contract 5.6% sequentially in the third quarter of 2020 due to a deceleration in demand for cloud servers from datacenter operators and for enterprise servers, according to Digitimes Research.
Global AIO PC shipments surge nearly 30% in 2Q20, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 3 August 2020
Global shipments of AIO (all-in-one) PCs increased 28.7% sequentially to three million units in the second quarter of 2020 thanks to fulfillment of orders deferred from the first quarter by production disruptions amid the coronavirus outbreak. But AIO PC shipments are expected to see a sequential growth...
Huawei diversifying purchases of 5G APsMonday 3 August 2020
Huawei is increasing the proportion of mobile application processors (APs) from third-party suppliers for its smartphones, reducing use of Kirin chips from its subsidiary HiSilicon Technologies, as a contigency against the US trade ban, according to Digitimes Research.
China smartphone shipments to contract in 3Q20, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 30 July 2020
Smartphone shipments to the China market are expected to decline both sequentially and annually in the third quarter of 2020, after experiencing a robust on-quarter growth in the previous quarter, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan 2Q20 TV shipments climb over 30%, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 29 July 2020
Taiwan-based TV makers saw their shipments surge 33.8% sequentially to 6.22 million units in second-quarter 2020 as demand from clients in North America remained strong despite the coronavirus impacts, according to Digitimes Research.
China 14th 5-year plan to see IC foundry capacity expand 40%, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 29 July 2020
China's upcoming 14th five-year plan (2021-2025) will continue to highlight technology and capacity upgrades as the core of its semiconductor self-sufficiency strategy, with foundry capacity projected to expand 40% from the preceding plan and fabrication process expected to advance to 7nm, according...
China smartphone brands shipments to see double-digit decline in 2H20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 28 July 2020
China's handset vendors as a whole are expected to see their combined shipments experience a double-digit decline annually in the second half of 2020 as their export shipments would be still constrained by the persistence of the coronavirus pandemic in some overseas markets, while domestic demand has...
CSOT invests in JOLED for inkjet-printed OLED TV panelsMonday 6 July 2020
China-based panel maker China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) has decided to invest in Japan-based JOLED, in a bid to develop inkjet printing technology for production of OLED TV panels in the next three years, according to Digitimes Research.
China top-3 OSAT firms to see combined revenues rise 8% in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 2 July 2020
China's top-3 OSAT providers - Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET), Huatian Technology and Tongfu Microelectronics - are expected to see their combined revenues increase 8% on year in 2020, mainly bolstered by 5G infrastructure construction, according to Digitimes Research.
China pushes UHD industry with homegrown standardsThursday 2 July 2020
The Chinese government's UHD (ultra high definition) industry policy promoting 4K display applications based on its homegrown standards will be instrumental to advancing the country's 8K content industry after 2022.