Silicon wafer market growth to depend on 12-inch fab expansion, smartphone demandThursday 20 December 2018
Silicon wafer market growth for 2019 will depend on chipmakers' 12-inch fab expansions and smartphone demand, Digitimes Research believes.
Top-5 notebook vendors see shipments decline 11% in November, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 19 December 2018
The top-5 notebook brands' combined shipments grew 4% on month, but went down 11% on year in November, despite the month being a traditional strong season. Intel's CPU shortages and ongoing US-China trade tensions continued affecting notebook players' shipment performances in November.
Taiwan server revenues to surge 24.6% in 2018, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 14 December 2018
Overall revenues scored by Taiwan's server sector including segments of motherboards, terminal systems, storage devices and related network equipment, are expected to surge 24.6% on year to NT$870 billion (US$28.2 billion) in 2018, according to Digitimes Research.
Tianma ramping up small- and mid-size LCD, OLED panel shipments, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 14 December 2018
While Samsung Display has managed to maintain its top-vendor ranking in the global small- and medium-size panel market in the third quarter of 2018, China-based Tianma Optoelectronics has continued to ramp up its shipments and narrow its gap against second-ranked LG Display, according to Digitimes...
Qualcomm unveils 5G platform to test marketWednesday 12 December 2018
Qualcomm has unveiled its Snapdragon 855, which is claimed to be the world's first commercial mobile platform supporting multi-gigabit 5G, industry-leading AI and immersive extended reality (XR) collectively. But the platform's architecture leaves room for further improvement before it can help usher...
Taiwan makers to see monitor shipments rise in 2018, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 27 November 2018
Taiwan's monitor shipments grew 7.5% on year in the third quarter of 2018 and are expected to continue enjoying a similar level of on-year increase in the fourth quarter, according to Digitimes Research's latest report.
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – October 2018Friday 23 November 2018
After hitting the peak of 2018 in September, both the global top-5 notebook brands and top-3 ODMs saw their shipments weaken in October. The top-5 brands together experienced an on-month decline of 16% in the month, but still enjoyed a 3% growth on year thanks to strong demand for year-end holidays...
Top-3 memory chipmakers combined revenues hit record high in 3Q18Friday 23 November 2018
The world's top-3 memory IC vendors - Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology - saw their combined DRAM and flash memory revenues climb to a record high of US$37.3 billion in the third quarter of 2018.
China smartphone shipments to fall in 4Q18, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 8 November 2018
Having ramped up their combined smartphone shipments by 6.5% on year to 192 million units in the third quarter of 2018, China-based vendors are likely to see a single-digit shipment decrease in the fourth quarter due to weakening demand in the domestic market and competition resulting from the availability...
Global notebook shipments to rise 2.8% in 4Q18, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 7 November 2018
Worldwide notebook shipments are forecast to increase 2.8% sequentially to their highest levels for 2018 in the fourth quarter thanks to strong seasonal demand and improving Intel CPU supply, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan handset shipments expand mildly in 3Q18, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 7 November 2018
Shipments of handsets by Taiwan's brand vendors and ODMs expanded by a moderate 5.5% on quarter to 21.8 million units in the third quarter of 2018 as increased shipments of ODM models were offset by decreased shipments from brand vendors, according to data compiled by Digitimes Research.
China smartphone AP shipments set to decline in 4Q18, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 6 November 2018
Having posted a sequential gain of 13.9% in the third quarter of 2018, shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to decrease 4.6% in the fourth quarter as smartphone vendors have become more conservative on pulling in orders due to lower visibility in demand in the end...
Global tablet shipments make gains in 3Q18, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 6 November 2018
Buoyed by seasonality, global tablet shipments reached 44.89 million units in the third quarter of 2018, up 21.1% on quarter and 6.1% on year, Digitimes Research has estimated. Among all shipments, branded products grew 29.9% on quarter, while white-box products remained flat as compared to a quarter...
China smartphone shipments to fall over 10% in 4Q18, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 5 November 2018
Smartphone shipments in the China market went down 6.9% on year in the third quarter of 2018 and are expected to continue to fall by over 10% as telecom operators have reduced subsidies for the purchase of 4G models and the device replacement cycle is lengthening, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan large-size panel shipments up in 3Q18, but to fall in 4Q18, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 5 November 2018
Shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels by Taiwan-based makers (excluding Sharp) reached 64.79 million units in the third quarter of 2018, up 4.4% on quarter and 5.6% on year, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan LCD TV shipments to continue growing in 4Q18, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 1 November 2018
Shipments of LCD TVs by Taiwan makers grew 11.4% sequentially in the third quarter of 2018, with prospects to register another sequential increase of 14.7% in the fourth quarter, according to Digitimes Research.
Global foundry industry forecast, 2019 and beyondThursday 1 November 2018
The production value of the global foundry industry is expected to grow by a CAGR of 6.2% to reach US$81.94 billion in 2023, the final year of a five-year forecast period, driven by chip demand for mobile devices, automotive, IoT and high-performance computing applications in the AI and upcoming 5G...
Global large-size LCD panel capacity to rise over 9% annually through 2020, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 30 October 2018
Worldwide production capacity for large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels is projected to rise over 9% annually through 2020 resulting from continued capacity expansions by China-based flat panel makers, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan display makers developing new automotive panels, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 23 October 2018
In response to the long-term development prospects of electric cars and autonomous vehicles as well as demand from clients, Taiwan-based flat panel makers have been keen on developing new applications integrating the discrete dashboard, the central information display (CID) and even the front-passenger...
Reliance Jio Phone, KaiOS rising in India, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 22 October 2018
India-based telecom operator Reliance Jio is expected to become the world's 10th largest handset brand in 2018 with its shipments totaling 25-30 million units in the year, according to an estimate of Digitimes Research.