Samsung Display heaping pressure on LG Display in OLED automotive panel sectorMonday 17 September 2018
In spite of its status as one of the top-five suppliers of OLED automotive panels globally, LG Display is facing increasing challenge from Samsung Display, which is making headway in the field utilizing its superior production capacity, according to Digitimes Research.
Global smartphone AP shipments to be flat in 2018, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 14 September 2018
Global smartphone AP shipments may show a 0.8% on-year decline to reach 1.59 billion units in 2018, according to Digitimes Research.
New iPhone shipments to exceed 85 million units in 2H18, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 13 September 2018
Shipments of the three new iPhone devices, the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, are expected to surpass 85 million units in the second half of 2018, according to Digitimes Research.
China panel makers embrace IGZO technology, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 5 September 2018
Most of the recent 8.5G-10.5G TFT LCD production lines planned by China-based flat panel makers come with or retain the ability to produce indium gallium zinc oxide (IGZO) TFT LCD panels that still have many advantages, according to Digitimes Research.
Demand for public information displays rising, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 28 August 2018
With more than 500 cities around the globe moving toward the goal of becoming smart cities in the near future, demand for related display productions and solutions is expected to grow year by year, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan handset shipments increase 16% in 2Q18, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 24 August 2018
Shipments of handsets by Taiwan's brand vendors and ODMs totaled 20.66 million units in the second quarter of 2018, up 16.1% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – July 2018Tuesday 21 August 2018
Worldwide top-5 notebook brands saw their combined shipments not including detachable models, drop 24% on month in July as they had already completed inventory preparations for back-to-school demand in May and June. Compared to the same month a year ago, the July volume rose 11%, the highest on-year...
Top-5 notebook vendors see July shipments rise 11% on year, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 21 August 2018
Worldwide top-5 notebook brands saw their combined shipments (not including detachable models) drop 24% on month in July as they had already completed inventory preparations for back-to-school demand in May and June. Compared to the same month a year ago, the July volume rose 11%, the highest on-year...
Global server shipments rise 9.6% in 2Q18Tuesday 14 August 2018
Worldwide server shipments - based on the number of motherboards delivered - reached 3.84 million units in the second quarter of 2018, rising 9.6% sequentially, according to Digitimes Research's latest updates to its findings.
Compal surpasses Quanta as top notebook ODM in 2Q18Monday 13 August 2018
Compal Electronics overtook Quanta Computer as the top notebook ODM in the second quarter of 2018, thanks to increases in orders from Dell and Acer, according to Digitimes Research.
China smartphone AP shipments to increase 16% in 3Q18, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 3 August 2018
Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to increase 16.2% sequentially in the third quarter of 2018, thanks to seasonal factors, according to Digitimes Research.
Global tablet shipments to hit 40 million units in 3Q18, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 2 August 2018
Global tablet shipments are expected to hit the level of 40 million units in the third quarter of 2018, up from 37.08 million units in the second quarter, with the growth momentum to be partly generated by the launch of new models by Apple, Digitimes Research estimates.
China smartphone shipments grow 20% on year in 2Q18, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 30 July 2018
Shipments of smartphones by China-based makers increased 20% on year to 176 million units in the second quarter of 2018, buoyed by the rollouts of new models by vendors, Digitimes Research has estimated.
Older-generation LCD lines still crucial for Taiwan panel makers, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 9 July 2018
With the growth of mainstream LCD applications, such handset, PC and TV panels, slowing down and at the same time more and more new-generation production lines coming online, makers have different plans for their older-generation fabs.
Panel sizes for automotive, gaming and industrial applications getting larger, says Digitmes ResearchWednesday 4 July 2018
The sizes of LCD panels used in automotive, gaming and industrial PC (IPC) applications are becoming larger and larger, as flat panel as well as end-device vendors are aiming to ramp up gross margins of their products, according to Digitimes Research.
Global image sensor shipments to top US$15 billion in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 4 July 2018
Global shipments of CMOS as well as CCD image sensors will exceed US$15 billion in value in 2020, Digitimes Research estimates. The shipment value increased by over 15% on year to US$12.2 billion in 2017.
Japan VR/AR market grows slowly, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 2 July 2018
Shipments of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) devices totaled about 300,000 units in the Japan market in 2017, Digitimes Research has estimated.
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – May 2018Friday 29 June 2018
The worldwide top-5 notebook brands (excluding Apple) and top-3 ODMs saw their shipments went up from a month ago in May due to rising procurement orders from North America's education sector and the easing in passive component shortages.
Global silicon wafer sales to increase over 20% in 2018, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 29 June 2018
Sales in the global semiconductor-grade silicon wafer market are forecast to rise over 20% in 2018, after surging 20.8% in 2017, thanks to a continued rally in silicon wafer prices, according to Digitimes Research.
Expanding IoT applications instrumental to small- and medium-size panels, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 14 June 2018
Newly developed small- and medium-size display solutions showcased at the recently concluded Computex 2018 indicate that flat panel makers are still keen on the development of related biometric technologies such as fingerprint and 3D sensing so as to cope with the prevailing trend in the smartphone...