China panel makers gearing up for all-screen, profile-cut panels, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 18 May 2018
Display products highlighted by China-based flat panel makers at the recently concluded China Information Technology Expo (CITE) show that most of China's panel suppliers are actively developing 18:9 all-screen and profile-cut panels in response to demand from the handset sector, the largest application...
Global server shipments to rise 9% in 2Q18, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 8 May 2018
Global server shipments (based on motherboards shipped) amounted to 3.4 million units in the first quarter of 2018, slightly down on quarter, but the shipments are expected to rise 9% sequentially in the second quarter, Digitimes Research estimates.
Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to increase 17% sequentially to 173.8 million units in the second quarter of 2018, Digitimes Research estimates.
Taiwan large-size LCD panel shipments to slip 1.4% in 2Q18, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 4 May 2018
Shipments of large-size LCD panels (9-inch and above sizes) by Taiwan-based panel makers (excluding Foxconn's affiliate Sharp) are expected to slip 1.4% sequentially in the second quarter of 2018 after falling 4.3% in the first, according to Digitimes Research.
China smartphone shipments fall below 90 million units in 1Q18, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 4 May 2018
Smartphone shipments in China fell 34% sequentially and 13.4% on year to below 90 million units in the first quarter of 2018, affected by reduced production during the Lunar New Year holidays, inventory clear-up at channels as well as slower sales of new iPhone devices, according to Digitimes Resear...
Taiwan small- to mid-size panel shipments to rise 8.6% in 2Q18, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 3 May 2018
Taiwan's shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels are expected to grow 8.6% sequentially in the second quarter of 2018, driven by increased panel demand from China-based smartphone vendors for production of entry-level and mid-tier smartphones, as well as orders from India for high-end feature...
5G operations to be capital intensive, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 2 May 2018
In the 5G era, choosing the communication standards is not a core issue, but players need to decide which application market segments should be given priority. None of the 5G technology deployments will come cheap, and competition in commercial 5G operations will be capital-intensive under the "X as...
Taiwan LCD TV shipments to grow 5% in 2Q18, estimates Digitimes ResearchMonday 30 April 2018
Shipments of LCD TVs by Taiwan's makers are expected to expand 5.15% on quarter to 6.94 million units in the second quarter of 2018 after they suffered the largest-ever sequential decline to 6.6 million units in the previous quarter, according to Digitimes Research. The sequential drop in the first...
Smartphone shipments in China dip in 1Q18, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 30 April 2018
Including exports, shipments of smartphones by China-based vendors totaled 141.1 million units in the first quarter of 2018, decreasing 1.2% from a year earlier, Digitimes Research estimates.
Apple adoption of Qi spurring wireless charging development, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 25 April 2018
The competition among wireless charging standards did not come to an end when Apple decided to choose Qi of the WPC (Wireless Power Consortium) for iPhone X and iPhone 8 devices in 2017. Instead, the move has pushed the member companies in the AFA (AirFuel Alliance) to exert efforts to develop magnetic...
BEV, PHEV outstanding in automobile fuel economyMonday 16 April 2018
BEVs (battery electric vehicles) and PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles) show significant performances in MPG (miles per gallon of gasoline) equivalent and energy savings.
TDDI chip shipments to top 500 million mark in 2018, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 28 March 2018
Global TDDI (touch and display driver integration) chip shipments are expected to hit the five million mark in 2018, Digitimes Research estimates.
Apple next-generation 5.85-inch OLED iPhone MBOM much lower than iPhone X, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 21 March 2018
Apple plans to launch a new 5.85-inch OLED iPhone this year as an upgrade to the existing iPhone X, but the vendor has managed to reduce the new device's initial manufacturing bill of materials (MBOM) to a level much lower than that of its present flagship model, according Digitimes Research senior...
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – February 2018Thursday 15 March 2018
Worldwide top-5 notebook brands saw their combined shipments increase slightly from a month ago in February, led mainly by US-based vendors. As for the first two months of 2018 combined, the shipments were flat from the same period a year ago.
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – January 2018Monday 5 March 2018
With the notebook market entering the traditional slow season, the worldwide top-5 notebook brands saw their combined shipments drop for the second consecutive month in January 2018. However, compared to the same month a year ago, the shipments still grew 10.7%.
Taiwan LCD TV shipments to drop nearly 30% in 1Q18, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 27 February 2018
Shipments of LCD TVs by Taiwan-based makers are expected to decline nearly 30% sequentially to 7.14 million units in the first quarter of 2018 due to seasonal factors, according to Digitimes Research.
China smartphone AP shipments to fall 18% in 1Q18, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 27 February 2018
Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to decline 18.2% sequentially in the first quarter of 2018, according to Digitimes Research.
Samsung Galaxy S9 devices to feature SLP, dual-lens cameras, Digitimes Research saysFriday 23 February 2018
Samsung Electronics' forthcoming Galaxy S9 and S9+, which are expected to be unveiled at MWC 2018, are likely to employ substrate-like PCB (SLP) products to enable more space for components such as dual-lens camera modules to further enhance the functionality of its next-generation smartphones, according...
Top-5 notebook vendors see on-month shipment declines in January, Digitimes Research saysFriday 23 February 2018
Global notebook shipments (Wintel-based models) by the top-five brands and top-three ODMs suffered declines on month in January due to seasonality, according to Digitimes Research.
Worldwide tablet shipments to reach new low in 1Q18, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 5 February 2018
Worldwide tablet shipments totaled around 46 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017, better than Digitimes Research's original forecast thanks to increasing demand from year-end holidays. Both brand and white-box tablet shipments had sequential growths in the quarter.