Digitimes Research examines health of four major ICT sectors in China amid outbreakFriday 14 February 2020
IC design houses in Taiwan and China will see the coronavirus outbreak impact their revenues for the first quarter of 2020, and foundry and backend houses may take clearer hits starting in the second quarter, according to a study by Digitimes Research on impacts of the epidemic on semiconductor, panel,...
Global AIO PC shipments to experience double-digit drops in 1Q20Friday 14 February 2020
Global all-in-one (AIO) PC shipments totaled 3.42 million units in the fourth quarter of 2019, rounding out the volumes for the whole-year 2019 at 13.25 million units, down 3.4% on year, according to Digitimes Research's latest report on AIO PCs.
Taiwan LCD TV shipments to tumble in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 13 February 2020
Shipments of LCD TVs by Taiwan-based makers are expected to fall below five million units in the first quarter of 2020, down nearly 44% on quarter and over 20% on year, affected by the coronavirus outbreak and seasonality, Digitimes Research estimates.
Taiwan large-size panel shipments to contract 7.8% in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 12 February 2020
Taiwan's shipments of large-size panels in 9-inch and above sizes (excluding Sharp's) are expected to contract 7.8% sequentially in the first quarter of 2020 if the coronavirus outbreak is under control, according to Digitimes Research.
Global server shipments to drop nearly 10% in 1Q20 due to outbreak, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 10 February 2020
Global server shipments went up 13.4% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2019 thanks to rising demand from US large datacenter companies and China's server market. However, shipments in the first quarter of 2020 are expected to be affected by China's coronavirus outbreak, according to Digitimes...
DSS to be used for enterprise applications for 5G in 2H20, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 7 February 2020
To improve 5G spectrum's usage efficiency, 3GPP has brought up several solutions with dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) being one of the major technologies expected to be used when transitioning from 4G to 5G. The technology is expected to be adopted by the enterprise market in the second half of 2020,...
Tablet shipments to drop to new low in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 5 February 2020
Global tablet shipments totaled 43.23 million units in the fourth quarter of 2019. Shipments from China's white-box players weakened in the quarter due to their need to digest inventory, while brand vendors mostly saw increased shipments thanks to seasonal momentum, according to Digitimes Research's...
Global notebook shipments to decline in 1Q20Tuesday 4 February 2020
Global notebook shipments were weaker-than-expected in the fourth quarter of 2019 due to Intel's ongoing CPU shortages and major brands stopping stocking extra inventory in the wake of easing US-China trade tensions. However, annual shipments in 2019 still grew 4.1% on year, according to Digitimes...
China handset vendors to see shipments drop in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 4 February 2020
China-based handset makers shipped a total of 194 million smartphones worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2019, up 0.6% on quarter but down 4% on year, Digitimes Research has found.
China smartphone AP shipments to slip in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 4 February 2020
Smartphone AP shipments in China reached a total of 197 million units in the fourth quarter of 2019, down 5.9% on year and 7.7% sequentially with volume for the whole year arriving at 776 million units, down 3% on year. As smartphone brands were cautious about their AP inventory levels, their order...
Smartphone shipments to China to sink over 10% on year in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 3 February 2020
Smartphone shipments to the China market are expected to fall over 10% on year in the first quarter of 2020 affected by seasonality, insufficient supply of 5G models, high inventory levels in the channels and the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, according to Digitimes Research.
Global server shipments to grow 6.6% in 2020, says Digitimes Research special reportThursday 16 January 2020
Global server shipments, having declined moderately by 1.4% in 2019, will return growth in 2020, thanks to significant demand from the datacenter sector, according to Digitimes Research's latest special report on the server industry.
Cloud gaming streaming to highlight 5G services in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 15 January 2020
More mobile operators worldwide are enhancing their deployments in the cloud gaming streaming market to highlight the differentiated value that 5G networks will bring forth.
Micro LED to be widely used in large displays starting 2024Wednesday 8 January 2020
Micro LED technology is limited to applications in high-end large-size commercial displays and deluxe home theater systems currently due to high production cost, but technological improvements are expected to broaden its adoption in display modules which can be mosaicked into large screens of various...
Global demand for medical display devices growing steadily, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 7 January 2020
Global shipments of medical display devices have been expanding at an annual rate of about 5% in recent years, driven by demand for upgrades in display products that has come along with the emerging trend of smart medical care and IoT connectivity, Digitimes Research has found.
Huawei smartphone shipments to continue to be undermined by US trade ban in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 3 January 2020
Huawei's smartphone business is likely to continue to be affected by the US trade ban in 2020 and beyond, and the performance of global shipments of 5G phones and foldable devices will vary in 2020, according to Digitimes Research.
LPWA networks grow significantly in 2019, but prospects unclearThursday 2 January 2020
While the number of lower-power wide-area networks (LPWAN) in commercial operations and the number of connected devices of these networks both expanded exponentially in 2019, NB-IoT networks ended the year to account for 70% of these LPWA networks, with its connected devices six times those situated...
China IC design industry output value set to surgeThursday 2 January 2020
The output value of China's IC design industry is forecast to rise 22.5% on year to top CNY300 billion (US$43.06 billion) in 2019, according to Digitimes Research.
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.