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Friday 24 February 2023
Growth of 4G over 5G in 2022 raises concern for 5G evolution, says Omdia
Fifth-generation (5G) subscriptions increased by 446 million in 2022 versus 592 million for 4G, thirteen years after 4G's initial launch. Omdia research conducted ahead of the Mobile...
Wednesday 27 July 2022
MediaTek mulls price increase for 3G, 4G mobile chips
MediaTek is mulling raising its 3G and 4G mobile chip prices, aiming to mitigate the impact of disappointing 5G chip sales on its sales performance this year, according to industry...
Wednesday 22 September 2021
5G drives double-digit growth for 6th straight quarter in smartphone APs, says Strategy Analytics
For the sixth straight quarter, the global smartphone applications processor (AP) market clocked a double-digit on-year revenue increase in the second quarter of 2021, according to...
Wednesday 1 September 2021
Semiconductor shortages continue to vex commercial transportation industry with lead times exceeding 5 months
Industry suppliers from truck and trailer OEMs to commercial telematics providers continue to feel the pain of delayed semiconductor shipments alongside rising growth opportunities...
Tuesday 10 August 2021
Vietnam bans 2G and 3G handsets
Vietnam has banned imports and production of 2G and 3G handsets, but has plans to give 2.1 million smartphones to low-income families during 2021-2025, according to Vietnamnet<...
Thursday 1 July 2021
Vietnam to phase out 2G, 3G serivces starting 2022
Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) has decided to start phasing out 2G and 3G technologies within the country in 2022 in a bid to encourage people to use smartphones...
Tuesday 21 April 2020
Huawei/HiSilicon to commercialize new NB-IoT chip solution in 4Q20
Huawei/HiSilicon will commercialize a new NB-IoT chipset, dubbed Boudica 200, by the end of 2020, which will support 3GPP R15 standards and offer lower latencies and more integrated...
Thursday 5 March 2020
China smartphone AP shipments – 4Q 2019
China smartphone AP
Thursday 7 June 2018
5G user base is expected to exceed 1.1 billion by 2025, but market unlikely to see boom as fast as that for 4G
Tuesday 5 December 2017
Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2017
Monday 20 November 2017
Taiwan market: HMD Global to launch new Nokia 3310 3G
Finland-based HMD Global will soon launch new Nokia 3310 3G feature phone in the Taiwan market at a price tag of around NT$2,000 (US$66.48), in cooperation with Far EasTone Telecommunications,...
Thursday 29 June 2017
MediaTek unveils NB-IoT SoC, partnership with China Mobile
MediaTek has unveiled its first narrow band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) system-on-chip (SoC), the MT2625, and announced a collaboration with China Mobile to build what the companies...
Thursday 8 December 2016
Chip orders for entry-level smartphones going down
Chip orders for entry-level 4G phones and 3G devices have been falling recently, according to industry sources.
Thursday 31 December 2015
NCC approves Asia Pacific Telecom return of 3G band unit
Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on December 30 approved the return of a 900MHz frequency band by Asia Pacific Telecom because a portion is in a band unit acquired...
Thursday 24 December 2015
MediaTek profitability under pressure
MediaTek's profitability has come under pressure due to falling ASPs of smartphone chips, and will face further pressure in 2016, according to industry observers.
Tuesday 10 March 2015
LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy smartphones
At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, LG Electronics unveiled a new line of mid-range smartphones, the LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy. The four devices will be available in both LTE and 3G versions. The LTE and 3G versions of each model share nearly identical design. The LG Magna features a 5-inch in-cell touch display, a quad-core processor, an 8-megapixel back-end camera and a 5-megapixel front camera as well as a 2,540mAh removable battery. The LG Spirit features a 4.7-inch in-cell touch display and an 8-megapixel camera, while the LG Leon offers a 4.5-inch display in a compact body. The smallest of the group, the LG Joy has a 4-inch display.
Wednesday 4 March 2015
Intel Atom x3 processor
Intel has introduced the Atom x3 processor series (formerly codenamed SoFIA), the company's first integrated communications platform for entry and value tablets, phablets and smartphones. Combining 64-bit multi-core Intel Atom processors together with 3G or 4G LTE connectivity, the integrated communications SoC combines the applications processor, image sensor processor, graphics, audio, connectivity and power management components in a single system chipset. Twenty companies, including Asustek Computer and Jolla, have committed to delivering Intel Atom x3 designs, according to the vendor.
Friday 26 September 2014
Amazon Kindle Voyage
Amazon has unveiled the Kindle Voyage, with a 20% faster processor, twice the storage, and a touch interface. The Kindle Voyage uses a new paperwhite display, with 300pixels per inch. The front display stack uses strengthened glass, which is designed to resist scratches. Since regular glass would create glare, the cover glass on Kindle Voyage is micro-etched in order to diffuse light, ensuring users can read in bright light without glare. The Kindle Voyage introduces PagePress. PagePress uses a custom-designed force sensor that sits directly under the bezel. Users can rest their thumb on the bezel and turn the page by lightly pressing.
Jun 2, 09:06
STMicroelectronics introduces automotive inertial module with certified ASIL B software library for a broad range of automotive applications
Friday 2 June 2023
First AI-enhanced smart accelerometers from STMicroelectronics raise performance and efficiency for always-aware applications
Thursday 1 June 2023
STMicroelectronics makes lithium batteries perform better and last longer with high-accuracy BMS controller
Thursday 1 June 2023
Computex 2023 opens with the world's best igniting the AI craze
Qualcomm sees 2024 a big year for its PC processor biz
Nvidia open to partnership with Intel, says CEO
China PMIC makers bearing the brunt as TI cuts price for market shares
Global foundry revenue to drop 9% in 2023, says DIGITIMES Research
Modi's US$24 billion manufacturing push is stuck on the assembly line
India's Vedanta to make 28-65nm semiconductor chips for local demand
Taiwan OSATs quietly ramp up support for Chinese customers
Who's in control of SMIC technology advances?
TSMC 7nm process capacity utilization falling rapidly
More ban on semiconductor equipment to China accelerating tech decoupling
China vendors see smartphone shipments down on year in 4Q22 and 1Q23, says DIGITIMES Research
DIGITIMES Research expects shipments of 2.5–3 million units for upcoming MacBook Air in 2023
China battery makers to enjoy boom in upcoming years thanks to energy-storage demand, says DIGITIMES Research
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