Friday 16 February 2024
Samsung hopes 2nm AP orders from Qualcomm can be key to overtaking TSMC
Qualcomm has reportedly commissioned Samsung Electronics to develop a trial product for its 2nm application processor (AP). Although mass production still has a considerable way to...
Thursday 15 February 2024
AP shipments to Chinese smartphone brands unpleasant in 4Q23, but to stay flat in 1Q24, says DIGITIMES Research
DIGITIMES Research's findings show that application processor (AP) shipments for Chinese smartphones were sluggish during the traditional peak season in fourth-quarter 2023, with...
Tuesday 23 January 2024
Samsung hopes 2nd-gen 3nm process help narrow gap with TSMC
Although Samsung Electronics was the first to mass produce 3nm chips, they are not as profitable as TSMC since they have not secured big customers yet. Samsung Electronics is trying...
Thursday 4 January 2024
Semiconductor probe card suppliers guardedly optimistic about 2024
Semiconductor probe card makers like Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT) are cautiously bullish about 2024's market prospects, counting on demand for HPC chips, application processors...
Thursday 28 December 2023
HiSilicon regaining smartphone AP market share
Huawei subsidiary HiSilicon has regained market share by supplying its Kirin chips for Huawei's midrange and high-end smartphones, according to market observers.
Tuesday 7 November 2023
CHPT sees IC test board sales account for over 40% of revenue
Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT), a provider of IC test interface solutions, saw IC test board sales climb as a proportion of company revenue to 41.4% in October from 22.7% in...
Thursday 15 June 2023
High-end handset AP demand unlikely to pick up until 2024
High-end handset application processor (AP) demand is unlikely to pick up until next year, and it will return to a normal growth track in 2024-2025, according to sources at backend...
Thursday 8 June 2023
Rising Demand, chiplet and 3DIC trends offer bright outlook for CHPT
In a media debrief following the shareholder meeting, Huang Shui-Ke, president of Chunghwa Precision Test (CHPT), outlined the company's struggle in the previous year. The first quarter...
Friday 12 May 2023
Taiwan probe card suppliers see stable demand from Chinese GPU developers
Taiwan-based probe card providers continue to see stable orders from Chinese GPU developers although demand from first-tier smartphone application processor suppliers has become volatile,...
Tuesday 2 May 2023
TSMC overseas foundry quotes to be 10-30% higher than in Taiwan
TSMC has begun to formulate pricing strategies for its new overseas wafer fabs. Quotes for advanced chips to be fabricated by its plant in Arizona are estimated to be 20-30% higher...
Tuesday 25 April 2023
Samsung mobile AP shipments buck trend increasing 15% in 1Q23
Samsung Electronics saw shipments increase 15% on year in the first quarter of 2023, benefitting from good midrange mobile application processor (AP) sales performance.
Wednesday 19 April 2023
Samsung soliciting Chinese GPU talent; Exynos 2400 will determine the victor
Recently, Samsung Electronics has been rumored to be actively recruiting system semiconductor R&D talent from China for products like GPUs. This is to help turn around its Exynos...
Wednesday 12 April 2023
Mobile phone AP supply chain expects recovery in 3Q23
Semiconductor backend packaging and testing and mobile phone power amplifier (PA) companies agree that visibility for large-scale orders is still unclear going into the second quarter...
Thursday 6 April 2023
Samsung to bring AMD Radeon graphics to future mobile platforms
Samsung Electronics has signed a multi-year agreement extension with AMD to bring multiple generations of high-performance, ultra-low-power AMD Radeon graphics solutions to an expanded...
Wednesday 11 January 2023
Oppo set to mass produce own handset AP with 4nm process in 3Q23
Oppo is gearing up for volume production of its in-house developed smartphone application processor in the third quarter of 2023, reportedly to be carried out at TSMC with 4nm process...
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China's homegrown NearLink wireless tech to challenge Wi-Fi dominance, says DIGITIMES Research
China's smartphone shipments threaten 20% slide in 1Q24 says DIGITIMES Research
AP shipments to Chinese smartphone brands unpleasant in 4Q23, but to stay flat in 1Q24, says DIGITIMES Research