Thursday 30 November 2023
Samsung to raise high-end CIS prices, say sources
Samsung Electronics has notified customers about a price hike of as much as 30% for its high-end CMOS image sensors (CIS) of 32 megapixels and above beginning in the first quarter...
Thursday 30 November 2023
Huawei to boost shipments of upcoming P70 smartphones
Huawei has scaled up initial shipments of its upcoming flagship P70 series smartphones, expected to launch in the first quarter of 2024 at the earliest, according to industry sources...
Wednesday 15 November 2023
Sony poised to challenge Onsemi's dominance in auto CIS market
Sony, with its semiconductor business focusing on CMOS image sensors (CIS), is strategically expanding into the global automotive CIS market, aiming to surpass the current leader...
Friday 10 November 2023
Onsemi to launch in-house production of CMOS image sensors in 2024
Onsemi, a prominent US IDM, has unveiled its strategic shift, planning to initiate in-house production of CMOS image sensors (CIS) in 2024, marking a significant departure from its...
Friday 3 November 2023
Supply chains sense gradual recovery in Chinese smartphone market in 3Q23
In the second half of the year, the smartphone market experienced the launch of multiple new models, which has led to increased shipments from supply chains. With Chinese smartphone...
Friday 25 August 2023
Silicon Optronics looks to BSI sensors for profit growth
CMOS image sensor (CIS) supplier Silicon Optronics (SOI) has observed that customer inventory correction have gone on longer than anticipated in 2023 and plans to place a greater...
Friday 18 August 2023
CIS firm PixArt expects slight revenue growth in 3Q23
PixArt Imaging, a CMOS image sensor specialist, anticipates a modest revenue increase in the third quarter compared to the second. Gross margin and operating margin will also outperform...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
CIS backend houses express caution about 2H23
Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, VisEra Technologies, and Xintec, all of whom are in the CMOS image sensor (CIS) backend sector, have expressed caution regarding their market prospects...
Wednesday 26 July 2023
Tong Hsing sees weak demand for handset-use CIS
Tong Hsing Electronics, a major backend services provider for CMOS image sensors (CIS), expects the handset market to remain weak throughout 2023, with demand sliding faster than...
Thursday 29 June 2023
Sony poised to develop 5D CIS for premium handset, car apps
Sony continues to expand its CMOS image sensor (CIS) production capacity and is set to develop 5D CIS solutions for both high-end smartphone and automotive applications that are promising...
Tuesday 6 June 2023
FHD to become mainstream for computing products, says OmniVision
Full HD (FHD), or 1080p, will overtake 720p as the standard for computing products, according to CMOS image sensor (CIS) supplier OmniVision Technologies.
Friday 19 May 2023
Why are Huawei, SMIC taking different approaches against US curbs?
China's tech giant Huawei and top semiconductor foundry SMIC apparently adopt different approaches against US chip curbs. The former has just announced its successful development...
Friday 12 May 2023
CIS firm PixArt enjoys ramp-up in short lead-time orders
PixArt Imaging has enjoyed a ramp-up in short lead-time orders which will continue buoying its sales performance in the second quarter, according to the CMOS image sensor developer...
Monday 24 April 2023
Automotive market disrupted by three major environmental factors; low-end chips pressured but high-end CIS holds strong
Although automotive chips are relatively stable in the semiconductor supply chain, the uncertainty of the overall economic environment has already impacted the purchasing power of...
Monday 24 April 2023
Different chip segments vary in inventory depletion speed
Inventory depletion paces vary with different supply chains, with panel, notebook, motherboards and graphic card sectors taking the lead to bottom out while memory and handset IC...