Tuesday 2 May 2023
MediaTek cuts 2023 global smartphone shipment projection
MediaTek has cut its global smartphone shipment forecast for 2023 to 1.1 billion units from 1.4 billion units, due to a longer replacement cycle.
Wednesday 19 April 2023
Global smartphone market shows signs of stability with a 12% decline in 1Q23, says Canalys
The global smartphone market experienced a fifth consecutive quarter of decline, falling by 12% on year in the first quarter of 2023, according to Canalys.
Monday 17 April 2023
Weak global smartphone shipments to continue undermining AP demand in 2023, says DIGITIMES Research
Global smartphone application processor (AP) shipments are set to come to 1.114 billion units in 2023, down 11.8% on year, mainly due to declining smartphone shipments and slow AP...
Friday 14 April 2023
Largan pessimistic about 2Q23 prospects
Smartphone lens module specialist Largan Precision has expressed caution about its sales prospects for the second quarter, citing the continued weakness of global smartphone sales.
Thursday 13 April 2023
Global smartphone shipments expected to slump in 1Q23, says DIGITIMES Research
Global smartphone shipments amounted to above 300 million units in the fourth quarter of 2022 and are estimated to go down to only around 260 million units in first-quarter 2023,...
Wednesday 8 February 2023
Electronics industry's leading indicator: Global smartphone shipments
Taiwan's electronics industry serves as a major manufacturing partner of global brands, and its order and shipment status is the leading indicator of the global electronics industry...
Friday 3 February 2023
Foldable phone may not be enough to save Samsung from unprecedented crisis
Despite still being the smartphone market leader, Samsung is losing to Apple in the high-end market while being pursued by Chinese brands in the mid-to-low tier market. Samsung has...
Wednesday 18 January 2023
Global smartphone shipments to perform weaker than expected in 2H22 and 2023, says DIGITIMES Research
Third-quarter and fourth-quarter 2022 global smartphone shipments are set to come to 277 million units and 311 million units, respectively, each showing a double-digit on-year decline,...
Wednesday 18 January 2023
Global smartphone market shrinks 17% in 4Q22, says Canalys
Worldwide smartphone shipments fell 17% on year in the fourth quarter of 2022, with shipments for the entire year sliding below 1.2 billion units, according to Canalys.
Tuesday 3 January 2023
Samsung reportedly shifts smartphone focus to technology and brand value from profitability
Samsung Electronics's smartphone business used to focus on "profitability," but with its devices "sandwiched" between Apple and Chinese competitors amid a global handset market downturn,...
Friday 23 December 2022
All eyes on Samsung's memory output
With the memory sector experiencing a severe downturn, market attention has been refocused on whether Samsung Electronics will announce production cuts by the end of 2022 or in early...
Monday 24 October 2022
PC, handset sales could worsen next year to 2019-2020 levels, say foundry sources
Sluggish PC and handset sales are expected to worsen further in the first half of 2023, and most supply chain players are likely to see their shipments and revenues for next year...
Wednesday 5 October 2022
Global smartphone shipments continue to underperform in 2H22, says DIGITIMES Research
DIGITIMES Research expects global smartphone shipments in the third and fourth quarter of 2022 to both drop over 10% on year, resulting in declines for six quarters straight, according...
Wednesday 7 September 2022
Huawei's latest satellite capability launches China's BeiDou into the global smartphone race
Launching the Mate 50 smartphone series on September 6, the CEO of Huawei's Consumer Business Group, Richard Yu, confirmed earlier speculations that the latest product could support...
Tuesday 2 August 2022
MediaTek trims sales outlook for 2022
MediaTek has lowered slightly its revenue growth forecast this year, due to inventory correction already taking place at customers and channel distributors.
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