Friday 12 April 2024
Brand handset vendors reportedly cut 2024 shipment outlook
Speculation has recently circulated in the mobile phone market that brand vendors including Apple and Samsung Electronics have revised downward their shipment projections for 2024.
Thursday 14 March 2024
Taiwanese IC distributors to capitalize on handset and PC inventory shrinkage, AI chip boom in 2024
Taiwan's major IC distributors, including WPG Holdings, WT Microelectronics, Supreme Electronics, and Edom Technology, anticipate several significant trends for 2024 in the semiconductor...
Friday 12 January 2024
India to reduce import tax for handset and components
As India's handset exports rise, government officials with an understanding that high taxes negatively impact the development of the handset ecosystem, are reportedly considering...
Wednesday 27 December 2023
Handset power amplifier demand continues to pick up
With Chinese smartphone suppliers marketing new models, overall demand for handset-use power amplifiers (PA) will maintain its upward trend, according to sources at Taiwanese compound...
Wednesday 20 December 2023
Optics industry coasts along rising smartphone shipments
After a three-year slump, the market for smartphone camera lenses is showing signs of recovery, with optics companies posting stellar results. While Apple has been going into overdrive...
Thursday 14 December 2023
Research Insight: handset industry to introduce Gemini Nano faster, pure-play foundries and memory IDMs to benefit
On December 6, Google unveiled its large language model (LLM) Gemini, intending to integrate it into various Google products and services. DIGITIMES Research believes that integrating...
Wednesday 13 December 2023
Bright prospects for 2024 as optics suppliers see demand rise
With 2023 turning out to be a disappointing year for the economy, the optics industry in Taiwan has proven to be a dark horse: Taiwan-based optics companies have seen outstanding...
Friday 1 December 2023
New iPhones boost Taiwan handset unit sales in October
The release of Apple's iPhone 15 series boosted handset unit sales in Taiwan in October, which rose beyond 500,000 units and hit the highest monthly level in 2023 thus far, according...
Tuesday 28 November 2023
Tata reportedly to scale up for iPhone manufacturing amidst growing handset exports in India
Thanks to investments from global handset makers and the emergence of local players, official data shows that India's handset production has grown rapidly, with exports about to take...
Thursday 23 November 2023
IC suppliers see support from new handset models in 4Q23
Chinese brand vendors releasing new handset models are providing support for related peripheral IC suppliers' sales in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 22 November 2023
Chinese handset vendors' self-developed OS ambitions threaten Android ecosystem in China
Chinese smartphone vendors Huawei, Vivo, and Xiaomi are making a bold move by developing their own operating systems that are incompatible with Android, potentially altering the landscape...
Thursday 16 November 2023
India handset ecosystem argues against D2M support in mobile devices
India is looking to introduce direct-to-mobile (D2M) technology into handsets to reduce users' reliance on cellular networks, which has aroused opposition from telecom operators,...
Wednesday 15 November 2023
Handset semiconductors will break the four-year shipment dry spell in 2024
There have been signs that the four top applications of semiconductors (handsets, servers, vehicles, notebooks, and personal computers) have risen out of their slump despite no noticeable...
Thursday 9 November 2023
OLED DDI demand for mobile phones to rise further in 2024
With more smartphones featuring OLED displays, related OLED display driver IC (DDI) demand from mobile phones is poised to further increase in 2024, according to industry sources...
Monday 6 November 2023
Smartphone AP shipments to Chinese handset vendors rise on year in both 3Q23 and 4Q23, says DIGITIMES Research
Third-quarter 2023 shipments of smartphone application processors (AP) to Chinese handset vendors increased by 47.5% quarter-on-quarter, as inventory had dropped to healthy levels...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research