Friday 3 August 2012
Trends and shipment forecast for 2H 2012 tablet market
In the second half of 2012, poor global economic growth is having a more significant impact on the global market for branded tablets than had previously been anticipated. Digitimes...
Thursday 2 August 2012
19.5 million iPad panels to be shipped in 3Q12, say Taiwan makers
A total of 19.5 million panels for the iPad 2 and new iPad will be shipped in third-quarter 2012, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.
Monday 19 March 2012
Taiwan market: Prices for iPad 2 lowered
In line with Apple's lowering prices for the iPad 2 due to the launch of the new iPad, retailers in Taiwan have decreased prices for each version of the iPad 2 by NT$3,000 (US$102),...
Thursday 1 March 2012
Apple lowers 16GB, 32GB iPad 2 prices prior to new product launch
Apple has lowered the price of the 16GB and 32GB iPad 2 by US$50 to US$449 and US$549, respectively, paving the way for the launch of its next-generation iPad which is expected to...
Thursday 1 March 2012
Apple expected to unveil 16GB and 32GB iPad 3 as well as 8GB iPad 2 on March 7
As Apple has scheduled an event on March 7, sources from its upstream supply chain pointed out that the company is expected to launch two iPad 3 models - a 16GB version and 32GB ve...
Tuesday 17 January 2012
Panels used in new iPad to exceed iPad 2 panels in shipment volume in 2Q12, say Taiwan makers
As Apple has selected Sharp, LG Display and Sharp as the suppliers of 9.7-inch QXGA (2,048 x 1,536) panels for use in a new version of the iPad, shipments of such high-resolution...
Tuesday 3 January 2012
Digitimes Research: iPad pricing to change tablet game
Market watchers have mostly expected Apple to follow its traditional pricing strategy for its next-generation tablet device, which is likely to start from US$499 with the present...
Thursday 29 December 2011
Supply chain players see dropping iPad 2 orders
Although Apple is reportedly set to use its iPad 2 to compete in the entry-level tablet PC market against Amazon's Kindle Fire when its next-generation iPads hit the market in March...
Thursday 29 December 2011
Apple to unveil two versions of next-generation iPad in January, sources claim
Apple is set to unveil its next-generation iPad - which will come in two versions - at the iWorld scheduled for January 26, 2012, according to sources at its supply chain partners...
Tuesday 6 December 2011
Simplo, Dynapack, Catcher see mixed result for November
Taiwan-based notebook upstream suppliers Simplo Technology, Dynapack International Technology and Catcher Technology announced their revenues for November with mixed results.
Tuesday 22 November 2011
Market watchers conservative about Asustek 4Q11 performance
Despite Asustek Computer is confident about its performance for the fourth quarter, some market watchers are conservative about it as the US and Europe economies remain weak, while...
Thursday 17 November 2011
9.7-inch panel shipments for iPad 2 likely declining in 4Q11 on inventory controls at Apple
Apple has been reportedly controlling iPad 2 panel inventories, which might affect iPad 2 panel shipments for suppliers including Samsung Electronics, LG Display and Chimei Innolux...
Monday 14 November 2011
Prospects of touch panels clouded by low order visibility
The touch panel industry may not be able to maintain sales momentum in 2012 due to low order visibility from tablet PC vendors, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 9 November 2011
Apple slashes parts and components orders for 4Q11, say sources
Apple has informed upstream suppliers of parts and components for iPhone 4S to delay part of their shipments for the fourth quarter of 2011 to the first quarter of 2012 as sales of...
Thursday 3 November 2011
Real iPad 3 reportedly to launch in 3Q12
Apple's new generation iPad will enter mass production soon with the launch set for March 2012, according to sources from the upstream supply chain; however, the sources revealed...
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