Tuesday 29 January 2019
Smartphone shipments in China fall to lowest since 2013, says Canalys
Smartphone shipments in China totaled 396 million units in 2018, the lowest level since 2013, according to Canalys. Shipments for the fourth quarter of 2018 fell for the seventh consecutive...
Friday 9 March 2018
Passive component supply to remain tight through 2019, says Yageo chair
The global supply of passive components is expected to remain tight through 2019, thanks to robust end-market demand, according to Pierre Chen, chairman for Yageo.
Monday 19 June 2017
China accounts for 7 of top-10 leading smartphone suppliers in 2016, says IC Insights
Seven of the world's top-10, and 10 of the top-14 smartphone companies listed for 2016 were headquartered in China. Two South Korea-, one US- and one Taiwan-based companies made up...
Wednesday 14 June 2017
Global 2016 handset baseband market increases 5%, says Strategy Analytics
The global handset baseband processor market grew 5% on year to reach US$22.3 billion in 2016, according to Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung LSI, Spreadtrum and HiSilicon...
Friday 9 June 2017
Samsung Display to supply up to 80 million AMOLED panels for new iPhone in 2H17
Apple's upstream supply chain has begun mass producing components for the vendor's three next-generation iPhones: a 4.7-inch model and a 5.5-inch model both featuring reinforced glass...
Friday 19 May 2017
IHS sees first positive smartphone shipment growth in 2 years
The global smartphone market continues its recovery, with the top three China-based OEMs posting impressive gains. Samsung continued to lead the pack in smartphone shipments during...
Thursday 22 December 2016
FPCB makers expected to see weak 1H17
Flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) makers Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect are expected to see weak revenue performances for the first five months in 2017 as demand...
Thursday 1 December 2016
Apple reportedly begins to reduce orders for iPhone 7, say sources
Apple reportedly has begun to reduce orders for iPhone 7s as initial sales momentum has started fading, according to sources from Taiwan's handset supply chain.
Monday 24 October 2016
Taiwan market: iPhone 7 tops market share in September, says paper
There were 684,000 smartphones sold in the Taiwan market in September, increasing 3.1% on month, and iPhones had the largest market share at 29% in sales volume and 61.6% in sales...
Wednesday 28 September 2016
Apple increasing part and component orders for iPhone 7, say touch panel makers
Apple has increased its part and component orders for iPhone 7 devices, with order visibility for the fourth quarter of 2016 to be 20-30% higher than expected, according to sources...
Friday 23 September 2016
Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile signs pact with Tesla
Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has entered an agreement with Tesla to cooperate in the B2B connected car market in Taiwan, according to company president James Jeng.
Wednesday 21 September 2016
iPhone 7 materials costs higher than previous versions, IHS says
The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 7 equipped with 32GB of NAND flash memory carries US$219.80 in bill of materials costs, according to a preliminary estimate from IHS Marki...
Wednesday 14 September 2016
Chip orders for iPhone 7 higher-than-expected
Chip orders for the iPhone 7 placed thus far for 2016 are higher than previously estimated, according to industry sources.
Thursday 8 September 2016
Apple introduces iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
Apple has introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The iPhone 7 series is the first water and dust resistant iPhone. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in more than...