Monday 25 September 2023
ChLC-based e-paper camp seeking to fill Chinese market gap left by Amazon exit
As Amazon has ceased the operation of its Kindle e-book store in China, now the world's largest e-book reader consumer market, Taiwan's cholesterol liquid crystal (ChLC) e-paper display...
Wednesday 15 January 2014
Compal lands 90% of Amazon Kindle orders for 2014, leaving only 10% for Quanta
Amazon has reportedly shifted its entry-level Kindle Fire orders for 2014 from Quanta Computer to Compal Electronics and the entry-level tablet is expected to account for 90% of the...
Wednesday 15 January 2014
Amazon sees weaker-than-expected Kindle Fire HDX shipments in 4Q13
Thanks to falling prices and satisfactory functionalities, entry-level tablets from brand vendors has been undermining demand for mid-range and high-end models, and they formed a...
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Quanta November notebook shipments up 19%
Quanta Computer shipped 4.4 million ODM notebooks in November, increasing 18.9% on month, according to the company.
Wednesday 6 November 2013
Shipments of Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HDX below expectations
Monthly shipments of the new Google Nexus 7 and those of the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX have fallen short of original expectations and therefore their shipments in 2013 are likely to...
Wednesday 16 October 2013
Novatek driver ICs adopted in new Kindle Fire, says report
Taiwan-based IC design house Novatek Microelectronics has secured orders for panel driver ICs for use in Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch tablet, according to a report from Taiwan's...
Tuesday 8 October 2013
Digitimes Research: Amazon changes strategy for 3rd-generation Kindle Fire
Amazon recently announced three third-generation Kindle Fire tablets, one 8.9-inch and two 7-inch models. In addition to new hardware, Amazon also updated many of its apps and services,...
Thursday 26 September 2013
Amazon unveils Kindle Fire HDX and cheaper Kindle Fire HD
Amazon has introduced the third generation of Kindle Fire - the new Kindle Fire HDX. The Kindle Fire HDX tablets combine the latest hardware, the newest version of Fire OS, and new...
Friday 23 August 2013
iPad and Samsung Galaxy gain market share as Kindle Fire sputters, says Jumptap
According to data by audience platform researcher Jumptap platform, Apple continues to hold the top spot in tablet market share, but its chief competitor in the smartphone sector,...
Thursday 21 March 2013
Amazon Kindle shipments expected to drop in March and April; to affect E Ink revenues
Amazon Kindle e-book reader panel shipments reached about 750,000 units in January 2013 followed by 420,000 units in February. The shipments are expected to drop even further to 20,000...
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Amazon said to be considering taking back Kindle Fire purchasing rights
Amazon reportedly plans to change its component purchasing strategy for Kindle Fire and will make all the decisions itself instead of relying on ODMs, according to sources from the...
Tuesday 6 November 2012
Amazon loses less money with Kindle Fire HD, says IHS
The low-end 7-inch Kindle Fire HD that has 16GB of NAND flash and Wi-Fi wireless carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost of US$165.00, according to research firm IHS. When the US$9.00...
Thursday 27 September 2012
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite sees shipment delays due to supply chain issues
Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite is seeing shipment delays as a result of the product's supply chain. Because the device's raw materials and production labor are in shortage, its production...
Monday 24 September 2012
Wal-Mart stops selling Amazon Kindle e-book and tablet products
American-based Wal-Mart has stopped selling Amazon Kindle e-book readers and tablets, claiming that it does not want its stores to act as purchasing grounds for Amazon products.
Wednesday 12 September 2012
Digitimes Research: Kindle Fire HD shipments expected to reach 5 million units in 2H12
Combined shipments of the 7-inch and 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle Fire HD are expected to reach five million units in the second half of 2012, according to Digitimes Research senior analyst...
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