Wednesday 12 September 2012
Market observers conservative about e-book reader growth in 2H12
Market observers are conservative about e-book reader growth in the second half of 2012 as consumers are expected to purchase new tablet products from major makers such as Google...
Tuesday 11 September 2012
TPK begins shipments of touch panels used in 7-inch Kindle Fire HD
Taiwan-based TPK Holding began to ship touch panels used in the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD in August, with the monthly shipment volume reaching 1.0 million units, while China-based General...
Monday 10 September 2012
EIH August revenues up sequentially, down on year
Taiwan-based EPD (electrophoretic display) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) saw consolidated revenues of NT$2.556 billion (US$85.3 million) for August hike by 40.67% on month but drop by...
Friday 7 September 2012
Amazon announces Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon has introduced fifth generation Kindle e-book readers. The Kindle Paperwhite has 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a patented built-in front light for reading in...
Wednesday 5 September 2012
Amazon supply chains to benefit from release of next generation Kindle Fire
Supply chains affiliated with Amazon's Kindle Fire are expecting to see profits boost over the next two months due to the soon-to-be released next generation Kindle Fire that is expected...
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 12 July 2012
Amazon may delay Kindle shipments, say sources
Amazon's soon-to-be-released next-generation Kindle is currently facing problems with mass production due to problems with the device's front light design, which may delay shipping...
Thursday 28 June 2012
Amazon to start shipping new Kindle Fire in August, sources claim
Amazon's new 7.85-inch Kindle Fire is reported to have an August release date this year at a price of US$199, according to upstream industry sources.
Friday 15 June 2012
Amazon reportedly may drop 7-inch Kindle Fire price to welcome new models
As Amazon is said to be considering launching new e-book readers and 7-inch tablet PC products at the beginning of the third quarter, the company is expected to have a chance to reduce...
Friday 18 May 2012
Amazon likely to launch 10.1-inch Kindle Fire in 3Q12; to suspend 8.9-inch model
The latest market rumors indicate that Amazon is likely to launch a 10.1-inch Kindle Fire in the third quarter, while tentatively suspending the launch of a speculated 8.9-inch mod...
Thursday 22 March 2012
Catcher to supply chassis for Amazon tablet PC
Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology has recently received orders from Amazon for a new Kindle Fire tablet PC, according to sources from the upstream supply chain; however,...
Monday 20 February 2012
Foxconn, Wistron to undertake ODM production of Kindle Fire, Nook Tablet
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has obtained ODM orders for 10-inch Kindle Fire from Amazon and will begin shipments in the second quarter of 2012, while Wistron...
Friday 20 January 2012
ODM orders for Kindle Fire tablet PCs to drop to 3 million units in 1Q12, say sources
ODM orders for Kindle Fire tablet PCs are expected to be cut by half to three million units in the first quarter of 2012, down from about six million units shipped in the last quarter...
Thursday 5 January 2012
Google tablet PC believed to be targeting Kindle Fire
As Google reportedly may launch an own-brand tablet PC to compete against Apple's iPad, sources from Google's upstream supply chain believe that Google, instead of Apple, may actually...
Tuesday 20 December 2011
Supply chain of next-generation Kindle Fire to be ready in 2Q12
Makers in the supply chain of the next-generation Kindle Fire are likely to begin preparing the needed parts and components for the production of new tablet device in the second quarter...