Thursday 8 December 2011
White-box players in China quitting tablet PC market
As non-Apple tablet PC players are dropping their tablet PC prices to compete against Kindle Fire, white-box players in China are starting to quit the tablet PC market and can only...
Friday 2 December 2011
Quanta shipments of Kindle Fire reach 3-4 million units
Shipments of 7-inch Kindle Fire tablet PCs from Quanta Computer to Amazon have reached 3-4 million units, according to industry watchers. However, Quanta declined to comment.
Thursday 24 November 2011
Players drop tablet PC prices to compete against Kindle Fire
Several tablet PC players including RIM, High Tech Computer (HTC), Lenovo, and ViewSonic, have dropped their 7-inch tablet PC prices to compete against Amazon's Kindle Fire, priced...
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...
Monday 21 November 2011
Foxconn to start production of 7-inch Kindle Fire in 1Q12, say Taiwan makers
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will become a second ODM of 7-inch Kindle Fire next to Quanta Computer and start production in the first quarter of 2012, according...
Friday 18 November 2011
Kindle Fire teardown reveals cost-saving design, says IHS
The IHS iSuppli Teardown Analysis Service has commenced its physical dissection of the Amazon Kindle Fire media tablet and soon will release its preliminary estimate of the device's...
Thursday 10 November 2011
Amazon increases Kindle Fire orders
Amazon has recently increased its Kindle Fire orders to more than five million units before the end of 2011 as pre-orders for the machine remain strong, according to sources from...
Friday 4 November 2011
Amazon next-generation Kindle Fire likely to have 8.9-inch display
Amazon is likely to change its product roadmap by shifting the display size of its next-generation Kindle Fire to 8.9-inch instead of 10.1-inch as originally planned, according to...
Tuesday 25 October 2011
Tablet PC architectures dominated by ARM and iOS, says DisplaySearch
Shipments of tablet PCs with ARM processors are expected to grow 211% on year in 2011 to 59.9 million units, while tablet PCs with x86 processors (typically used in notebooks and...
Tuesday 25 October 2011
Asustek, Pegatron to host investor conferences with new products to be focus
Pegatron Technology and Asustek Computer are set to host their third-quarter investor conference on October 27 and 31, respectively, with Asustek's Eee Pad Tranformer and Zenbook...
Monday 24 October 2011
UMC breaks into supply chain for Kindle Fire, says report
Amazon's recently-launched Kindle Fire tablet contains a dual-core 1GHz TI OMAP 4430 processor, which reportedly is being manufactured using 45nm process technology at United Microelectronics...
Thursday 20 October 2011
Players cut 7-inch tablet PC prices to compete for market share
Tablet PC players have recently started to drop their tablet PC prices to attract consumers, especially 7-inch models as the machines can easily attract first-time buyers with their...
Wednesday 19 October 2011
Foxconn reportedly lands orders for next generation Kindle Fire, say Taiwan makers
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reportedly has secured orders from Amazon for assembling second-generation Kindle Fire tablet PCs, with shipments to begin in the...
Wednesday 19 October 2011
Shipments of touch panels for Kindle Fire increasing, say sources
Shipments of touch panels for Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets are likely to reach a monthly average of 1.5 million units in October and November due to strong pre-sales orders, according...
Tuesday 18 October 2011
Expected popularity of Kindle Fire may benefit suppliers
The expected hot sales of Amazon's Kindle Fire, due to be released on November 15, may spur shipments of the tablet's touch modules and panel suppliers all through the end of 2011,...
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