Wednesday 5 October 2011
LGD, CPT account for 60%, 40% of Kindle Fire panel supply, say sources
LG Display (LGD) accounts for about 60% of the Kindle Fire panel supply, while Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) takes up about 40%, according to sources in the industry. Initial shipments...
Tuesday 4 October 2011
White-box tablet PC players cut prices to digest inventory
White-box tablet PC players have cut their pricing for 7-inch models hoping to clear up their inventory before Amazon's new 7-inch Kindle Fire is released in November priced at US$...
Tuesday 4 October 2011
Wistron to launch a tablet PC model with in-house built software support
Wistron is set to launch a tablet PC that will support cloud computing and the company will push the device in the education and medical markets, according to company president Robert...
Tuesday 4 October 2011
Asustek will not compete with price in the tablet PC market, says CEO
Commenting on market watchers' expectation that Asustek Computer will soon drop its tablet PC price and delay the launch of the next generation Eee Pad Transformer, Asustek CEO Jerry...
Monday 3 October 2011
Amazon sells Kindle Fire at low profit margin to promote online merchandise sales, says IHS iSuppli
An IHS analysis reveals Amazon's business model for its new Kindle Fire tablet, with the company willing to settle for a razor-thin margin on sales of devices and digital content...
Monday 3 October 2011
E-book reader component suppliers expect sales surge
Component suppliers have reported strong orders for October from vendors of e-book readers and tablet devices, both of whom are trying to differentiate themselves from Apple products...
Friday 30 September 2011
Digitimes Research: Kindle Fire to become the best helper for Amazon reformation
Amazon's first tablet device, the Kindle Fire launched on September 28 with a price of US$199, has shocked market watchers and with the company's strong content and service platform...
Friday 30 September 2011
Amazon to further solidify leadership in e-book reader market with new Kindle launch
Amazon definitely will maintain its leadership in the e-book reader segment by offering its latest generation Kindle at US$79, according to industry sources in the Kindle's supply...
Thursday 29 September 2011
Amazon weak channel experience may affect regional Kindle Fire sales
Sales of Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet PCs may not be significant outside of the US and Europe as Amazon lacks strength in channel sales, according to industry sources.
Thursday 29 September 2011
Amazon introduces all-new Kindle family
Amazon has introduced an all-new Kindle family: three all-new Kindle e-readers that are smaller, lighter, and more affordable, and Kindle Fire – a new class of Kindle that brings...
Wednesday 28 September 2011
Amazon tablet PC Kindle Fire unable to hit iPad 2 but may impact non-iPad models, say Taiwan makers
Amazon is expected to debut its first tablet PC, the 7-inch Kindle Fire, for launch in November 2011 soon, but the new tablet will not be able to shake up the already firm market...
Monday 26 September 2011
E Ink expects e-book reader market to reach goal in 2011
Leading e-paper supplier E Ink Holding (EIH) expects worldwide e-book reader shipments to stay on course to reach its estimated volume of 25-30 million units in 2011, with the company...
Tuesday 3 May 2011
Quanta receives tablet PC orders from Amazon, say upstream sources
Taiwan-based notebook maker Quanta Computer has recently received OEM orders from Amazon for its reported tablet PC, according to sources from upstream component makers. The device's...
Thursday 28 April 2011
Digitimes Insight: 2011 global e-book reader shipments to reach 27 million units
Demand for e-book readers remained strong in first-quarter 2011, with global shipments soaring 236% on year to 4.8 million units. Digitimes Research believes global e-book reader...
Monday 13 September 2010
E Ink announces August revenues of NT$1.6 billion
Taiwan-based electrophoretic display (EPD) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1.6 billion (US$50.3 million) for August 2010, increasing 2.57% sequentially...
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