Friday 2 July 2010
Amazon introduces Kindle DX with 50% better display contrast and price of US$379
Seattle, Jul 01, 2010 (Business Wire) - today introduced the new latest generation Kindle DX and new lower price of US$379, down from US$489, and still with free 3G wireless,...
Friday 25 June 2010
iPad spurs e-book reader price war, says iSuppli
The move by Barnes and Noble as well as Amazon to slash the prices of their e-book readers reflects a fundamental change in their business strategy intended to counter the rising...
Tuesday 22 June 2010
Amazon, Barnes and Noble lower e-book reader prices
Amazon and Barnes and Noble have announced reduced prices for their e-book readers, Kindle and nook, to US$189 and US$199, respectively from about US$259.
Monday 21 June 2010
Global e-book reader shipments reach 740,000 units in April-May, says Digitimes Research
Global e-book reader shipments from manufacturers to vendors in April-May 2010 reached 740,000 units, with Barnes & Noble's nook accounting for 37% and Amazon's Kindle trailing...
Monday 26 April 2010
Nook outnumbers Kindle in March, says Digitimes Research
Manufacturers' e-book reader shipments to Barnes & Noble surpassed those to Amazon in March 2010, as demand for nook was picking up, according to Digitimes Research.
Thursday 31 December 2009
Shipments of 9.7-inch e-book readers to grow 300% on year in 2010, says Digitimes Research
Shipments of 9.7-inch e-book readers are expected to grow 300-320% on year in 2010 and the surging demand may cause Prime View International (PVI) to face a capacity shortage, according...
Monday 23 November 2009
PVI EPD production in full swing for year-end shopping, says chairman
Prime View International (PVI) is gearing up its EPD shipments to clients for the year-end shopping season, company chairman Scott Liu has said, amid reports that two of its major...
Wednesday 18 November 2009
BenQ debuts own-brand e-book reader, aims at global sales of 300,000 units in 2010
BenQ has introduced its own-brand e-book reader, the nReader, and plan to launch it together with its online e-book trading platform in Taiwan in January 2010 and then in Japan and...
Wednesday 11 November 2009
E-readers will take off for holiday shoppers in 2010, says Gartner
This year is likely to be remembered as a watershed in the evolution of e-books and e-readers with several milestones and product launches standing out as catalysts for change in...
Friday 2 October 2009
PVI and CMO cooperate on e-paper production
LCD panel maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics and electrophoretic display (EPD) maker Prime View International (PVI) have signed a memorandum of collaboration for EPD production. PVI has...
Tuesday 25 August 2009
Global e-paper display market to exceed US$2.5 billion by 2013, says NextGen Research
The global market for e-paper displays will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 124% from 2008 through 2013, and will exceed US$2.5 billion by the end of that period,...
Tuesday 4 August 2009
Taiwan market: Fujitsu launches color e-book reader
Japan-based Fujitsu has launched its color e-book reader, the ELEPia, in the Taiwan market, targeting the sports marketing segment initially. The ELEPia has an 8-inch screen with...
Monday 20 July 2009
PVI subsidiary Hydis to reach full capacity for EPD in September 2009
Hydis, a subsidiary of Taiwan-based electrophoretic display (EPD) and LCD panel maker Prime View International (PVI), is expected to reach 100% utilization at the end of September...
Monday 13 July 2009
GCE HDI board shipments for Amazon Kindle to increase in 2H09
Gold Circuit Electronics (GCE) has cut into the supply chain of Amazon's Kindle e-book products, and shipment volume is expected to reach 50% of Amazon's demand in the second half...
Wednesday 3 June 2009
E-book chip market to surpass US$1 billion by 2013, says In-Stat
E-book shipments are taking off, with worldwide shipments expected to grow from almost one million units in 2008 to close to 30 million in 2013, according to In-Stat. This rapid shipment...