Wednesday 16 August 2023
NAND flash prices may stay low longer than expected
NAND flash prices may remain at rock bottom for longer than anticipated, due to a lack of killer applications to clear stockpiles, according to industry sources.
Friday 11 August 2023
China reportedly overcomes BAW filter chokepoint, sparking speculations of Huawei 5G phone's return
China's Saiwei Electronics has announced sucessful mass production and "domestic substitution" of Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) filters. While the industry remains conservative about the...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
Sony expects smartphone rebound only in 2024 after China fizzles
Sony Group Corp., the dominant supplier of camera sensors for smartphones, is pushing back expectations for a smartphone market recovery to 2024 at the earliest after gauging worsening...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
Samsung has all new Galaxy devices feature customized APs from Qualcomm
Samsung Electronics' newly unveiled foldable phones Galaxy Fold5/Flip5, as well as Galaxy Tab S9 series are all equipped with the Qualcomm's "Snapdragon 8 Gen2 for Galaxy" APs, which...
Monday 7 August 2023
Taiwan supply chain partners cautious about new iPhone sales outlook
All the new iPhone series for 2023 are very likely to feature Dynamic Island display technology, but Taiwanese partners in the supply chain, such as camera modules...
Friday 4 August 2023
Apple records 61% growth in iPhone shipments in India in 2Q23
India's smartphone market declined in the second quarter, and Apple recorded a 61% growth in shipments in the world's second-largest smartphone market. Analysts believe that premiumization...
Friday 4 August 2023
IC substrate makers see promising RCC demand prospects
With Apple likely to use resin coated copper (RCC) foil in PCBs for its 2024 iPhone series, IC substrate providers are bullish on RCC demand prospects, according to industry source...
Thursday 3 August 2023
Wireless broadband equipment makers: Wi-Fi 7 will be key momentum in 2024; economic situation the only uncertainty
Wi-Fi 6/6E is already mainstream in 2023, so when will the Wi-Fi 7 boom occur? Wireless broadband equipment manufacturers pointed out that after testing the waters in 2023, 2024 will...
Thursday 3 August 2023
China's Huawei returning to 5G phone market with SMIC chips
Over the past two weeks, Reuters and Nikkei Asia have closely monitored the rumors surrounding a potential collaboration between Huawei and SMIC (Semiconductor Manufacturing...
Wednesday 2 August 2023
With clear Wi-Fi upgrade trend, new iPhones see increased demand for quartz components
The clear Wi-Fi upgrade trend has driven the demand for frequency components. Frequency component suppliers also pointed out that they have indeed felt the demand increase from new...
Wednesday 2 August 2023
Chipmakers see telecom operators step up Wi-Fi 7 deployment
Telecom operators in Europe and the US have been actively planning the industry's transition to Wi-Fi 7, providing impetus to the development of new products supporting the this standard,...
Wednesday 2 August 2023
GaAs PA suppliers gearing up for demand arising from Wi-Fi 7 transition
Gallium arsenide (GaAs) power amplifier (PA) suppliers are gearing up for the industry's anticipated 2024 transition to Wi-Fi 7 (802.11be) wireless connectivity.
Tuesday 1 August 2023
Murata sees slow improvement in North America smartphone market despite low MLCC demand
Japanese electronic components manufacturer Murata reported that in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2023 (April 2023 to June 2023), the demand for one of its main products, Multilayer...
Monday 31 July 2023
India roundup: Xiaomi to claw back market in India by streamlining product portfolio
After Xiaomi lost its top position in India's smartphone market, the company launched a series of initiatives to fight back. Foxconn Group is scouting land for expanding manufacturing...
Friday 28 July 2023
Entry-level to mid-range handset SoCs crucial in 2H23 competition
Handset sales momentum was more robust in emerging markets such as South Asia, Africa, and Latin America than in China and other major economies in the second quarter of 2023, according...