Wednesday 17 August 2016
Digitimes Research: 2H16 white-box tablet shipments to be 30% higher than 1H16
Shipments of white-box tablets are expected to reach 39 million units in the second half of 2016, a 30% increase compared to those shipped in the first half of the year, buoyed by...
Friday 29 July 2016
Spreadtrum LTE chipset adopted for new Samsung smartphone
Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its quad-core LTE mobile chipset, the SC9830i, has been adopted for a new Samsung smartphone slated for launch shortly.
Thursday 21 July 2016
Spreadtrum LTE chipset adopted for Samsung Galaxy Tab A7.0
Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its quad-core LTE mobile chipset, the SC9830i, has been adopted by Samsung Electronics for the vendor's Galaxy Tab A7.0-series tablets.
Wednesday 20 July 2016
Digitimes Research: Technology remains key to MediaTek growth
MediaTek should remain focused on enhancing its technology to better compete against rivals including Qualcomm, Spreadtrum and HiSilicon, and to explore new growth opportunities outside...
Wednesday 22 June 2016
MediaTek to unveil 5G solution as early as 2018
MediaTek is looking to debut the first generation of its 5G chip solutions as early as 2018. The Taiwan-based IC design house has expanded an R&D team engaged in the development...
Wednesday 8 June 2016
Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments in China to rise 6% in 2Q16
China's tablet-use application processor (AP) shipments will increase 6% sequentially to 20.4 million units in the second quarter of 2016, according to Digitimes Research.
Tuesday 15 March 2016
Competition in smartphone chipset solutions market to heat up in 2H16
Competition in the smartphone chipset solution market is expected to heat up in the second half of 2016 when major players including Qualcomm, MediaTek, Spreadtrum Communications...
Friday 4 March 2016
Smartphone AP suppliers to team up with TSMC to compete with Qualcomm-Samsung in 10nm chip market
Smartphone-use application processor (AP) makers in Taiwan and China are teaming up closely with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to compete with Qualcomm-Samsung...
Tuesday 1 March 2016
CEVA and Spreadtrum expand partnership for LTE SoCs
CEVA, a licensor of signal processing IP for smart, connected devices, and Spreadtrum Communications, a fabless semiconductor company in China with advanced technology in 2G, 3G,...
Thursday 25 February 2016
China, Taiwan IC firms ramp 16nm chip orders at TSMC
China- and Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek, HiSilicon Technologies and Spreadtrum Communications have placed 16nm chip orders with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...
Monday 11 January 2016
Qualcomm regains competitive edge in China solution market
Qualcomm has regained its competitive edge in China's smartphone solution market as it has managed to renew licensing agreements with a number of China-based handset vendors, according...
Thursday 10 December 2015
New TSMC fab in China likely to target orders for driver ICs, touchscreen solutions
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) planned 12-inch wafer fab in China could be vying for 16nm chip orders from China's local IC design houses specializing in the...
Tuesday 1 December 2015
Handset chip vendors to promote peripheral chips in 2016
Handset chipset solution vendors, including Qualcomm, MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications are likely to focus on promoting peripheral chips such as fast/wireless charging chips,...
Tuesday 17 November 2015
Competition among SoC suppliers to heat up
Competition among smartphone-use SoC providers is expected to heat up in 2016 as companies are gearing up for their new 8- or 10-core solution rollouts.
Monday 16 November 2015
Spreadtrum ready to roll out 1Xnm mobile chips in 2016, says CEO
China's Spreadtrum Communications is looking to boost its handset-chip shipments in 2015, and is set to roll out its next-generation chips built using 14/16nm FinFET technologies...