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Monday 8 November 2021
Unisoc sees mobile SoC shipments hike in 3Q21
Unisoc saw its mobile SoC shipments jump 96% sequentially and over 100 times on year to a record-high 4.2 million units in the third quarter of 2021, media reprts have quoted CINNO...
Thursday 13 December 2018
Unisoc has ambitious plans for 5G
As a heavyweight member in the China semiconductor industry, Tsinghua Unigroup has set ambitious goals of scoring US$100 billion in annual revenues, taking the largest share of the...
Thursday 12 April 2018
Unigroup Spreadtrum RDA gearing up for 5G
China-based Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA, a merger of IC designers Spreadtrum Communications and RDA Microelectronics under China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup, has set a goal...
Wednesday 7 February 2018
Unigroup Spreadtrum RDA sees fresh momentum
China-based Unigroup Spreadtrum RDA, a merger of IC designers Spreadtrum Communications and RDA Microelectronics under Tsinghua Unigroup, is poised to perform better in the smartphone...
Wednesday 24 January 2018
Dedicated smartphone chipmakers turning conservative in marketing in 2018
Third-party smartphone application processor providers including Qualcomm, MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications are expected to adopt a more conservative approach to promoting their...
Wednesday 24 January 2018
Qualcomm to see smartphone AP shipments decline in 2018
Qualcomm's smartphone application processor (AP) shipments are expected to decline slightly in 2018, as top-tier smartphone vendors' in-house-developed APs - which cater to their...
Wednesday 6 December 2017
Smartphone chips suppliers to see gross margins rebound in 2018
Smartphone chip solution providers including MediaTek, Spreadtrum Communications and Qualcomm are expected to see their gross margins rebound in 2018, as smartphone vendors are incorporating...
Thursday 9 November 2017
Spreadtrum chips adopted by Accent for smartphones sold in North Africa
Spreadtrum Communications, a China-based fabless chipmaker specializing in mobile SoCs, has announced its solutions have been selected by Accent, an IT brand based in Morocco, for...
Monday 18 September 2017
MediaTek to unveil 5G prototype chip by end-2017
MediaTek is expected to complete development of its 5G prototype chip by the end of 2017, and is gearing up for trials of its 5G solutions in 2018, according to industry sources.
Thursday 17 August 2017
Tsinghua Unigroup chief pledges firm support for Spreadtrum against mobile chip rivals
China's state-backed tech conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup will render persistent support to its subsidiary Spreadtrum Communications to counter increasingly fierce competition in the...
Wednesday 16 August 2017
Spreadtrum to roll out 12nm AI chips in 2018
Spreadtrum Communications plans to launch its 12nm mobile chips for artificial intelligence (AI)-based smartphones in 2018, according to company CEO Leo Li.
Wednesday 5 July 2017
Commentary: Proximity benefits China IC designers in tapping domestic market
The geographic proximity advantage has proved the most powerful weapon for China IC design houses to develop the vast domestic market, as they can respond to local customers' needs...
Thursday 15 June 2017
Spreadtrum to launch 5G chip as early as 2H18
Spreadtrum Communications has assigned hundreds of staff to accelerate R&D of 5G chips, according to company ATP VP Yi Kang.
Wednesday 19 April 2017
Intel to build second Spreadtrum chip
Intel and Spreadtrum Communications have extended their foundry ties under which Intel will start making another 14nm chip for the China-based mobile SoC supplier, according to industry...
Friday 3 March 2017
China market: Xiaomi mobile SoC to heat up competition in AP market
While the performance and market acceptance of Xiaomi's recently released Surge S1 application processor still remains to be seen, the roll-out of the Surge S1 will certainly heat...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research