Outbreak impact: Handset, networking and digital home
The 5G era has gotten off to a woeful start
Tuesday 30 June 2020
UVAT continues to enjoy strong demand for notebooks
UVAT Technology, which provides OEM services for anti-electromagnetic interference (EMI) coating for notebooks and handsets, continues to enjoy a ramp-up in orders for notebooks with...
Tuesday 30 June 2020
5G iPhone shipments may be much weaker than expected in 2020, say sources
Shipments of mmWave-enabled 5G iPhones slated for launch later this year are estimated to reach only 15-20 million units in 2020 compared to a previous supply chain estimate of 30-40...
Tuesday 16 June 2020
Passive component maker Walsin expects flat performance in 2H20
Taiwan-based passive component maker Walsin Technology will be striving to keep its second-half 2020 revenues at least on a par with first-half levels amid volatile market conditions,...
Thursday 11 June 2020
PCB makers to see stable shipments for 5G iPhones in 3Q20
Taiwan's PCB makers in the supply of Apple are set to enjoy stable shipments for 5G iPhones in the third quarter of the year, but their shipment momentum for the fourth quarter will...
Thursday 11 June 2020
Largan conservative about 3Q20
Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision is conservative about business operation in the third quarter of 2020 although the quarter is traditionally a booming season, according...
Thursday 11 June 2020
FTDDI chip demand set to boom in 2021
Demand for next-generation fingerprint, touch, display driver integrated (FTDDI) chip solutions is set to boom in 2021 thanks to their growing adoption in mid-range and entry-level...
Thursday 11 June 2020
China top-3 handset ODMs receiving less orders from 4 major brands in 2020, says Digitimes Research
China's top-three handset ODMs - the Wingtech Group, Huaqin Telecom Technology and Longcheer - are expected to ship a total of 183 million ODM models to the world's four major brand...
Wednesday 3 June 2020
Rising stay-at-home economy results in USB chip shortages
Owing to the uprising stay-at-home economy, Taiwan-based chip suppliers have seen increased orders from clients for USB chips used in peripherals such as earphones, microphones and...
Wednesday 3 June 2020
PS5 online launch delay little affects upstream PCB shipments
Taiwan PCB and IC substrate makers in the supply chain of PlayStation 5 (PS5) will see their shipments remain unaffected despite Sony announcing a delay in a planned June 4 online...
Wednesday 3 June 2020
PS5 processor shipments to kick off in June, peak in 3Q20
Backend IC packaging and testing service providers will begin shipments of the customized SoCs designed by AMD specifically for PlayStation 5 (PS5) to their downstream partners in...
Monday 1 June 2020
Demand for networking, notebook, healthcare chips to stay strong till October
Pandemic-triggered robust demand for networking chips, notebook chip solutions, healthcare sensors and MCUs is expected to last into October, with networking ASICs, in particular,...
Monday 1 June 2020
Wi-Fi 6 ecosystem fast taking shape
As network connectivity is growingly necceary for users of notebooks and other electronics devices in their remote work and learning activities, a new ecosystem associated with the...
Monday 1 June 2020
Volume production of new mainstream iPhone models to start in 3Q20, say sources
Although the planned launch of Apple's 2020 iPhone lineup, reportedly to come in four models and three sizes, is likely to be in October instead of September, volume production of...
Wednesday 27 May 2020
Apple iPhone 11 most popular smartphone in 1Q20, says Omdia
In the contest to offer the world's most popular smartphone, it seems like the only competition that Apple has these days is Apple itself, according to Omdia.
Wednesday 27 May 2020
Qualcomm, MediaTek to launch SoC solutions for entry-level 5G phones in 3Q20
Having just released their new or upgraded SoC solutions for the mid-range to high-end 5G smartphones recently, Qualcomm and MediaTek both are prepared to launch new SOCs for the...