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HDI PCB makers see ramp-up in orders from China handset vendors

HDI PCB manufacturers have seen a significant ramp-up in orders from Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi, who are seeking sufficient supply of components to support their expansion in the China handset market in 2021, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 14th, 2021

Chinese handset ODMs enjoy ramp-up in lucrative orders

Chinese handset ODM Wingtech Technology and components maker Luxshare Precision Industry have posted significant on-year revenue and profit increases for the first quarter of 2020, despite sluggish domestic demand in China......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMay 6th, 2020

Smartphone shipments by Chinese vendors fall in 1Q20, says Digitimes Research

Shipments of smartphones by China's handset makers totaled 108 million units in the first quarter of 2020, declining 26.2% from a year earlier, Digitimes Research has found......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesApr 30th, 2020

Qualcomm-MediaTek 5G SoC price competition heating up

5G AP price competition between Qualcomm and MediaTek is expected to heat up further in the second quarter of 2020 as both chipmakers are gearing up to win more orders from Chinese handset vendors in the upcoming 5G handset replacement boom in China......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesApr 24th, 2020

Handset production in China remains critical

While a number of Chinese handset vendors have launched new smartphone models recently, it remains to be seen if these brands could maintain their stable production after April, according to sources from Taiwan's handset supply makers......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 3rd, 2020

Server memory demand remains strong

Server memory demand continues to be strong thanks to a pull-in of orders from US- and China-based datacenter and server vendors, which will help sustain contract price growth in the second quarter, according to sources at memory module makers......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 13th, 2020

China handset vendors to see shipments drop in 1Q20, says Digitimes Research

China-based handset makers shipped a total of 194 million smartphones worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2019, up 0.6% on quarter but down 4% on year, Digitimes Research has found......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 4th, 2020

CXMT developing LPDDR4x memory for handsets

China-based DRAM startup ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT) is making progress in the development of LPDDR4x memory chips, which will initially attract orders from China's second-tier handset vendors, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 26th, 2019

China handset makers enhancing deployments in mobile SoCs

While Huawei has continued to ramp up self-sufficiency for mobile chips via its chip arm Hisilicon Technolo.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 24th, 2019

Handset vendors, supply chain makers accelerating capacity relocation outside China, says Digitimes Research

Handset vendors and related supply chain makers in China are accelerating their push to build up production capacities outside Chin.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 17th, 2019

PCB production lines may remain humming during Lunar New Year

Taiwan-based PCB makers are planning to maintain normal production during the Lunar New Year holidays in late January thanks to clear visibility of orders from Apple and Chinese handset vendors extending to early 2020, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 18th, 2019

Novatek poised for strong 4Q19

Novatek Microelectronics has seen orders increase for OLED driver ICs from China-based handset vendors, with the orders set to result in a particularly strong fourth quarter for the company, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 8th, 2019

5G phone shipments in China, Korea to total 10 million units in 2019

Combined shipments of 5G-enabled smartphones from Chinese and Korean vendors are expected to reach about 10 million units in 2019 - a result of collaboration between telecom operators and handset makers, according to market observers......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 26th, 2019

Samsung vying for 5G chip orders from China handset vendors

Samsung Electronics has delivered multiple samples of its 5G chipset solutions to a number of China-based handset vendors including Oppo and Vivo for testing and verification, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJun 28th, 2019

Notebook supply chain sees significant increases in orders for June and July

With the US-China trade disputes lingering, notebook brand vendors have moved to increase orders for their supply chain partners in order to minimize any potential impact, according to sources from notebook makers......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJun 17th, 2019

Chip demand from Android phone makers picking up

China-based handset brands have ramped up their chip orders since March with the demand momentum likely to continue into early May, according to sources from Taiwan's IC suppliers......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesApr 17th, 2018

Smartphone vendors to compete fiercely in India, China, other emerging markets in 2018

Apple and China-based smartphone vendors are expected to compete fiercely to ramp up their market share in India, China and other emerging markets in 2018 before the advent of the 5G era, according to sources from Taiwan's handset supply chain......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJun 13th, 2018

CPT LCD fab running at full capacity

Chunghwa Picture Tubes' (CPT) LCD panel lines in Taiwan are currently operating at full capacity as it has secured all-screen handset panel orders from China's top-four smartphone vendors, according to company president Lin Sheng-chang......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJun 27th, 2018

Trade war set to hit China LED lighting makers

The latest US plan to impose 25% of tariffs on China-made products beginning January 1, 2019 is expected to drive LED lighting vendors to reduce orders for China-based makers and shift some to Taiwan......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 27th, 2018

Handset component orders from China decreasing, say sources

Component orders from China's handset vendors have become dull recently due to slow sales in the end market and the impacts of persisting US-China trade disputes, according to sources from Taiwan's handset supply chain......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 19th, 2018

2018 review and 2019 outlook: Global deployment a key for handset vendors

The year 2018 serves as a turning point for the global smartphone industry as it sees its development enter a plateau period and China-based vendors continue to ramp up their market share......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 25th, 2018