Kingston, ADATA, Tigo take the top among global SSD module makers
October 29, 2020The total worldwide shipments of branded SSDs bound for the channel (retail) market in 2019 reached 131 million units, showing an increase of almost 60% from 2018, according to TrendForce's latest investigations.
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iPhone XR out-ships the Galaxy A10 by two-to-one
September 06, 2019Apple’s iPhone XR lead all smartphone models in the first half of 2019, with worldwide shipments amounting to 26.9 million units, according to IHS Markit | Technology, now a part of Informa Tech.
Strange Parts sets out to build his own Galaxy S9+
August 23, 2019You’ve seen him build his own iPhone using components from the electronics market in Shenzhen, China. This time Scott Allen from Strange Parts sets out to build a Samsung Galaxy S9+.
Katana Silicon Technologies suing Samsung
June 04, 2019Texas-based Katana Silicon Technologies (KST) is suing Samsung Electronics, alleging infringement of two patents relating to state-of-the-art technologies used in the manufacturing of semiconductor devices.
Kingston is the clear leader among branded SSD module makers
October 16, 2018DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, announces the global ranking of SSD module makers (NAND Flash manufacturers excluded) for 2017 based on the shipments of their own-branded SSD products in the channel market.
Samsung chooses with IDT's wireless power solutions
September 10, 2018Integrated Device Technology's wireless charging solutions have found its way into the new Galaxy Note9 smartphone and Galaxy Watch from Samsung.
Cypress USB-C Technology Powers Advanced Mobile Computing Experience for Samsung DeX
May 18, 2018Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY), the embedded solutions leader, today announced that its USB-C technology brings versatile connectivity and fast charging to Samsung’s DeX Pad, helping to deliver a full-screen desktop experience to Samsung DeX users.
Under-display fingerprint sensor for smartphones to top 100M units by 2019
April 30, 2018Smartphone brands are expected to increase their adoption of under-display fingerprint sensors, which allow phones to have full-screen displays with an invisible fingerprint feature, according to IHS Markit.
Camera and DRAM increase overall BOM for Samsung
March 22, 2018The new Samsung Galaxy S9+ equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory (model number SM-G965U1) carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost of USD 375.80, much higher than for previous versions of the company’s smartphones.
Forecast for record quarterly DRAM sales of USD 21.1 billion
December 28, 2017Throughout 2017, DRAM manufacturers faced pressure to boost output of their devices—particularly high-performance DRAM used in data center servers, and low-power high-density DRAM used in smartphones and other mobile products.
BOM list shows that iPhone X costs Apple $370 in materials
November 08, 2017IHS Markit’s teardown engineers brought out their tools and got to work on the new iPhone X. The team’s preliminary physical dissection of the new Apple flagship model shows a bill of materials (BOM) of $370.25.
Tessera drags Samsung to court for patent infringement
October 02, 2017Tessera Technologies, along with its subsidiaries, have filed legal proceedings against Samsung Electronics – and certain affiliates – alleging infringement of 24 patents that cover a range of semiconductor processing, bonding, and packaging technologies, as well as imaging technologies.
What are the iPhone 8 Plus top cost drivers?
September 26, 2017The new Apple iPhone 8 Plus, equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory, carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to USD 288.08 higher than any previous versions of the company’s smartphones, according to a preliminary estimate from IHS Markit.
Global smartphone production volume at 324M units in 2Q
August 09, 2017TrendForce’s latest smartphone market research finds flat growth in the global production volume between the first and second quarter of 2017.
4.6% sequential gain for average contract price of PC DRAM modules
August 07, 2017DRAM prices began to rise in the second half of 2016 and have maintained a strong upward momentum through the first half of 2017, according to data from DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce.
Upcoming device models will reinvigorate smartphone market
July 27, 2017The latest smartphone market research by TrendForce shows that global sales have been fairly tepid in the first half of 2017. Besides the traditional off season effects, consumers have held off purchases in anticipation of future products with more exciting features.
Chinese brands continue to increase combined market share
May 24, 2017Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 380 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 9.1 percent increase over the first quarter of 2016, according to market analyst Gartner.
Samsung’s Gear VR retain lead in 2017
May 15, 2017Competition in the high-end smartphone virtual reality market is heating up in 2017 with Google’s Daydream platform emerging to offer an alternative to the established market leader, Samsung’s Gear VR.
Moon rover and 'Alien: Covenant' makes total senseLoad more news
April 28, 2017The Moon rover Audi lunar quattro gets its screen debut in Ridley Scott’s sci-fi blockbuster “Alien: Covenant”. But, unlike its human co-stars, the rover gets to have a tour in space as well.