Smartphone production see modest 5.7% QoQ increase in 3Q21
November 30, 2021The smartphone market is showing an improvement in demand during the second half of this year due to the peak season for e-commerce promotional activities and the easing of COVID-19 outbreaks in regions such as Southeast Asia, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
NAND Flash revenue rises by 15% QoQ for 3Q21
November 24, 2021The growth of the NAND Flash market in 3Q21 was primarily driven by strong demand from the data center and smartphone industries, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Samsung to invest $17 billion in new Texas fab
November 24, 2021South Korean electronics giant, Samsung, has chosen Taylor, Texas to build a new, USD 17 billion, semiconductor manufacturing facility.
Top25 semiconductor suppliers' sales growth to skyrocket
November 18, 2021The semiconductor market is forecast to increase 23% this year, fueled by changing habits caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic rebound from it in 2021, says IC Insights. The market research company also provides a projected ranking of the top 25 semiconductor suppliers based on sales growth rate.
Smartphone production to return to pre-pandemic level in 2022
November 17, 2021Smartphones are essential to people’s daily lives and constitute a basic necessity. TrendForce therefore expects the smartphone industry to rebound and post marginal growth next year, assuming that economic activities worldwide will mostly return to normal by then.
DRAM industry’s revenue increases by 10% QoQ for 3Q21
November 16, 2021DRAM buyers were aggressively stocking up during 1H21 because quotes began to rise at the start of the year, and there were concerns about shortages in the supply chain, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
What happened to my chip supply?
November 15, 2021The pandemic did indeed send massive ripples through supply chains around the globe – but it was never the start of the semiconductor crisis, the semiconductor supply chain was on shaky legs long before COVID-19 shut down entire countries and trade.
Annual automotive MLCC demand for 2021 to reach 449B Pcs
November 08, 2021Various MLCC suppliers’ book-to-bill ratios as well quarterly shipments for 4Q21 now show signs of decline, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Annual DRAM revenue for 2022 expected to reach $91.5B
November 04, 2021Despite the forecasted 18.6% YoY growth in total DRAM bit supply next year, the global DRAM market is still expected to shift from a shortage situation to an oversupply, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Samsung's looking to triple foundry chip production capacity
November 01, 2021The South Korean electronics giant said during an earnings call on Thursday that it plans to increase – or rather triple – its foundry production capacity by 2026.
Yearly shipment of notebooks with mini LED backlight for 2022 expected to reach 5M units
November 01, 2021Apple recently unveiled its newest lineup of 14.2-inch and 16.2-inch MacBook Pros, which represent the company’s latest effort to extend its application of display backlights with Mini LED technology from the 12.9-inch iPad Pro to the MacBook Pro range.
Annual foundry revenue to reach historical high in 2022
October 28, 2021While the global electronics supply chain experienced a chip shortage, the corresponding shortage of foundry capacities also led various foundries to raise their quotes, resulting in an over 20% YoY increase in the total annual revenues of the top 10 foundries for both 2020 and 2021, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Siltronic breaks ground for a new fab in Singapore
October 27, 2021Munich-based Silicon wafer manufacturer Siltronic, announces that it has broken ground for its new manufacturing facility at JTC's Tampines Wafer Fab Park in Singapore.
Stellantis and Samsung SDI form North American battery JV
October 26, 2021Stellantis and Samsung SDI announces that they have entered into a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture to produce battery cells and modules for North America.
Global top 10 SSD module makers by market share
October 25, 2021The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic led to severe delays in manufacturing and logistics. In particular, governments worldwide began implementing border restrictions in 2Q20 to combat the ongoing health crisis, leading to a sudden decline in order volumes for channel-market SSDs, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
IC Industry at heart of possible China takeover of Taiwan
October 14, 2021Combined, China and Taiwan would hold about 37% of global IC capacity, almost 3 times that of North America. IC Insights discusses the current high tension environment between China and Taiwan and what it could mean for the IC industry.
Samsung starts mass production of its 14nm EUV DDR5 DRAM
October 12, 2021Samsung Electronics says that it has begun mass producing its 14-nanometer DRAM, based on extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology.
DRAM prices projected to enter a period of downswing in 2022
October 12, 2021DRAM contract prices are likely to exit a bullish period that lasted three quarters and be on the downswing in 4Q21 at a QoQ decline of 3-8%, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Annual revenue of micro LED chips for TVs to reach $3.4B in 2025
October 05, 2021Annual revenue of Micro LED chips for TV is expected to reach USD 3.4 billion in 2025 at a 250% CAGR across the 2021-2025 period, according to TrendForce.
Tesla wants (again) Samsung chips in new CybertruckLoad more news
September 27, 2021According to a report in Korean media, Tesla is currently in talks with Samsung Electronics to produce its next-gen (fully self-driving) chip, which is to premiere in next year's Cybertruck model.