AAC Technologies opens new MEMS microphone design centre
May 07, 2020The new MEMS microphone design centre – located in Edinburgh, Scotland – joins a growing network of R&D centers located in China, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the United States
Historical decline – smartphone production to drop by 16.5% YoY in 2Q20
May 01, 2020According to the latest investigations by TrendForce, the global spread of COVID-19 in 2020 has brought about the greatest magnitude of declines in the smartphone market in recent years.
Global top 10 IC designers’ 2019 revenues drop by 4.1% YoY
March 18, 2020Under the combined influence of the U.S. Entity List and the COVID-19 pandemic, the IC design industry is unlikely to return to growth in 2020.
Samsung’s planning Indian smartphone display plant
January 20, 2020The South Korean tech-giant is reportedly planning a USD 500 million investment to set up a display manufacturing plant in India.
Global smartphone production volume grows 9.2% in 3Q19
November 29, 2019According to TrendForce, in an effort to meet the market’s stock-up demand in the peak season, total production volume for smartphone brands in 3Q19 is estimated at 375 million units, a 9.2 growth QoQ.
Qualcomm Ventures launches 5G mega fund
October 24, 2019Qualcomm Incorporated has commenced the Qualcomm Ventures 5G Ecosystem Fund, a USD 200 million fund focused on companies who are bolstering the 5G ecosystem.
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.
Global smartphone shipments fall - again - in 2Q/2019
August 07, 2019The bad news for the global smartphone market is that global shipments fell in the second quarter, marking seven consecutive quarters of year-over-year declines.
Smartphone giants breaking into the TWS bluetooth earbud market
June 03, 2019According to TrendForce 's latest report, the release of Bluetooth 5.0, which solved the problems of transmission and power consumption inherent in TWSs, along with the release of Apple's AirPods, gave rise to a speedily growing market.
Global smartphone production volume may decline 5% in 2019
January 14, 2019Global smartphone production volume for 2019 is expected to be 1.41 billion units, a decrease of 3.3% compared with 2018, according to the latest report by TrendForce.
Xiaomi to make IKEA smarter
November 29, 2018The Swedish furniture giant has, for a few years now, been on a journey to smarten up its offering. Some of you might remember the company’s push to add wireless charging to a set of products; well it’s time to smarten up some more, this time with Xiaomi.
In-display fingerprint sensors on the rise
August 31, 2018Samsung will launch models with in-display fingerprint sensors, following Vivo, Huawei, Xiaomi, and OPPO, says TrendForce. The adoption by these major Android smartphones has constantly increased the penetration of in-display fingerprint technologies, among which ultrasonic and optical fingerprint sensing have made considerable breakthroughs.
Intensified competition among smartphone companies
August 29, 2018TrendForce expects global production volume of smartphone to grow by 6% QoQ in 3q18; Huawei would overtake Apple to become world's second largest smartphone vendor for two consecutive quarters.
Global NAND Flash revenue rose by 3.5% QoQ in 2Q18
August 16, 2018DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global NAND Flash market has stayed in oversupply since the traditional slow season in 1Q18, resulting in an average drop of 15~20% in NAND Flash contract prices in 2Q18.
Xiaomi supplier Holitech to invest $200 million in India
August 10, 2018Holitech Technology announces that the company has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh regarding investment in electronics manufacturing in India.
Chinese smartphones to take the lead on the global market
July 31, 2018Chinese smartphones to break the dominance of Korean and American brands in the global smartphone market, with a share of 54% in 2018, says TrendForce
Competition between Oculus and HTC to intensify
July 11, 2018According to the latest research by TrendForce, the global VR market sees marginal growth this year, and will remain inactive till the year-end due to the conservative attitude of most manufacturers and lack of new products.
China accounted for 7 of top 10 leading smartphone suppliers in 2017
June 29, 2018IC Insights shows a final 2017 ranking of the top smartphone leaders in terms of unit shipments; 9 of the top 12 smartphone suppliers were headquartered in China. Two South Korean companies (Samsung and LG) and one U.S. supplier (Apple) make up the remainder.
Global Mobile DRAM revenue reached a new record high in 1Q18
May 21, 2018The smartphone market entered its traditional off-peak season earlier in the middle 4Q17 as the new devices released during 2H17 did not trigger a high level of replacement demand as anticipated.
Contract prices of mobile DRAM to stay on the same path in 2Q - 3QLoad more news
May 09, 2018The latest analysis by DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, finds that the interference in pricing by the China’s National Development and Reform Commission in 1Q18 is still having an effect on the mobile DRAM market in 2Q18, causing the quoting to be more conservative.