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China Smartphone Market Plunges to 10-Year Low

by Omid Rahmat

Mainland China’s smartphone market finished 2022 with an annual shipment of 287 million units, a year-on-year decrease of 14%. This is the first time since 2013 that China’s market shipment has fallen below 300 million …

Tags:Canalys| China| Smartphone Market

Interactive Displays Helped by Education in China

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Omdia said that growth in the global public display market was 6.7% in Q3 2022 as a boost in roll-outs of educational deals in China boosted output of IFP/Touch displays to …

Tags:China| Forecasts| Interactive Displays| LFD - Large Format Display| Market Data| Video Walls

LG Award proc

Links – Week Ending 9th December 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the later part of this week. Musings on technology & software from a …

Tags:Amazon| Augmented Reality| Automotive| Awards| China| Covid-19| Desktop Monitors| Foxconn (Honhai)| Graphics Software| LCD displays| LFD - Large Format Display| LG Displays (LGD)| Microdisplays| OLEDs| Panasonic| Smart TV| SmartGlasses| Smartphones| Software| Sports and Stadiums| VideoConferencing| Voice Input

Huawei Vision Glass: New Micro OLED smart glasses

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Huawei has a new HMD that is being sold in China (only for now) as the Vision Glass. The glasses use microOLEDs to create an image equvalent to a 120″ image …

Tags:China| Huawei| SmartGlasses

 BOE Shows 600Hz Notebook Display in China

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Toms Hardware reports based on a Chinese language newspaper report that BOE showed a 16″ 600Hz notebook panel at an industry event in Chengdu, China. It also had a 17.3″ foldable OLED …

Tags:BOE| China| Flexible Displays| Foldable Devices| HFR - High Frame Rate| IPS| LCD displays| MiniLED| Notebooks

Foxconn Revenues Drop on China Challenges

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Foxconn saw its revenues down 11% in November following the problems at its factory in Zhengzhou, China. The firm was down 29% on October although for the year, it remains up …

Tags:Apple| China| Covid-19| Foxconn (Honhai)| iPhone

Apple to lose 6 Million iPhone 14 Pros

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Bloomberg quoted “a person familiar with assembly operations” as saying that Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro shipments could fall short by 6 million units after the disruption in Zhengzhou, China that we …

Tags:Apple| China| Foxconn (Honhai)| Smartphone Market| Supply Chain

[China Trend Report] Further Delays to BOE Chengdu B16 Line Investment

by Bob Raikes

What They Say UBI Research of Korea published a press release that said that there is a possibility that the investment in BOE’s B16 8.7G OLED line located in Chengdu will be further delayed. A …

Tags:BOE| China| Investment| LG Displays (LGD)| LTPO TFT| OLED Fabs| Samsung Display

China Singles’ Day Smartphone Sales Drop 11%YoY

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Counterpoint Research said that sales of smartphones on Chinas’ Singles’ Day on 11/11 were down 11% YoY as a result of the strict Covid-19 lockdowns. Apple was the main winner with …

Tags:Apple| China| Retail| Smartphone Market| Xiaomi