Taipei, Tuesday, July 7, 2015 15:28 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Taipei
35°C
Taiwan market: Samsung launches U3 MP3 players
Press release, July 10; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 10 July 2007]

Samsung Electronics on July 9 launched its U3-series MP3 players in Taiwan, targeting teenagers and college students, according to Samsung Electronics Taiwan.

Available in five colors, the U3 MP3 player features a USB port, 32/64/128Kbps voice recording and FM radio, Samsung Taiwan indicated.

Samsung has become the second largest brand for MP3 players in Taiwan with a market share of 17%, second only to Apple's iPod series, Samsung Taiwan pointed out. To maintain its market position, Samsung plans to launch three to four new MP3 player models by the end of this year, Samsung Taiwan noted.

Samsung U3 MP3 player specifications

Item

Details

Storage

1GB

2GB

4GB

Screen resolution

160×28 pixels

Dimension (W×H×D, mm)

25.4×80.0×11.0

Weight (including battery)

22.8g

Recommended retail price in NT$

2,290 (US$70)

3,290

4,290

Source: Samsung Taiwan, compiled by Digitimes, July 2007

Samsung U3 MP3 players

Samsung U3 MP3 player available in five colors
Photo: Samsung Electronics Taiwan

Realtime news
  • Panel pricing on the decline for July, says DisplaySearch

    Displays | 6min ago

  • Annual sales of light duty vehicles expected to exceed 122 million by 2035, says firm

    Green energy | 17min ago

  • Intel said to postpone Kaby Lake processor launch to late 2016

    IT + CE | 18min ago

  • Samsung slashes handset panel pricing to bump up orders

    Displays | 23min ago

  • Global chip sales rise 5% in May, says SIA

    Bits + chips | 35min ago

  • Diode maker Eris 1H15 revenues flat

    Bits + chips | 36min ago

  • MediaTek 2Q15 revenues meet guidance

    Bits + chips - Stockwatch | 38min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2Q15 handset shipments up 18.6% on quarter

    Mobile + telecom | 40min ago

  • Gintech sees increased June revenues

    Green energy | 3h 47min ago

  • Inspection firm Sporton reports record revenues for 2Q15

    Before Going to Press | Jul 6, 21:36

  • Silitech Technology sees decreased June revenues

    Before Going to Press | Jul 6, 21:34

  • SerComm June revenues hit record for 2nd time straight

    Before Going to Press | Jul 6, 21:26

  • Lextar Electronics sees decreased June revenues

    Before Going to Press | Jul 6, 21:25

  • Green Energy Technology June revenues down sequentially

    Before Going to Press | Jul 6, 21:24

Pause
 | 
View more
High-brightness LED market trends and forecast, 2015
Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets
The transition to 4k TV - UHD TV market forecast, 2014-2017
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.