Smartphone and tablet industry: The view from Taiwan
By Nick Brown, DIGITIMES, Taipei
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Taiwan-based companies have a long and successful history of involvement in the supply chain for mobile devices, which for the purposes of this article consist of smartphones and tablet computers. In recent years, this presence has been consolidated by the launch of many higher products from Taiwan-based brands, particularly HTC, Asus and Acer. In the following overview, Digitimes discusses the major players and platforms, the issues confronting them in today's marketplace, and the outlook for the Taiwan and China industries.
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