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Xiaomi finding its groove in China smartphone market

May 19, 17:02

With interesting designs, superior pricing and an innovative marketing strategy, China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi was able to become the top local brand in China in the first...

MediaTek facing challenges in maturing China AP market

May 19, 16:45

With the China smartphone market maturing, application processor (AP) providers are facing new challenges to increase their market share. According to the latest Digitimes Research...

China market: Handset brands and ODMs still reluctant to launch WP-based smartphones

May 19, 12:42

China-based handset vendors and ODMs are still reluctant to launch Windows Phone (WP)-based smartphones in 2014 despite Microsoft's efforts to promote its WP platform without charging...

Digitimes Research: LED bulb prices in China market up sequentially in April

May 16, 15:30

April average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market rose by 5.9% on month to CNY35.9 (US$5.7), while 9W (equivalent to 60W...

China makers expanding LCD materials production

May 16, 11:59

China makers are continuing to expand their production of LCD materials and upstream components amid expected increases in order growth from 2014-2016, according to industry source...

Manz to set up PCB equipment experimental factory in China

May 15, 22:02

Germany-based equipment maker Manz AG will invest CNY8.0 million (US$1.3 million) to establish a PCB production equipment experimental factory at its existing plant in Suzhou, eastern...

China Telecom 2014 fixed-line Internet-access equipment procurement down 47.5% on year

May 15, 16:06

China Telecom will procure 6.37 million fixed-line broadband Internet-access devices in 2014, decreasing 47.5% on year mainly because the company has allocated a large portion of...

International LED package makers contend for market share in China, says LEDinside

May 15, 14:09

China's LED package industry market scale reached US$7.2 billion in 2013, up 20% from the year before, according to LEDinside. China has become the largest maker of LED products,...

China polysilicon maker Daqo New Energy to expand capacity

May 15, 12:08

China-based polysilicon maker Daqo New Energy has almost doubled its annual production capacity from 6,200 tonnes to 12,000 tonnes in an expansion project totaling US$22 million,...

Technology may no longer become focus of motherboard competition

May 14, 21:50

Competition in the motherboard industry is expected to gradually turn to focus on each player's brand power and channel relationships as newly developed technologies are becoming...

China market: White-box handset makers using inferior parts and components for 3G smartphones

May 14, 16:20

China-based white-box handset vendors, which have been forced to stay in the 3G sector amid rising popularity of 4G LTE smartphones, reportedly are using inferior parts and components...

China Labor Day LCD TV sales decline, says WitsView

May 14, 15:38

LCD TV sales during the Labor Day holidays in China reached a total of 3.73 million units to represent a 10.2% on-year decline, according to WitsView. During the holidays, international...

Asustek increases Zenfone components orders to meet demand in China

May 14, 14:34

Asustek Computer is expected to attain its target global shipments of 10 million ZenFone smartphnes in 2014 as the devices are seeing significant demand in the China market, according...

Asustek ZenFone smartphones

China market: Sales of 4G LTE smartphones to reach 160-200 million units in 2014, says MediaTek

May 13, 21:44

The market for 4G LTE smartphones in China is expected to reach 160-200 million units in 2014, MediaTek has estimated. The solution vendor plans to launch its first 8-core 4G chip,...

Taiwan smartphone panel makers faced with heating competition in China market

May 13, 15:18

In view of fast growing demand from China-based smartphone vendors, JDI (Japan Display) and LG Display have lowered quotes to compete for orders for panels used in mid-range and high-end...

China market: Gigabyte cooperates with Tencent Games to promote gaming motherboards

May 13, 15:10

Gigabyte Technology on May 12 unveiled new G1-series gaming motherboards equipped with Intel 9-series chipsets (Z97, H97, etc.) in Beijing, northern China, through cooperation with...

Gigabyte Technology motherboards equipped with 9-series chipsets

China polysilicon makers disappointed by government anti-dumping tariffs

May 13, 14:11

Most of China-based polysilicon makers are disappointed with the punitive tariff rates their government is going to impose on polysilicon imports from the US, South Korea and Europe,...

Rising labor costs to impact notebook supply chain in 3Q14

May 12, 21:55

With several provinces and cities in China continuing to raise their minimum wages and some even planning to have another increase in July, notebook component suppliers are expected...

Chimei expects new production facilities in China to begin mass production at end of 2015

May 12, 21:40

Chimei Materials expects its new production facilities in China to begin mass production as of the end of 2015, which is expected to increase its customer proportion of China-based...

Digitimes Research: China panel makers lead in net profits

May 12, 14:38

BOE and China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) both have reported more than 8% in net profits in the first quarter of 2014, beating out Korea- and Taiwan-based panel makers,...

Taiwan-based handset ODMs buying more parts and components from suppliers in China

May 12, 12:17

Taiwan-based handset ODMs have been purchasing more handset components and parts from the supply chain in China in order to lower their production costs, according to industry sour...

Some Taiwan solar wafer makers mulling merger with China firms

May 9, 16:24

Major China-based solar wafer makers reportedly have contacted Taiwan-based fellow makers about the possibility of mergers. Taiwan-based makers, due to continued operating losses...

China market: Vivo to launch smartphone Xshot

May 9, 15:36

China-based smartphone vendor Vivo will launch Xshot, an Android 4.3 smartphone, in the China market in June, according to China-based media reports.

China vendors to rely on Taiwan high-end TV panels, says Innolux president

May 8, 14:14

As China's panel industry is expected to see significant increases in TV panel production capacity by 2015, many market observers claim Taiwan's TV panel industry is likely to be...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone application processor shipments to grow 13.6% sequentially in 2Q14

May 8, 10:39

Shipments of smartphone application processors in the China market are expected to grow 13.6% sequentially and 10.9% on year in the second quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes...

Digitimes Research: China touch panel makers see steep declines in 1Q14 shipments

May 8, 10:34

China touch panel makers' shipments to the handset, tablet and notebook segments dropped 19.9%, 13.5% and 44.7% respectively in the first quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research's...

China datacenter orders to be dominated by Taiwan server makers

May 7, 22:06

As China's datacenter market is seeing rapid growth, first-tier server brand vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both aggressively trying to enter the industry. Since...

China PCB makers stepping into IC substrate sector

May 7, 21:49

China-based PCB maker Shennan Circuits has begun small-volume production of wirebond substrates with mass production to start in the third quarter of 2014. Fellow company Founder...

Taiwan-based IC suppliers scooping up orders from China

May 7, 15:39

Taiwan-based suppliers of ambient light sensors, LCD driver ICs, analog ICs, touch controller ICs and niche memory chips are set to enjoy booming sales in 2014 thanks to increasing...

Taiwan makers see orders for notebook touch panels shift to China

May 7, 15:37

Taiwan touch panel makers are losing orders for touch panels used in notebooks to makers in China due to price competition, according to industry sources.

HTC expects profitable 2Q14

May 6, 21:11

HTC expects operations in the second quarter of 2014 to swing to net EPS of NT$2.21-3 (US$0.073-0.099) mainly due to booming sales of its high-end HTC One (M8) and mid-range Desire...

China imposes anti-dumping, anti-subsidization tariffs on polysilicon imported from Europe

May 6, 14:50

China's Ministry of Commerce, based on its investigation of solar-grade polysilicon imported from member countries of the European Union, has decided to impose anti-dumping and anti-subsidization...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone application processor shipments in China dip over 4% sequentially in 1Q14

May 6, 10:38

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China slid 4.2% sequentially but grew 10.8% on year in the first quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

China mobile telecom carriers considering infrastructure joint venture, says reports

May 5, 14:13

China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom, three main mobile telecom carriers in China, have been evaluating the feasibility of establishing an infrastructure joint venture specifically...

China software industry posts January-March revenues over CNY742 billion, says MIIT

May 5, 10:33

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY742.565 billion (US$121.69 billion) in January-March 2014, growing 20.9% on year, according to statistics from the Ministry...

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    Asustek ZenFone series

    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

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    Xiaomi 3 smartphone

    China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology on September 5 unveiled Xiaomi 3 (third-generation) smartphone in Beijing for launch in the China market in mid-October 2013. Xiaomi 3 has two...

    Photo: Company, Sep 9.

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    Huawei Ascend P6

    Huawei's Ascend P6 smartphone is 6.18mm thick, and powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor. It features a 4.7-inch HD in-cell display and a 5-megapixel front camera. The Huawei Ascend...

    Photo: Company, Jul 11.

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    Nokia CDMA Windows Phone in China

    China Telecom and Nokia have announced the Nokia 800C, the first CDMA Windows Phone in China and Nokia's first Lumia phone for the world's largest smartphone market. The partnership...

    Photo: Company, Mar 29.

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    Memoright GTR-series SSD

    Memoright will present its military and industrial ruggedized SSDs at the 2011 CeBIT show from March 1-5, and Embedded World 2011 from March 1-3 (Hall 12, 479). The products include...

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