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Prices of smartphone and tablet solutions to drop 10-20% in 2H13

Jun 18, 21:55

Prices of chipset solutions for smartphones and tablets are expected to decline 10-20% sequentially in the second half of 2013 due to competition between MediaTek and Qualcomm, according...

China market: 4-inch smartphones to replace 3.5-inch models to become mainstream

Jun 14, 11:27

In the China market, mobile telecom carriers have stopped subsidizing 3.5-inch smartphones and instead are looking to launch more 4-inch or above models, which are expected to become...

Edison Opto 2013 capex to exceed NT$400 million

Jun 13, 20:44

LED lighting demand has been rising and Taiwan-based LED packaging house Edison Opto noted that 2013 capex will reach NT$400-500 million (US$13-16 million).

China market: HTC cooperates with Senao for smartphone maintenance services

Jun 13, 14:59

Smartphone vendor HTC has cooperated with Senao International, which runs a consumer electronics retail chain in Taiwan, to establish HTC maintenance centers in China, according to...

China market: Local e-book reader vendors bracing for Amazon competition

Jun 11, 16:02

Amazon has recently entered the China e-book market and prompted local e-book reader vendors to release new products to counter the US-based vendor's advance, according to sources...

China market: Smartphone component supplies to remain tight in 2H13

Jun 10, 15:44

The current tight supply of some key components in the smartphone supply chains in China is likely to become worse in the second half of 2013 when demand for components tends to climb...

China market: China Mobile inviting TD-LTE testing in 5 cities

Jun 10, 15:32

China Mobile is inviting voluntary users of its TD-LTE trial services for six months in Shanghai, eastern China, Tianjing, northern China, Fuzhou and Xiamen, southeastern China, and...

Commentary: Rising LED light bulb demand will not ease oversupply

Jun 10, 14:50

Pricing is an important factor in the commercialization of LED lighting. To stimulate demand, LED light bulb firms have been introducing low-price products.

China market: Nufront to launch quad-core chips for smartphone, tablets

Jun 7, 15:29

China-based Nufront, a developer of ARM-based SoCs, has rolled out quad-core solutions for mobile phones and tablets with shipments slated for the fourth quarter of 2013 at the earliest,...

China market: Shanda to launch new Bambook smartphone

Jun 7, 14:34

China-based Shanda Group plans to release its next-generation Bambook smartphone on June 17 in China. The new model will be powered by a MediaTek MT6589 quad-core processor, according...

Innolux to further develop high-end panel technology, uncertain about prospects in China market, says company president

Jun 6, 19:53

Innolux's recently announced capex of NT$20 billion (US$673 million) in 2013 is expected to be used for developing Touch on Display (TOD), OLED and Oxide TFT technologies due to increasing...

Innolux president Wang Jyh-chau

Marvell sees handset, smart TV chips as growth drivers in 2013

Jun 4, 12:23

Specializing in storage chips, Marvell has diversified products to include solutions targeted at handset and smart TV applications. The two product segments will play a major growth...

Chris Chang, VP of Marvell's Greater China Business

New power management IC from ams targets China smartphone market

May 31, 11:45

Austria-based ams, formerly austriamicrosystems, has introduced a new power management (PWM) IC. Acknowledging continued growth in China's smartphone and tablet markets, ams is looking...

Don Travers, Marketing Manager (Power) of ams

China smartphone market: Sony Mobile, LG, Motorola in serious competition, say Taiwan makers

May 27, 21:46

In the China smartphone market, Samsung Electronics has performed well among international vendors while Sony Mobile Communications, LG Electronics and Motorola Mobility have fallen...

China market: Lenovo prices the A1000 tablet at around CNY1,000

May 27, 16:21

Lenovo has recently started selling its new Lenovo A1000 in China, priced only at around CNY1,000 (US$163), and the tablet has already become one of the top sellers in the country.

China market: White-box tablet makers approaching MediaTek for quad-core solutions

May 27, 15:17

China-based white-box tablet makers are reportedly approaching MediaTek for the purchase of the chipmaker's integrated MT8125 and 8135 quad-core application processors for tablets,...

China market: Samsung is top smartphone vendor in April, says report

May 27, 10:22

In China, Samsung Electronics posted the largest market share of 18.8% in April 2013, according to Sino Market Research, as cited by the Hong Kong-based Ming Pao Daily new...

China market: Online gaming revenues over CNY 12 billion in 1Q13, says Analysys

May 23, 11:42

Online gaming operators in the China market generated revenues of CNY12.788 billion (US$2.05 billion) during first-quarter 2013, increasing 4.4% sequentially and 13.5% on year, according...

China market: B2C transaction value over CNY133 billion in 1Q13, says Analysys

May 22, 15:31

In the China market, B2C (business to customer) online shopping operators generated a total sales transaction value of CNY133.12 billion (US$21.38 billion) during the first quarter...

Nanjing Z-Com developing 4G small cells for China market

May 22, 11:36

China-based Nanjing Z-Com Wireless has cooperated with IC design houses to begin development of 4G small cell equipment specifically for the China market and expects adoption by mobile...

China market: Smartphone sales over 75 million units in 1Q13, says Analysys

May 22, 11:27

There were 90.54 million handsets sold in the China market during first-quarter 2013, growing 23.5% sequentially and 34.8% on year, and 75.28 million units of them were smartphones,...

China market: Third-party e-payment services generate CNY1.2 trillion in 1Q13 total trade value, says Analysys

May 21, 15:22

In the China market, third-party e-payment services generated total sales transaction value of CNY1.253 trillion (US$201.2 billion) in first-quarter 2013, rising 3% on quarter and...

China market: Online advertising valued at CNY18 billion in 1Q13, says Analysys

May 21, 15:09

Providers of online advertising services in the China market generated total revenue of CNY18 billion (US$2.89 billion) during the first quarter of 2013, falling 14.5% on quarter...

China market: Several smartphone components in short supply

May 17, 14:11

A shortage in the supply of some key components, including high-end camera modules, touchscreen panels and multi-chip package (MCP) memory chips, is worsening in the smartphone industry...

Taiwan LED firms to attend Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2013

May 17, 11:24

The Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2013 will be held in China from June 9-12. As China is one of the major LED lighting markets in the world, Taiwan-based firms such...

LED lighting

Innolux, AUO differ in strategies for tapping China smartphone panel market

May 16, 22:07

Innolux is competing for orders for panels used in all levels of smartphones from China-based vendors, while in contrast, fellow maker AU Optronics (AUO) is focusing on orders for...

ASE to buy Toshiba backend plant in China

May 16, 11:34

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) announced on May 15 that the company has reached a deal with Toshiba Semiconductor (Wuxi) in China to acquire its chip assembly...

MediaTek asking clients to confirm IC demand for next 3-6 months, say sources

May 14, 15:49

MediaTek reportedly has urged its clients for smartphone and tablet chipset solutions to offer confirmed prospects of their demand of ICs for the next 3-6 months due to strong market...

Taiwan IC suppliers land pull-in orders from China smartphone, tablet makers

May 14, 14:13

Shipments of IC parts to China by Taiwan-based IC suppliers have regained momentum following a slight pause after the May 1 holidays, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

China LED firm NVC bans distributors from selling Everlight products, say reports

May 13, 10:50

China-based LED lighting firm NVC Lighting Technology has reportedly banned cooperating local distributors from displaying and selling LED products from Taiwan-based LED packaging...

European Commission proposes high solar tariff against China firms

May 10, 15:09

The trade war in the solar market does not seem to be stopping. Following the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariff levied on China-based firms from the US, the EU is likely to follow...

solar module

China market: Flat panel TV sales for early May 1 holiday up 7.7% on year, says AVC

May 10, 12:21

In the China market, 4.27 million flat panel TVs were sold in the peak period from April 15 to May 5, increasing 7.7% from the same period in 2012, according to China-based All View...

LED price drops ease in China

May 9, 12:26

China-based LED firms have slowed down the pace of price cuts as LED chipmakers face shrinking profit margins. Taiwan-based firms noted that China-based LED industry leader Sanan...

China market: Rising popularity of tablets with 3G functionality to benefit MediaTek, Qualcomm

May 9, 10:46

Demand for 7-8-inch white-box tablets with built-in 3G functionality in China has been increasing, a trend which is likely to benefit MediaTek and Qualcomm, according to industry...

Nokia names new China chief

May 8, 16:00

Nokia has appointed Eirk Bertman to serve as its new general manager of Nokia China, effective June 1, 2013. Bertman will replace outgoing Gustavo Eichelmann who will resign for personal...

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    Mobile + telecom | 10h 18min ago

  • ASE posts EPS of NT$0.64 for 2Q14

    Bits + chips | 10h 23min ago

  • China polysilicon maker LDK Solar to resume production

    Before Going to Press | 10h 47min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan ships 351 million small-to-medium-size panels in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 10h 48min ago

  • UMC reports EPS NT$0.28 for 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 10h 49min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Xiaomi continues to rank as number one smartphone vendor in China in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 10h 49min ago

  • InFocus looking to become top-3 smartphone vendor in Taiwan

    Before Going to Press | 11h 39min ago

  • ASE to ramp up SiP packaging revenues in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 11h 44min ago

  • Vendors cutting notebook shipments to Latin America

    Before Going to Press | 11h 46min ago

  • Innolux to decrease reliance on China market

    Before Going to Press | 12h 12min ago

  • Wah Lee 3Q14 revenues to move higher

    Before Going to Press | 12h 13min ago

  • Growth in global panel demand to exceed growth in supply, says AUO

    Before Going to Press | 12h 13min ago

  • Intel to see difficulties shipping 40 million tablet CPUs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 12h 14min ago

  • AUO expects 3Q14 small- to medium-size panel shipments to rise 5-8% sequentially

    Before Going to Press | 12h 15min ago

  • MediaTek 3Q14 revenues to grow 6-11% on quarter

    Before Going to Press | 12h 16min ago

  • Taiwan market: Everlight Electronics expected to ship 2.6 million LED light bulbs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 12h 17min ago

  • AUO 2Q14 net profit hits 4-year high

    Before Going to Press | 12h 18min ago

  • China market: LCD TV sales in 1H14 down on year, says China Market Monitor

    Before Going to Press | 12h 19min ago

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    Photo: Company, Dec 15.

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    Nokia entry-level CDMA device 1506

    The Nokia 1506 stands out from other entry-level mobiles with a slender monoblock design with high-gloss colors, a Navi key in metallic finish, a voice recorder, an integrated hands-free...

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