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Taiwan handset ODMs losing orders from regional brands to China rivals

Jun 26, 22:47

Taiwan-based handset ODMs are losing orders from regional brands in Southeast Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Europe to China-based rivals due to price competition and concerns...

Sony Mobile may release ODM orders for 20-25 million smartphones to Taiwan makers

May 19, 21:18

Japan-based vendor Sony Mobile Communications has set target shipments of 50 million smartphones for fiscal year 2014 (April 2014-March 2015) and the vendor is likely to release orders...

Nokia tax dispute to affect FIH Mobile deployments in India, say sources

May 16, 16:08

A dispute over taxes between Nokia and the India government is likely to bring some adverse impacts to the related supply chain, including a plant of FIH Mobile, in Chennai, India,...

FIH turns profitable in 2013

Mar 24, 11:10

Hong Kong-listed FIH Mobile, a handset ODM belonging to the Foxconn Group, saw its 2013 operations swing from a net operating loss of US$218 million for 2012 to net operating profit...

MWC 2014: BlackBerry unveils Z3, Q20 smartphones

Feb 26, 13:54

BlackBerry has unveiled two new smartphones, the BlackBerry Z3 and BlackBerry Q20, at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014. The Z3 packs a 5-inch touchscreen and target markets in Southeast...

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou with a BlackBerry Z3

Motorola, LG to release new ODM smartphone orders to Taiwan-based suppliers

Jan 6, 13:28

Motorola Mobility and LG Electronics reportedly will release new ODM smartphone orders to Taiwan-based handset makers, a move which help Taiwan handset suppliers ease their over reliance...

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FIH/BlackBerry cooperation may help activate Foxconn Indonesia investments

Dec 23, 21:32

Foxconn International Holdings' (FIH's) recent cooperation with smartphone vendor BlackBerry is expected to help resume Foxconn's investment plans in Indonesia, which have not been...

FIH Mobile pushing mobile accessory products

Nov 1, 12:09

FIH Mobile, a smart mobile device making subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has started a new business to develop accessories for mobile devices and will...

More handset ODMs likely to become targets for acquisition

Oct 1, 15:12

Taiwan-based handset ODMs including Arima Communications, Wistron NeWeb and FIH Mobile are likely to be the targets for acquisition after Compal Electronics announced its plans to...

Sony Mobile aims to ship 65 million smartphones in fiscal 2014

Sep 30, 15:22

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 65 million smartphones in its fiscal year 2014 (April 2014-March 2015), up 55% from the 42 million units projected for the current fiscal year,...

FIH Mobile swings back to profitability in 1H13

Newswatch - Aug 13, 20:07

FIH Mobile (formerly Foxconn International Holdings) has reported net profits of US$17.66 million for the first half of 2013, compared to a net loss of US$226 million a year earlie...

Taiwan market: InFocus launches 2 smartphones for mid-range segment

Jul 31, 16:24

US-based InFocus has launched two smartphones, the IN610 and IN810, in the Taiwan market, with unlocked prices set at NT$11,900 (US$398) and NT$13,900, respectively.

FIH Mobile to launch a series of customized smartphones for clients

Jul 19, 15:41

FIH Mobile, formerly known as Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a handset subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), has recently started developing a series...

China-based BYD strengthening presence in global OEM/EMS smartphone, tablet markets

Jul 10, 11:39

China-based BYD Electronic has strengthened its presence in the global OEM/EMS smartphone and tablet markets, posing increased competition to Taiwan-based handset ODMs and component...

Foxconn to shift iPhone orders to FIH, say sources

May 7, 11:57

Foxconn Electronics plans to switch the iPhone orders it received from Apple to its handset subsidiary Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), according to industry sources.

Compal Communications adopts Broadcom smartphone reference design

Apr 3, 12:14

Compal Communications has for the first time adopted a reference design platform offered by Broadcom to develop entry-level Android smartphones with the first wave of such models...

Sony Mobile ramping penetration in entry-level to mid-range smartphone segment

Mar 28, 13:46

Sony Mobile Communications is enhancing its presence in the entry-level to mid-range Android smartphone segment, leveraging the spectacular sales gained from its flagship model, the...

FIH posts heavy losses in 2012

Mar 25, 12:23

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), the Hong Kong-based handset arm of Foxconn Electronics, has reported net losses of US$316 million or US$0.043 per share on revenues of US$5.24...

Amazon much-fanfared smartphone may be delayed, say sources

Mar 11, 12:23

Market rumors have indicated that Amazon may not be able to release its first smartphone in the second quarter of 2013 as originally scheduled, as the production progress at its manufacturing...

Foxconn/FIH prospects clouded by growing concerns over Apple

Jan 31, 15:00

Increasing market concerns over Apple's ability to continue rolling out innovative products have not only affected Apple but also its primary ODM production partner, Foxconn Electronics...

Motorola likely to bid farewell to Taiwan handset ODMs after Google sells plants to Flextronics

Dec 17, 13:01

The partnerships between Motorola Mobility and Taiwan-based handset ODMs such as Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) will begin to fade away, as Google, the parent company of Motorola,...

Rise of Sony Mobile, Lenovo to benefit Taiwan handset ODMs

Nov 27, 21:23

Sony Mobile Communications and Lenovo have both strengthened their positions in the global smartphone market, which will benefit their handset ODM partners in Taiwan, Foxconn International...

FIH reportedly lands handset orders from Microsoft and Amazon

Nov 26, 22:04

Foxconn International Holding (FIH) has reportedly landed handset orders from Microsoft and Amazon and is set to launch the devices in mid-2013, according to sources from the upstream...

FIH, Sharp to jointly develop smartphone markets in Southeast Asia, say sources

Nov 23, 15:05

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) will continue its cooperation with Sharp in the development of smartphones, and the two firms will shift their focus to promote sales in Southeas...

Sony Mobile likely to outsource 30-40% of smartphones for 2013 to ODMs

Nov 6, 22:17

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 50 million smartphones in 2013, with 30-40% out of the total shipments likely to be outsourced to Taiwan-based handset ODMs, including Foxconn...

FIH assembling Apple iPhone 5, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 6, 13:59

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a handset arm of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision), reportedly began assembling iPhone 5s for Apple in October, and the company is expected...

Foxconn declines to comment on smartphone cooperation statement from Sharp

Oct 24, 16:17

Sharp's executive officer and chief director of Information Communication Business Masami Ohata at a recent press event, stated that the company will strengthen cooperation with handset...

FIH considering transforming into branded smartphone provider, say sources

Oct 19, 14:48

While vigorously soliciting ODM orders from branded smartphone vendors, Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) is reportedly looking to follow the steps of HTC to become a branded smartphone...

FIH asks for longer time to pay component suppliers

Oct 4, 11:22

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a handset ODM/OEM under the Taiwan-based Foxconn Group, has asked its component suppliers to extend payment time after delivery to 120 days starting...

LG mulls releasing more orders to Taiwan-based smartphone ODMs, say sources

Jul 19, 01:00

LG Electronics plans to raise the ratio of outsourced handsets in 2012 and is likely to release more smartphone orders to Taiwan-based ODMs, particularly Foxconn International Holdings...

FIH undertaking ODM production of smartphones for Sharp

Jul 2, 11:18

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a maker of handsets belonging to the Taiwan-based Foxconn Group, is developing 4-5 entry- to mid-range Android smartphones with 4.3-5-inch screens...

ODM smartphone production yielding lower profits

Jun 28, 14:37

Profits generated from the production of ODM smartphones have been diminishing rapidly to a level comparable to the manufacture of feature phones, meaning ODMs have to ramp up economies...

RIM restructuring supply chain; Wistron may benefit, say sources

Jun 20, 14:10

Wistron as well as Jabil and Flextronics International will have a chance to receive more smartphone orders from Research in Motion (RIM), as the Canada-based smartphone vendor is...

Sharp to launch 5-inch smartphone in China, Taiwan in 3Q12, say sources

Jun 20, 13:57

Sharp is expected to launch a 5-inch smartphone in China and Taiwan simultaneously in the third quarter of 2012 targeting the entry-level and mid-range segments, according to industry...

Smartphone orders from China unattractive to Taiwan ODMs, say sources

Jun 18, 12:20

Despite efforts by China-base branded handset vendors to push sales of sub-CNY1,000 (US$157) smartphone models, Taiwan-based handset ODMs are not rushing to snap up orders, according...

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