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Strong smartphone growth in saturated cellphone market, says IC Insights

Nov 25, 14:53

According to IC Insights, 89% of the new cellphones sold worldwide in 2015 are forecast to be replacements or additional cellphones sold to existing subscribers. Moreover, this percentage...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy J2

Newswatch - Nov 19, 15:04

Samsung Electronics has launched a new entry-level smartphone, the Galaxy J2, in the Taiwan market priced at NT$4,280 (US$130) unlocked, targeting the younger generation.

Handset chassis maker AVY reports increased revenues for October

Newswatch - Nov 19, 14:45

Handset and digital camera chassis maker AVY Precision Technology has reported revenues of US$623 million (US$19 million) for October, increasing 12.1% from the previous quarter....

HannStar Display handset panel production running at full capacity in 4Q15

Nov 3, 15:33

Despite recent industry news regarding panel makers such as Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) planning to end production at smartphone panel fabs, other Taiwan makers are pushing forward...

Innolux seeing strong handset panel orders in 4Q15

Nov 2, 21:34

Innolux is seeing short supply for its handset panel shipments due to steady orders in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to company president JC Wang.

Acer to consolidate its handset business

Nov 2, 13:43

Acer has revamped the development strategy for its smartphone business and will focus on generating profits instead of ramping up shipment volumes, according to ST Liew, president...

Acer smartphone business unit president ST Liew

OLED handset panels in high demand due to orders from China

Oct 23, 11:06

Korea panel makers are eyeing opportunities in the OLED handset panel segment due to increased demand in China where the volume of smartphones released with the panel technology has...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 4Q15 handset shipments to reach 19.88 million units

Oct 23, 10:45

Taiwan-based vendors, ODMs and JDMs (joint design manufacturers) will together ship 19.88 million handsets in the fourth quarter of 2015, increasing 1.7% on quarter but decreasing...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments drop over 10% sequentially in 3Q15

Oct 20, 21:37

Combined smartphone shipments by Taiwan-based handset brands and ODMs declined by more than 10% sequentially to 19.54 million units in the third quarter of 2015, according to an estimate...

Samsung to use Clear Force touch technology in Galaxy S7 handset, says report

Oct 14, 15:25

Samsung Electronics will incorporate Clear Force touch technology from Synaptics in its reported Galaxy S7 smartphone, according to Korea-based ET News.

Touch panel makers conservative about 4Q15 handset orders

Oct 12, 15:08

Touch panel makers have said they have conservative outlooks for the fourth quarter of 2014 despite original estimates the period would bring in an influx of new orders.

Targeting niche markets: Q&A with ST Liu, president of Acer handset unit

Sep 30, 11:34

Notebook vendor Acer aims to ship at least five million smartphones in 2015 and plans to hike the shipments to 10 million units in 2016. But Acer will not spend a lot of money for...

ST Liu, president of Acer handset business

China handset supply chain makers winning more orders from Xiaomi

Sep 24, 10:06

Makers in China's handset supply chain have geared up efforts to win component orders from Xiaomi Technology, affecting rival suppliers in Taiwan and Japan, according to industry...

Chinese handset OEMs to increase demand for smartphone sensors, IHS says

Sep 23, 11:29

Apple and Samsung will remain the dominant buyers of sensors for smartphones through 2019; however, their share of sensor spending will fall, according to IHS.

China market: Nearly 48 million handsets shipped in August, says CATR

Sep 14, 10:48

There were 47.484 million handsets shipped in the China market in August 2015, increasing 56.5% on year, according to China Academy of Telecommunication Research (CATR) under the...

Apple introduces iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

Sep 10, 10:56

Apple has announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the latest iPhone models from the company, adding a new dimension to iPhone's multi-touch interface. The new iPhones introduce...

Lenovo to step into OEM handset business

Sep 10, 10:44

Lenovo has decided to ramp up the capacity utilization rates of its handset production facilities by stepping into the OEM handset business, in a move to revive its dwindling handset...

Handset vendors decreasing touch panel orders for 4Q15

Sep 4, 15:56

Major handset vendors are only expected to put in about 20-30% of their originally estimated touch panel orders heading into the fourth quarter of 2015, which is putting a damper...

Taiwan handset ODMs lands orders from regional brands in China, India and Southeast Asia

Aug 13, 12:06

Taiwan-based handset ODMs, including Foxconn Electronics/FIH Mobile, Compal Electronics and Arima Communications, reportedly have landed orders from regional brands in China, India...

Handset supply chain makers set to enjoy brisk sales in August-September

Aug 12, 11:11

Suppliers in Taiwan's handset supply chain are expected to see their sales rebound in August-September as smartphone vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications...

TCL looks to expand cooperation with Taiwan-based handset ODMs

Aug 10, 15:42

China-based handset vendor TCL has approached a number of Taiwan-based ODMs for possible cooperation in handset production, according to sources in Taiwan's handset supply chain.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments to remain flat in 2H15

Aug 5, 10:48

Combined handset shipments by Taiwan-based handset vendors and ODMs in the third and fourth quarters are likely to be lower than the amount they shipped in the second quarter, reflecting...

Makers optimistic about handset panel shipments to China in 2H15, says firm

Aug 4, 15:31

Panel makers are conservative about shipment growth in the second half of 2015 but expect steady shipments for handset applications to China due to an estimated 3-5% on-year smartphone...

Taiwan IC design houses expect orders for handsets to pick up in August

Jul 31, 15:33

IC demand for handsets is expected to pick up in August buoyed by an influx of orders from China, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.

MediaTek posts lower revenues and profits for 2Q15

Jul 31, 14:49

MediaTek has reported revenue and profit decreases for the second quarter of 2015, citing decelerating handset demand and intensifying price competition among chip providers.

TPK revenues slip due to decline in handset touch panel shipments

Jul 31, 11:08

TPK has stated its 22.7% on-year decline in revenues for the second quarter of 2015 was largely due to an 18% shipment decline for handset applications, which held a 51% share of...

China produces over 760 million handsets in 1H15, says MIIT

Jul 27, 14:22

China-based makers produced 761.788 million handsets in total during the first half of 2015, decreasing 4.5% on year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology...

China market: 4G handset shipments soar in 1H15

Jul 15, 21:55

China shipped a total of 237 million handsets in the first half of 2015, rising 7.4% from a year earlier, with shipments of 4G models increasing 381.8% on year to 195 million units,...

China ZACEEZ to become largest handset production base worldwide

Jul 10, 10:42

China government-developed Zhengzhou Airport Comprehensive Economic Experimental Zone (ZACEEZ) in northern China has a cluster of nearly 70 handset supply chain makers currently and...

Samsung slashes handset panel pricing to bump up orders

Jul 7, 15:05

As shipments of Samsung Electronics smartphones have been lower-than-expected in the market, Samsung Display has suffered in handset panel shipments and therefore has reduced pricing...

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

Jul 7, 14:48

Taiwan-based brand handset vendors and handset ODMs shipped a total of 20.82 million handsets in the second quarter of 2015, increasing 18.6% on quarter but decreasing 1.6% on year,...

Smartphones to represent 80% of total handset shipments in 4Q15, says IC Insights

Jul 3, 15:31

Smartphones first accounted for more than 50% of total quarterly cellphone shipments in the first quarter of 2013. In fourth-quarter 2015, smartphones are forecast to reach 435 million...

Taiwan IC design houses looking for more orders from China handset vendors

Jul 2, 20:52

Taiwan-based IC design houses including LCD driver IC suppliers and analog chip providers have stepped up efforts to solicit orders from first-tier China-based handset vendors, according...

HTC reportedly to build handset production facilities in India

Jul 1, 14:57

HTC reportedly will team up with India-based Global Devices Network to set up handset production facilities in Noida with trial production to begin in mid-July, according to industry...

HTC chairperson Cher Wang and NorthEast United FC owner John Abraham

Foxconn to be largest handset, tablet, desktop ODM/OEM in 2015, says chairman

Jun 26, 11:41

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will be the largest OEM/ODM for handsets, tablets and desktops in 2015, company chairman Terry Guo claimed at its 2015 shareholders...

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    Samsung quad-core application processors

    Samsung Electronics has introduced the industry's first quad-core application processor built on the HKMG low-power process technology. With performance capabilities exceeding 1.4GHz...

    Photo: Company, May 4.

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    Akustica's AKU340 analog MEMS mic

    Akustica has announced the expansion of its microphone product portfolio with the addition of a new analog MEMS microphone. Designed specifically to meet the requirements of mobile...

    Photo: Company, Mar 29.

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    HTC Sensation XL

    HTC has unveiled the HTC Sensation XL with Beats Audio integration, and a 4.7-inch screen, slim 9.9mm design. The HTC Sensation XL includes new lightweight urBeats headphones, created...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

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    HTC Sensation XE

    HTC has unveiled the new HTC Sensation XE - the first in a new line of HTC smartphones to feature Beats Audio technology to deliver studio quality audio. The HTC Sensation XE boosts...

    Photo: Company, Sep 16.

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
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    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.

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