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Taiwan market: Handset shipments in 1Q13 hit record, says IDC

Jun 18, 14:38

There were 2.32 million handsets shipped in the Taiwan market during the first quarter of 2013, the highest quarterly level on record and increasing 3% on quarter and 5% on year,...

Coolpad becomes top 3G handset vendor in China

Jun 17, 15:25

China-based handset vendor Coolpad has reportedly become the number-one local brand in China's 3G handset market, overtaking Lenovo due to sales of its 4-inch smartphones, according...

Lose the switch, lose the loss: Cavendish Kinetics leverages MEMS for tunable RF components

Jun 14, 23:58

Cavendish Kinetics recently announced the availability of production samples of its tunable RF capacitors to key strategic partners. Shipped as a chip scale package (CSP), the Cavendish...

Dennis Yost, president and CEO of Cavendish Kinetics and Larry Morrell, executive vice president, C

Digitimes Research: AMOLED handset panel shipments to reach 363 million units in 2015

Jun 11, 10:24

Currently, smaphone is the most important application for AMOLED panels and has been fueling shipment growth. Digitimes predicts AMOLED handset panel shipments to grow to 363 million...

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

Handset panels sized 4.5- to 5-inch in short supply until August 2013

Jun 3, 12:53

Handset panels sized 4.5- to 5-inch will be in short supply until August 2013 due to handset vendors preparing to release new models in the third quarter of the year, according to...

Digitimes Research: Global 2Q13 handset touch panel shipments to show 5% sequential growth

May 31, 10:55

The second quarter is the beginning of the traditional boom season for the touch panel market and demand from handset makers has been reviving. Digitimes Research predicts that global...

Global smartphone shipments to surpass basic and feature phones in 2013; handset panel specifications to change, says DisplaySearch

May 27, 16:14

Global smartphone shipments will surpass shipments of basic and feature phones for the first time in 2013, according to research firm DisplaySearch, adding that the device's screen...

Handset vendors in discussion over producing 6-inch and larger phones

May 20, 15:51

Following the release of various-sized 6-inch and larger handsets from Asia-based vendors such as Huawei Device and Samsung Electronics, Nokia is reportedly in discussion about making...

Taiwan panel makers receive increased orders for handset panels sized 4.7- to 5-inch

May 13, 15:39

Taiwan-based panel makers are continuing to see strong orders from handset vendors in China, most notably for 4.7- 5-inch panels, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2Q13 handset shipments to rise by 43.4% sequentially

May 7, 12:02

Taiwan-based makers will ship 17.15 million handsets on OBM (own brand manufacturing), ODM and JDM (joint design manufacturing) basis during the second quarter of 2013, increasing...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom aims to have smartphones take up 90% of handset sales by end of 2013

May 6, 22:43

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) is promoting contract-bundled sale of smartphones as part of its efforts to boost mobile access to the Internet and aims to increase the proportion of total...

Innolux has handset panel order visibility until 4Q13, says company president

Apr 23, 20:51

Innolux has order visibility for handset panels until the fourth quarter of 2013, according to company president JC Wang.

Taiwan panel makers continue seeing strong orders from China handset vendors

Apr 22, 16:11

Taiwan-based panel makers are continuing to see increased orders from China-based handset vendors for handset panels, and expect orders to remain steady until the third quarter of...

Digitimes Research: HTC sees 1Q13 shipments fall sequentially

Apr 18, 21:16

In the first quarter of 2013, Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC reported falling shipments compared to the fourth quarter of 2012 due to lack of key components causing shipment delays...

Testing service company Sporton to generate more revenues from handset sector

Apr 16, 22:02

Sporton International, an inductor maker and testing services provider, will see its revenues generated from testing services offered to the handset sector increase substantially...

Taiwan market: TWM expects smartphones to take up 85-90% of handset sales in 2H13

Apr 16, 13:55

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, saw the proportion of smartphones from contract-bundled handset sales increase from 78% at the end...

China market: Handset panel makers see order surge

Apr 11, 12:13

As the smartphone market in China continues to grow, the handset supply chain has been preparing for a demand surge during the upcoming Labor Day holidays. Panel makers have revealed...

Taiwan handset component makers increasingly relying on other product lines

Apr 10, 15:17

Facing declining orders from Nokia and BlackBerry, Taiwan-based handset keypad makers Silitech Technology and Ichia Technologies have shifted their production focus from keypads to...

Taiwan market: FET to procure 1.5 million handsets in 2013

Apr 8, 15:39

Taiwan-based mobile telecom carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) plans to procure 1.5 million handsets, many of which will be smartphones, in 2013, during which it will also...

Silitech 2012 net profits highest among handset component makers

Newswatch - Mar 29, 14:41

Handset component maker Silitech Technology led fellow companies Merry Electronics and Ichia Technologies with the highest profits of NT$857 million (US$28.62 million) in 2012, according...

China handset vendors look to Taiwan and Japan suppliers for high-end panels

Mar 25, 15:18

China-based handset vendors have recently been seeking out Taiwan- and Japan-based panel makers to provide midrange and high-end panels, as China-based panel makers have been struggling...

MediaTek to slash handset solution prices in April, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 22, 16:09

MediaTek is expected to implement a comprehensive price cut of its handset solutions on April 1, with quotes for its quad-core MT6589 solutions to be reduced by the highest rate of...

Galaxy S4 to extend Samsung lead in 2013 handset market, says IHS

Mar 21, 15:58

Samsung will extend its mobile handset market share lead over its nearest competitor to 11 percentage points in 2013, thanks to the launch of its latest Galaxy S handset, IHS iSuppli...

Inhontech joins branded notebook and smartphone competition

Mar 21, 14:08

Taiwan-based Inhon Technologies Group (Inhontech), an ODM maker of glass fiber handset and notebook cases, chassis and other plastics parts, has recently entered the branded smartphone...

Commentary: Who would buy the Panasonic handset business unit?

Mar 20, 22:09

Japan-based Panasonic reportedly plans to sell its handset business unit. Industry observers believe China-based firms might be interested, but the chances of the Japan vendor reaching...

Panasonic in talks to sell its handset business, says Japan press

Mar 20, 15:13

Panasonic is mulling plans to sell its mobile phone business, the Sankei...

Taiwan-based panel makers expected to delay mass production of Full HD handset panels

Mar 19, 19:35

AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux Corporation are expected to delay mass production of Full HD handset panels until the second quarter of 2013, according to industry sources.

Google executive reshuffle may affect relationship with handset brands, say sources

Mar 15, 15:37

Google's Android chief, Andy Rubin, has stepped down from his current post. If Rubin is assigned to strengthen in-house handset products, it may affect Google's relationship with...

Samsung introduces Galaxy S4

Mar 15, 10:40

South Korea-based Samsung Electronics has announced the fourth generation of the Galaxy smartphone series, the Galaxy S4 that weighs 130g.

Samsung Galaxy S4

HannStar expects strong orders for whitebox handset panels in 1H13

Mar 11, 21:22

HannStar Display expects to see strong orders for 4- to 5-inch panels used in whitebox handsets during the first half of 2013, according to industry sources.

Innolux becomes largest handset panel supplier for Nokia, say Taiwan makers

Mar 8, 14:14

Innolux has obtained 30-35% of orders for panels used in Nokia handsets, becoming Nokia's largest handset panel supplier, according to Taiwan-based supply chain sources.

China handset makers hope to reduce reliance on Android

Mar 6, 22:23

The China Academy of Telecommunication Research for the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has published a white paper stating that China's handset industry has been...

Mobile device market to reach 2.6 billion units by 2016, says Canalys

Feb 26, 15:56

Worldwide mobile device shipments (notebooks, tablets, smartphones and phones) will reach 2.6 billion units by 2016, according to the latest forecasts from Canalys. Tablets will be...

Qualcomm, Samsung claim top-2 spots in mobile handset IC market in 2012, says IHS

Feb 22, 12:24

Qualcomm and Samsung Electronics capitalized on rapidly shifting market conditions to claim the top-two spots of the mobile handset core integrated circuit (IC) business in 2012,...

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