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China market: 280 million handsets sold in 2011, says iiMedia Research

Mar 20, 15:14

There were 280 million handsets sold in the China market in 2011, growing by 12% from 2010, and 58.7% of them were at CNY1,000 (US$155) and below, according to China-based iiMedia...

MediaTek lands short lead-time orders for handset solutions, say sources

Mar 3, 13:53

MediaTek reportedly has landed short lead-time orders for its MT6575 and MT6573 solutions from branded handset makers in China, and shipments of the two chips will gain momentum in...

Taiwan market: Handset sales to reach 8 million units in 2012

Feb 24, 11:47

Buoyed by strong demand for smartphones, sales of handsets in the Taiwan market are expected to hit eight million units in 2012 compared to 6.5-7.5 million sold in previous years,...

Arima Communications looks to ship 23-25 million handsets in 2012

Feb 24, 01:20

Arima Communications is expected to ship a total of 23-25 million handsets in 2012, of which 15-16 million units will be feature phones and the remaining 8-10 million units smartphone...

Demand for 2.5G/2.75G handset solutions picking up

Feb 23, 15:58

Demand for feature phones has experienced a rebound recently, which will help boost sales of 2.5G/2.75G handset solutions for suppliers such as MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor in...

China handset players pessimistic about Microsoft pushing Tango OS in China

Feb 23, 15:53

As Microsoft is set to push its Tango operating system into China's smartphone market in 2012, domestic handset players in China are pessimistic about the plan and believe the operating...

Catcher to see revenue contribution from notebooks surpass 50% in 2012

Feb 23, 01:00

Chassis maker Catcher Technology expects revenue contributions from its notebook business reach over 50%, surpassing its smartphone business, which was the major revenue contributor...

First Tegra-powered smartphone announced with Icera modem technology

Feb 22, 01:05

Nvidia and ZTE have announced the ZTE Mimosa X, the first smartphone to be powered both by the Nvidia Tegra application processor and its Icera modem, which came to Nvidia through...

ZTE Mimosa X smartphone with Tegra 2 processor

China market: Handset makers upgrading hardware specifications of sub-CNY1,000 smartphone models

Feb 17, 15:07

China-based handset makers, including ZTE, Huawei Device, Lenovo and Coolpad, have continued to upgrade the hardware specifications of their sub-CNY1,000 (US$159) smartphone models...

China handset makers to push sales of sub-CNY1,000 smartphones to mature markets

Feb 16, 16:38

Having mass-produced smartphones with a price tag of around CNY1,000 (US$159) for the China market since 2011, China-based handset makers ZTE, Huawei Device, Lenovo and Coolpad plan...

Nokia reportedly to release 2.5G, 2.75G chip orders to Taiwan firms

Feb 14, 01:30

Nokia reportedly has begun design-in with Taiwan-based MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor for chipset solutions used in 2.5G and 2.75G handsets, with one or both of them expected to...

Nokia likely to release first chip orders to Taiwan firms

China handset makers shifting to smartphones, pushing sales to emerging markets, say sources

Feb 13, 15:48

Demand for 2G feature phones in the China market is expected to subside in the next three years, pushing China-based handset makers to focus on the production of entry-level to mid-range...

Compal Communications, Arima Communications post mixed results for January

Newswatch - Feb 10, 12:16

ODM handset maker Compal Communications has posted strong revenue gains in January thanks to orders from Nokia, while fellow company Arima Communications saw its revenues decline...

Nokia, Motorola and Sony likely to increase handset orders to Taiwan ODMs

Feb 10, 01:35

Nokia, Motorola Mobility and Sony Mobile Communications are expected to increase their outsourcing of handsets to Taiwan-based ODMs in 2012 in an effort to regain their global market...

Alltek looks to wireless and LED products for 2012 revenue growth

Feb 7, 12:18

IC distributor Alltek Technology expects products used for wireless and LED applications to drive its revenue growth in 2012. Overall, the company is more optimistic about its sales...

Nokia maintains largest global handset market share in 2011, says IDC

Feb 3, 01:20

Nokia sold 417.1 million feature phones and smartphones together to maintain the largest global handset market share of 27% in 2011, but dropping 5.6pp from 2010, according to International...

LG to increase purchases of handset parts and components from Taiwan, say sources

Feb 2, 15:50

Buoyed by strong sales of its high-end Optimus LTE smartphones, LG Electronics is expected to increase its purchases of handset parts and components from Taiwan makers in 2012, according...

Handset keypad maker Ichia reports revenue declines for January

Newswatch - Feb 2, 15:34

Handset keypad and flexible PCB maker Ichia Technologies has posted consolidated revenues of NT$751.45 million (US$25.3 million) for January, down 44% on month and 3.8% on year, according...

VIA Telecom ships 18 million CDMA handset solutions in 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 30, 14:00

VIA Telecom shipped 18 million units of CDMA chipset solutions in 2011, including 10 million units for entry-level CMDA handsets, the Chinese-language Commercial Times quoted...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments post 17% sequential decline in 4Q11

Jan 9, 15:09

Shipments of handsets by Taiwan makers totaled 20.29 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011, down 17.4% on quarter and 19.7% on year as smartphone shipments by HTC were affected...

Taiwan market: Handset shipments to grow only 5% on year in 2012

Jan 5, 14:29

Handset sales, including both smartphone and feature phones, in the Taiwan market are expected to only grow slightly by 5% on year in 2012 due to the uncertainty over macro economic...

Taiwan market: Smartphones account for 55% of total handset sales in December

Jan 5, 09:45

Sales of smartphones in the Taiwan market totaled 450,000 units in December 2011, accounting for a 55% share of a total of 820,000 handsets sold in the month, according to data compiled...

Compal Communication expects to ship 9.6 million handsets in 2012

Jan 5, 01:25

Compal Communication has announced revenues of NT$10.9 billion (US$359.65 million) for the fourth quarter of 2011 with its handset shipments in the quarter reached 1.5 million units...

Branded handset vendors moving into dual-SIM smartphone segment, say sources

Jan 4, 14:19

Owing to a fast growing number of cross-border workers, branded handset vendors including Nokia, Motorola Mobility and Samsung Electronics, in addition to white-box handset makers...

China market: Handset makers form alliance to counter possible patent infringement lawsuits

Dec 30, 01:15

A number of handset makers in China, including Lenovo, ZTE, TCL, Coolpad and Konka, has formed an alliance in preparation to counter possible patent infringement lawsuits to bring...

MediaTek reiterates 4Q11 sales guidance

Dec 29, 01:05

Following a report regarding falling feature phone and smartphone demand in China, MediaTek has said its sales guidance for the current fourth quarter should remain on track. MediaTek...

China market: Handset demand weak

Dec 26, 10:42

Demand for feature phones in China has turned weaker than expected since the middle of October, according to sources at Taiwan's LCD driver IC design houses. Smartphone demand in...

Demand for handset-use 3-megapixel lens modules rising

Dec 23, 11:48

While 5- and 8- megapixel resolution has become the mainstream camera specifications for smartphones, demand for 3-megapixel lens modules is expected to be on the rise due to growing...

Taiwan handset component makers expect small increase in orders from LGE in 2012

Dec 23, 10:14

Taiwan-based handset component makers expect orders from LG Electronics (LGE) in 2012 to grow at a pace lower than the projected growth rates for orders from Nokia and Motorola, according...

Asustek outsources motherboard orders to Cal-Comp Electronics

Dec 20, 01:10

Asustek Computer has recently added Taiwan-based Cal-Comp Electronics, an affiliate of Compal Electronics, as its motherboard manufacturing partner and is expected to outsource 5-6...

Handset component makers operating at full capacity at China factories, say sources

Dec 16, 14:22

Most factories operated by Taiwan-based handset component makers in China are currently operating at full capacities due to increasing orders from branded handset vendors including...

Taiwan market: Smartphone penetration rate to reach 34% in 2011

Dec 15, 01:20

The penetration rate of smartphones in the Taiwan handset market is expected reach 34% in 2011 compared to 17% in 2010. Sales of handsets in Taiwan total about seven million units...

Motorola to outsource all sub-US$350 smartphones in 2012, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 14, 12:21

Motorola Mobility will subcontract all of its orders for entry-level and mid-range smartphones with a price tag of below US$300-350 to handset ODMs in 2012, with Foxconn International...

MediaTek, Spreadtrum, MStar sharing China market of handset chips

Dec 13, 01:10

Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor and China-based fellow company Spreadtrum Communications are sharing the market demand for handset chips, according to...

Qualcomm competing with MediaTek in China market with price competition

Dec 6, 01:00

In view of increasing adoption of the MT6575, a 1GHz chip solution developed by Taiwan-based MediaTek for use in 3G handsets and smartphones, by several China-based vendors and white-box...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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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