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China market: Smartphone vendors strengthening ties with retail and online channels

Sep 25, 14:00

China-based ZTE, Huawei Technologies and other handset vendors have been strengthening ties with local retail channels or online stores to boost sales of their smartphones, given...

Samsung Tizen smartphones to face market challenges

Sep 25, 01:40

Samsung Electronics will reportedly launch its new Tizen-based Galaxy smartphone codenamed i9300 in near future, but sources from smartphone players believe the device will face challenges...

Compeq sees handset PCB orders extend to November

Sep 25, 01:35

PCB maker Compeq Manufacturing has seen the backlog of its handset boards extend to November, allowing the company to operate at full capacity in the fourth quarter of 2012, according...

Panel makers to benefit from China-based handset vendors

Sep 25, 01:05

Four of China's most well-known handset vendors including Huawei Technologies, ZTE, Lenovo and Coolpad are gearing up to reach their shipment goals for 2012, which will increase revenues...

China market: B2C portal 360buy to procure handsets worth CNY100 billion over three years

Sep 21, 16:11

China B2C web portal 360buy will sign with more than 20 handset vendors including Nokia, HTC, Huawei Technologies and Lenovo for strategic procurement of handsets with a total estimated...

Insyde conservative about revenue performance in 2H12

Sep 20, 01:30

PC BIOS designer Insyde Software chairman Jeremy Wang expects the company's third-quarter revenues to only see a sequential growth of less than 5% due to weaker-than-expected notebook...

ZTE considering venture into handset solution segment

Sep 19, 01:20

ZTE is considering following the steps of rival company Huawei Technologies to develop handset solutions for its own smartphones so as to reduce its reliance on chipset suppliers...

Google attitude against modified Android may lead to split in Android, say Taiwan handset makers

Sep 18, 01:10

Google's opposition to Taiwan-based vendor Acer's launch of the A800, a smartphone based on the Alibaba-developed operating system Aliyun, reflects Google's attempt to check development...

Commentary: Falling TV and handset sales tangle Sharp in financial woes

Sep 17, 12:05

Japan-based Sharp is in deep financial trouble, lacking cash to pay back short-term loans. In addition, Sharp's business structure and the shrinking global economy mean it will be...

Handset accessory firms to benefit from new features of iPhone 5

Sep 14, 15:26

Handset accessory firms expect to see increasing sales of protective cases and loudspeakers due to iPhone 5's new features such as the 4-inch screen and new Lightning connector, according...

Apple introduces iPhone 5

Sep 13, 11:06

Apple has announced iPhone 5, the thinnest and lightest iPhone currently, completely redesigned to feature a 4-inch Retina display, an Apple-designed A6 chip, and ultrafast wireless...

Apple iPhone 5 smartphone

China market: Over 138 million smartphones shipped in January-August

Sep 11, 11:52

There were 138.245 million smartphones in 1,280 models shipped in the China market during January-August 2012, with the volume hiking on year by 196.1% and accounting for 50.41% of...

Intel has long road to catch up in handset processor segment, says ARM vice president

Sep 7, 01:15

While Intel has been making efforts to tap the handset processor market, the company still has a long way to go to catch up with ARM in terms of power consumption, according to Noel...

Compal Communications to land Nokia Windows smartphone orders in 2013

Sep 6, 01:05

Nokia is aggressively trying to release Windows Phone 8 smartphones before the end of September to regain its momentum in the handset market. Meanwhile, its major OEM partner Compal...

Samsung, HTC, LG lead in LTE smartphone sales in Europe, say sources

Sep 4, 14:25

Samsung Electronics, HTC and LG Electronics have led other vendors with regard to sales of LTE-enabled smartphones in Europe, but competition is set to intensify as China-based and...

Handset vendors unlikely to benefit from indoor location-based service, say sources

Aug 28, 16:05

Handset vendors, with the exception of those with own mobile advertising platforms and other services, are unlikely to benefit directly from emerging business opportunities that will...

Digitimes Research: Android to account for 70% of handset market in 2H12

Aug 24, 16:18

Observing from the competition between handset operating systems in the second half of 2011 and in 2012, Android, which already accounted for more than 60% of the handset market in...

On-year handset shipment growth by major OS, 2010-2012

Partners expect Motorola to change its ODM strategy

Aug 23, 01:05

As Google has recently started reorganizing Motorola Mobility's manpower and product strategy, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs, observing from their orders, expect their handset orders...

HannStar secures handset panel orders for August

Aug 23, 01:00

China-based panel maker HannStar has secured orders for panels used in handsets from various China-based companies, giving the company steady revenue for August.

Smartphone component makers turn to look for orders from feature phone market

Aug 21, 02:00

Smartphone component makers, seeing their shipments to smartphone brand vendors turning weak, have started seeking for orders from local and white-box feature phone players, according...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset solution revenues grow 30% on quarter in 2Q12

Aug 17, 15:19

Combined revenues of handset related solutions generated by Taiwan-based IC design houses grew 30% sequentially to NT$13.7 billion (US$456.36 million) in the second quarter of 2012,...

Taiwan panel makers see handset panel shipments increasing in 3Q12

Aug 17, 14:16

Taiwan-based panel makers Chimei Innolux (CMI), Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and HannStar Display have seen increasing shipments of handset-use panels in the third quarter of 2012...

Taiwan panel makers to maintain profits via China handset vendors

Aug 16, 15:06

China-based handset vendors will be the major source for maintaining profits for Taiwan-based panel makers during the second half of the year as mobile phone sales across the globe...

AKM leads magnetic sensor market on strong sales to handset and tablet makers, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 13, 14:10

Propelled by strong sales to tablet and cellphone manufacturers, Asahi Kasei Microsystems of Japan led the semiconductor magnetic sensor market for the third year in a row in 2011,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to see decreased 3Q12 handset shipments

Aug 13, 11:58

Taiwan-based makers will ship a total of 16.32 million handsets in the third quarter of 2012, dropping by 15.0% on quarter and by 33.5% on year, according to forecast by Digitimes...

China rolls out 535 million handsets in 1H12, says report

Aug 10, 11:25

China produced 535 million handsets in the first half of 2012, increasing 5.5% on year. 457 million units or 85.4% of the total were exported, rising 17.7% on year, according to China-based...

Silitech looks to increasing shipments of handset chassis in 2H12

Aug 7, 15:53

Handset keypad and chassis maker Silitech Technology is expected to see its shipments of handset chassis continue growing month on month in the second half of 2012, buoyed by orders...

Samsung estimates ASP based on yield rates for Taiwan handset component makers

Aug 3, 14:40

Samsung Electronics is very familiar with manufacturing processes for handset components and thus for orders released to Taiwan-based makers, usually estimates ASPs based on its expected...

LG handset business still losing money in 2Q12 despite rising smartphone shipments

Jul 26, 15:14

LG Electronics has reported losses for its handset business in the second quarter of 2012 although smartphone shipments accounted for 44% of total handset shipment in the quarter,...

Handset keypad maker Ichia posts slim profits in 1H12

Jul 26, 01:50

Handset keypad and flexible PCB maker Ichia Technologies has reported a slim profit of NT$800,000 (US$26,564) or NT$0.002 per share for the first half of 2012. First-half revenues...

MediaTek, Spreadtrum reportedly to land large orders for feature phones

Jul 16, 12:24

Despite a slowdown in demand for feature phones, MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications are expected to land large-volume solution orders for feature phones from international brands...

China market: Nearly 195 million handsets shipped in 1H12

Jul 10, 15:21

There were 194.913 million handsets shipped in the China market during the first half of 2012, consisting of 106.874 million (54.83%) 3G handsets in 801 models and 88.039 million...

MediaTek 3Q12 sales to grow on rising shipments

Jul 10, 01:45

IC design house MediaTek, which specializes in low-cost handset solutions, is likely to set revenue growth guidance at 8-18% for the third quarter of 2012, according to market sources...

Second- and third-tier handset makers in China may not adopt Windows Phone 8 platform

Jul 5, 01:35

Microsoft has been eager to promote Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 and Windows RT. Despite having partners such as Nokia, Samsung, and HTC for Windows Phone 8, severe price competition...

Taiwan handset ODMs welcome small changes in Jelly Bean from Android 4.0

Jul 3, 16:06

The release of Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) has offered relief to Taiwan-based handset ODMs, as the newly revised platform indicates that Google has slowed down the upgrade cycle of its...

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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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    HTC introduces new smartphone series

    HTC has introduced three smartphone series, the Desire S, Wildfire S and Incredible S. The new devices will be broadly available to customers across major European and Asian markets...

    Photo: Company, Feb 17.

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