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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...

Coasia to land AMOLED panel orders from China handset firms

Jun 26, 01:20

Coasia Microelectronics, which mainly distributes IC components for Samsung Electronics such as CMOS image sensors, multi-chip package (MCP) memory and OLED displays, will grab new...

Branded handset vendors cutting orders to component suppliers, say sources

Jun 21, 10:57

A number of branded handset vendors, including Nokia, Motorola Mobility, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, RIM, HTC, Huawei Device and ZTE, have reduced...

Intel aggressively planning for the smartphone industry

Jun 21, 01:20

Intel's Medfield platform-based smartphones have recently received attention from handset players and telecom carriers such as Orange, Lenovo, Motorola Mobility, ZTE and India-based...

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Handset and component makers facing mounting pressure on shortened product life cycle

Jun 19, 14:29

Handset ODMs and makers of handset parts and components have experienced increasing pressure recently due to a shortening product life cycle of smartphones resulting from keen market...

Sony Mobile steps up cooperation with Taiwan-based handset ODMs

Jun 15, 01:10

Sony Mobile Communications has stepped up cooperation with Taiwan-based handset ODMs, with Arima Communications, Compal Communications and Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) each...

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China market: White-box handset makers to shine in smartphone segment

Jun 14, 15:44

White-box handset makers are expected to take the main scene of China's handset market again by rolling out sub-CNY500 (US$79) smartphones in the second half of 2012, optimizing chipset...

Taiwan ODMs show no interest in ultra-low price handset market

Jun 14, 01:05

China-based second-tier smartphone brand vendors have recently been pushing their ultra-low price smartphones, priced at only CNY500 (US$79), in the retail channel, but since these...

Taiwan ODMs show no interest in ultra-cheap smartphones

China market: Qualcomm pushing sales of 3G solutions to small- to medium-sized handset makers

Jun 12, 11:24

Qualcomm has geared up efforts to push sales of its smartphone solutions to small- to medium-sized handset makers in China, attracting a number of vendors shifting away from the comparable...

Digitimes Research: Smartphones to take 32% of China handset market in 2012

Jun 8, 10:45

Digitimes Research estimates that China handset shipments will grow to 430 million units in 2012, with smartphones likely to take 32% of the market, equivalent to 143 million handsets...

China Mobile picks handset suppliers by price, says report

May 29, 16:11

China Mobile, the largest mobile telecom carrier in China, has selected suppliers of TD-SCDMA handsets through open-bids, with all of the winners being local vendors bidding the lowest...

Rise of low-priced smartphones may push down profitability at handset OEMs

May 29, 01:00

Taiwan-based OEM handset makers are benefiting from the increasing popularity of low-priced smartphones by receiving more orders from brand vendors, but at the same time they are...

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Taiwan market: More China-based handset vendors to launch sub-NT$4,000 smartphones in 3Q12

May 25, 16:29

More China-based handset vendors are planning to launch sub-NT$4,000 (US$135) smartphones in the Taiwan market in the third quarter of 2012 following Taiwan Mobile's recent release...

Taiwan market: HTC recaptures top handset vendor ranking in April

May 24, 01:25

HTC recaptured the top vendor ranking in the Taiwan handset market in terms of sales value in April with a 36% share, followed by Samsung Electronics with 25% and Apple with 18%,...

MediaTek lands 2.5G handset solution orders from Nokia, say sources

May 21, 14:38

MediaTek reportedly has landed orders for 2.5G handset solutions from Nokia with shipments to begin in the third quarter of 2012, according to industry sources. MediaTek declined...

FIH refutes rumors of planning to enter handset brand business

May 8, 13:41

Foxconn International Holding (FIH) has refuted recent market rumors that the company is planning to enter the handset brand business with cooperation from Sharp. FIH said the company's...

Samsung introduces Galaxy S III smartphone

May 4, 14:19

Samsung Electronics has announced the third generation Galaxy S, the Galaxy S III. With Samsung Galaxy S III, consumers can view content on the device's 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display...

Nokia loses cellphone crown after 14 years as top brand

Apr 30, 15:36

Samsung Electronics overtook Nokia in the first quarter to become the world's largest cellphone brand for the first time. However, Samsung remained in second place in the smartphone...

Taiwan-based 2Q12 handset shipments to rise sequentially nearly 30%, says Digitimes Research

Apr 24, 15:02

Taiwan-based ODM and own-brand makers will ship 20.22 million handsets in total during the second quarter of 2012, increasing 28.0% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.

Newmax aggressively striving for notebook camera orders

Apr 24, 01:15

Taiwan-based optical lens maker Newmax Technology is aggressive trying to land high quality optical lens orders from ultrabook and notebook players, according to sources from upstream...

Nokia declining global share unfavorable to Taiwan handset supply chain makers

Apr 13, 16:12

Nokia's shipments of 12 million smartphones and 83 million handsets of all types in the first quarter of 2012 ranked third and second respectively among international vendors, and...

China market: ISPs stepping into smartphone segment, to benefit Taiwan handset ODMs

Apr 10, 14:53

China-based smartphone vendors and Internet service companies, including Xiaomi Technology, Alibaba.com and Shanda Interactive Entertainment, are rolling out smartphones supporting...

Silitech sees weak performance in March

Apr 10, 01:35

Taiwan-based handset keypad and magnesium-aluminum alloy component maker Silitech Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$840 million, down 20.56% on year, while consolidated...

Samsung ranks top OEM handset maker in US in February, says comScore

Newswatch - Apr 5, 16:34

Samsung Electronics ranked as the top OEM handset maker with a 25.6% share in the US handset market in terms of mobile subscribers during a 3-month average period ended February 2012,...

Shipments of NFC-enabled smartphones reach 30 million units in 2011, says Berg Insight

Mar 29, 11:57

Global sales of handsets featuring Near Field Communication (NFC) increased ten-fold in 2011 to 30 million units, according to data compiled by Berg Insight.

China-based white-box handset players may face bankruptcy

Mar 29, 01:30

China-based white-box handset players are suffering as larger local players ZTE, Lenovo and Huawei are aggressively entering the CNY1,000 (US$159) smartphone segment, while first-tier...

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...

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