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China January-October handset output over 915 million units, says MIIT

Nov 30, 15:47

Makers in China turned out 915.618 million handsets in total during January-October 2012, falling 1.9% on year, according to statistics by the Ministry of Industry and Information...

Rise of Sony Mobile, Lenovo to benefit Taiwan handset ODMs

Nov 27, 21:23

Sony Mobile Communications and Lenovo have both strengthened their positions in the global smartphone market, which will benefit their handset ODM partners in Taiwan, Foxconn International...

FIH reportedly lands handset orders from Microsoft and Amazon

Nov 26, 22:04

Foxconn International Holding (FIH) has reportedly landed handset orders from Microsoft and Amazon and is set to launch the devices in mid-2013, according to sources from the upstream...

Patent disputes hike royalty fees for Android handset makers

Nov 22, 14:22

Hardware vendors who use the Android platform for mobile devices are now finding their costs mounting up because of royalty payments, mainly to Microsoft and recently to Apple, according...

China market: Handset makers accelerating development of quad-core smartphones

Nov 21, 22:20

Demand for high-end smartphones in China has been higher than expected and could be even higher than that for entry-level and mid-range models, pushing local branded and white-box...

China-based handset makers aim to make more mid-range handsets

Nov 21, 14:41

China-based handset makers are starting to put more pressure on China-based panel makers to supply 4-inch panels with 200-250ppi resolutions, as consumers in China are becoming increasingly...

Handset ODMs, component suppliers to post revenues gains in 4Q12

Nov 20, 13:59

Taiwan-based handset ODMs and component suppliers, including Arima Communications, Compal Communications, Merry Electronics and Ichia Technologies, all expect to see their revenues...

China market: Over 49 million smartphones sold in 3Q12, says Analysys

Nov 16, 10:49

There were 63.73 million handsets sold in the China market during the third quarter of 2012, decreasing 4.1% on quarter and 7.5% on year. However, smartphones accounted for 49.17...

Taiwan-based panel makers expected to keep developing mid-range panels in 2013

Nov 15, 21:09

Taiwan-based panel makers are expected to keep developing mid-range small- to medium-size panels throughout 2013 due to lack of technology and production. Meanwhile, Korea- and Japan-based...

Taiwan market: FET to procure 1.3 million handsets for contract bundles in 2013

Nov 14, 15:40

Taiwan-based mobile telecom carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) plans to procure 1.3 million handsets for contract bundles in 2013, with at least 90% of them to be smartphones,...

Handset panel prices drop while TV ones rise

Nov 7, 14:49

Prices for handset panels sized 1.8- to 3.5-inch have dropped by 1% or US$0.10 due to handset panel makers attempting to gain more market share and digest inventory, according to...

3S to start shipping MEMS microphone chips in 4Q12

Oct 24, 12:11

Taiwan-based Solid State System (3S) has internally developed single-chip MEMS microphone products, and will start shipping them to China-based branded and white-box vendors of tablets...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers see decreased 3Q12 handset shipments

Oct 23, 15:55

Taiwan-based makers shipped 16.01 million handsets in the third quarter of 2012, decreasing 18.7% on quarter and 34.8% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Bluetooth 4.0 to boom in 2013, say handset makers

Oct 11, 21:46

Handset makers have indicated that following Apple's footsteps, mobile platform makers such as Microsoft, Research In Motion (RIM), and Google all plan to support Bluetooth 4.0 in...

Handset ODMs to land more smartphone orders from China, Japan in 4Q12

Oct 11, 11:43

Taiwan-based handset ODMs Compal Communications and Arima Communications are expected to see a rebound in sales in the fourth quarter of 2012, buoyed by orders from China-based and...

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FIH asks for longer time to pay component suppliers

Oct 4, 11:22

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a handset ODM/OEM under the Taiwan-based Foxconn Group, has asked its component suppliers to extend payment time after delivery to 120 days starting...

China-based handset chip designers may merge to compete with Qualcomm, MediaTek

Oct 2, 01:10

With Qualcomm and MediaTek becomig increasingly competitive in China's handset chip solution market, China-based IC design houses have been under strong pressure and may seek to merge...

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...

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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...

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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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