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Digitimes Research: Entry-level to mid-range models to drive smartphone sales momentum in 2013

Nov 26, 14:23

Entry-level to mid-range smartphones sold to emerging markets will serve as growth drivers for the smartphone industry in 2013. Vendors which offer complete lineups of low-priced...

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...

Nokia, HTC promoting WP8 smartphones with aggressive pricing in the US

Nov 21, 15:25

Having launched their Windows Phone 8-based smartphones in the US only two weeks ago, Nokia and HTC have engaged in fierce price competition to win market share, according to industry...

More smartphones to feature wireless charging

Nov 16, 12:17

Smartphone vendors, having enlarged display sizes of their mobile devices to 4-5-inch and upgraded CPUs to quad-core models and display resolutions to up to 1,080p, are expected to...

Commentary: Will Apple soften its stance against Samsung after reaching peace deal with HTC?

Nov 14, 10:59

The announcement of a comprehensive settlement of patent lawsuits between Apple and HTC comes as a surprise to the smartphone industry, given Apple's previous hostile attitude against...

HTC to launch Droid DNA smartphone in US through Verizon

Nov 14, 10:44

HTC will launch its Droid DNA smartphone in the US market exclusively through Verizon Wireless with a 2-year service contract at US$199.99, with pre-order beginning immediately and...

Droid DNA by HTC

China market: Nexus 4 pricing to affect sales, prices of other brands, says report

Nov 13, 22:21

The aggressive pricing strategy adopted by Google for its Nexus 4 may affect sales of Xiaomi smartphones in China and may also force other brands including Samsung Electronics, Motorola...

HTC, Apple settle patent dispute

Nov 12, 10:53

HTC and Apple have jointly announced that they have reached a global settlement that includes the dismissal of all current lawsuits and a 10-year license agreement.

China market: Nokia, HTC and Huawei WP8 smartphones to debut in December

Nov 8, 13:54

Cooperating with China's three telecom service providers, brands such as Nokia, HTC, Samsung Electronics and Huawei will introduce their Windows Phone 8 models into the China market...

HTC October sales slip below NT$20 billion

Nov 7, 12:14

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC came to NT$17.2 billion (US$590 million) in October 2012, slipping below the NT$20 billion mark for the first time in nine...

Uncertain Windows 8 future may relatively affect Windows Phone 8

Nov 5, 22:45

Although Microsoft has been aggressive promoting its new Windows 8 operating system (OS), a weak global economy has the notebook supply chain remaining conservative about the OS'...

Taiwan market: HTC launches WP8X and WP8S smartphones

Oct 31, 14:28

HTC has launched its Windows Phone 8-based smartphones, the WP8X and WP8S, in Taiwan in cooperation with four telecom service companies–Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile,...

Google aggressive pricing for Nexus 4 smartphone to affect sales of other brands

Oct 30, 21:45

Google's pricing of US$299-349 for its newly released 4.7-inch, quad-core Nexus 4 smartphone is lower than market expectations, and thus could affect the sales of Android-based smartphones...

Demand for WP8 smartphones not expected to be strong, say Taiwan makers

Oct 30, 15:06

While Nokia, HTC and Samsung Electronics will launch Windows Phone 8 (WP8) devices beginning in November, in line with Microsoft unveiling the mobile operating system on October 29,...

Smartphones drive 3Q12 growth in worldwide mobile phone market, says IDC

Oct 30, 13:52

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 2.4% year over year in the third quarter of 2012, driven by heavyweights Samsung and Apple as Nokia dropped off the top-5 list of smartphone...

HTC sees profits drop sharply in 3Q12

Newswatch - Oct 26, 16:09

HTC has reported net profits of NT$3.9 billion (US$133.2 million) for the third quarter of 2012, down 56% sequentially and 82% on year. EPS for the third quarter was NT$4.7, compared...

UK-based Everything Everywhere to begin offering LTE services

Oct 23, 22:09

UK-based mobile service provider Everything Everywhere, a joint venture between Orange and T-Mobile, will begin to offer LTE services by the end of October and will purchase LTE-enabled...

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.

HTC to launch J Butterfly smartphone in Japan through cooperation with KDDI

Oct 18, 15:09

HTC will launch the HTC J Butterfly, a smartphone customized for mobile telecom carrier KDDI, in the Japan market in early December 2012, according to the company.

HTC J Butterfly

HTC, Samsung likely to price WP8 models cheaper than Nokia

Oct 16, 21:51

As the first wave of the competition over Windows Phone 8 (WP8) smartphones will kick off in November, HTC and Samsung Electronics are expected to adopt more aggressive pricing strategies...

Asia-based vendors take lead in offering of 5-inch smartphones

Oct 16, 15:20

Following the steps of Samsung Electronics, a number of branded vendors in Asia including LG Electronics, Pantech, Sharp, Panasonic and HTC as well as some China-based handset makers,...

HTC switching smartphone component orders from Samsung to other suppliers

Oct 9, 12:14

HTC has reduced its purchases of smartphone components from Samsung Electronics, switching its orders for CMOS image sensors from the Korea-based supplier to OmniVision and Sony,...

HTC sees revenues slide over 50% on year in September

Oct 9, 01:15

HTC has announced revenues of NT$21.2 billion (US$721.43 million) for September, down 11.6% sequentially and 53.4% from a year earlier. Third-quarter revenues of NT$70.2 billion met...

Asustek September revenues up on month, year

Oct 9, 01:10

Taiwan-based vendor Asustek Computer on October 8 reported non-consolidated revenues of NT$33.763 billion (US$1.14 billion) for September, growing by 5.49% on month and by 8.12% on...

HTC unveils HTC One X+

Oct 3, 16:12

HTC has unveiled the HTC One X+, a refreshed version of its HTC One X smartphone, running the HTC Sense 4+ experience on Android Jelly Bean. The HTC One X+ combines the design, camera...

Nokia, HTC may engage in patent lawsuits over WP8 smartphones, say sources

Sep 27, 01:50

Nokia and HTC may engage in a new round of patent lawsuits over Windows Phone 8 models released recently by the two vendors due to their similar designs, according to industry sour...

HTC continues to be top Taiwan-based global brand in 2012

Sep 26, 10:52

Government-sponsored Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) on September 25 announced that smartphone vendor HTC has been appraised as the most valuable Taiwan-based global...

Non-iPhone brands to counter iPhone 5 with more NFC-enabled models, say sources

Sep 24, 16:32

Although Apple's iPhone 5 is expected to enjoy strong sales, the lack of NFC (near field communication) functionality in the latest iPhone model will allow rival brands to differentiate...

Chipset solution supply to play a key role in year-end smartphone sales, say sources

Sep 24, 12:08

The ability of smartphone vendors to secure sufficient supplies of key components, particularly chipset solutions, will be crucial for them to win in the sales competition during...

Nokia to miss out on year-end sales for not delivering WP8 models ahead of HTC or Samsung, say sources

Sep 21, 14:21

Nokia is likely to miss out on the year-end sales opportunities if it lags Samsung Electronics or HTC in the delivery of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones, according to industry so...

HTC hopes to regain US market share with new Windows Phone 8 smartphones

Sep 20, 01:15

The rise of Apple and Samsung Electronics has pushed HTC to rank number three in the US smartphone market with an approximately 14% market share. The firm plans to regain turf with...

TXC revenues to hit new high in September, ramping up capacity for new orders

Sep 17, 16:20

Quartz component maker TXC is expected to see its revenues continue to hit a new record in September 2012 after revenues topped an historic high of NT$972 million (US$33 million)...

iPhone 5 strong debut to affect non-iPhone camp, but may trigger patent war on LTE

Sep 13, 14:53

The iPhone 5 has made a strong debut in terms of design, Retina display, A6 chip, adding 4G LTE, and an upgraded camera that is likely to impact non-iPhone smartphones. The impact...

HTC introduces smartphones selling in China, Japan to other markets in Asia

Sep 12, 01:05

Taiwan-based vendor HTC has scored points in tapping the China and Japan's smartphone markets and has launched new Desire series models selling in China in India and Southeast Asia,...

China-based Huawei, ZTE to step into tablet market, say sources

Sep 11, 12:19

While international smartphone players including LG Electronics, Motorola Mobility, RIM and Nokia have apparently retreated from the tablet PC market in order to focus on their core...

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  • HTC+Butterfly+2

    HTC Butterfly 2

    HTC has unveiled its new flagship model, the HTC Butterfly 2, in Tokyo in cooperation with KDDI. The smartphone will also be available in Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Malaysia,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 21.

  • HTC+Desire+310

    HTC Desire 310

    HTC has unveiled the new HTC Desire 310 for the entry-level market. It runs on a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, with a 4.5-inch screen and 5-megapixelcamera. It also features the HTC...

    Photo: Company, Mar 11.

  • HTC+Desire+610

    HTC Desire 610

    The HTC Desire 610 comes with 4.7-inch screen, HTC BlinkFeed and HTC BoomSound. HTC described the Desire 610 as an entertainment hub targeting the midrange market segment. The...

    Photo: Company, Mar 6.

  • HTC+One+Max

    HTC One Max

    The HTC One max is equipped with a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and a 5.9-inch Full HD 1080p display. The 16GB or 32GB onboard memory can be expanded thanks...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

  • New+HTC+One

    New HTC One

    HTC has announced its new flagship smartphone, the new HTC One, which features the latest Android Jelly Bean OS and LTE network technology, and is powered by a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon...

    Photo: Company, Feb 21.

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    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

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    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.