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Digitimes Research: MediaTek facing challenges from mobile AP market in 2016

Jan 19, 21:32

MediaTek is currently a major mobile application processor (AP) supplier in China and is enjoy high shares in the country's smartphone and tablet AP markets; however, lacking clients...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile aims to take second position in local smartphone market in 2016

Newswatch - Jan 15, 10:53

Sony Mobile Communications aims to capture the second title ranking in Taiwan's smartphone market in 2016, according to Sony Mobile Taiwan general manager Jonathan Lin.

Middle East mobile device shipments crosses 29 million units in 3Q15, says IDC

Newswatch - Jan 14, 14:59

A total of 29.75 million mobile phones were shipped across the Middle East region during the third quarter of 2015, marking a 4.4% increase from the previous quarter, according to...

Qualcomm, TDK form JV to provide RF front-end solutions for mobile devices

Jan 14, 11:13

Qualcomm and TDK have announced an agreement to form a joint venture to enable delivery of RF front-end (RFFE) modules and RF filters into fully integrated systems for mobile devices...

China Mobile procures Small Cell equipment

Jan 12, 21:31

Mobile telecom carrier China Mobile has procured 96,400 units of Small Cell equipment from 10 suppliers through an open bid, according to the company.

Digitimes Research: Intel sees weak mobile solution shipments in 2015

Jan 8, 16:25

Although Intel achieved a good market share in the tablet market in 2014 with an aggressive subsidy strategy, its overall shipments in 2015 only performed moderately instead of seeing...

Taiwan market: Samsung releases new smartphones, to launch VR devices and Samsung Pay

Jan 5, 15:24

To strengthen its mid-range smartphone competitiveness, Samsung Electronics has launched its new Galaxy A5 and A7 smartphones in the Taiwan market, aiming to recapture the top vendor...

Intel gives Xiaomi special deal on notebook processors

Dec 31, 13:03

To strengthen its partnership with China-based Xiaomi in the mobile device market, Intel has provided special deals to the China-based vendor. For every notebook processor Xiaomi...

Taiwan market: Visa, E.Sun Bank to cooperate to offer HCE mobile payment services

Dec 29, 15:48

Visa and E.Sun Bank are cooperating to offer smartphone-based HCE (host card emulation), a software architecture that provides virtual representations of various electronic identity...

China November mobile phone users reach 1.304 billion, says MIIT

Dec 24, 15:59

There were 1.304 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of November 2015, growing 0.15% on month and 1.77% on year, and 408.34 million (32.32%)...

Sony Mobile to reduce smartphone models for 2016

Dec 17, 10:25

Sony Mobile Communications is likely to reduce the number of new smartphones launched in 2016, and consequently the vendor may also dismiss its R&D unit in Taiwan, according to...

China market: China Mobile aims at 500 million TD-LTE users at end of 2016

Dec 15, 14:20

China Mobile has completed deployment of one million TD-LTE base stations around China and plans to add 300,000 in 2016, aiming to increase the number of TD-LTE subscribers to 500...

China October mobile phone user base grows to 1.302 billion, says MIIT

Dec 3, 15:42

There were 1.302 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of October 2015, growing 0.15% on month and 1.97% on year, and 418.93 million (32.18%)...

China market: FIH Mobile sets up electric car rental service company in Hangzhou

Newswatch - Dec 2, 21:54

FIH Mobile, a mobile device maker under the Foxconn Group, has invested CNY1.2 billion (US$187.57 million) to set up an electric car rental service company in Hangzhou, China, according...

Taiwan market: Gamania becomes 1st O2O mobile e-payment operator

Dec 1, 11:10

GASH Pay has become the first O2O (online to offline) mobile e-payment service operator in Taiwan after obtaining a license from the Financial Supervisory Commission, according to...

More China firms developing own ARM-based chips

Nov 26, 10:27

China-based ZTE has received a cash injection from the government enabling the company to accelerate the development of its own application processors, while Lenovo also intends to...

Sony Mobile, LG reportedly to develop smartphone application processors in-house

Nov 18, 11:00

Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics reportedly will follow the steps of Apple, Samsung Electronics and Huawei to develop smartphone-use application processors in-house,...

Global 3Q15 mobile DRAM sales rise 18%, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 16, 11:07

Mobile DRAM revenues amounted to about US$4.55 billion in the third quarter of 2015, up 18% from US$3.85 billion in the prior quarter, according to DRAMeXchange.

MediaTek, HLMC announce tape-out of 28nm mobile chips

Nov 16, 11:04

MediaTek and Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) have completed the tape-out of a 28nm mobile chip design, according to the China-based 12-inch foundry.

Spreadtrum ready to roll out 1Xnm mobile chips in 2016, says CEO

Nov 16, 10:21

China's Spreadtrum Communications is looking to boost its handset-chip shipments in 2015, and is set to roll out its next-generation chips built using 14/16nm FinFET technologies...

NCC rejects Global Mobile application to renew WiMAX license

Nov 11, 14:30

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on November 10 rejected an application by Global Mobile to renew its WiMAX license which will expire on December 10, 2015, according...

China mobile phone users reach 1.3 billion in September, says MIIT

Nov 10, 11:46

China had 1.3 billion mobile communication service subscribers as of the end of September 2015, growing 0.28% sequentially and 2.14% on year. Of the subscribers, 427.41 million (32.88%)...

Mobile DRAM prices to fall at slower pace in 4Q15, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 5, 11:51

Rollouts of new smartphone models will stimulate demand for mobile DRAM memory in the fourth quarter of 2015, with the chip prices falling at a slower pace, according to DRAMeXchan...

Acer to launch Liquid Z330 in Japan in cooperation with Rakuten Mobile

Oct 30, 10:49

Acer on October 29 announced that it will launch Liquid Z330 as a SIM-free 4G smartphone in the Japan market through Japan-based Rakuten Mobile's online retail channels and retail...

Digitimes Research: Third-party service providers dominate mobile payment service market in China

Oct 27, 15:51

Mobile payments outside financial institutions in China expanded to CNY8.24 trillion (US$1.299 trillion) in 2014 from the CNY1.19 trillion a year earlier, with third-party e-payment...

Richtek to focus on analog chips for mobile devices, wearables

Oct 26, 22:37

After becoming a unit of MediaTek, Richtek Technology will continue to expand its analog IC portfolio and move more aggressively to gain market share, according to sources familiar...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile unveils Xperia Z5 Premium

Oct 23, 10:51

Sony Mobile Communications on October 22 unveiled Xperia Z5 Premium smartphone for launch in the Taiwan market in early November at a recommended contract-free retail price of NT$25,900...

MediaTek to attract investment from China Mobile, says report

Stockwatch - Oct 23, 10:47

China Mobile will make an equity investment in MediaTek to form a strategic alliance with the Taiwan-based IC design house, according to a recent Economic Daily News (EDN)...

Digitimes Research: Android Pay to become a prevailing mobile payment tool

Oct 22, 14:47

Android Pay, announced at Google I/O 2015, will eventually beat Apple Pay to capture a majority share of the global mobile payment market, making "payment apps as a service"...

Digitimes Research: NFC-based transaction solutions become hot in mobile payment market

Oct 15, 11:43

Mobile payment users in the US accounted for 20% of those worldwide in 2014, and 15.8% of mobile payment transactions were conducted in the country. With Apple, Samsung Electronics...

NCC cancels approval of Global Mobile changes in infrastructure construction

Oct 5, 15:20

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on October 4 announced the cancellation of its approval of changes in infrastructure construction requested by WiMAX operator Global...

4G smartphone market takes off as telecoms drive mobile broadband development, says TrendForce

Oct 5, 11:43

There has been an explosive growth in the number of 4G network users worldwide in 2015. According to TrendForce, sales of global 4G-enabled smartphones will reach 450 million units...

VIA Telecom assets sold to Intel

Oct 2, 15:51

VIA Technologies has announced that its mobile phone chip subsidary VIA Telecom has sold part of its assets to Intel.

China August mobile phone users reach 1.296 billion, says MIIT

Sep 30, 11:50

There were 1.296 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of August 2015, growing 0.12% on month and 2.30% on year, according to China's Ministry...

Singapore PC market growth driven by mobile PCs in 1H15, says Gartner

Sep 29, 15:25

PC shipments in Singapore totaled 588,300 units in the first half of 2015, a 12% increase over the same period last year, according to Gartner.

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    Samsung eUFS solution for auto apps

    Samsung Electronics has introduced the industry's first embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for use in next-generation automotive applications. Consisting of 128GB and...

    Photo: Company, Oct 13.

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    Rose Pink Edition of Samsung Galaxy S8+

    Samsung Electronics has released its sixth color edition of the Galaxy S8+ 64GB model: Rose Pink. Starting June 30, the Rose Pink version of the smartphone will be available in select...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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    Asustek ZenFone AR smartphone

    Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone AR, a smartphone that represents an advance in mobile virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies. The vendor said it is the...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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    Samsung 14nm chips for wearables

    Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 727 mobile application processor (AP) designed specifically for wearable devices with 14nm FinFET process technology...

    Photo: Company, Oct 18.

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    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

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