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Sony Mobile moves into sub-US$200 smartphone segment

Aug 23, 14:53

Sony Mobile Communications has teamed up with Taiwan-based handset ODMs Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), Arima Communications and Compal Communications to venture into the sub-US$200...

Coolpad to ship LTE smartphones to MetroPCS

Aug 23, 13:29

Smartphone vendor Coolpad will begin shipping its FDD-LTE-enabled Quattro 4G to US-based telecom service company MetroPCS, making it the third China-based smartphone vendor managing...

Nokia accounts for 59% of global Windows Phone market in July, says Localytics

Newswatch - Aug 22, 15:59

Nokia has cemented itself as the world's largest Windows Phone manufacturer, accounting for 59% of all Windows Phone devices seen in July, according to mobile application research...

HTC announces investment in Magnet Systems to strengthen mobile business applications

Aug 21, 16:08

HTC has announced that it will invest US$35.4 million (NT$1.063 billion) to take up a 17.1% stake in US-based software developer Magnet Systems. The investment aims to strengthen...

Shipments of current iPhones to grow 10-15% sequentially in 3Q12 despite pending release of new iPhone, say sources

Aug 21, 13:55

Shipments of current iPhone models, mainly iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, are expected to grow 10-15% sequentially in the third quarter of 2012 despite mounting market speculation indicating...

HTC lacks brand marketing, CEO says in memo to company

Aug 16, 01:30

HTC has been facing operating challenges. Company CEO Peter Chou indicated that problems such as lack of brand marketing, cross-department communication and execution have been causing...

Worldwide mobile phone sales decline 2.3% in 2Q12, says Gartner

Aug 16, 01:00

Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end users reached 419 million units in the second quarter of 2012, a 2.3% decline from the second quarter of 2011, according to Gartner. Smartphone...

Nokia, HTC to unveil Windows Phone 8 smartphones in September, say sources

Aug 13, 12:35

Nokia and HTC have been accelerating development of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones in a bid to halt their declining market shares by launching new models ahead of the release of...

Samsung takes 45% of smartphone market share in Europe, says study

Aug 8, 01:30

Samsung Electronics beat Europe-based brands such as Nokia and took 45% smartphone market share in Europe. This also pushed Android market share to 65%, according to studies.

HTC to launch 5-inch smartphone in September-October, say sources

Aug 6, 14:58

HTC will step into the large-size smartphone segment by launching a flagship model with a 5-inch display featuring a resolution of 1794 by 1080 pixels in September-October, according...

China market: Xiaomi looks to cooperate with other smartphone vendors, says CEO

Aug 1, 16:18

There is room for Xiaomi Technology stepping up its cooperation with Huawei Technologies and ZTE instead of engaging in competition, since Xiaomi's business model is different from...

Huawei to introduce 10.1-inch tablet PC in Russia and China

Aug 1, 01:30

Huawei Technologies aims to expand its tablet PC product line. The firm plans to introduce the MediaPad 10 FHD with a 10.1-inch IPS screen that has a resolution of 1900 by 1200. The...

Taiwan market: Sony may launch online music service by end of 2012

Jul 25, 13:53

Sony extended operations of Music Unlimited, its online streaming music service under Soy Entertainment Network, from the US and Europe to the Japan market earlier in July and is...

HTC adjusts workforce

Jul 25, 01:35

HTC has been adjusting human resources in its production, R&D, and sales teams. Industry sources believe corporate restructuring is necessary as HTC's sales have been declining...

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Spreadtrum strengthening cooperation with Samsung, threatening MediaTek market position

Jul 23, 14:52

China-based handset solution vendor Spreatrum Communications has stepped up its cooperation with Samsung Electronics and may double its shipments by the fourth quarter of 2012, threatening...

TalkBox supports Windows Phone, BlackBerry platforms

Jul 18, 15:41

TalkBox, smartphone-based instant voice messaging software developed by a Hong Kong-based company, has extended versions from iOS initially and Android then to supporting Window Phone...

Approximately 100 firms competing in China smartphone market

Jul 18, 01:30

China's smartphone market has been seen as a market with great potential for growth. Many firms from different industries have been eager to obtain market share. There are currently...

Taiwan market: Mobile advertising revenues estimated at NT$3.32 billion in 2012, says FIND

Jul 13, 10:42

Providers of mobile advertising services in the Taiwan market will generate total revenues estimated at NT$3.32 billion (US$111 million) in 2012, growing 36.9% from 2011, according...

Motorola Mobility yet to see benefit from Google acquisition, say sources

Jul 12, 12:10

Despite the completion of the acquisition by Google in May 2012, Motorola Mobility is unlikely to benefit significantly from the deal and may not make a turnaround until 2013 at the...

Multiscreen pay-TV operators shift to PCs, smartphones and tablets, says IHS

Jul 11, 11:50

In 2015, 49% - or nearly half of all devices obtaining TV services from 43 of the largest global pay-TV operators that have commenced deployment of multiscreen services - will be...

Jolla has little market room, say Taiwan makers

Jul 10, 01:20

Jolla, a new Finland-based company which was established by original key members of MeeGo R&D team at Nokia and is engaged in continued development of MeeGo and plans to offer...

Nokia, RIM and HTC to see smartphone shipments continue sliding in 2H12, say sources

Jul 9, 12:19

Nokia, RIM and HTC are expected to see their smartphone shipments, as well as market share, continue declining in the third and fourth quarters of 2012 due to a lag in migration to...

Competition of quad-core smartphones to heat up in 4Q12, say sources

Jul 5, 12:43

Competition for quad-core smartphones will heat up in the fourth quarter of 2012, triggering by the roll-out of much speculated new iPhone and models built based on Qualcomm's quad-core...

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...

Firefox OS will struggle to compete with Android, iOS, say Taiwan makers

Jul 4, 15:19

While Mozilla Foundation will launch Firefox OS, a mobile operating system based on open Web standards and has won adoption by China-based vendors ZTE and TCL Communication Technology...

China market: HTC, Sony Mobile launch dual-SIM smartphones

Jul 4, 01:20

HTC and Sony Mobile Communications have both enhanced their strengths in the dual-SIM smartphone segment in China with the launch of the HTC Desire VC and Xperia Tipo Dual, respectively,...

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...

Commentary: Google hardware thrust to marginalize brand vendors

Jul 3, 15:04

The launch of Nexus 7, Nexus Q and Google Glass shows the growing ambition of Google to create its own hardware devices. Google's latest move, either for establishing new benchmarks...

Taiwan market: CHT Hami Apps to reach 6,000 applications at end of 2012

Jul 3, 01:45

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), the largest mobile telecom carrier in Taiwan, has continued expanding Hami Apps, its self-operated online store for mobile applications, and expects the number...

China market: China Mobile begins trial operation of OTT service

Jun 28, 11:29

Mobile carrier China Mobile has started trial operation of OTT (over the top) service in a number of provinces in China through cooperation with several OTT licensees including China...

WP7.5 to be maintained following launch of WP8

Jun 22, 15:06

Microsoft is expected to maintain Windows Phone 7.5 for use in smartphones after the launch of Windows Phone 8 in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to Taiwan-based handset supply...

Microsoft to push Windows Phone 8 smartphone launch to 4Q12

Jun 22, 01:35

Microsoft will push the launch of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones to the fourth quarter of 2012 with Nokia, HTC, Samsung Electronics and Huawei Device being in the first wave of...

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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 market: TWM aims at 300,000 users of myMusic at end of 2012

Jun 12, 10:00

Taiwan-based mobile telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile (TWM) aims to increase the number of subscribers to myMusic, its peer-to-peer online streaming music service at a fixed monthly charge...

China market: Shanda launches own-brand smartphone

Jun 12, 01:10

Shanda Group, a large China-based provider of online gaming service and electronic book content, has launched an own-brand Bambook smartphone for sale in the China market at a retail...

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    Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone

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

    Photo: Company, May 4.

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    ZTE Mimosa X smartphone with Tegra 2 processor

    Nvidia and ZTE have announced the ZTE Mimosa X, a smartphone powered both by the Nvidia Tegra application processor and its Icera modem, which came to Nvidia through its Icera acquisition...

    Photo: Company, Mar 6.

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    HTC One

    HTC has unveiled its new HTC One series of smartphones running the Google Android 4.0 (ICS). The HTC One X is equipped with the new Nvidia Tegra 3 processor. It includes a 1.5GHz...

    Photo: Company, Mar 2.

  • SanDisk+iNAND+Ultra

    SanDisk iNAND Ultra

    SanDisk has announced that the iNAND Ultra line of products will be the first of its embedded flash memory products to move to 19nm manufacturing technology. Shrinking the size of...

    Photo: Company, Jan 13.

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    Spreadtrum SC6820 baseband chip

    Spreadtrum Communications has introduced a 1GHz Android smartphone platform for TD-SCDMA (SC8810) and EDGE/WiFi (SC6820) and announced that both products are now sampling with customers...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

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