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Taiwan market: Samsung launches new Galaxy J7 and J5 smartphones

May 26, 12:13

Samsung Electronics has launched its new mid-range smartphones, the Galaxy J7 (2016) and Galaxy J5 (2016) in the Taiwan market targeting the NT$5,000-10,000 (US$154-308) segment.

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales slow down in April

Newswatch - May 25, 22:40

Sales of handsets, mostly smartphones, in the Taiwan market totaled 650,000 units in April, decreasing 2.9% from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail chan...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan smartphone shipments set to decline in 2Q16

Newswatch - May 25, 15:53

Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based handset brands and ODMs are expected to reach 12.6 million units in the second quarter of 2016, down 9.7% sequentially and 42.9% on year,...

Foxconn receiving more short lead-time orders, performance to be even better in 3Q16, says chairman

May 25, 15:46

Foxconn Electronics has been receiving more short lead-time orders recently amid structural changes of global economy, and this has resulted in an increase in overtime hours at its...

China market: Oppo to ship 80 million smartphones in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - May 24, 10:52

China-based smartphone Oppo is expected to ship over 80 million smartphones in 2016, an increase of 60% from a year earlier, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News...

Chip suppliers cautious about unit production for upcoming iPhone

May 23, 22:37

Chip suppliers are looking to enter production starting mid-June for the upcoming new iPhone series slated for launch in September 2016, but are generally less optimistic on their...

Huawei to launch Daydream-based smartphones, HMDs

May 23, 15:52

Huawei plans to integrate its Kirin CPU products with Qualcomm's processors to roll out smartphones and head-mounted devices (HMD) supporting Google's Daydream VR (virtual reality)...

China market: Lenovo to use Samsung Exynos CPUs

May 23, 15:24

ZUK, a handset subsidiary of Lenovo, is to roll out a new smartphone powered by a Samsung Electronics Exynos 8890 processor, according to company CEO Chang Cheng.

FIH Mobile building handset production lines in Guizhou for Huawei

May 23, 14:04

FIH Mobile, an OEM handset arm of the Foxconn Group, is building new production lines in Guizhou, China in order to produce handsets for Huawei, according to Japan-based Nikkei...

Apple iPhone shipments fall 14% in 1Q16, says Gartner

May 20, 15:35

Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 349 million units in the first quarter of 2016, a 3.9% increase over the same period in 2015, according to Gartner. Samsung extended...

Compal Electronics to produce Project Tango smartphones for Lenovo, say sources

May 20, 14:05

Notebook and handset ODM Compal Electronics reportedly will undertake the production of a Google's Project Tango-based smartphone for Lenovo, according to industry sources.

Commentary: Foxconn moves one step further to become brand operator

May 20, 09:10

The move by the Foxconn Group to take up control of two global technology brands, Sharp and Nokia, in less than two months has raised concerns that the EMS/OEM giant will eventually...

Google announces Daydream VR platform; HTC, Asustek to join Daydream club

May 19, 14:48

Google has announced Daydream, a VR platform built on top of newly released Android N. Google said that Daydream-ready phones, as well as VR viewers and motion controllers will be...

Taiwan market: HTC ties up with Volkswagen to enter IoV market

Newswatch - May 19, 14:21

HTC has tied up with automaker Volkswagen to jointly develop in-car monitoring systems in a bid to penetrate into the fast growing Internet of Vehicles (IoV) market.

Competition in VR market among Taiwan brands heating up

May 19, 11:51

Both Asustek Computer and Acer will follow the step of smartphone vendor HTC to enter the virtual reality (VR) device market soon, heating up competition among local brands in the...

HTC US still taking orders for Vive, says company

May 19, 10:07

Consumers in the US are still able to order the HTC Vive via HTC's official website in the country, the vendor's senior global online communications manager Jeff Gordon has said in...

Microsoft to sell feature phone business

May 18, 21:34

Microsoft has announced it has reached an agreement to sell its entry-level feature phone assets to FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of the Foxconn Group, and HMD Global, Oy for US$350 mil...

India market: Lenovo beats other China vendors, takes third position in handset market in 2015, says report

May 18, 13:25

Lenovo shipped 10 million handsets in the India market in 2015, ranking the third-largest handset vendor in the market, according to a China-based sina.com report.

Xiaomi to unveil drones in late May, says CEO

May 18, 12:06

China-based Xiaomi Technology will unveil its drone products in late May, according to company CEO Lei Jun.

FIH Mobile suffers net losses for 1Q16

May 18, 11:03

Hong Kong-listed handset ODM FIH Mobile, a member of the Foxconn Group, has announced revenues of US$1.083 billion for the first quarter of 2016, dropping 46.22% on year.

Japan market: Asustek is top SIM-free smartphone vendor in FY2015, says paper

Newswatch - May 16, 15:20

Sales of SIM-free smartphones totaled 1.705 million units in Japan in fiscal 2015 (from April 2015 to March 2016) with Taiwan-based Asustek Computer being the top vendor in the segment...

Connectivity, AI, security technologies are keys for future development, says Huawei executive

May 13, 14:18

Full connectivity, AI (artificial intelligent) and security technologies will be the three key categories of technology for the future development in the next 25 years, according...

Asustek expects 2Q16 revenues to drop 9-14% sequentially

May 13, 11:22

Asustek Computer expects consolidated revenues of NT$95-100 billion (US$2.93-3.08 billion) for the second quarter of 2016, decreasing 9-14% on quarter, the company said at a May 11...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments in 1Q16 estimated at 44.89 million units

May 13, 10:53

There were an estimated 44.89 million tablets shipped globally during the first quarter of 2016, falling 31.3% on quarter and 12.1% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Upcoming exhibitions to promote IT innovations

May 12, 11:43

Six exhibitions are expected to come up in May and June, promoting the latest IT innovations including PC, smartphone, smart wearable device, robot and Internet of Things (IoT) app...

Asustek to unveil ZenFone 3 smartphones in June targeting mid-range segment, says CEO

May 12, 11:25

Asustek Computer plans to unveil its ZenFone 3 family products in June targeting the mid-range segment, according to company CEO Jerry Shen.

Chip orders from China smartphone vendors to boost MediaTek 2Q16 revenues

May 11, 21:15

Orders placed by China-based Oppo, Gionee and Vivo are set to boost revenues at smartphone-chip provider MediaTek in the second quarter of 2016, according to industry sources.

Asustek revenues drop in April

May 11, 15:04

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$26.07 billion (US$801.77 million) for April, dropping sharply by 42.4% on month and 12.7% on year. Combined consolidated...

Synnex April revenues up on year

May 11, 11:37

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$26.45 billion (US$816 million) for April, decreasing 8.4%...

China market: Xiaomi unveils large-size Mi Max smartphone

May 11, 11:34

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled its new Mi Max smartphone, which features a 6.44-inch Full HD 342ppi display, the biggest smartphone the vendor has ever launched. Along with the large-size...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments by Taiwan brands and ODMs decline in 1Q16

May 10, 11:31

Shipments of smartphones byTaiwan-based handset brands and ODMs totaled 13.95 million units in the first quarter of 2016, declining 22.2% on quarter and 20.5% on year, according to...

Arima Communications revenues more than double sequentially in April

Stockwatch - May 10, 11:29

Arima Communications has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.264 billion (US$69.9 million) for April, increasing 110.57% on month and 66.82% on year.

HTC suffers heavy losses for 1Q16

Newswatch - May 10, 11:28

HTC has reported net loss of NT$2.616 billion (US$80.59 million) for the first quarter of 2016, which were higher than market expectations and represented the company's fourth quarterly...

Digitimes Research: Over 104 million smartphones shipped in China market in 1Q16

May 9, 21:33

There were 104.7 million smartphones shipped in the China market during the first quarter of 2016, slipping 11.2% on quarter but growing 20.1% on year and accounting for 33.8% of...

China market: Smartphone shipments fall in 1Q16, says Strategy Analytics

May 9, 15:23

China's smartphone shipments declined 5% on year in the first quarter of 2016, according to Strategy Analytics.

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