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India smartphone shipments fall for the first time, says Canalys

Jul 27, 15:22

India's smartphone market contracted for the first time in its history, as shipments to the country fell 4% on year to just under 27 million units in the second quarter of 2017. Samsung...

Taiwan market: Motorola launches Moto Z2 Play

Jul 26, 15:30

Motorola (Lenovo) has unveiled its mid-tier Moto Z2 Play smartphone in the Taiwan market, with the availability to begin in mid-August, priced at NT$14,900 (US$491) unlocked.

Motorola launches Moto Z2 Play

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales rebound in June

Jul 26, 12:29

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market staged a rebound in June, with shipment volume reaching 630,000 units, an increase of 4.3% from the previous month and 3.28% from a year...

Quanta to see rising incomes from notebooks, servers and wearables in 2H17, says paper

Jul 25, 15:13

Quanta Computer is expected to enjoy a strong second-half 2017 thanks to rising demand for notebooks, growing server sales and the release of the next-generation Apple Watch, according...

PC shipments may be undermined by component shortages in 2H17

Jul 25, 09:12

With first-tier vendors including Samsung Electronics, Apple and LG Electronics expected to unveil new smartphones in the second half of 2017, upstream component shortages are expected...

Demand for components from the smartphone sector is expected to reduce supply to the PC sector

Samsung to hold new product event on August 23

Jul 24, 16:13

Samsung Electronics has sent out invitations for what it calls a "Galaxy Unpacked" product event to be held on August 23, 2017 in New York. It is widely believed that Samsung will...

samsung invitation

Full-screen smartphone shipments to surge in 2018, says Counterpoint Research

Jul 21, 16:28

Shipments of bezel-free or alternative aspect ratio smartphones will exceed 120 million units in 2017, and will more than triple in 2018, according to Counterpoint Research.

Taiwan market: FET launches position tracking service

Jul 21, 16:25

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has launched a position tracking service, dubbed BoBee, targeting the elderly, dementia and children groups as well as the pet market.

Commentary: Implications of Samsung 5G networks

Jul 21, 15:24

Samsung Electronics has accelerated the deployments of its 5G networks and will be ready to commence trial operations of the networks during Winter Olympic 2018, and to demonstrate...

Demand for 3-axis stabilizers spurred by live webcast spree

Jul 21, 14:04

The increasing popularity of live streaming services on social networking sites and online video platforms has prompted mobile phone vendors to keep upgrading the photographing performance...

Four Taiwan firms file countersuit against Qualcomm

Jul 21, 11:56

Four Taiwan-based hardware production partners of Apple, namely Foxconn Electronics, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Pegatron, have jointly filed a countersuit against Qualcomm in...

Wearable players seeking measures as sales remain weak

Jul 20, 22:52

Wearable players originally had high expectations about emerging IT applications, but several have started changing their strategies as most are seeing weak sales from the product...

Wearable sales not as strong as expected

Samsung Display to ship rigid OLED panels to Xiaomi, says report

Jul 20, 13:44

Samsung Display will start supplying Xiaomi Technology with 6-inch QHD OLED (rigid type) panels in December 2017 for the production of Xiaomi's next-generation flagship smartphones,...

Upcoming Meizu Pro 7 series reportedly to utilize MediaTek chips

Jul 19, 21:24

Meizu is scheduled to introduce its new Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus smartphone series on July 26. The Pro 7 model is expected to feature MediaTek's 16nm Helio P25 SoC chip while the Pro...

Taiwan market: China smartphone brands expand presence

Jul 19, 15:55

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo, Xiaomi Technology and Huawei are ramping up its presence in Taiwan's smartphone market and at the same time they continue to rake up sales in the...

Oppo R11

Two-thirds of iPhones sold in past 10 years still in use, says Newzoo

Jul 19, 13:41

Almost two-thirds of the iPhone devices that Apple has sold in the past 10 years are still in use today, according to Newzoo.

China market: Smartphone brands show polarized sales performances

Jul 18, 16:22

China and Taiwan smartphone vendors are showing polarized sales performances in China market, with smaller vendors such as LeEco and Asustek Computer gradually losing ground and leading...

Oppo's latest star model R11 is expected to score a new sales record of over 20 million units.

Xiaomi aims to ship 100 million smartphones in 2018

Jul 18, 15:55

Xiaomi Technology has returned to a growth track and aims to ship over 100 million smartphones in 2018, according to company founder and CEO Lei Jun.

Xiaomi playing a comeback

Local Indonesia smartphone brands battling increased competition, says IDC

Jul 18, 15:37

According to the latest IDC Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone shipments in Indonesia recorded 7.3 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 13% on-year growth. However,...

HTC upgrades U11 to support Alexa voice service

Jul 17, 21:29

HTC has tied up with Amazon and optimized its latest flagship smartphone the HTC U11 to support Alexa voice service, making the model the world's first Alexa-enabled smartphone, according...

htc U11

Worldwide IT spending to grow 2.4% in 2017, says Gartner

Jul 17, 15:46

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$3.5 trillion in 2017, a 2.4% increase from 2016, according to Gartner. This growth rate is up from the previous quarter's forecast of...

Production of OLED-version iPhone delayed, says paper

Jul 17, 14:06

Production of the OLED-version next-generation iPhone will be delayed to November-December, shipping only in small volumes initially, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Samsung to announce launch date for Galaxy Note 8 in August

Jul 17, 09:01

Samsung Electronics will launch its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone soon and will announce the official timetable for the planned launch at the end of August, according to Dongjin Koh, president...

Taiwan market: OTT device players expected to acquire viewers from CHT

Jul 14, 14:57

With Chunghwa Telecom's (CHT) multimedia content offered via its MOD services shrinking significantly due to disputes with content providers, several over-the-top (OTT) device players...

Taiwan market: Vivo to enter local smartphone market in 4Q17

Jul 14, 11:46

China-based smartphone vendor Vivo reportedly will enter Taiwan's smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2017, a move which will push it to take on not only fellow China-based...

Vivo to expand its markets to include Taiwan soon

TSMC expects to see 10nm account for 10% of 2017 revenues

Jul 14, 00:26

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects sales generated from 10nm process technology to account for 10% of its overall revenues for 2017.

TSMC 10nm chip shipments to boom starting 3Q17

Samsung likely to roll out Galaxy Note 8 in September, say sources

Jul 13, 15:59

Samsung Electronics is likely to launch its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone in September 2017 at the earliest, to make up the product gap left by its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 7, according...

Affinity to Samsung Galaxy Note is high

Asustek ZenFone 4 to start shipping in August

Jul 12, 13:55

Asustek Computer is expected to kick off shipments of its ZenFone 4 series smartphones in August, four months behind its original schedule set in April, according to industry sourc...

Asustek CEO Jerry Shen

Synnex sees increased June revenues

Jul 12, 11:17

IT and consumer electronics distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$31.673 billion (US$1.05 billion) for June, growing 22.23% on month...

China smartphone vendors ramping a-Si LCD panel orders

Jul 12, 10:52

Demand for smartphone-use a-Si TFT LCD panels has bounced recently, notably from China-based smartphone vendors, including Vivo and Xiaomi Technology, according to Taiwan-based supply...

China smartphone vendors ramping a-Si LCD panels

HTC ties up with Volkswagen to develop VR applications

Jul 10, 15:26

HTC has teamed up with Volkswagen to develop VR (virtual reality) solutions and applications for internal production and logistics operations of the German-based automaker, according...

HTC ties up with Volkswagen

Xiaomi makes a comeback in smartphone market, says report

Jul 10, 09:35

Xiaomi Technology has made a comeback in the smartphone market, seeing its smartphone shipments increase 70% sequentially to 23.16 million units in the second quarter of 2017, according...

Qualcomm seeks to ban iPhone imports to US

Jul 7, 14:20

Qualcomm has announced that it is filing a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging that Apple has engaged in the unlawful importation and sale...

HTC June revenues rise on brisk sales of U11 smartphones

Jul 7, 11:20

Brisk sales of the HTC U11 series smartphones buoyed revenues at HTC in June, which climbed to the highest for 2017 at NT$6.89 billion (US$225.2 million). The monthly figures represented...

HTC U11

Taiwan IC design houses seeing orders ramp-up from China smartphone sector

Jul 7, 10:49

A ramp-up of orders from China's smartphone sector will buoy revenues at Taiwan-based IC design houses, particularly those specializing in LCD driver ICs, wireless charging solutions...

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    Asustek has announced the availability of the ZenFone AR smartphones in the US market. The ZenFone AR supports both Tango AR and Daydream VR technologies developed by Google. In...

    Photo: Company, Aug 7.

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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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    Apple Taipei 101 store

    Apple has opened its first retail store in Taiwan at Taipei 101. Unveiled on July 1 at Taiwan's tallest building, the store features Apple's latest store design. The Forum, centered...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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    HTC U11

    The HTC U11 comes with Edge Sense pressure-sensitive technology that allows users to kick off a number of applications by squeezing the edges of the smartphone body. The U11 features...

    Photo: HTC, May 17.

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    Huawei nova lite

    Huawei calls its nova lite a fashion smartphone. It features a 5.2-inch Full HD display based on 2.5D curved glass, HiSilicon Kirin 655 8-core CPU, 12-megapixel rear camera with a...

    Photo: Company, Apr 18.

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2017

    Digitimes Research estimates that revenues from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors reached NT$555.8 billion in 2016 and the amount is estimated to grow 5.9% on year in 2017.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.