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Smartphone shipments to grow at single-digit rates through 2020, says IC Insights

Nov 15, 15:35

Total smartphone shipments are forecast to grow by 4% in 2016 to 1.49 billion units after jumping by 13% to 1.43 billion in 2015, according to IC Insights. Moreover, smartphone shipments...

Demand for AMOLED panels from China smartphone vendors rising

Nov 15, 14:34

Supply of AMOLED panels for smartphone applications could be short of demand in 2017 due to increasing purchases from China-based smartphone vendors, according to sources from the...

HTC announces wireless upgrade kit for HTC Vive

Nov 15, 14:32

HTC has announced a tetherless virtual reality (VR) upgrade kit for the HTC Vive. The wireless kit, developed and produced by TPCAST, a HTC's Vive X Accelerator-invested company,...

The HTC Vive VR device

Taiwan IC design houses to benefit from strong smartphone shipments by Oppo, Vivo

Nov 14, 14:47

Taiwan-based IC design houses, including MediaTek, FocalTech Systems and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT), are to see their shipments gain a boost in 2017 due to increasing orders...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments by Taiwan makers lower than expected in 3Q16

Nov 14, 10:28

Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs declined 35% on year to 12.36 million units in the third quarter of 2016, according to data compiled by Digitimes...

Acer strengthens ties with Tobii to develop VR devices with eye-tracking technology

Nov 14, 10:06

Acer is expanding its cooperation with Sweden-based eye tracking solution developer Tobii Technology to develop head-mounted display (HMD) VR devices featuring eye tracking technology,...

Asustek reports strong earnings for 3Q16

Nov 14, 09:55

Asustek Computer has reported net profits of NT$5.979 billion (US$187.75 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 45% on quarter and 42% on year. The earnings translated into an...

Asustek CEO Jerry Shen

Asustek to unveil Google Tango-enabled smartphone at CES 2017

Nov 14, 09:48

Asustek Computer will unveil its first AR-enabled smartphone, the ZenFone AR, during the forthcoming CES 2017. The smartphone will support Google Tango, according to company CEO Jerry...

Asustek October revenues decline

Nov 10, 10:46

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$38.3 billion (US$1.22 billion) for October, down 14.2% on month and 7.5% on year. Combined consolidated revenues for the...

Qualcomm strikes deal for cooperation with Taiwan MOEA

Nov 8, 15:30

Qualcomm and Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) have signed a MoU on cooperation in the wireless communications sector including joint development of IoT, 4G and 5G networks,...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches 5s Plus, Mi Box

Nov 8, 15:18

Xiaomi Technology has launched its new flagship smartphone, the Mi 5s Plus, as well as the Mi Box, in the Taiwan market with availability to begin on November 10.

Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus

HTC reports decreased sales for October

Nov 7, 10:56

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.17 billion (US$259.64 million) of October, decreasing 12.43% on month and 8.66% on year. For the first 10 months of 2016, revenues totaled...

Lenovo nets US$157 million in 3Q16

Nov 4, 11:54

Lenovo has reported third-quarter 2016 (its fiscal second-quarter 2016) consolidated revenues of US$11.231 billion, gross margin 14.31%, net operating profit US$215 million and net...

Oppo tops China smartphone market for first time, says IDC

Nov 3, 16:18

The China smartphone market grew 5.8% from a year earlier and 3.6% sequentially in the third quarter of 2016, with Oppo and Vivo overtaking Huawei for the first time in the market,...

Android phones account for 88% of global smartphone shipment in 3Q16, says Strategy Analytics

Newswatch - Nov 3, 16:05

Global smartphone shipments reached 375 million units in the third quarter of 2016, with Android operating system capturing a record 88% global market share, according to the latest...

China market: Oppo to contend with Huawei for top smartphone vendor title in 2017

Nov 3, 15:36

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo will continue to contend with rival company Huawei for the number one position in China's smartphone market in 2017 as it has seen its sales momentum...

Sony Mobile lowers smartphone shipment target for fiscal 2016

Nov 2, 14:08

Sony Mobile Communications has lowered the target of its smartphone shipments for fiscal 2016, which ends March 2017, to 17 million units from the previous forecast of 19 million...

Royal Academy of Arts, HTC to jointly present 3D printed virtual reality art

Newswatch - Nov 2, 12:15

The Royal Academy of Arts of the UK and HTC have jointly announced that they will present the first ever 3D printed artworks in virtual reality in a display Virtually Real at the...

China market: HTC to take pre-orders for HTC Desire 10 Pro on November 4

Newswatch - Nov 2, 12:02

HTC will begin to take pre-orders for its newly released HTC Desire 10 Pro in the China market on November 4. The vendor will also offer the Desire 10 Pro at CNY1,999 compared its...

India market: Xiaomi and Lenovo smartphone shipments climb, says Canalys

Nov 2, 11:52

India's smartphone market grew by over 20% on year in the third quarter of 2016 with shipments breaking the 30 million mark, according to Canalys. Samsung's shipments grew in line...

Samsung Austin Semiconductor announces more than US$1 billion investment

Nov 2, 11:49

Samsung Austin Semiconductor has announced plans to invest more than US$1 billion by the first half of 2017 to enhance its current system LSI production and meet growing demand for...

Taiwan market: Oppo launches mid-range A39 smartphone

Nov 1, 11:45

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo has introduced a mid-range smartphone, the A39, into the Taiwan market, priced at NT$7,490 (US$237) unlocked.

Oppo selfie phone A39

Google Pixel XL manufacturing cost in line with rival smartphones, IHS finds

Oct 28, 11:17

The cost to manufacture the Google Pixel phone closely matches that of its intended rivals, especially since Google's new offering figures to target the same class of high-end users...

Decreasing sales of iPhone, iPad, iMac products cause to first annual decline for Apple

Oct 27, 15:07

A decline in sales of iPhone, iPad and iMac products has resulted in the first decline in annual revenues for Apple in 16 years in fiscal 2016. Apple saw its revenues drop to US$217...

China market: Xiaomi unveils 2 flagship smartphones

Oct 27, 12:01

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled two flagship smartphones, the Mi Note 2 and Mi MIX, looking to rekindle its sagging smartphone business. Both models are to be available in early Nov...

The Mi MIX (left) and Mi Note 2

Global smartwatch shipments decline 51.6% on year in 3Q16, says IDC

Newswatch - Oct 26, 14:59

The worldwide smartwatch market experienced a round of growing pains in the third quarter of 2016 during which total shipments declined 51.6% on year to 2.7 million units, according...

Navigation device maker PaPaGo reports losses for January-September

Newswatch - Oct 26, 11:47

Taiwan-based own-brand navigation device maker PaPaGo has reported a net loss of NT$67.71 million (US$2.137 million) on revenues of NT$538.54 million for the first three quarters...

Apple announces fiscal 4Q16 results

Newswatch - Oct 26, 11:20

Apple has announced quarterly revenues of US$46.9 billion and net income of US$9 billion, or US$1.67 per diluted share, for its fiscal fourth-quarter ended September 24, 2016. These...

HTC losses narrow for 3Q16

Oct 26, 11:16

HTC managed to narrow its net losses to NT$1.8 billion (US$57.1 million) in the third quarter of 2016, down from NT$3.1 billion recorded a quarter earlier. EPS for the third quarter...

AMD reports 3Q16 results

Oct 25, 15:40

​AMD has announced revenues for the third quarter of 2016 of US$1,307 million, operating losses of US$293 million, and a net loss of US$406 million, or US$0.50 per share. Non-GAAP1...

Foxconn to expand its operations in India in 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 24, 20:57

Foxconn Electronics plans to expand significantly its operations in India in 2017, with projects including building a new production for production of iPhone devices, restoring a...

Samsung rolls out 8GB LPDDR4 DRAM package

Oct 24, 11:15

Samsung Electronics has introduced an 8GB LPDDR4 mobile DRAM package designed for Ultra HD, large-screen devices. The 8GB mobile DRAM package utilizes four of 16Gb LPDDR4 memory chips...

Taiwan market: iPhone 7 tops market share in September, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 24, 10:57

There were 684,000 smartphones sold in the Taiwan market in September, increasing 3.1% on month, and iPhones had the largest market share at 29% in sales volume and 61.6% in sales...

Leadtek pushing into medical market

Oct 21, 14:16

Taiwan-based professional graphics card vendor Leadtek Research has been aggressively pushing into the medical electronics market during the past few years and has recently sent its...

Leadtek medical device

China smartphone vendors to buy more panels and other parts from local suppliers in 2017

Oct 21, 14:12

China-based smartphone vendors are expected to purchase more parts and components such as LCD panels from local suppliers for their smartphone production in 2017 amid their growing...

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    Asustek ZenWatch 3 smartwatch

    Asustek Computer unveiled its latest products at a pre-show conference before IFA 2016 including its ZenWatch 3 smartwatch, new 2-in-1 devices and gaming notebooks. The ZenWatch...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

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    Xplova X5 smartwatch

    Acer's smartwatch subsidiary Xplova has launched a smartwatch for live streaming users' bicycle activities. The device is expected to further expand to support other activities such...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

  • Apple+Watch+Series+2+smartwatches

    Apple Watch Series 2 smartwatches

    Apple has introduced the Apple Watch Series 2, with fitness and health capabilities including a water resistance 50 meter rating for swimming, and built-in GPS so users can now run...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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    Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

    Apple has introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The iPhone 7 series, the first water and dust resistant iPhone, will be available in more than 25 countries beginning September...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

  • Samsung+14nm+Exynos+chips

    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.

China smartphone touch-panel industry 2016 forecast
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