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Digitimes Research: 124.2 million smartphones shipped in China market in 4Q16

Feb 6, 21:00

There were 124.2 million smartphones shipped in the China market in the fourth quarter of 2016, increasing 8.0% on quarter and 5.3% on year and accounting for 29.6% of the global...

Investment compass pointing south for Taiwan ODMs

Feb 6, 17:09

China has long been considered the cause and solution for all of Taiwan's economic and political problems, but with exports to China stagnating and Taiwan's government introducing...

Top-3 China smartphone vendors grab nearly half of domestic market in 2016, says IDC

Feb 6, 16:10

The smartphone market in China saw a 19% on-year growth and 17% quarterly growth in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to IDC. For the full year of 2016, the market grew by 9%...

Made in India coming soon for Apple iPhone production

Feb 3, 16:25

Multiple media reports are indicating that the Karnataka state in south western India is confirming that Apple iPhone production will take place at a manufacturing facility in Bang...

Global smartphone shipments up 6.9% in 4Q16 with Apple as top vendor, says IDC

Newswatch - Feb 3, 15:57

Global smartphone shipments reached 428.5 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, increasing 6.9% on year. For all of 2016, global smartphone shipments totaled 1.47 billion,...

HTC confirms departure of its top executive

Feb 3, 14:51

HTC has confirmed that its global executive vice president Jason Mackenzie has left the company. HTC said operations will not be affected by the departure of individual personnel...

Oppo raises shipment target for 1Q17, placing short lead-time orders

Feb 3, 12:25

Taiwan-based IC and handset component suppliers reportedly have landed short lead-time orders from China-based smartphone vendor Oppo after the company recently raised its smartphone...

LG to launch two Android Wear-based smartwatches, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 2, 14:54

LG Electronics is expected to soon launch two smartwatches, the LG Sport and LG Style, in cooperation Google. Both of the models will support Android Wear 2.0, according to a Chinese-language...

Apple Watch helps smartwatch shipments rebound in 4Q 2016, says Strategy Analytics

Feb 2, 13:59

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartwatch shipments grew 1% annually to hit a record 8.2 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016. Apple Watch...

Global smartphone shipments grow 3% to over 1.5 billion units in 2016, says Counterpoint

Newswatch - Feb 2, 13:36

Global smartphone shipments grew 3% on year to 1.512 billion units in 2016, with four out of five smartphones shipped being LTE enabled models, according to data released by Counte...

Apple sees record revenues in 1Q fiscal 2017

Newswatch - Feb 2, 13:33

Apple has announced that it posted all-time record quarterly revenues of US$78.4 billion and all-time record quarterly earnings per diluted share of US$$3.36 for its fiscal 2017 first...

Acer covering all bases with niche notebook offerings in 2017

Jan 26, 16:38

With the kickoff of the 2017 British Educational Training and Technology Show (BETT) in London, Acer announced multiple notebooks targeting the education market, adding to an already...

Taiwan market: Samsung set to recapture top smartphone vendor ranking in 2Q17

Jan 26, 12:13

Samsung Electronics is expected to recapture the number one title in Taiwan's smartphone market in the second quarter of 2017, powered by its high-performance mid-range models, according...

India market: China smartphone vendors account for 46% market share in 4Q16, says Counterpoint

Jan 26, 12:12

Smartphones shipped by China-based vendors accounted for 46% of smartphones sold in India in the fourth quarter of 2016, up from 14% a year earlier, according to data compiled by...

Compal ramping up smartwatch shipments to Fossil, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 25, 22:50

Compal Electronics is expected to double OEM smartwatch shipments to brand vendor Fossil to 1.2 million units in 2017, up from 500,000-600,000 units shipped in the previous year,...

Taiwan wearable product shipments to account for 42% of global shipments in 2018, says MIC

Newswatch - Jan 25, 22:43

The ratio of Taiwan's shipments of smart wearable devices, mainly smartwatches and bracelets, to global shipments will grow from 39% in 2016 to 42% in 2018 and further increase to...

Brand vendors to launch smartphones with AI applications to ramp up sales in 2017

Jan 24, 14:11

Smartphone vendors, including Apple, Samsung Electronics, Huawei, LG Electronics and Xiaomi Technology, are likely to introduce models featuring AI (artificial intelligence) applications...

Taiwan market: Seiko Epson launches Smart Canvas

Jan 24, 11:49

Seiko Epson has launched Smart Canvas smartwatch in the Taiwan market at NT$5,490 (US$173) for watch body alone plus NT$999 for a belt made of synthetic leather, according to Epson...

Seiko Epson Smart Canvas

Acer to be free of amortization cost for intangible assets beginning 2018, says CEO

Jan 20, 15:11

After recognizing an intangible asset impairment of NT$6.34 billion (US$199 million) at the end of 2016, Acer will see amortization of costs for intangible assets decrease by US$7...

Asustek to launch next generation ZenFone 4 smartphones in May, say sources

Jan 20, 10:52

Asustek Computer plans to launch its next-generation ZenFone 4-series smartphones in May and aims to ship over 20 million smartphone in 2017, according to sources from Taiwan's handset...

HTC to release new VR games, accessories to promote Vive

Jan 19, 15:41

HTC will release new VR games at the Taipei Game Show 2017 and plans to launch new accessories, including the HTC Vive Tracker and a wireless VR headphone, in the second quarter to...

Qualcomm, MediaTek to vie for handset solution orders from Foxconn

Jan 19, 10:30

Qualcomm and MediaTek are expected to compete fiercely for chipset solution orders from EMS supplier Foxconn Electronics which has turned itself into a handset vendor recently, according...

Plus One Marketing sells 4.0 million smartphones globally in fiscal year 2016, says Nikkei

Jan 18, 14:55

Plus One Marketing, a Japan-based vendor of inexpensive smartphones for sale under the own brand Freetel, estimates global sales of four million smartphones, consisting of one million...

Xiaomi to not announce smartphone shipments for 2016

Jan 18, 13:55

Xiaomi Technology has decided to not announce the sales figures for smartphones it shipped in 2016 as the company is under a transition period, according to a blog post on the Chinese-language...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile ramps up share of high-end Android smartphone segment

Newswatch - Jan 18, 11:45

Sony Mobile Communications saw its share in the over NT$15,000 (US$475) segment of the Android smartphone market in Taiwan increase to 35% in 2016 from 24% of a year earlier, according...

Asustek to ramp up smartphone shipments to 35-40 million units a year, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 16, 14:50

Asustek Computer aims to ramp up its smartphone shipments to 35-40 million units a year to account for 3% of the global shipments in the next three years, according to a Chinese-language...

Smartphone vendors likely to brace for component shortages in 2017

Jan 16, 11:38

The risk for the global handset industry to brace for a shortage in supplies of some key components, including displays, memory products and optical sensing devices, in 2017 is rising...

Compal aims to ramp up device shipments by 10% in 2017

Newswatch - Jan 16, 10:53

Compal Electronics aims to ramp up shipments of its device products by 10% to 87 million units in 2017, according to company president Ray Chen. Shipments of device products, including...

HTC eyes better sales for U series

Jan 13, 15:52

High Tech Computer (HTC) has announced two new high-end smartphones, the U Ultra and U Play in Taiwan, and Chialin Chang, HTC president of Global Sales has pointed out that the company...

Xiaomi aims to generate revenues of CNY100 billion in 2017, says CEO

Jan 13, 12:20

Xiaomi Technology aims to garner revenues of CNY100 billion (US$14.5 billion) in 2017 by focusing on five core segments: developing innovative technologies, enhancing retail networks,...

China market: Pre-orders for Nokia 6 surpass 100,000 in 4 days, says paper

Jan 13, 12:06

Pre-orders for the first Android-based Nokia smartphone, the Nokia 6, have reached over 100,000 after HMD Global's launch conference for the smartphone in China on January 11, according...

HTC unveils new flagship smartphone, HTC U Ultra

Jan 13, 11:12

HTC has unveiled its new flagship family smartphones for 2017, the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play, both featuring glass covers and AI (artificial intelligence) technology.

The HTC U Ultra

Taiwan market: Sales of mid-range smartphones to increase in 2017, says Samsung Taiwan executive

Jan 12, 14:15

The ratio of mid-range smartphones priced at NT$10,000-15,000 (US$313-470) to total smartphone sold in the Taiwan market is expected to grow to 15-16% in 2017, up from 11% at the...

Randy Lee, deputy general manager for mobile communications, Samsung Taiwan

Arima Communications revenues down on month in December

Stockwatch - Jan 10, 11:14

Handset ODM Arima Communications has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.67 billion (US$52.2 million) for December, dropping 20.63% on month but growing 33.03% on year.

Asustek sees better-than-expected 4Q16 revenue growth

Jan 9, 21:25

Asustek's fourth-quarter revenues reached NT$117.23 billion (US$3.66 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2016, up 9.1% from a quarter ago and better than the company's original expectation...

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