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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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China market: HMD Global launches Nokia 6

Jan 9, 16:05

HMD Global has launched its first smartphone, the Nokia 6, in the China market. The Nokia 6 will be available through JD.com in early 2017 at CNY1,699 (US$245).

The Nokia 6

Huawei ships 139 million smartphones in 2016

Jan 9, 10:07

Huawei shipped a total of 139 million smartphones in 2016, an increase of 29% from a year earlier, according to the company.

HTC 2016 revenues hit 11-year low

Jan 9, 10:00

HTC saw its revenues dip 16.4% on month and 1.7% on year to a five-month low of NT$6.41 billion (US$199.96 million) in December 2016.

CES 2017: New Asustek smartphones still feature 14nm Qualcomm chips

Jan 6, 10:48

Asustek at the ongoing CES trade show in Las Vegas has introduced two new smartphones, the ZenFone AR and ZenFone 3 Zoom, both featuring Qualcomm's 14nm Snapdragon chips instead of...

New ZenFone AR features Qualcomm Snapdragon 821

Smartphone vendors to showcase new products at CES 2017

Jan 5, 11:34

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 will be hosted from January 5-8 in Las Vegas, the US, and firms including Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Xiaomi and Huawei are expected...

Oppo, Vivo both target to ship over 150 million smartphones in 2017

Jan 4, 14:26

China-based smartphone vendors Oppo and Vivo aim to ship over 150 million smartphones, in 2017, a target which some industry sources in Taiwan and China see as questionable.

Wistron expanding ODM handset production capacity in India, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 4, 11:41

Wistron is expanding ODM handset production capacity at its existing plant in the suburb of New Delhi from the current 600,000-700,00 units to two million a month, and it is also...

FIH Mobile appoints acting chairman

Jan 3, 15:07

Vincent Tong, chairman and executive director of FIH Mobile, a handset arm of the Foxconn Group, has resigned from the positions of chairman and director he held in the handset company...

Quanta to make next-generation Apple Watch, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 3, 13:58

Apple is expected to unveil its next-generation Apple Watch in the third quarter and the wearable device will be manufactured by Quanta Computer and features better performance and...

China market: Component order visibility weak from some smartphone vendors for 1Q17

Dec 30, 11:59

The visibility of component orders from some China-based smartphone vendors, notably Huawei, Xiaomi Technology and LeEco, for the first quarter of 2017 has become weak recently, according...

Samsung Display to supply AMOLED panels for new iPhone in 2017, say Taiwan makers

Dec 29, 13:43

Samsung Display will become the exclusive supplier of AMOLED panels for use in Apple's new iPhone devices to be launched in 2017 and can supply 20 million units in maximum a month,...

Wistron reportedly lands next-generation iPhone orders from Apple

Newswatch - Dec 29, 13:36

Taiwan-based ODM Wistron reportedly has landed next-generation iPhone orders from Apple, making it the third manufacturer of iPhone devices, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

If Apple shifts production to US, most China supply chain makers will not follow, says report

Dec 28, 14:58

If Apple shifts production from China to the US in response to US President-elect Donald Trump's calls for manufacturing in the US, most of its China-based supply chain makers will...

China market: Smartphone users to be allowed to uninstall preloaded apps, says report

Dec 27, 15:08

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has published a set of preliminary regulations which demand smartphones sold in China beginning in July 1, 2017 come...

HMD Global developing 4 Nokia-branded smartphones for launch in 2Q-3Q17, say sources

Dec 27, 14:23

Finland-based HMD Global is expected to announce its first Nokia-branded smartphones in February 2017 at Mobile World Congress (MWC), and has been cooperating with supply chain makers...

Asustek, Gigabyte restructing poorly performing businesses

Dec 27, 14:10

As the mobile device market is no long seeing strong growth, Asustek Computer has been reorganizing its loss-making tablet business since the first half of 2016, while Gigabyte Technology...

Apple seeks help from Foxconn for Southeast Asia expansion, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 26, 14:45

Apple has been aggressively looking to expand into the Southeast Asia market recently and has reportedly partnered with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) for related...

Asustek, HTC, Acer to fall short of their smartphone shipment targets for 2016

Dec 26, 12:08

The three-leading Taiwan-based smartphone vendors, Asustek Computer, HTC and Acer, all will see their smartphone shipments fall short of their respective targets set for 2016, according...

China top-3 vendors to ship over 500 million smartphones in 2017

Dec 26, 11:16

The top-three China-based smartphone vendors, Huawei, Oppo and Vivo, are expected to ship a combined over 500 million smartphones, or one-third of global smartphones shipments, in...

Foxconn appoints CMO, says report

Newswatch - Dec 26, 10:37

Foxconn Electronics has named Freddie Yuan as the first person to hold the title of chief marketing officer (CMO) for the company, with the appointment becoming effective in December,...

HTC sends out invitations for product event on January 12

Newswatch - Dec 21, 22:56

HTC has sent out invitations for a product event to be held on January 12, 2017. New products to be presented at the event may include smartphones, VR devices or other types of wearable...

Huami to ship over 16 million wearable devices in 2016, says report

Dec 21, 15:47

Huami, a subsidiary of Xiaomi Technology, has shipped over 16 million wearable devices, including Xiaomi Mi Band, so far in 2016 with shipment value reaching CNY1.5 billion (US$215.83...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to reach 8-8.5 million units in 2017

Dec 21, 11:28

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market in 2017 are expected to be flat on year, totaling about at 8-8.5 million units, according to sources from local retail channels.

Acer recognizes intangible asset impairment of NT$6.34 billion

Dec 21, 11:24

Acer on December 20 announced the recognition of intangible asset impairment of NT$6.34 billion (US$199 million), equivalent to net loss per share NT$2.06, for 2016 in accordance...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile, Samsung to launch mobile e-payment services

Dec 20, 12:17

Mobile electronic payment (e-payment) services will gain a boost in the Taiwan market in 2017 as Sony Mobile Communications and Samsung Electronics will launch related services soon,...

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  • Taiwan January unemployment rate down, says DGBAS

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  • WPG expects sales to recover starting 2Q17

    Bits + chips | Feb 23, 22:26

  • VIS expects to post up to 5% revenue decrease in 1Q17

    Bits + chips | Feb 23, 22:24

  • UMC enters mass production for 14nm chips

    Bits + chips | Feb 23, 22:23

  • Advantech nets NT$8.96 per share for 2016

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 22:11

  • Digitimes Research: Japan aims at 20% of cars to be self-driving in 2030

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 22:10

  • Acer provides smart health platform to Changhua Christian Hospital

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 22:08

  • SSD and eMMC prices to rise 15% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchange

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 22:07

  • Oppo, Vivo will struggle to succeed in overseas markets

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 22:06

  • Danen Technology suffers net loss per share of NT$2.10 for 2016

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 22:04

  • CyberLink nets NT$3.15 per share for 2016

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 22:03

  • SunPower to set up PV module joint-venture in China, say reports

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 22:03

  • Fraunhofer ISE reaches 21.9% efficiency for N-type polycrystalline solar cells

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 22:02

  • AMOLED penetration of smartphones estimated at over 27% in 2017

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 21:59

  • Arcadyan Technology posts 2016 net EPS of NT$7.19

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 21:58

  • Silitech Technology suffers net loss per share of NT$0.61 for 2016

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 21:57

  • Kaimei Electronic fails in bid for stake in Ta-I

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 21:57

  • Giantplus Technology to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$0.20

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 21:56

  • TPK Holding to not deal out dividend for 2016

    Before Going to Press | Feb 23, 21:56

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    Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone 3 Zoom, an ultra-thin 5.5-inch smartphone with a 5000mAh battery and a dual-camera system. The ZenFone 3 Zoom features dual-camera system consists...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

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    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.

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