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Microsoft increases monthly Surface Pro shipments by 60% for 4Q15

Oct 19, 15:28

Microsoft has raised its Surface Pro 2-in-1s' monthly shipments to 500,000 units for the fourth quarter, up 60% from 300,000 units originally to prepare for the year-end holiday sales,...

Global smartphone shipments grow 9.1% sequentially in 3Q15, says TrendForce

Oct 15, 12:34

Global smartphone shipments grew 9.1% on quarter to 332 million units in the third quarter of 2015, powered by the launch of new models by vendors, including Samsung Electronics'...

HTC to unveil new mid-range smartphone

Newswatch - Oct 15, 10:26

HTC is expected to unveil its new mid-range smartphone, the HTC One A9, at online events to be held in New York, London and New Delhi on October 21. The A9 will come with a 5-inch...

India market: Foxconn to roll out smartphones for OnePlus, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 14, 12:01

Foxconn Electronics has tied up with China-based vendor OnePlus to promote smartphones in India and will produce two models, the OnePlus 2 and OnePlus One, locally for the vendor...

HTC launches 6 smartphones in Bangladesh, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 13, 23:00

HTC has teamed up with Bangladesh-based handset importer/distributor NXT9 to launch a total of six smartphones in Bangladesh, targeting mostly the entry-level to mid-range segment,...

Asustek, Acer September revenues up on month

Oct 12, 10:38

Asustek Computer posted consolidated revenues of NT$43.931 billion (US$1.335 billion) for September 2015, increasing 7.6% on month and 5.70% on year, while Acer had those of NT$29.445...

Taiwan market: iPhone 6s device distributor Data Express looks to strong sales

Oct 8, 16:04

Data Express, a Taiwan-based distributor for iPhone devices and other branded IT products, expects its sales to grow by a double-digit rate in the fourth quarter of 2015 as compared...

Data Express president Andy Tu

Microsoft Surface Book may bring more pressure to notebook vendors

Oct 8, 13:48

Microsoft has unveiled its latest Surface Pro 4 2-in-1 device and the Surface Book, also a 2-in-1 device, but featuring notebook-class performance. Some market watchers are concerned...

Microsoft Surface Book 2-in-1

Synnex Technology September revenues up on month, down on year

Oct 8, 11:02

Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International on October 7 reported consolidated revenues of NT$30 billion (US$912 million) for September,...

Taiwan market: HTC unveils mid-range Desire 728 dual-SIM

Oct 8, 09:57

HTC has unveiled its new mid-range smartphone, the HTC Desire 728 dual-SIM, in the Taiwan market, with availability to begin in the second half of October priced at NT$7,990 (US$24...

HTC Desire 728 Dual-SIM

HTC looks to a turnaround in 4Q15 with new models

Oct 7, 11:12

HTC is expected to see its sales gain momentum in the fourth quarter of 2015, powered by the release of a number of mid-range and high-end smartphones and its first virtual reality...

Digitimes Research: Difference between Apple Watch and Android Wear devices narrowed

Oct 5, 22:39

The difference between Apple Watch and Android Wear-based devices has been narrowed as the latest updates of the Apple Watch have only made some modifications on outer design but...

Nexus 6P to help ramp up Huawei smartphone shipments in 2015

Oct 5, 22:36

China-based handset vendor Huawei is expected to be able to reach its goal of shipping 100 million smartphones in 2015, buoyed by strong sales of its Huawei P8 and Honor 6 devices...

Taiwan market: Telcos announce contract-bundled pricing for iPhone 6s/6s Plus

Oct 5, 22:28

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced its contract-bundled pricing for the new iPhone series which will launch on October 9, with a free 16G iPhone 6s Plus bundled with a 30-month...

HTC September revenues up sequentially

Oct 5, 22:18

Smartphone vendor HTC on October 5 reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.105 billion (US$216 million) for September, growing 3.12% on month but slipping 57.50% on year, and sales...

Apple iPhone 6s/6s Plus sales in the first 3 days were 10-15% weaker than iPhone 6 series in Japan, say reports

Oct 5, 15:28

Apple's iPhone products have strong demand in Japan and accounted for 60% of the country's smartphone sales in 2014; however, despite iPhone 6s and 6s Plus' strong sales of 13 million...

Amazon new 7-inch tablets to benefit Taiwan, China supply chain makers

Oct 2, 15:12

Amazon has launched a new 7-inch tablet for sale at as low as US$49.99, a campaign which is likely to benefit supply chain makers in Taiwan and China, according to industry sources...

Japan market: HTC unveils 2 SIM-free smartphones

Oct 2, 11:08

HTC on October 1 unveiled two SIM-free smartphones, Desire Eye and Desire 626, for launch in the Japan market at retail prices of JPY50,000 (US$416) and JPY29,800 in mid-October,...

LG unveils smartphone LG V10

Oct 1, 16:36

LG Electronics has unveiled its new smartphone, the LG V10, which features dual displays, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 CPU, a 16-megapixel rear camera and a dual-lens 5-megapixel front-facing...

IC suppliers concerned about new iPhone orders

Oct 1, 16:28

Despite the record first-week sales for the newest iPhones, suppliers of related ICs have been concerned about the possibility of Apple downward adjusting its chip orders for the...

Digitimes Research: Startup UPQ, Sony, Kyocera highlights of Japan portable CE market in 3Q15

Oct 1, 15:59

Japan's portable consumer electronics market in the third quarter of 2015 was highlighted by the rise of innovative startup UPQ, Sony's introduction of H.ear headsets, and Kyocera's...

Taiwan market: iPhone 6s/6s Plus to hit local shelves on October 9

Oct 1, 15:50

The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available in the Taiwan market on October 9, and most telecom operators have begun taking pre-orders online or at retail outlets.

Upgraded components in iPhone 6S Plus costs Apple an extra US$16 per device, says IHS

Oct 1, 10:07

Upgraded components in the new iPhone 6S Plus cost US$16 more than the components in the earlier iPhone 6 Plus. The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 6S Plus equipped with 16GB...

Targeting niche markets: Q&A with ST Liu, president of Acer handset unit

Sep 30, 11:34

Notebook vendor Acer aims to ship at least five million smartphones in 2015 and plans to hike the shipments to 10 million units in 2016. But Acer will not spend a lot of money for...

ST Liu, president of Acer handset business

HTC unveils flagship smartphones

Sep 30, 11:14

HTC on September 29 unveiled two flagship smartphones, HTC One M9+ and Butterfly 3, in Japan, with the two models to be launched in the Taiwan market on October 5 at contract-free...

HTC North Asia president Jack Tong

iPhone 6s supply chain makers bracing for strong sales in 4Q15, say sources

Sep 29, 13:40

Taiwan-based makers in Apple's iPhone 6s device supply chain, including Foxconn Electronics, Pegatron Technology, Largan Precision and Catcher Technology, are set for strong performance...

Commentary: The implications of Google-Huawei tie-up for Nexus phones

Sep 29, 09:59

Google is rolling out two new Nexus phones: the Nexus 6P in cooperation with Huawei and the Nexus 5X with LG Electronics. While the market position of the Nexus phones has ebbed,...

Taiwan market: China smartphone vendor OnePlus withdraws from local market

Sep 25, 11:10

China-based smartphone vendor OnePlus has stopped marketing and delivery of its smartphones in the Taiwan market, saying the decision was made in consideration of its healthy growth...

Worldwide IT spending across vertical industries to decline 3.5% in 2015, says Gartner

Sep 24, 16:08

Worldwide IT spending across vertical industries is forecast to total US$2.69 trillion in 2015, a 3.5% decrease from 2014, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. Analysts said...

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 wins design-in projects

Sep 24, 10:10

A number of handset OEMs have expressed satisfaction with the performance of the newly released Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 and have mapped out design-in projects or product design plans...

China handset supply chain makers winning more orders from Xiaomi

Sep 24, 10:06

Makers in China's handset supply chain have geared up efforts to win component orders from Xiaomi Technology, affecting rival suppliers in Taiwan and Japan, according to industry...

Xiaomi fast expanding ecosystem raises concerns, say sources

Sep 24, 09:59

Xiaomi Technology has extended its product lines from mobile devices to include tablets, TVs, STBs, headsets, smart bracelets and financial products, a move which has raised concerns...

China white-box smartphone vendors lower prices to cope with increasing competition

Sep 23, 15:40

China-based white-box smartphone vendors, under increasing competition from vendors including Huawei Device, Lenovo, Xiaomi Technology and Coolpad as well as Samsung Electronics and...

China market: Xiaomi 4c smartphone launched

Sep 23, 12:18

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled a mid-range smartphone, Xiaomi 4c, for launch specifically in the China market on September 23.

Xiaomi 4c smartphone

Large-screen smartphones erode total personal computing unit growth, says IC Insights

Sep 21, 15:16

Five years ago, touchscreen tablets began pouring into the personal computing marketplace, stealing growth from standard personal computers and signaling the start of what has been...

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    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

    Apple has announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the latest iPhone models from the company. The new iPhones introduce 3D Touch, which senses force to access features and interact...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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    Asustek ZenFone Zoom smartphone

    Asustek Computer has unveiled its ZenFone Zoom smartphone. The ZenFone Zoom features a 13-megapixel front camera, supporting 3X optical zoom. The smartphone is equipped with Intel's...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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    Asustek ZenWatch 2 smartwatch

    Asustek Computer has unveiled two ZenWatch 2 smartwatches. The ZenWatch 2 smartwatches feature Android Wear and are able to pair with either Android- or iOS-based smartphones. Asustek...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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    Sony Xperia Z5 smartphone

    Sony has unveiled its next-generation Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, and Xperia Z5 Premium, and the vendor claims the last model as the world's first 4K smartphone. The Xperia Z5...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.