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Lenovo may become second largest Android smartphone vendor, say Taiwan makers

Mar 12, 20:03

While Samsung Electronics has dominated the global Android smartphone market with a market share of 65% and LG Electronics, HTC, Sony Mobile Communications and Motorola Mobility have...

Digitimes Research: South Korea aims to acquire 40% share in wearable device market by 2020

Mar 12, 14:58

As demand for smartphones and tablets is gradually approaching saturation with related shipment growths slowing down, vendors have been aggressively seeking new growth drivers. Wearable...

Taiwan notebook ODMs impacted by on-month revenue drops in February

Mar 11, 15:50

Quanta Computer has announced shipments of 3.3 million notebooks in February, decreasing on month from 3.6 million units in January, and corresponding consolidated revenues of NT$69.32...

HTC, Sony Mobile and LG shifting focus to mid-range smartphone models

Mar 11, 13:43

HTC, Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics appear to have shifted their efforts to focus on the US$300-400 mid-range smartphone segment due to increasing saturation in the...

FPCB makers Zhen Ding, Flexium to benefit from planned launch of large-size iPhones

Mar 10, 21:49

Flexible PCB suppliers Zhen Ding Technology Holding and Flexium Interconnect are poised for strong shipment growth in 2014 amid market speculations indicating that Apple is likely...

ZTE to deepen cooperation with Taiwan-based PCB suppliers

Mar 10, 21:17

ZTE will further strengthen its cooperation with Taiwan-based PCB suppliers as it is deepening its deployment in the high-end smartphone segment, according to Lu Qianhao, ZTE's head...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone vendors rely on international brands for overseas expansion

Mar 10, 14:59

China-based smartphone players' shipments to markets outside of China currently account for 20% of their total volume. As demand from the local market - which has been their main...

SPIL to perform better than expected in 1Q14

Mar 10, 14:50

IC testing and packaging company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is expected to perform better than its guidance set for the first quarter of 2014 as clients are building...

More handset makers joining WP camp

Mar 10, 11:31

Microsoft has successfully lured a number of China- and India-based handset vendors to join the Windows Phone (WP) camp, which may help ramp up the ratio of the WP8 phones in the...

Synnex Technology February revenues down on month, up on year

Mar 10, 10:49

Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International on March 7 reported consolidated revenues of NT$23.15 billion (US$764 million) for February,...

KYEC February sales up 7%

Mar 7, 15:01

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), which provides chip probing and final test services for LCD driver ICs and chip components used in mobile devices, has announced consolidated sales for...

Tablet growth to slow as purchases in mature markets begin to level off, says IDC

Mar 7, 11:23

The total tablet market, inclusive of both tablets and 2-in-1 devices, is forecast to grow 19.4% in 2014, down from a growth rate of 51.6% in 2013, according to IDC. IDC reduced the...

Foxconn to land 90 million iPhone 6 orders, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 6, 15:14

Foxconn Electronics is expected to land orders for 90 million units of the iPhone 6 from Apple in 2014, the Chinese-language Commercial Times cited data from Citigroup Global...

iPhone 5c inventories estimated at over 3 million units, says upstream supply chain

Mar 5, 22:00

Due to below-expectations sales performance, recent market rumors have indicated that iPhone 5c shipments drastically deceased at the end of 2013 and inventory volumes have built...

MediaTek expected to speed up development of feature chips

Mar 5, 12:39

MediaTek is expected to ramp up investments to develop peripheral chips to enrich smartphones such as wireless charging, NFC, and fingerprint recognition which in return will jack...

Worldwide tablet sales grow 68% in 2013 with Android capturing 62% of market, says Gartner

Mar 4, 14:39

Worldwide sales of tablets to end users reached 195.4 million units in 2013, a 68% increase on 2012, according to Gartner.

HTC sees decreased February revenues

Mar 4, 14:36

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.23 billion (US$238 million) for February, decreasing 25.29% on month and 36.45% on year.

Taiwan market: Channel retailers unlikely to meet 1Q14 sales goal

Mar 3, 21:37

Taiwan's channel retailers are expected to have difficulties achieving their sales target for the first quarter as back-to-school demand in February was weaker than expected, according...

NFC-enabled handset shipments to soar 4-fold in next 5 years, says IHS

Mar 3, 15:47

Global shipments of handsets equipped with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology will surge by more than a factor of four from 2013-2018, reaching 1.2 billion units, according...

Taiwan market: E-Life Mall to expand retail chain

Mar 3, 15:08

E-Life Mall, an IT and consumer electronics retail chain in Taiwan, will expand around Taiwan in 2014, with the number of general stores to increase from 330 currently to 350 and...

Sony Electronics to close 20 US stores affecting 1,000 employees

Feb 27, 12:13

Sony Electronics has announced plans to close 20 of its US stores, and eliminate one-third or 1,000 of its US employees, by the end of 2014.

MWC 2014: Qualcomm optimistic about 4G smartphone market

Feb 27, 11:41

The release of 4G TD-LTE licenses by the China government at the end of 2013 triggered the competition in the 4G smartphone segment, and 4G models with a price tag of CNY1,000 (US$163)...

Qualcomm senior vp Katouzian

MWC 2014: BlackBerry unveils Z3, Q20 smartphones

Feb 26, 13:54

BlackBerry has unveiled two new smartphones, the BlackBerry Z3 and BlackBerry Q20, at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014. The Z3 packs a 5-inch touchscreen and target markets in Southeast...

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou with a BlackBerry Z3

Taiwan market: FET launches 4 own-brand smartphones

Feb 25, 21:06

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on February 25 unveiled the Smart 401, Smart 402, Smart 501 and Smart 502, for immediate...

Supply chain aims to increase production for wearable device components

Feb 25, 20:18

The upstream supply chain is increasing production and R&D for wearable device components as vendors are gearing up to release or expand product lineups in 2014, according to...

wearable

Is a US$25 smartphone possible?

Feb 25, 15:31

Mobile World Congress (MWC) kicked off with a bang, with Mozilla announcing a US$25 smartphone built around a turnkey solution that features silicon from China-based Spreadtrum and...

MWC 2014: Huawei ushers in new LTE devices

Feb 25, 15:14

China-based vendor Huawei is showcasing an array of LTE-enable devices at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, including a 4.5-inch smartphone, 8-inch tablet, , 7-inch tablet/smartphone...

MWC 2014: Samsung unveils new flagship smartphone Galaxy S5

Feb 25, 14:08

Samsung Electronics has unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, highlighting a fingerprint reader, heart rate monitor,...

Samsung unveils Galaxy S5

MWC 2014: One market focus will be Atom and LTE combo for Intel

Feb 24, 22:01

At an Intel news conference for Mobile World Congress (MWC), Intel president Renee James introduced two Intel Atom processors, an LTE-Advanced communications platform, and announced...

Mozilla announces future plans for Firefox OS

Feb 24, 15:27

Mozilla has demonstrated its Firefox OS open mobile ecosystem at a press event on the eve of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The event introduced seven new commercial Firefox...

Google to use Qualcomm 8-core CPUs for next-generation Nexus 6 smartphone, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 24, 15:24

Google will use Qualcomm's forthcoming 64-bit 8-core chipset solution, the Snapdragon 810, for its next-generation Nexus 6 smartphone, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Mozilla, Spreadtrum partner to deliver US$25 smartphone

Feb 24, 14:54

Mozilla and Spreadtrum Communications announced on February 23 that they have teamed up to deliver turnkey Firefox OS reference designs with Spreadtrum's entry-level smartphone chi...

Acer aims to ship 10 million smartphones in 2014

Feb 24, 10:41

Acer is optimistic about smartphone sales in 2014 and has upward adjusted target shipments from five million to 10 million units, 6.67 times the 1.5 million units shipped in 2013,...

Sporton posts EPS of NT$5.25 for 2013

Feb 21, 15:05

Taiwan-based Sporton International, which provides mobile device testing and certification services, has reported net profits of NT$432 million (US$14.2 million) on consolidated sales...

FET to procure 2.5 million handsets in 2014

Feb 21, 14:38

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, will procure 2.5 million handsets of which most will be smartphones, as well as 360,000...

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    HTC Desire 310

    HTC has unveiled the new HTC Desire 310 for the entry-level market. It runs on a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, with a 4.5-inch screen and 5-megapixelcamera. It also features the HTC...

    Photo: Company, Mar 11.

  • Asustek+FonePad+7+LTE

    Asustek FonePad 7 LTE

    Asustek's FonePad 7 LTE, unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2014, is a 7-inch phablet with built-in LTE connectivity and phone functionality. Fonepad 7 LTE features dDual front speakers,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 7.

  • Nokia+X+family

    Nokia X family

    Nokia has unveiled its X family smartphones that run Android apps and Microsoft services. The Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL are priced to capture the fast-growing affordable smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Mar 6.

  • HTC+Desire+610

    HTC Desire 610

    The HTC Desire 610 comes with 4.7-inch screen, HTC BlinkFeed and HTC BoomSound. HTC described the Desire 610 as an entertainment hub targeting the midrange market segment. The...

    Photo: Company, Mar 6.

  • Samsung+Galaxy+S5+

    Samsung Galaxy S5

    Samsung Electronics has announced the Galaxy S5, its flagship smartphone for 2014. The new Galaxy S5 provides a personal fitness tracker to help users monitor and manage their behavior,...

    Photo: Company, Feb 27.

2014 global high brightness LED market
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  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.