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Oppo, Vivo to adopt MediaTek Helio P30 chips in new smartphones

May 18, 21:36

Oppo and Vivo have both decided to use MediaTek's Helio P30 series chips in their upcoming models slated for launch in the second half of 2017 - an encouraging sign for the mobile...

China market: Samsung launches Galaxy S8 as market share falls

May 18, 15:45

Samsung Electronics will begin marketing its latest flagship Galaxy S8 devices in the China market following a product event held in Beijing on May 18. But the Korea-based vendor...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches Xperia XZ Premium smartphone

Newswatch - May 18, 12:30

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ Premium, in the Taiwan market, featuring a 5.5-inch 4K HDR display. It is the world's first smartphone...

Qualcomm files breach of contract complaint against Apple manufacturers for non-payment of royalties

May 17, 21:40

Qualcomm has filed a complaint in the US District Court for the Southern District of California against FIH Mobile and Hon Hai Precision Industry (together known as Foxconn), Pegatron,...

HTC launches new flagship smartphone U11

Newswatch - May 17, 11:09

HTC has launched its new flagship smartphone, the U11, which comes with Edge Sense pressure-sensitive technology that allows users to kick off a number of applications by squeezing...

HTC U11

TSMC capacity utilization ramping up

May 16, 11:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which had disappointing sales results in April, has seen its capacity utilization soar in May, according to industry...

Synnex sees decreased April revenues

May 15, 15:33

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$23.598 billion (US$779 million) for April, dropping 18.24%...

Asustek likely to discontinue ZenWatch product line

May 15, 12:36

Asustek Computer is likely to discontinue the development of its ZenWatch product line as sales of its smartwatch devices have been lower than expected, according to sources of Taiwan's...

Asustek 1Q17 net profit hits 23-quarter low

May 12, 16:10

Asustek Computer has released its financial report for first-quarter 2017, recording total revenues of NT$98.206 billion (US$3.23 billion), gross margin 13.39%, net operating profit...

China smartphone vendors pushing into overseas markets

May 11, 14:21

As China's smartphone market is seeing weakening growth, China-based smartphone vendors including Oppo, Xiaomi and Huawei, have been aggressively expanding their products into overseas...

Japan IT Week to focus on IoT and embedded applications

May 11, 14:01

Japan IT Week will be hosted from May 10-12 in Tokyo, Japan, and 1,600 IT players worldwide including Intel, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Oracle, Bosch, Advantech, and...

Japan IT Week opens May 10-12

Acer reports mild on-year increase in April revenues

Stockwatch - May 10, 15:54

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$14.432 billion (US$477.01 million) for April 2017, representing a 35.36% drop on month and 2.69% increase on year.

Qualcomm ramping up shipments of mid-tier smartphone CPUs

May 10, 15:25

Qualcomm is expected to ramp up shipments of its Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 CPUs for the mid-tier smartphone segment, putting more pressure on Taiwan-based smartphone AP provider...

HTC reports eighth quarterly losses in 1Q17

May 10, 11:12

HTC has reported net losses of NT$2 billion (US$66.12 million) on revenues of NT$14.5 billion for the first quarter of 2017. The company has booked losses for eight consecutive qua...

Taiwan market: JPW to offer VR motion solutions for arcades

May 9, 20:16

More than 10 VR arcade entertainment centers will be set up across Taiwan starting June using VR motion solutions developed by the newly established JPW International Technology,...

China market: Xiaomi Mi 6 reportedly faces production issue

May 9, 15:27

Xiaomi Technology reportedly is facing difficulties ramping up shipments of its newly released flagship smartphone, the Mi 6, due to low yield rates at the supply chain makers as...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches new 9.7-inch tablet; Galaxy S8 in short supply

May 9, 12:02

Sales of Samsung's Galaxy S8, particularly the Galaxy S8 Plus, in the Taiwan market have been better than expected resulting in a short supply of the smartphones in the local channels,...

New iPhone mass production on schedule, says report

Newswatch - May 8, 15:44

There will be no delay for the launch of the next generation iPhone devices, with the new devices to be unveiled in September, and Apple will begin selling the products in October,...

Apple is top wearables vendor in 1Q17, says Strategy Analytics

Newswatch - May 8, 11:35

Global wearables shipments reached 22 million units in the first quarter of 2017, rising 21% on year from 18.2 million shipped a year earlier period, according to Strategy Analytic...

HTC sees revenues down in April

Newswatch - May 8, 11:07

HTC has reported revenues of NT$4.713 billion (US$156.14 million) for April, down 9.29% on month and 18.03% on year. For the first four months of 2017, revenues totaled NT$19.245...

China market: Local vendors ramp up smartphone shipments at the expense of iPhone in 1Q17

May 5, 12:01

Apple suffered a serious setback in shipments of iPhone devices in the China market in the first quarter of 2017 as China-based brands including Huawei, Oppo and Vivo managed to continue...

HTC to release new Vive audio solution on June 6

Newswatch - May 4, 20:23

HTC has announced that it will release its integrated headphone solution, the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap, for the Vive globally on June 6 for NT$3,499 (US$116).

Taiwan market: Android Pay service to be available in June, says paper

Newswatch - May 4, 15:00

Android Pay, a mobile payment service developed by Google, will be available in the Taiwan market starting June 1 with support from three local banks, according to a Chinese-language...

China market: Huami launches new fitness bracelet

May 4, 14:10

Huami Information Technology, the exclusive provider of wearable technology for Xiaomi and maker of the Mi Band, has launched a new Amazfit fitness tracker, which features built-in...

Apple revenues, earnings increase in fiscal 2Q17

May 4, 10:59

Apple has reported on-year increases in both revenues and earnings for its fiscal 2017 second quarter ended April 1, 2017. Revnues for the quarter came to US$52.9 billion and earnings...

Global smartphone shipments grow 4.3% on year in 1Q17, says IDC

Newswatch - May 2, 14:30

Global smartphone shipments totaled 347.4 million units in the first quarter of 2017, up 4.3% from the same period of a year earlier, according to IDC. The first-quarter growth was...

China market: More vendors to launch smartphones with dual-lens cameras

Apr 28, 13:53

China-based smartphone vendors including Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Gionee will follow the steps of domestic rival Huawei to launch smartphones with dual-lens cameras in the second half...

Ex-HTC executive launches startup to promote VR solutions

Apr 28, 11:33

Former HTC North Asia president Jack Tong has announced the establishment of JPW International Technology, a startup to develop and promote VR (virtual reality) motion solutions and...

JPW founder and CEO Jack Tong

China market: Huawei recaptures top smartphone vendor ranking in 1Q17, says Canalys

Newswatch - Apr 27, 15:06

After staying in the second place for two consecutive quarters, Huawei managed to move past rival Oppo to recapture the number one title in China's smartphone market in the first...

Taiwan market: More China vendors to follow Oppo to expand share in local smartphone market

Apr 27, 14:02

Oppo's success in Taiwan's smartphone market is expected to encourage more China-based vendors to duplicate its strategy to penetrate into the local market, which may lead to a drastic...

India market: Xiaomi facing increasing competition from Oppo, Vivo, says report

Apr 26, 15:11

Xiaomi Technology is facing increasing competition from rival vendors Oppo and Vivo in India's smartphone market, according to a China-based tech.qq.com report.

Meizu lowers smartphone shipment target for 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 26, 15:09

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu has lowered its shipment target for 2017 by 15% to 30 million units from 35 million set previously, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

HTC North Asia chief leaves company, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 26, 15:08

Jack Tong, president of HTC North Asia, has left the company for personal reasons, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

Android smartphones to continue to expand market share in 2017

Apr 25, 11:56

Competition for market share between Apple's iOS system and Android OS will remain keen in 2017, particularly in the China market, due to new models introduced by Apple and vendors...

Galaxy S8 materials costs highest by far compared to previous versions, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 24, 20:32

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$301.60, much higher than for previous versions...

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    Samsung Electronics has released its sixth color edition of the Galaxy S8+ 64GB model: Rose Pink. Starting June 30, the Rose Pink version of the smartphone will be available in select...

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    Photo: HTC, May 17.

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    Huawei calls its nova lite a fashion smartphone. It features a 5.2-inch Full HD display based on 2.5D curved glass, HiSilicon Kirin 655 8-core CPU, 12-megapixel rear camera with a...

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