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  • Last update: Tuesday 30 June 2015 [8626 news items]

China smartphone vendors look for more supplies of CMOS image sensors

May 6, 21:48

China-based smartphone vendors reportedly are suffering shortages in the supply of CMOS image sensors from Sony as the Japan-based supplier has given priority to Apple and Samsung...

China market: Prices for 4- and 8-core handset chips to fall

May 6, 14:16

Prices for 8-core handset chips are set to fall below US$10 in 2015 while those for quad-core chips will slip to US$5, as chipmakers start a price war, according to industry sources...

The mbed IoT ecosystem: Q&A with ARM CEO Simon Segars

May 6, 11:16

Through intensified cooperation with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and MediaTek, semiconductor IP provider ARM performed well in 2014, seeing its clients ship...

ARM CEO Simon Segars

HTC April revenues down

Stockwatch - May 5, 15:59

High Tech Computer (HTC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$13.542 billion (US$441.32 million) for April 2015, representing a 32.37% drop on month and 38.66% drop on year.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan to ship 25.5 million handsets in 2Q15

May 4, 22:01

Taiwan-based vendors HTC and Asustek Computer as well as ODMs Foxconn Group (including FIH Mobile and Chi Mei Communication Systems), Compal Electronics and Wistron will ship 25.50...

ECS nets NT$0.68 per share for 1Q15

May 4, 12:17

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) recorded consolidated revenues of NT$11.858 billion (US$376 million), net operating profit of NT$440 million, net profit of NT$377 million and net...

Apple iPhone captures 12% smartphone market share in China in 1Q15, says Strategy Analytics

May 4, 12:12

Smartphone shipments to China totaled 109.8 million units in the first quarter of 2015, rising 17% from 93.6 million units a year earlier, according to Strategy Analytics. Xiaomi...

Taiwan market: Asustek to launch VivoWatch in early May

May 4, 11:09

Asustek Computer will launch its new smartwatch, the VivoWatch, in the Taiwan market on May 8, priced at NT$4,588 (US$149), according to the company. The new wearable device will...

Asustek VivoWatch

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to stay flat on quarter and reach 49.31 million units in 2Q15

Apr 30, 15:24

Global tablet shipments are expected to stay flat from a quarter ago and reach 49.31 million units in the second quarter of 2015, but compared to the same quarter a year ago, the...

Samsung reports decreased profits for 1Q15

Apr 30, 13:38

Samsung Electronics has reported net profits of KRW4.63 trillion (US$4.35 billion) for the first quarter of 2015, down 38.2% from the KRW7.49 trillion of a year earlier. Meanwhile,...

India market: Huawei aims to ship 2 million smartphones in 2015

Apr 30, 10:33

Huawei aims to ramp up its smartphone shipments to India to two million units in 2015, according to Zhao Ming, president of Huawei's Honor Business Unit. Huawei held a 4% share of...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi to launch Mi 4i in May

Apr 29, 16:04

Xiaomi Technology plans to launch its new smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 4i, in the Taiwan market on May 7, with its global vice president Hugo Barra presiding over the product event.

HTC to raise outsourcing in 2015, says CFO

Apr 29, 15:23

HTC is likely to raise the ratio of smartphones outsourced to ODM partners in 2015, according to company president of global sales and CFO Chang Chia-lin.

MediaTek MT6735 chip adopted by major China smartphone firms

Apr 29, 15:20

MediaTek has announced that its MT6735 quad-core 4G 64-bit full-mode chip solution has been adopted by China-based ZTE, Lenovo and TCL for their upcoming smartphones.

Taiwan market: TWM cooperates with Brightstar to collect 2nd-hand smartphones

Apr 29, 15:10

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) on April 28 announced an exclusive cooperation agreement with Brightstar, a global distributor of mobile devices and a subsidiary of Japan-based SoftBank, to collect...

HTC looks to mild sales growth in 2Q15

Apr 28, 22:17

HTC expects its sales to reach NT$46-51 billion (US$1.5-1.68 billion) in the second quarter of 2015 compared to NT$41.52 billion recorded in the previous quarter, the company said...

More wearable device vendors looking to in-house developed platforms for smartwatches

Apr 28, 21:25

Wearable device vendors including Asustek Computer, Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics have been eagerly developing respective platforms in-house for their smartwatches and other...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments decline 17.5% sequentially in 1Q15

Apr 28, 21:19

Shipments of smartphones in China totaled 83.6 million units in the first quarter of 2015, decreasing 20 million units or 17.5% sequentially from the previous month, according to...

Commentary: Nokia set to become a telecom equipment player

Apr 28, 14:05

Nokia's recent moves, including its announcement to buy France-based Alcatel-Lucent for EUR15.6 billion (US$16.6 billion) and to review an option for a potential divestment for its...

Over 60 million iPhone 6s to be shipped in 2Q15, say Taiwan makers

Apr 27, 21:59

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus shipments in the second quarter of 2015 are expected to exceed 60 million units, more than the originally expected 50 million units, according to Taiwan-based...

Global handset demand likely to disappoint in 2015, say Taiwan IC design houses

Apr 27, 21:57

The global handset market could register flat growth in 2015, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses, adding that they have seen customer orders pick up at a slow pa...

Acer showcases range of new products in New York

Apr 24, 15:40

Acer has unveiled more than 40 new products, including smart bracelets, smartphones, tablets, PCs, projectors and cloud application products at a product presentation held in New...

Acer CEO Jason Chen

Acer re-launches Predator gaming notebook lineup

Apr 24, 15:34

Acer has resumed its gaming notebook business line and re-launched a series of products under its Predator-sub-brand.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 1Q15 handset shipments down 30.3% sequentially

Apr 23, 20:28

HTC and Taiwan-based ODMs together shipped 17.6 million handsets in the first quarter of 2015, decreasing 30.3% on quarter but increasing 8.4% on year. 16.1 million units were smartphones,...

Supply chains prepping for increase in 2-in-1 tablet orders from China

Apr 23, 15:26

Supply chains are prepping for an increase in orders for 2-in-1 tablets from China, according to industry sources.

Taiwan makers ship 83 million smartphones in 1Q15, says MIC

Newswatch - Apr 23, 15:03

Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan makers totaled 83.03 million units in the first quarter of 2015, down 27.4% from the previous quarter but up 52.5% from a year earlier period, the...

Asustek looking to ship 30 million ZenFone smartphones in 2015

Apr 23, 11:00

Asustek Computer has reportedly raised its internal shipment forecast for its ZenFone-series smartphones for 2015 from 25 million units originally to 30 million, according to sources...

India market: Xiaomi to launch Xiaomi 4i

Newswatch - Apr 22, 22:27

Xiaomi Technology is expected to introduce its new Xiaomi 4i smartphone at a product presentation to be held in India on April 23. The Xiaomi 4i is powered by a Qualcomm 64-bit 1.65GHz...

Taiwan market: HTC to introduce mid-range HTC One E9+

Apr 22, 14:56

HTC will introduce a new member to its mid-range product line, the HTC One E9+, into the Taiwan market on April 24.

Asustek has no plans to set up production facilities in India, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 21, 15:59

Asustek Computer has denied a newspaper report that it is considering setting up a manufacturing center in India, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) cited<..

Taiwan mobile payments ecosystem lacking despite mature NFC supply chain

Apr 21, 14:48

Despite the availability of NFC smartphones, NFC IC cards, card readers and NFC antennas locally, development of a mobile payments ecosystem is still struggling, according to industry...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments shed 30% sequentially in 1Q15

Apr 20, 12:25

Shipments of smartphones by China-based vendors declined by nearly 30% sequentially to 91.8 million units in the first quarter of 2015 due to sluggish demand both at home and overseas,...

Japan market: Asustek ZenFone 5 ranks as top-selling model for fifth month, says report

Apr 17, 13:53

Asustek Computer's ZenFone 5 smartphone has been the top-selling model in Japan's SIM-free segment for the fifth consecutive month since its debut in the market in November 2014,...

Commentary: HTC reveals confusing product positioning strategy

Apr 17, 13:51

HTC has launched three models of its HTC One family, the M9, M9+ and E9+, in less than two months, a speed which seems to be too fast to enable consumers to understand its product...

Smart bracelet, watch vendors cutting prices at HK electronics fair

Apr 16, 14:57

Most smartwatch and smart bracelet vendors at the ongoing Hong Kong Electronics Fair 2015 (Spring Edition) have engaged in price competition in order to win orders on the spot.

Smart bracelets being displayed at HK electronics fair
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