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FIH Mobile nets US$229 million in earnings for 2015

Mar 17, 22:08

Handset ODM FIH Mobile, a member of the Foxconn Group, has reported 2015 revenues of US$7.451 billion, up 9.09% on year, as net profits surged 35.06% to US$229 million.

China Mobile reports CNY668.3 billion in 2015 operating revenues

Mar 17, 16:30

China Mobile has released its 2015 financial report, recording operating revenues of CNY668.3 billion (US$102.98 billion), up 2.6% on year.

PC, handset component suppliers worry about mounting inventories

Mar 17, 11:27

Suppliers in the PC and handset supply chains have begun to worry about piling up inventories of parts and components as current demand for PC and handset products has been falling...

IC design houses set to land more orders from smartphone sector in 2016

Mar 16, 15:50

Taiwan-based IC design houses are set to land more orders from the smartphone sector in 2016 as smartphones launched in the year are likely to come with dual-lens modules, fingerprint...

China market: Samsung smartphone share sinks to 7.7% in 2015, says Counterpoint

Mar 16, 14:59

Samsung Electronics saw its smartphone shipments to China tumble 39% on year in 2015, reducing its share in the market to 7.7%, from 12.8% in 2014, according to Counterpoint.

HTC reports net profits for February

Mar 16, 11:04

HTC has reported net profits of NT$824 million (US$25.09 million) or NT$1 per share for February. However, EPS stood at negative NT$0.48 for the first two months of 2016.

Competition in smartphone chipset solutions market to heat up in 2H16

Mar 15, 13:59

Competition in the smartphone chipset solution market is expected to heat up in the second half of 2016 when major players including Qualcomm, MediaTek, Spreadtrum Communications...

Synnex nets NT$2.01 per share for 2015

Mar 15, 11:14

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has published its 2015 financial report, recording consolidated revenues of NT$322.133 billion (US$9.81...

HTC showcasing more VR contents at GDC 2016

Mar 14, 22:03

HTC will team up with Valve to showcase VR (virtual reality) applications at the Game Developer Conference (GDC) 2016 to be held in San Francisco from May 14-18, according to HTC.

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

Newswatch - Mar 11, 12:13

Samsung Electronics has launched its new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, in the Taiwan market.

HTC new flagship smartphone to support Vive, says report

Mar 11, 10:47

HTC's new flagship model for 2016, likely to be named HTC One 10, will support its forthcoming VR (virtual reality) device, the Vive, according to a Taipei-based Central News...

HTC stock price surges on speculated Nexus orders, says paper

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 14:00

The stock price of HTC has continued to rally on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) in recent sessions amid rumors that the smartphone maker has signed a three-year contract for the...

Southeast Asia smartphone shipments reach 100 million units in 2015, says IDC

Newswatch - Mar 10, 11:17

Total smartphone shipments in Southeast Asia (SEA) hit slightly over 100 million units in 2015, posting an on-year growth of 22%, according to IDC.

Synnex February revenues down on month, up on year

Mar 8, 18:57

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International on March 8 reported consolidated revenues of NT$20.2 billion (US$605 million) for February 2016, decreasing...

Demand for dual-lens camera modules picking up

Mar 7, 11:47

Demand for dual-lens camera modules from the smartphone sector is expected to begin to surge in the second half of 2016 as Android phone vendors are upgrading the functionary of their...

HTC revenues tumble in February

Stockwatch - Mar 7, 10:45

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.2 billion (US$129.14 million) for February 2016, representing a 35.16% drop on month and 54.48% drop on year.

Smartphone growth expected to drop to single digits in 2016, says IDC

Mar 4, 15:28

According to a recent forecast update from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, 2015 is likely to be the last year of double-digit smartphone growth. The 2015 calendar...

China market: LeTV strong smartphone shipments to benefit supply chain

Mar 4, 10:41

Some suppliers in Taiwan's handset supply chain are benefiting from strong smartphone sales of China-based channeled-TV operator LeTV.

Tablet supply chain sees weak 1Q16 orders as vendors reduce development

Mar 3, 11:49

The upstream tablet supply chain is seeing orders from clients continue to shrink, and shipments for the first quarter are expected to be significantly impacted. In addition to brand...

China vendors pushing into 2-in-1 market

Mar 2, 22:22

With assistance from Microsoft and Intel, China-based brand vendors and white-box players have been aggressively pushing new 2-in-1 devices recently. In addition to Huawei's MateBook...

Taiwan market: Huawei Device launches flagship smartphone

Mar 2, 14:45

Huawei Device on March 1 launched Mate 8, its Android 6.0 flagship smartphone, in the Taiwan market at a contract-free retail price of NT$17,900 (US$535).

Huawei Device launches flagship smartphone Mate 8

Synnex Technology looks to wholly own BestCom Infotech

Mar 2, 12:14

IT and consumer electronics distributor Synnex Technology International has announced it will acquire up to 61.037 million common shares already issued by business-use IT product...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments set to drop in 1Q16

Mar 1, 12:21

Total handset shipments by Taiwan-based brand vendors and ODMs are expected to decline 13.3% on quarter and 11.4% on year to 15.55 million units in the first quarter of 2016, affected...

Taiwan market: HTC sets Vive price

Newswatch - Mar 1, 11:00

HTC's first virtual reality (VR) device, the HTC Vive, will be available at NT$28,288 (US$848) in the Taiwan market, according to the company.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan sees decreased handset shipments in 4Q15

Feb 26, 14:24

Total handset shipments by Taiwan-based brand vendors and ODMs reached 17.94 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, decreasing 5.7% on quarter and 29% on year, according to...

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 820 processor powers Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

Feb 26, 14:18

Samsung Electronics' recently-announced Galaxy S7 and S7 edge feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with integrated Snapdragon X12 LTE modem for up to 33% faster 4G+ LTE download...

China market: Xiaomi launches Mi 5 and Mi 4S

Feb 26, 11:21

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled two smartphones, the Xiaomi Mi 5 and Mi 4S, in Beijing as its latest efforts to fend off increasing competition from local rivals, such as Huawei, Coolpad...

China market: TCL launches VR-enabled smartphone, 2-in-1 tablet

Feb 26, 10:48

TCL has unveiled two smartphones under its idol 4-family, as well as a 2-in-1 tablet, the Plus 10, under the Alcatel brand, to enhance its competitiveness in the smartphone and tablet...

TCL idol 4 smartphone

Digitimes Research: NTT DoCoMo looking to cross into smart family market in Japan, selling fixed and mobile networks together

Feb 25, 15:39

Japan-based telecom carrier NTT DoCoMo began establishing Uchisuma (smart family) experience zone in its stores and distributors' stores on October 16, 2015, looking to help consumers...

Worldwide wearable market sees rapid growth in 2015, says IDC

Feb 25, 14:27

The worldwide wearable device market took a big step forward in the fourth quarter of 2015, fueled by the growing popularity of fitness trackers and the Apple Watch. According to...

iPhone supply chain makers suffer decreased revenues

Feb 24, 16:20

Sales performance of major suppliers in the iPhone 6s device supply chain is likely to stay flat in the first half of 2016 due to decreased orders from Apple, according to industry...

MWC 2016: Huawei aims to become largest smartphone vendor in 5 years

Feb 24, 11:13

Huawei aims to surpass Apple in 2-3 years and then Samsung Electronics in five years to become the worlds' largest smartphone vendor, according to a China-based tech.qq.com report,...

HTC Vive pricing lower than expected

Feb 23, 12:09

HTC has set the price for the consumer edition of its first virtual reality (VR) headset, the HTC Vive, at US$799, which is much lower than market expectation of US$1,500.

The HTC Vive

MWC 2016: Acer announces Liquid Jade 2 flagship

Feb 23, 11:07

Acer has announced its latest flagship smartphone, the Liquid Jade 2, as well as the new entry-level Liquid Zest family products at the ongoing MWC 2016.

The Liquid Jade 2

Digitimes Research: Added capacity in China to drive down high-end smartphone panel pricing in 2016

Feb 19, 17:02

In 2016, China's smartphone panel capacity is expected to increase steadily in 2016, as key makers Tianma Micro-electronics and BOE Technology increase capacity and other makers including...

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