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CES 2015 to see few surprises

Jan 5, 14:59

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 may not offer as many surprises as in the previous years since the product focuses for the upcoming show will mainly be on smart home solutions,...

Taiwan handset ODMs looking for more orders from regional brands

Jan 5, 14:12

Taiwan-based handset ODMs are stepping up efforts to solicit orders from regional brand vendors in India and Southeast Asia in order to keep their growth momentum, according to sources...

Taiwan market: Mobile device penetration estimated at 69.1% in 4Q14, says FIND

Dec 31, 11:21

Of Taiwan's population aged 12 and above, 69.1% had mobile terminal devices in fourth-quarter 2014, according to results of a recent survey conducted by FIND (Foreseeing Innovative...

Asustek aims to ship over 15 million smartphones in China in 2015

Dec 30, 22:29

Asustek Computer just launched the X002 TD-LTE smartphone under its second brand Pegasus in the China market and aims to ship more than 15 million ZenFone series and Pegasus series...

Sales of smartphones based on new platforms set to increase

Dec 30, 21:58

Sales of smartphones based on newly emerging platforms, including Android One, Firefox OS and Tizen, are expected to increase significantly in 2015, buoyed by replacement demand from...

China telecom carriers set aggressive 4G smartphone sales goals, says report

Dec 29, 14:19

China Telecom and China United Network Communications (China Unicom) have been setting up LTE FDD/TD-LTE 4G networks in China, and have set aside budgets of CNY16 billion (US$2.58...

Compal to resume production at Vietnam factory, says president

Dec 29, 11:26

Notebook ODM Compal Electronics will resume production at its factory in Hanoi, northern Vietnam, as soon as the second half of 2015, according to company president Ray Chen.

Compal smartphone shipments reach 20 million in 2014, to double in 2015

Dec 29, 11:14

Buoyed by its integration with its handset subsidiary Compal Communications in February, Compal Electronics will ramp up its smartphone shipments to 20 million units in 2014, doubling...

Asustek expects to ship 8 million ZenFone smartphones in 2014

Dec 26, 15:08

Asustek Computer expects its ZenFone smartphone shipments to reach eight million units globally in 2014 and 16-20 million units in 2015, while monthly shipments of its recently launched...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft Band to make headway in mobile device market

Dec 25, 22:25

Although Microsoft has missed out on business opportunities arose from the mobile device market, the software vendor has been developing eye-worn and smart bracelet products for years...

HTC to launch more entry-level models in 1Q15

Dec 24, 22:54

HTC will enhance its product portfolio by launching more entry-level 4G smartphones in the first quarter of 2015 and expects its shipments to grow by a double-digit rate in the coming...

Taiwan market: Oppo launches two flagship smartphones

Dec 24, 15:34

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo has launched two flagship models, the Oppo R5 and N3, in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Far EasTone Telecommunications,...

The Oppo R5

Taiwan market: Apple is top smartphone vendor in November

Dec 24, 14:54

Apple ranked as the number one smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market in November, in terms of both sales volume and sales value, according to data compiled by local retail channel...

Regional smartphone brands in Europe ramping market share

Dec 24, 12:00

Regional handset brands in Europe, including Wiko, Fly and Prestigio, have seen their shares in the region's smartphone sector increase substantially, posting a threat to China-based...

China vendor Oppo to ship 50 million smartphones in 2015, say sources

Dec 23, 23:03

China-based handset vendor Oppo is expected to ship up to 50 million smartphones in 2015 compared to 25-30 million units shipped in the previous year. For total shipments in 2015,...

Asustek ZenFone 2 to be available in March, says report

Newswatch - Dec 23, 15:54

Asustek Computer's next-generation ZenFone 2, which was originally set to start selling in February 2015, may be delayed to March as related development is behind schedule. However,...

Xiaomi may adopt sapphire for covers of 5.7-inch smartphone

Dec 23, 11:42

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology is likely to adopt sapphire for protective covers of Xiaomi 5, its 5.7-inch flagship model that will be showcased at the 2015 Consumer...

Computex 2015 out of booths

Dec 22, 21:58

Although Computex 2015 will not begin until June 2015, booths for the show have already sold out as many emerging players in the cloud computing and Internet of thing (IoT) industries...

Computex 2015 to be hosted from June 2-6

WP phones market share to continue dropping before arrival of new model

Dec 22, 12:10

The global market share of Windows Phone (WP)-based smartphones is expected to continue declining before Microsoft Mobile launches its next generation WP phone in the second half...

Xiaomi has difficulties expanding overseas, says report

Dec 19, 14:47

China-based Xiaomi is facing major difficulties in selling its smartphones outside of China despite the company's aggressive actions and the fact that it has been one of the most...

IC design houses gearing up for 64-bit smartphone boom

Dec 18, 14:39

With Android phone makers pushing for migration to 64 bit architecture, chip suppliers including Qualcomm and MediaTek are set to introduce new quad- and 8-core 64-bit solutions in...

Firefox-based smartphones to enter Africa in 2015

Dec 18, 11:50

Mozilla is expected to team up with China-based handset makers to produce Firefox OS-based smartphones for sales in Africa through Millicom's subsidiaries, including Airtel, MTN South...

Foxconn IT shopping mall in Taipei to open in March 2015

Dec 17, 23:18

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) new IT shopping mall in Taipei, Taiwan has hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the air bridge between the building and Guang Hua...

Gou Shou-cheng, manager of Foxconn IT shopping mall in Taipei, Taiwan

Taiwan market: PND market becoming more centralized on few brands

Dec 17, 15:14

The PND device market in Taiwan has become more centralized on four brands, Garmin, Papago, Mio and TomTom, as second-tier and white-box makers have switched to focus on wearable...

China market: Huawei announces Honor 6 Plus, Honor 4X smartphones

Dec 17, 14:28

Huawei has unveiled to two new models, the Honor 6 Plus and Honor 4X. The Honor 6 Plus comes after the vendor has just started marketing its Honor 6 recently.

Smartphone sales grow 20% in 3Q14, says Gartner

Dec 16, 15:26

Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end users were flat in the third quarter of 2014, according to Gartner. However, sales of smartphones to end users grew 20.3% to reach 301 million...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches two metal smartphones

Dec 16, 14:54

Samsung Electronics has unveiled two metal-clad smartphones, the Galaxy A5 and A3, in the Taiwan market, targeting the entry-level to midrange segment.

Unveiling of Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3

Apple, Samsung pushing tablets for year-end holiday sales

Dec 16, 14:53

Apple and Samsung Electronics have been offering price cuts for their tablet products for the year-end holidays recently, looking to boost their sales performances for the fourth...

China market: Meizu steps up cooperation with MediaTek for sub-CNY1,000 smartphones

Dec 16, 11:52

A China-based smartphone vendor has stepped up its cooperation with MediaTek and will launch sub-CNY1,000 (US$161) models to take on first-tier vendors such as Xiaomi Technology and...

FIH Mobile to close India plant

Dec 15, 12:16

FIH Mobile, the handset arm of Foxconn Electronics, will officially close its handset assembly plant in Chennai, India on December 24, 2014, according to the company.

Commentary: Internet service providers still vying for smartphone market

Dec 15, 11:31

Despite the lackluster performance of initial sales of their own brand smartphones, Internet service providers including Facebook, Amazon, Alibaba and Baidu, have not yet given up...

TCL to meet smartphone shipment target in 2014

Dec 12, 10:40

China-based vendor TCL Communication Technology Holdings has managed to ramp up its smartphone shipments to over five million units a month since October and will reach its goal of...

Taiwan market: Samsung teams up with bike vendor to sell Gear S and Gear Circle

Dec 11, 15:17

Samsung Electronics has teamed up with Taiwan-based bicycle vendor Merida to sell its Gear S smartwatches and Gear Circle Bluetooth headphones in the Taiwan market.

Taiwan market: Driving recorder sales see polarized developments

Dec 11, 14:20

The driving recorder market in Taiwan has seen polarized developments, with white-box makers competing for the sub-NT$2,000 (US$64) segment, and first-tier vendors focusing on the...

Synnex Technology sees decreased November revenues

Dec 11, 11:36

Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$26 billion (US$846 million) for November, decreasing...

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  • MWC 2015: MediaTek intros 64-bit SoCs for smartphones and tablets

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 26min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 28min ago

  • Mitac expected to see growing cloud computing sales in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 1h 29min ago

  • Japan market: ZTE to launch Blade S6 for mid-range segment

    Before Going to Press | 1h 30min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 30min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 31min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 34min ago

  • TSMC wins processor orders for second-generation Apple Watch, say rumors

    Before Going to Press | 1h 34min ago

  • Taiwan January manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

    Before Going to Press | 1h 36min ago

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