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Shipments of Google Daydream-enabled smartphones to reach over 10 million units in 2017

May 22, 11:20

Global shipments of smartphones supporting Google's Daydream platform will reach over 10 million units in 2017, according to Clay Bavor, vice president of virtual and augmented reality...

Google VP of VR/AR Clay Bavor

IHS sees first positive smartphone shipment growth in 2 years

May 19, 16:02

The global smartphone market continues its recovery, with the top three China-based OEMs posting impressive gains. Samsung continued to lead the pack in smartphone shipments during...

Google to team up with Asustek to launch new AR smartphone

May 19, 16:00

Google will team up with Asustek Computer to roll out its second-generation AR-enabled smartphone expecting to launch the new phone in the third quarter of 2017 at the earliest, according...

Google to launch Android GO entry-level smartphones in 2018

May 18, 23:02

Google, at Google I/O 2017 taking place in San Francisco, unveiled Android GO, an Android O-architecture operating system specifically designed for use in entry-level smartphones,...

MediaTek launches chipset supporting Google Assistant and Android Things

May 18, 21:47

MediaTek has introduced its newest full-featured chipset - MT8516 - designed to enable Voice Assistant Devices (VADs) and smart speakers, including the Google Assistant. MediaTek...

Digitimes Research: China vendors to ship 152 million smartphones globally in 2Q17

May 18, 21:45

China-based vendors will together ship 151.8 million smartphones globally during the second quarter of 2017, increasing 13.0% on quarter but decreasing 2.7% on year and taking up...

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...

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    Asustek ZenFone AR available in US

    Asustek has announced the availability of the ZenFone AR smartphones in the US market. The ZenFone AR supports both Tango AR and Daydream VR technologies developed by Google. In...

    Photo: Company, Aug 7.

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    Rose Pink Edition of Samsung Galaxy S8+

    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...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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    Apple Taipei 101 store

    Apple has opened its first retail store in Taiwan at Taipei 101. Unveiled on July 1 at Taiwan's tallest building, the store features Apple's latest store design. The Forum, centered...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

  • HTC+U11

    HTC U11

    The HTC U11 comes with Edge Sense pressure-sensitive technology that allows users to kick off a number of applications by squeezing the edges of the smartphone body. The U11 features...

    Photo: HTC, May 17.

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    Huawei nova lite

    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...

    Photo: Company, Apr 18.

Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2017

    Digitimes Research estimates that revenues from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors reached NT$555.8 billion in 2016 and the amount is estimated to grow 5.9% on year in 2017.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.