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Asustek 5-10 million ZenFone shipment goal may be unrealistic

May 22, 14:51

Asustek Computer aims to ship 5-10 million ZenFone smartphones in 2014 but smartphone supply chains believe such high numbers may be unrealistic due to increased competition in the...

Lenovo ships 55 million PCs, 50 million smartphones, 9.2 million tablets in fiscal 2013

May 22, 12:26

China-based vendor Lenovo shipped 55 million notebooks and desktops, 50 million smartphones and 9.2 million tablets in fiscal 2013 (April 2013-March 2014), according to the company...

Wistron, Pegatron fight for orders from Xiaomi

May 21, 22:05

With China-based Xiaomi set to ship 50-60 million smartphones in 2014 and 100 million units in 2015, Wistron and Pegatron Technology are both aggressively trying to land related orders,...

Demand for 4G chips, smartphones to accelerate in 2H14, says Qualcomm Taiwan executive

May 21, 15:17

Demand for 4G LTE-enabled chips as well as smartphones is expected to grow robustly in 2014 with the growth pace to accelerate in the second half of the year, according to Eddie Chang,...

Digitimes Research: Vendors, software developers flocking to Android OS

May 21, 14:22

Due to the fast-growing Android ecosystem, most software developers have no choice but to support Android OS in order to avoid of being marginalized, according to Digitimes Researc...

MediaTek unlikely to roll out chipset platforms supporting Windows Phone in 2014

May 20, 21:43

MediaTek is unlikely to roll out smartphone chipset platforms supporting Windows Phone in the short term as the Taiwan-based solution vendor has given the priority to ramp up its...

Digitimes Research: Developments in the tablet market in May

May 20, 12:11

Samsung Electronics and Lenovo, both of which have ambitious goals for tablet shipments for 2014, both released new tablets in May 2014. Pricing of the new tablet from Samsung is...

Qualcomm to begin volume production of 8-core Snapdragon 615 chips soon

May 20, 10:54

Qualcomm will begin volume production of its first 8-core CPU, the Snapdragon 615, soon and plans to unveil its 64-bit 8-core 810-series and 6-core 808-series products before year-end...

Sony Mobile may release ODM orders for 20-25 million smartphones to Taiwan makers

May 19, 21:18

Japan-based vendor Sony Mobile Communications has set target shipments of 50 million smartphones for fiscal year 2014 (April 2014-March 2015) and the vendor is likely to release orders...

Xiaomi finding its groove in China smartphone market

May 19, 17:02

With interesting designs, superior pricing and an innovative marketing strategy, China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi was able to become the top local brand in China in the first...

MediaTek facing challenges in maturing China AP market

May 19, 16:45

With the China smartphone market maturing, application processor (AP) providers are facing new challenges to increase their market share. According to the latest Digitimes Research...

Over 41 million branded tablets ship worldwide in 1Q14 as Samsung continues to close the gap behind Apple, says ABI Research

May 19, 12:52

Apple and Samsung Electronics combined for 71% of the 41.3 million branded tablets in the first quarter of 2014, according to ABI Research. This is the closest the two leading vendors...

China market: Handset brands and ODMs still reluctant to launch WP-based smartphones

May 19, 12:42

China-based handset vendors and ODMs are still reluctant to launch Windows Phone (WP)-based smartphones in 2014 despite Microsoft's efforts to promote its WP platform without charging...

Nokia tax dispute to affect FIH Mobile deployments in India, say sources

May 16, 16:08

A dispute over taxes between Nokia and the India government is likely to bring some adverse impacts to the related supply chain, including a plant of FIH Mobile, in Chennai, India,...

Digitimes Research: Intel to achieve 80% of 2014 tablet AP shipment goal

May 16, 15:18

Intel is set to ship 40 million application processors (APs) for tablets in 2014, up 400% from the volume in 2013, though most market watchers believe the goal is rather difficult...

HTC to start delivering HTC One mini 2 in June

May 16, 14:16

HTC has unveiled a new member of its HTC One family, the HTC One mini 2, which sports a 4.5-inch HD display, 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front camera.

HTC One mini 2

Taiwan market: Samsung launches mid-range LTE smartphone

May 16, 14:14

Samsung Electronics has launched a mid-range LTE smartphone, the Galaxy Core LTE, in the Taiwan market, competing directly with HTC, Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics...

iPad growth slows in 2013 as tablet competitors grow 79%, says ABI Research

May 15, 16:09

In the past year Apple's tablet OEM competitors experienced a growth of 79%, while Apple experienced only 13% growth in shipments largely due to increasing challenges as the tablet...

NCC to decide on whether to permit Ambit Microsystems to procure 4G equipment from Huawei within 2 months

May 15, 14:06

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC), in response to Ambit Microsystems' request for a quick determination on whether to allow it to procure 4G base station equipment...

Handset ODMs ready capacities for wearables, but orders yet to come

May 15, 11:48

Most Taiwan-based handset ODMs have built up capacities for producing wearable devices, but have yet to see any orders coming from major vendors, according to industry sources.

China market: White-box handset makers using inferior parts and components for 3G smartphones

May 14, 16:20

China-based white-box handset vendors, which have been forced to stay in the 3G sector amid rising popularity of 4G LTE smartphones, reportedly are using inferior parts and components...

Google Glass far more than the sum of its parts, IHS teardown reveals

May 14, 15:46

Teardown analysis is a useful tool for understanding the component and manufacturing cost of electronics devices – but it does not always tell the whole story of the value of...

A third of smartphones shipped in 1Q14 had 5-inch plus displays, says Canalys

May 14, 15:40

Worldwide, 279.4 million smartphones shipped in first-quarter 2014, representing growth of 29% on year, but a decline of 5% on quarter. About 81% were Android devices, with iOS and...

Motorola launches Moto E for entry-level segment

May 14, 15:24

Motorola Mobility has rolled out what it claims is the most fairly priced smartphone, the Moto E, targeting first-time smartphone buyers who are switching from feature phones.

Asustek increases Zenfone components orders to meet demand in China

May 14, 14:34

Asustek Computer is expected to attain its target global shipments of 10 million ZenFone smartphnes in 2014 as the devices are seeing significant demand in the China market, according...

Asustek ZenFone smartphones

Tablet growth slows to 21% as channel stock rises, says Canalys

May 12, 15:23

Worldwide client PC shipments reached 123.7 million units in first-quarter 2014, up 5% on year, according to the latest Canalys research. Growth in tablet shipments slowed to 21%,...

Digitimes Research: Global white-box tablet shipments down in 1Q14

May 12, 14:41

There were 20.4 million white-box tablets shipped globally in the first quarter of 2014, decreasing by 27.4% on quarter and by 2.4% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan-based handset ODMs buying more parts and components from suppliers in China

May 12, 12:17

Taiwan-based handset ODMs have been purchasing more handset components and parts from the supply chain in China in order to lower their production costs, according to industry sour...

MacBook shipments in 2Q14 to grow 28.6% sequentially, say Taiwan makers

May 12, 10:33

There will be 3.6 million MacBook notebooks shipped in the second quarter of 2014, increasing 28.6% on quarter, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Pegatron only Taiwan notebook ODM to see sequential growth in April revenues

May 12, 10:30

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs Compal Electronics, Inventec, Wistron and Pegatron have reported consolidated revenues for April, with only Pegatron seeing on-month growth, according to...

Synnex April revenues down on month

May 9, 16:19

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$27.6 billion (US$912 million) for April, dropping 8.1% on...

Vendors to roll out entry-level and mid-range water-proof smartphones in 2015, say sources

May 9, 16:16

Some handset vendors are likely to roll out water-proof smartphones targeting the sub-US$300 segment in 2015, according to sources at Taiwan's handset component supply chain.

China market: Vivo to launch smartphone Xshot

May 9, 15:36

China-based smartphone vendor Vivo will launch Xshot, an Android 4.3 smartphone, in the China market in June, according to China-based media reports.

Notebook vendor shipments see instability due to lack of panel access

May 9, 12:02

Some notebook vendors' shipments are being affected due to lack of panel access as panel makers shift their production capacity to mobile and TV panels.

Pegatron expects sequential growth of up to 5% in 2Q14 notebook shipments

May 9, 11:13

Pegatron expects ODM notebook shipments in the second quarter of 2014 to grow up to 5%, and motherboard and desktop shipments to decline 15-20%, company CEO Jason Cheng said at a...

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    Microsoft Nokia X2 smartphone

    Microsoft Devices Group has unveiled the Nokia X2, the newest addition to the expanding Nokia X family smartphones. The new Nokia X2 provides access to Android apps and Microsoft...

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    Amazon has unveiled Fire, the first smartphone designed by the company and features Amazon's Dynamic Perspective and Firefly. Dynamic Perspective uses a new sensor system to respond...

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    Garmin has launched a fitness band (smart pedometer bracelet), Vivofit, in the Taiwan market. Vivofit can record users' step counts, walking distance and calories burned in daytime...

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    HTC Desire 310

    HTC has unveiled the new HTC Desire 310 for the entry-level market. It runs on a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, with a 4.5-inch screen and 5-megapixelcamera. It also features the HTC...

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    Asustek FonePad 7 LTE

    Asustek's FonePad 7 LTE, unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2014, is a 7-inch phablet with built-in LTE connectivity and phone functionality. Fonepad 7 LTE features dDual front speakers,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 7.

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