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HTC launches 4 HTC Desire smartphones in the US

Newswatch - Jul 17, 15:49

HTC has launched four new models of its HTC Desire family, the HTC Desire 626, 626s, 526 and 520, in the US targeting the mid-range segment.

Wearable systems give major boost to total IoT sales in 2015, says IC Insights

Jul 17, 15:07

Market revenues associated with network communications, sensing, and control functions in subsystems and objects attached to the Internet of Things (IoT) are forecast to grow 29%...

Taiwan market: Samsung to launch Galaxy A8

Jul 16, 11:28

Samsung Electronics plans to unveil its new smartphone, the Galaxy A8, in the Taiwan market on July 21. The Galaxy A8 features a metal body, 5.7-inch AMOLED display, Qualcomm 8-core...

Microsoft may increase smartphone outsourcing as it closes China plants

Jul 16, 10:21

Microsoft has closed its China-based handset manufacturing plants in Beijing and Dongguang, a move which will pave the way for the company to increase outsourcing of smartphones to...

China market: 4G handset shipments soar in 1H15

Jul 15, 21:55

China shipped a total of 237 million handsets in the first half of 2015, rising 7.4% from a year earlier, with shipments of 4G models increasing 381.8% on year to 195 million units,...

Taiwan market: Oppo unveils smartphones R7, R7 Plus

Jul 14, 22:48

China-based vendor Oppo has unveiled its 5-inch R7 and 6-inch R7 Plus smartphone in the Taiwan market. The R7 is available immediately at NT$10,990 (US$355) unlocked, while the R7...

Oppo launches new phones in Taiwan

Microsoft likely to focus on flagship, business-use smartphones, say sources

Jul 14, 15:28

Microsoft, while initiating a new phase of restructuring of its smartphone subsidiary Microsoft Mobile, is likely to revamp its strategy for smartphones by focusing on high-end and...

Wearable device orders may not be strong enough to support supply chain growth

Jul 14, 15:14

Although many brand vendors have launched wearable products, orders for wearable devices may not be sufficient to drive growth for related component suppliers. The vendors have many...

Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 5 in mid-August, say sources

Jul 14, 14:17

Samsung Electronics will unveil its new flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 5 in New York on August 12 and launch the model in major markets on August 14, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

Middle East and Africa smartphone market to top 155 million units in 2015, says IDC

Newswatch - Jul 13, 21:14

Middle East and Africa (MEA) smartphone shipments are set to total 155 million units in 2015 after increasing 66% on year to more than 36 million units the first quarter of the year,...

Foxconn Vietnam investment plan rejected

Jul 13, 14:59

Investment Promotion Agency under Vinh Phuc Province, northern Vietnam, has rejected a US$200 million investment plan proposed by Taiwan-based EMS provider Foxconn Electronics, according...

Foxconn plans to build 10-12 plants in India in 5 years

Jul 13, 14:50

The Foxconn Group plans to establish 10-12 plants to create over one million job opportunities in India before 2020, according to chairman Terry Gou.

Pegatron sees decreased June revenues

Jul 13, 10:45

Pegatron has reported its June consolidated revenues reached NT$70.011 billion (US$2.26 billion), down 0.80% sequentially and 6.45% on year.

Synnex sees increased June revenues

Jul 10, 10:46

Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$25.66 billion (US$828 million) for June, increasing...

China ZACEEZ to become largest handset production base worldwide

Jul 10, 10:42

China government-developed Zhengzhou Airport Comprehensive Economic Experimental Zone (ZACEEZ) in northern China has a cluster of nearly 70 handset supply chain makers currently and...

Foxconn reports increased sales for June

Jul 10, 10:19

Foxconn Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$318.56 billion (US$10.27 billion) for June, up 5.62% sequentially and 0.49% on year.

Large-screen smartphone shipments to rise 66% in 2015, says IC Insights

Jul 9, 10:16

Large-screen smartphones, or phablets with displays of five inches or greater, are on track to surpass worldwide shipments of tablet computers in 2015, according to IC Insights. The...

BlackBerry to roll out Android-based smartphones in 2H15, say sources

Jul 9, 09:27

BlackBerry reportedly plans to roll out multiple models of Android-based smartphones in the second half of 2015, with Taiwan-based handset ODMs, including Foxconn Electronics, Compal...

Worldwide device shipments to grow 1.5% to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, says Gartner

Jul 8, 20:26

Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are expected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, a 1.5% increase from 2014 and down from the...

Digitimes Research: Shipments of Intel CPU-based Android tablets to decline in 2015

Jul 8, 14:12

Global shipments of Android-based tablets powered by Intel CPUs are expected to drop to 10.8 million units in 2015, down from14.23 million shipped a year earlier. Meanwhile, sales...

China market: Asustek bullish about smartphone sales in 2015, says report

Newswatch - Jul 8, 11:44

Asustek Computer is bullish about its smartphone sales in the China market in 2015 as it aims to become one of the top-10 smartphone vendors there, the China-based

HTC sees June revenues drop

Stockwatch - Jul 7, 15:54

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.679 billion (US$280.48 million) for June 2015, representing a 19.55% drop on month and 60.4% drop on year. The monthly figures were...

Inspection firm Sporton reports record revenues for 2Q15

Jul 7, 15:40

Taiwan-based Sporton International, which provides mobile device testing and certification services, saw its second-quarter revenues climb to a quarterly high of NT$820 million (US$26.5...

Taiwan market: Oppo to launch Mirro 5s, R7 smartphones

Jul 7, 15:38

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo will start marketing its Mirro 5s in the Taiwan market on July 9, with plans to unveil its new R7 smartphone in the local market one week later.

Oppo R7

Samsung slashes handset panel pricing to bump up orders

Jul 7, 15:05

As shipments of Samsung Electronics smartphones have been lower-than-expected in the market, Samsung Display has suffered in handset panel shipments and therefore has reduced pricing...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2Q15 handset shipments up 18.6% on quarter

Jul 7, 14:48

Taiwan-based brand handset vendors and handset ODMs shipped a total of 20.82 million handsets in the second quarter of 2015, increasing 18.6% on quarter but decreasing 1.6% on year,...

China market: Meizu ships 8.9 million smartphones in 1H15

Jul 7, 10:54

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu has reported that it shipped 8.9 million smartphones in the first half of 2015, increasing 540% from a year earlier period.

Foxconn Electronics to produce Xiaomi, Asustek smartphones for sale in Brazil

Jul 6, 22:02

China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology will soon its launch entry-level Hong Mi (Red Rice) 2 smartphone in the Brazil market and Taiwan-based vendor Asustek Computer will also launch...

HTC posts net losses of over NT$8 billion in 2Q15

Stockwatch - Jul 6, 16:05

HTC has posted revenues of NT$33.01 billion (US$1.076 billion) for the second quarter of 2015, meeting the low-end target of its revised guidance of NT$33-36 billion.

Digitimes Research: Shipments of white-box phablets suffer first on-year decline in 2Q15

Jul 6, 15:44

Shipments of phablets by China-based white-box suppliers suffered their first year-on-year decline in the second quarter of 2015, affected by unfavorable global market conditions...

Pegatron China subsidiary recruiting workers for new iPhone, says report

Jul 6, 10:34

Protek (Shanghai), a Pegatron subsidiary in eastern China, began to recruit workers at the end of June in preparation for starting OEM production for new iPhone devices in August,...

Smartphones to represent 80% of total handset shipments in 4Q15, says IC Insights

Jul 3, 15:31

Smartphones first accounted for more than 50% of total quarterly cellphone shipments in the first quarter of 2013. In fourth-quarter 2015, smartphones are forecast to reach 435 million...

Taiwan market: iPhone 6 sales slowing down, say channels

Jul 3, 15:00

Sales momentum of iPhone 6 and iPhone Plus in the Taiwan market seems to have slowed down due to a waning enthusiasm over for the large-size iPhone devices as well as market expectations...

New iPhone enters production, say Taiwan makers

Jul 3, 11:37

Makers in the iPhone supply chain have started delivering parts and components to the two iPhone OEMs Foxconn Electronics and Pegatron for production of next generation iPhone devices,...

India to be second-largest smartphone market by 2017, says Strategy Analytics

Jul 2, 22:13

Worldwide smartphone sales are forecast to grow from 1.5 billion units in 2015 to a record 1.7 billion by 2017, according to Strategy Analytics. China, India and the US are the big...

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    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

    Apple has announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the latest iPhone models from the company. The new iPhones introduce 3D Touch, which senses force to access features and interact...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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    Asustek ZenFone Zoom smartphone

    Asustek Computer has unveiled its ZenFone Zoom smartphone. The ZenFone Zoom features a 13-megapixel front camera, supporting 3X optical zoom. The smartphone is equipped with Intel's...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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    Asustek ZenWatch 2 smartwatch

    Asustek Computer has unveiled two ZenWatch 2 smartwatches. The ZenWatch 2 smartwatches feature Android Wear and are able to pair with either Android- or iOS-based smartphones. Asustek...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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    Sony Xperia Z5 smartphone

    Sony has unveiled its next-generation Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, and Xperia Z5 Premium, and the vendor claims the last model as the world's first 4K smartphone. The Xperia Z5...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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