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HTC sets up new company; may spin off VR business unit

May 5, 15:59

HTC has established a new company, renewing speculation that the smartphone vendor may spin off its virtual reality (VR) business, according to industry sources.

China market: Xiaomi delays Mi Band 2 launch

May 5, 15:11

Xiaomi Technology will delay the launch of its second-generation Mi Band 2 to June, one month behind its original schedule, company CEO Lei Jun said in a statement posted on China-based...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to grow in 2Q16

May 5, 14:21

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market are expected to stage a rebound in the second quarter of 2016, triggered by the adjustment of 4G service pricing by major telecom operators,...

India market: Lenovo and Apple seeing fast growth among top-10 smartphone vendors, says Canalys

May 5, 09:56

India's smartphone market grew 12% on year to 24.4 million units in the first quarter of 2016, according to Canalys. Among the top-10 vendors during the quarter, Lenovo grew the most...

China market: Component orders from China white-box handset makers to decline

May 4, 15:29

While parts and component makers in Taiwan's handset supply chain are still receiving substantial orders from China-based white-box handset makers, orders are likely to reduce gradually...

Taiwan market: HTC launches 2 new mid-range smartphones

Newswatch - May 3, 22:04

HTC has launched two new models of its mid-range Desire-series smartphones, the Desire 825 and Desire 830, targeting the sub-NT$10,000 segment of Taiwan's smartphone market.

Android Open Source market opportunities shrinking as Android One becomes viable market contender

May 3, 14:39

Overall smartphone share of the global handsets market is slowing as mobile phone (or feature phone) sales show some resilience through local brands in emerging markets. While ABI...

Digitimes Research: iPhone shipments to rebound in 3Q16, but ASP to drop to US$600

May 3, 11:21

Apple is expected to ship 41-43 million iPhone devices in the second quarter of 2016 (or Apple's fiscal third quarter) before ramping up shipments to 45-48 millionin the third quarter,...

HTC sells land to improve financial operations

May 3, 11:17

HTC has reported that it sold recently a land lot located in Taoyuan City, northern Taiwan for a total of NT$2.88 billion (US$89.29 million), which will generate an income of NT$990...

iPhone shipments to continue to drop in 2Q16

Apr 28, 16:03

Shipments of iPhone devices are expected to continue to decline to around 40 million units in the second quarter of 2016 (or Apple's fiscal third quarter) after shipments dropped...

Worldwide smartphone growth goes flat in 1Q16, says IDC

Newswatch - Apr 28, 15:31

Global smartphone shipments reached 334.9 million units in the first quarter of 2016, up slightly from the 334.3 million units shipped a year earlier, marking the smallest on-year...

Taiwan market: Smartphones sales dip in March; Samsung outperforms Apple in volume sales

Newswatch - Apr 28, 12:55

Sales of handsets, mostly smartphones, totaled 672,000 units in the Taiwan market in March, a decline of 37,000 units from the previous month and 21,000 units from a year earlier...

Apple sees iPhone shipments drop in fiscal 2Q16

Newswatch - Apr 28, 10:23

Apple has announced that it posted quarterly revenues of US$50.6 billion and quarterly net income of US$10.5 billion, or US$1.90 per diluted share for the fiscal 2016 second quarter...

High-end smartphone sales decelerating, affecting IC orders

Apr 27, 11:49

Sales of high-end smartphones are decelerating, affecting orders for ICs and other parts and components, according to sources from Taiwan-based IC design houses.

PC, handset supply chain makers conservative about prospects for 2016

Apr 27, 11:15

Makers in the PC and handset supply chains in Taiwan are conservative about a business rebound in the second half of 2016 as well as the overall performance for the entire year amid...

HTC to launch accelerator programs to foster development of VR industry

Newswatch - Apr 26, 22:26

HTC has announced plans to inject over US$100 million to carry out a business accelerator program, HTC Vive X, to foster development of the virtual reality (VR) industry.

Cher Wang announcing HTC Vive X accelerator program in Beijing

Inspection service company Sporton posts EPS NT$1.80 for 1Q16

Newswatch - Apr 26, 13:59

Mobile device testing service company Sporton International has reported net profit of NT$160 million (US$4.94 million) for the first quarter of 2016, up 2.87% from a year earlier...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile to continue ramping up share in high-end smartphone segment

Apr 26, 12:14

Sony Mobile Communications will continue to ramp up its share in the over-NT$15,000 (US$462) segment of Taiwan's smartphone market in 2016 although high-end smartphones' share of...

New models of Xperia family products

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to drop in 2016

Apr 26, 11:20

Smartphone shipments in Taiwan are expected to drop on year in 2016 as the penetration rate of smartphones in the local market has already reached a rather high level, a market condition...

Taiwan market: Microsoft launches Lumia 950 smartphone

Apr 25, 15:32

Microsoft has launched its Windows 10-based high-end Lumia 950 smartphone in Taiwan and will initially push the device into the enterprise sector.

HTC to hold Vive strategy, ecosystem conference in Beijing

Apr 25, 12:26

HTC will hold a conference on strategy and ecosystem for HTC Vive in the China market in Beijing on April 26. Company chairperson and CEO Cher Wang will host the meeting.

China market: ZTE launches two new smartphones

Newswatch - Apr 21, 16:12

ZTE has announced two new smartphones, the ZTE A910 priced at CNY1,299 (US$201) and the ZTE V7 Max starting at CNY$1,799, according to a China-based tech.163.com report.

The ZTE V7 Max

China market: LeTV launches 3 new smartphones, to ship15 million smartphones in 2016

Apr 21, 15:30

LeTV has launched three new smartphones, the Le 2, Le 2 Pro and Le Max 2, at a product launch conference in Beijing, China and said it will expand its operations in markets including...

LeTV introducing new smartphones in Beijing

Vendors to release 2-in-1s with stylus in 3Q16

Apr 21, 14:45

Rising demand for 2-in-1 devices has increased the adoption of stylus support by brand vendors. In addition to Microsoft and Apple, Huawei, Acer, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell...

China white-box players eye VR, robot business opportunities

Apr 21, 14:08

With virtual reality (VR) becoming a hot topic in the IT industry, China-based white-box players have been aggressively releasing inexpensive head-worn VR devices and home-care robots,...

Handset supply chains in Taiwan, China face inventory losses

Apr 21, 11:25

Makers in the handset supply chains in Taiwan and China are becoming more conservative about building up inventories for parts and components due to intensifying competition in the...

Digitimes Research: Shipments of Oculus Rift CV1 delayed on shortage of lenses

Apr 21, 10:51

Shipments of Oculus' first virtual reality (VR) device, the Rift CV1, will be delayed to August due to a shortage of parts. While Oculus is reluctant to reveal which components are...

Over 100 China makers rushing into VR device market

Apr 20, 14:01

More than 100 companies in China have stepped into the development of virtual reality (VR) devices, focusing on entry-level products initially, according to trade sources.

Global smartphone shipments reach 292 million units in 1Q16, says TrendForce

Newswatch - Apr 20, 11:25

The worldwide smartphone shipments totaled 292 million units in the first quarter of 2016, down 18.6% from the previous quarter and 1.3% from a year earlier, according to TrendForc...

Qualcomm signs 3G/4G patent license agreement with Yulong

Newswatch - Apr 20, 11:03

Qualcomm has announced that it has signed a new 3G and 4G Chinese patent license agreement with Yulong Computer Telecommunication Scientific, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of...

China handset suppliers still ramping feature phone shipments

Apr 19, 12:05

Some China-based handset suppliers are still ramping sales of feature phones at lower prices to emerging markets where demand for such devices remains strong due to insufficient next-generation...

Mobile products, IoT, VR and robots spotlighted at Hong Kong Electronics Fair

Apr 14, 15:53

Hong Kong Electronics Fair Spring Edition is being hosted from April 13-16 and products such as smartphones, tablets, wearables, peripherals, IoT applications, robots and virtual...

Huawei aims to surpass Apple and Samsung in China smartphone market in 5 years, says CEO

Apr 14, 13:59

Huawei Technologies aims to surpass Apple and Samsung Electronics as the largest smartphone vendor in the China market in five years, according to a China-based sina.com...

Huawei Technologies aims to ship 140 million smartphones in 2016

Apr 13, 15:34

Huawei Technologies aims to ship 140 million smartphones worldwide in 2016, 44% of which will be mid-range and high-end models. The company aims at revenues of US$30 billion in 2016...

Taiwan market: Oppo to launch R9

Apr 13, 11:58

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo will launch the R9, an Android 5.1 selfie smartphone, in the Taiwan market at a contract-free retail price of NT$14,990 (US$460) on May 1.

Oppo R9 selfie smartphone
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