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Commentary: HP smartphone comeback efforts not promising

Jan 13, 15:48

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is planning a comeback to the smartphone market, but it is generally believed that chance is lower for HP to make its renewal efforts a success.

Synnex December revenues hit record

Jan 13, 11:46

IT and consumer electronic products distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$32 billion (US$1.067 billion) for December, hitting a record...

Gigabyte ships 20 million motherboards, 3.5 million graphics cards in 2013

Jan 13, 10:07

Gigabyte Technology shipped 20 million own-brand motherboards in 2013, of which most were entry-level and mid-range models and 40% were to the China market, as well as 3.5 million...

Coolpad aims to ship 60 million smartphones in 2014, says report

Jan 10, 14:25

China-based vendor Coolpad aims to ship 60 million smartphones in 2014, hiking 50% on year, according to China-based Xinhua Online.

Huawei, ZTE introduce new executives to promote handset sales

Jan 10, 14:10

China-based handset vendors Huawei and ZTE have recently hired new talent or reorganized their corporate structure in efforts to sharpen their global marketing and to win more shar...

MediaTek seeking partner to develop solutions for wearable devices

Jan 9, 19:43

MediaTek reportedly is looking for a partner specializing in the design of analog ICs to jointly develop solutions for wearable devices. Texas Instruments and Analog Devices are being...

Inventec, Wistron post mixed growth in December revenues

Jan 9, 18:19

Inventec had December consolidated revenues of NT$45.049 billion (US$1.50 billion) increasing 0.99% on month and 23.92% on year, while fellow maker Wistron has reported NT$48.242...

CES 2014: China IT vendors showcasing new infotainment, wearable devices, projectors

Jan 9, 15:44

China-based smartphone vendors Huawei and ZTE are showcasing products such as car infotainment, tablets, wearable devices and Wi-Fi micro-projectors at CES 2014.

Digitimes Research: Dual-OS 2-in-1s and Chromebooks a new hope for notebook vendors

Jan 9, 15:28

Facing the fact that the notebook industry is no longer enjoying strong growth, brand vendors have been trying to transform, or are searching for new business opportunities. Observing...

Arima Communications to ship 14-16 million smartphones in 2014

Jan 9, 15:25

Arima Communications is expected to ship 14-16 million smartphones in 2014, increasing 20-30% from a year earlier, buoyed mostly by orders from Sony Mobile Communications, according...

CES 2014: Asustek expects 20% shipment growth for notebooks and tablets in North America in 2014, says executive

Jan 8, 22:12

Asustek Computer expects its notebook and tablet shipments in North America to grow at least 20% on year in 2014, raising its ranking in the region's notebook market from seventh...

Worldwide device shipments on pace to grow 7.6% in 2014, says Gartner

Jan 8, 14:06

Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2014, a 7.6% increase from 2013, according to Gartner...

Taiwan market: HTC unveils 2 LTE smartphones

Jan 7, 20:42

HTC on January 7 unveiled two 4G LTE smartphones, the HTC One and HTC Butterfly S, for launch in the Taiwan market at recommended retail prices of NT$19,900 (US$663) and NT$20,900.

Asustek expected to ship 2014 target of 5 million smartphones

Jan 7, 20:25

Asustek Computer unveiled three ZenFone-series smartphones for the opening of CES 2013. Viewing that ZenFone models have comparatively high price-performance ratios, Asustek will...

CES 2014: Huawei unveils 6.1-inch Ascend Mate 2 4G smartphone

Jan 7, 15:23

China-based smartphone vendor Huawei has unveiled its new large-size smartphone, the Ascend Mate 2 4G, at a press event prior to the official opening of CES 2014.

China market: Xiaomi lowers price for Hongmi smartphone

Jan 7, 14:25

China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology has reduced the retail price for its budget TD-SCDMA smartphone, the Hongmi, launched in August 2013, from CNY799 (US$132) to CNY699, heralding...

CES 2014: Asustek to showcase latest smartphones, 2-in-1 and gaming monitor

Jan 7, 14:23

Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

Asustek to sell its new ZenFone 4 smartphone at US$99

Foxconn to develop Firefox OS tablet

Jan 7, 14:03

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is cooperating with Mozilla to develop a tablet featuring Firefox OS. Taiwan-based chipmaker VIA Technologies will also join the pr...

Foxconn to development Firefox OS tablet with Mozilla

Samsung 4Q13 profits to fall

Jan 7, 12:30

Samsung Electronics has estimated its operating profits for the fourth quarter of 2013 at about KRW8.3 trillion (US$7.8 billion), down 18% from the the prior quarter.

Taiwan market: LG to launch curved-screen smartphone G Flex

Jan 6, 21:10

LG Electronics on January 6 unveiled G Flex, a smartphone with a curved screen and body, for launch in the Taiwan market in mid-January at a contract-free retail price of NT$24,900...

LG G Flex

Digitimes Research: Shipment share of 8-inch tablets increases in December

Jan 6, 15:00

With brand vendors aggressively investing in the second half of 2013, 8-inch tablets accounted for 15.2% of global tablet shipments in December, while Android-based tablets acquired...

HTC sees 4Q13 net EPS of NT$0.38

Jan 6, 14:56

HTC on January 5 reported net profit of NT$310 million (US$10.4 million) for the fourth quarter of 2013, translating into net EPS of NT$0.38.

Sony Mobile to launch WP8 phones, say sources

Jan 6, 14:09

Sony Mobile Communications has decided to launch ODM models of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones, while concentrating its R&D efforts on Android and Firefox models, according...

Samsung to flood market with tablets in 2014; to offer new 7-inch tablet at US$129

Jan 6, 13:32

Samsung Electronics is reportedly planning to flood the tablet market with several different sized models including 7-, 8-, 10- and 12-inch in 2014 and will price its new 7-inch model,...

Samsung tablets

Motorola, LG to release new ODM smartphone orders to Taiwan-based suppliers

Jan 6, 13:28

Motorola Mobility and LG Electronics reportedly will release new ODM smartphone orders to Taiwan-based handset makers, a move which help Taiwan handset suppliers ease their over reliance...

Motorola

Digitimes Research: Korea tablet market being impacted by phablet products

Jan 3, 15:04

South Korea's tablet shipments have been dropping after reaching a peak in 2011 due to the rapid appearance of large-size smartphones and phablets, which are gradually replacing consumer...

Brand vendors gear up for CES 2014

Jan 3, 12:02

Tablet brand vendors such as Samsung Electronics, Google, Asustek Computer, LG Electronics and Lenovo are ready to showcase their latest innovations at the upcoming CES 2014 show...

Lenovo increases orders to notebook, tablet and smartphone supply chains

Jan 2, 15:26

Lenovo is putting in increased orders to the supply chains for notebook, tablet and smartphone products, according to industry sources.

Huawei posts revenues of US$38.5 billion in 2013, says top executive

Jan 2, 15:01

Huawei Technologies' revenues for 2013 are likely to total US$38.5 billion, increasing 10% from a year earlier, according to company vice chairman and acting CEO Eric Xu.

More China-based handset vendors to launch wearable smart devices

Dec 31, 14:28

Following the steps of Coolpad and TCL, more China-based handset vendors including ZTE and Huawei are expected to launch their own brands of wearable smart devices such as smartwatches...

Taiwan market: TWM launches three new smartphones and one tablet

Dec 30, 16:35

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has launched three new Amazing own-brand smartphones, the A5C, A6S and A7, for the entry-level segment in Taiwan. The Taiwan-based mobile telecom operator also...

HTC, LG may use sapphire in flagship smartphones in 2014

Dec 27, 15:01

Smartphone vendors HTC and LG Electronics will likely adopt sapphire home buttons in order to add fingerprint recognition in their next-generation flagship models, the HTC One 2 and...

Intel Capital to invest in SanJet Technology

Dec 27, 11:57

Intel Capital has announced that it will commit an equity investment into Taiwan-based SanJet Technology for the development of in-car digital video recorder (DVR) solutions and other...

Notebook vendors still conservative about 2-in-1 devices in 2014

Dec 27, 11:14

Most notebook vendors are still conservative about sales of 2-in-1 notebook/tablet convertible models in 2014 despite the increasing number of 2-in-1 devices.

China may require Microsoft lower patent fees as condition to acquiring Nokia devices unit, say sources

Dec 27, 10:15

China's Ministry of Commerce is reviewing Microsoft's planned acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services Unit for possible violations of its antitrust laws, and may take the opportunity...

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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...

    Photo: Company, Mar 11.

  • Asustek+FonePad+7+LTE

    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.

  • Nokia+X+family

    Nokia X family

    Nokia has unveiled its X family smartphones that run Android apps and Microsoft services. The Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL are priced to capture the fast-growing affordable smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Mar 6.

  • HTC+Desire+610

    HTC Desire 610

    The HTC Desire 610 comes with 4.7-inch screen, HTC BlinkFeed and HTC BoomSound. HTC described the Desire 610 as an entertainment hub targeting the midrange market segment. The...

    Photo: Company, Mar 6.

  • Samsung+Galaxy+S5+

    Samsung Galaxy S5

    Samsung Electronics has announced the Galaxy S5, its flagship smartphone for 2014. The new Galaxy S5 provides a personal fitness tracker to help users monitor and manage their behavior,...

    Photo: Company, Feb 27.

2014 global high brightness LED market
TD-LTE market developments and forecast, 2014-2016

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    This Digitimes Research Special Report outlines and analyzes the key trends and players that are influencing the continued development of China large-size and small-to medium size TFT LCD panel industry, while providing related growth forecasts for the industry through 2016.

  • Global AMOLED market analysis and forecast, 2011-2015

    This report analyzes the current state of development and strategies of the two largest AMOLED panel makers, Samsung and LG Display, examines the potential of the AMOLED handset panel and OLED TV markets, and takes an in-depth look at the competitiveness of S. Korea in the AMOLED sector.

  • ASPs of TD-LTE chips to remain stable initially as suppliers are limited

    While a number of IC vendors have begun shipping chips supporting TD-LTE, including base band chips, radio frequency chips, APs, SoC solutions and soft modems, shipments of base band chips account for a majority share of total TD-LTE chip shipments currently, according to Digitimes Research.