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Commentary: Samsung adoption of Microsoft apps could be ill-fated

Apr 13, 22:16

Samsung Electronics has announced that its mobile devices including smartphones and tablets will come with built-in Microsoft apps, a move which appears aimed at stemming its falling...

Foxconn 1Q15 revenues surpass NT$1 trillion mark

Stockwatch - Apr 13, 10:41

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported revenues of NT$338.29 billion (US$10.83 billion) for March, up 20.8% on month and 9.9% on year.

Asustek reports revenues for March 2015

Stockwatch - Apr 10, 15:58

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$42.128 billion (US$1.35 billion) for March 2015, representing a 21.09% increase on month but a 0.3% drop on year.

Synnex March revenues down on year

Apr 10, 15:45

Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$28.08 billion (US$894 million) for March, increasing...

Component supplies for Galaxy S6 devices getting tight, say sources

Apr 10, 15:06

Samsung Electronics is adjusting the production at the supply chain for its Galaxy S6 devices due to strong demand for the new smartphones, according to sources at the handset supply...

Digitimes Research: Lenovo smartphone shipments reach only 8-9 million units in 1Q15

Apr 10, 14:46

Lenovo's smartphone shipments in first-quarter 2015 reached only 8-9 million units, lower than the volume that Digitimes Research had previously estimated and about the same as the...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft new Windows 8.1 licensing subsidies to boost notebook ASPs, but may see limited demand

Apr 10, 11:35

Microsoft launched its latest Windows licensing fee subsidy program for Windows 8.1 in March which expanded the coverage of notebook models, adjusted subsidies, canceled the previous...

Compal ships 3.6 million notebooks in March

Apr 10, 11:13

Compal Electronics shipped 3.6 million notebooks in March, and consequently 9.3 million units in the first quarter of 2015, according to the company.

China-based Transsion, Tinno score points in tapping overseas smartphone markets

Apr 9, 20:26

China-base smartphone vendors Transsion Holdings and Tinno Mobile Technology have achieved significant marketing success in Africa and France, respectively, according to Taiwan-based...

China market: Xiaomi reports over CNY2 billion in anniverary sales

Apr 9, 14:35

Xiaomi Technology has announced that promotional sales on April 8 to mark the company's fifth anniversary reached CNY2.08 billion (US$335.1 million), higher than the CNY1.5 billion...

Taiwan market: HTC ranks as top smartphone vendor in 2014, says IDC

Apr 8, 22:06

HTC ranked as the number one smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market in 2014, followed by Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer, Apple and Sony Mobile Communications, according to...

Xiaomi aims to sell 2 million smartphones to mark 5-year anniversary

Newswatch - Apr 7, 22:18

Xiaomi Technology aims to sell two million smartphones to mark its five-year anniversary on April 8, one day after Asustek Computer began to market its ZenFone 2 smartphones in China,...

TCL expects smartphone revenues to expand 30% in 2015

Apr 7, 22:15

TCL expects its smartphone revenues to grow 30% on year in 2015, during which it will also begin to push sales of its smartphones in India and Brazil, according to company chairman...

Huawei Ascend P8 specs revealed

Apr 7, 15:18

China-based Huawei's new flagship smartphone the Huawei Ascend P8 will come with a 5.2-inch Full HD display, HiSilicon's 8-core Kirin 930 CPU and 13-megapixel camera, with 3GB RAM/32GB...

HTC March revenues up sharply; 1Q15 revenues meet guidance

Apr 7, 14:20

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$20.02 billion (US$647.16 million) for March, up 117.02% sequentially and 23.41% on year, powered by strong sales of its new flagship model...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments drop over 30% sequentially in 1Q15 as small regional vendors suffer

Apr 2, 15:19

China's smartphone shipments are expected to have dropped over 30% sequentially in the first quarter due to decreased export shipment. China's first- and second-tier brand vendors...

Samsung sees 15% of management resign in 2014, says report

Apr 2, 14:08

In 2014 approximately 15% of management staff at Samsung Electronics resigned following lower-than-expected smartphone sales at the company, most notably during the third quarter...

Digitimes Research: Lenovo to ship less than 10 million smartphones in 1Q15

Apr 2, 14:02

Lenovo is expected to ship less than 10 million smartphones in the first quarter of 2015 due to high inventories left over from the previous quarter as well as its marketing strategy...

Asustek ZenFone 2 pre-orders to reach 1 million units in China, says media

Apr 2, 13:34

Pre-orders for Asustek Computer's ZenFone 2 smartphones in China are expected to reach one million units in the two weeks prior to the official launch set on April 7, according to...

HTC to unveil new HTC One family products in April in Beijing

Newswatch - Mar 31, 22:02

HTC is likely to unveil two new models of its flagship HTC One M9 family products, the HTC One M9 Plus and HTC One E9 Plus, at a product presentation to be held in Beijing on April...

China market: Xiaomi unveils 5 new products

Mar 31, 21:56

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled five new products to celebrate its five-year anniversary. The new products include a pink edition Xiaomi Note, Hongmi 2A, Xiaomi 2 TV, Xiaomi scale...

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Lenovo plans to launch smartphones in Japan, says paper

Mar 31, 13:53

Lenovo plans to launch its smartphones in the Japan market starting 2015, according to a Japan-based Nikkei News report, citing sources at Lenovo Japan.

Sony Mobile aims to ship 38 million smartphones in FY2015, say sources

Mar 31, 11:33

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 38 million smartphones in fiscal 2015 (April 2015-March 2016), down slightly from 39.2 million units shipped in the previous fiscal year, according...

Asustek to add fingerprint ID function to ZenFone in 2H15, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 30, 23:02

Asustek Computer is planning to add fingerprint identification functionality to its ZenFone smartphones in the second half, at the soonest and the function will become a default feature...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

Mar 27, 13:12

Samsung Electronics has unveiled its new flagship family products, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy 6S Edge, in the Taiwan market and the new smartphones will be available starting April...

Samsung introduces the Galaxy S6 to the Taiwan market

Tablet vendors looking to tackle niche markets in 2015

Mar 26, 22:29

Tablet vendors are looking to tackle niche markets in 2015 including the industrial, commercial and education segments as the global tablet market is expected to take further hits...

Connected embedded navigation shipments to exhibit a CAGR of 31.6% between 2015-2020, says ABI Research

Mar 26, 22:17

Embedded navigation shipments will receive a much-needed boost with a CAGR of 31.6% between 2016-2020 as more and more consumer vehicles are sold with some form of embedded connectivity...

Lenovo separates mobile business unit by brand

Mar 26, 22:14

The Lenovo Group has separated its mobile business unit by brand, with its vice president Zhang Hui responsible for global sales of Lenovo brand smartphones, while vice president...

Apple rumored entry-level iPhone 6C to be made by Wistron

Mar 26, 15:05

Apple is reportedly planning to unveil a new range of iPhones in the second half, and among the new smartphones, the 4-inch entry-level iPhone 6C is expected to be manufactured by...

Apple to tap emerging markets again with iPhone 6C, say sources

Mar 26, 15:01

Apple reportedly plans to release a 4-inch iPhone model, tentatively referred to as iPhone 6C, to replace its predecessor the iPhone 5C in the second half of 2015, targeting the entry-level...

TSMC to supply chips for rumored iPhone 6S and 6C

Mar 25, 22:32

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will remain the major processor supplier for Apple in the second half of 2015 as the foundry will supply 20nm chips for an upcoming...

FPCB suppliers to enjoy better than expected sales in 1H15

Mar 25, 21:54

Sales momentum of iPhone 6 devices has continued in the first half of 2015, particularly in the second quarter, which will enable Taiwan-based flexible PCB suppliers including Zhen...

Apple to release 3 iPhone models in 2H15

Mar 25, 21:51

Apple will release three different iPhones in the second half of 2015, the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus and a 4-inch device currently being referred to as iPhone 6C, according to industry...

Apple Watch yields have been low but are increasing, say touch panel makers

Mar 25, 21:50

Following low yields for the Apple Watch in the first quarter of 2015 that reportedly were mostly below 50%, supply chain makers for the device including touch panel maker TPK have...

China market: Asustek launches new ZenFone smartphone

Newswatch - Mar 25, 15:50

Asustek Computer has launched its second-generation ZenFone smartphone in China with pricing starting at CNY1,299 (US$209) and the device is expected to pose a strong threat to China-based...

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