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FIH Mobile reports decreased earnings for 2016

Newswatch - Mar 13, 10:41

FIH Mobile, the handset arm of the Foxconn Group, has reported net profits of US$136 million for 2016, declining 40.4% from a year earlier.

Asustek reports 10% on-year decline in February revenues

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 16:22

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$31.818 billion (US$1.02 billion) for February 2017, representing a 1.5% increase on month and 10.1% drop on year.

China smartphone vendors conservative about placing component orders

Mar 10, 15:58

Competition in China's smartphone market is getting keener, forcing some players including Huawei, Xiaomi, Vivo and LeEco to turn more conservative about placing orders with upstream...

China makers ship 46.86 million handsets in January

Mar 9, 14:09

Handset shipments, including exports, by China-based makers totaled 46.86 million units in January, of which 45.03 million units were smartphones, according to a ChinaTechNews.com...

Taiwan market: HMD launches Nokia 6

Mar 8, 15:34

HMD Global has launched the Android-based Nokia 6 smartphone in the Taiwan market targeting the mid-tier market. The phone will be available from Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) or yahoo.com...

The ceremony for the launch of the Nokia 6

Synnex sees increased February revenues

Mar 8, 11:32

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$24.419 billion (US$795 million) for February, growing 3.15%...

HTC February revenues flat on month

Mar 7, 11:20

Smartphone vendor HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.669 billion (US$152 million) for February, growing 0.09% on month and 11.17% on year.

China market: Xiaomi, LeEco smartphone sales declining after price hikes

Mar 6, 12:17

China-based smartphone vendors Xiaomi Technology and LeEco reportedly have reduced their orders for parts and components recently as their smartphone sales have been affected by recent...

Smartphone distributor Senao sees earnings up 24% in 2016

Newswatch - Mar 6, 10:36

Smartphone and consumer electronics products distributor Senao International has reported net profits of NT$997 million (US$32.2 million) for 2016, increasing 24% from a year earlier...

Re-launch of Nokia 3310 makes sense, say sources

Mar 3, 16:24

Considering the keen competition and the high penetration rates of smartphones in more mature markets, it makes sense for HMD to re-launch the classic Nokia 3310, according to industry...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches pink-colored ZenFone 3 Max

Mar 3, 15:43

Asustek Computer has released a new pink-colored model of its ZenFonre 3 Max family products into the Taiwan market.

Asustek ZenFone 3 Max

Apple redesigns fingerprint ID solution for OLED iPhone, say sources

Mar 3, 11:15

Apple has selected neither Synaptics' Natural ID touch fingerprint sensor nor Qualcomm's Sense ID fingerprint technology for its new OLED iPhones, and decided to use its own Authentec...

China-based Meizu may switch mobile AP orders to MediaTek from Samsung, says report

Mar 2, 15:42

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu reportedly plans to purchase mobile application processors from MediaTek for its upcoming high-end M Pro 7 smartphone instead of buying Exynos...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to launch gold-colored iPhone 6 32GB limited edition

Mar 2, 13:53

Mobile telecom operator Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has begun taking pre-sale orders for a limited edition of gold-colored iPhone 6 32GB to be launched in the Taiwan market on March 10, according...

High component prices to squeeze margins at smartphone makers, says TrendForce

Mar 2, 10:43

Prices for key components used in smartphones including memory chips and AMOLED panels have been rising the second half of 2016, according to market research firm TrendForce. With...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments by Taiwan brand vendors, ODMs to decline nearly 40% in 1Q17

Mar 2, 10:33

Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and ODMs are expected to decline 39.6% on year to below 10 million units in the first quarter of 2017, according to Digitimes...

MWC 2107: China smartphone vendors show off new products

Mar 1, 21:24

China-based smartphone vendors, including Huawei, Oppo, TCL and Lenovo all have tried to steal the spotlight at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017.

Oppo demonstrates its 5x camera module

HTC to launch mobile VR devices for year-end holiday season

Mar 1, 14:38

HTC plans to launch mobile VR (virtual reality) devices as well as a second-generation selfie Re Camera prior to the 2017 year-end holiday season, according to Chang Chia-lin, president...

China market: Xiaomi unveils Surge S1 mobile chip

Newswatch - Mar 1, 12:25

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled its first in-house developed smartphone solution, dubbed Surge S1, making it the second smartphone vendor to roll out its own mobile chips after Huaw...

MediaTek rolls out 10nm mobile chips

Mar 1, 11:00

MediaTek has announced the commercial availability of its Helio X30 system-on-chip (SoC) designed for high-end smartphones. Mass production for the SoC has kicked off, said the company,...

Taiwan market: HMD to start marketing Nokia 6 in early March

Newswatch - Mar 1, 10:56

HMD Global will start marketing the new Nokia 6 in the Taiwan market on March 8 after the Finland-based firm officially unveiled the model along with the Nokia 5, 3 and the iconic...

Qualcomm makes splash with VR announcements

Feb 24, 17:01

Qualcomm has made several announcements in the virtual reality (VR) space including introducing a new virtual reality development kit (VRDK) for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile...

Qualcomm share of China AP market to hit 30% for first time since 2012

Feb 24, 16:37

Although the first quarter is the slow season in the China application processor (AP) market, Qualcomm is expected to continue outperforming its competitors and further increase its...

MWC 2017 set for a new round of competition for smartphones

Feb 24, 12:20

A number of Android phone brands are expected to showcase their new models for 2017 at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC), heralding a new round of competition in the global...

Samsung steps up cooperation with China-based handset suppliers

Feb 24, 11:41

Samsung Electronics has stepped up its contact with handset supply chain makers in China, aiming to strengthen its cooperation ties with ODMs and component suppliers to enable access...

HTC aims high while LG look low in India smartphone market

Feb 23, 11:44

HTC has reiterated its stance that it wants to focus on the high-end of the India smartphone market while LG Electronics is reportedly making plans to increase its presence in the...

Qualcomm, ZTE and China Mobile to collaborate on 5G NR trials at 3.5 GHz

Feb 22, 16:35

Qualcomm, ZTE, and China Mobile have announced plans to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on the 5G New Radio (NR) specifications being developed...

Qualcomm begins comeback fight against Korean FTC

Feb 22, 16:22

Qualcomm has petitioned the Seoul Central District Court to not implement fines totaling SKW1.03 trillion (US$865 million) levied by the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC).

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments up slightly in January

Newswatch - Feb 22, 15:30

Sales of smartphones in the Taiwan market reached 692,000 units in January 2017, up 3.75% on month but down 5% from a year earlier, according to data compiled local retain channels...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches Mi Note 2, Redmi Note 4X

Feb 22, 11:46

Xiaomi has launched its Mi Note 2 and Redmi Note 4X smartphones in the Taiwan market. The two models will be available starting March 1, with the Mi Note 2 priced at NT$16,999 (US$552),...

Xiaomi Taiwan president Henman Lee

New iPhone shipments to reach 100 million in 2017, says TrendForce

Feb 22, 11:06

Apple's latest refresh of the iPhone series scheduled for later this year will include three new models, with one of them having significant hardware and design upgrades such as an...

Xiaomi likely to unveil in-house developed CPUs on February 28

Feb 21, 18:59

Xiaomi Technology has sent out invitations for a product event to be held on February 28, during which the vendor is expected to unveil its in-house developed Pinecone CPUs and an...

China market: White-box smartphone supply chain faces increasing pressure from brand vendors

Feb 21, 14:17

As first-tier China-based smartphone vendors including Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Gionee are gearing up efforts to expand sales overseas, their white-box handset competitors are...

Sated China smartphone market to sit back and digest inventory in 1Q17

Feb 21, 12:22

After seeing record shipments in the fourth quarter of 2016, the China smartphone will ease up and try to digest inventory in the first quarter of 2017. Smartphone shipments in the...

Smartphones to remain largest AP application through 2020, says Digitimes Research

Feb 20, 22:32

Smartphones will remain the largest market for application processors (AP) through 2020, accounting for over 80% of all APs shipped annually during the period, according to Digitimes...

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