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Emerging markets drive worldwide smartphone sales to 19% growth in 1Q15, says Gartner

May 28, 21:05

Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users reached 336 million units, an increase of 19.3% during the first quarter of 2015, according to Gartner. This growth was led by strong smartphone...

Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments in 2015 to reach 1.368 billion units

May 28, 20:59

There will be an estimated 1.368 billion smartphones shipped globally in 2015, growing 13.6% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

HTC to block media from attending shareholders meeting

May 28, 14:49

HTC has announced that it will not open its upcoming shareholders meeting, scheduled on June 2, to media, a measure which is not common for listed companies in Taiwan and may reflect...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches new flagship Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 Tablet

May 28, 13:48

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its latest flagship smartphone the Xperia Z3+ in London, the UK and has also hosted a launch conference in Taiwan.

Sony Mobile Xperia Z3+

Sharp to launch smartphones in Indonesia, says report

May 27, 20:01

Sharp will launch smartphones in the Indonesia market in 2015, starting with the Aquos Crystal, a model launched in North America in October 2014 through cooperation with Sprint,...

Global smartphone growth to slow to 11.3% in 2015, says IDC

Newswatch - May 27, 14:00

Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 11.3% in 2015, which is down from 27.6% in 2014, according to IDC.

Taiwan ODMs to snap up all orders for next generation iPhone, say sources

May 27, 11:32

Taiwan-based handset ODMs will continue to snap up all orders for production of next generation iPhone devices despite recent market rumors indicating that Apple plans to add a China-based...

Xiaomi Technology expects 2015 cloud computing revenues to hike 4-5 fold, says chairman

May 26, 21:54

Xiaomi Technology expects its revenues from cloud storage services in 2015 to hike on year by 4-5 fold, according to company chairman and founder Lei Jun speaking at the Global Big...

Digitimes Research: Lenovo ranks as 3rd largest smartphone vendor in 1Q15

May 26, 21:49

Lenovo outperformed domestic rival vendors Huawei and Xiaomi Technology to take the third position in the global smartphone vendor rankings in the first quarter of 2015, according...

China market: HTC to launch HTC One E9sw to ramp up sales, says paper

Newswatch - May 26, 15:47

HTC plans to launch a new model of its HTC One E9+ family products, the HTC One E9sw, in the China market to boost its market share, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily...

Asustek faces challenge to hit 2015 target shipments of 25 million smartphones

May 25, 13:54

Asustek Computer has seen consumers in the China market have returned nearly 200,000 ZenFone smartphones due to issues when upgrading from Android 4.4 to Android 5.0, which is expected...

China market: Price competition for 4G smartphones heating up

May 25, 11:20

China Unicom and handset vendor Xiaolijiao have jointly launched an ultra-low priced 4G smartphone, the Honglajiao, in China, which is likely to trigger a new round of price-cut competition...

China-based white-box vendors push dual-OS tablets

May 22, 15:37

China-based white-box tablet vendors, in view of stagnant demand for tablets in general and falling demand for white-box models, have offered Windows/Android dual-OS models in an...

Intel, Rockchip jointly promoting SoFIA 3G-R SoCs in China

May 22, 15:16

Intel and China-based Rockchip Electronics have recently stepped up their joint efforts to promote the quad-core SoFIA 3G-R (C3230RK) SoC solutions to the white-box tablet sector...

Lenovo revenues up 21% in fiscal 4Q14

May 22, 11:47

China-based IT vendor Lenovo has published its financial report for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 (April 2014-March 2015), with revenues of US$11.3 billion growing 21% on year.

BlackBerry targeted for acquisition, say sources

May 22, 11:37

BlackBerry is once again being pinpointed as a target for acquisition after it managed to swing back to profitability in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 (December 2014-February...

iPhone shipments to reach over 230 million in 2015, says firm

May 22, 10:57

The 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch versions of the next iPhone, rumored to be called iPhone 6S, will enter mass production in June 2015 and be shipped in the third quarter of the year, with...

Fitbit maintains leadership share of wearable band market before Apple Watch entrance, says Canalys

May 21, 21:11

The wearable band market grew over 150% as more than seven million units were shipped in the first quarter of 2015, according to Canalys.

LG to launch 2 flagship smartphones for mid-range segment, says report

May 21, 14:33

LG Electronics plans to launch two flagship smartphones, the G4 Stylus and G4c, for the mid-range market in the next couple of weeks to boost its overseas shipments, according to...

Asustek pushing 2 smartwatches designed by notebook and motherboard teams

May 21, 14:27

Asustek Computer is planning to push two smartwatch series, the ZenWatch and the VivoWatch. Internally the notebook team will handle ZenWatch R&D and the motherboard team is in...

Shipments of 2-in-1s to grow over 60% on year in 2015, says MIC

May 21, 14:20

Notebook shipments, which are being impacted by tablets, are expected to drop 2.7% on year to reach 167 million units in 2015, but 2-in-1 device shipments are expected to grow 62.5%...

China white-box players remain aggressive about tablet market, but brand vendors hold back

May 21, 11:18

Despite the fact that first-tier vendors including Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer, Lenovo and Toshiba have significantly reduced the number of new tablet products for the second...

HTC may reduce component orders for HTC One M9 by 30%, say sources

May 21, 10:55

HTC may cut its orders for related parts and components for its flagship smartphone, the HTC One M9, by as much as 30% due to lower-than-expected sales for the model in the end-market,...

TSMC to manufacture fingerprint sensors for next iPhone

May 20, 20:56

TSMC will reportedly manufacture fingerprint sensors for use in the next-generation iPhone series at its 12-inch wafer fabs using 65nm process technology, according to industry sou...

Google seeking new partners for nexy generation Nexus phones; China vendors may prevail

May 20, 15:46

Google will continue to roll out its next-generation Nexus smartphones, and a number of handset vendors including Lenovo, Xiaomi Technology, Huawei and LG Electronics are likely to...

Arima, Silitech, Merry post poor results in 1Q15

May 19, 15:10

Handset ODM Arima Communications and component suppliers Silitech Technology and Merry Electronics have all reported poor results for the first quarter of 2015 due to seasonality.

Commercial tablet and 2-in-1 expansion accelerates in Western Europe, says IDC

May 15, 16:25

According to figures published by IDC, the overall tablet market in Western Europe remained challenged in the first quarter of 2015, declining 10.5% on year with shipments totaling...

Xiaomi ships nearly 15 million smartphones in 1Q15, says report

May 15, 15:36

Xiaomi Technology shipped 14.98 million smartphones in the first quarter of 2015 compared to 11 million units shipped a year earlier, the China-based 163.com quoted company CEO Lei...

Taiwan market: Microsoft releases 3 smartphones for entry-level to mid-range segment

May 15, 11:46

Microsoft has launched three smartphones, the Lumia 640 LTE, Lumia 640 XL LTE Dual SIM and Lumia 430 Dual SIM, in the Taiwan market, targeting the entry-level to mid-range segment.

Microsoft introducing new Lumia devices

Taiwan market: HTC to launch One M9+ smartphone

May 15, 11:16

HTC has launched its new flagship model, the HTC One M9+, in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$23,000 (US$781) unlocked.

Jack Tong, president of HTC North Asia

Taiwan market: Samsung to launch blue topaz Galaxy S6

May 13, 15:00

Samsung Electronics plans to launch its limited edition of blue topaz Galaxy S6 in the Taiwan market on May 18, to cash in on the current high demand for the Galaxy S6 devices in...

Asustek keeps smartphone shipment goal unchanged despite slower sales in 1Q15

May 13, 11:29

Asustek Computer's goal of shipping 25 million smartphones in 2015 remains unchanged despite the weaker than expected shipment performance in the first quarter of the year, according...

Wistron ships 1.4 million notebooks in April

May 12, 22:08

Wistron has announced it shipped 1.4 million notebooks, 900,000 smart handheld devices, 600,000 LCD monitors, 1.1 million desktops, 500,000 LCD TVs and 160,000 servers in April 201...

Asustek 1Q15 net EPS hits 3-year low

May 12, 21:49

Asustek Computer recorded net EPS of NT$4.96 (US$0.157) for the first quarter of 2015, its lowest quarterly level since the second quarter of 2012, the company said at a May 12 investors...

China market: Handset shipments up 11% on year in April, says report

May 12, 21:39

Handset shipments in China totaled 45.201 million units in April, increasing 11% from a year earlier, according to a China-based QQ.com report. For the first four months...

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    Sony SmartBand 2

    Sony Mobile has unveiled smart bracelet SmartBand 2, which is set to become available worldwide starting September. The SmartBand 2 features the same form factor and designs as...

    Photo: Company, Aug 24.

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    Microsoft Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM feature phone

    Microsoft has announced the new Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM, aimed at first-time mobile phone buyers, as well as people looking for a reliable backup device for their smartphones...

    Photo: Company, Jun 30.

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Apple Watch smartwatches

    Apple has announced that the Apple Watch will be available on April 24 to customers in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the UK and the US. The Apple Watch...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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