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HTC expects sales to doudle on quarter in 2Q14

Newswatch - May 6, 16:41

HTC expects its revenues to top NT$65-70 billion (US$2.16-2.33 billion) in the second quarter of 2014, improving significantly from NT$33.1 billion posted in the previous quarter.

LG resumes cooperation with Taiwan-based handset ODMs, say sources

May 6, 14:03

LG Electronics has resumed its cooperation with Taiwan-based handset ODMs by releasing orders for entry-level Android 3G smartphones to Arima Communications, according to industry...

Taiwan market: Sony launches SmartBand SWR10

May 6, 10:59

Sony Mobile Communications has announced the launch of SmarBand SWR10 smart bracelet in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$3,990 (US$132).

Sony SmartBand SWR10

Exhibitors show mixed expectations for Computex 2014

May 5, 22:31

Computex 2014 will be hosted from June 3-7 at the Taipei World Trade Center in Taiwan. Some exhibitors are concerned that the show may not be as attractive to visitors this year (2014)...

Worldwide tablet plus 2-in-1 shipments slipped to 50.4 million units in 1Q14, says IDC

May 5, 14:08

Worldwide tablet plus 2-in-1 shipments slipped to 50.4 million units in the first quarter of 2014, according to IDC. The total represents a sequential decline of 35.7% from the high-volume...

Two-thirds of smartphones will be chipset vendor reference designs by 2019, says ABI Research

May 5, 13:15

More than one-third of smartphones shipped in 2013 were attached to reference designs supplied by key chipset vendors, of which 69% were targeted at below US$200 price points. The...

Arima to ship three million smartphones in 2Q14

May 5, 13:06

Arima Communications is expected to see its smartphone shipments gain 15% sequentially to three million smartphones in the second quarter of 2014, buoyed by shipments of the Xperia...

China handset vendors may face increasing patent complaints, say sources

May 2, 15:58

China-based handset vendors have begun strengthening their patent portfolio or establishing defensive alliances to fend off increasing threats of patent complaints from international...

Digitimes Research: China vendors to see smartphone shipments grow over 20% sequentially in 2Q14

May 2, 14:23

Shipments of smartphones by China-based vendors are expected to advance 21.3% sequentially to 97.4 million units in the second quarter of 2014, buoyed by the release of entry-level...

Acer unveils smart bracelet Liquid Leap

May 2, 11:42

Acer unveiled its first smart bracelet model, Liquid Leap, and a 5-inch smartphone model, Liquid Jade, in New York on April 29.

Acer debuts new products

Apr 30, 15:17

Acer held a global launch event themed A Touch More Connected in New York on April 29, unveiling four new notebooks, two tablets, two AIO (all-in-one) PCs and a notebook/tablet 2-in-1...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to rise in 2Q14

Apr 29, 20:32

There will be 61.42 million tablets shipped globally in the second quarter of 2014, increasing 4.9% on quarter and 30.9% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan market: HTC to price Desire 816 lower to boost market share

Apr 29, 15:26

HTC will launch its high performance mid-range model, the Desire 816, in the Taiwan market in May at a price lower than market expectations, a move which will add more pressure on...

Taiwan market: FET to launch 2nd own-brand 4G smartphone, the Smart 403

Apr 28, 22:23

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, on April 28 unveiled the Smart 403, its second own-brand 4G smartphone...

Merry Electronics expanding overseas capacity with investment of NT$2.1-2.3 billion

Apr 28, 21:05

Taiwan-based handset component maker Merry Electronics is setting up a new factory in Thailand and expanding production capacity at a factory in southern China and another in eastern...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments to grow over 40% in 2Q14

Apr 28, 15:12

Taiwan-based handset ODMs and brand vendors are expected to see their combined handset shipments grow over 40% on quarter and also on year to a total of 23.4 million units in the...

Acer sets internal targets of 10 million smartphones and tablets for 2014

Apr 28, 10:34

Acer has set an internal goal of shipping 10 million smartphones and 10 million tablets in 2014, increasing from the 1.5 million and five million shipped in 2013, according to Acer's...

Lenovo to start dual-brand smartphone marketing

Apr 25, 15:31

Lenovo will adopt dual-brand marketing for smartphones in 2014, using the Motorola brand to sell mid-range to high-end models in the US and Western Europe, and selling entry-level...

Taiwan market: Huawei launching Honor 3C smartphone

Apr 25, 15:03

China-based Huawei will start marketing its Honor 3C smartphone in the Taiwan market at the end of April with a suggested retail price of NT$4,999 (US$165) unlocked.

China-based white-box tablet vendors face increasing competition from international brands

Apr 25, 14:34

International tablet vendors have launched various low-price models, posing increasing pressure on China-based white-box vendors. As a result, many second- and third-tier China-based...

Huawei Device aims to ship 80 million smartphones in 2014

Apr 25, 11:50

China-based vendor Huawei Device has set a goal of shipping 80 million smartphones globally in 2014, growing 53.8% on year, according to the company.

Taiwan market: HTC unveils Desire 816, Desire 610 4G smartphones

Apr 24, 16:14

HTC on April 23 unveiled two mid-range 4G smartphones, the HTC Desire 816 and Desire 610, for launch in the Taiwan market at contract-free retail prices of NT$9,990 (US$330) and NT$7,990,...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments drop 30% sequentially in 1Q14

Apr 23, 21:59

Global tablet shipments reached only 58.56 million units in the first quarter of 2014, down almost 30% sequentially, but up 4.6% on year despite Samsung Electronics trying to boost...

Taiwan market: Competition in 4G LTE smartphone segment heating up

Apr 23, 21:55

Competition for sales of 4G LTE smartphones in Taiwan is expected to heat up soon as Samsung Electronics, HTC and Sony Mobile Communications are likely to introduce mid-range to high-end...

Getac, Ennoconn to launch ruggedized tablets

Apr 23, 15:10

Industrial PC maker Getac Technology will launch a Windows 8.1 8.1-inch ruggedized tablet in the second quarter of 2014, while fellow maker Ennoconn has also finished development...

China white-box tablet prices expected to drop in 2014

Apr 23, 13:57

Pricing for white-box tablet products in China are likely to drop during 2014 as demand is expected to decrease while competition intensifies, according to China-based supply chain...

Tablet prices to see further drop in 2014

Xiaomi to increase orders for thin-film touch panels

Apr 22, 20:58

Xiaomi is expected to increase orders to panel makers for thin-film type touch panels, according to supply chain sources.

China market: Price/performance competition in smartphone segment intensifying

Apr 22, 13:35

Competition for higher price/performance ratios in China's smartphone space has continued to intensify and is likely to escalate into the mid-range to high-end segment, according...

Taiwan market: Garmin launches Vivofit

Apr 22, 11:03

GPS device vendor Garmin has launched a fitness band (smart pedometer bracelet), Vivofit, in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$3,990 (US$132), according to the...

Garmin fitness band, Vivofit

Cooling module makers to further reduce mobile device heat pipe thickness; expect penetration rate of over 15%

Apr 21, 21:52

Cooling module makers such as Japan-based Furukawa Electric Group and Fujikura and Taiwan-based Chaun-Choung Technology and Taisol Electronics, are looking to reduce the thickness...

Hardware players able to earn 75% of wearable device profits, says Intel executive

Apr 21, 13:27

Vice president of Intel Labs Jesse Fang, at the China Sourcing Fair: Electronics and Components Spring show in Hong Kong, said that wearable devices can be categorized into three...

Google reportedly to partner with HTC for 8-inch Nexus; less aggressive about tablet market

Apr 21, 13:21

Google reportedly has turned to cooperate with High Tech Computer (HTC) for its new 8-inch Nexus tablet instead of Asustek Computer. The device is rumored to be released in the third...

Google to partner with HTC for new Nexus tablet

Intel, MediaTek become favorites in China white-box tablet industry

Apr 21, 11:04

China's white-box tablet players have been turning to adopt application processor (AP) solutions from Intel and MediaTek for their 3G and LTE-enabled models because of Intel's subsidies...

Intel, MediaTek become new favorites of China white-box tablet industry

Asustek apologizes over ZenFone pricing blunder

Apr 18, 16:22

Asustek Computer has apologized to Taiwan's consumers for a difference in prices and specifications for its ZenFone smartphones sold in Taiwan and China.

Asustek chairman Jonney Shih (center) and other company executives

China market: Apple, Samsung account for 85% of 4G LTE smartphone market in January-February

Apr 18, 16:04

Apple and Samsung Electronics combined took an 85% share of the 4G LTE smartphone market in China in the first two months of 2014, according to data compiled by China-based Sino Market...

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    Before Going to Press | 4h 15min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 4h 19min ago

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