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Digitimes Research: Non-gaming VR applications showcased at CES 2016

Jan 22, 15:08

VR (virtual reality) devices showcased at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) highlighted many applications beyond gaming to include education, medical care, social networking...

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales to reach 7.5-8.0 million units in 2016

Jan 22, 09:47

Smartphone sales in the Taiwan market are expected to stay flat at 7.5-8.0 million units in 2016 as compared to a year earlier, according to sources from local retail channels.

HTC denies plans to spin off VR business unit

Jan 20, 14:05

HTC has denied a media report indicating that it plans to spin off its virtual reality (VR) business unit to form an independent company in a bid to boost its VR business. The company...

Taiwan market: HTC ships over 2 million Android phones in 2015

Jan 20, 14:00

HTC shipped over two million smartphones in the Taiwan market in 2015, representing an increase of over 20% from a year earlier and making it the top vendor for Android phones in...

Inventec Appliances completes new facilities in Nanjing

Jan 20, 10:50

Inventec Appliances, a subsidiary of Inventec, completed recently the second phase of its factory in Nanjing, doubling its handset production capacity to 86 million units a year,...

HTC lands new Nexus smartphone orders from Google, says report

Jan 19, 21:28

HTC has landed OEM orders for production of next-generation Nexus-series smartphones to be released in fall 2016, according to a China-based tech.qq.com report.

Worldwide IT spending forecast to grow 0.6% in 2016, says Gartner

Jan 19, 14:12

Worldwide IT spending is forecast to total US$3.54 trillion in 2016, just a 0.6% increase over 2015 spending of US$3.52 trillion, according to Gartner. 2015 saw the largest US dollar...

HTC reportedly to set up independent VR company

Jan 19, 11:33

HTC plans to spin off its virtual reality (VR) business unit to form an independent company in a bid boost its VR business operations, according to a Taipei-based Central News...

Samsung, Oculus and HTC ready to strive in VR market

Jan 18, 21:32

The global virtual reality (VR) market is expected to begin gaining momentum soon as Samsung Electronics, Oculus and HTC are ready to compete with each other in the sector, according...

Compal to set up smartphone factory in India

Jan 18, 11:22

Compal Electronics will set up a factory in New Delhi, India, specifically for assembly of smartphones for 3-4 vendors, with production to begin in March 2016, according to company...

China market: Xiaomi ships 70 million smartphones in 2015

Jan 18, 10:25

Xiaomi Technology has announced that it shipped 70 million smartphones in 2015, falling short of its target of 80-100 million units set for the year.

Global smartphone shipments up 10.3% in 2015, says TrendForce

Newswatch - Jan 15, 15:31

Global smartphone shipments grew 10.3% on year to 1.293 billion units in 2015, with 539 million units shipped by China-based vendors, according to TrendForce.

Taiwan market: Samsung launches 18.4-inch tablet

Jan 15, 11:45

Samsung Electronics has unveiled Galaxy View, a 18.4-inch tablet featuring in-house-developed Exynos 7580 1.6GHz 8-core processor, Full HD resolution, 2GB memory and 32GB storage,...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile aims to take second position in local smartphone market in 2016

Newswatch - Jan 15, 10:53

Sony Mobile Communications aims to capture the second title ranking in Taiwan's smartphone market in 2016, according to Sony Mobile Taiwan general manager Jonathan Lin.

Taiwan market: Consumer and enterprise demand for consumer electronics and smartphones to pick up in January

Jan 14, 22:05

The Taiwan government's subsidies on home appliances and handsets to promote power-saving products and 4G services are expected to boost consumer demand for consumer electronics and...

China market: Foxconn ramping up production of Xiaomi Mi 5

Newswatch - Jan 14, 15:44

Foxconn Electronics is currently ramping up production of Xiaomi's Mi 5 smartphones as the China-based vendor is likely to launch the new model around February 20, according to media...

Samsung to expand markets for Tizen-based Z3, says paper

Jan 14, 15:07

Samsung Electronics plans to expand export outlets for its Tizen-based Z3 smartphones to include Russia, Indonesia and other markets in Europe, in addition to the current market,...

Tizen Z3 smartphone

Middle East mobile device shipments crosses 29 million units in 3Q15, says IDC

Newswatch - Jan 14, 14:59

A total of 29.75 million mobile phones were shipped across the Middle East region during the third quarter of 2015, marking a 4.4% increase from the previous quarter, according to...

Samsung to roll out 413 million handsets in 2016, says paper

Jan 14, 11:32

Samsung Electronics plans to roll out 413 million handsets in 2016, a decline of seven million units or 1.6% from the 420 million units it produced in 2015, according to a Korea-based...

China smartphone brands to enter new consolidation phase in 2016

Jan 14, 10:27

Smartphone brands in China are expected to enter a new phase of consolidation in 2016 as some vendors have sold their sub-brands or introduced new strategic partners, according to...

Global smartwatch, bracelet sales to reach 100 million units in 2016

Jan 13, 15:40

Global sales of smartwatches and bracelets are expected to reach 100 million units in 2016, led by the release of a second-generation Apple Watch in the second half of the year, according...

Commentary: Challenges facing iPhone suppliers

Jan 13, 12:31

Taiwan-based makers in the iPhone supply chain must have been aware that sales of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus have gradually lost their momentum, meaning Apple's orders for iPhones and...

Synnex Technology continues hot streak with December revenues

Jan 11, 22:47

Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International on January 11 reported consolidated revenues of NT$33.866 billion (US$1.03 billion) for...

China market: Xiaomi announces Hongmi 3

Jan 11, 22:39

China-based Xiaomi has announced its Hongmi 3 smartphone, priced at CNY699 (US$106) and is marketing the product by mainly pushing its long battery life.

Qualcomm regains competitive edge in China solution market

Jan 11, 11:53

Qualcomm has regained its competitive edge in China's smartphone solution market as it has managed to renew licensing agreements with a number of China-based handset vendors, according...

Arima reports decreased sales for December

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 10:37

Arima Communications has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.255 billion (US$37.52 million) for December 2015, decreasing 24.67% on month and 31.95% on year.

Huawei expects to ship 120 million smartphones in 2016

Jan 8, 16:27

Huawei is expected to further ramp up its smartphone shipments to 120 million units in 2016, buoyed by growing sales momentum of its products in Europe and emerging markets, as well...

iPhone 6s/6s Plus-related orders to fall short of expectations by 10-30% in 1Q16, say Taiwan makers

Jan 8, 16:16

Makers in the iPhone supply chain are expected to see their orders fall short of expectations by 10-30% in the first quarter of 2016 as Apple has continued to adjust its inventory...

HTC December revenues lowest in 10 years

Jan 8, 13:38

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.517 billion (US$198.1 million) for December 2015, down 36.64% on month and 57.08% on year. The monthly figures were also the lowest...

Digitimes Research: Apple iPhone 6s/6s Plus expected to see 5-10% on-year decline in 1Q16

Jan 8, 10:57

Apple's iPhone shipments are expected to have registered single-digit percentage growth on year in the fourth quarter of 2015, but shipments are likely to drop 5.2-10.1% on year in...

HTC teams up with Under Armour to launch UA HealthBox

Jan 7, 16:10

HTC has teamed up with Under Armour to launch UA HealthBox, a connected fitness system kit comprising of three devices: a wearable wristband, a heart rate monitor and a Wi-Fi connected...

China market: Xiaomi ready to launch Mi 5

Jan 7, 12:07

Xiaomi Technology is ready to roll out its new smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 5, shortly after the Lunar New Year holidays, according to a China-based tech.qq.com report.

HTC denies report about selling HQ building

Jan 6, 14:20

HTC has denied a local media report indicating that the company plans to liquidate its headquarters building located in Hsintien, northern Taiwan.

CES 2016: Asustek to start marketing ZenFone Zoom in US in February

Newswatch - Jan 6, 11:04

Asustek Computer has announced that it will begin marketing its flagship smartphone, the ZenFone Zoom, in the US in February, priced at US$399.

CES 2016: Acer announces new Chrome products, smartphones and LCD monitors

Jan 5, 21:36

Acer has announced its latest Chrome products: the Chromebase 24 all-in-one PC and the Chromebook 11, as well as its new Liquid Jade Primo smartphone, TravelMate P648 commercial notebook,...

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    Apple has introduced the iPhone SE with a 4-inch display, in a compact aluminum design that has been updated with matte-chamfered edges, a color-matched stainless steel Apple logo,...

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