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China market: Smartphone users to be allowed to uninstall preloaded apps, says report

Dec 27, 15:08

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has published a set of preliminary regulations which demand smartphones sold in China beginning in July 1, 2017 come...

HMD Global developing 4 Nokia-branded smartphones for launch in 2Q-3Q17, say sources

Dec 27, 14:23

Finland-based HMD Global is expected to announce its first Nokia-branded smartphones in February 2017 at Mobile World Congress (MWC), and has been cooperating with supply chain makers...

Asustek, Gigabyte restructing poorly performing businesses

Dec 27, 14:10

As the mobile device market is no long seeing strong growth, Asustek Computer has been reorganizing its loss-making tablet business since the first half of 2016, while Gigabyte Technology...

Apple seeks help from Foxconn for Southeast Asia expansion, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 26, 14:45

Apple has been aggressively looking to expand into the Southeast Asia market recently and has reportedly partnered with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) for related...

Asustek, HTC, Acer to fall short of their smartphone shipment targets for 2016

Dec 26, 12:08

The three-leading Taiwan-based smartphone vendors, Asustek Computer, HTC and Acer, all will see their smartphone shipments fall short of their respective targets set for 2016, according...

China top-3 vendors to ship over 500 million smartphones in 2017

Dec 26, 11:16

The top-three China-based smartphone vendors, Huawei, Oppo and Vivo, are expected to ship a combined over 500 million smartphones, or one-third of global smartphones shipments, in...

Foxconn appoints CMO, says report

Newswatch - Dec 26, 10:37

Foxconn Electronics has named Freddie Yuan as the first person to hold the title of chief marketing officer (CMO) for the company, with the appointment becoming effective in December,...

HTC sends out invitations for product event on January 12

Newswatch - Dec 21, 22:56

HTC has sent out invitations for a product event to be held on January 12, 2017. New products to be presented at the event may include smartphones, VR devices or other types of wearable...

Huami to ship over 16 million wearable devices in 2016, says report

Dec 21, 15:47

Huami, a subsidiary of Xiaomi Technology, has shipped over 16 million wearable devices, including Xiaomi Mi Band, so far in 2016 with shipment value reaching CNY1.5 billion (US$215.83...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to reach 8-8.5 million units in 2017

Dec 21, 11:28

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market in 2017 are expected to be flat on year, totaling about at 8-8.5 million units, according to sources from local retail channels.

Acer recognizes intangible asset impairment of NT$6.34 billion

Dec 21, 11:24

Acer on December 20 announced the recognition of intangible asset impairment of NT$6.34 billion (US$199 million), equivalent to net loss per share NT$2.06, for 2016 in accordance...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile, Samsung to launch mobile e-payment services

Dec 20, 12:17

Mobile electronic payment (e-payment) services will gain a boost in the Taiwan market in 2017 as Sony Mobile Communications and Samsung Electronics will launch related services soon,...

BlackBerry secures global smart phone software and brand licensing agreement with TCL

Newswatch - Dec 19, 10:37

BlackBerry and TCL Communication Technology Holdings have entered into a long-term licensing agreement, providing acceleration to BlackBerry's transition into a security software...

Digitimes Research: 112.3 million smartphones shipped in China in 3Q16

Dec 15, 23:10

There were 112.3 million smartphones shipped in the China market during the third quarter of 2016, increasing 5.2% on quarter and 5.8% on year and accounting for 30.9% of the global...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi pushing sales of Mi Band bracelets, OTT boxes, smartphones

Dec 15, 14:44

Xiaomi Technology has continued to make headway for a number of its products, including Mi Band bracelets, OTT (over-the-top) boxes and smartphones, in the Taiwan market, according...

India currency reform having mix influence on Taiwan IT players, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 14, 15:22

India's recent currency reform reportedly has made local consumers become less willing to make purchase and has impacted smartphone sales in the country; however, Compal Electronics,...

HMD announces Nokia 150, Nokia 150 Dual SIM feature phones

Dec 14, 11:06

HMD Global, a start-up headquartered in Finland, has announced the launch of its Nokia 150 and Nokia 150 Dual SIM feature phones.

HMD announces Nokia 150

Asustek sees strong on-month revenue growth in November

Stockwatch - Dec 13, 21:58

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$48.73 billion (US$1.53 billion) for November 2016, representing a 27.21% increase on month but a 2.82% drop on year.

Taiwan Mobile sees revenues up slightly in November

Stockwatch - Dec 12, 10:21

Telecom operator Taiwan Mobile (TWM) saw its revenues grow 2.68% on month and 1.73% on year to NT$10.23 billion (US$321.87 million) in November. Revenues for the first 11 months of...

Foxconn Electronics and Pegatron post mixed November revenues growth

Dec 12, 10:17

EMS provider Foxconn Electronics saw its November consolidated revenues of NT$480.672 billion (US$15.1 billion) increase 1.85% on month but decrease 7.12% on year, while ODM Pegatron...

Arima Communications reports increased sales for November

Stockwatch - Dec 12, 10:13

Handset ODM Arima Communications has reported revenues of NT$2.104 billion (US$66.198 million) for November, up 3.33% on month and 26.28% on year.

Digitimes Research: China smartphone industry enjoys shipment growth in 3Q16 thanks to overseas demand

Dec 9, 16:08

Subsidies provided by China's top-3 telecom carriers led by China Mobile to encourage 2G and 3G service users to switch to 4G services continued to push China's mid-range and inexpensive...

Acer revenues drop 2.8% on year in November

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 15:42

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$22.725 billion (US$714.35 million) for November 2016, representing a 13.07% increase on month and 2.8% drop on year.

Oppo to begin selling smartphones in US by year-end

Dec 9, 14:08

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo will begin to market its smartphones in the US as it aims to further ramp its shipments in overseas markets, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: LG offers upgrades to Android 7.0 for LG G5

Dec 9, 12:21

As Google is planning to officially release Android 7.0 OS at the end of 2016, LG Electronics has taken the initiative to announce the availability of upgrades to the latest version...

Acer Starbreeze, HTC take part in global VR association, GVRA

Dec 9, 11:46

HTC and Acer Starbreeze have joined Google, Oculus, Samsung Electronics and Sony Interactive Entertainment to establish a non-profit organization, the Global Virtual Reality Association...

Taiwan market: Oppo launches R9s

Dec 8, 13:48

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo has launched its R9s smartphone in the Taiwan market, targeting the mid-range segment with a price tag of NT$14,990 (US$473) unlocked.

Oppo launches the R9s

Russia market: Xiaomi smartphones getting popular

Dec 8, 11:43

Sales of Xiaomi Technology's smartphones in Russia are gaining momentum, according to media reports in China. Xiaomi's smartphones are currently the sixth most popular mobile device...

Synnex Technology November revenues up on month, down on year

Dec 7, 14:00

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International on December 6 reported consolidated revenues of NT$30.755 billion (US$967 million) for November, growing...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODM smartphone shipments to decline in 4Q16

Dec 7, 11:26

Combined smartphone shipments by Taiwan-based brand handset vendors and ODMs will reach 13.82 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, up 11.8% sequentially but down 23% on year,...

HTC sees revenues continue to drop in November

Dec 6, 21:03

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.67 billion (US$240.68 million) for November, down 6.13% on month and 25.42% on year. Accumulated 2016 revenues through November totaled...

Taiwan market: Mitac launches smart wrist band

Dec 2, 16:13

GPS navigation device vendor Mitac International has launched MiVia Essential 350, a smart wrist band, in the Taiwan market for sale at NT$3,990 (US$125).

Global 4G smartphone shipments to top 1 billion units in 2016, says IDC

Dec 2, 11:10

Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to reach 1.45 billion units with an on-year growth rate of 0.6% in 2016, according to IDC. Although growth remains positive, it is down...

Falling smartphone IC ASPs discouraging device vendors from developing chips in-house

Dec 1, 15:09

Device vendors including Xiaomi, LG Electronics and Sony have all expressed their intention to develop smartphone chips in-house. Nevertheless, the average selling price for smartphone...

Apple reportedly begins to reduce orders for iPhone 7, say sources

Dec 1, 11:37

Apple reportedly has begun to reduce orders for iPhone 7s as initial sales momentum has started fading, according to sources from Taiwan's handset supply chain.

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