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  • Last update: Tuesday 28 June 2016 [9195 news items]

Asustek ranks top SIM-free smartphone vendor in Japan in 2015, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 1, 14:55

Asustek Computer ranked the number one supplier of SIM-free smartphones in Japan in 2015 with a 28.6% market share, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...

Taiwan IC suppliers look to land more orders from Huawei, Lenovo in 2016

Feb 1, 13:23

Taiwan-based IC design houses, particularly LCD driver IC vendors, are eyeing orders from Huawei and Lenovo to sustain sales growth and market share in 2016, according to industry...

Oppo ships 50 million smartphones in 2015

Feb 1, 10:30

China-based vendor Oppo has announced that it shipped 50 million smartphones globally in 2015, increasing 67% from a year earlier. The sales made Oppo the world's eighth-largest vendor...

Global smartphone shipments up 5.7% on year in 4Q15, says IDC

Newswatch - Jan 29, 16:16

Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 399.5 million units during the fourth quarter of 2015, up 5.7% from a year earlier, according to the latest data released by IDC.

Commentary: Apple expected to see decreasing profits from hardware

Jan 29, 11:47

Apple is expected to see difficulties maintaining strong hardware sales, as sales of iPhone, iPad and Mac-series products during its fiscal first quarter of 2016 were all weaker than...

Inventec Appliances hikes efficiency, cuts labor via automation

Jan 29, 10:53

Smartphone and smart hand-held device ODM Inventec Appliances has increased overall production efficiency by over 20% and reduced the workforce at its factories in eastern China from...

Production of new 4K iPad Air to begin in 2Q16, say Taiwan makers

Jan 28, 15:29

Apple is expected to unveil new models of its iPad Air in March 2016 and production will start in the second quarter, with General Interface Solution and TPK Holding to supply touch...

Digitimes Research: More fashion, sports gear, medical vendors step into smartwatch sector

Jan 28, 14:54

New smartwatches displayed at CES 2016 indicate that more vendors of fashion products, sports gear, medicare devices and traditional watches have stepped into the smartwatch segment,...

Digitimes Research: China vendors ship over 150 million smartphones in 4Q15

Jan 28, 10:00

Total shipments of smartphones by China-based vendors grew 8.8% on quarter and 18.3% on year to 154.2 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to the latest data released...

Apple reports record fiscal 1Q16 results

Jan 27, 14:11

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 first quarter ended December 26, 2015. The Company posted record quarterly revenues of US$75.9 billion and record quarterly...

Huawei to lead smartphone vendors in shipment growth in 2016

Jan 26, 21:00

Huawei is expected to lead smartphone vendors with the highest shipment growth rate in 2016 as other brands including Samsung Electronics, Apple and Xiaomi are likely to see their...

Second-generation Apple Watch to enter mass production in 2Q16

Jan 26, 14:31

The second-generation Apple Watch is expected to enter mass production in the second quarter with Quanta Computer to be the sole manufacturer of the device, according to sources from...

China market: Meizu to cut personnel, says report

Jan 26, 14:09

China-based vendor smartphone Meizu plans to slash its workforce as part of its restructuring plan, with less than 5% of its total 4,000 employees to be affected, according to China-based...

Asustek eyes 30 million smartphone shipments in 2016; to push shipments in India, Brazil, Russia and Africa

Jan 25, 21:45

Asustek Computer is aiming to ship 30 million smartphones in 2016 and become a worldwide top-10 smartphone vendor. To achieve the goal, India, Brazil, Russia and Africa will become...

HTC announces key promotions

Jan 25, 11:12

HTC has announced the promotions of Jason Mackenzie to global executive vice president and Andre Lonne, his successor as president of HTC Americas.

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,...

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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...

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