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Huawei launches new flagship P9 for high-end smartphone market

Apr 7, 14:54

Huawei has unveiled its new premier smartphone, the Huawei P9, in London, which is expected to compete head to head with Apple's iPhone 6s and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S7.

Xiaomi invests in India-based video content provider, says report

Newswatch - Apr 7, 13:31

Xiaomi Technology will invest US$25 million in India-based digital entertainment content provider Hungama, in a bid to integrate Hungama's content with its smartphones launched in...

China market: 2nd-tier smartphone vendors post strong shipment growth in 2015

Apr 7, 10:29

China-based second-tier smartphone vendors, including Vivo, Oppo and Gionee, managed to continue ramping up their shipments in 2015 despite dwindling demand and industry consolidation...

HTC March revenues drop on month and on year

Stockwatch - Apr 6, 21:42

High Tech Computer (HTC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.14 billion (US$127.57 million) for March 2016, representing a 1.34% drop on month and 79.3% drop on year.

HTC teams up with London-based Harrods to promote HTC Vive

Apr 6, 21:39

HTC has announced that it will team up with Harrods to establish an HTC Vive experience zone at its flagship department store in London, offering customers the ability to get hands-on...

Asustek ZenFone 3 specifications leaked, reports paper

Newswatch - Apr 6, 13:41

Asustek Computer's next-generation smartphone, the ZenFone 3, will feature a metal body, 2.5D screen, USB Type-C interface, fingerprint identification and laser auto focus, according...

Compal aims to hike 2016 revenue proportion for non-notebook products to 30%

Apr 1, 15:36

Compal Electronics aims to increase the revenue proportion for non-notebook product lines in 2016 to 30%, according to the company.

Global smartphone sales to grow 7% in 2016, says Gartner

Mar 31, 22:25

Global smartphone sales will, for the first time, exhibit single-digit growth in 2016, according to Gartner.

Chip orders from Apple slow, say sources

Mar 31, 10:50

Chip orders from Apple are relatively slow in the second quarter of 2016 compared to those in the same quarter in previous years, according to industry sources.

Xiaomi unveils Mijia brand for non-smartphone products

Mar 30, 15:09

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled a new brand, Mijia, for product lines other than smartphones, according to the company. Xiaomi has sold 18.5 million smart wrist bands, 89.6 million...

Taiwan market: Samsung ranks top smartphone vendor in sales volume in February

Mar 29, 11:25

Samsung Electronics ranked as the number one smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market in February with a 22% share, according to data compiled by local retail channels.

China market: Coolpad revenues down, but profits up in 2015

Newswatch - Mar 25, 16:11

China-based smartphone vendor Coolpad has reported that revenues for the whole group reached HK$14.668 billion (US$1.89 billion) in 2015, decreasing 41.09% from a year earlier. However,...

Acer splits into 2 major business groups

Mar 25, 12:26

Acer has announced the division of its core and new businesses into two groups. The new structure will address the diverse development needs of IT hardware products versus cloud services,...

Taiwan market: LG launches modular G5

Mar 25, 12:14

LG Electronics has unveiled its G5, an Android 6.0 modular smartphone, in Taiwan at a contract-free retail price of NT$23,900 (US$724) with availability to begin in early April. The...

Intel IDF Shenzhen to promote IoT

Mar 24, 14:59

Intel will host Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in Shenzhen, China on April 13, focusing on Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Intel will also unveil its latest business strategies...

HTC to hold product presentation on April 12

Mar 23, 22:03

HTC will hold product presentations in Taipei, New York and London on April 12. The vendor is expected to unveil its new flagship model for 2016, likely named HTC M10, during the...

15 million 4-inch iPhone SE to ship in 2016

Mar 23, 14:50

Component makers in the iPhone supply chain in Taiwan are mostly conservative about the prospects of the new iPhone SE, expecting total shipments to reach 15 million units in 2016,...

Apple introduces iPhone SE with 4-inch display

Mar 22, 13:54

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,...

China vendors to ship 200-300 million fingerprint-recognition-enabled smartphones in 2016

Mar 21, 22:10

China-based smartphone vendors have been mostly inclined to adopt fingerprint recognition for their mid-range and high-end models and consequently they will ship an estimated 200-300...

Oppo, Vivo strong smartphone shipments to benefit supply chain makers

Mar 21, 15:18

China-based smartphone vendors Oppo and Vivo have managed to continue ramping their shipments to the domestic and overseas markets, which will assure steady orders for makers in the...

Japan Display reforms highlight competitive nature of LTPS panel market

Mar 18, 15:08

The announcement that Japan Display (JDI) is undertaking structural reforms is no surprise considering the competitive state of the LTPS display market for small- to medium-size pa...

Worldwide shipments of wearables to reach 110 million in 2016, surpass 200 Million in 2019, says IDC

Newswatch - Mar 18, 14:24

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices are expected to reach 110 million by the end of 2016, up 38.2% on year, according to IDC.

Digitimes Research: Smartphone vendors adding VR or modularized parts into flagship models

Mar 18, 12:25

Observing smartphone brand vendors' exhibitions at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, Digitimes Research found that the smartphone market is moving toward a new development direction...

Samsung Galaxy S7 teardown reveals ho-hum refresh, says IHS

Mar 17, 22:26

A preliminary estimate by IHS shows that the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone costs about US$255 to build. The US version of the Galaxy S7 with 32GB of NAND memory carries a bill of materials...

FIH Mobile nets US$229 million in earnings for 2015

Mar 17, 22:08

Handset ODM FIH Mobile, a member of the Foxconn Group, has reported 2015 revenues of US$7.451 billion, up 9.09% on year, as net profits surged 35.06% to US$229 million.

China Mobile reports CNY668.3 billion in 2015 operating revenues

Mar 17, 16:30

China Mobile has released its 2015 financial report, recording operating revenues of CNY668.3 billion (US$102.98 billion), up 2.6% on year.

PC, handset component suppliers worry about mounting inventories

Mar 17, 11:27

Suppliers in the PC and handset supply chains have begun to worry about piling up inventories of parts and components as current demand for PC and handset products has been falling...

IC design houses set to land more orders from smartphone sector in 2016

Mar 16, 15:50

Taiwan-based IC design houses are set to land more orders from the smartphone sector in 2016 as smartphones launched in the year are likely to come with dual-lens modules, fingerprint...

China market: Samsung smartphone share sinks to 7.7% in 2015, says Counterpoint

Mar 16, 14:59

Samsung Electronics saw its smartphone shipments to China tumble 39% on year in 2015, reducing its share in the market to 7.7%, from 12.8% in 2014, according to Counterpoint.

HTC reports net profits for February

Mar 16, 11:04

HTC has reported net profits of NT$824 million (US$25.09 million) or NT$1 per share for February. However, EPS stood at negative NT$0.48 for the first two months of 2016.

Competition in smartphone chipset solutions market to heat up in 2H16

Mar 15, 13:59

Competition in the smartphone chipset solution market is expected to heat up in the second half of 2016 when major players including Qualcomm, MediaTek, Spreadtrum Communications...

Synnex nets NT$2.01 per share for 2015

Mar 15, 11:14

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has published its 2015 financial report, recording consolidated revenues of NT$322.133 billion (US$9.81...

HTC showcasing more VR contents at GDC 2016

Mar 14, 22:03

HTC will team up with Valve to showcase VR (virtual reality) applications at the Game Developer Conference (GDC) 2016 to be held in San Francisco from May 14-18, according to HTC.

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

Newswatch - Mar 11, 12:13

Samsung Electronics has launched its new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, in the Taiwan market.

HTC new flagship smartphone to support Vive, says report

Mar 11, 10:47

HTC's new flagship model for 2016, likely to be named HTC One 10, will support its forthcoming VR (virtual reality) device, the Vive, according to a Taipei-based Central News...

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    Polar M600

    The Polar M600, a waterproof sports watch powered by Android Wear, features the Finland-based vendor's proprietary optical heart rate technology and provides wrist-based heart rate...

    Photo: Company, Aug 4.

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    Samsung Galaxy Note 7

    Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 features a 5.7-inch Quad HD dual edge Super AMOLED display protected by Corning's latest Gorilla Glass 5 cover glass. The smartphone is highly water resistant...

    Photo: Company, Aug 3.

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    Apple iPhone SE smartphone

    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,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 23.

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    Samsung 12-megapixel image sensor

    Samsung Electronics has announced a 12-megapixel image sensor for smartphones. Already in mass production, this 1.4 micron-pixel-based image sensor is equipped with Dual Pixel technology...

    Photo: Company, Mar 22.

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    Acer Liquid Jade Primo smartphone

    Acer's Liquid Jade Primo is a 5.5-inch premium smartphone running Windows 10 Mobile. The Liquid Jade Primo provides productivity for professionals through Continuum, allowing Windows...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

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