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CMI benefits from Nokia decrease in suppliers

Jul 25, 01:25

Nokia has been lowering its number of suppliers due to decreasing orders for its products. The company has now centralized most of its orders to Chimei Innolux (CMI), which is causing...

Nokia ships 10.2 million smartphones in 2Q12; may lose 3rd rank to Huawei

Jul 20, 15:41

Nokia has announced that it shipped 10.2 million smartphones, including four million Lumia models, in the second quarter of 2012, a performance which may lag behind China-based Huawei...

MediaTek, Spreadtrum reportedly to land large orders for feature phones

Jul 16, 12:24

Despite a slowdown in demand for feature phones, MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications are expected to land large-volume solution orders for feature phones from international brands...

Compal Communications sees large drop in June revenues

Jul 11, 15:38

Compal Communications saw its revenues sink 39.5% on month to NT$3.474 billion (US$116 million) in June due mainly to a large reduction in orders from Nokia, according to industry...

Nokia, RIM and HTC to see smartphone shipments continue sliding in 2H12, say sources

Jul 9, 12:19

Nokia, RIM and HTC are expected to see their smartphone shipments, as well as market share, continue declining in the third and fourth quarters of 2012 due to a lag in migration to...

India market: Smartphones account for 25% of sales value in 1Q12, says CyberMedia

Jul 6, 14:53

Sales of handsets in India grew 9.1% on year to top over 50 million units in the first quarter of 2012, with smartphones accounting for 5.3% of total sales in terms of shipment volume...

Branded handset vendors cutting orders to component suppliers, say sources

Jun 21, 10:57

A number of branded handset vendors, including Nokia, Motorola Mobility, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, RIM, HTC, Huawei Device and ZTE, have reduced...

Handset and component makers facing mounting pressure on shortened product life cycle

Jun 19, 14:29

Handset ODMs and makers of handset parts and components have experienced increasing pressure recently due to a shortening product life cycle of smartphones resulting from keen market...

Microsoft, Intel expect Windows 8 to help energize the netbook market

Jun 19, 01:40

As Microsoft is aggressively preparing its Windows 8 and Windows RT for launch in October to compete against Apple, sources from notebook players pointed out that Microsoft and Intel...

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Microsoft likely to announce a white-box tablet PC at conference, say sources

Jun 18, 16:17

With Microsoft set to host a product launch conference on June 18 that market watchers are speculating could be the company's own-brand Windows RT-based tablet PC, sources from upstream...

Microsoft will host a mysterious conference on June 18

MediaTek lands 2.5G handset solution orders from Nokia, say sources

May 21, 14:38

MediaTek reportedly has landed orders for 2.5G handset solutions from Nokia with shipments to begin in the third quarter of 2012, according to industry sources. MediaTek declined...

China market: Booming sales of Windows Phones could be short-lived, say sources

May 21, 12:49

Nokia's Lumia smartphones are currently enjoying booming sales in China, but some industry sources fear the brisk sales could be short-lived.

Nokia loses cellphone crown after 14 years as top brand

Apr 30, 15:36

Samsung Electronics overtook Nokia in the first quarter to become the world's largest cellphone brand for the first time. However, Samsung remained in second place in the smartphone...

Commentary: Nokia could make mistake again in feature phone segment

Apr 20, 15:51

Nokia has announced weaker than expected results for the first quarter of 2012, citing "greater than expected competitive challenges," as CEO Stephen Elop has indicated...

Nokia declining global share unfavorable to Taiwan handset supply chain makers

Apr 13, 16:12

Nokia's shipments of 12 million smartphones and 83 million handsets of all types in the first quarter of 2012 ranked third and second respectively among international vendors, and...

Compal Communications looks to 20% sequential shipment growth in 2Q12

Apr 12, 01:20

Compal Communications is expected to see its shipments of smartphones expand by 20% to over 2.2 million units in the second quarter of 2012, propelled by increasing orders for Android...

Silitech sees weak performance in March

Apr 10, 01:35

Taiwan-based handset keypad and magnesium-aluminum alloy component maker Silitech Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$840 million, down 20.56% on year, while consolidated...

Nokia, RIM, HTC, Huawei competing for third-rank smartphone vendor title

Apr 6, 11:36

Samsung Electronics and Apple have continued to widen their gaps against rival smartphone vendors in terms of shipments, leaving members in the second leading group in the segment...

China-based white-box handset players may face bankruptcy

Mar 29, 01:30

China-based white-box handset players are suffering as larger local players ZTE, Lenovo and Huawei are aggressively entering the CNY1,000 (US$159) smartphone segment, while first-tier...

China market: Nokia to launch Windows Phone 7.5 smartphones

Mar 16, 16:30

Nokia will launch Windows Phone 7.5 (Tango) Lumia series smartphones in the China market on March 28 through cooperation with China Unicom, China Telecom and China Mobile. WCDMA,...

Nokia likely to launch Windows 8 tablet PCs in 4Q12, say sources

Mar 12, 15:59

Nokia will team up with Microsoft to venture into the tablet PC market by releasing a 10-inch Windows 8-based tablet PC set on Qualcomm's dual-core platform in the fourth quarter...

Nokia reportedly to release 2.5G, 2.75G chip orders to Taiwan firms

Feb 14, 01:30

Nokia reportedly has begun design-in with Taiwan-based MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor for chipset solutions used in 2.5G and 2.75G handsets, with one or both of them expected to...

Nokia likely to release first chip orders to Taiwan firms

Nokia, Motorola and Sony likely to increase handset orders to Taiwan ODMs

Feb 10, 01:35

Nokia, Motorola Mobility and Sony Mobile Communications are expected to increase their outsourcing of handsets to Taiwan-based ODMs in 2012 in an effort to regain their global market...

MStar breaks into Nokia supply chain, says report

Newswatch - Feb 8, 14:55

IC design house MStar Semiconductor reportedly has entered the supply chain of Nokia with its 2G baseband chips, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report....

Smartphone and PC vendors to treat WP8 differently, say sources

Feb 4, 14:33

Although information indicates that Microsoft's next-generation handset platform, Windows Phone 8 (WP8), will support an array of technologies and functionalities, including dual-core...

Commentary: Strong smartphone competition a blessing in disguise for feature phones

Feb 4, 10:45

The global market for feature phones has continued to dwindle recently, since most branded handset vendors have shifted their focuses to the development of smartphones on the back...

Nokia maintains largest global handset market share in 2011, says IDC

Feb 3, 01:20

Nokia sold 417.1 million feature phones and smartphones together to maintain the largest global handset market share of 27% in 2011, but dropping 5.6pp from 2010, according to International...

LTE smartphones to account for 4-5% global shipments in 2012

Jan 16, 11:47

With nearly 50 telecom carriers around the globe having launched LTE services, global shipments of LTE-enabled smartphones are expected to reach 25-30 million units in 2012, accounting...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments post 17% sequential decline in 4Q11

Jan 9, 15:09

Shipments of handsets by Taiwan makers totaled 20.29 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011, down 17.4% on quarter and 19.7% on year as smartphone shipments by HTC were affected...

Nokia to produce high-end Lumia 900 Mango phones in house, say sources

Jan 6, 01:30

Having outsourced the production of its Lumia 800 and 710 Mango phones to Compal Communications, Nokia apparently has decided to manufacture its upcoming high-end Lumia 900 smartphones...

Compal Communication expects to ship 9.6 million handsets in 2012

Jan 5, 01:25

Compal Communication has announced revenues of NT$10.9 billion (US$359.65 million) for the fourth quarter of 2011 with its handset shipments in the quarter reached 1.5 million units...

China market: Nokia to face strong competition in Mango segment in 2012

Dec 30, 14:42

Nokia's plans to launch its Windows Phone 7.5 Mango smartphones in the China market in the first half of 2012 may face challenge from comparable high-end models rolled out by HTC...

Wintek to ramp up one-glass touch panel shipments in 2012

Dec 21, 15:04

Wintek is expected to see the ratio of its shipments of OGS (one glass solution) touch-panel solutions increase to over 20% of its total touch panel shipments in 2012 compared to...

Handset component makers operating at full capacity at China factories, say sources

Dec 16, 14:22

Most factories operated by Taiwan-based handset component makers in China are currently operating at full capacities due to increasing orders from branded handset vendors including...

Nokia orders for upstream suppliers to grow 20% in 2012, say sources

Dec 7, 15:44

The launch of Lumia Mango smartphones from Nokia has benefited Taiwan-based makers in the supply chain, and makers believe that orders from Nokia are expected to post a 20% growth...

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  • Nokia+X+family

    Nokia X family

    Nokia has unveiled its X family smartphones that run Android apps and Microsoft services. The Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL are priced to capture the fast-growing affordable smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Mar 6.

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    Nokia Lumia 920

    Nokia has announced the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Nokia Lumia 820, the first devices in Nokia's Windows Phone 8 range. Both phones will be available in pentaband LTE and HSPA+ variants...

    Photo: Company, Sep 6.

  • Nokia+CDMA+Windows+Phone+in+China

    Nokia CDMA Windows Phone in China

    China Telecom and Nokia have announced the Nokia 800C, the first CDMA Windows Phone in China and Nokia's first Lumia phone for the world's largest smartphone market. The partnership...

    Photo: Company, Mar 29.

  • Nokia+Lumia+900+

    Nokia Lumia 900

    At the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Nokia and AT&T announced the Nokia Lumia 900, the first of Nokia's Windows Phone-based range to feature high-speed LTE connectivity...

    Photo: Company, Jan 13.

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    Nokia 603

    Nokia has announced the Nokia 603, a smartphone preloaded with the latest apps and featuring single-tap pairing, sharing and tag reading with NFC. The Nokia 603 is equipped with...

    Photo: Company, Oct 14.

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