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Worldwide handset sales grow 8% in 4Q09; flat in 2009, says Gartner

Feb 25, 10:58

Worldwide handset sales to end users totaled 1.211 billion units in 2009, a 0.9% decline from 2008, according to Gartner. In the fourth quarter of 2009, the market registered a single-digit...

Nokia to skip Symbian v2 to v3 in 3Q10, says Nokia Taiwan executive

Feb 2, 10:08

Nokia plans to speed up the development of the Symbian platform by jumping over version 2 to offer version 3 featuring multi-touch functions in the third quarter of 2010 and then...

Taiwan market: NCC price adjustment proposal may deter carriers from investing, says Nokia Siemens executive

Jan 14, 14:10

The recent proposal by Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) requiring local telecom carriers to lower charges for fixed-line and mobile communication services may hamper...

GaAs foundry AWSC to benefit from Nokia shifting orders to Skyworks

Jan 14, 14:09

Nokia will reportedly switch 30% of its power amplifier (PA) orders from RFMD to Skyworks in 2010 - a move which will benefit Taiwan-based GaAs foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor...

Merry Electronics looks to strong revenue growth in 2010

Jan 12, 12:03

Taiwan-based acoustic device maker Merry Electronics is expected to see its consolidated revenues increase from NT$6.73 billion (US$211.64 million) in 2009 to NT$8.5-8.8 billion in...

Nokia reportedly to halve accessory suppliers, say sources

Jan 11, 12:29

Nokia reportedly plans to halve the number of its suppliers for handset accessories from over 10 currently to five in order to further strengthen the management efficiency of its...

Samsung and LGE to see higher global handset share in 2010, say Taiwan makers

Jan 6, 14:48

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics (LGE) are expected to see their market share in the global handset market continue to expand in 2010 if they can reach their sales targets for...

Taiwan market: More competition expected in CDMA handset segment in 2010

Dec 24, 15:45

A number of handset vendors plan to strengthen their deployments of CDMA handsets in the Taiwan market in 2010 even though sales of CDMA handsets currently account for only a 15%...

Nokia new focus on touch, full-keyboard and low-cost handsets will benefit Taiwan makers

Dec 4, 11:28

Nokia's target to significantly increase the proportion of touch and/or QWERTY devices in its smartphone portfolio and further optimize the industry's lowest cost end-to-end business...

Electronic compass/MEMS SoCs to take off in 2010

Dec 3, 14:51

More MEMS makers are expected to provide electronic compass and MEMS sensor combo solutions in 2010, helping to popularize LBS applications in the handset market, according to industry...

Handset panel makers respond to Nokia lawsuit saying price fixing not easy

Dec 3, 10:47

Commenting on Nokia's price-fixing lawsuit against LCD panel makers, sources with Taiwan's panel sector have noted that it is not be easy for suppliers to jointly control prices as...

Taiwan market: Sony Ericsson ranks top handset vendor in sales value in October

Dec 1, 13:11

Sony Ericsson has unseated Nokia to take the top spot in the Taiwan handset market in terms of sales value in October 2009 with a 27% share, according to data compiled by channel...

Foxconn has high hopes of taking up Nokia handset manufacturing plants, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 30, 12:26

Taiwan-based EMS firm Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), owning to its financial strength, has a better chance than rivals Elcoteq and Jabil to take up the handset...

Handset displays shipments up 30% sequentially in 2Q09, says DisplaySearch

Nov 25, 14:37

After hitting bottom in the first quarter of 2009, handset display shipments for the second quarter of 2009 reached 360 million units, up 30% sequentially and 3% on year, according...

Worldwide smartphone market continues to grow despite economic malaise, says IDC

Nov 9, 15:04

The worldwide smartphone market continued to weather the economic recession and reached a new record for shipments during a single quarter. According to IDC, vendors shipped a total...

Handset market turns corner in 3Q09; more gains expected in 4Q09, says IDC

Nov 3, 10:22

The worldwide handset market saw mild sequential growth in third-quarter 2009, according to IDC. On-year growth remained negative, but improved from the first half of 2009. Handset...

FIH to consolidate handset R&D units within Foxconn Group

Oct 29, 14:38

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) plans to consolidate a total of eight handset R&D units belonging to member companies within the Foxconn Group, including Foxconn Electronics,...

China market: Nokia set to launch first TD-SCDMA handset by year-end

Oct 28, 11:10

Nokia has announced its first TD-SCDMA handset, the 6788, which it expects to launch in the China market by the end of December 2009 in partnership with China Mobile.

Compal factory busy producing Nokia netbooks, new Booklet 3G may be launched in 2010, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 26, 17:09

Nokia is reportedly seeing strong market demand for its Booklet 3G mini-notebook, with Compal Electronics, the manufacturing partner, working overtime to satisfy demand, according...

Taiwan market: Nokia launches touch-enabled N97 mini smartphone

Oct 23, 14:01

Nokia has launched its touch-enabled N97 mini smartphone in the Taiwan market and will release two additional touch-enabled models - the 5230 in fourth-quarter 2009 and the X6 in...

Innolux, TPO announce merger

Oct 6, 16:33

Innolux Display and TPO Displays have announced a merger deal through a share swap to strengthen competitiveness in the small- to medium-size LCD panel market.

Nokia soliciting RFI for ODM production of Maemo-based smartphones, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 5, 11:45

Aiming to fend off increasing competition from rival vendors in the smartphone segment, Nokia has reportedly released RFI (request for information) requirements on ODM production...

CPT lands Nokia handset panel orders, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 29, 16:47

Taiwan-based LCD panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tube (CPT) has landed orders from Nokia for 2-inch entry-level to mid-range handset panels, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Strong orders to keep FIH handset production running during long October holiday, say IC distributors

Sep 28, 12:26

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) will continue its production in China during the long National Day holiday in October, and therefore IC distributors have been rushing to fulfill...

FIH

Broadcom to begin shipping baseband ICs to Nokia, says Broadcom Taiwan

Sep 22, 15:27

Broadcom will stat shipping handset baseband ICs to Nokia by the end of 2009, according to the company's Taiwan country manager Dana McCarty. Samsung Electronics has also begun adopting...

Broadcom Taiwan country manager Dana McCarty

LCD, touch panel orders rising for Samsung, LG handsets

Sep 21, 15:39

Handset panel shipments are expected to increase significantly in the third quarter and early fourth quarter, as Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are gearing up their handset...

Nokia to develop Maemo platform-based handheld devices for high-end segment

Sep 4, 14:57

Nokia will focus on the development of Maemo platform-based mobile Internet devices (MIDs) for the high-end mobile computing segment in addition to Symbian-based devices for the mass...

Synaptics supplies touchscreen solutions for Nokia X-series

Sep 4, 12:20

Synaptics has secured touchscreen solution orders for Nokia's recently announced X-series handsets, according to market sources. Synaptics is expected to see record shipments of touchscreen...

Nokia X-series

Nokia unveils new handsets at Nokia World 2009

Sep 3, 15:42

Nokia has announced three new multimedia handsets, the N97 mini, X6 and X3, at Nokia World 2009 being held in Stuttgart, Germany.

Compal lands 100,000 Nokia Booklet 3G orders for 2009

Sep 3, 12:28

Taiwan-based notebook maker Compal Electronics has landed orders for 100,000 Booklet 3G mini notebooks (netbooks) from Nokia with shipments to be fulfilled before the end of 2009,...

Smartphones to account for 17% of handset market in 2009, says TSR

Sep 2, 10:49

Global smartphone shipments in 2009 will reach 183.6 million units, accounting for 17% of the total mobile handset markets, according to Techno Systems Research (TSR). While overall...

China Telecom to cooperate with HTC and VIA Telecom to develop CDMA 2000-enable devices, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 28, 16:11

China Telecom will team up with Taiwan-based chipset solution provider VIA Telecom, terminal-end device vendor HTC (High Tech Computer) and other Taiwan-based companies to establish...

Nokia to offer ARM-based smartbook in addition to Booklet 3G, say Taiwan makers

Aug 26, 11:14

Nokia, in addition to its recently unveiled netbook, the Nokia Booklet 3G, will offer an ARM-based smartbook and soon settle ODM orders, according to Taiwan-based handset makers.

Nokia announces Booklet 3G mini-notebook

Aug 25, 16:21

Nokia has announced the Booklet 3G mini-notebook (netbook) powered by Intel's Atom processor.

Smartphones defy slowdown, says Canalys

Aug 20, 14:03

Smartphones continue to shine as one of the brightest spots of the technology industry, with shipments growing despite the global recession. Innovation in interfaces, design, applications...

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    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.

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    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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