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Taiwan market: Sharp launches Aquos Z2 smartphone

Aug 26, 12:15

Sharp has launched its latest smartphone, the Aquos Z2, in the Taiwan market. The device will be available in early September, priced at NT$8,990 (US$284) unlocked.

Sharp launches Aquos Z2 in Taiwan

Taiwan market: Sharp to launch Aquos Z2 smartphone for high-end segment

Aug 23, 11:07

Sharp plans to launch its new flagship smartphone, the Aquos Z2, in the Taiwan market on August 25, according to the vendor's local sales agent Commtiva Technology.

Digitimes Research: Foxconn investment in Sharp may hike IGZO penetration

Aug 22, 14:12

While production for LCD panels on IGZO (indium gallium zinc oxide) TFT back planes is still relatively small, they offer advantages in making large-size applications with high resolutions...

New Sharp president to speak to employees about future strategy

Aug 16, 11:29

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) vice president Dai Cheng-wu has become the new president of Japan-based Sharp and Dai is planning to host internal meetings on August...

Sharp to roll out new smartphone utilizing MediaTek 10-core chip, says report

Newswatch - Jul 22, 11:52

Sharp is reportedly engaged in the development of a new smartphone utilizing MediaTek's 10-core Helio X20 chip (dubbed MT6797).

Taiwan market: Commtiva unveils Sharp Aquos P1 smartphone

Jul 7, 11:30

Commtiva, a smartphone marketing arm of Foxconn Electronics, has unveiled Sharp's latest flagship smartphone, the Aquos P1, in the Taiwan market.

Sharp Aquos P1 smartphone

Foxconn to assemble Sharp products in Taiwan

Jul 5, 15:02

Foxconn Electronics plans to set up assembly lines in Taiwan to roll out Sharp's products for sale in the local market, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Commtiva to market Sharp smartphones starting July

Jun 28, 14:02

Taiwan-based Commtiva Technology, a smartphone marketing arm of Foxconn Electronics, will begin to market Sharp's smartphones in Taiwan in the first half of July, according to the...

Foxconn pushes new strategy to help Sharp transform

Jun 23, 14:24

At the company's investor conference on June 22, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo said that several of Foxconn's vice presidents will join Sharp's...

Foxconn integrating Sharp, Nokia marketing efforts

Jun 2, 15:37

Foxconn Electronics has begun to integrate the marketing and sales efforts of Sharp's smartphones and Nokia's feature phones after taking control of the two brands recently, according...

Commentary: Foxconn moves one step further to become brand operator

May 20, 09:10

The move by the Foxconn Group to take up control of two global technology brands, Sharp and Nokia, in less than two months has raised concerns that the EMS/OEM giant will eventually...

Digitimes Research: Sharp transformation hinges on synergy

May 16, 22:31

Sharp has published financial report for fiscal year 2015 (April 2015-March 2016), recording consolidated revenues of JPY2,461.5 billion (US$22.6 billion), net operating loss of JPY161.9...

Foxconn promoting Sharp products internally

Apr 28, 13:01

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) employees have recently established a team to display and promote Sharp's white goods such as dehumidifiers, air purifiers and refrigerators...

Flexium sees sharp drop in 1Q16 results

Apr 20, 11:10

With weak iPhone 6s demand, Taiwan-based printed circuit board (PCB) maker Flexium Interconnect's net profit only reached NT$422 million (US$13.05 million) in the first quarter, down...

Digitimes Research: Foxconn looks to create synergy between Sharp, SDP and Innolux

Apr 14, 14:40

Foxconn Electronics will invest JPY388.812 billion (US$3.42 billion) for a 66.00% stake in Sharp and one of the key challenges is how it can create a synergy between Sakai Display...

Sharp may outsource mass production to Innolux, says Foxconn chairman

Apr 6, 14:56

Sharp, following Foxconn Electronics' stake investment, will focus R&D and production on panels involving cutting-edge technologies, while Innolux, a member of the Foxconn Group,...

Digitimes Research: Foxconn to actively develop AMOLED via investment in Sharp

Apr 6, 11:56

A main motivation of Foxconn Electronics' investment in Sharp is to develop AMOLED panels mainly for use in smartphones, for Foxconn is a global leader in the smartphone OEM sector,...

Digitimes Research: Foxconn investment to enhance Sharp competitiveness in panel market

Apr 6, 11:52

Having taken control of Sharp, Foxconn Electronics will obtain Sharp-developed panel technologies including Oxide TFT-LCD, IGZO TFT-LCD, LTPS TFT-LCD and AMOLED. It is also expected...

Digitimes Research: Foxconn to focus investment in Sharp on developing OLED

Apr 1, 14:55

Of Foxconn Electronics' stake investment of JPY388.812 billion (US$3.42 billion) in Sharp, JPY200 billion is earmarked for OLED technology and this means that Foxconn's main motivation...

Taiwan IC design houses could benefit from Foxconn-Sharp takeover

Mar 31, 15:12

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reached a deal to take over Japan-based Sharp, which could bring in more business opportunities for Taiwan-based IC design houses,...

Foxconn Group to invest JPY388.812 billion in Sharp

Mar 30, 22:13

Foxconn Electronics, its Cayman Islands-registered subsidiary Foxconn (Far East), Singapore-based Foxconn Technology Pte. and SIO International Holdings will together acquire 3.282...

Foxconn says negotiations with Sharp continue

Stockwatch - Mar 22, 11:08

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) saying its negotiations with Sharp over a takeover deal continue,...

Negotiations continue on Foxconn Sharp deal

Mar 15, 17:25

Foxconn Electronics is undertaking its due diligence at Sharp's factories for a planned bailout for Sharp and both sides may sign the deal this week, according to Japan-based Nikkan...

Digitimes Research: CEC Panda LCD may become less competitive in China smartphone panel market if Foxconn bails out Sharp

Mar 2, 15:39

If Foxconn Electronics bails out Sharp, China-based Nanjing CEC Panda LCD Technology is likely to be at a disadvantage competing for smartphone panel orders from China-based vendors,...

Digitimes Research: JDI to face competition in AMOLED if Foxconn bails out Sharp

Mar 2, 15:12

Japan Display Inc. (JDI) and Sharp plan to begin volume production of AMOLED panels in 2018 and early 2018 respectively, and JDI, though taking a lead in R&D of such panels at...

Sharp accepts Foxconn bailout

Feb 25, 11:25

Sharp's board of directors has accepted a JPY700 billion (US$5.81 billion) bailout plan proposed by Taiwan-based EMS provider Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn Electronics), according...

Sharp to finalize Foxconn or INCJ bailout within 1 month

Feb 4, 21:36

Sharp has denied a media report indicating that its board members have decided to give Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) preferred negotiating rights to find a rescue...

LeTV launches 70-inch TVs made from Sharp panels

Dec 24, 11:23

China-based vendor LeTV has launched Super TV Max 70, a 70-inch LCD TV which uses ultra-thin Ultra HD TFT-LCD panels produced at Sharp's 10G fab in Sakai City, Japan, according to...

Sharp expected to move headquarters, says report

Nov 30, 16:03

Sharp is considering moving its headquarters from Osaka to nearby facilities in the city of Tenri, located in Nara Prefecture, according to a report from Japan-based Nikkan Kogyo...

Sharp to sell production equipment and patents to China and India makers to improve finances, says report

Newswatch - Nov 30, 15:47

In an effort to improve its finances, panel maker Sharp is expected to sell technology and patents to China- and India-based panel makers, according to a report from Japan-based

Wistron sees sharp on-year drop in 3Q15 net profit

Nov 5, 11:56

Wistron has announced its third-quarter financial results, reporting a drop in net profit by 54.7% on year to reach only NT$657 million (US$20.26 million) due to exchange losses from...

Sharp to continue decreasing smartphone display production throughout 4Q15

Newswatch - Oct 20, 14:37

Sharp has been decreasing production for smartphone panels since April 2015 and is expected to continue doing so until the end of the year, according to a report from Tech News...

LCD TV panel suppliers hit by sharp drop in demand from China TV vendors, says IHS

Oct 13, 15:12

TV panel oversupply and falling prices are leading China TV makers Hisense, TCL, Skyworth, Haier, Changhong and Konka to be more conservative in their panel purchasing plans, according...

Sharp establishes sales company for electronic components in Shenzhen, China

Oct 5, 22:15

Sharp-Roxy, an affiliated company of Sharp Corporation, has founded a sales subsidiary for electronic components in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. Established in July 2015,...

China handset supply chain makers winning more orders from Xiaomi

Sep 24, 10:06

Makers in China's handset supply chain have geared up efforts to win component orders from Xiaomi Technology, affecting rival suppliers in Taiwan and Japan, according to industry...

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    Touch Taiwan 2013: Sharp showacses high SNR projective capacitive touch panel system

    Sharp, which made its first appearance at Touch Taiwan this year, sports its high SNR projective capacitive touch panel technology. The technology includes a thinner product design...

    Photo: Alex Wolfgram, Aug 30.

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    Sharp to introduce LED lamps for home uses

    Sharp will introduce into the Japanese market nine models of LED lamps with high energy efficiency and long service life. These mercury-free lamps have the same standard screw-in...

    Photo: Sharp, Aug 25.

  • Microsoft+Kin+Two+Windows+phone

    Microsoft Kin Two Windows phone

    Microsoft has announced Kin, a new Windows-based social networking phone. Its hardware design was developed in partnership with Sharp to create a social phone portfolio with two...

    Photo: Company, Apr 15.

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    Sharp 3D touchscreen LCD panel

    Sharp has developed a 3D touchscreen LCD that can switch between 2D and 3D modes. Users can view 3D images without the need to wear special glasses, making this LCD ideal for mobile...

    Photo: company, Apr 7.

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    CES 2010: Sharp LC-60E88UN 240Hz 60-inch LCD TV

    Sharp introduced a 240Hz 60-inch LCD TV, the LC-60E88UN at CES 2010. The LC-60E88UN employs Sharp's proprietary full HD 1080p X-Gen LCD panel with UV2A technology and 10-bit processing...

    Photo: Company, Jan 21.

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