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Samsung, Huawei reportedly lowering smartphone shipment targets for 3Q16

Jun 27, 11:21

Some leading Android smartphone vendors including Samsung Electronics and Huawei have lowered their shipment targets for the third quarter as well as for the entire year of 2016 due...

Taiwan market: 641,000 handsets sold in May, says CNA

Jun 23, 20:51

There were 641,000 handsets, mostly smartphones, sold in the Taiwan market in May, decreasing 1.3% on month, according to Taiwan-based Central News Agency (CNA).

NAND flash supply to fall short in 3Q16, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 21, 14:10

Prices of TLC (triple-level-cell) wafers and spot prices of mainstream memory cards have been on a steady rise for three consecutive months since April 2016. The uptrend will continue...

Himax provides Quad HD display driver IC for Tango-enabled AR smartphone

Jun 21, 11:12

Himax Technologies has announced its HX8396-A display driver IC has secured the design win in the world's first augmented reality (AR) smartphone, Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. The Phab 2 Pro...

FocalTech ships more than 1 million integrated driver controllers in May

Jun 17, 09:45

FocalTech Systems has disclosed monthly shipments of its single-chip integrated driver controller (IDC) solutions exceeded one million units in May. Total shipments for 2016 are expected...

Wistron expects strong 2016, say executives

Jun 16, 16:05

Wistron chairman Simon Lin is optimistic the company's 2016 operations will improve significantly and its revenue ratio for the first and second halves of 2016 will reach 45:55, changing...

Asustek cuts 2Q16 revenue guidance due to weak smartphone demand

Jun 14, 14:11

Because of weaker than expected demand in the Asia Pacific market, the smartphone industry is entering a new era of competition and smartphone ASPs are dropping. Asustek Computer...

HTC launches new mid-range smartphone, ties up with Bethesda Softworks

Jun 14, 13:56

HTC has unveiled a new mid-range smartphone, the HTC One S9, which will be available at its exclusive shops in the Taiwan market on June 17 priced at NT$9,990 (US$309) unlocked. The...

China holds 8 spots among top-12 smartphone vendors, says IC Insights

Jun 13, 21:10

Eight of the world's top-12 smartphone companies during the first quarter of 2016 are China-based including Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi, Vivo, ZTE, Lenovo, TCL and Meizu, according to IC...

Optivision penetrating into smartphone supply chains in China, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 13, 12:43

Camera lens maker Optivision Technology, a subsidiary of Foxlink, has entered the supply chains of the top-five China-based smartphone vendors, including Huawei, according to a Chinese-language...

Asustek sees stable performance in Brazil

Jun 8, 16:32

Asustek Computer CEO Jerry Shen has pointed out that the company is rather cautious about its operations Brazil, which has see high inflation, increasing unemployment and weakening...

Worldwide smartphone sales to slow in 2016, says Gartner

Jun 8, 16:21

Gartner expects global smartphone sales twill continue to slow and will no longer grow in double digits. Worldwide smartphone sales are expected to grow 7% in 2016 to reach 1.5 billion...

Taiwan market: LG launches G5 Speed smartphone

Jun 7, 13:52

LG Electronics has launched its LG G5 Speed smartphone in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), priced at NT$23,900 (US$740) unlocked.

Worldwide smartphone growth to slow to 3.1% in 2016, says IDC

Jun 3, 14:41

Smartphone shipments are expected to grow 3.1% in 2016, which is a substantial slowdown from the 10.5% growth in 2015 and 27.8% in 2014, according to IDC. The forecast is 2.6pp lower...

Taiwan market: Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi enhancing marketing efforts for smartphones

Jun 3, 13:49

Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi Technology have recently strengthened their marketing efforts in the Taiwan market, with each expecting to take a 5% share in the local smartphone market in...

Asustek expected to focus on development of IoT, robots, AR/VR

Jun 3, 12:36

Asustek Computer is expected to shift its development focus to Internet of Things (IoT), robot and virtual /argument reality (VR/AR) products, seeing the motherboard/graphics card...

China smartphone players in talks with Taiwan panel makers for supply

Jun 3, 11:37

China-based smartphone vendors and supply chain makers, in view of tight panel supply, have sent executives to Taiwan to talk with Innolux, AU Optronics (AUO) and Chunghwa Picture...

MediaTek stepping up development for auto electronics, VR

Jun 3, 10:11

MediaTek's R&D teams have started to work with Europe-based car vendors and worldwide handset firms on the development of the company's product lines targeted at automotive electronics...

Taiwan market: Huawei launches P9 Plus smartphone

Jun 2, 19:58

Huawei has launched its latest smartphone, the P9 Plus, in the Taiwan market, aiming to ramp up its share in the local handset market to 5% in 2016.

Huawei P9 Plus smartphone

Brazil market: Xiaomi recalls handset team, to not introduce new models temporarily

Jun 1, 11:13

Xiaomi Technology reportedly has recalled its handset team stationed in Brazil back to China due to difficulty promoting smartphones in the country and will not introduce new models...

Computex 2016: Asustek unveils new ZenFone 3 smartphones and Transformer 2-in-1lineups

May 31, 12:02

Asustek Computer has unveiled its new ZenFone 3 series smartphones, including the flagship ZenFone 3 Deluxe, the entry-level model ZenFone 3 and the large-size ZenFone 3 Ultra, priced...

Asustek ZenFone 3 smartphones

Computex 2016: Asustek unveils new smartphones, 2-in-1s and Zenbo

May 30, 22:03

Asustek Computer has unveiled its latest ZenFone 3 smartphones, Transformer 3 series 2-in-1s and home service robot Zenbo at its pre-Computex 2016 press conference.

Asustek Zenbo robot

Taiwan market: Oppo launches R9 Plus smartphone

May 27, 16:21

Oppo has unveiled its latest smartphone, the Oppo R9 Plus, in the Taiwan market with the availability to begin on June 1, priced at NT$16,990 (US$522) unlocked for a 64GB version...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches new Galaxy J7 and J5 smartphones

May 26, 12:13

Samsung Electronics has launched its new mid-range smartphones, the Galaxy J7 (2016) and Galaxy J5 (2016) in the Taiwan market targeting the NT$5,000-10,000 (US$154-308) segment.

Samsung launches new Galaxy J7 and J5

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales slow down in April

Newswatch - May 25, 22:40

Sales of handsets, mostly smartphones, in the Taiwan market totaled 650,000 units in April, decreasing 2.9% from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail chan...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan smartphone shipments set to decline in 2Q16

Newswatch - May 25, 15:53

Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based handset brands and ODMs are expected to reach 12.6 million units in the second quarter of 2016, down 9.7% sequentially and 42.9% on year,...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone AP shipments to grow 11.3% sequentially in 2Q16

May 24, 11:08

Having digested their excessive inventory, smartphone vendors have stepped up the pace of placing chip orders in the second quarter of 2016, according to Digitimes Research. Smartphone...

Apple iPhone shipments fall 14% in 1Q16, says Gartner

May 20, 15:35

Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 349 million units in the first quarter of 2016, a 3.9% increase over the same period in 2015, according to Gartner. Samsung extended...

Japan market: Asustek is top SIM-free smartphone vendor in FY2015, says paper

Newswatch - May 16, 15:20

Sales of SIM-free smartphones totaled 1.705 million units in Japan in fiscal 2015 (from April 2015 to March 2016) with Taiwan-based Asustek Computer being the top vendor in the segment...

Upcoming exhibitions to promote IT innovations

May 12, 11:43

Six exhibitions are expected to come up in May and June, promoting the latest IT innovations including PC, smartphone, smart wearable device, robot and Internet of Things (IoT) app...

Asustek to unveil ZenFone 3 smartphones in June targeting mid-range segment, says CEO

May 12, 11:25

Asustek Computer plans to unveil its ZenFone 3 family products in June targeting the mid-range segment, according to company CEO Jerry Shen.

Chip orders from China smartphone vendors to boost MediaTek 2Q16 revenues

May 11, 21:15

Orders placed by China-based Oppo, Gionee and Vivo are set to boost revenues at smartphone-chip provider MediaTek in the second quarter of 2016, according to industry sources.

China market: Xiaomi unveils large-size Mi Max smartphone

May 11, 11:34

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled its new Mi Max smartphone, which features a 6.44-inch Full HD 342ppi display, the biggest smartphone the vendor has ever launched. Along with the large-size...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments by Taiwan brands and ODMs decline in 1Q16

May 10, 11:31

Shipments of smartphones byTaiwan-based handset brands and ODMs totaled 13.95 million units in the first quarter of 2016, declining 22.2% on quarter and 20.5% on year, according to...

Digitimes Research: Over 104 million smartphones shipped in China market in 1Q16

May 9, 21:33

There were 104.7 million smartphones shipped in the China market during the first quarter of 2016, slipping 11.2% on quarter but growing 20.1% on year and accounting for 33.8% of...

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