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  • Last update: Monday 16 January 2017 [2597 news items]

Asustek to ramp up smartphone shipments to 35-40 million units a year, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 16, 14:50

Asustek Computer aims to ramp up its smartphone shipments to 35-40 million units a year to account for 3% of the global shipments in the next three years, according to a Chinese-language...

Smartphone vendors likely to brace for component shortages in 2017

Jan 16, 11:38

The risk for the global handset industry to brace for a shortage in supplies of some key components, including displays, memory products and optical sensing devices, in 2017 is rising...

HTC eyes better sales for U series

Jan 13, 15:52

High Tech Computer (HTC) has announced two new high-end smartphones, the U Ultra and U Play in Taiwan, and Chialin Chang, HTC president of Global Sales has pointed out that the company...

China market: Pre-orders for Nokia 6 surpass 100,000 in 4 days, says paper

Jan 13, 12:06

Pre-orders for the first Android-based Nokia smartphone, the Nokia 6, have reached over 100,000 after HMD Global's launch conference for the smartphone in China on January 11, according...

HTC unveils new flagship smartphone, HTC U Ultra

Jan 13, 11:12

HTC has unveiled its new flagship family smartphones for 2017, the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play, both featuring glass covers and AI (artificial intelligence) technology.

The HTC U Ultra

China market: HMD Global launches Nokia 6

Jan 9, 16:05

HMD Global has launched its first smartphone, the Nokia 6, in the China market. The Nokia 6 will be available through JD.com in early 2017 at CNY1,699 (US$245).

The Nokia 6

Huawei ships 139 million smartphones in 2016

Jan 9, 10:07

Huawei shipped a total of 139 million smartphones in 2016, an increase of 29% from a year earlier, according to the company.

HTC 2016 revenues hit 11-year low

Jan 9, 10:00

HTC saw its revenues dip 16.4% on month and 1.7% on year to a five-month low of NT$6.41 billion (US$199.96 million) in December 2016.

Smartphone vendors to showcase new products at CES 2017

Jan 5, 11:34

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 will be hosted from January 5-8 in Las Vegas, the US, and firms including Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Xiaomi and Huawei are expected...

China market: Component order visibility weak from some smartphone vendors for 1Q17

Dec 30, 11:59

The visibility of component orders from some China-based smartphone vendors, notably Huawei, Xiaomi Technology and LeEco, for the first quarter of 2017 has become weak recently, according...

China market: Smartphone users to be allowed to uninstall preloaded apps, says report

Dec 27, 15:08

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has published a set of preliminary regulations which demand smartphones sold in China beginning in July 1, 2017 come...

Asustek, Gigabyte restructing poorly performing businesses

Dec 27, 14:10

As the mobile device market is no long seeing strong growth, Asustek Computer has been reorganizing its loss-making tablet business since the first half of 2016, while Gigabyte Technology...

Asustek, HTC, Acer to fall short of their smartphone shipment targets for 2016

Dec 26, 12:08

The three-leading Taiwan-based smartphone vendors, Asustek Computer, HTC and Acer, all will see their smartphone shipments fall short of their respective targets set for 2016, according...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to reach 8-8.5 million units in 2017

Dec 21, 11:28

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market in 2017 are expected to be flat on year, totaling about at 8-8.5 million units, according to sources from local retail channels.

Three China makers become alternative AMOLED suppliers for China smartphone vendors

Dec 16, 11:29

While Samsung Display has dominated the global supply of smartphone-use AMOLED panels, China-based EverDisplay Optronics (Shanghai), Tianma Micro-electronics and Kunshan Govisionox...

Digitimes Research: 112.3 million smartphones shipped in China in 3Q16

Dec 15, 23:10

There were 112.3 million smartphones shipped in the China market during the third quarter of 2016, increasing 5.2% on quarter and 5.8% on year and accounting for 30.9% of the global...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone industry enjoys shipment growth in 3Q16 thanks to overseas demand

Dec 9, 16:08

Subsidies provided by China's top-3 telecom carriers led by China Mobile to encourage 2G and 3G service users to switch to 4G services continued to push China's mid-range and inexpensive...

Wistron reports record monthly sales in November due to new smartphone orders

Dec 9, 14:55

Wistron saw its November consolidated revenues rise 12.94% on month and 25.81% on year to reach NT$74.13 billion (US$2.32 billion) in November, a new historical record, while the...

Chip orders for entry-level smartphones going down

Dec 8, 15:14

Chip orders for entry-level 4G phones and 3G devices have been falling recently, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODM smartphone shipments to decline in 4Q16

Dec 7, 11:26

Combined smartphone shipments by Taiwan-based brand handset vendors and ODMs will reach 13.82 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, up 11.8% sequentially but down 23% on year,...

Delta, Furukawa land heat-pipe orders from LG, say Taiwan makers

Dec 2, 16:03

Following Samsung Electronics' adoption of heat-pipes for its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy Note 7, Korea-based LG Electronics reportedly is also planning to adopt heat-pipes for smartphones...

Global 4G smartphone shipments to top 1 billion units in 2016, says IDC

Dec 2, 11:10

Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to reach 1.45 billion units with an on-year growth rate of 0.6% in 2016, according to IDC. Although growth remains positive, it is down...

Falling smartphone IC ASPs discouraging device vendors from developing chips in-house

Dec 1, 15:09

Device vendors including Xiaomi, LG Electronics and Sony have all expressed their intention to develop smartphone chips in-house. Nevertheless, the average selling price for smartphone...

MediaTek enhances deca-core chip lineup

Dec 1, 14:54

MediaTek has announced new additions to its Helio X20 family of high-end mobile processors. The new Helio X23 and X27 offer the next level in user experiences by improving the overall...

Apple reportedly begins to reduce orders for iPhone 7, say sources

Dec 1, 11:37

Apple reportedly has begun to reduce orders for iPhone 7s as initial sales momentum has started fading, according to sources from Taiwan's handset supply chain.

Leading China smartphone vendors reportedly to form consortium to secure AMOLED supply, say reports

Nov 30, 21:46

First-tier China-based smartphone vendors Huawei Technologies, Oppo, Vivo and BBK, due to concerns that Apple may monopolize supplies of smartphone-use AMOLED panels from Samsung...

China vendors to continue to serve as major players in global smartphone market in 2017

Nov 28, 22:40

China-based smartphone vendors will continue to be the major players in the global smartphone market in 2017, with Huawei, Oppo and Vivo to take the third, fourth and fifth positions...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments up slightly in October

Newswatch - Nov 24, 15:56

A total of 722,000 smartphones were sold in the Taiwan market in October, increasing 5% from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail channels.

Global smartphone shipments to grow 4.5% in 2017, says TrendForce

Newswatch - Nov 24, 15:23

Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 4.5% on year to reach 1.4 billion units in 2017, according to market research firm TrendForce.

HTC denies rumors of selling its smartphone business

Newswatch - Nov 24, 13:44

HTC has rejected market rumors saying that it plans to sell its struggling smartphone unit to China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology.

Apple captures 91% share of global smartphone profits in 3Q16, says Strategy Analytics

Nov 23, 21:36

Apple captured a record share of profits in the global smartphone industry in the third quarter of 2016, according to Strategy Analytics.

MediaTek intros technology enabling 4K video streaming

Nov 21, 22:59

MediaTek has announced the launch of its UltraCast technology, a chipset-enabled streaming technology enabling users to enjoy 4K video content generated by their smartphones and stream...

Huawei to ramp up its share in global smartphone, notebook and tablet markets in 2017

Nov 21, 11:06

China-based Huawei Technologies is expected to step up its cooperation with Taiwan-based ODMs to ramp up its share in the global smartphone, notebook and tablet markets, according...

China market: 500 million smartphones to be shipped in 2016, says Sigmaintell

Nov 18, 15:50

As China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom have offered subsidies for purchasing smartphones to promote 4G subscriptions, 2016 smartphone shipments to the China market are expected...

India market: Smartphone shipments grow 17.5% in 3Q16, says IDC

Nov 16, 14:20

Smartphone shipments reached 32.3 million units in the India market in the third quarter of 2016, increasing 17.5% over the previous quarter, according to data compiled by IDC.

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