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HTC losses narrow for 3Q16

Oct 26, 11:16

HTC managed to narrow its net losses to NT$1.8 billion (US$57.1 million) in the third quarter of 2016, down from NT$3.1 billion recorded a quarter earlier. EPS for the third quarter...

Component shortages expected in PC market after November

Oct 24, 20:51

With smartphone vendors having been aggressively placing short-term orders for the fourth quarter, several component suppliers have been delaying their shipments to PC vendors recently...

China smartphone vendors to buy more panels and other parts from local suppliers in 2017

Oct 21, 14:12

China-based smartphone vendors are expected to purchase more parts and components such as LCD panels from local suppliers for their smartphone production in 2017 amid their growing...

India market: 35 million smartphones shipped in 3Q16, says Counterpoint

Newswatch - Oct 21, 11:43

Shipments of smartphones totaled 35 million units in India in the third quarter of 2016, increasing 21% on quarter and 25% on year, according to data released by Counterpoint Technology...

Verizon launches MediaTek-powered smartphone

Oct 21, 10:13

Verizon Wireless has launched the first-ever MediaTek-powered CDMA/LTE smartphone. The LG Stylo 2 V marks its debut as a certified smartphone chipset provider for Verizon, according...

Huawei confident of reaching 2016 smartphone shipments target, say reports

Oct 18, 14:24

China-based vendor Huawei Technologies has shipped over 100 million smartphones globally so far in 2016 and is confident of attaining its goal of shipping 140 million units for the...

TXC pre-tax profits increase 3% in Jan-Sep

Stockwatch - Oct 17, 15:00

Quartz component maker TXC has reported pre-tax profits of NT$816.27 million (US$25.68 million) for January-September, up 2.8% compared to the same period in 2015. Pre-tax EPS for...

Global 1H16 smartphone AP market grows 3% while tablet AP sector declines, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 14, 15:16

The global smartphone application processor (AP) market grew 3% on year to US$10 billion in the first half of 2016, while the tablet AP sector declined 34% to US$889 million, according...

Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments to grow 7% in 2016 and 2017

Oct 12, 14:16

Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 7.2% on year to 1.42 billion in 2016 and another 7% to 1.52 billion units in 2017, according to the latest estimate by Digitimes Re...

Arima Communications reports flat performance for September

Stockwatch - Oct 11, 11:13

Handset ODM Arima Communications has reported revenues of NT$1.832 billion (US$58.21 million) for September, up 0.27% on month but down 29.64% on year.

MediaTek September revenues hit record for 2nd straight month

Oct 11, 11:09

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$27.71 billion (US$880.8 million) for September 2016, hitting a monthly record for the second consecutive month.

Digitimes Research: Google Pixel shipments expected to reach 3-4 million in 2016

Oct 6, 15:12

The recently launched Google Pixel smartphone is expected to reach 3-4 million shipments in the second half of 2016, according to Luke Lin, senior analyst of Digitimes Research. While...

Huawei diversifying fingerprint sensor supply sources

Oct 6, 14:08

China-based Huawei Devices has diversified its fingerprint sensor suppliers to include Goodix Technology and Silead, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Asustek launches ZenFone 3 Max, targeting price-performance ratio-oriented buyers

Oct 3, 22:03

Asustek Computer launched its ZenFone 3 Max smartphones in Taiwan on October 3, featuring a 5.2-inch or 5.5-inch display, 4100mAh battery and a function to serve as a power bank....

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments up 7% on month in August

Sep 30, 11:11

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market totaled 663,000 units in August, an increase of 44,000 units or 7% from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail...

Foxconn permitted to repair iPhone at subsidiary in Shanxi, China, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 26, 15:50

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) subsidiary in Shanxi, China has been permitted by the local government to conduct maintenance services for Apple's iPhone products,...

China market: LeEco launches new smartphone

Sep 22, 11:14

China-based LCD TV and smartphone vendor LeEco has launched its new Le Pro 3 smartphone and with the device, the company is expected to ship over 15 million smartphones in 2016, according...

LeEco Le Pro 3 smartphone

Entry-level smartphone panel prices hit record, says WitsView

Sep 22, 11:04

Prices for 4-inch WVGA and 4.5-inch FWVGA panels used in entry-level smartphones have risen by over 50% to record levels, according to WitsView.

MediaTek likely to roll out 2 10nm chip versions, says report

Newswatch - Sep 22, 10:47

MediaTek is considering rolling out two versions of its 10nm chips, the Helio X30 for high-end smartphones and the X35 for the lower-end segment, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Taiwan market: China smartphone vendor Meitu launches M6

Newswatch - Sep 21, 21:40

China-based smartphone vendor Meitu has launched its Meitu M6 smartphone in the Taiwan market. The Meitu M6, which features a 5-inch Full HD display and an octa-core MediaTek Helio...

China market: Asustek launches ZenFone 3, notebooks and 2-in-1s

Sep 21, 16:09

Asustek Computer announced its new notebooks and smartphones including ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone 3 Ultra, ZenBook 3, Transformer 3 and Transformer 3 Pro in China on September...

China market: Smartphone vendors foray into mobile payment market

Sep 21, 12:39

With the number of mobile payment users in China still expanding robustly and is likely to reach 200 million in 2016, which is more than five times the market size in the US, brand...

China market: LeEco set to launch new smartphone on September 21

Newswatch - Sep 19, 15:31

China-based LCD TV and smartphone vendor LeEco is set to release a new smartphone on a product event in Beijing on September 21, according to media reports in China. The vendor is...

Sprint intros MediaTek-powered smartphone

Sep 19, 14:36

Sprint has introduced the LG X Power, which features the MediaTek Helio P10-series chipset. The device is the first MediaTek-powered smartphone available from Sprint breaking new...

HTC to unveil new Desire smartphones on September 20

Newswatch - Sep 14, 11:07

HTC is expected to unveil two new models of its Desire-series products, the Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle, during an online product event to be held on September 20.

China market: Xiaomi investigating smartphone explosions

Sep 13, 15:34

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology has commissioned a third-party organization to investigate two cases of explosions of its smartphones breaking out in China recently,...

Smartphone shipments grow 3% on year in Indonesia in 2Q16, says IDC

Newswatch - Sep 12, 11:53

Total smartphone shipments in the Indonesia market recorded a moderate 3% on-year and 22% on-quarter growth in the second quarter of 2016, according to IDC. Growth was a seasonal...

China smartphone vendors face high inventory levels

Sep 9, 12:21

China-based smartphone vendors have become more conservative about placing orders for parts and components for the fourth quarter of 2016 due to concerns of rising inventory levels...

India market: China smartphone vendor setting up retail shops in tier-2, -3 cities

Sep 9, 11:00

China-based smartphone vendors have stepped up efforts to promote sales in tier-2 and -3 cities in India in order to maintain their shipment momentum in the local market, according...

China smartphone vendors to place more orders with Taiwan ODMs

Sep 8, 13:53

China-based smartphone vendors are likely to place more orders for mid-range to high-end models with Taiwan-based handset ODMs as they are shifting their focus to the high-end segment,...

MediaTek posts record August revenues

Sep 8, 10:54

Mobile SoC specialist MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$25.87 billion (US$827.9 million) for August 2016, up 4.2% sequentially and 36.1% on year. The monthly results...

LG unveils new flagship smartphone

Sep 7, 21:07

LG Electronics has unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the V20, for 2016. The new smartphone features a 5.7-inch QHD IPS main display, 2.1-inch secondary screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon...

HTC to unveil HTC One A9s at IFA 2016, says report

Aug 31, 11:50

HTC is expected to unveil a number of new smartphones at the upcoming IFA 2016, which may include the HTC One A9s, Desire 10 Pro, Desire 10 Lifestyle and two models of Nexus phones,...

Taiwan market: LG launches X-series smartphones

Aug 31, 11:35

LG Electronics has launched two models of its new X-series smartphones, the LG X Fast (X5) and the X Power (X3), in the Taiwan market, aiming to ramp up the sales value of smartphones...

Smartphone vendors likely to follow Samsung to adopt IR LED-based iris recognition

Aug 30, 21:27

Samsung Electronics took the initiative to adopt iris recognition based on infrared LEDs for its flagship Galaxy Note 7 and other smartphone vendors, especially China-based ones,...

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    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

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    Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 features a 5.7-inch Quad HD dual edge Super AMOLED display protected by Corning's latest Gorilla Glass 5 cover glass. The smartphone is highly water resistant...

    Photo: Company, Aug 3.

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    Apple iPhone SE smartphone

    Apple has introduced the iPhone SE with a 4-inch display, in a compact aluminum design that has been updated with matte-chamfered edges, a color-matched stainless steel Apple logo,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 23.

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    Acer Liquid Jade Primo smartphone

    Acer's Liquid Jade Primo is a 5.5-inch premium smartphone running Windows 10 Mobile. The Liquid Jade Primo provides productivity for professionals through Continuum, allowing Windows...

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    Asustek ZenFone Zoom smartphone

    Asustek Computer has unveiled its ZenFone Zoom smartphone. The ZenFone Zoom features a 13-megapixel front camera, supporting 3X optical zoom. The smartphone is equipped with Intel's...

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