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  • Last update: Wednesday 27 May 2015 [2165 news items]

China market: Video content provider LeTV to unveil smartphones

Apr 14, 15:48

China-based video network operator and LCD TV vendor LeTV is expected to step into the smartphone market by unveiling 2-3 smartphones during a product event in Beijing on April 14,...

Digitimes Research: Lenovo smartphone shipments reach only 8-9 million units in 1Q15

Apr 10, 14:46

Lenovo's smartphone shipments in first-quarter 2015 reached only 8-9 million units, lower than the volume that Digitimes Research had previously estimated and about the same as the...

China-based Transsion, Tinno score points in tapping overseas smartphone markets

Apr 9, 20:26

China-base smartphone vendors Transsion Holdings and Tinno Mobile Technology have achieved significant marketing success in Africa and France, respectively, according to Taiwan-based...

Taiwan market: HTC ranks as top smartphone vendor in 2014, says IDC

Apr 8, 22:06

HTC ranked as the number one smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market in 2014, followed by Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer, Apple and Sony Mobile Communications, according to...

FocalTech cuts into supply chain of brand smartphone vendors

Apr 8, 21:20

FocalTech Systems has obtained touchscreen IC orders for smartphones from HTC, Asustek Computer and Xiaomi, according to industry sources.

Xiaomi aims to sell 2 million smartphones to mark 5-year anniversary

Newswatch - Apr 7, 22:18

Xiaomi Technology aims to sell two million smartphones to mark its five-year anniversary on April 8, one day after Asustek Computer began to market its ZenFone 2 smartphones in China,...

TCL expects smartphone revenues to expand 30% in 2015

Apr 7, 22:15

TCL expects its smartphone revenues to grow 30% on year in 2015, during which it will also begin to push sales of its smartphones in India and Brazil, according to company chairman...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments drop over 30% sequentially in 1Q15 as small regional vendors suffer

Apr 2, 15:19

China's smartphone shipments are expected to have dropped over 30% sequentially in the first quarter due to decreased export shipment. China's first- and second-tier brand vendors...

Asustek ZenFone 2 pre-orders to reach 1 million units in China, says media

Apr 2, 13:34

Pre-orders for Asustek Computer's ZenFone 2 smartphones in China are expected to reach one million units in the two weeks prior to the official launch set on April 7, according to...

IC demand from China picking up, say Taiwan firms

Mar 31, 22:04

IC demand from China's smartphone market is showing signs of a pick-up, as inventories at non-Apple vendors ease, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.

HTC to unveil new HTC One family products in April in Beijing

Newswatch - Mar 31, 22:02

HTC is likely to unveil two new models of its flagship HTC One M9 family products, the HTC One M9 Plus and HTC One E9 Plus, at a product presentation to be held in Beijing on April...

Asustek to add fingerprint ID function to ZenFone in 2H15, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 30, 23:02

Asustek Computer is planning to add fingerprint identification functionality to its ZenFone smartphones in the second half, at the soonest and the function will become a default feature...

MediaTek intros Helio family SoC for high-end smartphones

Mar 30, 10:52

MediaTek has unveiled a new mobile processor family targeted at high-end smartphones. Dubbed Helio, the new system-on-chips (SoC) combine both high performance and low power consum...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

Mar 27, 13:12

Samsung Electronics has unveiled its new flagship family products, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy 6S Edge, in the Taiwan market and the new smartphones will be available starting April...

Samsung introduces the Galaxy S6 to the Taiwan market

Asustek unveils ZenEar earphones for smartphones, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 26, 11:17

Asustek Computer has unveiled the ZenEar S and ZenEar Plus earphones in cooperation with 1More and the two are planning to develop more smartphone accessories, looking to expand their...

China market: Asustek launches new ZenFone smartphone

Newswatch - Mar 25, 15:50

Asustek Computer has launched its second-generation ZenFone smartphone in China with pricing starting at CNY1,299 (US$209) and the device is expected to pose a strong threat to China-based...

Digitimes Research: Samsung to rank as top smartphone vendor in 2015

Mar 25, 12:28

Samsung Electronics will lead the world's top-10 smartphone vendor rankings in 2015, followed by Apple, Lenovo, LG Electronics, Huawei, Xiaomi Technology, Microsoft, TCL Communication...

Inventec aims to ship 65-70 million devices in 2105

Mar 24, 20:35

Inventec aims to ship 65-70 million devices of various types in 2015, increasing 30-40% on year, the company said at a March 24 investors conference.

As tablets slow and PCs face ongoing challenges, smartphones to grab ever-larger share of SCD market through 2019, says IDC

Mar 23, 16:01

According to a new forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Smart Connected Device Tracker, the combined market of smartphones, tablets plus 2-in-1s, and PCs is set to grow from...

Sony to reduce TV and smartphone orders to Taiwan production partners

Mar 23, 11:14

In the wake of continued slow sales of its LCD and smartphone products, Sony is expected to lower the sales ratio of low-margin products and thus will adjust its outsourcing policy,...

Sony Mobile to reach revised smartphone shipment target for fiscal 2014, say Taiwan makers

Mar 20, 11:34

Sony Mobile Communications saw its smartphone shipments increase 20.2% sequentially to 11.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2014, bringing combined shipments for the first...

Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments in 2015 to reach 1.401 billion units

Mar 19, 22:42

There will be 1.401 billion smartphones shipped globally in 2015, increasing on year by 16.4%, according to Digitimes Research.

Largan Precision expected to see continued growth in 2015

Mar 18, 12:06

Handset-use lens module maker Largan Precision is expected to see continued growth in 2015 despite a 35.1% sequential drop in February revenues to NT$2.616 billion (US$82.6 million),...

Qualcomm more important than MediaTek for China smartphone production in 2015

Mar 17, 21:46

Qualcomm is expected to play a more important role than MediaTek for smartphone production in China in 2015 as China-based smartphone vendors are seeking to ramp up their share in...

China vendors to ship over 50 million Android smartphones with fingerprint sensors in 2015

Mar 17, 15:27

Shipments of Android-based smartphones with fingerprint sensors by China-based handset makers are expected to reach over 50 million units in 2015, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: More China-based smartphone vendors gearing up efforts to promote overseas sales

Mar 17, 14:45

More China-based smartphone vendors, including second-tier Gionee, Zopo and Haier, appear to have geared up efforts to promote sales of their smartphones in overseas markets, according...

VAIO expected to become strong competitor to Sony in smartphone industry

Mar 16, 22:18

Japan-based notebook brand vendor VAIO, originally Sony's notebook department that was later sold to investment firm Japan Industrial Partners (JIP), has recently launched a VAIO...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ready to develop smartphone payment system in 2015

Mar 13, 16:01

With 4G service subscribers accounting for 13% of Taiwan's overall telecom service users and the number of smartphone users in the country surpassing 13.5 million in 2014, Taiwan's...

Taiwan market: HTC expects M9 to be top-selling smartphone in flagship segment

Mar 13, 15:35

The HTC One M9 will continue to rank as the top-selling flagship model among its peers in the Taiwan smartphone market, as did its predecessor the One M8, according to Jack Tong,...

HTC new flagship smartphone the HTC One M9

Digitimes Research: Smartphone AP suppliers looking to offload inventory to tablet market

Mar 13, 14:28

China's smartphone application processor (AP) shipments enjoyed strong growth in the second half of 2014 as the country's 4G ecosystem gradually matured. However, the 4G growth came...

Taiwan market: HTC to launch HTC One M9

Mar 12, 22:39

HTC will launch its flagship smartphone, the HTC One M9, in the Taiwan market on March 16 at a recommended retail price of NT$21,900 (US$694) for 32GB and NT$23,900 for 64GB, according...

Sony Mobile Taiwan head refutes rumors of selling mobile business

Mar 12, 13:51

Jonathan Lin, general manager of Sony Mobile Communications Taiwan, has re-stated that Sony does not have any plans to put its mobile device business unit up for sale, and will continue...

Jonathan Lin, general manager of Sony Mobile Taiwan

Taiwan market: LG launches mobile products for teenagers and children

Mar 12, 11:59

LG Electronics has launched a new mid-range smartphone the LG AKA for the 10-18 age group and the KizOn smart bracelet for children in the Taiwan market.

MediaTek March sales to rebound

Mar 10, 20:28

MediaTek is expected to see its March sales rebound to previous high levels of around NT$20 billion (US$630 million), buoyed by a pick-up in demand from China's smartphone market,...

Altek expects operations to bottom out in 1Q15

Mar 10, 20:27

Digital camera ODM Altek, viewing that its in-house-developed dual-lens solutions have been adopted by two smartphone vendors for launch in the second quarter of 2015, expects its...

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