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Memoright to step into eMCP field

May 27, 15:33

SSD manufacturer Memoright will start shipping eMCP solutions for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in the third quarter of 2015, according to company president Alex Ku...

MediaTek expected to meet mid-point to high-end of 2Q15 guidance

May 27, 14:24

A recent ramp-up of orders for 4G smartphone chips will help MediaTek meet the mid-point to high-end of the company's sales guidance for the second quarter of 2015, according to market...

Global smartphone growth to slow to 11.3% in 2015, says IDC

Newswatch - May 27, 14:00

Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 11.3% in 2015, which is down from 27.6% in 2014, according to IDC.

Digitimes Research: Lenovo ranks as 3rd largest smartphone vendor in 1Q15

May 26, 21:49

Lenovo outperformed domestic rival vendors Huawei and Xiaomi Technology to take the third position in the global smartphone vendor rankings in the first quarter of 2015, according...

LG to launch 2 flagship smartphones for mid-range segment, says report

May 21, 14:33

LG Electronics plans to launch two flagship smartphones, the G4 Stylus and G4c, for the mid-range market in the next couple of weeks to boost its overseas shipments, according to...

MediaTek with 10-core chips likely to win orders for Xiaomi high-end phones

May 19, 15:15

Xiaomi, which uses Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 SoC for its Note-series smartphones, will likely switch back to MediaTek for its flagship smartphones, according to industry sources.

As smartphone panel prices fall, panel makers focus on cost reduction, says IHS

May 18, 15:47

As smartphone panel selling prices continue to fall, display makers are focused on finding ways to reduce production costs, in order to eke out profits. For example, five-inch Full...

MediaTek 10-core chips likely to attract orders from many smartphone vendors

May 15, 14:20

MediaTek's recently-introduced Helio X20 SoC series for high-end smartphones has reportedly received positive feedback from international smartphone vendors.

MediaTek helio X20

Taiwan market: HTC to launch One M9+ smartphone

May 15, 11:16

HTC has launched its new flagship model, the HTC One M9+, in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$23,000 (US$781) unlocked.

Jack Tong, president of HTC North Asia

Asustek keeps smartphone shipment goal unchanged despite slower sales in 1Q15

May 13, 11:29

Asustek Computer's goal of shipping 25 million smartphones in 2015 remains unchanged despite the weaker than expected shipment performance in the first quarter of the year, according...

MediaTek announces 10-core Helio X20 SoC, sample availability in 3Q15

May 12, 22:11

MediaTek has announced its 10-core Helio X20 series SoC chips for smartphones, with sample shipments slated for the third quarter of 2015.

Taiwan market: Competition for entry-level smartphones heating up

May 12, 15:22

Competition in Taiwan's entry-level smartphone market is intensifying as a number of vendors including Asustek Computer, HTC, InFocus and Xiaomi Technology have stepped up their presence...

Asia Optical wins adoption of 2G3P lens module solutions by China-, South Korea-based smartphone vendors, says paper

Newswatch - May 12, 13:59

Digital camera ODM Asia Optical has developed 2G3P (2 glass lenses + 3 plastic lenses) lens module solutions for use in smartphone cameras and won adoption for flagship smartphone...

China market: Smartphone sales decline on year in 1Q15, says IDC

Newswatch - May 12, 12:08

Smartphone shipments in China contracted 4% on year to 98.8 million units in the first quarter of 2015, the first time in six years that China's smartphone market has declined on...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches Mi 4i smartphone

May 8, 10:52

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled one of its latest smartphones, the Mi 4i, in the Taiwan market. The model will be available at NT$6,499 (US$212) unlocked, starting May 15.

Huga Barra, vice president, Xiaomi

Taiwan makers to benefit from new smartphones from Xiaomi, LeTV

May 6, 21:51

Taiwan-based handset ODMs and component suppliers, including Pegatron, Foxconn Electronics, Compal Electronics and Largan Precision, are expected to benefit from strong sales of new...

China smartphone vendors look for more supplies of CMOS image sensors

May 6, 21:48

China-based smartphone vendors reportedly are suffering shortages in the supply of CMOS image sensors from Sony as the Japan-based supplier has given priority to Apple and Samsung...

Apple iPhone captures 12% smartphone market share in China in 1Q15, says Strategy Analytics

May 4, 12:12

Smartphone shipments to China totaled 109.8 million units in the first quarter of 2015, rising 17% from 93.6 million units a year earlier, according to Strategy Analytics. Xiaomi...

Samsung reports decreased profits for 1Q15

Apr 30, 13:38

Samsung Electronics has reported net profits of KRW4.63 trillion (US$4.35 billion) for the first quarter of 2015, down 38.2% from the KRW7.49 trillion of a year earlier. Meanwhile,...

Radiant expects strong shipments for smartphone BLUs in 2H15

Apr 30, 10:52

Radiant Opto-Electronics has extended BLU (backlight unit) applications to smartphones and obtained orders from US-based smartphone vendors, and expects smartphone-use BLUs to account...

India market: Huawei aims to ship 2 million smartphones in 2015

Apr 30, 10:33

Huawei aims to ramp up its smartphone shipments to India to two million units in 2015, according to Zhao Ming, president of Huawei's Honor Business Unit. Huawei held a 4% share of...

MediaTek MT6735 chip adopted by major China smartphone firms

Apr 29, 15:20

MediaTek has announced that its MT6735 quad-core 4G 64-bit full-mode chip solution has been adopted by China-based ZTE, Lenovo and TCL for their upcoming smartphones.

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments decline 17.5% sequentially in 1Q15

Apr 28, 21:19

Shipments of smartphones in China totaled 83.6 million units in the first quarter of 2015, decreasing 20 million units or 17.5% sequentially from the previous month, according to...

Communications and computer systems to drive IC sales across all regions, says IC Insights

Apr 27, 15:05

Communication and computer systems are forecast to account for the greatest percentage of IC sales in every geographic region – Americas, Europe, Japan and Asia-Pacific –...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone AP shipments in China to grow over 17% sequentially in 2Q15

Apr 27, 13:57

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to reach 122 million units in the second quarter of 2015, up 17.6% sequentially and 18.4% on year, according...

Smartphone and tablet AP markets rise in 2014, says Strategy Analytics

Apr 24, 14:39

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market registered a robust 21% increase in 2014, while the tablet AP sector grew 18%, according to recent reports from Strategy An...

Spreadtrum chipsets adopted for Samsung WCDMA tablets and smartphone

Apr 23, 15:54

Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its quad-core mobile chipset, the SC7730ST, and its dual-core mobile chipset, the SC7727S, have been adopted by Samsung Electronics in...

India market: Xiaomi to launch Xiaomi 4i

Newswatch - Apr 22, 22:27

Xiaomi Technology is expected to introduce its new Xiaomi 4i smartphone at a product presentation to be held in India on April 23. The Xiaomi 4i is powered by a Qualcomm 64-bit 1.65GHz...

Taiwan market: HTC to introduce mid-range HTC One E9+

Apr 22, 14:56

HTC will introduce a new member to its mid-range product line, the HTC One E9+, into the Taiwan market on April 24.

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments shed 30% sequentially in 1Q15

Apr 20, 12:25

Shipments of smartphones by China-based vendors declined by nearly 30% sequentially to 91.8 million units in the first quarter of 2015 due to sluggish demand both at home and overseas,...

Japan market: Asustek ZenFone 5 ranks as top-selling model for fifth month, says report

Apr 17, 13:53

Asustek Computer's ZenFone 5 smartphone has been the top-selling model in Japan's SIM-free segment for the fifth consecutive month since its debut in the market in November 2014,...

Commentary: HTC reveals confusing product positioning strategy

Apr 17, 13:51

HTC has launched three models of its HTC One family, the M9, M9+ and E9+, in less than two months, a speed which seems to be too fast to enable consumers to understand its product...

China market: Intel to strengthen presence in mobile CPU market via ODMs and white-box vendors

Apr 16, 13:46

Intel reportedly will step up its cooperation with ODMs and white-box makers in China to strengthen its presence in China's handset market. Some vendors will launch 3G smartphones...

Dual-lens modules become mainstream smartphone camera solution, says Altek chairman

Apr 15, 14:37

Taiwan-based vendor HTC in 2014 took the initiative to adopt a dual-lens camera solution for its flagship smartphone M8, prompting other vendors to followed suit. Dual-lens modules...

China market: LeTV unveils One series smartphones

Apr 15, 14:22

China-based video content provider LeTV has unveiled three smartphones, the LeTV One, the One Pro and the One Max, catering to different segments. The company expects sales of its...

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