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Huawei to launch Mate 10 to take on new iPhone

Jul 31, 13:07

Huawei reportedly plans to launch its new flagship smartphone, the Mate 10, in the coming fall, timing which is selected to match the planned release of the next-generation iPhone...

TSMC to enter mass production for new 10nm HiSilicon chips in September, says report

Jul 28, 09:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly begun mass production of 10nm chips in the third quarter by fulfilling orders for Apple's A11 chips, as well as HiSilicon's...

Smartphone shipments in China fall in 2Q17, says Canalys

Jul 27, 20:10

After six consecutive quarters of growth, smartphone shipments in China fell 3% on year to 113 million units in the second quarter of 2017, according to Canalys.

India smartphone shipments fall for the first time, says Canalys

Jul 27, 15:22

India's smartphone market contracted for the first time in its history, as shipments to the country fell 4% on year to just under 27 million units in the second quarter of 2017. Samsung...

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales rebound in June

Jul 26, 12:29

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market staged a rebound in June, with shipment volume reaching 630,000 units, an increase of 4.3% from the previous month and 3.28% from a year...

IST 2Q17 profits hike over 100%

Jul 25, 15:50

Certification service firm Integrated Service Technology (IST) saw its net profits hike 112.8% sequentially to NT$71 million (US$2.34 million) in the second quarter of 2017 with EPS...

Kinsus net profits fall 82% in 1H17

Jul 25, 13:16

IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology has reported net profits for the first half of 2017 declined 82.1% from a year earlier to NT$199 million (US$6.6 million). EPS for...

MediaTek co-COO reportedly resigns

Jul 25, 09:21

Jeffrey Ju has resigned as MediaTek's co-COO, and transitioned to become a consultant, according to media reports in Taiwan.

MediaTek to transfer 28nm chip orders to UMC

Jul 25, 09:16

MediaTek plans to transfer part of its 28nm mobile chip orders, including those for the Amazon Echo Dot, to United Microelectronics (UMC) from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

MediaTek

Foxconn Group increasing presence in smartphone panel market

Jul 24, 16:02

The Foxconn Group has continued to deepen its deployment in the smartphone-use panel market and is likely to emerge as a strong player in the sector, according to industry sources.

Full-screen smartphone shipments to surge in 2018, says Counterpoint Research

Jul 21, 16:28

Shipments of bezel-free or alternative aspect ratio smartphones will exceed 120 million units in 2017, and will more than triple in 2018, according to Counterpoint Research.

Qualcomm net profits fall 40% in fiscal 3Q17 amid Apple dispute

Jul 20, 22:19

Qualcomm has announced revenues for its fiscal third quarter ended June 25, 2017 decreased 11% on year to US$5.4 billion, while net profits fell 40% from a year ago to US$900 million...

Upcoming Meizu Pro 7 series reportedly to utilize MediaTek chips

Jul 19, 21:24

Meizu is scheduled to introduce its new Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus smartphone series on July 26. The Pro 7 model is expected to feature MediaTek's 16nm Helio P25 SoC chip while the Pro...

Taiwan market: China smartphone brands expand presence

Jul 19, 15:55

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo, Xiaomi Technology and Huawei are ramping up its presence in Taiwan's smartphone market and at the same time they continue to rake up sales in the...

Oppo R11

Chipbond, ChipMOS seeing robust gold bumping demand

Jul 19, 15:37

Backend houses Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have both cut into the supply chains of US and Korea smartphone brands with their gold bumping services, and are set to...

Digitimes Research: Dual-lens smartphone penetration may rise to 50% in 2019

Jul 18, 22:12

As dual-lens cameras are being increasingly adopted in high-end smartphones, the proportion of smartphones with dual-lens cameras is expected to rise from 16% in 2017 to 30% in 2018...

China market: Smartphone brands show polarized sales performances

Jul 18, 16:22

China and Taiwan smartphone vendors are showing polarized sales performances in China market, with smaller vendors such as LeEco and Asustek Computer gradually losing ground and leading...

Oppo's latest star model R11 is expected to score a new sales record of over 20 million units.

Xiaomi aims to ship 100 million smartphones in 2018

Jul 18, 15:55

Xiaomi Technology has returned to a growth track and aims to ship over 100 million smartphones in 2018, according to company founder and CEO Lei Jun.

Xiaomi playing a comeback

Local Indonesia smartphone brands battling increased competition, says IDC

Jul 18, 15:37

According to the latest IDC Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone shipments in Indonesia recorded 7.3 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 13% on-year growth. However,...

Taiwan market: Vivo to enter local smartphone market in 4Q17

Jul 14, 11:46

China-based smartphone vendor Vivo reportedly will enter Taiwan's smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2017, a move which will push it to take on not only fellow China-based...

Vivo to expand its markets to include Taiwan soon

Qualcomm, MediaTek and Spreadtrum to remain top handset IC suppliers in 2017

Jul 14, 10:47

Qualcomm, MediaTek and Spreadtrum will remain the top-3 handset IC suppliers in 2017, with Qualcomm dominating the high-end market, and MediaTek and Spreadtrum sharing the mid-range...

Qualcomm, MediaTek and Spreadtrum to remain top-3 smartphone chip suppliers in 2017

TSMC expects to see 10nm account for 10% of 2017 revenues

Jul 14, 00:26

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects sales generated from 10nm process technology to account for 10% of its overall revenues for 2017.

TSMC 10nm chip shipments to boom starting 3Q17

MediaTek IoT chips expand presence in China bicycle-sharing market

Jul 12, 13:30

Specializing in smartphone SoC chips, MediaTek has been aggressively developing its highly-integrated SoC offerings for wearable and IoT applications. With its IoT solutions, MediaTek...

MediaTek IoT chips are making inroads in China bicycle-sharing market

China smartphone vendors ramping a-Si LCD panel orders

Jul 12, 10:52

Demand for smartphone-use a-Si TFT LCD panels has bounced recently, notably from China-based smartphone vendors, including Vivo and Xiaomi Technology, according to Taiwan-based supply...

China smartphone vendors ramping a-Si LCD panels

Certification service firms IST, MA-tek post record June revenues

Jul 10, 21:18

Integrated Service Technology (IST) and Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek), two Taiwan-based certification service providers, both enjoyed record revenues in June thanks to strong...

MA-tek enjoyed impressive materials analysis demand from China

Catcher sees 30% on-year growth in June revenues

Jul 10, 15:51

Metal chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced revenues of NT$7.29 billion (US$243.49 million) for June, up 19.8% on month and 30% on year. Catcher's second-quarter 2017 consolidated...

MediaTek 2Q17 revenues meet guidance

Jul 10, 09:47

IC design house MediaTek has reported June consolidated revenues increased 18.75% sequentially to NT$21.89 billion (US$715.9 million). Revenues for the second quarter of 2017 came...

Xiaomi makes a comeback in smartphone market, says report

Jul 10, 09:35

Xiaomi Technology has made a comeback in the smartphone market, seeing its smartphone shipments increase 70% sequentially to 23.16 million units in the second quarter of 2017, according...

Qualcomm seeks to ban iPhone imports to US

Jul 7, 14:20

Qualcomm has announced that it is filing a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging that Apple has engaged in the unlawful importation and sale...

Taiwan IC design houses seeing orders ramp-up from China smartphone sector

Jul 7, 10:49

A ramp-up of orders from China's smartphone sector will buoy revenues at Taiwan-based IC design houses, particularly those specializing in LCD driver ICs, wireless charging solutions...

AMOLED fine metal mask market expected to reach US$1.2 billion by 2022, says IHS

Jul 7, 10:39

As AMOLED displays quickly displace LCDs in smartphones, panel makers are rapidly adding new production capacity accelerating demand for fine metal masks (FMM), a critical production...

HTC investigating smartphone fire incident in France

Jul 7, 10:32

High Tech Computer (HTC) has commented on a couple reports that its smartphones has spontaneously caught fire in Taiwan and France, saying it is cooperating with third-party investigations...

Commentary: Power-saving is key concept in smartphone design

Jul 7, 10:00

While new smartphone models for 2017 boast quite a few fresh features such as full screens, OLED panels, biometric systems, quick charge and wireless charge applications, these features...

New smartphone features are designed to save power consumption.

Walsin, Chilisin June revenues rise

Jul 6, 21:21

MLCC specialist Walsin Technology and inductor maker Chilisin Electronics both enjoyed revenue growth in June driven by a seasonal pick-up in demand for smartphones.

Taiwan foundries to see 8-inch fabs run at full utilization till October

Jul 6, 15:23

Taiwan-based pure-play foundries including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) will see...

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    Rose Pink Edition of Samsung Galaxy S8+

    Samsung Electronics has released its sixth color edition of the Galaxy S8+ 64GB model: Rose Pink. Starting June 30, the Rose Pink version of the smartphone will be available in select...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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    Huawei P10/P10 Plus smartphones

    Huawei has unveiled the P10 and P10 Plus smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2017, equipping P10 with Leica Dual-Camera 2.0 and the P10 Plus with Leica Dual-Camera 2.0 Pro Edition...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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    Acer Air Monitor

    Acer has recently announced its new air monitor designed to help people keep tabs on indoor air quality. The Acer Air Monitor allows real-time monitoring of key air quality indicators...

    Photo: Company, Mar 3.

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    Asustek ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphone

    Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone 3 Zoom, an ultra-thin 5.5-inch smartphone with a 5000mAh battery and a dual-camera system. The ZenFone 3 Zoom features dual-camera system consists...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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    Asustek ZenFone AR smartphone

    Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone AR, a smartphone that represents an advance in mobile virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies. The vendor said it is the...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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