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Acer expands smartphone presence into Latin America

Dec 31, 10:41

Acer has announced cooperation with Bahamas Telecommunications and Ecuador's Corporacion Nacional de Telecomunicaciones to sell its smartphones and wearable devices.

Apple more than doubles smartphone shipments in MEA region in 3Q15, says Counterpoint Research

Newswatch - Dec 30, 15:34

Overall the mobile phone market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) grew 23% on year in the third quarter of 2015, with the smartphone segment growing 31%, almost three times faster...

MediaTek looks to emerging markets for 2016 growth

Dec 29, 11:03

China has seen robust 4G smartphone demand during 2015, and demand for 4G devices in India, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East is set to rise in 2016 driving MediaTek's...

MediaTek president Ching-Jiang Hsieh (center)

MediaTek profitability under pressure

Dec 24, 15:43

MediaTek's profitability has come under pressure due to falling ASPs of smartphone chips, and will face further pressure in 2016, according to industry observers.

China market: Meizu 2015 smartphone shipments to reach over 20 million units

Dec 24, 14:37

Smartphone shipments by Meizu in 2015 will reach over 20 million units, increasing 350% from a year earlier, according to a China-based qq.com report, citing company vice president...

India market: Smartphone shipments down slightly in October, says IDC

Dec 23, 11:07

Smartphone shipments in India totaled 9.3 million units in October, down from 10 million shipped in the previous month, and 4G models accounted for over 50% of total smartphone shipments...

Huawei smartphone shipments meet 2015 target

Newswatch - Dec 23, 11:05

Huawei has announced that its smartphone shipments has reached over 100 million units so far in 2015, meeting the company's target set for the year and making it the first China-based...

MediaTek December sales to fall

Dec 21, 15:15

MediaTek will likely report a substantial decrease sequentially in December revenues, due to a cutback in orders from handset vendors, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Over 331 million smartphones shipped globally in 3Q15

Dec 17, 18:58

There were 331.9 million smartphones shipped globally in the third quarter of 2015, increasing 10.5% on quarter and 7.7% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Samsung likely to stick with QHD displays for smartphones in 2016

Dec 17, 15:44

There are various reports circulating in Korea's media regarding whether local smartphone vendors will release new smartphones equipped with Ultra HD (4K) panels. A latest report...

HTC to be prohibited from selling HTC One M9 in Germany

Dec 17, 15:14

HTC is likely to be prohibited from continuing to sell its HTC One M9 and other models in Germany for violating a patent involving voice coding technology owned by Acacia, according...

Sony Mobile to reduce smartphone models for 2016

Dec 17, 10:25

Sony Mobile Communications is likely to reduce the number of new smartphones launched in 2016, and consequently the vendor may also dismiss its R&D unit in Taiwan, according to...

Commentary: The residue value of feature phones

Dec 7, 22:34

The pace of replacement of smartphones for feature phones is not happening as fast as expected, as the use of handsets by consumers of different regions, the price difference between...

HTC revenues hit 6-month high in November

Dec 7, 11:09

HTC saw its consolidated revenues rise 14.96% sequentially to a six-month high of NT$10.29 billion (US$314.32 million) in November. The release of its latest smartphone, the HTC One...

China market: ZTE launches entry-level Blade A1 smartphone

Dec 4, 15:29

China-based smartphone vendor ZTE has launched the first model of its new Blade-series smartphones, the Blade A1, in the China market priced at CNY599 (US$94).

ZTE Blade A1 smartphone

Commentary: Asustek adjusts smartphone strategy

Dec 4, 11:49

Asustek Computer has started changing its marketing strategy for the ZenFone series, expanding its reach in the smartphone market from the entry-level segment to the higher-end one...

Pegatron, Inventec see smartphone rankings drop in 3Q15, says IDC

Dec 3, 16:18

Taiwan-based handset maker Pegatron saw its ranking in the global top-10 smartphone manufacturers list drop to eighth place in the third quarter of 2015 from fourth a quarter earlier,...

Smartphone panel suppliers to increase LTPS capacity and turn further to Full HD market in 2016, says WitsView

Dec 1, 15:34

Since 2013, major LCD panel makers have continually invested in fabs producing LTPS LCD panels to capture demand in the high-end smartphone market. According to WitsView, global LTPS...

China market: Huawei unveils Mate 8, Huawei Watch

Nov 30, 23:06

Huawei has unveiled its new high-end smartphone, the Huawei Mate 8 as well as its smartwatch, the Huawei Watch.

The Huawei Mate 8

The smartphone ambition: Q&A with Asustek CEO Jerry Shen

Nov 30, 12:00

Buoyed by its ZenFone series smartphones, Asustek Computer has captured a portion of the global smartphone market and more importantly has started generating profits from its handset...

Asustek CEO Jerry Shen (center)

Foxconn invests in smartphone-rental service provider in Hong Kong, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 27, 12:40

FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of the Foxconn Group, has recently invested US$13 million in Hong Kong-based handset rental service provider Tink Labs, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

More China firms developing own ARM-based chips

Nov 26, 10:27

China-based ZTE has received a cash injection from the government enabling the company to accelerate the development of its own application processors, while Lenovo also intends to...

Himax obtains design-wins for smartphone-use force touch solutions

Nov 26, 10:06

Himax Technologies has gained design-wins for its multi-level force touch controller series from leading smartphone vendors for models to be launched in the first half of 2016, according...

Three trends to take place in 2016 smartphone market, says Strategy Analytics

Nov 25, 15:53

At least three major global shifts are predicted to take place in the smartphone market during 2016. Smartphone financing will become the norm, while Indonesia will join India as...

Strong smartphone growth in saturated cellphone market, says IC Insights

Nov 25, 14:53

According to IC Insights, 89% of the new cellphones sold worldwide in 2015 are forecast to be replacements or additional cellphones sold to existing subscribers. Moreover, this percentage...

Led by Apple and China brands, high tech smartphone panel shipments rising, says IHS

Nov 25, 14:03

Demand for LTPS TFT LCD shipments rose 30% in September 2015 to reach 51.6 million units, due to strong demand from Apple and China-based brands. Total smartphone panel shipments...

India market: Smartphone shipments increase 21.4% on year in 3Q15, says IDC

Newswatch - Nov 25, 11:00

Shipments of smartphones in India totaled 28.3 million units in the third quarter of 2015, up 21.4% from 23.3 million units shipped for the same period of a year earlier, according...

China market: Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 3 smartphone, Mi Pad 2 tablet

Newswatch - Nov 25, 10:59

Xiaomi Technology has launched the Redmi Note 3 smartphone along with the Mi Pad 2 tablet in China. The smartphone is priced at CNY899 (US$141) for 16GB and CNY1,099 for 32GB. Availability...

IC designers eye business opportunity from force touch solutions

Nov 24, 15:56

More Taiwan-based IC design houses, including FocalTech Systems and Himax Technologies, have stepped up their efforts to develop force touch sensors as China-based smartphone vendors...

Digitimes Research: Nexus 6P, Xperia Z5 series highlight latest smartphone presentation in Japan

Nov 24, 12:02

Google's Nexus 6P, Sony Mobile Communications' Xperia Z5 series products and a number of feature phones highlighted the product presentation for the winter-spring session held by...

Lenovo to phase out Vibe brand smartphones, says report

Nov 24, 11:09

China-based vendor Lenovo has announced plans to replace its Vibe brand mid-range and high-end smartphones with its Lemon series and Motorola branding products, according to a China-based...

Emerging markets drive worldwide smartphone sales to 15.5% growth in 3Q15, says Gartner

Nov 19, 15:40

Continued demand for affordable smartphones in emerging markets drove worldwide sales of smartphones in the third quarter of 2015, according to Gartner. Global sales of smartphones...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy J2

Newswatch - Nov 19, 15:04

Samsung Electronics has launched a new entry-level smartphone, the Galaxy J2, in the Taiwan market priced at NT$4,280 (US$130) unlocked, targeting the younger generation.

Sony Mobile, LG reportedly to develop smartphone application processors in-house

Nov 18, 11:00

Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics reportedly will follow the steps of Apple, Samsung Electronics and Huawei to develop smartphone-use application processors in-house,...

China market: Xiaomi to unveil new smartphone on November 24

Newswatch - Nov 18, 10:57

Xiaomi Technology is expected to unveil its new smartphone the Redmi Note 2 Pro and Mi Pad 2 during a product event to be held on November 24. The product offerings may also include...

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