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Xiaomi unveils Redmi Note 2 in Malaysia

Nov 4, 11:33

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled its new smartphone, the Redmi Note 2, as well as updates to its MIUI 7 platform in Kuala Lumpur, a product event which aims to boost its overseas sal...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments grow 11.2% sequentially in 3Q15

Nov 3, 22:03

Shipments of smartphones in the China market grew 11.2% sequentially to 101.2 million units in the third quarter of 2015, buoyed by an increase of 59.8 million new subscribers for...

Falling handset-IC prices put pressure on gross margin, says MediaTek

Nov 2, 11:07

Intense competition among handset-IC suppliers has led to falling chip prices affecting negatively MediaTek's gross margin performance, according to company president Ching-Jiang...

MediaTek 3Q15 profits soar 25%

Oct 30, 15:45

MediaTek's net profits soared to almost NT$8 billion (US$246 million) in the third quarter of 2015 hitting the highest quarterly level for the year.

Taiwan market: Huawei unveils G7 Plus, Y6 smartphones

Oct 30, 11:38

China-based vendor Huawei Device has unveiled two smartphone models, the mid-range G7 Plus and entry-level Y6, for the Taiwan market, according to Huawei's Taiwan sales agent.

Huawei Device unveils smartphone G7 Plus and Huawei Watch

Worldwide smartphone shipments up 6.8% to 355.2 million in 3Q15, says IDC

Newswatch - Oct 29, 16:24

Global smartphone shipments grew 6.8% sequentially to 355.2 million units in the third quarter of 2015, marking the second highest quarterly shipments on record, according to the...

China market: LeTV launches new smartphone

Oct 28, 16:04

China-based TV vendor LeTV has unveiled a new smartphone, the Le 1s, which will be available at CNY1,099 (US$137), according to a China-based tech.qq.com report.

Digitimes Research: China smartphone AP shipments to grow 14.6% on quarter in 4Q15

Oct 28, 11:46

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to grow 14.6% sequentially to 161 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015 as handset vendors are building...

Magnetic sensor suppliers look to automotive sector for growth, says IHS

Oct 28, 11:43

Led by ongoing price erosion in the electronic compass sensor market, year-over-year semiconductor-based magnetic sensor revenues grew less than 1% in 2014; however, the industry's...

High resolution displays contribute to rising revenues for driver chip vendors, IHS says

Oct 26, 22:43

Annual revenues for driver integrated circuits (ICs) will peak at US$6.8 billion in 2017, due mainly to the demand for higher resolution displays in smartphones and other applications,...

China market: Meizu, Alibaba launch first jointly-developed smartphone

Oct 26, 15:12

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu Technology has unveiled a new model, the Meilan Metal, the first model it developed jointly with e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, according to China-based...

Meilan Metal

IC demand from China smartphone vendors to remain brisk in 2016, say sources

Oct 23, 11:29

Taiwan-based IC design houses expect demand for IC parts from China-based smartphone vendors to remain brisk in early 2016 as vendors have continued to upgrade the hardware specifications...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile unveils Xperia Z5 Premium

Oct 23, 10:51

Sony Mobile Communications on October 22 unveiled Xperia Z5 Premium smartphone for launch in the Taiwan market in early November at a recommended contract-free retail price of NT$25,900...

Huawei becomes top smartphone vendor in China in 3Q15, says Canalys

Newswatch - Oct 23, 10:36

Huawei ranked as the top smartphone vendor in China in the third quarter of 2015, while Xiaomi Technology fell to second place, according to an estimate by Canalys.

Sony plans to set up smartphone production lines in Thailand, says paper

Oct 22, 14:52

Sony plans to invest at least JPY1 billion (US$8.35 million) to set up smartphone production lines in Thailand. The lines are scheduled to come online in 2015 and Sony aims to roll...

HTC unveils Android Marshmallow-based smartphone

Oct 21, 16:07

HTC has officially unveiled the latest version of its One series smartphone, the HTC One A9, a revised flagship model which the company will count on to make a turnaround in the fourth...

Cher Wang (center) presents the HTC One A9 in New York

Innovations at Hong Kong Electronics Fair

Oct 20, 16:17

Several companies have demonstrated their new innovations such as 360 degree cameras, sport cameras, modularized smartphone protective cases and brain wave controllers at the Hong...

Modularized smartphone protective cases

Taiwan PCB players to turn down slim-profit orders from smartphone vendors

Oct 20, 15:54

With demand for smartphones weakening and Apple's iPhone sales continuing to rise, some smartphone vendors such as HTC, Xiaomi Technology and Asustek Computer have been demanding...

Sharp to continue decreasing smartphone display production throughout 4Q15

Newswatch - Oct 20, 14:37

Sharp has been decreasing production for smartphone panels since April 2015 and is expected to continue doing so until the end of the year, according to a report from Tech News...

Global 2Q15 smartphone AP market grows slightly, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 16, 10:40

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market grew by a modest 1.5% from a year earlier in the second quarter of 2015, while the tablet AP sector saw an on-year decline...

Global smartphone shipments grow 9.1% sequentially in 3Q15, says TrendForce

Oct 15, 12:34

Global smartphone shipments grew 9.1% on quarter to 332 million units in the third quarter of 2015, powered by the launch of new models by vendors, including Samsung Electronics'...

HTC to unveil new mid-range smartphone

Newswatch - Oct 15, 10:26

HTC is expected to unveil its new mid-range smartphone, the HTC One A9, at online events to be held in New York, London and New Delhi on October 21. The A9 will come with a 5-inch...

Compal begins mass production of smartphones in Vietnam, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 6, 16:10

Compal Electronics' plants in Vietnam have started mass production in small volumes and currently have about 100-200 workers. Compal aims to recruit a total of 2,000, according to...

Inventec optimistic about new orders from big client

Oct 6, 14:51

Inventec chairman Richard Lee has commented that a big client (understood to be Xiaomi) is currently developing new products, and Inventec is optimistic about related orders. Xiaomi...

Richard Lee, Inventec chairman (center)

Nexus 6P to help ramp up Huawei smartphone shipments in 2015

Oct 5, 22:36

China-based handset vendor Huawei is expected to be able to reach its goal of shipping 100 million smartphones in 2015, buoyed by strong sales of its Huawei P8 and Honor 6 devices...

4G smartphone market takes off as telecoms drive mobile broadband development, says TrendForce

Oct 5, 11:43

There has been an explosive growth in the number of 4G network users worldwide in 2015. According to TrendForce, sales of global 4G-enabled smartphones will reach 450 million units...

LG unveils smartphone LG V10

Oct 1, 16:36

LG Electronics has unveiled its new smartphone, the LG V10, which features dual displays, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 CPU, a 16-megapixel rear camera and a dual-lens 5-megapixel front-facing...

Samsung AMOLED business to benefit from China smartphone demand in 2016

Oct 1, 16:31

Many China-based smartphone vendors are planning to use AMOLED in their high-end smartphones in 2016 and are looking to Samsung Display for panel supply as the maker continues to...

Touchscreen controller IC prices falling

Sep 30, 11:06

Prices for smartphone-use touchscreen controller ICs have been falling as an increase in the number of suppliers has led to more competition in the market, according to industry so...

Taiwan market: China smartphone vendor OnePlus withdraws from local market

Sep 25, 11:10

China-based smartphone vendor OnePlus has stopped marketing and delivery of its smartphones in the Taiwan market, saying the decision was made in consideration of its healthy growth...

China white-box smartphone vendors lower prices to cope with increasing competition

Sep 23, 15:40

China-based white-box smartphone vendors, under increasing competition from vendors including Huawei Device, Lenovo, Xiaomi Technology and Coolpad as well as Samsung Electronics and...

China market: Xiaomi 4c smartphone launched

Sep 23, 12:18

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled a mid-range smartphone, Xiaomi 4c, for launch specifically in the China market on September 23.

Xiaomi 4c smartphone

Chinese handset OEMs to increase demand for smartphone sensors, IHS says

Sep 23, 11:29

Apple and Samsung will remain the dominant buyers of sensors for smartphones through 2019; however, their share of sensor spending will fall, according to IHS.

Large-screen smartphones erode total personal computing unit growth, says IC Insights

Sep 21, 15:16

Five years ago, touchscreen tablets began pouring into the personal computing marketplace, stealing growth from standard personal computers and signaling the start of what has been...

Smartphone vendors eyeing TOL technology from TPK

Sep 17, 14:46

TPK is stirring up new developments with its second-generation touch on lens (TOL) technology, with major handset vendors including Apple reportedly expressing an interest for smartphones...

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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.

  • Acer+Liquid+Jade+Primo+smartphone

    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...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

  • Asustek+ZenFone+Zoom+smartphone

    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...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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    Sony Xperia Z5 smartphone

    Sony has unveiled its next-generation Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, and Xperia Z5 Premium, and the vendor claims the last model as the world's first 4K smartphone. The Xperia Z5...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

  • Acer+Liquid+Jade+Z+smartphone

    Acer Liquid Jade Z smartphone

    Acer has announced the Liquid Jade Z featuring an IPS display with the Zero Air Gap technology to help reduce reflections and Corning's Gorilla Glass 3. The smartphone also supports...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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