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China market: Component orders from China white-box handset makers to decline

May 4, 15:29

While parts and component makers in Taiwan's handset supply chain are still receiving substantial orders from China-based white-box handset makers, orders are likely to reduce gradually...

China smartphone vendors ramping chip orders, sources say

May 3, 15:01

China-based smartphone vendors including Huawei, Xiaomi and TCL have stepped up their pace of placing chip orders in the second quarter of 2016, according to industry sources.

MediaTek looks to higher revenues but lower gross margin in 2Q16

May 3, 11:05

MediaTek expects to post revenue growth of 24-32% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016. However, gross margin for the quarter is likely to fall further, according to the smartphone-chip...

MediaTek posts lower revenues and gross margin for 1Q16

Apr 29, 15:47

MediaTek has reported gross margin for the first quarter of 2016 fell further to 38.1% while consolidated revenues decreased 9.4% sequentially to NT$55.91 billion (US$1.73 billion)...

Worldwide smartphone growth goes flat in 1Q16, says IDC

Newswatch - Apr 28, 15:31

Global smartphone shipments reached 334.9 million units in the first quarter of 2016, up slightly from the 334.3 million units shipped a year earlier, marking the smallest on-year...

Asustek denies plans to split company businesses

Apr 28, 12:53

Asustek Computer has refuted a rumor that the company is considering separating its Open Platform business group, which includes motherboard, graphics card, monitor and peripheral...

High-end smartphone sales decelerating, affecting IC orders

Apr 27, 11:49

Sales of high-end smartphones are decelerating, affecting orders for ICs and other parts and components, according to sources from Taiwan-based IC design houses.

PC, handset supply chain makers conservative about prospects for 2016

Apr 27, 11:15

Makers in the PC and handset supply chains in Taiwan are conservative about a business rebound in the second half of 2016 as well as the overall performance for the entire year amid...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile to continue ramping up share in high-end smartphone segment

Apr 26, 12:14

Sony Mobile Communications will continue to ramp up its share in the over-NT$15,000 (US$462) segment of Taiwan's smartphone market in 2016 although high-end smartphones' share of...

New models of Xperia family products

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to drop in 2016

Apr 26, 11:20

Smartphone shipments in Taiwan are expected to drop on year in 2016 as the penetration rate of smartphones in the local market has already reached a rather high level, a market condition...

Taiwan market: Microsoft launches Lumia 950 smartphone

Apr 25, 15:32

Microsoft has launched its Windows 10-based high-end Lumia 950 smartphone in Taiwan and will initially push the device into the enterprise sector.

Samsung Display leads in 1Q16 smartphone panel shipment, says Sigmaintell

Apr 25, 10:50

Samsung Display was largest maker of smartphone panels, shipping more than 80 million panels, in the first quarter of 2016, according to China-based Sigmaintell Consulting.

China market: LeTV launches 3 new smartphones, to ship15 million smartphones in 2016

Apr 21, 15:30

LeTV has launched three new smartphones, the Le 2, Le 2 Pro and Le Max 2, at a product launch conference in Beijing, China and said it will expand its operations in markets including...

LeTV introducing new smartphones in Beijing

Global smartphone shipments reach 292 million units in 1Q16, says TrendForce

Newswatch - Apr 20, 11:25

The worldwide smartphone shipments totaled 292 million units in the first quarter of 2016, down 18.6% from the previous quarter and 1.3% from a year earlier, according to TrendForc...

Himax enters mass production of TDDI chips for China smartphone customer

Apr 19, 21:05

Himax Technologies has announced mass production of in-cell single-chip touch and display driver integrated (TDDI) solutions for a leading China-based smartphone vendor.

14 IC product categories to exceed total IC market growth in 2016, says IC Insights

Apr 19, 15:08

Fourteen product categories - topped by handset application processors and signal conversion (analog) devices - are expected to exceed the 2% growth rate forecast for the total 2016...

China handset suppliers still ramping feature phone shipments

Apr 19, 12:05

Some China-based handset suppliers are still ramping sales of feature phones at lower prices to emerging markets where demand for such devices remains strong due to insufficient next-generation...

Earthquake in Kumamoto, Japan may hurt Sony CIS business

Apr 18, 15:12

In 2015, Japan's Kyushu had 892 semiconductor-related companies, of which 360 were semiconductor equipment players, 248 semiconductor component players and 185 semiconductor manufacturers...

Himax display drivers power HTC flagship smartphones

Apr 18, 11:11

Himax Technologies has announced that the company's display driver IC of Quad HD (QHD) resolution family, HX8396-C, has been adopted by HTC to power the smartphone vendor's new flagship...

PCB players turn to compete in car-use PCB market

Apr 14, 20:32

Taiwan-based PCB players are pushing into car-use products as demand for PCs, smartphones and tablets has been weakening. Chin Poon and Tripod Technology, which have been operating...

Mobile products, IoT, VR and robots spotlighted at Hong Kong Electronics Fair

Apr 14, 15:53

Hong Kong Electronics Fair Spring Edition is being hosted from April 13-16 and products such as smartphones, tablets, wearables, peripherals, IoT applications, robots and virtual...

Huawei aims to surpass Apple and Samsung in China smartphone market in 5 years, says CEO

Apr 14, 13:59

Huawei Technologies aims to surpass Apple and Samsung Electronics as the largest smartphone vendor in the China market in five years, according to a China-based sina.com...

Huawei Technologies aims to ship 140 million smartphones in 2016

Apr 13, 15:34

Huawei Technologies aims to ship 140 million smartphones worldwide in 2016, 44% of which will be mid-range and high-end models. The company aims at revenues of US$30 billion in 2016...

Taiwan market: Oppo to launch R9

Apr 13, 11:58

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo will launch the R9, an Android 5.1 selfie smartphone, in the Taiwan market at a contract-free retail price of NT$14,990 (US$460) on May 1.

Oppo R9 selfie smartphone

Taiwan market: HTC 10 unveiled

Apr 13, 11:56

HTC has unveiled HTC 10, an Android 6.0 flagship smartphone, in Taiwan and will launch it in the local market at a recommended retail price of NT$22,900 (US$702) for the 32GB version...

HTC flagship smartphone HTC 10

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers start shipments to China, Korea smartphone vendors

Apr 12, 14:32

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers have started shipping products to China- and Korea-based smartphone vendors, according to sources at Taiwan-based foundries.

Asustek reduces demand for Intel-developed smartphone platforms

Apr 8, 12:17

Asustek Computer has added platforms developed by Qualcomm and Taiwan-based MediaTek for its ZenFone-series smartphones, reducing the proportion of platforms developed by Intel, its...

Huawei launches new flagship P9 for high-end smartphone market

Apr 7, 14:54

Huawei has unveiled its new premier smartphone, the Huawei P9, in London, which is expected to compete head to head with Apple's iPhone 6s and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S7.

China market: 2nd-tier smartphone vendors post strong shipment growth in 2015

Apr 7, 10:29

China-based second-tier smartphone vendors, including Vivo, Oppo and Gionee, managed to continue ramping up their shipments in 2015 despite dwindling demand and industry consolidation...

AMOLED, Full In-Cell, DLC coating may be adopted for high-end smartphones in 2016

Apr 1, 15:22

As vendors continue to push specifications to compete in the high-end smartphone market, several new technologies including AMOLED, Full In-Cell touch, and diamond-like carbon (DLC)...

Global smartphone sales to grow 7% in 2016, says Gartner

Mar 31, 22:25

Global smartphone sales will, for the first time, exhibit single-digit growth in 2016, according to Gartner.

Taiwan market: Samsung ranks top smartphone vendor in sales volume in February

Mar 29, 11:25

Samsung Electronics ranked as the number one smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market in February with a 22% share, according to data compiled by local retail channels.

Taiwan market: LG launches modular G5

Mar 25, 12:14

LG Electronics has unveiled its G5, an Android 6.0 modular smartphone, in Taiwan at a contract-free retail price of NT$23,900 (US$724) with availability to begin in early April. The...

HTC to hold product presentation on April 12

Mar 23, 22:03

HTC will hold product presentations in Taipei, New York and London on April 12. The vendor is expected to unveil its new flagship model for 2016, likely named HTC M10, during the...

Apple introduces iPhone SE with 4-inch display

Mar 22, 13:54

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,...

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  • Adata posts EPS of NT$3.62 for 1Q17

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  • TSMC talks about its next growth drivers

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  • Young Optics suffers net loss per share of NT$0.58 for 1Q17

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  • Silicon wafer suppliers seeking to secure long-term contracts

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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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    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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    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

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