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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...

Taiwan market: Mid-range segment becomes a new target for smartphone vendors

Nov 17, 15:57

As competition in Taiwan's smartphone market has continued to stay fierce, some brand vendors have started adjusting their business strategy and are no longer flooding the market...

Competition among SoC suppliers to heat up

Nov 17, 10:57

Competition among smartphone-use SoC providers is expected to heat up in 2016 as companies are gearing up for their new 8- or 10-core solution rollouts.

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to stay flat in 2015, 2016

Nov 16, 14:40

Smartphone shipments in the Taiwan market are expected to total 8-8.5 million units in 2015, equaling the amount shipped a year earlier, according to an estimate by sources from local...

Asustek looking to become largest consumer notebook vendor in 2017

Nov 13, 16:02

In response to competitors and research firms naming his company as one of the PC brand vendors that will quit the PC market, Asustek Computer CEO Jerry Shen pointed out that Asustek...

Asustek files EPS of NT$5.67 for 3Q15

Nov 12, 13:57

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$119.31 billion (US$3.64 billion) for the third quarter, up 10.1% sequentially, while net profits were NT$4.22 billion, down...

Asustek smartphone shipments to reach 20.5 million in 2015, 30 million in 2016

Nov 12, 13:55

Asustek Computer will be able to ship a total of 20.5 million smartphones in 2015, meeting its shipment target set for the year, according to company CEO Jerry Shen.

Taiwan market: Acer unveils 4 entry-level smartphones

Nov 5, 15:40

Acer has unveiled four entry-level 4G smartphones in Taiwan, aiming to ship 40,000 units in the fourth quarter of 2015 and 200,000 units in 2016 in the local market.

Sony opens store in Taiwan mainly pushing mid-range and high-end products

Nov 5, 15:20

Sony has opened a store in the Breeze Center shopping mall in Taipei, Taiwan, and will mainly demonstrate its mid-range and high-end products including Bravia TVs, tablets, smartphones,...

Sony opens a store in Taiwan

HTC October revenues hit 6-month high

Newswatch - Nov 4, 21:36

HTC has reported revenues of NT$8.95 billion (US$276.8 million) for October, up 25.92% on month but down 43.2% on year. The October figures were the company's highest in six months...

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...

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