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MediaTek 10-core chips likely to attract orders from many smartphone vendors

May 15, 14:20

MediaTek's recently-introduced Helio X20 SoC series for high-end smartphones has reportedly received positive feedback from international smartphone vendors.

MediaTek helio X20

China smartphone vendors look for more supplies of CMOS image sensors

May 6, 21:48

China-based smartphone vendors reportedly are suffering shortages in the supply of CMOS image sensors from Sony as the Japan-based supplier has given priority to Apple and Samsung...

Sony adjusts its performance outlook

Apr 22, 22:31

Sony has adjusted its sales and operating revenues expectations for its fiscal year from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2015 to JPY8.2 trillion (US$68.62 billion) from a previous projected...

Taiwan market: HTC ranks as top smartphone vendor in 2014, says IDC

Apr 8, 22:06

HTC ranked as the number one smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market in 2014, followed by Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer, Apple and Sony Mobile Communications, according to...

Sony announces agreement to start logistics joint venture

Apr 2, 15:16

Sony has announced that it has completed the establishment of the logistics joint venture with Mitsui-Soko Holdings.The joint venture will be named Mitsui-Soko Supply Chain Solutions.,...

Sony Mobile aims to ship 38 million smartphones in FY2015, say sources

Mar 31, 11:33

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 38 million smartphones in fiscal 2015 (April 2015-March 2016), down slightly from 39.2 million units shipped in the previous fiscal year, according...

Foxconn considering setting up TV production lines in India to cope with demand from Sony

Mar 25, 12:26

Foxconn Electronics reportedly plans to set up production lines for LCD TVs in India in order to cope with demand from Sony, according to industry sources.

Sony to reduce TV and smartphone orders to Taiwan production partners

Mar 23, 11:14

In the wake of continued slow sales of its LCD and smartphone products, Sony is expected to lower the sales ratio of low-margin products and thus will adjust its outsourcing policy,...

Arima Communications may be hit by Sony Mobile decreasing orders

Mar 20, 15:09

Taiwan-based handset ODM Arima Communications is expected to face mounting pressure on its operations as its major client Sony Mobile Communications is likely to further reduce its...

Sony Mobile to reach revised smartphone shipment target for fiscal 2014, say Taiwan makers

Mar 20, 11:34

Sony Mobile Communications saw its smartphone shipments increase 20.2% sequentially to 11.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2014, bringing combined shipments for the first...

Sony announces fiscal 3Q14 financial results

Mar 17, 19:59

Sony has announced its financial results for fiscal third-quarter 2014, ending December 31, 2014. Sales and operating revenues were JPY2.566 trillion (US$21.213 billion), an increase...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches stainless steel SmartWatch 3

Newswatch - Mar 17, 13:58

Sony Mobile Communications has launched the stainless steel version of its SmartWatch 3 in the Taiwan market priced at NT$9,990 (US$315).

VAIO expected to become strong competitor to Sony in smartphone industry

Mar 16, 22:18

Japan-based notebook brand vendor VAIO, originally Sony's notebook department that was later sold to investment firm Japan Industrial Partners (JIP), has recently launched a VAIO...

Sony Mobile Taiwan head refutes rumors of selling mobile business

Mar 12, 13:51

Jonathan Lin, general manager of Sony Mobile Communications Taiwan, has re-stated that Sony does not have any plans to put its mobile device business unit up for sale, and will continue...

Jonathan Lin, general manager of Sony Mobile Taiwan

Digitimes Research: LG, Sony Mobile, Acer highlight entry-level, mid-range smartphones at MWC

Mar 11, 22:07

In light of slowing sales of high-end smartphones, vendors including LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications and Acer all highlighted their new entry-level and mid-range models...

Samsung, LG and Sony to purchase 42% of global TV panel supply in 2015, says IHS

Mar 2, 21:28

Leading global TV vendors Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Sony, gained market share and increased their on-year shares of LCD TV shipments by an average of 11% in 2014, which...

Sony to establish alliance to promote new Ultra HD broadcast technology

Feb 17, 15:39

Sony is planning to form an alliance, the IP Life Consortium, with 10 companies including Cisco and Germany-based wireless player Rohde & Schwarz (R&S) to boost IP-based Ultra...

Sony Mobile to use more MediaTek smartphone solutions, say sources

Feb 12, 11:47

Sony Mobile Communications will increase its purchases of handset solutions from MediaTek for production of entry-level and mid-range smartphones in 2015, according to sources at...

Sony Mobile Xperia E4

Sony looks to China-based Truly for OGS solutions

Feb 6, 11:49

Truly Optoelectronics is expected to increase one glass solution (OGS) touch panel supply to Sony in 2015, making it one of the main handset touch panel suppliers to the vendor.

Sony to boost production capacity for stacked CMOS image sensors

Feb 2, 21:53

Sony has announced plans to invest in Sony Semiconductor in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016 in order to increase production capacity for stacked CMOS image sensors. Sony Semiconductor...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile to focus on mid-range to high-end smartphone segment

Jan 27, 22:12

Sony Mobile Communications will focus on the mid-range to high-end smartphone segment in the Taiwan market in 2015, aiming to rank as one of the top-three vendors in the segment,...

Sony reportedly looking to sell handset business

Jan 16, 14:07

The Sony Group is reportedly evaluating the possibility of selling Sony Mobile Communications, or seeking potential partners to jointly run the handset unit due to continued losses...

CES 2015: MediaTek announces TV SoC for Sony Android TVs

Newswatch - Jan 8, 14:56

MediaTek has announced its smartTV SoC chip for use in the first Sony Android TV incorporating Sony's picture-quality algorithm, enabling Android 5.0 Lollipop software.

CES 2015: Sony displays new Ultra HD TVs

Jan 7, 14:18

Sony has announced that a total of 11 new Ultra HD Bravia LCD TVs will be on display at CES 2015, featuring new technologies such as the company's 4K Processor X1.

Taiwan market: Sony to drop pricing for several Ultra HD TVs

Dec 30, 16:09

In an attempt to push Ultra HD TV sales in the Taiwan market, Sony will drop pricing for several Bravia TVs throughout the Lunar New Year period and continue to aim lower-priced solutions...

Sony ready to launch large-size tablet in 1H15

Dec 25, 14:57

In addition to Samsung Electronics and Apple, Sony is also expected to launch a large-size tablet in the first half of 2015 and the device will enter mass production shortly, according...

More large-size tablets are expected to come out in 2015

Sony announces development of OLED display module for eyewear

Dec 19, 11:17

Sony has announced the development of an attachable single-lens display module that can turn eyewear of varying designs into smart devices.

Microsoft rumored to make head-worn gaming device in 2015

Dec 18, 14:55

Microsoft is rumored to be planning to mass produce a head-worn virtual gaming device in 2015 and is expected to showcase the product at the E3 gaming show in June, according to sources...

Taiwan market: Sales of smart bracelets to fall short of expectations in 2014, says Sony Mobile

Dec 3, 22:12

Sales of smart bracelets in the Taiwan market are expected to total only 20,000-30,000 units in 2014, lower than market expectations of 60,000-70,000 units, according to Sony Mobile...

Sony Mobile smart bracelets

Server player AIC sees SSD server orders from Sony and France client, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 24, 22:04

Taiwan-based server player AIC has recently landed orders from Sony for its NVMe PCIe solid state drive (SSD) server solution SB122-TO and also acquired orders from the largest data...

Sony announces increased TV sales

Nov 4, 16:08

Sony has announced that its home entertainment and sound sales increased 7% on year (a 2% increase on a constant currency basis) to JPY282.4 billion (US$2.48 billion). This increase...

Sony LCD TV sales rebound

Commentary: Calculating the cost of GamerGate, many losers, 2 potential big winners

Oct 30, 15:53

Concerns raised in a previous report that allowing the schism between the gaming press and their core audience to fester could lead to real economic impacts for the gaming industry...

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Sony seeks cheaper panel solutions as smartphone competition intensifies

Oct 29, 20:11

Sony Mobile is lowering its smartphone shipment target for 2014 and is now seeking cheaper panel and touch panel solutions in order to reduce costs and increase profitability.

Sony to launch 12-inch tablet in 1Q15, say Taiwan makers

Oct 24, 11:49

Sony Mobile Communications will launch a 12-inch tablet in the first quarter of 2015. Several other vendors are also developing large-size tablets for launch in the first or second...

Sony Mobile to amend strategy for releasing flagship models

Oct 22, 22:12

Sony Mobile Communications will amend its policy for the launch of flagship models by releasing only one new model a year, instead of two models currently, according to sources at...

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