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Smartphone brands reluctant to develop Facebook Home-enabled models

Jun 24, 12:48

A number of branded smartphone vendors, including Samsung Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, Lenovo, ZTE and Huawei are now reluctant to cooperate with Facebook for the joint...

Samsung sales of midrange large-size smartphones to affect China-based brands

Jun 19, 10:49

Samsung Electronics' launch of large-sized Galaxy Mega family smartphones for the US$400-600 segment will affect sales of comparable models launched by China-based branded vendors...

Sony Mobile to extend cooperation with ODM firms, says marketing executive

May 23, 21:39

Dennis van Schie, global head of marketing for Sony Mobile, has commented that the firm will extend cooperation and view ODM firms as strategic partners in product development to...

Taiwan market: Sony to launch Xperia Tablet Z

May 22, 15:21

Sony Mobile Communications Taiwan on May 21 unveiled the Xperia Tablet Z, an Android 4.1.2 waterproof tablet equipped with Qualcomm S4 Pro 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 10.1-inch 1920...

Arima, Compal Communications to benefit from Sony Mobile orders

Apr 10, 21:49

Taiwan-based smartphone ODM firms Compal Communications and Arima Communications are likely to see on-quarter revenue growth in the second quarter due to new smartphones from Sony...

Sony Mobile ramping penetration in entry-level to mid-range smartphone segment

Mar 28, 13:46

Sony Mobile Communications is enhancing its presence in the entry-level to mid-range Android smartphone segment, leveraging the spectacular sales gained from its flagship model, the...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile aims to obtain 20% market share in 2013

Mar 27, 22:02

Launched in March, Sony Mobile's flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, has sold more than 50,000 units in less than a month in Taiwan. According to Jonathan Lin, general manager of Sony...

Digitimes Research: Samsung, LG, Sony Mobile aim to ramp up smartphone sales in emerging markets

Mar 15, 14:10

Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Sony Mobile Communications demonstrated different product strategies for their smartphone businesses at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013, but...

Sony Mobile makes headway with Xperia Z; to move to other platforms

Mar 11, 14:08

Sales of Sony Mobile Communications' new high-end flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, have been successful, which could help the vendor ramp up sales of its entry-level to mid-range...

Global handset market undergoes changes as more brands turn to profitability, say sources

Feb 4, 13:52

A new scenario of the global handset market is taking shape as LG Electronics and Lenovo have begun generating profits from their handset businesses, while Sony Mobile Communications...

Samsung to optimize multiple chipset platforms to enhance its edge in entry-level smartphone segment, say sources

Jan 30, 14:25

Samsung Electronics will optimize chipset solutions from Qualcomm, Broadcom and ST-Ericsson to enhance its competitive edge in the entry-level to mid-range smartphone segment so as...

Strong demand for smartphones, heated competition characterize global handset market in 4Q12, says IDC

Jan 28, 11:24

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 1.9% on year in the fourth quarter of 2012, as strong holiday smartphone sales raised shipments of these devices to levels nearly equal to those...

Huawei, LG to showcase quad-core handsets at CES 2013

Jan 2, 21:54

China-based handset maker Huawei will introduce the Ascend D2 with HiSilicon's quad-core processor and a 13-megapixel rear camera at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013.

Arima Communications looks to ship 12-14 million smartphones in 2013

Jan 2, 15:43

Arima Communications is expected to ship 12-14 million smartphones in 2013, with NEC and Sony Mobile Communications together taking up over 60% of the shipments, according to an industry...

Samsung aims to ship 500 million handsets in 2013, say sources

Dec 25, 12:07

Samsung Electronics aims to ship 500 million handsets in 2013, of which 350 million will be smartphone models, according to industry sources, citing an internal estimate by Samsung...

More smartphone vendors to launch models with 5-inch Full HD displays in 1H13, say sources

Dec 13, 16:31

Samsung Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, LG Electronics, Huawei Device and ZTE are expected to follow HTC and Sharp to roll out smartphones with 5-inch Full HD displays in...

Rise of Sony Mobile, Lenovo to benefit Taiwan handset ODMs

Nov 27, 21:23

Sony Mobile Communications and Lenovo have both strengthened their positions in the global smartphone market, which will benefit their handset ODM partners in Taiwan, Foxconn International...

Digitimes Research: Entry-level to mid-range models to drive smartphone sales momentum in 2013

Nov 26, 14:23

Entry-level to mid-range smartphones sold to emerging markets will serve as growth drivers for the smartphone industry in 2013. Vendors which offer complete lineups of low-priced...

Handset ODMs, component suppliers to post revenues gains in 4Q12

Nov 20, 13:59

Taiwan-based handset ODMs and component suppliers, including Arima Communications, Compal Communications, Merry Electronics and Ichia Technologies, all expect to see their revenues...

Arima Communications reports over 75% sequential revenue growth for October

Newswatch - Nov 9, 12:30

Arima Communications has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1.57 billion (US$53.77 million) for October, up 76.9% sequentially but down 40% on year. For the first 10 months of...

Sony Mobile likely to outsource 30-40% of smartphones for 2013 to ODMs

Nov 6, 22:17

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 50 million smartphones in 2013, with 30-40% out of the total shipments likely to be outsourced to Taiwan-based handset ODMs, including Foxconn...

Google aggressive pricing for Nexus 4 smartphone to affect sales of other brands

Oct 30, 21:45

Google's pricing of US$299-349 for its newly released 4.7-inch, quad-core Nexus 4 smartphone is lower than market expectations, and thus could affect the sales of Android-based smartphones...

Taiwan makers look to increased ODM orders from Sony Mobile

Aug 24, 12:09

In response to Sony Mobile Communications' plans to cut its workforce by 15% in fiscal year 2012 (April 1, 2012-March 31, 2013) or 2013 as part of a restructuring, Taiwan-based handset...

Sony Mobile moves into sub-US$200 smartphone segment

Aug 23, 14:53

Sony Mobile Communications has teamed up with Taiwan-based handset ODMs Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), Arima Communications and Compal Communications to venture into the sub-US$200...

Competition in smartphone market to heat up in peak season

Aug 20, 13:11

Nearly all smartphone vendors including Nokia, Apple, Samsung Electronics, HTC and RIM will launch new flagship models in the August-September period, aiming to further ramp up, or...

ZTE, Huawei and LG see expanding smartphone market share

Aug 2, 15:02

The global smartphone market rankings have been changing with Research in Motion (RIM), HTC and Nokia facing shrinking shares while the shares of ZTE, Huawei and LG continue to expand,...

Arima Communications to ship 6 million smartphones in 2012

Jun 28, 14:06

Buoyed by orders from clients in the US and Japan, Arima Communications is expected to ship six million smartphones in 2012, according to an industry estimate.

Branded handset vendors cutting orders to component suppliers, say sources

Jun 21, 10:57

A number of branded handset vendors, including Nokia, Motorola Mobility, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, RIM, HTC, Huawei Device and ZTE, have reduced...

Sony Mobile steps up cooperation with Taiwan-based handset ODMs

Jun 15, 01:10

Sony Mobile Communications has stepped up cooperation with Taiwan-based handset ODMs, with Arima Communications, Compal Communications and Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) each...

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

May 9, 15:56

Sony Mobile Communications has no plans to launch sub-NT$5,000 (US$170) smartphone models in the Taiwan market, and models with a suggested retail price of over NT$15,000 will account...

Sony Mobile Communications appoints new CEO

Apr 6, 12:26

Sony Mobile Communications has announced that Kunimasa Suzuki has been named president and CEO of the company, effective 16 May 2012, replacing incumbent Bert Nordberg, who will be...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile Communications aims to take up 30% share in Android segment in 2Q12

Apr 3, 14:10

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its Xperia P smartphone in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Taiwan Mobile, and will also release the Xperia U and Xperia solar in the...

More Android 4.0 smartphones to launch in 2Q12

Mar 22, 01:25

The supply of smartphones running on Android 4.0 will increase substantially starting the second quarter of 2012, with mid-range to high-end models coming from brand vendors including...

Nokia, Motorola and Sony likely to increase handset orders to Taiwan ODMs

Feb 10, 01:35

Nokia, Motorola Mobility and Sony Mobile Communications are expected to increase their outsourcing of handsets to Taiwan-based ODMs in 2012 in an effort to regain their global market...

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