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Taiwan market: Xiaomi to focus on mid-range to high-end smartphones

Jul 29, 15:10

Xiaomi Technology has adjusted its marketing strategy to promote its smartphones in Taiwan, shifting its focus to mid-range and high-end smartphones instead of low-priced models in...

Xiaomi sales director Henman Lee

Demand for UV-A LED may take off in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Jul 29, 12:08

As the LED backlighting market is approaching saturation and prices for LED lighting, despite growing demand, have been falling, many LED makers have been developing UV (ultraviolet)-A...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to see flat growth for large-size panels in 2H15

Jul 29, 11:43

Taiwan makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels are expected to only grow 0.7% on quarter in the third quarter of 2015 followed by 0.6% sequential growth...

Taiwan market: Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab S2

Jul 29, 11:37

Samsung Electronics has unveiled Galaxy Tab S2 Android 5.0.2 tablet models for launch in the Taiwan market in early August at recommended retail prices of NT$19,900 (US$635) for 9.7-inch...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy J7

Jul 28, 15:28

Samsung Electronics has launched its Galaxy J7 smartphone in the Taiwan market, targeting the entry-level to mid-range segment. The Galaxy J7 will be available at NT$7,990 (US$253)...

Taiwan market: 66% of Internet users use gaming services, says Google

Jul 28, 14:50

Of Internet users in Taiwan, 66% play online or Web games for more than 30 minutes a day and nearly 92% of them play games mobile devices, according to a market survey jointly undertaken...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to grow 14% in 3Q15

Jul 28, 14:25

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry is forecast to rise 14.4% sequentially in the third quarter of 2015, thanks to peak seasonal effects, as well as rollouts of new...

Taiwan solar cell makers hike August quotes to US$0.31/W

Jul 28, 11:42

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in view of strong demand mainly from China-based PV module makers, have raised quotes from US$0.30-31/W for July to an average...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD monitor shipments decline over 10% in 2Q15

Jul 27, 21:53

Taiwan's LCD monitor shipments reached only 19.42 million units in the second quarter of 2015, down 10.3% from the same quarter a year ago, showing that the industry is still in a...

Taiwan supply chain makers expect ODM orders for Windows 10 smartphones

Jul 27, 19:59

Microsoft, having closed Nokia's factories and dismissed Nokia R&D staffs, is unlikely to invest much in own-brand Windows 10 smartphones and instead may partner with vendors...

China makers gain upper hand over Taiwan rivals in IoT orders

Jul 24, 12:07

Many Silicon Valley-based startups have chosen makers in Shenzhen, China, instead of Taiwan-based ODMs, for production of hardware devices for IoT (Internet of Things) applications,...

Prices for solar cells produced outside Taiwan, China expected to rise 2-3% in August

Jul 24, 10:55

As demand for crystalline silicon solar cells produced in countries other than Taiwan and China has rebounded mainly due to higher than expected US final anti-dumping and anti-subsidization...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches Mi Note 64GB

Jul 24, 10:52

Xiaomi Technology has launched its Mi Note 64GB version in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET).

Xiaomi Mi Note

Asustek, Taiwan ODMs benefit from growing demand for inexpensive smartphones in Japan

Jul 24, 10:46

There is increasing demand for inexpensive SIM-free smartphones in the Japan market and consequently ZenFone series models launched by Taiwan-based vendor Asustek Computer have been...

Taiwan market: HTC releases HTC One E9 dual sim

Jul 24, 10:44

HTC has added a new member to its HTC One family lineup, the HTC One E9 dual sim, in the Taiwan market. The new model will take on Samsung Electronics' newly released Galaxy A8 and...

The HTC Vive

Taiwan sees decreased June manufacturing production index, says MOEA

Jul 23, 20:17

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 106.75 for June 2015, decreasing 0.41% on month and 1.18% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan to release 2.5-2.6GHz band units for 4G operation in 4Q15

Jul 23, 15:29

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on July 22 announced the release of 2.5-2.6GHz frequency band units with total bandwidth of 190MHz to six 4G licensees through open-bid...

Taiwan market: ViewSonic to establish online shopping website

Jul 23, 15:22

LCD monitor vendor ViewSonic has expanded into the e-commerce business in Taiwan and will establish a ViewSonic online shopping website via Yahoo Taiwan's shopping mall platform.

Teco, China Steel establish joint venture for Taiwan wind power business opportunities

Jul 23, 14:43

Teco Electric & Machinery has established a joint venture with Taiwan-based steel maker China Steel (CSC) specifically to produce offshore wind power-generating turbines, according...

Taiwan market: Fujitsu launches new servers for IoT business opportunities

Jul 23, 14:21

Japan-based server brand vendor Fujitsu launched several new server products in Taiwan on July 22, eying the business opportunities from Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Fujitsu launches new servers for IoT in Taiwan

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen, Lenovo enhance cooperation

Jul 22, 15:53

Tsann Kuen, an IT and consumer electronics retail chain in Taiwan, and Lenovo on July 21 strengthened their cooperation, with members of Tsann Kuen entitled to Lenovo products at...

Tsann Kuen, Lenovo enhance cooperation

Taiwan Chelic to debut on TSE in 4Q15

Jul 22, 15:50

Taiwan Chelic, a maker of pneumatic automation components for own-brand sale and ODM/OEM production, will list on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) in the fourth quarter of 2015, according...

Taiwan market: Samsung to unveil new Galaxy Tab S2

Jul 22, 15:41

Samsung Electronics is planning to unveil 8-inch and 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S2 tablets equipped with Super AMOLED screens in the Taiwan market on July 28. Both devices adopt 4:3 ratio...

Taiwan June unemployment rate up on month, down on year, says DGBAS

Jul 22, 15:20

Taiwan had 431,000 jobless citizens in June 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.71%, up 0.09pp on month but dropped 0.21pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan remains R&D base for Firefox OS, says Mozilla

Jul 22, 14:10

Mozilla on July 21 indicated that its team in Taiwan continues to play an important role for R&D of Firefox OS.

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen adjusting retail stores

Jul 22, 11:48

Tsann Kuen Enterprise is adjusting the operation of its IT and consumer electronics retail chain stores in Taiwan, according to company chairman Jerry Yen.

HTC to seek partnerships with game developers for HTC Vive

Jul 22, 11:43

HTC will showcase its forthcoming virtual reality device, the HTC Vive, at Taipei Game Developer Forum (TGDF) to be held from July 23-24, according to the forum organizers. The forum...

The HTC Vive

Simplo, Dynapack to supply battery modules for use in new Surface, say Taiwan makers

Jul 21, 22:01

Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology have landed orders for battery modules for use in new Surface devices to be launched by Microsoft in the third quarter, according...

Taiwan IT industries facing challenges from China supply chains, says MOEA

Jul 21, 16:00

A number of Taiwan's IT related industries, including IC design, LCD panel (touchscreen), camera module, battery and chassis, are facing severe challenges from the supply chain makers...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size LCD panel shipments drop for third consecutive quarter

Jul 20, 21:51

Taiwan large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panel shipments totaled 57.93 million in the second quarter of 2015, down 3.7% on quarter and down 14.2% on year. The decline represents...

Taiwan June export order value down 5.8% on year, says MOEA

Jul 20, 21:03

Taiwan received export orders worth US$36.58 billion in total in June 2015, increasing 2.2% on month but decreasing 5.8% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$2 billion in January-June, says MOEA

Jul 20, 21:02

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,741 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.988 billion from January-June 2015, respectively...

Taiwan 2Q15 international Internet bandwidth rises to 1.561Tbps, says TWNIC

Jul 20, 10:10

Taiwan's direct Internet connection with 15 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached total bandwidth of 1.561Tbps as of the end of the second quarter of 2015, increasing...

PERC solar cell equipment in short supply, say Taiwan makers

Jul 20, 09:59

As Taiwan- and China-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have adopted a PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) process to hike energy conversion rates, PERC equipment is...

Mozilla Firefox OS R&D team in Taiwan loses staff

Jul 17, 10:30

Mozilla COO and Taiwan general manager Gon Li have resigned and set up a new company and recruited about 30 engineers from the Mozilla Firefox OS R&D team in Taiwan, almost suspending...

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  • Acer launches Predator series products in Taiwan, eying opportunity from IT Month show

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  • Taiwan PCB production value increases over 7% sequentially in 3Q15

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  • Global LCD TV shipments to grow 2% in 2016

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  • TSMC may raise dividend for 2016

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  • Sales of 40-inch TVs in Japan strong in October

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  • Taiwan notebook makers seeking lower chip quotes for 2016

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Asustek ZenWatch smartwatch

    Asustek Computer has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch, the ZenWatch in Taiwan, priced at NT$5,990 (US$188). The ZenWatch features Corning's Gorilla 3 glass and an AMOLED...

    Photo: Company, Dec 25.

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    Acer launches Ultra HD B286HK professional monitor

    Acer's Ultra HD professional-level monitor, the B286HK, has become available in Taiwan priced at NT$22,900 (US$763) with a three-year warranty. The monitor features Acer's ComfyView...

    Photo: Company, Aug 8.

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    Asustek ZenFone series

    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

  • Taiwan LCD TVs - 3Q 2015

    Taiwan-based makers saw significant shipment growths in the third quarter of 2015, as clients in Europe and North America prepared for the year-end shopping season.

  • Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 3Q 2015

    Fast outpaced in capacity expansion by their China and Korea competitors, Taiwan-based large-size LCD panel makers have seen their worldwide market share declining.

  • Taiwan LCD monitors - 3Q 2015

    Seasonal demand will drive up monitor shipments in the fourth quarter. But the trend of decline in the mature monitor market is clear, judging from the on-year drops in shipments.

  • Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 3Q 2015

    Taiwan makers are seeing growing competition in the small- to medium-size LCD panel market. Competition from Japan Display and China-based makers is heating up in the smartphone panel...

  • Taiwan notebooks – 3Q 2015

    The launch of Windows 10 devices and the availability of Intel's Skylake-U processors shored up Taiwan makers' notebook shipments sequentially in the third quarter of 2015. But that...

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size shipments and market share on the decline

    Taiwan makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panel shipments reached 58.63 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 1.2% on quarter. The makers benefited from...

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD TV shipments increase 16% in 3Q15

    Taiwan makers' shipments of LCD TVs reached 9.26 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 16.6% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.The makers benefited from TV developments...

  • Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2015

    Asustek was the only Taiwan-based handset brand vendor that saw shipment growth in the thrid quarter of 2015. Its shipments already surpassed those from HTC, the once top Taiwan smartphone...

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    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

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    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.