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  • Last update: Tuesday 25 May 2010 [48 news items]

US$250 to become benchmark price for entry-level smartphones

May 25, 16:21

Open and low-cost chip platforms have enabled prices of smartphones offered by Taiwan-based vendors to drop to retail prices of US$250, about the same as that of touch-panel feature-phones...

PND market further squeezed by Windows Mobile free navigation

May 14, 15:55

Portable navigation device (PND) makers are about to see an even harsher market for their devices, with Microsoft's recent update of its Bing Maps application for Windows Mobile to...

Shipments of new smartphones to drive HTC revenues higher in 2Q, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 22, 11:55

HTC is expected to see its revenues expand significantly in the second quarter of 2010 buoyed by shipments of its newly released smartphones, including the Android-powered HTC Legend...

China market: China Mobile Android-based OMS 2.0 to also support Windows Mobile and Symbian

Feb 4, 11:01

China Mobile's next-generation OMS 2.0 (open mobile system 2.0) operating system is expected to support Windows Mobile and Symbian platform APIs (application programming interfaces)...

Microsoft to announce date for Windows Mobile 7 at MWC 2010

Jan 22, 16:24

Alongside the launch of Windows Mobile 6.6 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2010, Microsoft is also expected to announce a date for the commercial availability of WM7, according to...

Microsoft to launch Windows Mobile 6.6 in February, say sources

Jan 14, 14:15

Microsoft reportedly plans to launch Windows Mobile 6.6 (codenamed Maldives) in February 2010 to strengthen its competitiveness against iPhone- and Android-based platforms, according...

FET to add Symbian, Windows Mobile to its online application store in 3Q10

Dec 11, 15:35

Taiwan-based mobile telecom carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) will add Chinese-language Symbian- and Windows Mobile-platform application programs to S Marketplace, its...

Taiwan market: Microsoft ties up with Senao to promote Windows 7 and Windows Mobile OS

Nov 20, 17:06

Microsoft will team up with Taiwan-based Senao International, an IT and telecom retain chain, to promote its newly released Windows 7 and Windows Mobile operating systems, according...

Taiwan market: Toshiba launches Snapdragon-based TG01 smartphone

Nov 13, 12:19

Toshiba has launched its Qualcomm Snapdragon-based smartphone, the TG01, in the Taiwan market with a suggested retail price of NT$20,900 (US$647).

Samsung handset focus to be on Windows Mobile, Android and Bada in 2010, says senior VP

Nov 11, 11:57

Samsung Electronics will continue to adopt Windows Mobile- and Android-based platforms for new smartphones launched in 2010, with another focus on in-house developed open operating...

LGE expects 20% growth in handset shipments in 2010, says executive

Nov 5, 12:12

LG Electronics (LGE) expects its handset shipments to increase 20% in 2010, a growth as strong as that in 2009, according to Skott Ahn, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile...

Skott Ahn, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications

HTC handset shipments and revenues to post sequential growth in 4Q09, says CEO

Nov 5, 11:14

HTC's handset shipments and revenues will both grow sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2009 due to strong demand for its recently released Windows Mobile 6.5-based HTC HD2 smartphones,...

FIH to consolidate handset R&D units within Foxconn Group

Oct 29, 14:38

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) plans to consolidate a total of eight handset R&D units belonging to member companies within the Foxconn Group, including Foxconn Electronics,...

HTC unveils windows Mobile 6.5-based HTC HD2

Oct 7, 15:13

HTC has officially unveiled the Windows Mobile 6.5-based HTC HD2, which will be available soon from selected operators across Europe, before rolling out to other regions. The company...

HTC CEO Peter Chou holding HTC HD2

Acer to shift focus to Android smartphones

Oct 2, 11:19

Acer, while still developing Windows Mobile-based smartphones, has shifted its development policy to focus more on the Android platform, with at least half of new models launched...

SPB Software to develop application software for Symbian- and Android-based platforms

Oct 1, 15:21

SPB Software, an application software developer for the Windows Mobile platform, has decided to venture into development for Symbian and Android, according to company CEO Sebastian-Justus...

HTC to launch two Windows Mobile 6.5-based smartphones in October

Oct 1, 10:59

HTC (High Tech Computer) will launch two Windows Mobile 6.5-based smartphones, the HTC HD2 (Leo) and HTC Whitestone, in October marking the introduction of the new mobile platform...

Inventec to begin shipping smartphones to Europe in 4Q09

Sep 25, 10:25

Inventec will begin shipping Windows Mobile-based smartphones to markets in Europe in the fourth quarter, marking a major milestone in the development of the notebook maker's OEM...

Over 30 Windows Mobile 6.5 smartphones to be launched before year-end, says Microsoft executive

Sep 23, 13:55

More than 30 smartphones running on Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 from a total of over 15 handset vendors are to be launched before the end of 2009, according to Benjamin Tan, senior...

HTC unveils Windows Mobile 6.5-based HTC Touch2 smartphone

Sep 3, 12:30

HTC (High Tech Computer) has unveiled its new HTC Touch2 smartphone, utilizing Windows Mobile 6.5 and new services like Microsoft My Phone and Windows Marketplace for Mobile, according...

HTC Touch2

Garmin-Asus to enter China market by end of 2009; aims to sell one million handsets globally in 2010

Aug 20, 14:14

Garmin-Asus dual-brand handsets will enter the China market by the end of 2009, targeting retail channel initially before tying up with telecom carriers, according to Benson Lin,...

Microsoft to adopt dual-platform strategy to compete with Android and iPhone, say handset makers

Aug 19, 11:14

Microsoft plans to adopt a dual platform strategy to promote its Windows Mobile OS (operating system) so as to take aims at both Android- and iPhone-based platforms, according to...

China market: China Mobile to open online app store in mid-August, say sources

Aug 12, 15:07

China Mobile will have a subsidiary begin operation of Mobile Market, an online software store supporting its customized handsets based on Ophone, Symbian and Windows Mobile platforms...

Taiwan market: Gigabyte Communications launches S1200 smartphone

Jul 17, 15:05

Gigabyte Communications has launched its new Windows Mobile-based smartphone, the S1200, in the Taiwan market. The company also plans to launch the smartphone in other markets in...

GSmart S1200

Acer to launch four smartphones in 2H09, say sources

Jul 15, 11:09

Acer plans to launch four smartphones, the A1, C1/E1, F1 and L1, at the end of September and in the fourth quarter of this year, outsourcing the production to Taiwan-based Compal...

MediaTek deal with Qualcomm reportedly to be finalized shortly

Jul 7, 14:55

Recent reports in Taiwan's Chinese-language press have recently claimed that MediaTek is close to signing a WCDMA licensing deal with Qualcomm, but the Taiwan-based IC designer described...

Carriers in Europe to focus on Android-powered handsets at the expense of Windows Mobile

Newswatch - Jun 25, 12:14

The four major telecom service providers in Europe - Vodafone, T-Mobile, Orange and Telefonica/O2 - all plan to launch Android-powered handsets in the second half of 2009 instead...

Sony Ericsson prepping Android 2.0 smartphones

May 22, 11:35

Sony Ericsson is preparing to launch Google phones running on Android 2.0 operating system (OS), according to Peter Ang, vice president of marketing, Asia Pacific at Sony Ericsson.

The down economy could give alternative netbook OSes a hand up, says ABI Research

Apr 14, 14:08

Cash-strapped consumers and an economy in recession are bad news for sales of most products, but that may not apply to netbooks, according to ABI Research. Several characteristics...

HTC unveils QWERTY smartphone

Apr 2, 10:58

High Tech Computer (HTC) has debuted its newest QWERTY smartphone, the HTC Snap, at the ongoing CTIA Wireless 2009 trade fair held in Las Vegas. Built using a Qualcomm MSM 7225 528MHz...

HTC Snap

Dell says smartphone to be released on schedule

Mar 24, 14:33

Dell will not delay the launch of its new smartphone lineup and is on schedule to release devices in line with its internal roadmap, company CEO Michael Dell said recently in Taipei...

Michael Dell

MediaTek enters development of Windows Mobile-enabled chipset solutions for smartphones, say sources

Mar 13, 13:50

Microsoft has teamed up with Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek to develop Windows Mobile-enabled chipset solutions for smartphones, aiming to push 3G handsets built with MediaTek's...

Smartphones will double their share of the handset market by 2013, says In-Stat

Mar 4, 16:01

Smartphones will double their share of the handset market to about 20% by 2013, according to In-Stat. Global smartphone growth in 2009 will be strong globally, but even stronger in...

MediaTek to ship its first Windows Mobile smartphone solutions in 2H09, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 25, 15:24

MediaTek will begin shipments of its first smartphone platform solutions supporting Windows Mobile in the second half of 2009, and is expected to help increase Microsoft's share in...

ZTE and Huawei Technologies strengthening presence in global smartphone market

Feb 23, 11:40

Taiwan-based smartphones makers are facing increasing competition from China-based ZTE and Huawei Technologies as the two leading China telecom equipment and handset makers have gradually...

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