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  • HTC has launched its flagship smartphone M8

    Last update: Friday 28 November 2014 [779 news items]

O-Film visits Amazon, HTC in hope of landing more touch panel orders

Jan 7, 15:03

China touch panel maker O-Film has reportedly sent new samples to Amazon and HTC for use in products set to be released in 2014, according to industry supply chain sources.

HTC sees 4Q13 net EPS of NT$0.38

Jan 6, 14:56

HTC on January 5 reported net profit of NT$310 million (US$10.4 million) for the fourth quarter of 2013, translating into net EPS of NT$0.38.

Sony Mobile to launch WP8 phones, say sources

Jan 6, 14:09

Sony Mobile Communications has decided to launch ODM models of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones, while concentrating its R&D efforts on Android and Firefox models, according...

HTC, LG may use sapphire in flagship smartphones in 2014

Dec 27, 15:01

Smartphone vendors HTC and LG Electronics will likely adopt sapphire home buttons in order to add fingerprint recognition in their next-generation flagship models, the HTC One 2 and...

Slow sales of flagship smartphones to affect vendor rankings in 2014

Dec 26, 22:03

Slower-than-expected sales of flagship models launched by a number of smartphone vendors, including LG Electronics, HTC and Huawei, may result in significant changes of market shares...

Acer, HTC, Asustek to rely on China-based supply chain to tap China smartphone market

Dec 25, 15:01

Taiwan-based vendor Acer has cooperated with China-based IC designer SIM Technology to develop smartphones for launch in the China market in 2014, while Taiwan-based HTC and Asustek...

Taiwan-based handset ODMs to ship more entry-level LTE smartphones in 2014

Dec 17, 21:43

Shipments of 4G LTE smartphones are expected to account for over 30% of Taiwan-based handset ODMs' total shipments in 2014 as China-based handset vendors and international players...

HTC One smartphones still available in UK after court stays injunction

Dec 13, 15:48

HTC is now able to continue to sell its HTC One family smartphones in the UK after the Court of Appeal in the country has decided to put a stay on an injunction against the products,...

HTC November revenues meet market expectations

Newswatch - Dec 3, 12:33

Smartphone vendor HTC has reported revenues of NT$15.47 billion (US$522 million) for November, up 3.2% sequentially but down 27.1% on year. The monthly results met market expectations,...

Taiwan market: HTC to launch 4 smartphones

Nov 28, 14:30

HTC on November 27 unveiled four entry-level and mid-range smartphones for exclusive contract-bundled sale in the Taiwan market beginning December: a 5-inch dual-mode Desire 700 and...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone sales dip 8.8% sequentially in 3Q13

Nov 25, 14:50

Shipments of smartphones in the China market declined 8.8% sequentially to 78.2 million units in the third quarter of 2013, according to data compiled by Digitimes Research.

Nokia, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications to stay in tablet market

Nov 21, 16:10

Smartphone vendors Nokia, LG Electronics and Sony Mobile Communications are likely to continue to stay in the tablet market, while rivals including HTC, Motorola Mobility and BlackBerry...

HTC suffers net loss per share of NT$3.58 in 3Q13

Nov 5, 20:39

HTC recorded consolidated revenues of NT$47 billion (US$1.58 billion), gross margin of 20.4%, net operating loss of NT$3.5 billion, net loss of NT$3 billion and net loss per share...

Commentary: Is HTC co-governance a cure or curse?

Oct 28, 10:42

HTC has revamped its management model under which its chairperson Cher Wang and CEO Peter Chou will co-govern the company, instead of the previous policy of allowing the CEO to handle...

HTC denies it is scaling back production

Stockwatch - Oct 24, 10:58

Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC on October 23 denied media reports that claimed the company had shuttered some of its production lines, looking to outsource production in order...

Smartphone vendors ramping up offerings of 5-inch entry-level models

Oct 21, 13:02

Smartphones with a display size of 5-inch and a price tag of US$300-400 have become mainstream models of the entry-level smartphone segment, attracting not only China-based handset...

HTC unveils large-size HTC One Max

Newswatch - Oct 15, 22:19

HTC has announced its first large-size smartphone, the HTC One Max, which comes with a number of features including a fingerprint scanner as well as HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe and HTC...

HTC One Max

Smartphone vendors likely to revamp strategies for mini models

Oct 9, 12:15

Smartphone vendors are likely to be forced to revamp their strategies regarding the launch of "mini" series smartphones due to slow sales of these models, according to industry...

HTC 3Q13 performance falls short of guidance

Oct 4, 14:47

HTC has reported revenues of NT$47.05 billion (US$1.6 billion) for the third quarter of 2013, falling short of its guidance of NT$50-60 billion set for the quarter.

Xiaomi outperforms HTC to become fifth most used smartphone brand in China, says TrendForce

Oct 3, 14:48

While Samsung Electronics and Apple remain the top-2 brands in China, Xiaomi Technology has managed to outperform HTC to take the fifth spot in China's most used smartphone brand...

HTC sells back holdings in Beats

Newswatch - Sep 30, 12:01

HTC has signed an agreement to sell back to Beats Electronics its holdings of a 24.84% share in the US-based audio solution provider for US$265 million, according to a company announcement...

Nokia ruling to not have significant impact on HTC, say sources

Sep 25, 15:49

The recent preliminary ruling of the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on Nokia's May 2012 complaint against HTC for radio transmission patent infringements will not have significant...

Taiwan market: HTC may lose top-rank title due for lack of new flagship models

Sep 25, 12:37

HTC may lose its top-rank title in Taiwan's smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2013 as it has failed to deliver a new flagship model for the second half of the year in the...

HTC to adopt old Qualcomm processor for HTC One Max, say sources

Sep 18, 11:36

HTC reportedly will adopt an old Qualcomm processor, the quad-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ 8064, for production of its first large-size HTC One Max to be launched in October...

HTC has no plans to replace incumbent CEO, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 10, 15:22

HTC has no plans to replace its incumbent CEO Peter Chou despite the recent charges of espionage that might have resulted in a leak of its trade secrets, the Chinese-language Economic...

WP platform likely to become closed OS, forcing other brands to develop alternatives

Sep 3, 15:42

The Windows Phone (WP) platform is likely to become a closed OS after Microsoft completes its acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business, a development which will force...

HTC shares under downward pressure amid possible leak of trade secrets

Sep 2, 15:09

HTC share price plunged to an intraday low of NT$146 (US$5) before closing down NT$10 or 5.75% at NT$147.50 on September 2 as investors dumped the company's shares on concerns of...

Smartphone vendors in China expected to use mostly Full HD panels in 2014

Aug 27, 20:33

Supply chain sources in the panel industry believe that most smartphone vendors in China will be after Full HD panels in 2014 in order to keep up with market demand.

HTC continues losing ground in LTE smartphone segment

Aug 26, 16:03

HTC, a pioneer of LTE smartphones previously, appears to have lost its competitive advantage in the segment and has seen its market share lag behind Samsung Electronics, Apple, Sony...

China market: Smartphone vendors slashing WP8 phone prices to win market share

Aug 22, 21:42

Smartphone vendors, including Nokia, HTC and Huawei, have slashed the prices of their Window Phone 8 (WP8) models to below CNY1,000 (US$163) in the China market in order to compete...

Beats inclined to end partnership with HTC, say Taiwan makers

Aug 19, 21:42

US-based headphone and audio device vendor Beats Electronics plans to end its partnership with Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC through repurchasing HTC's stake in it, according...

China market: iPhone loses ground as local brands poised for growth, says TrendForce

Aug 19, 10:32

The iPhone now leads Samsung Electronics in the "brand recognition" category by only 1% in China's smartphone market, according to the most recent survey conducted by Avanti,...

China market: Branded smartphone vendors reshuffle top management to stay afloat

Aug 16, 15:44

A number of branded smartphone vendors have recently reshuffled the top management of their operations in China as they are struggling to stay afloat in the country's smartphone industry...

HTC seems to be drifting away from WP8, say Taiwan makers

Aug 13, 15:06

HTC is likely to drift away from Windows Phone 8 (WP8) platform as it has seen its share in the global WP8 market drop to below 5%, while rivals Nokia has taken an 80% share in the...

HTC introduces new ad campaign with Robert Downey Jr

Aug 12, 18:52

HTC has introduced the Change brand platform. Featuring a broad range of digital, social, PR and above the line activity, the global Change platform will kick off with a series of...

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  • HTC+Butterfly+2

    HTC Butterfly 2

    HTC has unveiled its new flagship model, the HTC Butterfly 2, in Tokyo in cooperation with KDDI. The smartphone will also be available in Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Malaysia,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 21.

  • HTC+Desire+310

    HTC Desire 310

    HTC has unveiled the new HTC Desire 310 for the entry-level market. It runs on a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, with a 4.5-inch screen and 5-megapixelcamera. It also features the HTC...

    Photo: Company, Mar 11.

  • HTC+Desire+610

    HTC Desire 610

    The HTC Desire 610 comes with 4.7-inch screen, HTC BlinkFeed and HTC BoomSound. HTC described the Desire 610 as an entertainment hub targeting the midrange market segment. The...

    Photo: Company, Mar 6.

  • HTC+One+Max

    HTC One Max

    The HTC One max is equipped with a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and a 5.9-inch Full HD 1080p display. The 16GB or 32GB onboard memory can be expanded thanks...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

  • New+HTC+One

    New HTC One

    HTC has announced its new flagship smartphone, the new HTC One, which features the latest Android Jelly Bean OS and LTE network technology, and is powered by a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon...

    Photo: Company, Feb 21.

Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets
Demand and supply trends in the global sapphire industry, 2014-2015

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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.