Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers will ship over 24 million handsets in 4Q14

Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES, Taipei 0

Taiwan-based ODMs and own-brand makers will ship 24.05 million handsets in the fourth quarter of 2014, increasing 15.1% on quarter and 43.8% on year. 20.55 million units (85.4%) will be smartphones, growing 11.7% on quarter and 27% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

WCDMA will account for 74.2% of the handset shipments, GSM 13.3% and CDMA 2000 12.5%, Digitimes Research indicated.

Among ODMs and own-brand makers, Chi Mei Communication Systems will have the largest handset shipments accounting for 32.8% of the total, followed by HTC with 21.6%, Compal Electronics 17.5%, Asustek Computer 14.6% and Arima Communications 12.5%.