Out in Front

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 1Q15 handset shipments down 30.3% sequentially

Luke Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei 0

HTC and Taiwan-based ODMs together shipped 17.6 million handsets in the first quarter of 2015, decreasing 30.3% on quarter but increasing 8.4% on year. 16.1 million units were smartphones, slipping 26.3% on quarter but rising 21.7% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

WCDMA models accounted for 80.4% of the shipments, CDMA 2000 15.1% and GSM 4.5%, Digitimes Research indicated.

HTC accounted for 28.4% of the shipments, followed by Foxconn Electronics and its subsidiary FIH Mobile with 20.4%, Compal Electronics 19.3%, Wistron 11.9% and Arima Communications 11.1%.