Tuesday 6 November 2012
Sony Mobile likely to outsource 30-40% of smartphones for 2013 to ODMs
Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 50 million smartphones in 2013, with 30-40% out of the total shipments likely to be outsourced to Taiwan-based handset ODMs, including Foxconn...
Tuesday 6 November 2012
Commentary: Notebook ODMs face uncertainties in tablet market
The rise of tablets and smartphones, plus the economic downturn in the US and Europe, have been causing PC brands such as HP, Dell and Acer to report unsatisfactory sales results...
Friday 2 November 2012
Compal Communications to see shipments rebound in 4Q12
Handset ODM Compal Communications is expected to see its shipments increase significantly in the fourth quarter of 2012, buoyed by orders from Nokia and Lenovo, as well as other clients...
Thursday 11 October 2012
Handset ODMs to land more smartphone orders from China, Japan in 4Q12
Taiwan-based handset ODMs Compal Communications and Arima Communications are expected to see a rebound in sales in the fourth quarter of 2012, buoyed by orders from China-based and...
Thursday 6 September 2012
Compal Communications to land Nokia Windows smartphone orders in 2013
Nokia is aggressively trying to release Windows Phone 8 smartphones before the end of September to regain its momentum in the handset market. Meanwhile, its major OEM partner Compal...
Monday 3 September 2012
Acer to launch six new smartphones in 2013
Acer plans to strengthen its smartphone business by releasing six new models in 2013 targeting all market segments in Europe, China and Southeast Asia, according to company president...
Wednesday 11 July 2012
Compal Communications sees large drop in June revenues
Compal Communications saw its revenues sink 39.5% on month to NT$3.474 billion (US$116 million) in June due mainly to a large reduction in orders from Nokia, according to industry...
Thursday 28 June 2012
ODM smartphone production yielding lower profits
Profits generated from the production of ODM smartphones have been diminishing rapidly to a level comparable to the manufacture of feature phones, meaning ODMs have to ramp up economies...
Monday 18 June 2012
Smartphone orders from China unattractive to Taiwan ODMs, say sources
Despite efforts by China-base branded handset vendors to push sales of sub-CNY1,000 (US$157) smartphone models, Taiwan-based handset ODMs are not rushing to snap up orders, according...
Friday 15 June 2012
Sony Mobile steps up cooperation with Taiwan-based handset ODMs
Sony Mobile Communications has stepped up cooperation with Taiwan-based handset ODMs, with Arima Communications, Compal Communications and Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) each...
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Compal Communications, Arima Communications report strong sales for May
Handset ODMs Compal Communications and Arima Communications both have reported better than expected results for May, with the two firms seeing their revenues rise 22% and 11% on month...
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Rise of low-priced smartphones may push down profitability at handset OEMs
Taiwan-based OEM handset makers are benefiting from the increasing popularity of low-priced smartphones by receiving more orders from brand vendors, but at the same time they are...
Thursday 10 May 2012
Compal Communications to ship 2 million smartphones in 2Q12
Compal Communications is expected to see its shipments of smartphones, including the Lumia 610 and Lumia 800, grow 20-30% sequentially to two million units in the second quarter,...
Monday 30 April 2012
Compal Communications posts net profits of over NT$500 million in 1Q12
Compal Communications has reported net profits of NT$515.52 million (US$17.58 million) for the first quarter of 2012, increasing 66% from the previous quarter. EPS for the first quarter...
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Compal Communications to see strong smartphone shipments to Nokia in 2Q12
Taiwan-based Compal Communications is likely to see its smartphone shipments in second-quarter 2012 increase sequentially by 30-40% to 2.5-3.0 million units mainly due to ODM production...
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