43 news items tagged feature phone
Taiwan handsets – 1Q 2019Friday 21 June 2019
Taiwan's handset shipments slipped 39.5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2019, while compared to the same quarter a year ago, the volume dropped 23.5%.
EMEA smartphone market stable in 1Q19 but Middle East slump pulls down value, says IDCWednesday 12 June 2019
The EMEA smartphone market reached 83.7 million units in the first quarter of 2019, a 3.3% drop on the same quarter last year, confirming recent trends of a slowing market, according...
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 1Q 2019Tuesday 7 May 2019
Small- to medium-size panel shipments went down 23.6% sequentially and 38.2% on year to arrive at only 183.74 million units.
Taiwan handsets – 4Q 2018Tuesday 26 February 2019
Taiwan's handset shipments rose 3.3% sequentially, but slid 8.6% on year to arrive at 22.53 million units in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Taiwan small- to mid-size panel shipments to decline in 1Q19, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 19 February 2019
Shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels by Taiwan makers are expected to decline 11.6% sequentially and 28.5% on year in the first quarter of 2019, according to Digitimes Res...
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 4Q 2018Wednesday 13 February 2019
Taiwan's small- to medium-size panel shipments slipped 22.1% sequentially and 23.1% on year to arrive at only 240.55 million units in the fourth quarter of 2018 due primarily to se...
Africa mobile phone shipments flatline as major markets experience differing fortunes, says IDCWednesday 28 November 2018
Africa's mobile phone market declined 2.1% on quarter in the third quarter of 2018 according to the latest figures announced by IDC. Overall shipments for the quarter totaled 52.6...
Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2018Thursday 15 November 2018
Taiwan's handset shipments increased 5.5% sequentially, but dropped 6.8% on year to come to 21.8 million units in the third quarter of 2018.
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 3Q 2018Thursday 15 November 2018
Weak demand resulted in Taiwan's small- to medium-size panel shipments recording decreases of 1.3% sequentially and 2.5% on year.
Global smartphone shipment forecast, 2019 and beyondMonday 22 October 2018
Digitimes Research estimates global smartphone shipments will not be able to break through the 1.5 billion unit mark by 2019 as 5G communication has yet to spur a wave of upgrades...
Smartphone sales slacken in EMEA, says IDCFriday 24 August 2018
The EMEA mobile phone market continues to lose steam, according to IDC.
Taiwan handsets - 2Q 2018Friday 24 August 2018
Taiwan handset shipments increased 16.1% sequentially and 0.3% on year to arrive at 20.66 million units in the second quarter.
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 2Q 2018Tuesday 21 August 2018
Taiwan's small-to-medium-size panel shipments grew 5.2% sequentially in the second quarter of 2018.
China smartphone market and industry – 2Q 2018Thursday 9 August 2018
Shipments to the China market rebounded to a level above 90 million units in second-quarter 2018, with an on-quarter growth nearing 10%, according to Digitimes Research statistics.
Taiwan market: HMD Global to launch new Nokia 3310 3GMonday 20 November 2017
Finland-based HMD Global will soon launch new Nokia 3310 3G feature phone in the Taiwan market at a price tag of around NT$2,000 (US$66.48), in cooperation with Far EasTone Telecommunications,...
GigaDevice aims to take up 50% of memory products for feature phonesThursday 16 March 2017
GigaDevice Semiconductor, a China-based NOR flash specialist, aims to take up a 50% share of memory products used by feature phones globally, according to company vice president of...
Microsoft unveils Nokia 216 feature phoneThursday 22 September 2016
Microsoft has unveiled a new feature phone, the Nokia 216, which sports a 2.4-inch QVGA display enabling Internet browsing, viewing pictures, playing videos and gaming.
After successive decline for 2 quarters, India smartphone market recovers with 17% growth in 2Q16, says IDCMonday 22 August 2016
According to the IDC's Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, India's smartphone market revived after declining for two successive quarters by registering 27.5 million units of smartphones...
Microsoft to sell feature phone businessWednesday 18 May 2016
Microsoft has announced it has reached an agreement to sell its entry-level feature phone assets to FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of the Foxconn Group, and HMD Global, Oy for US$350 mil...
China handset suppliers still ramping feature phone shipmentsTuesday 19 April 2016
Some China-based handset suppliers are still ramping sales of feature phones at lower prices to emerging markets where demand for such devices remains strong due to insufficient next-generation...
Commentary: The residue value of feature phonesMonday 7 December 2015
The pace of replacement of smartphones for feature phones is not happening as fast as expected, as the use of handsets by consumers of different regions, the price difference between...
China white-box smartphone vendors lower prices to cope with increasing competitionWednesday 23 September 2015
China-based white-box smartphone vendors, under increasing competition from vendors including Huawei Device, Lenovo, Xiaomi Technology and Coolpad as well as Samsung Electronics and...
Digitimes Research: Microsoft Mobile exit from feature phone market to benefit white-box makers and SamsungTuesday 9 December 2014
Samsung Electronics and China-based white-box handset makers will benefit from Microsoft Mobile's decision to phase out its feature phone business within one and a half years, Digitimes...
Digitimes Research: Samsung, white-box players looking to take over 10-15 million feature phone demand from Microsoft MobileWednesday 19 November 2014
With Microsoft Mobile's announcement in July 2014 it will terminate its feature phone business within a year and a half, Samsung Electronics and China's white-box handset players...
Digitimes Research: Spreadtrum finding smartphone AP business difficultThursday 19 June 2014
China-based Spreadtrum's application processor (AP) shipments have been dropping since China Mobile began subsidizing dual-core smartphones, as opposed to single-core models, in June...