Wednesday 26 July 2023
Hinge component cost reductions help drive foldable phone sales in 2H23
Foldable phone prices have gone down, as costs for hinge components continue to decrease, according to industry sources. As such, foldable phones are expected to lead growth in the...
Wednesday 26 July 2023
Google, Apple rumored to be considering foldable tablets, say sources
Apple and Google are both reportedly considering entering the foldable tablet market, according to related upstream supply chain sources.
Friday 14 July 2023
Oppo enjoys robust smartphone sales in China
Oppo's smartphone sales in China have skyrocketed recently, including remarkable shipment performance of its foldable models, making Oppo the country's largest foldable smartphone...
Wednesday 12 July 2023
Foldable smartphone market likely to hike in 2024
In 2023, it is expected that global shipments of foldable smartphones will reach 23 million units, accounting for approximately 2% of all mobile phone shipments. Some industry observers...
Tuesday 13 June 2023
Samsung's dominance in foldable phones severely threatened by Chinese competitors like Huawei
The foldable phone market is entering a competitive phase, with incumbent market leader Samsung Electronics' position being seriously challenged. Compared to its peak in 2020, Samsung...
Friday 12 May 2023
Huawei steps up component orders for foldable smartphones
Huawei has significantly increased component orders for its foldable smartphones, with a prospect to see related shipments more than double from its earlier projection, according...
Monday 10 April 2023
With 5G still in transition period, mobile phone sales continue to be dominated by 4G
Affected by factors like high smartphone penetration rates, inflation, and longer contract terms with telecom service providers, Taiwan's mobile phone market demand has been weak...
Wednesday 22 February 2023
Taiwan handset market shows signs of improving
Some handset brands have reported brisk sales of their newly released models in the Taiwan market, raising speculation that the local handset market might eventually usher in a recovery...
Thursday 16 February 2023
Chinese smartphone vendors promoting foldable models
Chinese handset vendors are promoting the adoption of foldable models, and many of them have launched models priced below CNY10,000 (US$1,463) to ramp up sales, according to industry...
Tuesday 14 February 2023
Huawei gearing up for foldable smartphones
Suppliers engaged in the value chain for Huawei's foldable smartphones are poised to kick off production in March for the Chinese vendor's upcoming models, according to industry so...
Friday 3 February 2023
Foldable phone may not be enough to save Samsung from unprecedented crisis
Despite still being the smartphone market leader, Samsung is losing to Apple in the high-end market while being pursued by Chinese brands in the mid-to-low tier market. Samsung has...
Thursday 29 December 2022
Foldable smartphone shipments to rise in 2023; competition grows fiercer, says DIGITIMES Research
DIGITIMES Research estimates that about 18.3 million foldable smartphones are shipped in 2022, with Samsung accounting for 75% of the volumes. The total shipments are expected to...
Wednesday 28 December 2022
Hinge maker Jarllytec optimistic about demand for foldable devices
Hinge maker Jarllytec has expressed optimism about demand from the foldable smartphone sector, as its market will continue to grow in 2023, thanks to the increasing popularity of...
Friday 16 December 2022
U-Best ready for HC film volume production
U-Best Innovative Technology (formerly U-Best Polymer Industry), a chemical materials supplier, has developed hard coat films for foldable smartphones and has already gone through...
Thursday 3 November 2022
Samsung new foldable smartphone sales better than expected in Taiwan
According to sources at Samsung Taiwan, sales of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Flip 4 foldable smartphones in the Taiwan market have been higher than expected since their...
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