Wednesday 11 January 2012
Sony to focus on mid-range to high-end smartphones in 1H12
Sony, after taking up a 100% stake in Sony Ericsson, has unveiled four Android-based smartphones at CES 2012 trade show, targeting mid-range and high-end segments, according to industry...
Friday 16 December 2011
Handset component makers operating at full capacity at China factories, say sources
Most factories operated by Taiwan-based handset component makers in China are currently operating at full capacities due to increasing orders from branded handset vendors including...
Wednesday 16 November 2011
Global mobile device sales grow 5.6% in 3Q11; smartphone sales increase 42%, says Gartner
Worldwide sales of mobile devices totaled 440.5 million units in the third quarter of 2011, up 5.6% from the same period last year, according to Gartner. Non-smartphone devices performed...
Friday 28 October 2011
Arima Communications to not be affected by Sony decision to take over Sony Ericsson, says paper
Sony's plan to buy out its mobile phone joint venture with Ericsson will not affect the ties Sony Ericsson has with its major ODM production partner in Taiwan, Arima Communications,...
Wednesday 5 October 2011
Taiwan handset ODMs shifting to smartphones
Taiwan-based handset ODMs will be forced to focus on the development and production of smartphones as now more branded handset vendors such as Sony Ericsson and Motorola Mobility...
Tuesday 6 September 2011
Flagship smartphones tend to have bigger screens
A number of handset vendors including HTC, Acer and Samsung Electronics have unveiled their respective flagship smartphones with screen sizes of over 4.5 inches compared to the prevailing...
Wednesday 27 July 2011
Taiwan market: Samsung to launch Galaxy S Plus
Samsung Electronics will unveil its Galaxy S Plus Android 2.3 smartphone featuring a 1.4GHz processor and a data speed of 14.4Mbps, at the Taipei Computer Applications Show which...
Friday 24 June 2011
Taiwan market: Sony Ericsson launches Xperia ray and Xperia active
Sony Ericsson has launched two new Android phones, the Xperia ray and Xperia active, in the Taiwan market. The vendor plans to release more Android models in the third quarter with...
Wednesday 22 June 2011
Taiwan market: Samsung replaces Nokia as top handset vendor, says paper
Samsung Electronics replaced, for the first time, Nokia as the top handset vendor in terms of unit sales in the Taiwan market in May with a market share of 20.8%, the Chinese-language...
Friday 10 June 2011
Arima Communications lands new 2.5G handset orders from Sony Ericsson
Arima Communications has landed orders for two 2.5G feature phones, the Mix Walkman and txt pro, from Sony Ericsson with volume shipments to begin in the third quarter of 2011, according...
Thursday 12 May 2011
Global Android phone sales to top 180 million units in 2011, says Sony Ericsson CTO
Global sales of Android-based smartphones are expected to grow from 60 million units in 2010 to 180 million units in 2011 and over 400 million units in 2014, according to Sony Ericsson...
Tuesday 10 May 2011
Apple defies decline in smartphone market, says IHS iSuppli
Bucking a rare downturn in the burgeoning smartphone business, Apple in the first quarter achieved double-digit-percentage growth in iPhone shipments and posted the best performance...
Wednesday 27 April 2011
Sony Ericsson appoints new head for Taiwan office
Sony Ericsson has appointed Jonathan Lin as the new president of its subsidiary in Taiwan, replacing incumbent Steve Yeh, who will be promoted to serve as vice president of the Greater...
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Sony Ericsson handset shipments partially affected by earthquake, say industry sources
Sony Ericsson will reduce shipments, or delay the launch in some markets, for three Android-based smartphones due to short supply of some key components, including those from the...
Friday 18 March 2011
Taiwan market: Sony Ericsson to launch 3 Android smartphones starting April
Sony Ericsson will launch a series of Android-based smartphones, including Xperia arc, Xperia neo and Xperia play, in the Taiwan market starting April 2011, according to Sony Ericsson...
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