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Friday 17 June 2022
Handset vendors launch niche-market models to wage up sales in Taiwan
Brand handset vendors including Sony Mobile Communications, Vivo and Realme have launched new smartphones in Taiwan, hoping to jack up their sales with niche-market models, according...
Thursday 26 May 2022
Smartphone sales in Taiwan remain weak
Handset sales in Taiwan, mostly smartphone models, have been sluggish in May, after hitting a 10-month low in the previous month, according to sources from local retail channels.
Friday 5 June 2020
Sony Mobile Xperia 1 II 5G phone makes debut in Taiwan
Sony Mobile Communications has launched its first 5G-enabled smartphone, the Xperia 1 II, in the Taiwan market, capitalizing on the official kick-off of 5G commercial services in...
Friday 5 June 2020
Taiwan 5G phone penetration expected at 10% in 2020
As 5G commercial services are not expected to launch in Taiwan until July, 5G smartphones' penetration rate in the local market is expected to reach only 10% in 2020, according to...
Tuesday 26 May 2020
Sony Mobile smartphone shipments hit low in 1Q20
Sony Mobile Communications saw its quarterly smartphone shipments hit a 10-year low of 400,000 units in the first quarter of 2020 despite robust sales of new models, including Xperia...
Monday 18 March 2019
Sony Mobile revises downward fiscal 2018 smartphone shipment target
Sony Mobile Communications has revised downward its shipment target for smartphones for fiscal 2018 (April 2019-March 2019) to 6.5 million units from seven million projected previo...
Thursday 7 March 2019
New smartphones from Samsung, Sony Mobile to weigh on China rivals in Taiwan
Samsung Electronics and Sony Mobile Communications have mounted pressure on rival China-based handset brands by stepping up efforts to promote their latest smartphone models in the...
Wednesday 27 February 2019
Sony Mobile unveils new flagship at MWC
Sony Mobile Communications has unveiled its new flagship model, the Xperia 1, together with two new mid-tier models, the Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus, at MWC 2019, with plans to launch...
Friday 23 November 2018
Handset sales in Taiwan rebound in October
Sales of handsets, mostly smartphones, in the Taiwan market increased to 640,000 units in October, up 18.5% on month and 10.3% on year, driven by brisk sales of iPhone devices and...
Tuesday 25 September 2018
Samsung outraces Apple to become top smartphone vendor in Taiwan in August
Samsung Electronics overtook Apple to become the top vendor in Taiwan's smartphone market in August with a 19.6% share in terms of sales volume, buoyed by strong sales of its Galaxy...
Friday 21 September 2018
Sony Mobile takes on Apple, Oppo in Taiwan with Xperia XZ3
Undeterred by the launch of iPhone XS and XS Max, Sony Mobile Communications has introduced its Xperia XZ3 in the Taiwan market, with the availability to begin in early October at...
Friday 7 September 2018
Competition in smartphone market to heat up in 4Q18
Despite a slow growth in the global smartphone space, competition in the market is set to intensify in the fourth quarter of 2018 as most handset brands are ready to launch new models...
Friday 15 June 2018
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium launched in Taiwan
Sony Mobile Communications has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ2 Premium, in the Taiwan market with the availability to begin in the second half of July. The...
Wednesday 23 May 2018
Taiwan smartphone sales dip in April
Sales of smartphones in the Taiwan market have continued to drop for the fifth consecutive month to 490,000 units in April 2018, according to data compiled by local retail channels...
Monday 9 April 2018
Handset component makers braced for strong sales in 2Q18
Upstream component makers in the handset supply chains are braced for brisk sales in the second quarter of 2018, buoyed by the launch of new models and the replenishment demand for...
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