Monday 30 January 2023
China market: Smartphone shipments hit 10-year low
China's smartphone market finished 2022 with an annual shipment of 287 million units, representing an on-year decline of 14% and hitting a 10-year low, according to Canalys Researc...
Wednesday 18 January 2023
Global smartphone market shrinks 17% in 4Q22, says Canalys
Worldwide smartphone shipments fell 17% on year in the fourth quarter of 2022, with shipments for the entire year sliding below 1.2 billion units, according to Canalys.
Wednesday 11 January 2023
Huawei keen to rebuild semiconductor ecosystem via multiple approaches
China's tech giant Huawei Technologies is aggressively striving to rebuild its semiconductor ecosystem through multiple approaches including teaming up with other US-sanctioned Chinese...
Wednesday 11 January 2023
Oppo set to mass produce own handset AP with 4nm process in 3Q23
Oppo is gearing up for volume production of its in-house developed smartphone application processor in the third quarter of 2023, reportedly to be carried out at TSMC with 4nm process...
Wednesday 28 December 2022
IC design houses cautious about Android smartphone shipments in 2023
With Samsung Electronics likely to adjust downward its smartphone sales goal for 2023, Oppo, Vivo and other China-based brand vendors are also expected to see their Android smartphone...
Monday 26 December 2022
Chinese smartphone vendors bank on self-developed chips
Chinese smartphone brands like Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo are expanding their involvement in the chip supply chain in terms of both self-development and investment, as they seek to differentiate...
Friday 2 December 2022
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Wednesday 9 November 2022
Vivo develops image chips to combat freezing mobile phone market
Chinese mobile phone maker Vivo recently announced a new generation of self-developed image chips. Said image chip uses the AI-ISP architecture, bringing the low latency and high-performance...
Monday 31 October 2022
Handset market faces worst headwinds in a decade, says MediaTek CEO
The mobile phone market has always had its ups and downs, but the current sharp decline in demand is probably a major headwind that has been never seen over the past decade, with...
Thursday 1 September 2022
CanSemi starts capacity expansion for analog chips at 12-inch fab
China foundry CanSemi Technology has recently kicked off its third-phase expansion plan at its 12-inch wafer fab in Guangzhou, southern China with total investment of CNY16.25 billion...
Tuesday 9 August 2022
India reportedly to nudge Chinese vendors out of lower-end smartphone market
The Indian government is reportedly seeking ways, publicly or privately, to limit China-based vendors in the sub-INR12,000 (US$150) smartphone market in a bid to revive Indian smartphone...
Monday 8 August 2022
Chinese smartphone brands see declines in 2Q22, says DIGITIMES Research
China-based smartphone brands saw their combined shipments slip 5.2% sequentially and 4.6% on year to come to around 150 million units in the second quarter of 2022, according to...
Wednesday 4 May 2022
Handset component suppliers remain under pressure to clear inventory
With handset sales in China still sluggish, inventory adjustments for related mobile phone component suppliers may be extended to the end of 2022, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 22 March 2022
Major Chinese phone brands optimistic about foldable smartphone market
Chinese mobile phone maker Vivo will reportedly soon release the X Fold, its first foldable smartphone model. This signifies that all major Chinese mobile phone brands have entered...
Friday 13 August 2021
Xiaomi becomes the top smartphone brand in Thailand
According to Canalys' latest research report, Chinese handset maker Xiaomi became the number-one smartphone brand in Thailand with a 21% market share in the second quarter this year,...
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