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China market: Huawei unveils Mate 8, Huawei Watch

Nov 30, 23:06

Huawei has unveiled its new high-end smartphone, the Huawei Mate 8 as well as its smartwatch, the Huawei Watch.

Sharp to sell production equipment and patents to China and India makers to improve finances, says report

Newswatch - Nov 30, 15:47

In an effort to improve its finances, panel maker Sharp is expected to sell technology and patents to China- and India-based panel makers, according to a report from Japan-based

GCL-Poly Energy to reduce solar wafer supply to Taiwan cell makers

Nov 30, 12:27

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, the largest China-based maker of solar-grade poly-Si wafers, will reduce supply to Taiwan-based solar cell makers by 10% in December, according to Taiwan-based...

Sales of commercial TVs drop in China during 3Q15, says firm

Nov 27, 15:39

Sales of TVs in China's commercial segment dropped 1.3% on year during the third quarter of 2015 to 877,900 units, according to statistics from research firm AVC. The figure also...

China-based Luxshare becoming threat to Taiwan connector makers, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 27, 15:26

China-based connector maker Luxshare ICT has announced a private fund raiser to raise CNY4.6 billion (US$720.34 million) for capacity expansion for its USB Type-C, wearable and Internet...

Tongwei setting up 5GWp solar cell plant in western China

Nov 27, 11:14

China-based Tongwei Group has begun establishing a crystalline silicon solar cell factory in Chengdu City, western China. The factory will have annual production capacity of 5GWp,...

Commentary: Taiwan IC backend firms facing challenge from fast expanding China competitors

Nov 26, 16:23

A recent media report indicating that China-based Jiangsu Changjing Electronics Technology (JCET) has landed SiP (system-in-package) module orders from Apple could serve as a warning...

TEEMA urges Taiwan government to take action on China hostile headhunting

Nov 26, 14:22

The Taiwan Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA) has urged the Taiwan government to take measures on China enterprises' hostile headhunting as their actions...

More China firms developing own ARM-based chips

Nov 26, 10:27

China-based ZTE has received a cash injection from the government enabling the company to accelerate the development of its own application processors, while Lenovo also intends to...

LONGi to supply 300MWp PV modules to CMNE, say reports

Nov 25, 15:11

Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials has won procurement orders for 300MWp PV modules made of mono-Si cells from China Minsheng New Energy (CMNE), according to China-based media reports.

China market for packaged LEDs to grow at single-digit annual rate, says firm

Nov 25, 14:58

Due to oversupply and price competition between suppliers of lighting LEDs, IHS forecasts China's total market for packaged LEDs will grow at a single- digit annual rate.

Strong smartphone growth in saturated cellphone market, says IC Insights

Nov 25, 14:53

According to IC Insights, 89% of the new cellphones sold worldwide in 2015 are forecast to be replacements or additional cellphones sold to existing subscribers. Moreover, this percentage...

Led by Apple and China brands, high tech smartphone panel shipments rising, says IHS

Nov 25, 14:03

Demand for LTPS TFT LCD shipments rose 30% in September 2015 to reach 51.6 million units, due to strong demand from Apple and China-based brands. Total smartphone panel shipments...

China firm reportedly lands SiP device orders from Apple

Nov 25, 13:56

Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET), China's largest semiconductor packaging and test services provider, has reportedly grabbed assembly orders for SiP (system-in-package)...

CGN to procure 600MWp PV modules in December

Nov 25, 12:19

China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN), a state-run utility firm that has extended from nuclear power to renewable energy, has announced open bids in December 2015 to procure 600MWp...

China market: Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 3 smartphone, Mi Pad 2 tablet

Newswatch - Nov 25, 10:59

Xiaomi Technology has launched the Redmi Note 3 smartphone along with the Mi Pad 2 tablet in China. The smartphone is priced at CNY899 (US$141) for 16GB and CNY1,099 for 32GB. Availability...

HTC works with Shunwang to promote Vive in China, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 20, 15:02

HTC reportedly has reached a strategic cooperation agreement with China-based Shungwang Technology for marketing and sale of its first virtual reality device, the HTC Vive, in the...

China Internet TV brands show lower sentiment rankings than traditional TV brands despite online popularity, says MIC

Nov 20, 11:05

The top-10 LCD TV brands on online stores Tmall and JD during 15 May 2015 and August 2015 were: TCL, Changhong, Hisense, Sharp, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, LeTV, Sony, Skyworth...

China to drive demand of lithium batteries for xEVs in 2016, says EnergyTrend

Nov 18, 14:47

The global xEVs (x-electric vehicles) market has performed impressively in 2015 mainly because of the China market, which has expanded due to strong government support. According...

China market: Foxconn ties up with CCTV to launch IoT-based video services

Nov 18, 11:42

Shenzhen-based NxEra, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics, has set up a joint venture with a subsidiary of China Central Television (CCTV) for providing IoT-based video services,...

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BOE to begin constructing 10.5G fab in December

Nov 18, 11:33

China panel maker BOE's long rumored 10.5G line is expected to enter construction in early December 2015, according to China-based supply chain sources.

China market: Xiaomi to unveil new smartphone on November 24

Newswatch - Nov 18, 10:57

Xiaomi Technology is expected to unveil its new smartphone the Redmi Note 2 Pro and Mi Pad 2 during a product event to be held on November 24. The product offerings may also include...

BYD enjoys advantages in EV industry comparing to competitors, says paper

Nov 17, 16:12

Commenting on China-based Internet service provider LeTV and several traditional car makers' plans to enter into the electric vehicle (EV) industry, China-based manufacturer BYD pointed...

Digitimes Research: China panel makers focuses largely unchanged in 2016

Nov 17, 14:55

Heading into 2016, China-based panel maker BOE will continue to focus on production of 5-inch HD panels while fellow maker Tianma Optoelectronics will focus on producing Full HD TFT...

China Hi-Tech Fair 2015 starts

Nov 17, 12:17

China Hi-Tech Fair 2015 opened in Shenzhen on November 16, and will run until November 21. Several China government officials as well as executives at Chinese Academy of Engineering...

China Hi-Tech Fair 2015 runs from November 16-21

MIRDC and CHEARI sign technical service cooperation memorandum

Nov 17, 12:09

Taiwan-based Metal Industries Research & Development Centre (MIRDC) and China-based China Household Electric Appliance Research Institute (CHEARI) have recently signed a technical...

Motech subsidiary invests in China-based PV module maker

Nov 16, 11:17

Solar cell maker Motech Industries' subsidiary Motech (Suzhou) Renewable Energy in eastern China will invest CNY11.4 million (US$1.78 million) for a 19% stake in Jinzhou Yangguang...

China TV panel makers conservative about 4Q15 outlook

Nov 13, 11:13

China TV panel makers have conservative outlooks for the fourth quarter of 2015 due to price declines coupled with lagging consumer purchases, according to supply chain sources.

Tongwei to set up 5GWp solar cell plant in China

Nov 12, 11:47

China-based Tongwei Group will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for a crystalline silicon solar cell factory in Chengdu, western China, on November 18, according to PV industry sources...

Acer pan-Asia chief quits

Nov 12, 10:49

Acer has announced that its president of pan-Asia operations Oliver Ahrens has left the company and its position will be taken over by CEO Jason Chen. President of Acer China Zhang...

SMIC looks to 3-6% revenue growth in 4Q15

Nov 12, 10:33

China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post revenue growth of 3-6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2015, with gross margin ranging...

AcBel Polytech automating production lines in China

Nov 11, 11:40

Power supply and power management solution provider AcBel Polytech is automating production lines at factories in China to cope with increasing wages there, with automation levels...

Digitimes Research: China panel makers to ramp up high-end display shipments by end of 2016

Nov 10, 15:27

China-based panel maker Tianma Optoelectronics is expected to ship 10 million high-end smartphone panels in the fourth quarter of 2016 as it ramps new capacity for high-end LTPS TFT...

China mobile phone users reach 1.3 billion in September, says MIIT

Nov 10, 11:46

China had 1.3 billion mobile communication service subscribers as of the end of September 2015, growing 0.28% sequentially and 2.14% on year. Of the subscribers, 427.41 million (32.88%)...

TSMC 'grand alliance' more powerful than China's 'red supply chain,' says Chang

Nov 10, 00:11

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) "grand alliance" with its ecosystem partners and customers has already been enhanced for years, while China's so-called...

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    Haier, a major electronic product brand in China, showcased its Chromebook at Computex 2015. The company is mainly pushing its Chromebook into North America's education market.

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    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

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    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

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    Xiaomi 3 smartphone

    China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology on September 5 unveiled Xiaomi 3 (third-generation) smartphone in Beijing for launch in the China market in mid-October 2013. Xiaomi 3 has two...

    Photo: Company, Sep 9.

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    Huawei Ascend P6

    Huawei's Ascend P6 smartphone is 6.18mm thick, and powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor. It features a 4.7-inch HD in-cell display and a 5-megapixel front camera. The Huawei Ascend...

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  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.