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China market: Foxconn ramping up production of Xiaomi Mi 5

Newswatch - Jan 14, 15:44

Foxconn Electronics is currently ramping up production of Xiaomi's Mi 5 smartphones as the China-based vendor is likely to launch the new model around February 20, according to media...

China smartphone brands to enter new consolidation phase in 2016

Jan 14, 10:27

Smartphone brands in China are expected to enter a new phase of consolidation in 2016 as some vendors have sold their sub-brands or introduced new strategic partners, according to...

First-tier China PV module makers plan to cut orders for solar cells

Jan 13, 11:16

First-tier China-based PV module makers, viewing that cost for crystalline silicon solar cells has risen but they are unable to hike PV module prices, plan to reduce orders released...

China Mobile procures Small Cell equipment

Jan 12, 21:31

Mobile telecom carrier China Mobile has procured 96,400 units of Small Cell equipment from 10 suppliers through an open bid, according to the company.

China market: Xiaomi announces Hongmi 3

Jan 11, 22:39

China-based Xiaomi has announced its Hongmi 3 smartphone, priced at CNY699 (US$106) and is marketing the product by mainly pushing its long battery life.

Digitimes Research: China government further invests in panel industry

Jan 11, 16:05

The China government as of December 2015 finalized investments of CNY1.7 billion (US$257.73 million) in China-based panel maker BOE and CNY1 billion in China Star Optoelectronics...

Qualcomm regains competitive edge in China solution market

Jan 11, 11:53

Qualcomm has regained its competitive edge in China's smartphone solution market as it has managed to renew licensing agreements with a number of China-based handset vendors, according...

Digitimes Research: December 7W, 9W LED light bulb prices up in China market

Jan 7, 14:38

December average retail pricing for 7W LED light bulbs (40W incandescent equivalents) in the China market increased 18.5% on month to CNY32.7 (US$4.9), while that for 9W models (60W...

China market: Xiaomi ready to launch Mi 5

Jan 7, 12:07

Xiaomi Technology is ready to roll out its new smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 5, shortly after the Lunar New Year holidays, according to a China-based tech.qq.com report.

China makers setting up PERC solar cell capacities

Jan 6, 11:27

First-tier China-based PV module makers have been setting up PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) solar cell production lines to meet growing demand for high-efficiency PV modules...

China to surpass US in 3D printer shipments in 2016, says IDC

Jan 5, 11:50

According to IDC, 3D printer shipments in the China market reached over 34,000 units in 2014, and are expected to have reached 77,000 units in 2015, exhibiting a growth rate over...

Trina may gain big from second review of 2012 AD/CVD case as the US considers cutting tariffs on China PV imports, says EnergyTrend

Jan 4, 23:16

The United States Department of Commerce is expected to soon reveal the preliminary ruling on its second review of anti-dumping and countervailing (AD/CVD) rates on China photovoltaic...

China aims at installation capacities of 15GWp for PV, 20GWp for wind power in 2016, says NEA

Jan 4, 16:21

The China government, in line with continued efforts to reduce carbon emissions and reliance on coal by developing renewable energy, has set a target installation capacity of 15GWp...

China poly-Si wafer makers plan to hike prices

Jan 4, 15:21

China-based makers, in view of continued tight supply, plan to hike quotes for poly-Si solar wafers to US$0.88-0.92 in January, according to Taiwan-based solar cell makers.

Vivotek chairman optimistic about Taiwan competitiveness in surveillance market

Dec 31, 15:51

Commenting on the fierce price competition from China players, Taiwan-based surveillance product vendor Vivotek chairman Owen Chen said the company has already been in the market...

China makers plan to hike mono-Si solar wafer prices

Dec 31, 15:20

China-based mono-Si solar wafer makers, including Xi'an LONGi Siliocn Materials, Zhonghuan Semiconductor and Jinglong, plan to increase quotes by 1-3% in January 2016, according to...

China market: Smartisan launches Smartisan T2 smartphone

Newswatch - Dec 31, 14:58

China-based Smartisan Digital has launched a new smartphone, the Smartisan T2, which features a metallic frame.

Qualcomm signs more patent license deals in China

Dec 31, 10:37

Qualcomm has disclosed two license deals it has reached with China-based Haier and Beijing Tianyu Communication Equipment, which will pay the chip firm royalties for using its 3G...

Fulltech to set up fiber glass fabric plant in China

Newswatch - Dec 31, 10:30

PCB upstream material maker Fulltech Fiber Glass plans to invest US$16 million to set up a plant in China to produce fiber glass yarn and fiber glass fabric products, according to...

Polytronics to form overvoltage protector joint venture in China

Newswatch - Dec 31, 10:29

Passive component maker Polytronics Technology (PTTC) will form a joint venture with Shanghai Senchip Microelectronics to manufacture overvoltage protection devices in China.

Acer partners with Wistron to create BYOC smart classrooms in China, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 30, 15:59

Acer has partnered with Wistron to set up Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) smart classrooms in Chongqing, China and it is the company's first smart education cloud computing project in...

China market: LeTV launches smartphone-matched VR headset

Dec 29, 13:43

LeTV has launched LeTV COOL 1, a virtual reality (VR) headset with EUI VR operating system for use with 5.5-inch LeTV Le 1 and Le 1 Pro smartphones, in the China market at a retail...

Tainergy to expand solar cell capacities in Vietnam, China

Dec 28, 11:19

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Tainergy Tech will expand annual production capacity in Vietnam from 200MWp currently to 400MWp in first-quarter 2016 and to 600MWp in second-half...

China software industry posts January-November revenues of over CNY3.8 trillion, says MIIT

Dec 25, 11:29

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY3.822 trillion (US$610 billion) in January-November 2015, growing 16.2% on year, according to statistics from the Ministry...

Foxconn to set up 6G panel fab in southwestern China

Dec 25, 11:24

EMS provider Foxconn Electronics will set up a 6G LTPS (low-temperature poly-Si) TFT-LCD panel fab in Guiyang City, southwestern China, to mainly produce smartphone-use 5.2-, 5.5-...

China November mobile phone users reach 1.304 billion, says MIIT

Dec 24, 15:59

There were 1.304 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of November 2015, growing 0.15% on month and 1.77% on year, and 408.34 million (32.32%)...

China market: Meizu 2015 smartphone shipments to reach over 20 million units

Dec 24, 14:37

Smartphone shipments by Meizu in 2015 will reach over 20 million units, increasing 350% from a year earlier, according to a China-based qq.com report, citing company vice president...

China makers hike PV module prices

Dec 24, 11:19

In view of strong demand, China-based PV module makers have hiked quotes by nearly 3% in the China market, according to industry sources.

High-end Nvidia graphics cards suffer shortages and see increased pricing

Dec 24, 11:05

Strong demand for high-end graphics cards especially from China has caused some of Nvidia's graphics cards to suffer from shortages, which has boosted their average pricing by 15%,...

China to have 29 panel fabs by 2019

Dec 23, 15:53

There will be 29 TFT-LCD panel factories in China by 2019, with 11 of them already operational, 10 under construction and eight being planned, according to industry sources.

China market: Gigabyte lands sales agent rights for Nvidia Quadro

Dec 23, 14:58

Gigabyte Technology has become a sales agent for Nvidia's Quadro-series graphics cards in the China market and will partner with Intel to push customized PC products using the graphics...

China LED lighting production in 2015 valued at CNY210.5 billion

Dec 22, 17:09

China-based LED lighting makers will generate a total production value of CNY210.5 billion (US$33.1 billion) in 2015, growing 18.5% on year, according to industry sources in China.

China market: iPad Pro sales reach only 49,000 units in the first month

Dec 22, 15:17

Apple's new enterprise tablet, the iPad Pro did not achieve expected sales in its first month after the launch in China selling only 49,000 units, according to China-based research...

China makers plan to hike solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer prices in January

Dec 22, 14:20

China-based makers, in view of continued tight supply, plan to increase quotes for solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers from US$0.85-0.86 currently to US$0.88 in January, according...

TV panel shipments fall in November; China makers overtake Taiwan in volume, says WitsView

Dec 18, 13:27

A total of 22.74 million LCD TV panels were shipped in November 2015, representing a 0.8% decrease compared with the prior month and a 2.2% increase on year, according to WitsView...

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    Samsung PRO Plus 128GB microSD cards

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled its PRO Plus 128GB microSD card series, which is built with company's MLC NAND flash solution. With the introduction of its new 128GB microSD card,...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

  • Haier+Chromebook

    Haier Chromebook

    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.

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

  • Aidmics+iSperm+inspection+device+for+pig+sperm

    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    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,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

  • Asustek+ZenFone+series+

    Asustek ZenFone series

    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...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

  • Xiaomi+3+smartphone

    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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