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Asustek to start marketing ZenFone smartphones in March

Feb 10, 12:17

Asustek Computer has set a priority to ramp up its smartphone shipments in 2014 and will start marketing its Intel-based entry-level ZenFone series in China, Southeast Asia and other...

Acer to release tablet OEM orders to China

Feb 10, 10:27

Acer will have China-based OEMs undertake production of its tablets in 2014 to cut costs, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

China market: D-Link cooperates with Qihoo 360 to launch smart WLAN router

Feb 7, 14:18

D-Link has cooperated with China-based information security software solution provider Qihoo 360 Technology to launch a smart WLAN router, the D-Link 360Mini, for co-branded sale...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments to decline slightly in 1Q14

Feb 7, 14:12

China-based handset companies are expected to see their shipments of smartphones decline lightly in the first quarter of 2014, after combined shipments posted a 13% sequential growth...

China to account for more than 70% of FPD equipment spending over next 2 years, says DisplaySearch

Feb 7, 11:40

According to DisplaySearch, the vast majority of spending on flat panel display manufacturing equipment to expand production capacity is occurring in China, and the trend is likely...

Catcher Technology to expand capacity in China

Feb 7, 11:18

Taiwan-based metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology will invest CNY496.54 million (US$82.1 million) to expand the production capacity at its two factories in eastern China,...

China December mobile phone user base growing to nearly 1.23 billion, says MIIT

Feb 6, 11:37

There were 1.229 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of December 2013, growing by 0.48% on month and by 10.42% on year, and 401.61 million...

CSOT acting CEO may leave company in February

Feb 5, 20:59

China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) acting CEO Chen Liyi , who has been largely responsible for bringing Taiwan engineering talent to China, may withdraw from the company...

Digitimes Research: China handset vendors to rely on local AMOLED panel production from 2016

Jan 29, 16:14

On December 17, 2013, China-based touch panel maker Truly Optoelectronics announced that it had entered a joint venture with the Huizhou City Government to invest in a 4.5G AMOLED...

Altek to launch Cubic smartphone attachable lens-style camera in China

Jan 28, 21:56

Digital camera ODM Altek launched the Altek Cubic, an attachable lens-style camera for smartphones or tablets, in the Taiwan market in late December 2013 and is poised to launch the...

Supply chains see increased orders for 4G smartphones in China

Jan 28, 14:55

Panel and touch panel makers are seeing increased orders from China-based handset vendors as the vendors plan to release new large-size high-resolution 4G smartphones in 2014.

AUO to focus on product differentiation strategies amid competition from China, says company president

Jan 27, 22:00

As rumors are spreading that China's government will increase LCD tariffs from 5% to 8% in 2014 coupled with expected pressure from production capacity expansion on China panel makers'...

China polysilicon makers plan to increase spot prices in February

Jan 27, 20:35

Spot market prices for polysilicon have risen to US$20/kg currently and some China-based makers, in view of strong demand in the China market, plan to further hike quotes by 10% to...

China market: Prices of octa-core smartphones drifting below CNY1,000

Jan 27, 12:24

The battle for the entry-level smartphone segment in China is intensifying, and Coolpad with releasing an octa-core model priced below CNY1,000 (US$165), according to industry sour...

SMIC readies 28nm chip production

Jan 27, 12:02

Semiconductor Manufacturing International's (SMIC) 28nm technology has been process frozen, and the company has successfully entered the multi project wafer (MPW) stage to support...

China market: China Mobile, China Telecom aim to sell 100, 36 million TD-LTE devices in 2014

Jan 24, 11:32

China Mobile and China Telecom, two of three 4G licensees in China, aim to sell 100 million and 36 million TD-LTE terminal devices, respectively, in the China market in 2014, according...

SerComm expects to ship 3 million PON units in 2014, says president

Jan 24, 11:06

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm shipped nearly two million units of PON (passive optical network) broadband equipment in 2013 and expects to ship three...

About 60% of TVs in the China market in 2014 expected to be smart TVs

Jan 23, 15:54

About 60% of TVs in the China market in 2014 are expected to be smart TVs, according to market observers.

Strong footprint in leading solar markets forms backbone to continued success of China producer Yingli, says IHS

Jan 22, 14:33

China was the largest solar market in the world in 2013, besting a hotly contested field that included Japan, the US and Germany, and China-based manufacturer Yingli Green Energy...

Taiwan ODMs struggle to land mobile device orders from Samsung

Jan 22, 14:13

While Samsung Electronics are expected to roll out an array of new smartphones and tablets for high-end as well as entry-level segments in 2014, the vendor is quite unlikely to release...

China white-box makers likely to launch array of wearable devices in 2Q14

Jan 21, 21:37

China-based white-box mobile device makers are likely to launch an array of wearable devices, including smartwatches, in the second quarter of 2014, using chipset solutions from Taiwan-based...

ASRock ships 7.6 million own-brand motherboards in 2013

Jan 21, 19:44

ASRock shipped 7.6 million own-brand motherboards in 2013, slipping 1.3% on year and 15.6% short of the target of nine million units, according to the company.

Digitimes Research: China tablet-use application processor shipments continue growing in 4Q13

Jan 21, 14:18

Shipments of tablet-use application processors in China grew 8.3% on quarter and 19.5% on year in the fourth quarter of 2013, driven by the launch of new chips for tablet vendors...

China maintains antidumping tariffs on polysilicon imports from US, Korea

Jan 21, 14:09

China's Ministry of Commerce has announced its final decision to maintain the antidumping tariff rates meted out in July 2013 against solar-grade polysilicon produced by some US-...

Novatek, Realtek to ramp up TV chip shipments to China

Jan 21, 12:08

TV chip suppliers Novatek Microelectronics and Realtek Semiconductor will be able to ramp up their shipments of TV chips to China significantly in 2014, benefiting from China's government...

Taiwan component makers considering moving production out of China

Jan 21, 11:12

Taiwan-based component makers are mulling relocating their production lines in China to Brazil, Mexico and Southeast Asian countries, and some are even considering moving back to...

US weather and China labor shortages to cause 20% decline in notebook shipments

Jan 20, 22:25

Global notebook shipments in the first quarter may drop 10-20% sequentially because of weather hazards in the US and labor shortages in China, according to sources from the upstream...

Touch panel makers see increased orders from China handset vendors

Jan 20, 15:51

Touch panel makers such as Truly Optoelectronics, O-Film and Wintek are seeing increased orders from China handset vendors such as GiONEE.

Digitimes Research: Asustek ZenFone smartphones have lower price-performance ratios than comparable models from China

Jan 17, 14:34

Asustek Computer unveiled three ZenFone-series smartphones at CES 2014 and will initially launch the models in the Taiwan, China and Southeast Asia markets in March with prices comparable...

China market: Acer launches CNY599 7-inch tablet

Jan 17, 14:29

Acer has launched the Acer Tab 7, a 7-inch Android 4.2 tablet equipped with 1.5GHz dual-core processor, in the China market for CNY599 (US$99), so far the lowest retail price for...

China handset supply chain shifting efforts to develop peripheral devices

Jan 16, 15:41

Makers in the handset supply chain in China are diverting more of their R&D resources to development of peripherals for mobile devices such as wearable and wireless charging devices,...

Asustek likely to release smartphone orders to China ODMs in 2H14, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 15, 21:20

Asustek Computer does not rule out the possibility of tying up with handset ODMs in China for the production of smartphones in the second half of 2014, the Chinese-language Economic...

China market: MediaTek to lose 4G chip orders to other suppliers in 1Q14

Jan 15, 15:17

While MediaTek is expected to continue dominating China's 3G chipset market in the first quarter of 2014, the Taiwan-based IC design house may lose 4G chip orders to rivals including...

DRAM supplies to remain tight through 2014

Jan 15, 11:15

The supply of commodity DRAM for PCs is expected to remain tight through the entire year of 2014, despite reports indicating that SK Hynix has resumed wafer start production at its...

Though SK Hynix has gradually resumed production from its fire-hit fab, the facility is suffering p

China TV panel makers look to strengthen presence in 2014

Jan 14, 21:15

China's TV panel makers are looking to bump up their influence in the market through advanced technology and increased production capacity in 2014.

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    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.

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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.

  • Huawei+Ascend+P6

    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...

    Photo: Company, Jul 11.

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    Nokia CDMA Windows Phone in China

    China Telecom and Nokia have announced the Nokia 800C, the first CDMA Windows Phone in China and Nokia's first Lumia phone for the world's largest smartphone market. The partnership...

    Photo: Company, Mar 29.

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    Memoright GTR-series SSD

    Memoright will present its military and industrial ruggedized SSDs at the 2011 CeBIT show from March 1-5, and Embedded World 2011 from March 1-3 (Hall 12, 479). The products include...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

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