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  • Last update: Tuesday 19 April 2016 [24 news items]

China handset suppliers still ramping feature phone shipments

Apr 19, 12:05

Some China-based handset suppliers are still ramping sales of feature phones at lower prices to emerging markets where demand for such devices remains strong due to insufficient next-generation...

Commentary: The residue value of feature phones

Dec 7, 22:34

The pace of replacement of smartphones for feature phones is not happening as fast as expected, as the use of handsets by consumers of different regions, the price difference between...

China white-box smartphone vendors lower prices to cope with increasing competition

Sep 23, 15:40

China-based white-box smartphone vendors, under increasing competition from vendors including Huawei Device, Lenovo, Xiaomi Technology and Coolpad as well as Samsung Electronics and...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft Mobile exit from feature phone market to benefit white-box makers and Samsung

Dec 9, 11:59

Samsung Electronics and China-based white-box handset makers will benefit from Microsoft Mobile's decision to phase out its feature phone business within one and a half years, Digitimes...

Digitimes Research: Samsung, white-box players looking to take over 10-15 million feature phone demand from Microsoft Mobile

Nov 19, 15:02

With Microsoft Mobile's announcement in July 2014 it will terminate its feature phone business within a year and a half, Samsung Electronics and China's white-box handset players...

Digitimes Research: Spreadtrum finding smartphone AP business difficult

Jun 19, 16:44

China-based Spreadtrum's application processor (AP) shipments have been dropping since China Mobile began subsidizing dual-core smartphones, as opposed to single-core models, in June...

Digitimes Research: Nokia launches 5 models to ramp up market share

Nov 15, 12:01

Nokia's recent release of three Asha-series feature phones and two Lumia smartphones is aimed at ramping up the market share of Windows Phone. But the effectiveness of the strategy...

MediaTek to land more feature phone solution orders after Microsoft-Nokia deal

Sep 4, 22:20

MediaTek is expected to land a significant volume of windfall chipset orders for feature phones after Microsoft takes control of Nokia's Devices and Services unit, according to industry...

China market: International brands enhance feature phone offerings

Aug 30, 14:43

While China's local handset makers have put all their efforts into grabbing a bigger slice of the smartphone market, international brands including Nokia and Samsung Electronics have...

Taiwan handset OEMs/ODMs look to reignite feature phone businesses

Aug 21, 14:54

While most handset brands and ODMs have been focusing on the fast growing smartphone segment, some Taiwan-based ODMs are considering reigniting their production lines for feature...

Panel suppliers resume shipments of 3.5-inch panels for feature phones

Aug 20, 21:48

Shipments of small-size LCD panels, mainly 3.5-inch models, for feature phones have resumed to normal levels recently after tight supply in the second quarter, according to industry...

Cellphone gray market goes legit as sales continue to decline, says IHS

Jul 25, 12:00

The gray market for cellphones will contract for the second consecutive year in 2013, with worldwide shipments dropping by 12% as both makers and buyers of these handsets turn to...

Even at US$20, Nokia 105 proves profitable for Nokia, says IHS

Jul 2, 14:12

With its ultra-low-cost handset (ULCH) designated as the Nokia 105, Nokia has shown how it can be done: by sticking to a limited set of features and employing a highly integrated...

Partners expect Motorola to change its ODM strategy

Aug 23, 01:05

As Google has recently started reorganizing Motorola Mobility's manpower and product strategy, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs, observing from their orders, expect their handset orders...

Smartphone component makers turn to look for orders from feature phone market

Aug 21, 02:00

Smartphone component makers, seeing their shipments to smartphone brand vendors turning weak, have started seeking for orders from local and white-box feature phone players, according...

IC designers look to steady demand from feature phone sector

Jul 6, 12:39

Despite increasing popularity of smartphones, demand for feature phones still remains steady in China and other emerging markets, and this will help drive revenue growth at Taiwan-based...

Motorola reportedly mulling exit from feature phone market, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 25, 11:35

Motorola Mobility reportedly plans to phase out from the feature phone market and may suspend its feature phone business by the end of 2012, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

LCD driver IC design houses shifting more capacity to high-resolution parts for smartphone segment

May 24, 11:04

LCD driver makers including Novatek Microelectronics, Himax Technologies, ILi Technology (Ilitek), Orise Technology and Sitronix Technology have seen shipments of their high resolution...

Commentary: Nokia could make mistake again in feature phone segment

Apr 20, 15:51

Nokia has announced weaker than expected results for the first quarter of 2012, citing "greater than expected competitive challenges," as CEO Stephen Elop has indicated...

LCD driver IC demand picking up

Mar 13, 01:30

The visibility of orders for small-size LCD panel driver ICs has extended through the end of the second quarter, thanks to a ramp-up in orders prior to new phone and tablet rollouts...

Low-cost smartphones may cannibalize feature phone market, says MediaTek executive

Mar 1, 01:00

Low-cost smartphones may soon begin to cannibalize the market for feature phones as the former devices are affordable enough to attract more consumers in emerging markets, particularly...

MediaTek focusing on low-cost smartphone market

Demand for 2.5G/2.75G handset solutions picking up

Feb 23, 15:58

Demand for feature phones has experienced a rebound recently, which will help boost sales of 2.5G/2.75G handset solutions for suppliers such as MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor in...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom, Opera cooperate to promote mobile Internet access based on feature phones

Feb 23, 14:15

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Norway-based Opera Software ASA on February 22 jointly announced cooperation to promote mobile access to the Internet based on feature phones, with the...

HTC to launch Internet-enabled feature phone in 4Q09, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 6, 12:24

High Tech Computer (HTC) plans to launch an Internet-enabled high-end feature phone in the fourth quarter of 2009 in order to expand its share in the global handset market, according...

Realtime news
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    Mobile + telecom - Newswatch | 40min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan sees decreased 1Q16 shipments of small- to medium-size panels

    Displays | 1h 23min ago

  • Several China vendors launch 2-in-1s, gaming notebooks via Intel support

    Before Going to Press | 1h 57min ago

  • Danen Technology sees increased April revenues

    Before Going to Press | 1h 58min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to grow 9.7% sequentially in 2Q16

    Before Going to Press | 1h 59min ago

  • Global tablet shipments in 1Q16 estimated at 39.6 million units, says IDC

    Before Going to Press | 2h ago

  • HMI to see strong rebound in 2Q16, says report

    Before Going to Press | 2h 1min ago

  • Edison Opto suffers net loss per share of NT$0.26 for 1Q16

    Before Going to Press | 2h 1min ago

  • Advantech nets NT$2.08 per share for 1Q16

    Before Going to Press | 2h 2min ago

  • Gintech Energy posts 1Q16 net EPS of NT$1.16

    Before Going to Press | 2h 2min ago

  • Acer steps into digital signage via cooperation with AOpen

    Before Going to Press | 2h 3min ago

  • TSMC to withdraw form Motech board of directors

    Before Going to Press | 2h 3min ago

  • GlobalWafers nets NT$0.78 per share for 1Q16

    Before Going to Press | 2h 4min ago

  • Quanta Computer denies reported layoffs

    Before Going to Press | 2h 5min ago

  • Global Ultra HD TV panel shipments in 1Q16 hike 77%, says Sigmaintell

    Before Going to Press | 2h 6min ago

  • China market: Xiaomi to launch new smartphones with in-house developed APs

    Before Going to Press | 2h 6min ago

  • Asustek Computer leads gaming notebook sales

    Before Going to Press | 2h 7min ago

  • Apacer 1Q16 EPS hits 5-quarter high

    Before Going to Press | 2h 8min ago

  • FocalTech looks to double-digit revenue growth in 2Q16

    Before Going to Press | 2h 9min ago

  • China market: More white-box handset makers to phase out of market

    Before Going to Press | 2h 9min ago

  • Adata 1Q16 profits soar

    Before Going to Press | 2h 12min ago

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