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  • Last update: Wednesday 27 April 2016 [1517 news items]

PC, handset supply chain makers conservative about prospects for 2016

Apr 27, 11:15

Makers in the PC and handset supply chains in Taiwan are conservative about a business rebound in the second half of 2016 as well as the overall performance for the entire year amid...

Handset supply chains in Taiwan, China face inventory losses

Apr 21, 11:25

Makers in the handset supply chains in Taiwan and China are becoming more conservative about building up inventories for parts and components due to intensifying competition in the...

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...

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers vying for orders from brand handset vendors

Mar 30, 10:58

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers are eyeing 2016 orders from branded handset vendors, while industry leader Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has moved to lower its quotes to stay...

PC, handset component suppliers worry about mounting inventories

Mar 17, 11:27

Suppliers in the PC and handset supply chains have begun to worry about piling up inventories of parts and components as current demand for PC and handset products has been falling...

Ichia reports decreased February sales

Stockwatch - Mar 3, 08:41

Handset-use flexible PCB (FPCB) and keypad maker Ichia Technologies has reported revenues of NT$347 million (US$10.5 million) for February 2016, down 26.7% on month and 28.2% on ye...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments set to drop in 1Q16

Mar 1, 12:21

Total handset shipments by Taiwan-based brand vendors and ODMs are expected to decline 13.3% on quarter and 11.4% on year to 15.55 million units in the first quarter of 2016, affected...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan sees decreased handset shipments in 4Q15

Feb 26, 14:24

Total handset shipments by Taiwan-based brand vendors and ODMs reached 17.94 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, decreasing 5.7% on quarter and 29% on year, according to...

Handset baseband IC market decreases 5% in 2015, says Strategy Analytics

Feb 24, 11:11

The global cellular baseband processor market declined 5% on year to US$21.1 billion in 2015, according to Strategy Analytics. Shipments of LTE baseband chips exceeded one billion...

Japan market: 35.77 handsets shipped in 2015, says MM Research Institute

Feb 15, 22:14

There were 35.77 million handsets shipped in the Japan market in 2015, slipping on year for the third consecutive time by 6.6%, according to Japan-based MM Research Institute.

HTC aims at 10% handset market share in India

Feb 5, 16:33

HTC will focus marketing on smartphones priced at INR10,000-30,000 (US$147-440) in the India market, aiming at taking a 10% share in the market, according to a Taipei-based Central...

MediaTek looks to 10% revenue growth in 2016

Feb 1, 22:31

MediaTek expects to post about a 10% revenue increase in 2016. However, due to continued-intense competition in the handset-IC market, the company's gross margin is unlikely to rebound...

Handset baseband IC market declines 12% in 3Q15, says Strategy Analytics

Jan 29, 11:01

The global cellular baseband processor market declined 12% from a year earlier to US$5.1 billion in the third quarter of 2015, according to Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm, MediaTek,...

Taiwan market: Handset sales down slightly in November

Dec 28, 12:04

Sales of handsets in the Taiwan market totaled 765,000 units in November, down slightly from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail channels. Smartphones currently...

Taiwan market: Handset shipments down in 3Q15, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 11, 15:53

Shipments of handsets in the Taiwan market totaled 2.26 million units in the third quarter of 2015, down 17% sequentially and 12% on year, the Chinese-language Liberty Times...

Foxconn increases presence in second-hand handset market

Dec 3, 11:08

Foxconn Electronics has stepped up its investments in the second-hand smartphone market as part of its efforts to promote environmental protection globally, according to industry...

Handset chip vendors to promote peripheral chips in 2016

Dec 1, 22:31

Handset chipset solution vendors, including Qualcomm, MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications are likely to focus on promoting peripheral chips such as fast/wireless charging chips,...

Join In to acquire a 100% stake of handset ODM Wingtech

Dec 1, 21:40

China-based real estate developer Join In Holding will acquire all outstanding shares of handset ODM maker Wingtech at CNY17.54 (US$2.74) per share. Join In currently holds a 51%...

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...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy J2

Newswatch - Nov 19, 15:04

Samsung Electronics has launched a new entry-level smartphone, the Galaxy J2, in the Taiwan market priced at NT$4,280 (US$130) unlocked, targeting the younger generation.

Handset chassis maker AVY reports increased revenues for October

Newswatch - Nov 19, 14:45

Handset and digital camera chassis maker AVY Precision Technology has reported revenues of US$623 million (US$19 million) for October, increasing 12.1% from the previous quarter....

HannStar Display handset panel production running at full capacity in 4Q15

Nov 3, 15:33

Despite recent industry news regarding panel makers such as Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) planning to end production at smartphone panel fabs, other Taiwan makers are pushing forward...

Innolux seeing strong handset panel orders in 4Q15

Nov 2, 21:34

Innolux is seeing short supply for its handset panel shipments due to steady orders in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to company president JC Wang.

Acer to consolidate its handset business

Nov 2, 13:43

Acer has revamped the development strategy for its smartphone business and will focus on generating profits instead of ramping up shipment volumes, according to ST Liew, president...

Acer smartphone business unit president ST Liew

OLED handset panels in high demand due to orders from China

Oct 23, 11:06

Korea panel makers are eyeing opportunities in the OLED handset panel segment due to increased demand in China where the volume of smartphones released with the panel technology has...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 4Q15 handset shipments to reach 19.88 million units

Oct 23, 10:45

Taiwan-based vendors, ODMs and JDMs (joint design manufacturers) will together ship 19.88 million handsets in the fourth quarter of 2015, increasing 1.7% on quarter but decreasing...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments drop over 10% sequentially in 3Q15

Oct 20, 21:37

Combined smartphone shipments by Taiwan-based handset brands and ODMs declined by more than 10% sequentially to 19.54 million units in the third quarter of 2015, according to an estimate...

Samsung to use Clear Force touch technology in Galaxy S7 handset, says report

Oct 14, 15:25

Samsung Electronics will incorporate Clear Force touch technology from Synaptics in its reported Galaxy S7 smartphone, according to Korea-based ET News.

Touch panel makers conservative about 4Q15 handset orders

Oct 12, 15:08

Touch panel makers have said they have conservative outlooks for the fourth quarter of 2014 despite original estimates the period would bring in an influx of new orders.

Targeting niche markets: Q&A with ST Liu, president of Acer handset unit

Sep 30, 11:34

Notebook vendor Acer aims to ship at least five million smartphones in 2015 and plans to hike the shipments to 10 million units in 2016. But Acer will not spend a lot of money for...

ST Liu, president of Acer handset business

China handset supply chain makers winning more orders from Xiaomi

Sep 24, 10:06

Makers in China's handset supply chain have geared up efforts to win component orders from Xiaomi Technology, affecting rival suppliers in Taiwan and Japan, according to industry...

Chinese handset OEMs to increase demand for smartphone sensors, IHS says

Sep 23, 11:29

Apple and Samsung will remain the dominant buyers of sensors for smartphones through 2019; however, their share of sensor spending will fall, according to IHS.

China market: Nearly 48 million handsets shipped in August, says CATR

Sep 14, 10:48

There were 47.484 million handsets shipped in the China market in August 2015, increasing 56.5% on year, according to China Academy of Telecommunication Research (CATR) under the...

Apple introduces iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

Sep 10, 10:56

Apple has announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the latest iPhone models from the company, adding a new dimension to iPhone's multi-touch interface. The new iPhones introduce...

Lenovo to step into OEM handset business

Sep 10, 10:44

Lenovo has decided to ramp up the capacity utilization rates of its handset production facilities by stepping into the OEM handset business, in a move to revive its dwindling handset...

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    Samsung quad-core application processors

    Samsung Electronics has introduced the industry's first quad-core application processor built on the HKMG low-power process technology. With performance capabilities exceeding 1.4GHz...

    Photo: Company, May 4.

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    Akustica's AKU340 analog MEMS mic

    Akustica has announced the expansion of its microphone product portfolio with the addition of a new analog MEMS microphone. Designed specifically to meet the requirements of mobile...

    Photo: Company, Mar 29.

  • HTC+Sensation+XL

    HTC Sensation XL

    HTC has unveiled the HTC Sensation XL with Beats Audio integration, and a 4.7-inch screen, slim 9.9mm design. The HTC Sensation XL includes new lightweight urBeats headphones, created...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

  • HTC+Sensation+XE

    HTC Sensation XE

    HTC has unveiled the new HTC Sensation XE - the first in a new line of HTC smartphones to feature Beats Audio technology to deliver studio quality audio. The HTC Sensation XE boosts...

    Photo: Company, Sep 16.

  • HTC+introduces+new+smartphone+series

    HTC introduces new smartphone series

    HTC has introduced three smartphone series, the Desire S, Wildfire S and Incredible S. The new devices will be broadly available to customers across major European and Asian markets...

    Photo: Company, Feb 17.

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