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Handset panel pricing expected to further drop in 1Q15

Jan 12, 15:30

Japan Display (JDI) will reportedly aim to further lower pricing for handset panels in the first quarter of 2015 in order to maintain steady orders from China handset vendors.

Taiwan handset ODMs looking for more orders from regional brands

Jan 5, 14:12

Taiwan-based handset ODMs are stepping up efforts to solicit orders from regional brand vendors in India and Southeast Asia in order to keep their growth momentum, according to sources...

LTPS, oxide handset panel penetration rate in China reaches 25%

Dec 30, 22:11

As high-end smartphone shipments from China vendors are continuing to grow in the China market, the penetration rate for LTPS and oxide panels in China has grown to 25.8%. Local panel...

China handset supply chain to delay IC purchases till 2Q15, say sources

Dec 22, 16:30

China-based handset makers and suppliers in the supply chain have adopted a wait-and-see attitude toward the purchases of ICs and other parts as telecom operators there are unlikely...

WP phones market share to continue dropping before arrival of new model

Dec 22, 12:10

The global market share of Windows Phone (WP)-based smartphones is expected to continue declining before Microsoft Mobile launches its next generation WP phone in the second half...

Smartphone sales grow 20% in 3Q14, says Gartner

Dec 16, 15:26

Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end users were flat in the third quarter of 2014, according to Gartner. However, sales of smartphones to end users grew 20.3% to reach 301 million...

BOE pushing 5.5-inch QHD handset panels to customers

Dec 16, 11:36

BOE is seeing increased interest from customers for its 5.5-inch QHD handset panels with 538ppi. Additionally, BOE is pushing its Full HD handset panel products with NTSC 100%, according...

China market: Handset chip demand slowing down

Dec 10, 22:16

Demand for handset chips is slowing down in China affecting sales at MediaTek and Ilitek, according to industry sources.

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...

Nearly 1.5 billion smartphone market in 2015 to boost handset panel demand

Dec 9, 11:50

As global smartphone shipments are expected to increase 22% on year in 2015 to over 1.487 billion units from roughly 1.22 billion in 2014, panel surface demand will follow suit.

Growing smartphone market in 2015 to drive handset panel demand

LTE handset shipments to soar to 676 million in 2015, says ABI Research

Dec 3, 14:40

About 676 million 4G LTE handsets will be shipped in 2015, growing 204 million units from 2014, according to ABI Research. Furthermore, ABI Research estimates that the total number...

Taiwan handset ODMs to see orders fluctuate significantly in 2015

Dec 3, 10:52

Taiwan-based handset ODMs may see their orders from Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics fluctuate significantly in 2015 following the recent reshuffles of top management...

Oppo, Gionee increase AMOLED handset panel orders to Samsung

Nov 26, 20:45

China handset vendors including Oppo and Gionee are expanding their cooperation with Samsung Display and are currently increasing orders for AMOLED panels for units to be released...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers will ship over 24 million handsets in 4Q14

Nov 24, 10:32

Taiwan-based ODMs and own-brand makers will ship 24.05 million handsets in the fourth quarter of 2014, increasing 15.1% on quarter and 43.8% on year. 20.55 million units (85.4%) will...

China IC design houses expand presence in touch IC and fingerprint sensor markets

Nov 21, 10:27

China-based IC design firms including Goodix and Silead have expanded their presence in both touch IC and fingerprint sensor markets, thanks to rising orders placed by China's brand...

China market: Samsung adjusts handset distribution channels

Nov 18, 21:59

Samsung Electronics is adjusting its handset distribution channels in China in order to enhance its control over pricing as well as market trends. Samsung has seen its share in China's...

Keypad makers shifting production for non-handset applications

Nov 18, 14:11

Taiwan-based handset keypad makers Ichia Technologies and Silitech Technology are shifting the focus of their production to non-keypad products or products not for handset applications,...

CPT expects steady 4G handset panel orders in 4Q14

Nov 13, 15:06

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) is reportedly seeing increased orders from China handset vendors looking to release new units in the fourth quarter of 2014 going into 2015, which is...

Motorola handsets bring panel makers steady orders throughout 4Q14

Nov 10, 14:59

Panel makers are seeing increased orders from Motorola Mobility as the company's handset sales performance in emerging markets has been above company estimations.

Panel makers benefit from increased Motorola handset sales

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset touch panel shipments decline in 3Q14

Nov 5, 21:34

Taiwan makers' shipments of touch panels used in handsets reached 50.44 million in the third quarter of 2014, down 5.7% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan market: HTC maintains largest market share by sales volume in September

Newswatch - Oct 24, 09:45

There were 730,000 handsets sold in the Taiwan market in September and HTC maintained the largest market share at 20.8% in terms of sales volume, followed by Samsung Electronics with...

Intel may stop providing subsidies for mobile solutions; switch to providing support through different methods

Oct 21, 16:06

With better-than-expected performance in the third quarter of 2014, some market watchers have speculated that Intel will stop providing subsidies for its mobile device solutions to...

China handset camera module makers cut pricing by 15-20%

Oct 21, 10:56

China makers are continuing to slash pricing for camera modules used in smartphones, with pricing expected to drop as much as 15-20% on year during the second half of 2014.

Commentary: China ODM services increasing as local vendors aim to cut costs and expand handset lineups

Oct 20, 16:21

Low-priced, high-specification handsets are continuing to be focus for handset vendors in China, with Xiaomi, Coolpad and Huawei Device expected to push segment in 2015 in order to...

Asustek expects at least NT$2 billion in profits from handset business in 2015

Oct 20, 15:14

Asustek Computer expects its handset shipments to grow dramatically to 16 million units in 2015, helping its profits from the business line to reach at least NT$2 billion in the year,...

Asustek expects growth in shipments and profits in 2015

Handset solution vendors to launch low-priced 4G chips in 1H15

Oct 16, 09:53

Handset solution vendors are preparing to launch next-generation 4G chipsets in the first half of 2015 with prices likely to be 30% cheaper than current models, heralding keen competition...

Supply chains conservative about 4G handset development in China during 4Q14

Oct 13, 13:35

Handset supply chain makers are continuing to see the effects of lagging 4G handset sales in China as vendors clear out reserves of 3G units.

Supply chain makers continue to benefit from orders from China handset vendors

Oct 8, 15:31

Supply chain makers are continuing to benefit from orders from China-based handset vendors as they extend their market shares locally and abroad.

iPhone 6 Plus to account for 60% of total iPhone 6 device shipments, say sources

Oct 3, 14:44

Sales of iPhone 6 Plus will be higher than expected, to account for 60% of total shipments of iPhone 6 devices, judging from recent shipments of analog ICs to the two iPhone 6 device...

China-based IC design houses land fingerprint sensor orders from China handset vendors

Oct 2, 11:34

China-based IC design house Goodix reportedly has landed fingerprint sensor orders from China-based handset vendor Meizu, while fellow company Silead has snapped up similar orders...

China vendors are furthering their influence in the entry-level handset market with CNY1,000 handsets

Sep 29, 23:18

China vendors are furthering their influence in the entry-level handset market with CNY1,000 (US$162) handsets while major international vendors such as Samsung Electronics and Apple...

Handset supply chains expect to see limited orders from China during 4Q14

Sep 29, 15:03

Panel and touch panel makers associated with China-based handset vendors expect limited growth in the fourth quarter of 2014 as demand for 4G units has been lower-than-expected, according...

Taiwan makers feel pressure from high-end handset panel production in China

Sep 25, 23:08

Taiwan panel makers are continuing to see pressure from China makers as they expand production capacity for high-end handset panels.

Gigabyte Technology may still see losses from non-motherboard businesses in 2014

Sep 25, 10:30

Despite having strong performance in the motherboard business, Gigabyte Technology's notebook and handset businesses are still having trouble picking up and may still suffer losses...

Sharp adjusts output at Kameyama fab to meet China handset demand, says report

Newswatch - Sep 19, 12:19

Sharp has increased its proportion of small- to medium-size panel production at one of its LCD fabs to 50% in order to meet increased demand from China vendors, according to a report...

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