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  • Last update: Tuesday 31 March 2015 [1072 news items]

Sony Mobile aims to ship 38 million smartphones in FY2015, say sources

Mar 31, 11:33

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 38 million smartphones in fiscal 2015 (April 2015-March 2016), down slightly from 39.2 million units shipped in the previous fiscal year, according...

Lenovo separates mobile business unit by brand

Mar 26, 22:14

The Lenovo Group has separated its mobile business unit by brand, with its vice president Zhang Hui responsible for global sales of Lenovo brand smartphones, while vice president...

FIH Mobile likely to set up new production base in India

Mar 24, 22:17

FIH Mobile is likely to set up a new production base in India in order to produce handsets for local brand vendor Micromax as well as for China's Xiaomi Technology, according to industry...

China Mobile to cut 2015 capex

Mar 20, 15:33

China Mobile has set aside a capex budget of CNY199.7 billion (US$31.9 billion) for 2015, decreasing 6.46% from its actual expenditures in 2014, according to the company.

FIH Mobile net profits up 118% in 2014

Mar 20, 15:27

FIH Mobile has reported revenues of US$6.83 billion for 2014, increasing 36.7% from a year earlier. Net profits for 2014 reached US$169 million, up 118% from the previous year.

Arima Communications may be hit by Sony Mobile decreasing orders

Mar 20, 15:09

Taiwan-based handset ODM Arima Communications is expected to face mounting pressure on its operations as its major client Sony Mobile Communications is likely to further reduce its...

Sony Mobile to reach revised smartphone shipment target for fiscal 2014, say Taiwan makers

Mar 20, 11:34

Sony Mobile Communications saw its smartphone shipments increase 20.2% sequentially to 11.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2014, bringing combined shipments for the first...

China February mobile phone user base reaches 1.289 billion, says MIIT

Mar 19, 11:47

There were 1.289 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of February 2015, slipping by 0.08% on month but growing by 4.01% on year, and 485.51...

TCL and Cisco launch new mobile cross-terminal platform

Mar 18, 22:07

TCL Communication in cooperation with Cisco at CeBIT 2015 have announced a new commercial cloud platform solution that is a multi-party HD video service aimed at providing users with...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches stainless steel SmartWatch 3

Newswatch - Mar 17, 13:58

Sony Mobile Communications has launched the stainless steel version of its SmartWatch 3 in the Taiwan market priced at NT$9,990 (US$315).

Trend Micro aims at 50 million mobile content security users by end of 2015

Mar 16, 10:59

Trend Micro, a Taiwan-based developer of Internet content security software, has revealed it has extended business operation to mobile application through cooperation with General...

Sony Mobile Taiwan head refutes rumors of selling mobile business

Mar 12, 13:51

Jonathan Lin, general manager of Sony Mobile Communications Taiwan, has re-stated that Sony does not have any plans to put its mobile device business unit up for sale, and will continue...

Jonathan Lin, general manager of Sony Mobile Taiwan

Taiwan market: LG launches mobile products for teenagers and children

Mar 12, 11:59

LG Electronics has launched a new mid-range smartphone the LG AKA for the 10-18 age group and the KizOn smart bracelet for children in the Taiwan market.

Digitimes Research: LG, Sony Mobile, Acer highlight entry-level, mid-range smartphones at MWC

Mar 11, 22:07

In light of slowing sales of high-end smartphones, vendors including LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications and Acer all highlighted their new entry-level and mid-range models...

China Mobile applies for FDD LTE license

Mar 10, 14:35

China Mobile has applied for an FDD LTE license with China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), according to company chairman Xi Guahua.

Taiwan market: FET to procure 2.8 million mobile devices in 2015, says report

Mar 10, 11:02

Taiwan-based telecom carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) will procure 2.35 million handsets and 350,000-450,000 tablets and smartwatches or wrist bands in 2015, ompany chief...

Digitimes Research: Intel simplifies Atom product lines for mobile devices

Mar 6, 16:16

Intel has announced its latest lineup for its Atom series products at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 and in addition to simplifying the naming system for the processors to avoid...

Stronger competition forecast for handset display makers in 2015, says IHS

Mar 6, 15:50

Global handset display module shipments in 2015 are expected to rise just 4% on year to reach two billion units, leading to even stronger competition among handset display makers...

KYEC expects 2015 sales to rise

Mar 6, 15:46

Backend house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects its 2015 sales to outperform last year's levels, thanks to continued strong demand for mobile devices and rising demand for auto...

Taiwan market: 3G avergae download speed reaches 6.27Mbps, says NCC

Mar 5, 12:04

Taiwan's 3G mobile access to the Internet reaches an average download speed of 6.27Mbps and upload speed of 1.08Mbps, according to the National Communications Commission (NCC).

MWC 2015: Intel launches new mobile SoCs, LTE solution

Mar 3, 22:14

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has announced a series of mobile platforms including the company's new low-cost system-on-chip (SoC) for phones, phablets and tablets, a global LTE solution,...

Intel Atom x3 processor

Haier entering tablet OEM business

Mar 2, 22:57

China-based Haier is exhibiting several own-brand LTE-based tablets at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 and the company will also step into the tablet OEM business to start landing...

MWC 2015: Acer showcasing new mobile devices

Mar 2, 15:28

Acer is showcasing its latest mobile products at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 hosted from March 2-5 in Barcelona, Spain including the Liquid Leap+ wearable device, which is compatible...

Acer Liquid Leap+ wearable device

China January mobile phone user base grows to 1.290 billion, says MIIT

Mar 2, 10:43

There were 1.29 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of January 2015, growing 0.34% on month and 4.47% on year, and 485.05 million (37.59%)...

Global mobile DRAM output value rises 4% in 4Q14

Feb 17, 10:58

Output value for the global mobile DRAM industry came to US$3.61 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014, representing a 27.8% of the overall output value for the DRAM industry and...

Samsung announces mass production of 14nm FinFET mobile chips

Feb 16, 18:52

Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of mobile application processors built using 14nm FinFET process technology.

China Mobile reaches 100 million TD-LTE users, says report

Feb 16, 12:08

China Mobile attained 100 million TD-LTE subscribers as of the end of January 2015 and aims to increase the number to 250 million by the end of 2015 and sell 200 million TD-LTE-enabling...

Taiwan market: Huawei to beef up marketing for mobile devices

Feb 13, 10:01

China-based vendor Huawei will strengthen the marketing for its smartphones and tablets in the Taiwan market by deepening its cooperation with retail channels and setting up an online...

Sony Mobile to use more MediaTek smartphone solutions, say sources

Feb 12, 11:47

Sony Mobile Communications will increase its purchases of handset solutions from MediaTek for production of entry-level and mid-range smartphones in 2015, according to sources at...

Sony Mobile Xperia E4

ARM intros mobile chip designs for 2016

Feb 4, 19:23

ARM has announced mobile processor and GPU designs targeting the high-end market for smartphones and mobile devices. Devices with the technology suite are expected to enter the market...

Asustek facing challenges in 2015

Jan 29, 15:20

Although Asustek was able to achieve revenue growth in 2014, the company's mobile devices and motherboard businesses are still surrounded by tough competitors. However, the Taiwan-based...

Intel cooperates with Spreadtrum, Rockchip to tap China mobile chip solution market

Jan 28, 15:18

Intel has closely cooperated with China-based IC design houses Spreadtrum Communications and Rockchip Electronics to promote its platforms in the China market in order to compete...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile to focus on mid-range to high-end smartphone segment

Jan 27, 22:12

Sony Mobile Communications will focus on the mid-range to high-end smartphone segment in the Taiwan market in 2015, aiming to rank as one of the top-three vendors in the segment,...

SanDisk reportedly looking for mobile DRAM supplier

Jan 26, 23:20

SanDisk is reportedly looking for a partner in Taiwan to secure a steady supply of mobile DRAM memory, with Nanya Technology being identified as the target.

Digitimes Research: Windows 10 unlikely to bring dramatic changes to mobile device market in 2015

Jan 23, 14:58

Microsoft on January 21, 2015 announced Windows 10, but Digitimes Research believes the operating system, though falling in line with the software giant's Mobile First, Cloud First...

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    LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy smartphones

    At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, LG Electronics unveiled a new line of mid-range smartphones, the LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy. The four devices will be available in both...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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    Intel XMM 7360 LTE Advanced solution

    Intel announced its third-generation five-mode, LTE Advanced Category 10 modem. The Intel XMM 7360 supports 3x carrier aggregation and download speeds up to 450Mbps. It expands...

    Photo: Company, Mar 5.

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    Intel Atom x3 processor

    Intel has introduced the Atom x3 processor series (formerly codenamed SoFIA), the company's first integrated communications platform for entry and value tablets, phablets and smartphones...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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    Acer Liquid Leap+ wearable device

    Acer is showcasing its latest mobile products at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 from March 2-5 in Barcelona, Spain, including the Liquid Leap+ wearable device, which is compatible...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of mobile application processors built using 14nm FinFET process technology. Samsung's 14nm FinFET process will be adopted by its Exynos...

    Photo: Company, Feb 24.

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