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Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments fall 11.8% on year in 2Q17

Aug 22, 11:44

Smartphone shipments in the China market stayed flat on quarter but fell 11.8% on year to 94.1 million units in the second quarter of 2017, accounting for 28.9% of total global smartphone...

Galaxy S8 best-selling Android smartphones in 2Q17, says Strategy Analytics

Aug 22, 10:54

Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S8 was the world's best-selling Android smartphone in the second quarter of 2017. Combined shipments of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus reached 19.2 million...

Handset supply chain makers on high alert as smartphone competition looming

Aug 21, 14:57

Suppliers in the global handset supply chain are nervously waiting for the planned release of new smartphones from Apple, Samsung Electronics and Huawei in the upcoming peak season...

Competition in the high-end smartphone market looming

Taiwan market: Asustek launches Zen Fone 4 family products

Aug 18, 15:46

Asustek Computer has officially launched its ZenFone 4 series products at an event in Taiwan, with three out of the family's four models to be available immediately in the local ma...

Korean actor Gong Yoo (left) at the Asustek ZenFone 4 launch

Lenovo reports net loss of US$72 million for April-June 2017

Aug 18, 15:26

Lenovo has reported net loss of US$72 million for the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, 2017, during which the companmy recorded quarterly revenues of US$10 billion, flat on year,...

Taiwan ICT vendors have to offer turnkey solutions in Indonesia market: Q&A with TAITRA representative

Aug 18, 14:50

Taiwan has adopted a New Southbound Policy eyeing trade opportunities from ASEAN and South Asia economies. The government-sponsored Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)...

Danny Liao (right), director for TAITRA's Taiwan Trade Center, Jakarta

Taiwan market: Acer sponsors smarwatches for Universiade Taipei

Aug 18, 14:20

Acer has sponsored 13,000 units of its limited-edition Leap Ware smartwatches for the Summer Universiade 2017 sporting event, hosted in Taipei, Taiwan from August 19-30.

Apple Watch shipments expected to reach 15 million in 2017

Aug 18, 10:29

With Apple ready to launch its third-generation Apple Watch, Apple's overall smartwatch shipments are expected to rise to 4.5 million units in the fourth quarter and hit 15 million...

Apple Watch

Apple Watch 3 launch likely at year-end 2017, says report

Aug 17, 13:56

Apple is likely to launch its Apple Watch Series 3 devices by the end of 2017. The new Apple Watch will come in 38mm and 42mm sizes with Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi+LTE connectivity, according...

HMD Global unveils Nokia 8

Aug 17, 13:53

HMD Global has unveiled its flagship model for 2017, the Nokia 8, which feature a 5.3-inch IPS QHD display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 CPU as well as a dual 13-megapixel rear camera...

HMD eyes the high-end smartphone market with the release of Nokia 8

China market: Clevo pushing retail stores

Aug 16, 14:54

In addition to pushing the transformation for its Buynow IT malls to become shopping plazas, Clevo has also been establishing JSpot retail stores in the Buynow shopping plazas to...

Taiwan market: Sharp intros Aquos S2

Aug 16, 12:12

Sharp has introduced its new Aquos S2-series smartphones in the Taiwan market targeting the mid-tier to high-end segment.

Sharp Aquos S2 smartphones

Taiwan market: Garmin launches smart bands

Aug 16, 11:36

Garmin has partnered with pharmaceuticals distributor Chunghwa Yuming Healthcare for launching vivo series smart wrist bands, mainly vivosmart 3, vivofit jr and vivosmart HR, in the...

Apple falls to third place in 2Q17 wearable band market, says Canalys

Aug 14, 13:49

The total worldwide wearable band market grew 8% on year in the second quarter of 2017, according to Canalys. The wearable band market for second-quarter 2017 was led by Xiaomi with...

HTC reports losses for 9th straight quarter in 2Q17

Aug 14, 10:59

HTC has reported net losses of NT$1.95 billion (US$64.23 million) for the second quarter of 2017, the company's ninth straight unprofitable quarter although the losses narrowed from...

HTC still counts on the U11 smatphone to rekindle sales in 3Q17

Taiwan market: Hojin introduces smartphone for seniors

Aug 11, 09:28

Taiwan-based Hojin International (also known as iNO) has launched a new smartphone, the iNO S9, targeting the senior citizen market. The iNO S9 carries a price tag of NT$7,990 (US$...

Hojin CEO Johnny Chou showing its new iNO S9

Taiwan market: Huawei introduces new products

Aug 10, 15:54

Aiming to make significant inroads in the Taiwan market, Huawei has introduced an array of new products into the local market, including its Y7 smartphone, a new version P10 Plus,...

Huawei launches an array of new products in Taiwan

Asustek revenues drop 5.34% on year in July

Aug 10, 15:39

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$31.562 billion (US$1.04 billion) for July 2017, representing a 18.8% drop on month and 5.34% drop on year.

Huawei likely to outpace Apple to become 2nd largest smartphone vendor in 3Q17

Aug 10, 14:58

Huawei is likely to outpace Apple to become the second largest smartphone vendor globally in the third quarter of 2017 as sales of China-based vendor's high-end P- and M-series as...

Huawei sees smartphone shipments continue expanding

China market: Smartphone shipments down slightly in 1H17

Aug 9, 15:21

Shipments of smartphones in the China market totaled 230 million units in the first half of 2017, down 1.4% from a year earlier, according to data compiled by China-based Sigmaintell...

Smartphone panel supply to tighten up in 2H17 on increasing demand for all-screen panels

iPhone suppliers see sales rising as new iPhone production gains momentum

Aug 9, 12:30

Most component and service suppliers in the iPhone supply chain have reported strong sales for July, indicating that production for new iPhone devices is gaining momentum, according...

iPhone supply chain makers see sales momentum growing

Demand for flexible AMOLED smartphone panels growing robustly

Aug 8, 16:14

Demand for flexible AMOLED panels from the smartphone sector will continue to expand at a rapid pace in 2017 and beyond, thanks to the planned release of new AMOLED-based models from...

AMOLED smartphones growing robustly

China market: Handset vendor Transsion setting up new headquarters

Aug 7, 16:12

China-based handset vendor Transsion Holding, a major handset vendor in the Africa market, has kicked off the construction of its new headquarters in Shenzhen, China recently.

Transsion signs a contract for building its new headquarters

China market: Hardware competition heats up among smartphone vendors

Aug 7, 15:39

Competition in China's smartphone market is set to become keener in the second half of 2017 as local vendors have continued to win market share through upgrades of their hardware...

Xiaomi sees 25% on-year shipment growth in 2Q17

HTC July revenues down slightly

Aug 7, 09:07

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.19 billion (US$204.91 million) for July, down 10.16% on month and 2.06% on year. July's revenues were the company's second highest monthly...

Xiaomi soars as global smartphone shipments hit 360 million in 2Q17, says firm

Aug 4, 15:02

China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology saw its smartphone shipments soar 58% on year to 23.2 million units for a 6% global share in the second quarter of 2017 when global shipments...

Global smartphone shipments expand 4% on year in 2Q17, says Canalys

Aug 4, 14:04

Global smartphone shipments totaled 340 million units in the second quarter of 2017, increasing 4% from a year earlier, according to Canalys.

Sony Mobile aims to ship 16.5 million smartphones in fiscal 2017

Aug 3, 14:14

Sony Mobile Communications expects its smartphone shipments to reach 16.5 million units in fiscal 2017 (April 2017-March 2018), up from 14.6 million shipped in the previous fiscal...

Sony Mobile 4K HDR samrtphone Xperia XZ Premium

Availability of standalone devices to drive take-off of VR industry

Aug 2, 12:52

The planned release of standalone VR head-mounted display (HMD) devices by hardware vendors including HTC and Oculus will help accelerate the development of the global VR market,...

HTC plans to launch standalone HTC Vive

Apple reports growth in revenues and profits for fiscal 3Q17

Aug 2, 12:32

Apple has disclosed financial results for its fiscal 2017 third quarter ended July 1, 2017, posting quarterly revenues of US$45.4 billion and quarterly earnings per diluted share...

Asustek to launch ZenFone 4 on August 17

Aug 2, 11:28

Asustek Computer will launch its new ZenFone 4 series on August 17. The company claims the devices will come with high price/performance ratios, high hardware specifications and excellent...

Asustek ZenFone 4

Meizu to use MediaTek APs for new flagship smartphones

Aug 1, 12:27

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu has decided to use application processors (APs) from MediaTek, instead of Samsung Electronics, for its upcoming flagship models, according to a...

Meizu smartphones

Taiwan market: Samsung braces for strong smartphone, monitor and slim TV sales

Jul 31, 16:07

Samsung Electronics is expected to see sales of its smartphones, gaming monitors and ultra-thin TVs in the Taiwan market achieve significant results in 2017, buoyed by the introduction...

Samsung to continue to lead in Taiwan's smartphone market

Huawei to launch Mate 10 to take on new iPhone

Jul 31, 13:07

Huawei reportedly plans to launch its new flagship smartphone, the Mate 10, in the coming fall, timing which is selected to match the planned release of the next-generation iPhone...

Huawei ships 73 million smartphones in 1H17

Jul 28, 15:17

Huawei shipped 73.01 million smartphones in the first half of 2017, increasing 20.6% from a year earlier, according to the company's business results for the six-month period announced...

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    Asustek ZenFone AR available in US

    Asustek has announced the availability of the ZenFone AR smartphones in the US market. The ZenFone AR supports both Tango AR and Daydream VR technologies developed by Google. In...

    Photo: Company, Aug 7.

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    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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    Apple has opened its first retail store in Taiwan at Taipei 101. Unveiled on July 1 at Taiwan's tallest building, the store features Apple's latest store design. The Forum, centered...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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    The HTC U11 comes with Edge Sense pressure-sensitive technology that allows users to kick off a number of applications by squeezing the edges of the smartphone body. The U11 features...

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    Huawei nova lite

    Huawei calls its nova lite a fashion smartphone. It features a 5.2-inch Full HD display based on 2.5D curved glass, HiSilicon Kirin 655 8-core CPU, 12-megapixel rear camera with a...

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.