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Smartphones to represent 80% of total handset shipments in 4Q15, says IC Insights

Jul 3, 15:31

Smartphones first accounted for more than 50% of total quarterly cellphone shipments in the first quarter of 2013. In fourth-quarter 2015, smartphones are forecast to reach 435 million...

Taiwan market: iPhone 6 sales slowing down, say channels

Jul 3, 15:00

Sales momentum of iPhone 6 and iPhone Plus in the Taiwan market seems to have slowed down due to a waning enthusiasm over for the large-size iPhone devices as well as market expectations...

New iPhone enters production, say Taiwan makers

Jul 3, 11:37

Makers in the iPhone supply chain have started delivering parts and components to the two iPhone OEMs Foxconn Electronics and Pegatron for production of next generation iPhone devices,...

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India to be second-largest smartphone market by 2017, says Strategy Analytics

Jul 2, 22:13

Worldwide smartphone sales are forecast to grow from 1.5 billion units in 2015 to a record 1.7 billion by 2017, according to Strategy Analytics. China, India and the US are the big...

China market: Xiaomi ships nearly 35 million smartphones in 1H15, says report

Jul 2, 16:08

Xiaomi Technology shipped a total of 34.7 million smartphones in the first half of 2015, increasing 33% from a year earlier period, the China-based QQ.com quoted company chairman...

China market: Xiaomi appoints new CFO

Jul 2, 15:51

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology has appointed Shou Zi Chew, a former partner of Hong Kong-based DST Investment Management as chief financial officer.

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments see weaker-than-expected growth in 2Q15

Jul 2, 15:23

China's smartphone industry in the second quarter did not see growth as strong as Digitimes Research had anticipated previously and it grew only slightly more than 15% sequentially...

China market: Meizu launches flagship smartphone MX5

Jul 2, 11:46

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu has launched its new flagship model, the MX5, which supports TD-LTE/FDD LTE, running on Android 5.0.

China market: HD leads over Full HD in May smartphone sales, says firm

Jul 1, 21:55

In May 2015, 32.6% of smartphone sales in China were for HD units while 21.4% were for Full HD, according to a new report from Sigmaintell Consulting.

Taiwan market: Huawei to launch 7-inch tablet with dual-SIM feature; Aaeon releases new ruggedized tablet

Jul 1, 21:20

To differentiate from their competitors, several tablet brand vendors have started to develop tablets with unique functions in order to attract demand. China-based Huawei launched...

HTC reportedly to build handset production facilities in India

Jul 1, 14:57

HTC reportedly will team up with India-based Global Devices Network to set up handset production facilities in Noida with trial production to begin in mid-July, according to industry...

HTC chairperson Cher Wang and NorthEast United FC owner John Abraham

China market: Huawei launches Honor 7

Newswatch - Jul 1, 10:59

China-based smartphone vendor Huawei has unveiled its new Honor 7 smartphone for the local market. Shipments of Honor-brand smartphones totaled 20 million units worth US$2.6 billion...

Huawei Honor 7 smartphone

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile, Huawei expanding mobile device sales

Newswatch - Jun 30, 16:16

Sony Mobile Communications and Huawei have both recently launched their latest products in Taiwan and are looking to expand their presence in the local market.

Compal 2015 shipment goals unchanged, says president

Jun 29, 11:00

Compal Electronics in early 2015 set a goal of shipping 45.2 million notebooks, 50.5 million tablets, smartphones and other smart mobile devices as well as 4.4 million LCD TVs in...

Compal president Ray Chen (right) and chairman Rock Hsu (center)

China market: Meizu ready to launch MX5, says paper

Jun 29, 10:37

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu will unveil its new model, the MX5, at a product event on June 30, according to the China-based 21st Century Business Herald.

Apple may switch to OLED displays for iPhone, reports Korea media

Jun 26, 15:37

Rumors published by the media in South Korea are stating that Apple is considering switching to OLED displays for iPhones shipping as early as 2018.

Commentary: Sales of Apple Watch not optimistic

Jun 26, 15:02

Sales of Apple Watch have been lower than expected, totaling about three million units in two months since its availability in late April. Although the smart wearable device will...

Wayfair, Etsy, and Amazon post over 100% on-year growth in mobile commerce in 2014

Jun 26, 14:45

US e-commerce giant Amazon, online home furnishings retailer Wayfair, and online handmade sales platform Etsy posted over 100% on-year growth in mobile commerce in 2014 (including...

Quanta Computer expects Apple Watch shipments to increase in 2H15

Jun 26, 14:16

With related yield rates significantly improved, the Apple Watch is expected to see a significant shipment growth in the second half of 2015, boosting the revenue performance of the...

Foxconn to be largest handset, tablet, desktop ODM/OEM in 2015, says chairman

Jun 26, 11:41

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will be the largest OEM/ODM for handsets, tablets and desktops in 2015, company chairman Terry Guo claimed at its 2015 shareholders...

Digitimes Research: White-box players pushing 10.1-inch Windows tablets

Jun 25, 14:42

During a survey of southern China's white-box tablet supply chain recently, Digitimes Research found that Intel will not be able to supply its Cherry Trail-based solutions to white-box...

Foxconn, Pegatron, Inventec listed among top-10 handset manufacturers, says IDC

Jun 25, 14:32

Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics, Pegatron Technology and Inventec have been listed in the global top-10 handset manufacturers for the first quarter of 2015 by IDC. Other Taiwan-based...

Apple to increase flexible PCB purchases, say sources

Jun 25, 14:29

The forthcoming iPhone 6S series will feature Force Touch technology, which will demand more flexible PCBs (FPCB). As a result, Apple is set to increase orders to its FPCB suppliers...

Gigabyte Communications to withdraw from handset market

Jun 24, 22:19

Gigabyte Communications has decided to tentatively withdraw from the handset market after running the handset business line unprofitably for the past 11 years, according to industry...

HTC ships 4.75 million HTC One M9 in 3 months; unlikely to make new breakthrough in China

Jun 23, 22:21

HTC has so far shipped only 4.75 million units of its new flagship smartphone, the HTC One M9, since the model launched in the latter half of March, down 43.75% as compared to shipments...

Arima expects smartphone shipments to stay flat in 2015

Jun 23, 21:26

Arima Communications expects its handset shipments in 2015 to stay at the same level as in 2014 during which it shipped 10.59 million smartphones, according to company president Stephen...

Asustek counting on online sales to turnaround handset business

Jun 23, 15:31

The establishment of Asus Digital International (ADI), an e-commerce joint venture, by Asustek Computer and online shopping operator Uitox, has helped Asustek ramp up its smartphone...

Samsung pushing to release Galaxy S7 in 2H15

Jun 23, 11:00

In order to offset competition from Apple's next generation iPhone that is expected to be released in the second half of 2015, Samsung Electronics is pushing R&D for its next...

China market: Xiaomi launching consumer loan company, says report

Jun 18, 14:02

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology will launch an online consumer loan company in Chongqing, allowing the smartphone vendor to step into China's financial market, according...

Acer has no acquisition plans, says CEO

Newswatch - Jun 17, 14:05

Acer will continue to invest in its smartphone business but will not consider a merger or acquisition for the time being, according to company CEO Jason Chen.

Acer CEO Jason Chen

Taiwan market: Asustek to launch high-spec version ZenFone 2

Newswatch - Jun 17, 13:50

Asustek Computer plans to launch the flagship model of its ZenFone 2 series with 4GB RAM and 128GB ROM priced at NT$11,990 (US$388) in the Taiwan market on June 18, according to a...

Global wearable shipments to reach 45-50 million in 2015

Jun 17, 11:42

The release of the Apple Watch will help accelerate the growth of the wearable market, pushing global shipments of wearable devices to 45-50 million units in 2015, up 125-150% from...

Taiwan market: HTC ships over 1 million HTC Desire family smartphones

Jun 16, 21:23

HTC has shipped over one million units of its HTC Desire family products, including the HTC 816, HTC 820 and HTC 626, in the Taiwan market during the period from May 2014 to April...

HTC dismisses acquisition speculation

Jun 16, 15:22

HTC will not consider any possible acquisition offer from Asustek Computer, and it has not contacted Asustek to discuss the possibility for such a deal, the Taiwan-based smartphone...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches flagship Xperia Z3+ smartphone

Jun 16, 10:52

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its latest smartphones including the flagship Xperia Z3+ and mid-range M4 Aqua Dual in Taiwan and is looking to boost its share in Taiwan's...

Sony Mobile showcases the Xperia Z3+, M4 Aqua Dual
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    Microsoft Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM feature phone

    Microsoft has announced the new Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM, aimed at first-time mobile phone buyers, as well as people looking for a reliable backup device for their smartphones...

    Photo: Company, Jun 30.

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Apple Watch smartwatches

    Apple has announced that the Apple Watch will be available on April 24 to customers in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the UK and the US. The Apple Watch...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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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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2015 global notebook demand forecast
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    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.