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Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 5 in mid-August, say sources

Jul 14, 14:17

Samsung Electronics will unveil its new flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 5 in New York on August 12 and launch the model in major markets on August 14, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

Middle East and Africa smartphone market to top 155 million units in 2015, says IDC

Newswatch - Jul 13, 21:14

Middle East and Africa (MEA) smartphone shipments are set to total 155 million units in 2015 after increasing 66% on year to more than 36 million units the first quarter of the year,...

Foxconn Vietnam investment plan rejected

Jul 13, 14:59

Investment Promotion Agency under Vinh Phuc Province, northern Vietnam, has rejected a US$200 million investment plan proposed by Taiwan-based EMS provider Foxconn Electronics, according...

Foxconn plans to build 10-12 plants in India in 5 years

Jul 13, 14:50

The Foxconn Group plans to establish 10-12 plants to create over one million job opportunities in India before 2020, according to chairman Terry Gou.

Pegatron sees decreased June revenues

Jul 13, 10:45

Pegatron has reported its June consolidated revenues reached NT$70.011 billion (US$2.26 billion), down 0.80% sequentially and 6.45% on year.

Synnex sees increased June revenues

Jul 10, 10:46

Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$25.66 billion (US$828 million) for June, increasing...

China ZACEEZ to become largest handset production base worldwide

Jul 10, 10:42

China government-developed Zhengzhou Airport Comprehensive Economic Experimental Zone (ZACEEZ) in northern China has a cluster of nearly 70 handset supply chain makers currently and...

Foxconn reports increased sales for June

Jul 10, 10:19

Foxconn Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$318.56 billion (US$10.27 billion) for June, up 5.62% sequentially and 0.49% on year.

Large-screen smartphone shipments to rise 66% in 2015, says IC Insights

Jul 9, 10:16

Large-screen smartphones, or phablets with displays of five inches or greater, are on track to surpass worldwide shipments of tablet computers in 2015, according to IC Insights. The...

BlackBerry to roll out Android-based smartphones in 2H15, say sources

Jul 9, 09:27

BlackBerry reportedly plans to roll out multiple models of Android-based smartphones in the second half of 2015, with Taiwan-based handset ODMs, including Foxconn Electronics, Compal...

Worldwide device shipments to grow 1.5% to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, says Gartner

Jul 8, 20:26

Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are expected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, a 1.5% increase from 2014 and down from the...

Digitimes Research: Shipments of Intel CPU-based Android tablets to decline in 2015

Jul 8, 14:12

Global shipments of Android-based tablets powered by Intel CPUs are expected to drop to 10.8 million units in 2015, down from14.23 million shipped a year earlier. Meanwhile, sales...

China market: Asustek bullish about smartphone sales in 2015, says report

Newswatch - Jul 8, 11:44

Asustek Computer is bullish about its smartphone sales in the China market in 2015 as it aims to become one of the top-10 smartphone vendors there, the China-based sohu.com...

HTC sees June revenues drop

Stockwatch - Jul 7, 15:54

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.679 billion (US$280.48 million) for June 2015, representing a 19.55% drop on month and 60.4% drop on year. The monthly figures were...

Inspection firm Sporton reports record revenues for 2Q15

Jul 7, 15:40

Taiwan-based Sporton International, which provides mobile device testing and certification services, saw its second-quarter revenues climb to a quarterly high of NT$820 million (US$26.5...

Taiwan market: Oppo to launch Mirro 5s, R7 smartphones

Jul 7, 15:38

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo will start marketing its Mirro 5s in the Taiwan market on July 9, with plans to unveil its new R7 smartphone in the local market one week later.

Oppo R7

Samsung slashes handset panel pricing to bump up orders

Jul 7, 15:05

As shipments of Samsung Electronics smartphones have been lower-than-expected in the market, Samsung Display has suffered in handset panel shipments and therefore has reduced pricing...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2Q15 handset shipments up 18.6% on quarter

Jul 7, 14:48

Taiwan-based brand handset vendors and handset ODMs shipped a total of 20.82 million handsets in the second quarter of 2015, increasing 18.6% on quarter but decreasing 1.6% on year,...

China market: Meizu ships 8.9 million smartphones in 1H15

Jul 7, 10:54

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu has reported that it shipped 8.9 million smartphones in the first half of 2015, increasing 540% from a year earlier period.

Foxconn Electronics to produce Xiaomi, Asustek smartphones for sale in Brazil

Jul 6, 22:02

China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology will soon its launch entry-level Hong Mi (Red Rice) 2 smartphone in the Brazil market and Taiwan-based vendor Asustek Computer will also launch...

HTC posts net losses of over NT$8 billion in 2Q15

Stockwatch - Jul 6, 16:05

HTC has posted revenues of NT$33.01 billion (US$1.076 billion) for the second quarter of 2015, meeting the low-end target of its revised guidance of NT$33-36 billion.

Digitimes Research: Shipments of white-box phablets suffer first on-year decline in 2Q15

Jul 6, 15:44

Shipments of phablets by China-based white-box suppliers suffered their first year-on-year decline in the second quarter of 2015, affected by unfavorable global market conditions...

Pegatron China subsidiary recruiting workers for new iPhone, says report

Jul 6, 10:34

Protek (Shanghai), a Pegatron subsidiary in eastern China, began to recruit workers at the end of June in preparation for starting OEM production for new iPhone devices in August,...

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,...

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.

Meizu MX5

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
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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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