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Smartwatches for children a prime target for vendors in China

Feb 4, 15:08

Smartwatches with GPS tracking and SOS alert functions are being targeted by vendors in China with an emphasis on the children's market.

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to tumble 30% sequentially in 1Q15

Feb 4, 14:52

Global tablet shipments are expected to plunge by 30% sequentially to 52.15 million units in the first quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes Research.

Inventec to set up production lines in India

Feb 4, 14:04

Inventec plans to set up production lines at a leased factory in Chennai, southern India, with production to begin at the end of the second or beginning of the third quarter of 2015,...

Taiwan handset ODMs to perform differently in 2015

Feb 4, 10:38

Taiwan-based handset ODMs Compal Electronics and Inventec are set to ramp their shipments in 2015 after the consolidation of their associated companies Compal Communications and Inventec...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments in China top 100 million units in 4Q14

Feb 3, 22:03

Shipments of smartphones in the China market grew 10.8% on quarter and 13.2% on year to 103.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2014, driven by the release of iPhone 6 devices...

Shipments of iPhone devices to top 50 million units in 1Q15, say Taiwan makers

Feb 3, 15:31

Shipments of iPhone devices are expected to top 50 million units in the first quarter of 2015, increasing 14.4% from 43.7 million units shipped in the year earlier period, according...

Supply chain sees weak demand for Xiaomi's Mi4 model in 4Q14

Feb 3, 14:16

Supply chain shipments for Xiaomi Technology's Mi4 were weaker-than-expected in the fourth quarter of 2014, while those for the company's previous Hongmi model remained steady.

Supply chains conservative about Xiaomi Mi4 orders

Lenovo to unveil 3 Motorola smartphone models in China

Feb 2, 21:50

China-based vendor Lenovo, following completion of acquiring Motorola Mobility from Google, will unveil three Motorola smartphone models, Moto X, Moto X Pro and Moto G, in Beijing,...

Samsung handset orders to pick up in March, say supply chains

Feb 2, 14:13

Following a slowdown in January and February 2015, supply chains expect to see orders for handsets from Samsung Electronics pick up in March.

30% of Huawei smartphones in 2015 to be high-end products

Jan 30, 14:22

Huawei Device is aiming to develop more high-end and mid-range smartphones in 2015, with high-end units expected to make up 30% of its handset product portfolio during the year.

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...

Samsung to increase smartphone production in India, says paper

Jan 29, 14:38

Samsung Electronics, in view of fast growing demand for smartphones in India, will invest INR5.17 billion (US$84.23 million) in its smartphone factory there to expand production,...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches high-end smartphone Galaxy Note Edge

Jan 29, 11:15

Samsung Electronics has introduced its high-end smartphone, the Galaxy Note Edge, into the Taiwan market, priced at NT$28,900 (US$924) unlocked.

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments grow 16.9% sequentially in 4Q14

Jan 29, 11:04

Although white-box tablet shipments declined in the fourth quarter of 2014, global overall tablet shipments in the quarter still grew sequentiallyby 16.9% to reach 74.77 million units...

HTC sponsors eSports teams Cloud 9, Team Liquid, Team SoloMid

Jan 28, 22:21

HTC has made an entrance into the eSports arena sponsoring three teams: Cloud 9, Team Liquid and Team SoloMid (TSM).

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments drop 8.8% sequentially in 4Q14

Jan 28, 21:59

Shipments of smartphones by China-based vendors declined 8.8% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014, affected by weaker than expected sales for some brand vendors, according...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi ships 100,000 smart bracelets in less than 2 months

Jan 28, 15:25

Xiaomi Technology has sold 100,000 units of its Xiaomi smart bracelets in the Taiwan market in less than two months. The vendor aims to ship 500,000 smart bracelets in the local market...

Xiaomi smart bracelets

Huawei aims to ship 100 million smartphones in 2015

Newswatch - Jan 28, 15:15

China-based Huawei targets to ramp up its smartphone shipments to over 100 million units in 2015, increasing 33.3% from 75 million units shipped a year earlier, according to the co...

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,...

Acer to sell Liquid Z200 via cooperation with Bookoff in Japan

Jan 27, 21:55

Acer on January 27 announced that up to 30,000 units of its Liquid Z200, its 4.0-inch Android 4.4.2 smartphone, will be available for sale in the Japan market through Bookoff, the...

Foxconn to assist China handset brands expanding sales in emerging markets in 2015

Jan 27, 21:53

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will make assisting its China-based handset clients including Xiaomi Technology, Meizu and MIT boost their sales to emerging markets...

Samsung starts smartphone production lines in Indonesia, says report

Jan 27, 15:07

Samsung Electronics' production lines for smartphones in Indonesia have reportedly started operating recently, according to a Korean-language Edaily report citing sources...

China market: China vendors to beef up competition for CNY2,000-3,000 segment, say sources

Jan 26, 23:16

China-based smartphone vendors, including Xiaomi Technology, Lenovo, ZTE and Coolpad, all plan to strengthen their presence in the CNY2,000-3,000 (US$320-478) smartphone segment in...

Acer looks to stable smartphone business, says CEO

Jan 26, 16:35

Acer's smartphone business has not yet turned profitable, but it will continue to adopt a stable business model to look for business opportunities in the market, according to company...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Digitimes Research: China players becoming strong threat to first-tier brand vendors

Jan 23, 14:04

Observing vendors' showcases at CES 2015, Digitimes Research believes first-tier notebook brand vendors' 2-in-1 devices are expected face fierce price competition from China's white-box...

LG ships 59.6 million smartphones in 2014, say reports

Jan 23, 13:56

LG Electronics shipped 59.6 million smartphones globally in 2014, increasing 25.2% from 47.6 million units shipped a year earlier, according to media reports from Korea.

Taiwan market: iPhone 6 devices record largest market share in December

Jan 23, 11:49

Buoyed by continued strong sales of iPhone 6 devices, Apple ranked as the top smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market in December both in terms of sales value and volume, according...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone industry to report shipment growth of 8.6% for 4Q14

Jan 22, 15:47

During visits to firms in China's smartphone supply chain in November and December 2014, Digitimes Research found that their shipments to the domestic market were weak in the fourth...

Digitimes Research: CES 2105 highlights new developments of parts and components for smartwatches

Jan 22, 12:22

Smartwatch vendors were exhibiting new prototypes and newly developed parts and components, mainly displays, watchbands and sensors, to test the market responses during the recently...

Acer aims to double smartphone shipments in 2015, says CEO

Jan 22, 10:47

Acer expects its smartphone shipments in 2015 to double from 4-5 million units shipped a year earlier, according to company CEO Jason Chen. This means Acer aims to ship about 10 million...

Taiwan market: HTC to ramp up sales through retail channels

Jan 21, 21:56

HTC plans to strengthen its cooperation with open retail channels to promote sales of its smartphones in the Taiwan market, aiming to ramp up the ratio of channel sales to 35-40%...

Global smartphone shipments grow nearly 26% in 2014, says TrendForce

Jan 21, 14:42

Global smartphone shipments totaled 1.167 billion units in 2014, increasing 25.9% from a year earlier, according to TrendForce.

Rising competition from China supply chain: Q&A with Compal president Ray Chen

Jan 21, 11:18

Compal Electronics was one of the pioneers that relocated its major production base to China from Taiwan in 1990 and has since then transformed itself into an IT conglomerate with...

Compal president Ray Chen

ZTE looks to ship 60 million smartphones in 2015

Jan 20, 21:56

China-based handset vendor ZTE is expected to ship 60 million smartphones in 2015, increasing 25% from 48 million units shipped a year earlier, according to an industry estimate.

Pegatron confident about maintaining Apple orders in 2015, says chairman

Jan 20, 20:20

Pegatron chairman TH Tung has responded to stock market analysts' concerns that Pegatron may see decreased Apple orders in 2015 because Wistron and Compal Electronics have become...

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