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Nokia smartphones to feature Zeiss optics

Jul 7, 10:22

Nokia-branded phone vendor HMD Global and ZEISS have signed a partnership that will see the two companies co-develop imaging capabilities and bring the Zeiss optics back to Nokia...

Commentary: Power-saving is key concept in smartphone design

Jul 7, 10:00

While new smartphone models for 2017 boast quite a few fresh features such as full screens, OLED panels, biometric systems, quick charge and wireless charge applications, these features...

New smartphone features are designed to save power consumption.

Taiwan foundries to see 8-inch fabs run at full utilization till October

Jul 6, 15:23

Taiwan-based pure-play foundries including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) will see...

Xiaomi buys patents from Nokia

Jul 6, 15:16

Xiaomi Technology has acquired a swathe of patents from Nokia, according to an announcement by the two companies.

China market: VR sales to grow at CAGR of 80% in 2018-2021, says firm

Jul 5, 14:42

Sales of VR devices, content and related services in the China market are expected to grow by a CAGR of over 80% from CNY10 billion (US$1.47 billion) in 2018 to CNY79.02 billion in...

Taiwan ODMs consider suspending ties with LeEco

Jul 5, 14:00

Taiwan-based Compal Electronics is evaluating all possible situations in order to decide whether it will continue to cooperate with China-based LeEco amid the deterioration of its...

China smartphone vendors shifting panel orders away from Taiwan

Jul 5, 11:08

With Taiwan-based panel makers experiencing tight production capacity for 18:9 all-screen panels, China-based smartphone vendors such as Vivo have shifted some orders to local panel...

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Fierce competition brings down fingerprint sensor prices

Jul 4, 11:44

Fierce competition among fingerprint sensor suppliers has already brought down prices to less than US$2, with many players even quoting their products to as low as less than US$1.5,...

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AMobile forms partnership with Konka to tap China market

Jul 3, 20:41

AMobile Intelligent has disclosed it has formed a strategic partnership with Konka Group for tapping the China market of IoT-based smart city solutions.

Meizu to use MediaTek Helio X30 in upcoming smartphone, says report

Jul 3, 20:35

China-based Meizu will launch its flagship smartphone, the Meizu Pro 7, in July, with the device to be powered by MediaTek's Helio X30 SoC chip, according to a report from Taiwan's...

Taiwan market: Apple first store opens on July 1

Jun 30, 14:31

Apple Taipei 101 opens July 1 at 11am, bringing Apple’s products, services and in-store experiences to customers in Taiwan for the first time.

Apple Taipei 101 store

MWC Shanghai 2017: HTC aims to cut a major chunk of China VR market

Jun 29, 16:41

HTC is highlighting its Viveport platform as well as setting up a VR arcade zone to demonstrate its HTC Vive and VR platforms for gaming, entertainment, medical/health care, education...

htc at MWC Aais 2017

MWC Shanghai 2017: Lenovo, Meitu, Vivo show off new models, new technologies

Jun 29, 15:38

China-based smartphone vendors, including Lenovo, Meitu and Vivo are showcasing their latest models at MWC Shanghai 2017 aiming to ramp up their presence in the global market.

MWC Shanghai 2017 opens, highlighting 5G technology

Jun 29, 12:19

The 4-day MWC Shanghai 2017 kicked off on June 28, with top-tier telecom players including China Mobile, China Unicom, Huawei, ZTE and Ericsson highlighting their latest 5G technologies...

MWC Shanghai 2017

China and India to account for half of all new mobile subscribers added by 2020, finds GSMA study

Jun 29, 12:17

China and India, the two most populous countries in the world, will account for almost half of all new mobile subscribers expected to be added worldwide by the end of the decade,...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi to open stores, says paper

Jun 28, 15:48

China-based Xiaomi Technology, in addition to its online shopping website, is planning to establish a total of five physical stores in Taiwan in the second half, according to a Chinese-language...

China smartphone vendors ramping orders at IC firms

Jun 28, 11:46

China-based smartphone vendors including Oppo and Vivo have stepped up their pace of chip orders, while Huawei, Xiaomi Technology and Gionee are expected to increase their chip orders...

Yield rates, OLED supply may be key in new iPhone shipments

Jun 27, 14:52

Industry sources have predicted shipments of upcoming iPhones could be interrupted, with yield rates at assembly plants and the supply of OLED panels likely to become issues.

Global VR investments in 1H17 exceed those in 2016, says HTC executive

Jun 27, 13:22

Global investments in the VR industry in the first half of 2017 already exceeded the total amount injected in 2016, according to Alvin Wang Graylin, president of HTC Vive Greater...

HTC Vive Greater China president Alvin Wang Graylin (left)

China economy, society to fully embrace 5G

Jun 26, 20:36

China will apply 5G mobile technologies in the construction of key infrastructures needed to fully digitalize its economy and society, ushering in a new era for the nation's development...

Taiwan market: HMD Global launches Nokia 5, Nokia 3

Jun 23, 16:30

HMD Global has launched Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), priced at NT$5,390 (US$177) and NT$3,990, respectively,...

Nokia 5 and 3

Huawei, Oppo and Vivo likely to ship fewer-than-expected smartphones in 2017

Jun 23, 11:59

China's top-3 smartphone vendors, Huawei, Oppo and Vivo, have quietly lowered their smartphone shipments goals set for 2017 due to difficulties ramping up shipments significantly...

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Jason Chen becomes Acer chairman

Jun 22, 15:18

Acer has appointed its chief executive officer (CEO) Jason Chen as chairman as part of the company's latest management reshuffle which also saw it get a new chief financial officer...

Taiwan market: Oppo launches R11 in local market

Jun 22, 13:23

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo has launched its new smartphone, the Oppo R11, in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$15,990 (US$525) unlocked.

The Oppo R11

Arima expects robust growth in 2017

Jun 22, 11:31

Taiwan-based handset ODM Arima Communications expects its shipments and revenues to increase significantly in 2017 as it has secured large-volume orders from a domestic smartphone...

Arima

Smartphone makers may see component shortages in 2H17

Jun 20, 15:17

As production for new iPhones is expected to begin in third-quarter 2017 and many Android smartphone vendors will also launch new models in second-half 2017, demand for handset components...

China accounts for 7 of top-10 leading smartphone suppliers in 2016, says IC Insights

Jun 19, 15:41

Seven of the world's top-10, and 10 of the top-14 smartphone companies listed for 2016 were headquartered in China. Two South Korea-, one US- and one Taiwan-based companies made up...

Inventec appoints new chairman, president

Jun 19, 08:59

Inventec's board of directors has elected Tom Cho, currently chairman for affiliate company Inventec Solar Energy, as the new chairman and appointed Maurice Wu, currently company...

New Inventec chairman Tom Cho (right) and president Maurice Ho

Handset component business outlook positive in 2H17

Jun 16, 15:47

Business prospects for handset part and component suppliers in the second half of 2017 are positive, driven by traditional peak season effects in the third quarter and new models...

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Sales of HTC U11 better than expected

Jun 16, 14:06

Sales of HTC's new flagship smartphone, the HTC U11, have been better than expected since its launch in May, with shortages in some markets unable to be fulfilled until early July,...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches ZenFone AR smartphone

Newswatch - Jun 14, 21:15

Asustek Computer has officially launched its first AR-enabled smartphone, the ZenFone AR, in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$24,900 (US$824) unlocked.

Asustek CEO Jerry Shen demos ZenFone AR

Acer to focus on niche smartphone segment

Jun 14, 14:44

Acer will continue its smartphone business focusing on niche-market products, according to Jerry Kao, president of the company's IT products business.

Jerry Kao, president of Acer IT products business

Arima Communications sees revenues up on month in May

Stockwatch - Jun 13, 14:58

Handset ODM Arima Communications has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.765 billion (US$58.455 million) for May, up 10.98% on month but down 17.73% on year.

China market: JD.com starts using drones for deliveries

Jun 13, 14:51

China-based e-commerce giant JD.com has started delivery services using drones in four cities, including Xian, Chengdu and Suqian, in China, according to the company.

DJ.com demonstrating operation of its delivery drone

China market: Oppo unveils next-generation R11, R11 Plus smartphones

Jun 13, 13:23

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo has unveiled the new generation of its R-series family, the Oppo R11 and R11 Plus. The R11 Plus comes with a 6-inch AMOLED display, while the Oppo...

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