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Huawei, Xiaomi to hike adoption of in-house-developed smartphone APs

Aug 7, 11:25

Huawei Technologies and Xiaomi Technology are expected to increase adoption of in-house-developed ARM-architecture application processors (APs) in their own-brand smartphones. Huawei's...

Smartphone, tablet component suppliers unable to clear inventories until 4Q15

Aug 6, 15:17

The current high levels of inventory held by upstream component and part suppliers for smartphones and tablets are unlikely to ease until the fourth quarter of 2015 due to sluggish...

Foxconn denies signing pact with India-based Gautam Adani

Stockwatch - Aug 6, 14:12

Foxconn Electronics has denied a Taiwan media report indicating that it plans to team up with India-based Gautam Adani to jointly set up production lines for the manufacture of Apple...

Largan Precision reports revenues for July 2015

Stockwatch - Aug 6, 10:10

Largan Precision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.255 billion (US$166.43 million) for July 2015, representing a 2.9% increase on month and 49.54% increase on year.

Sony Mobile likely to outsource wearables to Taiwan ODMs

Aug 6, 10:01

Sony Mobile Communications is reportedly in talks with Taiwan-based ODMs for possible production of its smart wearable devices, including smartwatches and smart bands, in addition...

Xiaomi reportedly developing ARM solutions, paper says

Aug 5, 15:02

Xiaomi is engaged in the development of mobile processors based on the ARM chip architecture, and is expected to have the first in-house developed chips for handsets in early 2016,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments to remain flat in 2H15

Aug 5, 10:48

Combined handset shipments by Taiwan-based handset vendors and ODMs in the third and fourth quarters are likely to be lower than the amount they shipped in the second quarter, reflecting...

Inspection service company Sporton posts revenue growth in July

Aug 4, 14:57

Taiwan-based Sporton International, which provides mobile device testing and certification services, has announced consolidated revenues for July 2015 increased 1.1% sequentially...

Taiwan market: Acer sees strong sales at TCAS

Aug 4, 14:12

Acer has achieved better-than-expected results during the Taiwan Computer Application Show (TCAS) 2015 in Taipei, recording a sales growth of 40% compared to 2014. The results may...

iPhone 5c successor to feature FinFET chips, say sources

Aug 4, 14:02

Apple is not expected to launch a successor to the iPhone 5c this year, but will instead introduce its next-generation budget smartphones in second-quarter 2016 with the devices coming...

Sony Mobile to have Arima, FIH produce mid-range smartphones

Aug 3, 15:17

Sony Mobile Communications will have Taiwan-based ODMs Arima Communications and FIH Mobile produce mid-range smartphone models Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5 respectively, according...

Xiaomi and Huawei devices account for nearly 3rd of smartphones shipped in China in 2Q15, says Canalys

Aug 3, 14:48

Xiaomi regained its crown as the largest smartphone vendor in China with 15.9% market share in the second quarter of 2015, while Huawei saw its shipments rise 48% sequentially, the...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches new Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, Galaxy Grand Prime

Jul 31, 12:00

Samsung Electronics has launched upgrade versions of its entry-level smartphone the Galaxy Grand Prime and the entry-level tablet the Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 LTE in the Taiwan market, aiming...

Global smartphone shipments growth slows to 15% in 2Q15, says Strategy Analytics

Newswatch - Jul 31, 11:10

Global smartphone shipments grew 15% on year to reach 339.5 million units in the second quarter of 2015, which was the industry's slowest growth for six years, according to Strategy...

Motorola launches 3 smartphones

Jul 30, 11:43

Motorola has unveiled three smartphones, the Moto X Style, Moto X Play and Moto G, simultaneously in New York, London and Sao Paulo.

HTC to make investment in VR application provider WEVR

Jul 30, 10:43

HTC plans to take up 1.73 million shares, or a 15% stake, in virtual reality (VR) application provider WEVR for US$10 million, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock...

China Internet service company plans to invest in HTC, claims report

Jul 29, 15:46

China-based Internet security service company Qihoo 360 plans to acquire up to 31.5% share of Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC, according to a China-based it.sohu.com report,...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi to focus on mid-range to high-end smartphones

Jul 29, 15:10

Xiaomi Technology has adjusted its marketing strategy to promote its smartphones in Taiwan, shifting its focus to mid-range and high-end smartphones instead of low-priced models in...

Xiaomi sales director Henman Lee

China market: Meizu to start marketing fast mobile chargers, says report

Newswatch - Jul 29, 11:03

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu will start marketing its fast mobile charger, the Meizu Power Bank, at the end of July, priced at CNY149 (US$24). The fast charger supports MaxCharge...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy J7

Jul 28, 15:28

Samsung Electronics has launched its Galaxy J7 smartphone in the Taiwan market, targeting the entry-level to mid-range segment. The Galaxy J7 will be available at NT$7,990 (US$253)...

Taiwan supply chain makers expect ODM orders for Windows 10 smartphones

Jul 27, 19:59

Microsoft, having closed Nokia's factories and dismissed Nokia R&D staffs, is unlikely to invest much in own-brand Windows 10 smartphones and instead may partner with vendors...

Worldwide smartphone market posts 11.6% increase in 2Q15, says IDC

Jul 27, 19:48

Vendors shipped a total of 337.2 million smartphones worldwide in the second quarter of 2015, up 11.6% from the 302.1 million units shipped a year ago, according to IDC.

China produces over 760 million handsets in 1H15, says MIIT

Jul 27, 14:22

China-based makers produced 761.788 million handsets in total during the first half of 2015, decreasing 4.5% on year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology...

Commentary: Who will Nokia count on for its reentry bid to the smartphone market?

Jul 27, 14:10

It is no longer a speculation that Nokia will be back to the smartphone market, and consumers are likely to catch sight of Nokia-brand smartphones once again in 2016 at the earliest...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments by China vendors grow at moderate pace in 2Q15

Jul 27, 12:56

Smartphone shipments by China-based handset vendors totaled 114.3 million units in the second quarter of 2015, up 18.4% sequentially and 7.4% on year, according to the latest data...

China makers gain upper hand over Taiwan rivals in IoT orders

Jul 24, 12:07

Many Silicon Valley-based startups have chosen makers in Shenzhen, China, instead of Taiwan-based ODMs, for production of hardware devices for IoT (Internet of Things) applications,...

Broadband consumption being driven by mobile devices, says firm

Jul 24, 11:24

Broadband consumption is being driven by the proliferation of smartphones, which is at 37% global personal penetration, and tablet devices, with a global household penetration of...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches Mi Note 64GB

Jul 24, 10:52

Xiaomi Technology has launched its Mi Note 64GB version in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET).

Xiaomi Mi Note

Asustek, Taiwan ODMs benefit from growing demand for inexpensive smartphones in Japan

Jul 24, 10:46

There is increasing demand for inexpensive SIM-free smartphones in the Japan market and consequently ZenFone series models launched by Taiwan-based vendor Asustek Computer have been...

Taiwan market: HTC releases HTC One E9 dual sim

Jul 24, 10:44

HTC has added a new member to its HTC One family lineup, the HTC One E9 dual sim, in the Taiwan market. The new model will take on Samsung Electronics' newly released Galaxy A8 and...

The HTC Vive

Digitimes Research: Adoption of Wi-Fi by Apple Watch, Android Wear to encourage other vendors to follow suit

Jul 23, 09:56

The adoption of Wi-Fi technology by Apple Watch and Android Wear devices are expected to motivate other smartwatch and wearable device vendors to follow suit, according to Digitimes...

Huawei Device ships 48.2 million smartphones in 1H15

Jul 22, 15:18

China-based handset vendor Huawei Device, a subsidiary of Huawei Technologies, has reported that it shipped 48.2 million units in the first half of 2015, up 39% on year.

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm to cooperate with Microsoft, Allwinner for entry-level mobile device market

Jul 22, 10:55

Qualcomm aims to ramp up its penetration in the entry-level mobile device market by cooperating with Microsoft to launch low-cost Windows Mobile 10 products, while also cooperating...

India market: Intex to launch Sailfish OS-based smartphones

Jul 21, 21:54

India-based handset vendor Intex will cooperate with Jolla to launch Sailfish OS 2.0-based smartphones for sale in India and other emerging markets, according to industry sources.

Taiwan IT industries facing challenges from China supply chains, says MOEA

Jul 21, 16:00

A number of Taiwan's IT related industries, including IC design, LCD panel (touchscreen), camera module, battery and chassis, are facing severe challenges from the supply chain makers...

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    Sony SmartBand 2

    Sony Mobile has unveiled smart bracelet SmartBand 2, which is set to become available worldwide starting September. The SmartBand 2 features the same form factor and designs as...

    Photo: Company, Aug 24.

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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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