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China market: Xiaomi unveils 5 new products

Mar 31, 21:56

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled five new products to celebrate its five-year anniversary. The new products include a pink edition Xiaomi Note, Hongmi 2A, Xiaomi 2 TV, Xiaomi scale...

Xiaomi scale

Lenovo plans to launch smartphones in Japan, says paper

Mar 31, 13:53

Lenovo plans to launch its smartphones in the Japan market starting 2015, according to a Japan-based Nikkei News report, citing sources at Lenovo Japan.

Sony Mobile aims to ship 38 million smartphones in FY2015, say sources

Mar 31, 11:33

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 38 million smartphones in fiscal 2015 (April 2015-March 2016), down slightly from 39.2 million units shipped in the previous fiscal year, according...

Asustek to add fingerprint ID function to ZenFone in 2H15, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 30, 23:02

Asustek Computer is planning to add fingerprint identification functionality to its ZenFone smartphones in the second half, at the soonest and the function will become a default feature...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

Mar 27, 13:12

Samsung Electronics has unveiled its new flagship family products, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy 6S Edge, in the Taiwan market and the new smartphones will be available starting April...

Samsung introduces the Galaxy S6 to the Taiwan market

Tablet vendors looking to tackle niche markets in 2015

Mar 26, 22:29

Tablet vendors are looking to tackle niche markets in 2015 including the industrial, commercial and education segments as the global tablet market is expected to take further hits...

Connected embedded navigation shipments to exhibit a CAGR of 31.6% between 2015-2020, says ABI Research

Mar 26, 22:17

Embedded navigation shipments will receive a much-needed boost with a CAGR of 31.6% between 2016-2020 as more and more consumer vehicles are sold with some form of embedded connectivity...

Lenovo separates mobile business unit by brand

Mar 26, 22:14

The Lenovo Group has separated its mobile business unit by brand, with its vice president Zhang Hui responsible for global sales of Lenovo brand smartphones, while vice president...

Apple rumored entry-level iPhone 6C to be made by Wistron

Mar 26, 15:05

Apple is reportedly planning to unveil a new range of iPhones in the second half, and among the new smartphones, the 4-inch entry-level iPhone 6C is expected to be manufactured by...

Apple to tap emerging markets again with iPhone 6C, say sources

Mar 26, 15:01

Apple reportedly plans to release a 4-inch iPhone model, tentatively referred to as iPhone 6C, to replace its predecessor the iPhone 5C in the second half of 2015, targeting the entry-level...

TSMC to supply chips for rumored iPhone 6S and 6C

Mar 25, 22:32

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will remain the major processor supplier for Apple in the second half of 2015 as the foundry will supply 20nm chips for an upcoming...

FPCB suppliers to enjoy better than expected sales in 1H15

Mar 25, 21:54

Sales momentum of iPhone 6 devices has continued in the first half of 2015, particularly in the second quarter, which will enable Taiwan-based flexible PCB suppliers including Zhen...

Apple to release 3 iPhone models in 2H15

Mar 25, 21:51

Apple will release three different iPhones in the second half of 2015, the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus and a 4-inch device currently being referred to as iPhone 6C, according to industry...

Apple Watch yields have been low but are increasing, say touch panel makers

Mar 25, 21:50

Following low yields for the Apple Watch in the first quarter of 2015 that reportedly were mostly below 50%, supply chain makers for the device including touch panel maker TPK have...

China market: Asustek launches new ZenFone smartphone

Newswatch - Mar 25, 15:50

Asustek Computer has launched its second-generation ZenFone smartphone in China with pricing starting at CNY1,299 (US$209) and the device is expected to pose a strong threat to China-based...

Digitimes Research: Samsung to rank as top smartphone vendor in 2015

Mar 25, 12:28

Samsung Electronics will lead the world's top-10 smartphone vendor rankings in 2015, followed by Apple, Lenovo, LG Electronics, Huawei, Xiaomi Technology, Microsoft, TCL Communication...

FIH Mobile likely to set up new production base in India

Mar 24, 22:17

FIH Mobile is likely to set up a new production base in India in order to produce handsets for local brand vendor Micromax as well as for China's Xiaomi Technology, according to industry...

China market buoying iPhone shipments

Mar 24, 20:58

Sales of Apple's iPhone 6 have been strong particularly in China driving growth in the smartphone's shipments, according to sources at upstream suppliers.

China market driving iPhone shipment growth

Microsoft to add services onto more Samsung devices

Mar 24, 15:53

Microsoft and Samsung Electronics have expanded their global partnership to bring Microsoft mobile productivity services to more consumers and business customers. Samsung is planning...

As tablets slow and PCs face ongoing challenges, smartphones to grab ever-larger share of SCD market through 2019, says IDC

Mar 23, 16:01

According to a new forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Smart Connected Device Tracker, the combined market of smartphones, tablets plus 2-in-1s, and PCs is set to grow from...

Motorola new production base to commence operations in mid-May, says report

Mar 23, 15:31

The new production base of Motorola Mobility in Wuhan, China will commence commercial production on May 11, according to a Chinese-language tech.sina.com report.

Foxconn denies iPhone 6 devices were stolen from plant

Mar 23, 12:00

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has issued a statement denying that some 4,000 handsets which were stolen from its plant in Zhengzhou, China were iPhone 6 devices.

HTC appoints Cher Wang as new CEO

Mar 23, 11:54

The board of directors of HTC has named Cher Wang, chairperson and co-founder of HTC, as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Former CEO Peter Chou will transition to a...

Taiwan market: LG launch curved LG G Flex 2

Mar 23, 11:17

LG Electronics has unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the LG G Flex 2, in the Taiwan market, and it will be available starting April 1.

LG launches LG G Flex 2

Sony to reduce TV and smartphone orders to Taiwan production partners

Mar 23, 11:14

In the wake of continued slow sales of its LCD and smartphone products, Sony is expected to lower the sales ratio of low-margin products and thus will adjust its outsourcing policy,...

FIH Mobile net profits up 118% in 2014

Mar 20, 15:27

FIH Mobile has reported revenues of US$6.83 billion for 2014, increasing 36.7% from a year earlier. Net profits for 2014 reached US$169 million, up 118% from the previous year.

Arima Communications may be hit by Sony Mobile decreasing orders

Mar 20, 15:09

Taiwan-based handset ODM Arima Communications is expected to face mounting pressure on its operations as its major client Sony Mobile Communications is likely to further reduce its...

Sony Mobile to reach revised smartphone shipment target for fiscal 2014, say Taiwan makers

Mar 20, 11:34

Sony Mobile Communications saw its smartphone shipments increase 20.2% sequentially to 11.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2014, bringing combined shipments for the first...

Asustek Computer to deal out 2014 dividend of NT$17

Stockwatch - Mar 20, 11:26

Asustek Computer on March 19 decided to distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$17 (US$0.54) for 2014, accounting for 64.86% of the corresponding net EPS of NT$26.21.

Commentary: Xiaomi heading for a bumpy road

Mar 20, 11:02

In just over three years Xiaomi Technology has become one of the top-five smartphone vendors globally, and company founder and CEO Lei Jun has stated that Xiaomi will aim to become...

Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments in 2015 to reach 1.401 billion units

Mar 19, 22:42

There will be 1.401 billion smartphones shipped globally in 2015, increasing on year by 16.4%, according to Digitimes Research.

Synnex Technology nets NT$3.16 for 2014

Mar 18, 15:12

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International on March 18 released its financial report for the fourth quarter of 2014, posting net EPS of NT$3.16...

Shipments of iPhone 6 devices to reach 53 million units in 1Q15, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 18, 15:11

Apple is expected to ship 53 million units of iPhone 6 devices in the first quarter of 2015, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report, citing data from Morgan...

Sony announces fiscal 3Q14 financial results

Mar 17, 19:59

Sony has announced its financial results for fiscal third-quarter 2014, ending December 31, 2014. Sales and operating revenues were JPY2.566 trillion (US$21.213 billion), an increase...

China vendors to ship over 50 million Android smartphones with fingerprint sensors in 2015

Mar 17, 15:27

Shipments of Android-based smartphones with fingerprint sensors by China-based handset makers are expected to reach over 50 million units in 2015, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

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    LG G Flex2 curved smartphone

    LG Electronics has announced the global rollout of its curved smartphone, G Flex2. Set within the G Flex2's contoured shape is a 5.5-inch Full HD plastic OLED display and an Octa-Core...

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