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Huawei Device to launch 8-core smartphone

Jun 25, 14:07

Huawei Device on June 24 unveiled Honor 6, an LTE-supporting Android 4.4.2 smartphone, for launch in the China market on July 1.

Google expected to partner with HTC to launch dual-brand 8.9-inch tablet

Jun 24, 20:18

Google is likely to announce a partnership with HTC to launch the third-generation Nexus, an 8.9-inch tablet, under Google/HTC dual-brand sale at Google I/O 2014, according to Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: MediaTek open platform to attract more wearable device vendors

Jun 24, 19:06

MediaTek's open LinkIt platform developed for wearable devices may offer opportunities for hardware developers to come out with wearable devices with killer applications rather than...

Arima Communications aims to ship 13 million handsets in 2014

Jun 23, 21:36

Taiwan-based ODM Arima Communications shipped 11.7 million handsets in 2013, of which over 95% are smartphones, and the company aims to ship 13 million units in 2014, according to...

Wearable device shipments to surge in 3Q14

Jun 23, 14:52

Wearable device shipments are expected to surge in the third quarter as most vendors have decided to launch devices during the quarter. Vendors which originally planned to release...

Digitimes Research: 7-inch tablet prices to continue dropping

Jun 23, 14:48

In the US tablet market, the lowest price point for a 7-inch brand tablet dropped to US$79 in June, according to Digitimes Research. With 7-inch tablet specifications gradually converging...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments to China unlikely to surpass 400 million units in 2014

Jun 23, 14:04

China smartphone vendors' shipments started weakening in mid-May with the upstream supply chain also seeing orders turning week despite the fact that several China-based smartphone...

Tablet hardware sales from branded OEMs likely to top US$85 billion in 2014, says ABI Research

Jun 23, 13:59

According to market intelligence firm ABI Research, the first quarter of 2014 was nothing to brag about for most tablet vendors, experiencing a 30% unit decline, though the market...

Compal Electronics expects non-notebook revenue proportion to rise to 30% in 2H14, says president

Jun 23, 10:24

Compal Electronics expects the proportion of consolidated revenues from product lines other than notebooks to increase from 20-21% in the first half of 2014 to 30% in the second,...

Taiwan market: Huawei introduces new flagship model

Jun 20, 16:01

Huawei has introduced its latest flagship smartphone, the Ascend P7, into the Taiwan market in cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT). The model, which comes with a 5-inch Full HD...

Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0 tablet and the Ascend P7 flagship smartphone

Taiwan market: TWM launches own-brand smartphone and 4G tablet

Jun 20, 15:53

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has unveiled the Amazing A8 Android 4.4.2 3G smartphone and Amazing P6 Android 4.4.2 4G tablet for launch in the Taiwan market in late June.

Digitimes Research: Japan-based DSC vendor shipments to fall 22.7% in fiscal 2014

Jun 20, 11:48

Observing Japan's mobile consumer electronics market in the second quarter of 2014, Digitimes Research found several key factors such as mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras (MILC)...

Digitimes Research: Amazon Fire smartphone to promote offline-to-online shopping business model

Jun 19, 16:02

Amazon announced its first own-brand smartphone, the Fire on June 18, 2014. Digitimes Research has commented that Amazon has not set the smartphone's price low to boost competition,...

Acer focusing on raising market share and gross margins, says CEO

Jun 19, 15:46

Acer CEO Jason Chen at the company's investors meeting on June 18, said that Acer has already stopped falling and is now turning to focus on raising its market share and gross margins...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Amazon Fire phone shipments estimated to reach 2-3 million by year-end 2014

Jun 19, 15:20

Total shipments of Amazon's Fire phones are expected to reach 2-3 million units by year-end 2014, which is unlikely to make a significant impact on the global smartphone market, according...

Amazon introduces Fire smartphone

Jun 19, 14:58

Amazon has unveiled Fire, the first smartphone designed by the company and features Amazon's Dynamic Perspective and Firefly. Dynamic Perspective uses a new sensor system to respond...

Amazon Fire smartphone

Smartphones to play major role in 2014 World Cup, says IAB

Jun 19, 14:52

Smartphone-owning soccer fans across the globe expect their mobile devices to take on a pivotal role when it comes to their FIFA World Cup 2014 experience, according to the Interactive...

China market: Coolpad is top 4G smartphone vendor in May, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 19, 11:47

Coolpad ranked as the top 4G smartphone vendor in the China market in May with a 23.1% share in the segment, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) cited Sino Market...

Wearable device shipments: Activity Trackers outsell smartwatches 4-to-1 in 1Q14, says ABI Research

Jun 18, 16:05

Activity Trackers dominated sales of wearable devices in the first quarter of 2014, outselling much-hyped smartwatches by 4-to-1, with 2.35 million devices shipped, according to ABI...

Smartphones to drive double-digit growth of smart connected devices in 2014 and beyond, says IDC

Jun 18, 16:01

Worldwide smart connected devices (SCDs) are forecast to grow 15.6% on year in 2014, reaching close to 1.8 billion devices according to IDC. Smartphone growth is expected to lead...

Wearable devices for use in medical segment are major focus at 2014 Optoelectronics Exposition

Jun 17, 15:50

Wearable devices for use in the medical segment will be a major focus for vendors at the 2014 Optoelectronics Exposition in Taipei, Taiwan, according to market observers.

Taiwan market: Xiaomi to sell Hong-mi Note exclusively through PChome

Jun 16, 21:40

China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology on June 16 unveiled its new smartphone model, Hong-mi (meaning Red Rice) Note, for sale in the Taiwan market at a contract-free retail price of...

Xiaomi Technology offers smartphone Hong-mi Note

Digitimes Research: Southeast Asia looks to strong replacement demand for smartphones

Jun 16, 15:56

The ratio of 3G/4G subscribers to total mobile phone users in Southeast Asia remains relatively low despite the fact that most countries in the region have already set up their 3G...

LG likely to ship 15-16 smartphones in 2Q14, say Taiwan sources

Jun 13, 12:04

LG Electronics is expected to see its smartphone shipments grow 20-30% sequentially to 15-16 million units in the second quarter of 2014, buoyed by the brisk sales of its latest flagship...

Intel prepared for emerging industries, says company president Renee James

Jun 13, 12:03

Intel president Renee James, during a recent interview, told Digitimes that the company and its partners in Taiwan are committed to developing smart devices with integrated designs...

Renee James, Intel president

Taiwan market: HTC launches HTC One mini 2 smartphone

Jun 13, 10:25

HTC has launched its HTC One mini 2 in the Taiwan market with a suggested retail price of NT$13,900 (US$463), targeting the mid-range 4G segment.

HTC One mini 2

MediaTek begins volume production of Aster solutions for wearable devices

Jun 11, 21:56

MediaTek will begin commercial production of Aster, its SoC solution for wearable devices, in June with initial shipments to reach two million units a month, according to industry...

Pegatron suffers 9% on-month revenue drop in May

Jun 11, 16:13

Pegatron Technology saw its consolidated revenues for May drop 9.09% on month and 8.55% on year to reach NT$65.89 billion (US$2.2 billion), with combined consolidated revenues from...

Wearable devices such as iWatch to spur sapphire market demand in 2015, says LEDinside

Jun 11, 15:29

Apple's reported iWatch, which is expected to be released in late 2014, will use sapphire watch covers, according to research firm LEDinside. If iWatch sales reach market estimations...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile to begin marketing Xperia Z2a, Xperia T3 4G smartphones in July

Jun 11, 15:10

Sony Mobile Communications has unveiled its latest 4G smartphones, the Xperia Z2a and Xperia T3, in the Taiwan market, aiming to catch up with rival vendors Samsung Electronics and...

Sony Mobile Xperia Z2a

Digitimes Research: Apple, Samsung remain top-2 smartphone vendors in 1Q14; Xiaomi, Coolpad enter top-5

Jun 10, 16:16

In the first quarter of 2014, Samsung Electronics and Apple together continued to account for almost half of the global smartphone market with LG Electronics staying in third position,...

China market: China Mobile launches first own-brand 4G smartphone M811

Jun 10, 11:55

China Mobile has launched M811, its first own-brand 4G smartphone, for sale in the China market at a contract-free retail price of CNY999 (US$160), according to China-based tec...

Synnex Technology sees decreased May revenues

Jun 9, 14:47

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$25.9 billion (US$859 million) for May, dropping 6.2% sequentially...

Computex 2014: Microsoft, Google showcasing expanded supply chain in Taiwan

Jun 6, 10:26

Microsoft and Google are showcasing their efforts to expand the supply chain ecosystems for their Windows Phone 8 smartphones and Chromebook notebooks in Taiwan at Computex 2014.

Trends in mobile computing technologies and component packaging

Jun 6, 10:18

2.5D interposer packaging technologies are being used in products ranging from Intel's Haswell/Broadwell processors to AMD's mobile high-performance GPU chips. DDR4, which is about...

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    Before Going to Press | Jul 29, 19:39

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