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  • Last update: Tuesday 25 March 2014 [214 news items]

Handset supply chains are seeing increased orders from Motorola for entry-level smartphones

Mar 25, 21:49

Handset supply chains are seeing increased orders from Motorola for entry-level smartphones that will be aimed for sale in emerging markets, according to industry sources.

Most smartphone vendors supporting Android Wear

Mar 21, 16:41

Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, HTC, Asustek Computer and Motorola have voiced support for Android Wear, Google's new platform for wearable devices.

Globalfoundries names ex-Motorola CEO as new chief

Jan 8, 14:26

Globalfoundries has appointed Sanjay Jha as the company's new chief executive officer, according to the contract chipmaker.

Motorola, LG to release new ODM smartphone orders to Taiwan-based suppliers

Jan 6, 13:28

Motorola Mobility and LG Electronics reportedly will release new ODM smartphone orders to Taiwan-based handset makers, a move which help Taiwan handset suppliers ease their over reliance...

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US market: Motorola employs aggressive pricing to boost sales

Dec 9, 12:13

Motorola Mobility has adopted a more aggressive pricing strategy to push sales of its smartphones in the US, aiming to compete more effectively against rivals such as LG Electronics...

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Nokia, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications to stay in tablet market

Nov 21, 16:10

Smartphone vendors Nokia, LG Electronics and Sony Mobile Communications are likely to continue to stay in the tablet market, while rivals including HTC, Motorola Mobility and BlackBerry...

China market: Branded smartphone vendors reshuffle top management to stay afloat

Aug 16, 15:44

A number of branded smartphone vendors have recently reshuffled the top management of their operations in China as they are struggling to stay afloat in the country's smartphone industry...

Taiwan major handset ODMs to generate profits in 3Q13, say sources

Aug 12, 14:17

Taiwan-based handset ODMs Compal Communications and Arima Communications have posted mixed results for July, but the two companies both are expected to generate profits in the third...

BlackBerry, Nokia to not launch 5-inch or above smartphones until end of 2013, say sources

Jul 29, 10:35

While vendors of Android smartphones have been competing each other fiercely in the 5-inch segment, vendors of other platforms, including BlackBerry, Nokia and Apple are unlikely...

LG may not cooperate with Google on Nexus 5

May 29, 21:08

South Korea-based brand LG has no plans regarding the development of Google's next Nexus smartphone, according to company executives.

China smartphone market: Sony Mobile, LG, Motorola in serious competition, say Taiwan makers

May 27, 21:46

In the China smartphone market, Samsung Electronics has performed well among international vendors while Sony Mobile Communications, LG Electronics and Motorola Mobility have fallen...

Google executive reshuffle may affect relationship with handset brands, say sources

Mar 15, 15:37

Google's Android chief, Andy Rubin, has stepped down from his current post. If Rubin is assigned to strengthen in-house handset products, it may affect Google's relationship with...

Motorola likely to bid farewell to Taiwan handset ODMs after Google sells plants to Flextronics

Dec 17, 13:01

The partnerships between Motorola Mobility and Taiwan-based handset ODMs such as Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) will begin to fade away, as Google, the parent company of Motorola,...

China market: Nexus 4 pricing to affect sales, prices of other brands, says report

Nov 13, 22:21

The aggressive pricing strategy adopted by Google for its Nexus 4 may affect sales of Xiaomi smartphones in China and may also force other brands including Samsung Electronics, Motorola...

Google aggressive pricing for Nexus 4 smartphone to affect sales of other brands

Oct 30, 21:45

Google's pricing of US$299-349 for its newly released 4.7-inch, quad-core Nexus 4 smartphone is lower than market expectations, and thus could affect the sales of Android-based smartphones...

Commentary: Nokia, Motorola, RIM may be sold in part amid mounting losses

Oct 24, 16:04

Nokia, Motorola Mobility and Research in Motion (RIM) are likely to be torn down and sold in parts, separately, due to continual losses at their handset businesses.

PC vendors recommended to target niche smartphone market to avoid direct competition

Oct 3, 14:56

Branded PC vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Asustek Computer, which plan to reignite their smartphone businesses, are recommended to offer models with strong application...

Chipset solution supply to play a key role in year-end smartphone sales, say sources

Sep 24, 12:08

The ability of smartphone vendors to secure sufficient supplies of key components, particularly chipset solutions, will be crucial for them to win in the sales competition during...

China-based Huawei, ZTE to step into tablet market, say sources

Sep 11, 12:19

While international smartphone players including LG Electronics, Motorola Mobility, RIM and Nokia have apparently retreated from the tablet PC market in order to focus on their core...

Nokia, Motorola introduce new smartphones

Sep 7, 01:35

Nokia and Motorola Mobility both introduced new smartphones on September 5, 2012. Nokia introduced two Windows Phone 8 models, the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820. Motorola launched three...

Shipments for panels used in Nokia and Motorola handsets decline

Sep 4, 01:45

Shipments for panels used in Nokia and Motorola handsets are continuing to decline in the third quarter despite the time period being the traditional busy season for consumer electronics...

More vendors to launch Atom-based smartphones, but market acceptance remains to be seen

Sep 3, 15:28

While market acceptance to Intel's Atom-chips for smartphones may become more clear in the fourth quarter of 2012 after its partners ZTE and Motorola Mobility launch Atom smartphones...

Partners expect Motorola to change its ODM strategy

Aug 23, 01:05

As Google has recently started reorganizing Motorola Mobility's manpower and product strategy, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs, observing from their orders, expect their handset orders...

Smartphone component makers turn to look for orders from feature phone market

Aug 21, 02:00

Smartphone component makers, seeing their shipments to smartphone brand vendors turning weak, have started seeking for orders from local and white-box feature phone players, according...

Competition in smartphone market to heat up in peak season

Aug 20, 13:11

Nearly all smartphone vendors including Nokia, Apple, Samsung Electronics, HTC and RIM will launch new flagship models in the August-September period, aiming to further ramp up, or...

Motorola product strategy adjustments expected to impact supply chain, say Taiwan makers

Aug 14, 14:42

Google has adjusted product strategies for Motorola Mobility after its acquisition, with a focus on high-end smartphones to be developed by the US-based R&D team and entry-level...

Lenovo and Motorola delay launch of Intel-based tablets

Jul 26, 01:25

Although Intel has been aggressively promoting the combination of its Medfield platform with Android for the smartphone and tablet PC markets, the recent decisions of the company's...

Motorola Mobility yet to see benefit from Google acquisition, say sources

Jul 12, 12:10

Despite the completion of the acquisition by Google in May 2012, Motorola Mobility is unlikely to benefit significantly from the deal and may not make a turnaround until 2013 at the...

Arima Communications to ship 6 million smartphones in 2012

Jun 28, 14:06

Buoyed by orders from clients in the US and Japan, Arima Communications is expected to ship six million smartphones in 2012, according to an industry estimate.

Motorola reportedly mulling exit from feature phone market, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 25, 11:35

Motorola Mobility reportedly plans to phase out from the feature phone market and may suspend its feature phone business by the end of 2012, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Branded handset vendors cutting orders to component suppliers, say sources

Jun 21, 10:57

A number of branded handset vendors, including Nokia, Motorola Mobility, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, RIM, HTC, Huawei Device and ZTE, have reduced...

Intel aggressively planning for the smartphone industry

Jun 21, 01:20

Intel's Medfield platform-based smartphones have recently received attention from handset players and telecom carriers such as Orange, Lenovo, Motorola Mobility, ZTE and India-based...

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China-based smartphone vendors to compete with big players with ultra-thin models

May 29, 14:21

China-based handset vendors have ventured into the production of ultra-thin smartphones, enhancing their strength to compete with international brands in the global market, according...

Newmax aggressively striving for notebook camera orders

Apr 24, 01:15

Taiwan-based optical lens maker Newmax Technology is aggressive trying to land high quality optical lens orders from ultrabook and notebook players, according to sources from upstream...

China market: Motorola moving into CNY1,000 smartphone segment, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 13, 14:46

Motorola Mobility has ventured into the CNY1,000 (US$159) smartphone segment in China with the launch of its XT390 smartphone in cooperation with China Unicom, according to a Chinese-language...

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    Motorola Droid Razer Maxx

    From the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Verizon Wireless and Motorola Mobility have announced an expansion of the Droid Razr family. In coming weeks, customers...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

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    Motorola Milestone XT701 smartphone

    Motorola and Taiwan-based carrier Chunghwa Telecom have co-launched the Milestone XT701 smartphone, which features a 3.7-inch WVGA touchscreen, 5-megapixel digital camera and the...

    Photo: Terry Ku, Digitimes, May 12.

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    Motorola MC75A enterprise digital assistant

    Motorola has announced the newest addition to its mobile computing portfolio, the MC75A 3.5G enterprise digital assistant (EDA). Available in two models, WAN/LAN and LAN only, the...

    Photo: Company, Mar 25.

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    Motorola Quench

    Motorola has announced the Quench with Motoblur, Motorola's Android-powered content delivery service. The Quench has a touchscreen design with a 3.1-inch high-resolution display...

    Photo: Company, Feb 24.

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    Motorola Devour

    Verizon Wireless and Motorola have announced the availability of the Motorola Devour in the US in March. This device features Motoblur, Motorola's Android-powered content delivery...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

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