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WP platform likely to become closed OS, forcing other brands to develop alternatives

Sep 3, 15:42

The Windows Phone (WP) platform is likely to become a closed OS after Microsoft completes its acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business, a development which will force...

Microsoft to acquire Nokia Devices and Services business

Sep 3, 13:38

Microsoft and Nokia have jointly announced that the boards of directors for both companies have decided to enter into a transaction whereby Microsoft will purchase substantially all...

China market: International brands enhance feature phone offerings

Aug 30, 14:43

While China's local handset makers have put all their efforts into grabbing a bigger slice of the smartphone market, international brands including Nokia and Samsung Electronics have...

India smartphone growth accelerates as large-screens take center stage in 2Q13, says IDC

Aug 30, 11:23

India's smartphone market almost tripled in shipments on-year in the second quarter of 2013, according to IDC.

Taiwan smartphone ODMs turn proactive instead of waiting for orders

Aug 28, 16:12

Taiwan-based smartphone ODMs Arima Communications and Compal Communications have landed greater-than-expected orders for large-size entry-level models thanks to their aggressive marketing...

China market: Smartphone vendors slashing WP8 phone prices to win market share

Aug 22, 21:42

Smartphone vendors, including Nokia, HTC and Huawei, have slashed the prices of their Window Phone 8 (WP8) models to below CNY1,000 (US$163) in the China market in order to compete...

Taiwan makers conservative about Nokia Windows RT tablet sales

Aug 19, 22:15

While Nokia will unveil its first Windows RT tablet at the end of September and will sell the model through cooperation with Verizon in the US market, Taiwan-based supply chain makers...

Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments to reach 950 million in 2013

Aug 19, 16:01

Global smartphone shipments reached 420 million units in the first half of 2013 and are expected to top nearly 950 million units for the full year, Digitimes Research has estimated...

China market: iPhone loses ground as local brands poised for growth, says TrendForce

Aug 19, 10:32

The iPhone now leads Samsung Electronics in the "brand recognition" category by only 1% in China's smartphone market, according to the most recent survey conducted by Avanti,...

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...

More smartphone brands shifting focus to mid-range models, say sources

Aug 5, 14:29

Smartphone vendors including Samsung Electronics and HTC have stepped up their purchases of parts and components for production of mid-range models as market demand for high-end models...

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...

Taiwan market: HTC maintains top smartphone vendor ranking in June, but market share falls

Jul 22, 11:55

HTC continued to maintain its top smartphone vendor ranking in the Taiwan market with a 35.4% share in terms of sales value in June, even though its market share was down 1.5pp from...

Nokia expected to release more ODM orders, say Taiwan makers

Jul 19, 14:03

Nokia is expected to release more handset orders, including smartphones and feature phones, to Taiwan-based ODMs to reduce its R&D expenses as the vendor is now focusing on Lumia...

Nokia Siemens offers lowest prices for China Mobile procurement

Jul 17, 11:48

Nokia Siemens Networks has offered the lowest prices in a bid to supply 207,000 TD-LTE base stations to China Mobile, according to China-based tech.sina.com.

Nokia brings zoom to smartphones, says IDC

Jul 15, 10:46

Nokia has announced the latest addition to its Lumia range of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones, the Lumia 1020. It has high-end specifications including a 4.5-inch AMOLED screen,...

Even at US$20, Nokia 105 proves profitable for Nokia, says IHS

Jul 2, 14:12

With its ultra-low-cost handset (ULCH) designated as the Nokia 105, Nokia has shown how it can be done: by sticking to a limited set of features and employing a highly integrated...

Compal Communications to ship Nokia Windows Phone 8 smartphones in 3Q13

Jun 27, 21:40

Nokia may launch the new Lumia 1020 smartphone in New York, US, in July 2013. The product has a 41-megapixel camera. Nokia also plans to introduce entry-level and mid-range Lumia...

Western European mobile phone market declines in 1Q13, driven by smartphone slowdown, says IDC

Jun 26, 11:39

The Western European mobile phone market shrank in the first quarter of 2013 due to a lower than expected slowdown in the smartphone shipments, according to IDC. Total shipments dropped...

Excitement ebbing on WP8, say Taiwan makers

Jun 10, 22:24

International smartphone vendors other than Nokia have become less interested in adopting Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WP8) platform mainly because WP8 has had a global smartphone market...

Asia to be largest LTE market, says Nokia Siemens Networks greater China head

May 24, 14:30

Asia is expected to be the largest LTE market among regions around the world in 2015, Greater China president Markus Borchert for Nokia Siemens Networks said at the LTE Marketing...

Asia Pacific leads worldwide mobile phone sales growth in 1Q13, says Gartner

May 16, 22:10

Worldwide mobile phone sales to end users totaled nearly 426 million units in the first quarter of 2013, a slight increase of 0.7% from the same period in 2012, according to Gartner...

Nokia introduces Asha 501

May 10, 15:59

Nokia has unveiled the first of a new Asha family of smartphones, the Asha 501, targeting the sub-US$100 budget smartphone segment in emerging markets, including India, Latin America...

Nokia names new China chief

May 8, 16:00

Nokia has appointed Eirk Bertman to serve as its new general manager of Nokia China, effective June 1, 2013. Bertman will replace outgoing Gustavo Eichelmann who will resign for personal...

Nokia shifts panel orders to Innolux and CPT amid Samsung adjustment

May 8, 15:09

Nokia is reportedly shifting some of its panel orders away from Samsung Display to Taiwan-based Innolux Corporation and Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) as a result of recent TFT LCD...

Nokia, BlackBerry to steal spotlight with new models or roadmaps in mid-May

May 6, 21:27

Nokia and BlackBerry will try to steal the spotlight from the market and smartphone users in mid-May as the two vendors will unveil either new smartphones or product roadmaps in huge...

HTC wins patent lawsuit over Nokia in Germany; production not affected by Netherlands injunction ruling

Apr 25, 21:29

The District Court of Mannheim, Germany, has dismissed a complaint filed by Nokia accusing HTC of infringing patent EP 1581016, covering a communications network terminal for accessing...

New HTC One shipments likely to be affected by microphone supplies, say sources

Apr 23, 14:55

Shipments of HTC's new flagship model, the new HTC One, might be jeopardized again after the District Court of Amsterdam issued recently a preliminary injunction, prohibiting STMicroelectronics...

Nokia reports increased Lumia shipments but decreased revenues for 1Q13

Newswatch - Apr 19, 14:11

Nokia has reported that shipments of its Lumia phones increased 27% on quarter to 5.6 million units in the first quarter of 2013, reflecting increasing momentum.

Arima, Compal Communications to benefit from Sony Mobile orders

Apr 10, 21:49

Taiwan-based smartphone ODM firms Compal Communications and Arima Communications are likely to see on-quarter revenue growth in the second quarter due to new smartphones from Sony...

Apple acquisition of WiFiSlam heating up competition for location-based indoor services, say sources

Mar 27, 14:26

Apple's recent announcement for the acquisition of WiFiSlam, an indoor GPS solutions startup, appears to have attracted much attention as the move is likely to heat up competition...

Galaxy S4 to extend Samsung lead in 2013 handset market, says IHS

Mar 21, 15:58

Samsung will extend its mobile handset market share lead over its nearest competitor to 11 percentage points in 2013, thanks to the launch of its latest Galaxy S handset, IHS iSuppli...

Innolux sees steady panel demand from Nokia

Mar 19, 15:14

Handset vendor Nokia is reportedly putting in steady orders to its panel providers such as Innolux Corporation, which is expected to help Innolux bump up its revenues in 2013, according...

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Innolux becomes largest handset panel supplier for Nokia, say Taiwan makers

Mar 8, 14:14

Innolux has obtained 30-35% of orders for panels used in Nokia handsets, becoming Nokia's largest handset panel supplier, according to Taiwan-based supply chain sources.

MWC 2013: Nokia launches four new mobile phones

Newswatch - Feb 26, 14:47

Nokia has announced four new smartphones – the Nokia Lumia 720, Lumia 520, Nokia 105 and Nokia 301 – at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) and has said it will strengthen...

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    Microsoft Nokia X2 smartphone

    Microsoft Devices Group has unveiled the Nokia X2, the newest addition to the expanding Nokia X family smartphones. The new Nokia X2 provides access to Android apps and Microsoft...

    Photo: Company, Jun 26.

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    Nokia X family

    Nokia has unveiled its X family smartphones that run Android apps and Microsoft services. The Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL are priced to capture the fast-growing affordable smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Mar 6.

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    Nokia Lumia 920

    Nokia has announced the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Nokia Lumia 820, the first devices in Nokia's Windows Phone 8 range. Both phones will be available in pentaband LTE and HSPA+ variants...

    Photo: Company, Sep 6.

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    Nokia CDMA Windows Phone in China

    China Telecom and Nokia have announced the Nokia 800C, the first CDMA Windows Phone in China and Nokia's first Lumia phone for the world's largest smartphone market. The partnership...

    Photo: Company, Mar 29.

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    Nokia Lumia 900

    At the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Nokia and AT&T announced the Nokia Lumia 900, the first of Nokia's Windows Phone-based range to feature high-speed LTE connectivity...

    Photo: Company, Jan 13.

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