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  • Last update: Wednesday 28 January 2015 [276 news items]

Asia-based vendors take lead in offering of 5-inch smartphones

Oct 16, 15:20

Following the steps of Samsung Electronics, a number of branded vendors in Asia including LG Electronics, Pantech, Sharp, Panasonic and HTC as well as some China-based handset makers,...

Taiwan market: Prices for large-size LCD TVs drop

Oct 16, 10:40

In the Taiwan market, the retail price for 50-inch LCD TVs launched by Taiwan-based vendor Chimei has fallen to below NT$30,000 (US$1,000) and a 65-inch LED-backlit 3D TV launched...

Korea-based panel makers expected to lose tablet panel market share in near future, say sources

Oct 12, 10:41

LG Display and Samsung Electronics now hold a 60% market proportion of panels produced for tablets but will most likely start to lose ground to Panasonic, Sharp and AU Optronics (AUO)...

Sharp procures 40-inch LCD TV panels to Samsung, say sources

Oct 11, 13:54

Samsung Electronics is reportedly starting to procure as many as 100,000 40-inch LCD TV panels from Sharp's 10G production line per month, according to industry sources.

Sharp decreasing in-house production of 32-inch TV panels

Oct 5, 10:55

Japan-based Sharp has been reducing production of 32-inch LCD TV panels at its 8G plant to fewer than 100,000 units a month because of increasing price competition and high production...

Sharp begins production of 5-inch Full-HD LCD panels

Oct 3, 12:08

Sharp has started production of 5-inch full-HD (1080 by 1920) LCD panels for smartphones with a pixel density of 443 ppi. Production began at the end of September 2012 and full-scale...

Foxconn, Sharp may launch 60-inch LCD TV in October, say Taiwan makers

Oct 3, 10:02

Foxconn Electronics and Sharp have been cooperating to develop a 60-inch LCD TV model for sale under the brand SIO, which is likely to be launched in October, according to industry...

Sharp plans to withdraw solar panel production in EU and US

Sep 28, 01:10

Japan-based Sharp plans to cut solar panel production in Europe and the US. The firm plans to gather resources and focus on Japan and other Asia markets. Sharp hopes to increase its...

Global LCD TV shipments to reach 215-220 million units in 2013

Sep 27, 16:45

Global LCD TV shipments are estimated to reach 215-220 million units in 2013, growing by 5-10% from an estimated 200-205 million units shipped in 2012, according to Taiwan-based TV...

Novatek looks to higher than expected sales, profits in 3Q12

Sep 25, 15:45

LCD driver IC vendor Novatek Microelectronics is expected to post better-than-expected revenues and profits in the third quarter of 2012, buoyed by booming sales of smartphones and...

Commentary: Falling TV and handset sales tangle Sharp in financial woes

Sep 17, 12:05

Japan-based Sharp is in deep financial trouble, lacking cash to pay back short-term loans. In addition, Sharp's business structure and the shrinking global economy mean it will be...

Proportion of 50-inch and above LCD TVs to increase in 2013, says Digitimes Research

Sep 14, 15:48

The proportion of overall LCD TV sales for TVs sized 50-inch and above is expected to increase from 5% in 2012 to as high as 15% in 2013 due to decreasing prices, according to figures...

Market observers hold mixed views on Sharp TV growth in 2H12

Sep 14, 01:35

Market observers hold mixed views about Sharp's TV growth in the second half of 2012 due to decreases in the company's TV shipments during the first half as well as reduced targets...

Sharp, LG slash large-size LCD TV prices in North America

Sep 10, 11:10

Japan-based TV brand Sharp recently lowered its price of 60-inch LCD TVs in the North America market. To compete, LG Electronics decided to reduce the price of its 55-inch LCD TVs...

Foxconn president needs to negotiate cooperation deal with Sharp, says Acer founder

Sep 7, 14:21

Terry Guo, president of the Foxconn Group, is under pressure to negotiate an investment and business cooperation agreement with Japan-based Sharp. Guo must succeed as the result of...

Sharp puts of collateral as share price tumbles

Sep 6, 16:45

Sharp's share price fell in trading by as much as 7.2% to JPY194 (US$2.47) on Thursday (September 5), increasing the company's decline so far in 2012 to 71%.

Foxconn aiming to get involved in Sharp operations

Sep 3, 15:00

After rumors that Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Sharp's cooperation plans may fail started circulating because Foxconn chairman Terry Guo did not attend a scheduled...

Foxconn denies rumored issues concerning Sharp cooperation

Aug 31, 16:45

Terry Guo, chairman of Foxconn Electronics, failed to attend a scheduled press conference in Japan on August 30 to announce details of its investment in Sharp, sparking rumors that...

Reported Sharp and Foxconn Electronics 60-inch TV to be priced US$1,199

Aug 29, 01:30

Sharp and Foxconn Electronics are reportedly preparing to release a 60-inch TV which will feature 1080p resolution and a price tag of US$1,199 in North America soon, according to...

Sharp and Foxconn new 60-inch TV to pose challenges for Korean rivals

Aug 8, 01:10

Sharp and Foxconn's new 60-inch TV model that is rumored to be released later in 2012 may pose strong challenges for high-end models made by Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics...

People should focus on the new business mode created by Foxconn/Sharp cooperation, says Acer founder

Aug 7, 14:49

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) investment in Japan-based Sharp, pointed out that people should turn their focus from Sharp's...

Foxconn reiterates agreement to take a stake in Sharp with price to be renegotiated

Aug 6, 12:08

Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reiterated that it has reached an agreement with Sharp to renegotiate the prices for purchasing a stake in the Japanese...

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Sharp to cut 5,000 jobs as losses continue

Aug 3, 10:47

Sharp has announced that it will cut 5,000 jobs, as it reported losses for its fiscal first quarter (ended June 30, 2012) and lowered its sales forecast for fiscal 2012.

Foxconn and Sharp to release new TV model, says sources

Jul 31, 01:00

Foxconn Electronics and Sharp will soon be releasing a new LCD TV in the Taiwan market using a new brand name, according to sources. The new model is rumored to be 60 inches in size...

Foxconn is reportedly aiming to acquire board seat at Sharp

Jul 20, 16:55

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), after receiving three board seats in Sharp Display Product (SDP) on July 17, is now reportedly aiming to acquire seats in SDP's parent...

Commentary: Japan government needs to do more to protect domestic solar industry

Jul 13, 14:47

The government in Japan recently announced lucrative solar feed-in-tariffs that have sparked discussions about Japan becoming the world's second-largest solar market. However, it...

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E Ink and Sharp sign patent cross-licensing agreement

Jul 13, 14:36

E Ink, the world's largest electronic paper display (EPD) supplier has signed a patent cross-licensing agreement with Sharp to use TFT and LCD technologies.

Intel, Shuttle, Samsung, Lenovo, Asustek competing for education market

Jul 12, 01:10

Facing Apple iPad's domination of the consumer market, several tablet PC vendors including Intel, Asustek Computer, Shuttle, Samsung Electronics and Lenovo are all turning aggressively...

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FIH undertaking ODM production of smartphones for Sharp

Jul 2, 11:18

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a maker of handsets belonging to the Taiwan-based Foxconn Group, is developing 4-5 entry- to mid-range Android smartphones with 4.3-5-inch screens...

Foxconn aims to land iTV orders by investing in Sharp, says CMI former executive

Jun 29, 01:30

Foxconn Electronics' investment in Sharp is aimed at securing iTV orders from Apple, which will be a positive development for the flat panel industry if the strategy works, according...

Foxconn Group suffers book loss of over NT$6.4 billion from investment in Sharp

Jun 25, 12:28

Four members of the Foxconn Group made a combined investment of JPY66.907 billion (US$30.9 million) in Japan-based Sharp for a 9.88% stake, but have suffered a total book loss of...

Sharp to launch 5-inch smartphone in China, Taiwan in 3Q12, say sources

Jun 20, 13:57

Sharp is expected to launch a 5-inch smartphone in China and Taiwan simultaneously in the third quarter of 2012 targeting the entry-level and mid-range segments, according to industry...

Panel makers express different opinions over Foxconn-Sharp cooperation

Jun 15, 14:57

BOE CEO Yanshun Chen has said Foxconn and Sharp's recent cooperation will create a new business model in the industry and create a multiple-win situation that will provide Sharp an...

Sharp and Sony to terminate joint venture to produce and sell large-sized LCD panels and modules

Jun 14, 10:50

Sharp and Sony has recently announced that their joint venture relationship to produce and sell large-sized LCD panels and modules will terminate, and that Sony will sell its shares...

Japan market: PV FIT is high; so are barriers for foreign vendors

Jun 12, 14:41

The Japan government will begin to provide a feed-in tariff (FIT) rate of JPY42/kWh (US$0.53/kWh) for roof-top solar PV systems, estimated to lead to a high internal rate of return...

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    Touch Taiwan 2013: Sharp showacses high SNR projective capacitive touch panel system

    Sharp, which made its first appearance at Touch Taiwan this year, sports its high SNR projective capacitive touch panel technology. The technology includes a thinner product design...

    Photo: Alex Wolfgram, Aug 30.

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    Sharp to introduce LED lamps for home uses

    Sharp will introduce into the Japanese market nine models of LED lamps with high energy efficiency and long service life. These mercury-free lamps have the same standard screw-in...

    Photo: Sharp, Aug 25.

  • Microsoft+Kin+Two+Windows+phone

    Microsoft Kin Two Windows phone

    Microsoft has announced Kin, a new Windows-based social networking phone. Its hardware design was developed in partnership with Sharp to create a social phone portfolio with two...

    Photo: Company, Apr 15.

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    Sharp 3D touchscreen LCD panel

    Sharp has developed a 3D touchscreen LCD that can switch between 2D and 3D modes. Users can view 3D images without the need to wear special glasses, making this LCD ideal for mobile...

    Photo: company, Apr 7.

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    CES 2010: Sharp LC-60E88UN 240Hz 60-inch LCD TV

    Sharp introduced a 240Hz 60-inch LCD TV, the LC-60E88UN at CES 2010. The LC-60E88UN employs Sharp's proprietary full HD 1080p X-Gen LCD panel with UV2A technology and 10-bit processing...

    Photo: Company, Jan 21.

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