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Delta, Furukawa land heat-pipe orders from LG, say Taiwan makers

Dec 2, 16:03

Following Samsung Electronics' adoption of heat-pipes for its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy Note 7, Korea-based LG Electronics reportedly is also planning to adopt heat-pipes for smartphones...

Global 4G smartphone shipments to top 1 billion units in 2016, says IDC

Dec 2, 11:10

Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to reach 1.45 billion units with an on-year growth rate of 0.6% in 2016, according to IDC. Although growth remains positive, it is down...

Falling smartphone IC ASPs discouraging device vendors from developing chips in-house

Dec 1, 15:09

Device vendors including Xiaomi, LG Electronics and Sony have all expressed their intention to develop smartphone chips in-house. Nevertheless, the average selling price for smartphone...

MediaTek enhances deca-core chip lineup

Dec 1, 14:54

MediaTek has announced new additions to its Helio X20 family of high-end mobile processors. The new Helio X23 and X27 offer the next level in user experiences by improving the overall...

Apple reportedly begins to reduce orders for iPhone 7, say sources

Dec 1, 11:37

Apple reportedly has begun to reduce orders for iPhone 7s as initial sales momentum has started fading, according to sources from Taiwan's handset supply chain.

Leading China smartphone vendors reportedly to form consortium to secure AMOLED supply, say reports

Nov 30, 21:46

First-tier China-based smartphone vendors Huawei Technologies, Oppo, Vivo and BBK, due to concerns that Apple may monopolize supplies of smartphone-use AMOLED panels from Samsung...

China vendors to continue to serve as major players in global smartphone market in 2017

Nov 28, 22:40

China-based smartphone vendors will continue to be the major players in the global smartphone market in 2017, with Huawei, Oppo and Vivo to take the third, fourth and fifth positions...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments up slightly in October

Newswatch - Nov 24, 15:56

A total of 722,000 smartphones were sold in the Taiwan market in October, increasing 5% from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail channels.

Global smartphone shipments to grow 4.5% in 2017, says TrendForce

Newswatch - Nov 24, 15:23

Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 4.5% on year to reach 1.4 billion units in 2017, according to market research firm TrendForce.

HTC denies rumors of selling its smartphone business

Newswatch - Nov 24, 13:44

HTC has rejected market rumors saying that it plans to sell its struggling smartphone unit to China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology.

Apple captures 91% share of global smartphone profits in 3Q16, says Strategy Analytics

Nov 23, 21:36

Apple captured a record share of profits in the global smartphone industry in the third quarter of 2016, according to Strategy Analytics.

MediaTek intros technology enabling 4K video streaming

Nov 21, 22:59

MediaTek has announced the launch of its UltraCast technology, a chipset-enabled streaming technology enabling users to enjoy 4K video content generated by their smartphones and stream...

Huawei to ramp up its share in global smartphone, notebook and tablet markets in 2017

Nov 21, 11:06

China-based Huawei Technologies is expected to step up its cooperation with Taiwan-based ODMs to ramp up its share in the global smartphone, notebook and tablet markets, according...

China market: 500 million smartphones to be shipped in 2016, says Sigmaintell

Nov 18, 15:50

As China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom have offered subsidies for purchasing smartphones to promote 4G subscriptions, 2016 smartphone shipments to the China market are expected...

India market: Smartphone shipments grow 17.5% in 3Q16, says IDC

Nov 16, 14:20

Smartphone shipments reached 32.3 million units in the India market in the third quarter of 2016, increasing 17.5% over the previous quarter, according to data compiled by IDC.

Smartphone shipments to grow at single-digit rates through 2020, says IC Insights

Nov 15, 15:35

Total smartphone shipments are forecast to grow by 4% in 2016 to 1.49 billion units after jumping by 13% to 1.43 billion in 2015, according to IC Insights. Moreover, smartphone shipments...

Demand for AMOLED panels from China smartphone vendors rising

Nov 15, 14:34

Supply of AMOLED panels for smartphone applications could be short of demand in 2017 due to increasing purchases from China-based smartphone vendors, according to sources from the...

Taiwan IC design houses to benefit from strong smartphone shipments by Oppo, Vivo

Nov 14, 14:47

Taiwan-based IC design houses, including MediaTek, FocalTech Systems and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT), are to see their shipments gain a boost in 2017 due to increasing orders...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments by Taiwan makers lower than expected in 3Q16

Nov 14, 10:28

Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs declined 35% on year to 12.36 million units in the third quarter of 2016, according to data compiled by Digitimes...

Asustek to unveil Google Tango-enabled smartphone at CES 2017

Nov 14, 09:48

Asustek Computer will unveil its first AR-enabled smartphone, the ZenFone AR, during the forthcoming CES 2017. The smartphone will support Google Tango, according to company CEO Jerry...

MediaTek October revenues fall to 6-month low

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 20:28

MediaTek has posted its weakest monthly revenues in six months on seasonal factors.

HTC reports decreased sales for October

Nov 7, 10:56

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.17 billion (US$259.64 million) of October, decreasing 12.43% on month and 8.66% on year. For the first 10 months of 2016, revenues totaled...

Oppo tops China smartphone market for first time, says IDC

Nov 3, 16:18

The China smartphone market grew 5.8% from a year earlier and 3.6% sequentially in the third quarter of 2016, with Oppo and Vivo overtaking Huawei for the first time in the market,...

Android phones account for 88% of global smartphone shipment in 3Q16, says Strategy Analytics

Newswatch - Nov 3, 16:05

Global smartphone shipments reached 375 million units in the third quarter of 2016, with Android operating system capturing a record 88% global market share, according to the latest...

China market: Oppo to contend with Huawei for top smartphone vendor title in 2017

Nov 3, 15:36

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo will continue to contend with rival company Huawei for the number one position in China's smartphone market in 2017 as it has seen its sales momentum...

Sony Mobile lowers smartphone shipment target for fiscal 2016

Nov 2, 14:08

Sony Mobile Communications has lowered the target of its smartphone shipments for fiscal 2016, which ends March 2017, to 17 million units from the previous forecast of 19 million...

India market: Xiaomi and Lenovo smartphone shipments climb, says Canalys

Nov 2, 11:52

India's smartphone market grew by over 20% on year in the third quarter of 2016 with shipments breaking the 30 million mark, according to Canalys. Samsung's shipments grew in line...

Taiwan market: Oppo launches mid-range A39 smartphone

Nov 1, 11:45

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo has introduced a mid-range smartphone, the A39, into the Taiwan market, priced at NT$7,490 (US$237) unlocked.

Oppo selfie phone A39

Component shortages putting pressure on smartphone players

Oct 26, 22:10

With component quotes rising rapidly due to shortages, sources from the upstream supply chain expect second-tier or lower smartphone players to face increasing pressure from competition...

HTC losses narrow for 3Q16

Oct 26, 11:16

HTC managed to narrow its net losses to NT$1.8 billion (US$57.1 million) in the third quarter of 2016, down from NT$3.1 billion recorded a quarter earlier. EPS for the third quarter...

Component shortages expected in PC market after November

Oct 24, 20:51

With smartphone vendors having been aggressively placing short-term orders for the fourth quarter, several component suppliers have been delaying their shipments to PC vendors recently...

China smartphone vendors to buy more panels and other parts from local suppliers in 2017

Oct 21, 14:12

China-based smartphone vendors are expected to purchase more parts and components such as LCD panels from local suppliers for their smartphone production in 2017 amid their growing...

India market: 35 million smartphones shipped in 3Q16, says Counterpoint

Newswatch - Oct 21, 11:43

Shipments of smartphones totaled 35 million units in India in the third quarter of 2016, increasing 21% on quarter and 25% on year, according to data released by Counterpoint Technology...

Verizon launches MediaTek-powered smartphone

Oct 21, 10:13

Verizon Wireless has launched the first-ever MediaTek-powered CDMA/LTE smartphone. The LG Stylo 2 V marks its debut as a certified smartphone chipset provider for Verizon, according...

Huawei confident of reaching 2016 smartphone shipments target, say reports

Oct 18, 14:24

China-based vendor Huawei Technologies has shipped over 100 million smartphones globally so far in 2016 and is confident of attaining its goal of shipping 140 million units for the...

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    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

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