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Digitimes Research: Biometric sensor shipments to see CAGR of over 30% from 2017-2020

Apr 26, 11:40

Biometric sensor technologies are mainly separated into two major categories: the static type such as fingerprint, iris, face, palm vein recognition; and the dynamic type such as...

Android smartphones to continue to expand market share in 2017

Apr 25, 11:56

Competition for market share between Apple's iOS system and Android OS will remain keen in 2017, particularly in the China market, due to new models introduced by Apple and vendors...

Galaxy S8 materials costs highest by far compared to previous versions, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 24, 20:32

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$301.60, much higher than for previous versions...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments down in March

Newswatch - Apr 24, 11:46

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market totaled 599,000 units in March, down 5.82% on month and 10.86% on year, according to data compiled by local retail channels.

HTC to unveil new smartphone on May 16

Newswatch - Apr 21, 12:39

HTC has sent out invitations for a product event to be held in Taipei on May 16. The Taiwan-based vendor is expected to launch a new model of its HTC U family flagship products, according...

Taiwan market: LG launches new flagship smartphone, smartwatches

Apr 21, 11:49

LG Electronics has unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the LG G6, in the Taiwan market with the availability to begin on May 1. It is priced at NT$24,900 (US$816) unlocked.

LG unveils the G6 smartphone

Taiwan market: Huawei launches fashion smartphone nova lite

Apr 18, 12:29

China-based Huawei has launched its fashion smartphone, the Huawei nova lite, in the Taiwan market priced at NT$7,990 (US$262) unlocked.

Huawei nova lite

Lite-On Semi 2Q17 revenues to rise up to 20%

Apr 17, 21:24

Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, is expected to post revenue growth of 15-20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017 driven by robust shipments...

TSMC cuts foundry growth outlook for 2017

Apr 14, 12:14

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has revised downward its forecast for 2017 global foundry growth to 5% from 7% due to elevated inventory in the supply chain.

TSMC co-CEOs

Taiwan fabless IC firms seeing ramp-up of orders from China

Apr 13, 16:04

Taiwan-based IC design houses have seen orders placed by their China-based smartphone customers ramp up for the second quarter, with demand coming from China's first-tier smartphone...

Global smartphone output in 1Q17 down 23.2% on quarter, says TrendForce

Apr 12, 14:34

International vendors produced 307.049 million smartphones in total in the first quarter of 2017, shrinking 23.2% on quarter, according to Taiwan-based consulting company TrendForc...

Taiwan market: Huawei launches flagship smartphone P10 Plus

Newswatch - Apr 12, 11:16

Huawei has launched its new flagship smartphone, the Huawei P10 Plus, in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$23,900 (US$780) unlocked. The availability of the model will begin on April...

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales to heat up starting 2Q17

Apr 11, 14:18

Sales of smartphones in the Taiwan market are expected to gain momentum starting the second quarter of 2017, buoyed by the launch of new flagship models by a number of brand vendors,...

Handset ODM Arima sees revenues up in March

Stockwatch - Apr 11, 14:15

Handset ODM Arima Communications has reported revenues of NT$1.219 billion (US$39.8 million) for March, up 7.11% on month and 13.4% on year.

Not all China smartphone vendors to use AMOLED panels, say sources

Apr 6, 12:01

Not all of China-based brand smartphone vendors are to adopt AMOLED panels for their new models to be launched in 2017 due to concerns of insufficient supply of the panels and rising...

Taiwan market: Oppo leapfrogs Sony Mobile in smartphone vendor rankings

Apr 5, 14:07

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo outperformed Sony Mobile Communications for the first time to capture the fifth position with a 9.8% share in terms of shipment volume in the Taiwan...

Asustek, HTC under increasing pressure from China smartphone vendors

Apr 5, 11:57

Sales of smartphones by Asustek Computer and HTC in China, India and Southeast Asia have been affected by strong presence of China-based vendors in these markets, according to Taiwan-based...

Revenues from flexible AMOLED displays on pace to exceed rigid AMOLED panels in 3Q17, says IHS

Mar 29, 22:56

As demand for the flexible AMOLED displays continues to sharply increase, revenues are expected to reach US$3.2 billion in the third quarter of 2017, exceeding those of rigid AMOLED...

HTC, LG, TCL and Coolpad vying for next-generation Pixel smartphone orders, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 29, 12:10

HTC is competing with LG Electronics, TCL and Coolpad for the orders of the next-generation Pixel smartphones to be released by Google in 2018, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Digitimes Research: 3G/4G to become mainstream technology in India in 2016-2017

Mar 27, 11:47

India, with the number of its mobile users already exceeding one billion in 2015, the number of its broadband users accounting for 44.9% of Internet-access subscribers in the first...

Lenovo to push smartphone sales in Asia Pacific

Mar 24, 16:16

Lenovo expects sales of Motorola-brand smartphones to gain momentum in a number of markets in 2017, particularly in Asia-Pacific, according to William Tsai, sales director for Asia...

William Tsai, sales director for Asia Pacific at Lenovo

Lenovo plans to offer 3-5 Mods smartphone accessories a quarter

Mar 24, 12:00

Lenovo plans to launch 3-5 devices of its Mods family products a quarter to promote sales of its Moto Z series smartphones as well as the ecosystem built on the Mods modularized accessories,...

William Tsai, Asia Pacific sales director at Lenovo

Apple iPhone 6s tops list of best-selling smartphones for 2016, says IHS

Mar 23, 21:11

In terms of shipments, the iPhone 6s from Apple bested all competitors for sales in 2016, according to new analysis from IHS Markit.

Notebook vendors to hike prices 5-15% in 2Q17 due to rises in component costs

Mar 22, 14:36

To cope with increasing demand from smartphone vendors, component makers have been shifting their capacity to manufacture smartphone-use products. This has impacted the makers' supply...

Coasia, Sunnic enjoy robust demand for CMOS image sensors

Mar 21, 20:54

Robust CMOS image sensor demand will make a positive contribution to both Taiwan-based Coasia Microelectronics and Sunnic Technology & Merchandise, according to industry sources...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments see first on-year decline in 2016, says IDC

Mar 20, 11:47

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market decreased 18% on year to 8.74 million units in 2016, the first year-on-year decline in Taiwan's smartphone market, according to data...

China market: Oppo to build new R&D center, says report

Mar 16, 11:41

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo is expected to begin construction of a new R&D center in Dongguan, China at the end of 2017 with a capital input of CNY2 billion (US$289.29...

Oppo smartphone production lines in Dongguan

Taiwan market: Huawei launches black Mate 9, Porsche Design Mate 9

Mar 15, 14:49

Huawei has launched a black-colored Mate 9 in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$22,900 (US$740) unlocked. Additionally, it also introduced a limited edition Porsche Design Mate 9 priced...

Gary Tsao, president of wireless device business unit of Xunwei

LTPS LCD panels in growing demand from China smartphone vendors

Mar 15, 10:12

There has been increasing demand for LTPS (low-temperature poly-Si) TFT-LCD panels from China-based smartphone vendors as supply of AMOLED panels by Samsung Display has been insufficient,...

LG will not launch G6 in China, says report

Mar 14, 15:34

LG Electronics may not launch its latest flagship smartphone, the LG G6, in the China market, and eventually is likely to withdraw from the market due to heavy losses from its handset...

Qualcomm expanding Snapdragon 835 market share at the expense of MediaTek Helio X30

Mar 14, 15:00

Qualcomm has continued to expand the market share of its 10nm Snapdragon 835 SoCs at the expense of MediaTek as the Taiwan-based AP solution vendor will be unable to achieve volume...

Meizu to switch part of smartphone AP orders from MediaTek to Qualcomm in 3Q17, say sources

Mar 14, 11:48

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu, which currently supplies over 90% of its smartphones with MediaTek application processor (AP) solutions, is expected to begin largely adopting...

China smartphone vendors conservative about placing component orders

Mar 10, 15:58

Competition in China's smartphone market is getting keener, forcing some players including Huawei, Xiaomi, Vivo and LeEco to turn more conservative about placing orders with upstream...

HTC February revenues flat on month

Mar 7, 11:20

Smartphone vendor HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.669 billion (US$152 million) for February, growing 0.09% on month and 11.17% on year.

China market: Xiaomi, LeEco smartphone sales declining after price hikes

Mar 6, 12:17

China-based smartphone vendors Xiaomi Technology and LeEco reportedly have reduced their orders for parts and components recently as their smartphone sales have been affected by recent...

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    Huawei P10/P10 Plus smartphones

    Huawei has unveiled the P10 and P10 Plus smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2017, equipping P10 with Leica Dual-Camera 2.0 and the P10 Plus with Leica Dual-Camera 2.0 Pro Edition...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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    Acer Air Monitor

    Acer has recently announced its new air monitor designed to help people keep tabs on indoor air quality. The Acer Air Monitor allows real-time monitoring of key air quality indicators...

    Photo: Company, Mar 3.

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    Asustek ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphone

    Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone 3 Zoom, an ultra-thin 5.5-inch smartphone with a 5000mAh battery and a dual-camera system. The ZenFone 3 Zoom features dual-camera system consists...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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    Asustek ZenFone AR smartphone

    Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone AR, a smartphone that represents an advance in mobile virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies. The vendor said it is the...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    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...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

China smartphone touch-panel industry 2016 forecast
Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

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Analysis of China revised domestic semiconductor industry goals
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.