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Prices for handset peripheral chips falling

Aug 24, 11:14

Prices for handset peripheral chips have started to fall, squeezing further profits generated from phones, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Sharp to launch Aquos Z2 smartphone for high-end segment

Aug 23, 11:07

Sharp plans to launch its new flagship smartphone, the Aquos Z2, in the Taiwan market on August 25, according to the vendor's local sales agent Commtiva Technology.

After successive decline for 2 quarters, India smartphone market recovers with 17% growth in 2Q16, says IDC

Aug 22, 15:33

According to the IDC's Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, India's smartphone market revived after declining for two successive quarters by registering 27.5 million units of smartphones...

Fingerprint sensor penetration in smartphone market to rise above 50% in 2017

Aug 18, 15:01

The penetration rate for fingerprint-recognition sensors in the smartphone market will rise above 50% in 2017 from about 40% in 2016, according to industry observers. The ratio reached...

China market: Xiaomi, Apple see smartphone shipments decline sharply in 2Q16, says IDC

Newswatch - Aug 18, 11:12

Xiaomi Technology saw its smartphone shipments decline 38.4% on year to 10.5 million units in the China market in the second quarter of 2016 during which other major local rivals...

HTC to see sales improve in 4Q16 on release of new phones

Newswatch - Aug 18, 09:54

HTC is likely to see its sales improve significantly in the fourth quarter of 2016 as the vendor is expected to launch a new mid-range smartphone at the end of September and possibly...

Smartphone shipments to grow 5% in 2016 when Apple posts first annual decline, says Canalys

Aug 16, 14:00

Worldwide smartphone shipments will reach just over 1.4 billion units in 2016 representing a 5% on-year increase, according to Canalys. During the year, Apple is set to post its first...

Asustek 2016 smartphone shipments to fall short of target, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 16, 11:16

Asustek Computer is expected to ship 22-23 million smartphones in 2016, falling short of its target of 25 million units set for the year, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments in China up slightly in 2Q16

Aug 15, 16:10

Smartphone Shipments in the China market totaled 149 million units in the second quarter of 2016, representing an increase of 2.7% on quarter and 14.3% on year, according to data...

Acer smartphone chief to leave, likely to head Qualcomm Taiwan

Aug 15, 10:39

Acer has announced that ST Liew, co-president of Acer's BYOC Smart Products Business unit, will leave the company. The announcement follows local media reports indicating that Liew...

Acer smartphone business chief ST Liew

China market: Huawei adjusting strategy to protect domestic smartphone market

Aug 12, 13:52

Huawei will launch more entry-level and mid-range smartphones for sale in the China market to fend off increasing competition from local rivals Oppo and Vivo in the two segments,...

Sales of iOS smartphones up in US and EU, down in China in 2Q16, says Kantar

Newswatch - Aug 12, 11:51

Sales of iOS-based smartphones returned to growth in the US and in the three major markets in the EU – the UK, Germany and France – but continued to suffer on-year declines...

Asustek sees decreased July revenues

Aug 11, 10:39

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$33.34 billion (US$1.04 billion) for July, decreasing 21.34% on month and 3.49% on year, and NT$255.94 billion for January-July,...

Taiwan market: Samsung expected to ship 500,000 Galaxy Note 7s

Aug 9, 15:17

Samsung Electronics has launched its new flagship model, the Galaxy Note 7, in the Taiwan market, and sources at the local retail channels expect the Korea-based vendor to ship over...

Galaxy S7 edge is top-selling Android phone in 1H16, says Strategy Analytics

Newswatch - Aug 5, 11:00

Samsung Electronics's Galaxy S7 edge was the world's top-selling Android smartphone model in the first half of 2016, according to Strategy Analytics. Samsung currently aslo accounts...

Oppo smartphone shipments marred by tight AMOLED supply

Aug 4, 12:06

Shipments of smartphones by China-based Oppo may fall short of its revised goal of shipping 90-100 million units in 2016 due to insufficient supply of AMOLED panels from Samsung Display,...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments total 607,000 units in June

Aug 3, 11:57

Shipments of smartphones totaled 607,000 units in the Taiwan market in June 2016, down from the 641,000 units shipped in the previous month and 640,000 units shipped a year earlier,...

Global smartphone shipments stay flat in 2Q16, says IDC

Newswatch - Aug 2, 10:55

Global smartphone shipments reached 343.3 million units in the second quarter of 2016, up 3.1% on quarter and 0.3% on year, according to the latest data from IDC.

Huawei Technologies to add 15,000 retail stores globally in 2016

Aug 1, 21:57

China-based vendor Huawei Technologies, in line with its target global sales of 140 million smartphones in 2016, will add 15,000 retail stores around the world in 2016, according...

Spreadtrum LTE chipset adopted for new Samsung smartphone

Jul 29, 10:46

Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its quad-core LTE mobile chipset, the SC9830i, has been adopted for a new Samsung smartphone slated for launch shortly.

Samsung 2Q16 operating profits rise 18% on brisk smartphone sales

Jul 28, 15:11

Samsung Electronics has announced operating profits of KRW8.14 trillion (US$7.24 billion) for the second quarter of 2016, up 21.9% on quarter and 18% from a year earlier, while revenues...

BlackBerry launches new Android smartphone

Newswatch - Jul 27, 21:33

BlackBerry has launched its second Android smartphone, the DTEK50, priced at US$299. The DTEK50 features a 5.2-inch display with a 1920 by 1080 resolution, Qualcomm 8-core Snapdragon...

OLED to become leading smartphone display technology in 2020, IHS says

Jul 27, 11:04

Although liquid-crystal display (LCD) has dominated mobile phone displays for more than 15 years, organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display technology is set to become the leading...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan smartphone ODM/OEM shipments drop in 2Q16

Jul 25, 20:29

Taiwan-based ODMs/OEMs shipped 12.06 million smartphones in the second quarter of 2016, slipping 13.5% on quarter and 43.5% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Vendors to launch smartphones supporting biometrics recognition

Jul 25, 12:27

Smartphone brands have been gearing up efforts to develop biometrics recognition technology, aiming to ramp up their market share with high-end models featured biometrics functionality,...

China market: Oppo raises 2016 smartphone shipment target to 100 million units, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 25, 10:36

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo reportedly has raised its shipment target for 2016 to 100 million units, from the revised 80 million set in June, according to a Chinese-language...

Sharp to roll out new smartphone utilizing MediaTek 10-core chip, says report

Newswatch - Jul 22, 11:52

Sharp is reportedly engaged in the development of a new smartphone utilizing MediaTek's 10-core Helio X20 chip (dubbed MT6797).

Tight LCD panel supply for smartphones in July, says Sigmaintell

Jul 20, 12:43

Due to peak demand in the third quarter and already decreased production capacity, there has been short global supply of smartphone-use a-Si TFT-LCD panels and consequently July quotes...

Kinsus 2Q16 profits to rise 48%, says report

Stockwatch - Jul 19, 13:49

IC substrate supplier Kinsus Interconnect Technology is expected to post an about 48% sequential increase in second-quarter profits, buoyed by new product rollouts by its mobile device...

Smartphone vendors crossing into notebook market for growth

Jul 18, 15:57

China-based Huawei and Xiaomi have entered the notebook market and Korea-based smartphone brand vendors Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are also releasing products for the...

Qualcomm sues Meizu for patent infringement

Jul 15, 11:19

Qualcomm filed lawsuits against China-based smartphone vendor Meizu for infringing its patents at the end of June in Beijing and Shanghai, China. Other players such as Oppo and Vivo...

Flagship phone demand might disappoint in 2H16

Jul 12, 14:26

Smartphone vendors might see sales of their flagship models disappoint in the second half of 2016 due to lack of upgrades, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.

Arima Communications sees shipments down in June

Stockwatch - Jul 12, 11:01

Handset ODM Arima Communications has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.341 billion (US$41.4 million) for June, slipping 37.50% from the previous month as smartphone shipments...

Asustek new products expected to improve 2H16 operations

Jul 11, 15:36

Asustek Computer had slow performance in the first half as demand for notebooks continues to weaken, and the company has been reducing its existing ZenFone shipments in preparation...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches new consumer electronics

Jul 11, 11:52

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi has launched its new consumer electronics in Taiwan including the 6.4-inch Xiaomi Max smartphone, the Mi Air Purifier 2 and the Mi Smart LED Lamp...

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  • Local governments in China temporarily suspend PV installation applications

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    Before Going to Press | 9h 31min ago

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