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  • Last update: Friday 18 April 2014 [535 news items]

Taiwan market: TV brands to introduce large-size Ultra HD TVs in 2013

Apr 16, 15:12

Japan-, and Taiwan-based brands will be introducing new products that focus on large-sizes and high resolutions during the second quarter of 2013.

Japan Display has begun to see profits, says president

Apr 12, 10:43

Japan display has begun to make profits and aims to surpass other countries in LCD technologies, according to Shuichi Otsuka, president of the firm.

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...

Sony in discussions over releasing 30-inch Ultra HD OLED displays

Apr 10, 14:50

Sony is planning to release a 30-inch Ultra HD OLED display with a resolution of 4096 by 2160 for use in the commercial segment, which may come equipped with panels supplied by AU...

Sony to release Ultra HD LCD TVs in April with panels provided by AUO

Apr 9, 15:20

Sony will launch 55-inch XBR-55X900A and 65-inch XBR-65X900A4K Ultra HD LCD TVs in late April at retail prices of US$4,999.99 and US$6,999.99, respectively.

Sony Mobile ramping penetration in entry-level to mid-range smartphone segment

Mar 28, 13:46

Sony Mobile Communications is enhancing its presence in the entry-level to mid-range Android smartphone segment, leveraging the spectacular sales gained from its flagship model, the...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile aims to obtain 20% market share in 2013

Mar 27, 22:02

Launched in March, Sony Mobile's flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, has sold more than 50,000 units in less than a month in Taiwan. According to Jonathan Lin, general manager of Sony...

Digitimes Research: Toshiba, Sony see semiconductor revenues grow; Renesas struggles to make profits

Mar 25, 15:40

Due to rising prices of NAND flash in the third quarter of 2012, Japan-based semiconductor firm Toshiba has reported fourth-quarter 2012 revenues of its semiconductor business unit...

Digitimes Research: Samsung, LG, Sony Mobile aim to ramp up smartphone sales in emerging markets

Mar 15, 14:10

Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Sony Mobile Communications demonstrated different product strategies for their smartphone businesses at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013, but...

Sony Mobile makes headway with Xperia Z; to move to other platforms

Mar 11, 14:08

Sales of Sony Mobile Communications' new high-end flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, have been successful, which could help the vendor ramp up sales of its entry-level to mid-range...

Sony to push for 16 million PS4 shipments in 2013, say sources

Mar 4, 22:27

Having high hopes on its Playstation 4 (PS4) game console, Sony internally expects the machine's annual shipments to reach 16 million units in 2013 with the supply chain expected...

Taiwan market: Sony launches action cam series

Jan 8, 14:16

Sony Taiwan on January 7 unveiled Handycam HDR-AS15, a camcorder specifically for use in various sports activities including biking, surfing and diving, for launch in the Taiwan market...

AUO likely to obtain OGS touch panel orders from Sony

Dec 27, 15:52

AU Optronics (AUO) will most likely obtain OGS touch panel orders in 2013 for use in Sony touch panel notebooks, according to industry sources.

TCL may surpass Sony in TV sales by the end of 2012

Dec 17, 15:03

China-based TV vendor TCL has reached nearly 14 million in LCD TV sales from January throughout the end of November 2012, and may surpass Sony in overall TV sales by the end of the...

Sony and Toshiba set to increase chip spending in 2013, IHS says

Dec 6, 12:26

Despite weak financial results, leading Japanese consumer electronics OEMs Sony and Toshiba during the next two years are expected to increase their semiconductor spending as they...

Acquiring Sony battery biz will help Foxconn strengthen vertical integration

Nov 30, 15:15

As reports have recently been circulating that Sony is looking to sell its battery business, rumors have pointed to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and China-based...

Taiwan market: Sony to open pre-orders for 84-inch Ultra HD TV

Nov 28, 18:34

Sony will open pre-orders for the Bravia KD-84X9000, its 84-inch Ultra HD (4Kx2K) LCD TV with dynamic LED edge-type backlight, in the Taiwan market between December 7, 2012-January...

Rise of Sony Mobile, Lenovo to benefit Taiwan handset ODMs

Nov 27, 21:23

Sony Mobile Communications and Lenovo have both strengthened their positions in the global smartphone market, which will benefit their handset ODM partners in Taiwan, Foxconn International...

Taiwan market: Sony launches MILC Handycam

Nov 16, 10:36

Sony on November 15 launched the Handycam NEX-VG-900, claimed to be the first full-frame (35.8 by 23.9mm) Full HD MILC (mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera), in the Taiwan market...

Sony Handycam NEX-VG900

Sony Mobile likely to outsource 30-40% of smartphones for 2013 to ODMs

Nov 6, 22:17

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 50 million smartphones in 2013, with 30-40% out of the total shipments likely to be outsourced to Taiwan-based handset ODMs, including Foxconn...

Digitimes Research: Trends in smart TV development

Oct 22, 15:26

Since 2010, TV vendors have been putting their emphasis on developing smart TVs, each with their own distinct direction as to what kind of functions the TVs will have. Some vendors...

Asustek to participate in initial launch of Windows RT tablet

Oct 15, 22:22

Microsoft is set to announce its latest Windows 8 operating system on October 25 with its Windows RT-based Surface tablet to also make appearance on the same day; however, among Microsoft's...

Handset ODMs to land more smartphone orders from China, Japan in 4Q12

Oct 11, 11:43

Taiwan-based handset ODMs Compal Communications and Arima Communications are expected to see a rebound in sales in the fourth quarter of 2012, buoyed by orders from China-based and...

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HTC switching smartphone component orders from Samsung to other suppliers

Oct 9, 12:14

HTC has reduced its purchases of smartphone components from Samsung Electronics, switching its orders for CMOS image sensors from the Korea-based supplier to OmniVision and Sony,...

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...

Commentary: AUO moving forward

Sep 25, 11:12

A US district court concluded a price-fixing case against AU Optronics (AUO) on September 21 by imposing a US$500 million fining on the Taiwan-based LCD panel maker and sentencing...

Acer, Asustek Windows 8 tablet prices may be to high to attract consumers

Sep 20, 01:10

Acer and Asustek Computer's Windows 8 tablets are reportedly to be priced at above US$800, about the same price as the New iPad with the highest specifications, and market watchers...

Sony announces NEX-6 camera; claims DSLR experience in pocket-sized package

Sep 13, 01:25

With a brand new, sleek design and enhanced control capabilities, the new Sony NEX-6 camera packs all the imaging power, shooting responsiveness, handling and operability of a DSLR...

Sony NEX-6 camera

Sony to begin phased global launch of 4Kx2K LCD TVs

Sep 7, 14:59

Sony recently announced that it will begin a phased launch of its latest Bravia LCD television in all global regions from the end of 2012. The new Bravia boasts an 84-inch 4Kx2K LCD...

AUO to mass produce small-sized AMOLED panels with 50% yield rate

Sep 6, 01:00

AU Optronics (AUO) is set to start mass producing small-sized AMOLED panels in the third quarter of 2012 with a production yield rate at around 50%, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Sony to launch Xperia Tablet S

Sep 5, 01:15

Sony on September 4 unveiled Xperia Tablet S, its latest tablet PC, for launch in the Taiwan market on September 7 at recommended retail prices of NT$13,880 (US$463) for a 16GB version,...

Taiwan makers look to increased ODM orders from Sony Mobile

Aug 24, 12:09

In response to Sony Mobile Communications' plans to cut its workforce by 15% in fiscal year 2012 (April 1, 2012-March 31, 2013) or 2013 as part of a restructuring, Taiwan-based handset...

Sony Mobile moves into sub-US$200 smartphone segment

Aug 23, 14:53

Sony Mobile Communications has teamed up with Taiwan-based handset ODMs Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), Arima Communications and Compal Communications to venture into the sub-US$200...

Taiwan market: Nikon launches new autumn-season camera models

Aug 23, 01:35

Japan-based digital still camera (DSC) vendor Nikon on August 22, hosted a launch conference in Taiwan for its new autumn-season DSC models and is set to release four new models including...

Smartphone component makers turn to look for orders from feature phone market

Aug 21, 02:00

Smartphone component makers, seeing their shipments to smartphone brand vendors turning weak, have started seeking for orders from local and white-box feature phone players, according...

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    Sony NEX-6 camera

    The new Sony NEX-6 is a pocket-sized mirrorless camera. The newest addition to Sony's E-mount camera lineup includes Fast Hybrid AF, Wi-Fi capabilities and the Play Memories Camera...

    Photo: Company, Sep 17.

  • Sony+Tablet+S1+tablet+PC

    Sony Tablet S1 tablet PC

    Sony has announced the market launch of its first two Sony Tablet devices. The Android-powered Sony Tablet S device, running on a Nvidia Tegra 2 mobile processor. is optimized for...

    Photo: Company, Sep 5.

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    Sony Tablet

    Sony has announced its Sony Tablet series: the S1, which is optimized for media entertainment; and the S2, which is meant for mobile communication and entertainment. Sony Tablet will...

    Photo: Company, Apr 27.

  • Sony+full+HD+Google+TV

    Sony full HD Google TV

    Sony has introduced its Internet TV line featuring four LCD HDTVs with built-in Google TV. The product line includes the 24-inch NSX-24GT1 (US$599.99), the 32-inch NSX-32GT1 (US$799.99),...

    Photo: company, Oct 15.

  • Sony+NSZ%2DGT1+Internet+TV+Blu%2Dray+Disc+player

    Sony NSZ-GT1 Internet TV Blu-ray Disc player

    Sony has introduced an Internet TV Blu-ray Disc player, the NSZ-GT1, along with its new connected TV line. The Sony Internet TV Blu-ray Disc player with built-in Google TV allows...

    Photo: company, Oct 15.

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