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  • Asustek's smartphone shipments may have been disappointing in 2016, but the vendor is seeking a rebound in 2017.

    Last update: Thursday 19 October 2017 [44 news items]

Asustek, Gigabyte reorganization efforts to bear fruit in 1Q18

Oct 19, 17:43

Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology have both completed their business reorganization, and are expected to see the efforts bear fruit around the end of first-quarter 2018.

Gigabyte is expected to see sales pick up starting 1Q18

Asustek revenues increase in September

Oct 12, 15:35

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated sales of NT$45.11 billion (US$1.48 billion) for September, increasing 19% on month and 1.1% on year thanks to stable notebook, motherboard...

Asustek to launch next-generation ZenFone 5 in March 2018

Sep 22, 15:49

Asustek Computer will release its next-generation ZenFone 5 family products at the earliest in March 2018 as the operations of its smartphone business have returned to a growth truck...

Asustek CEO Jerry Shen poses with Qualcomm executive vice president Christiano Amon in Roman

Asustek sees on-year decline in August revenues

Sep 11, 16:03

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$37.8 billion (US$1.29 billion) for August, up 19.8% on month, but down 5.14% on year. The company's combined consolidate...

Asustek ZenFone 4 became available in late August

Asustek to launch ZenFone 4 on August 17

Aug 2, 11:28

Asustek Computer will launch its new ZenFone 4 series on August 17. The company claims the devices will come with high price/performance ratios, high hardware specifications and excellent...

Asustek ZenFone 4

China market: Smartphone brands show polarized sales performances

Jul 18, 16:22

China and Taiwan smartphone vendors are showing polarized sales performances in China market, with smaller vendors such as LeEco and Asustek Computer gradually losing ground and leading...

Oppo's latest star model R11 is expected to score a new sales record of over 20 million units.

Asustek ZenFone 4 to start shipping in August

Jul 12, 13:55

Asustek Computer is expected to kick off shipments of its ZenFone 4 series smartphones in August, four months behind its original schedule set in April, according to industry sourc...

Asustek CEO Jerry Shen

Asustek says no plan to lay off workers in reorganization

Jul 5, 13:37

Asustek Computer has given some details about its new business reorganization plans and instead of laying off employees as rumored, the company will move some workers from existing...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches ZenFone AR smartphone

Newswatch - Jun 14, 21:15

Asustek Computer has officially launched its first AR-enabled smartphone, the ZenFone AR, in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$24,900 (US$824) unlocked.

Asustek CEO Jerry Shen demos ZenFone AR

Asustek to launch ZenFone 4 smartphones at end of July

Jun 9, 14:56

Asustek Computer will unveil its long awaited ZenFone 4-series smartphones at the end of July 2017, almost three months behind its original schedule due to a design overhaul and efficiency...

Asustek revenues down sharply in April

May 9, 20:35

Asustek Computer has reported revenues of NT$27.113 billion (US$896.38 million) for April, representing a significant decline of 40% from the previous month and also a 7% drop from...

Asustek may reboot connection with MediaTek after failing to receive priority from Qualcomm

Mar 31, 10:52

Asustek has failed to be among the first wave of Qualcomm's customers adopting the firm's 10nm Snapdragon 835 processor and is also unwilling to use the older-generation Snapdragon...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches pink-colored ZenFone 3 Max

Mar 3, 15:43

Asustek Computer has released a new pink-colored model of its ZenFonre 3 Max family products into the Taiwan market.

Asustek ZenFone 3 Max

Asustek to launch next generation ZenFone 4 smartphones in May, say sources

Jan 20, 10:52

Asustek Computer plans to launch its next-generation ZenFone 4-series smartphones in May and aims to ship over 20 million smartphone in 2017, according to sources from Taiwan's handset...

Asustek sees better-than-expected 4Q16 revenue growth

Jan 9, 21:25

Asustek's fourth-quarter revenues reached NT$117.23 billion (US$3.66 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2016, up 9.1% from a quarter ago and better than the company's original expectation...

Asustek, HTC, Acer to fall short of their smartphone shipment targets for 2016

Dec 26, 12:08

The three-leading Taiwan-based smartphone vendors, Asustek Computer, HTC and Acer, all will see their smartphone shipments fall short of their respective targets set for 2016, according...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches ZenFone 3 Max, targeting price-performance ratio-oriented buyers

Oct 3, 22:03

Asustek Computer launched its ZenFone 3 Max smartphones in Taiwan on October 3, featuring a 5.2-inch or 5.5-inch display, 4100mAh battery and a function to serve as a power bank....

China market: Asustek launches ZenFone 3, notebooks and 2-in-1s

Sep 21, 16:09

Asustek Computer announced its new notebooks and smartphones including ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone 3 Ultra, ZenBook 3, Transformer 3 and Transformer 3 Pro in China on September...

Asustek to struggle to reach 2016 smartphone shipment target

Aug 26, 11:46

Asustek Computer will struggle to attain its revised goal of shipping 25 million smartphones in 2016 due to strong competition it faces from local vendors in China, as well as from...

Asustek cuts 2Q16 revenue guidance due to weak smartphone demand

Jun 14, 14:11

Because of weaker than expected demand in the Asia Pacific market, the smartphone industry is entering a new era of competition and smartphone ASPs are dropping. Asustek Computer...

Asustek to unveil ZenFone 3 smartphones in June targeting mid-range segment, says CEO

May 12, 11:25

Asustek Computer plans to unveil its ZenFone 3 family products in June targeting the mid-range segment, according to company CEO Jerry Shen.

Asustek lowers 2016 target global smartphone shipments

Feb 18, 11:45

Asustek Computer originally set target shipments of 30 million ZenFone-series smartphones to all markets except China in 2016, but at a February 17 investors conference, it downward...

Asustek ZenFone 3 to come with fingerprint recognition, say Taiwan makers

Dec 18, 10:37

Asustek Computer will for the first time adopt fingerprint recognition technology for its third-generation ZenFone series smartphones to be launched in May-June 2016, according to...

Commentary: Asustek adjusts smartphone strategy

Dec 4, 11:49

Asustek Computer has started changing its marketing strategy for the ZenFone series, expanding its reach in the smartphone market from the entry-level segment to the higher-end one...

The smartphone ambition: Q&A with Asustek CEO Jerry Shen

Nov 30, 12:00

Buoyed by its ZenFone series smartphones, Asustek Computer has captured a portion of the global smartphone market and more importantly has started generating profits from its handset...

Asustek CEO Jerry Shen (center)

Asustek sells 5 million smartphones in Indonesia

Nov 20, 10:59

Asustek Computer launched ZenFone-series smartphones in the Indonesia market in 2014 and has cumulatively sold five million units, company CEO Jerry Shen said at an event to unveil...

Asustek Computer CEO Jerry Shen at an event to unveil ZenFones in Jakarta

Asustek shifting ZenFone touch panel orders back to Taiwan

Apr 17, 12:02

In order to secure stable shipments and maintain profitability, Asustek Computer will shift touch panel orders from O-Film to makers in Taiwan including JTouch, TPK and Young Fast...

Asustek to add fingerprint ID function to ZenFone in 2H15, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 30, 23:02

Asustek Computer is planning to add fingerprint identification functionality to its ZenFone smartphones in the second half, at the soonest and the function will become a default feature...

Asustek aims to ship over 15 million smartphones in China in 2015

Dec 30, 22:29

Asustek Computer just launched the X002 TD-LTE smartphone under its second brand Pegasus in the China market and aims to ship more than 15 million ZenFone series and Pegasus series...

Asustek expects to ship 8 million ZenFone smartphones in 2014

Dec 26, 15:08

Asustek Computer expects its ZenFone smartphone shipments to reach eight million units globally in 2014 and 16-20 million units in 2015, while monthly shipments of its recently launched...

Asustek ZenFone 2 to be available in March, says report

Newswatch - Dec 23, 15:54

Asustek Computer's next-generation ZenFone 2, which was originally set to start selling in February 2015, may be delayed to March as related development is behind schedule. However,...

Asustek said to be adopting Qualcomm solution for new ZenFone; looking for price cut from Intel

Nov 17, 22:37

In addition to CPUs from Intel, Asustek Computer is said to be planning to develop second-generation ZenFone smartphones using Qualcomm's solutions for 2015, according to sources...

J Touch reports increased 3Q14 performance as ZenFone orders increase

Nov 4, 00:30

Touch panel maker J Touch has reported its revenues increased 11.57% on quarter to NT$3.51 billion (US$103.42 million) during the third quarter of 2014 driven by orders from Asustek...

Asustek launches ZenFone 5 in Japan

Oct 29, 15:41

Asustek Computer on October 28 announced its ZenFone 5, a 4G-enabled smartphone, in Japan for launch on November 8 and will additionally launch a smartwatch, the ZenWatch, in late...

Asustek expects at least NT$2 billion in profits from handset business in 2015

Oct 20, 15:14

Asustek Computer expects its handset shipments to grow dramatically to 16 million units in 2015, helping its profits from the business line to reach at least NT$2 billion in the year,...

Asustek expects growth in shipments and profits in 2015
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