Asus Aims for 50% Smartphone Rise

By Tom Allen

Jerry Shen, CEO of Asus, has said that the company will be able to ship 20.5 million smartphones this year. 13.5 million were shipped in Q1-Q3, and the company plans to ship another 7 million in Q4. Shipments are expected to rise 46% in 2016, to 30 million units. Shen also said that Asus will adjust its smartphone strategy next year, keeping the number of released models in single digits.