Vol 22 - Issue 29


AOC Dramatically Lowers UltraHD Cost

by Tom Allen

A 28″ monitor from AOC, with UltraHD resolution, is being marketed as ‘affordable’ – and with a $350 price tag, it seems to live up to the claim. Of course, to reach that low …

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Meizu Increases Shipments 540%

by Tom Allen

China’s Meizu shipped 8.9 million smartphones in the first half of 2015, it has announced: a 540% YoY rise. Chinese media said that the company’s low-cost Meilan brand (targeting sub-CNY1,000 ($160) phones) has helped …

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Asbis Selling iPhones in Belarus

by Helen Vince

Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now available in Belarus through distributor Asbis.

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LDM Product Roundup – Vol 22 No 29

by Tom Allen

Arçelik, Turkish owner of the Grundig German TV brand, has announced that all future Grundig smart TVs will use the Android TV operating system. The new TVs will be unveiled at IFA 2015, in …

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MDM Product Roundup – Vol 22 No 29

by Tom Allen

HP‘s Elitebook Folio 1020 (Core-M Drives HP’s Macbook Challenger) has been revamped by Bang & Olufsen. The ‘Elitebook Folio 1020 limited edition laptop’ features a B&O audio system. Although HP hasn’t revealed specifications, they …

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Smartwatch Glass Revenues Well Ahead of Area Demand

by Tom Allen

Area demand in the display cover glass market is still dominated by smartphones, says IHS. A key factor in this continued trend is the rise in smartphone screen sizes. However, revenue in the cover …

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Mixed Results for Taiwan’s Notebook ODMs in June

by Helen Vince

Taiwan’s notebook manufacturers reported mixed results in June and for the second quarter of the year. Compal Electronics achieved a 12.6% month on month increase in sales to NT$72.7 billion ($2.3 billion), though this …

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UMC Sets Q2 Record

by Helen Vince

United Microelectronics (UMC) set a new record for its quarterly turnover in Q2 of NT$38.1 billion ($1.2 billion), thanks to strong revenues in April and May. However, sales in June dipped 2.8% from a …

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ZACEEZ Will Replace Shenzen

by Tom Allen

Taiwan-based handset makers say that China’s Zhengzhou Airport Comprehensive Economic Experimental Zone (ZACEEZ) is set to replace Shenzen as the world’s largest handset production base. The Zone, in northern China, has a cluster of …

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PCs See Sharpest Fall Since 2013

by Tom Allen

68.4 million PCs (including desktops, notebooks and convertibles) were shipped in Q2’15: down 9.5% YoY, according to Gartner, which is the steepest shipment fall in the industry since Q3’13. For the year as a …

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Foxconn’s June Sales Slightly Higher

by Helen Vince

Foxconn Electronics reported a 5.6% month on month and 0.5% year on year increase in sales in June, to NT$318.5 billion ($10.2 billion). Last month’s result brought sales for the quarter to NT$972.6 billion …

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Innolux June Sales, Shipments Decline

by Helen Vince

Innolux reported declining sales and shipments in June, with revenue falling 3.3% sequentially and 17.5% year on year to NT$30.3 billion ($976.1 million). In the second quarter, Innolux’s sales were 6.4% lower than Q1 …

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