All Entries in the Category : Telecom

Infographic: Electronics Consumers Excited by New Tech

Electronics purchases are a popular choice among American buyers, with three out of four reporting plans for spending in the coming year. Online outlets and brick-and-mortar sellers both remain popular choices, but those that flock to online options are often looking for a deal, the survey found.

: Computer, Consumer, Telecom, Trends

Microsoft says goodbye Nokia, hello Lumia

Microsoft Corp. said it’s transitioning away from using the Nokia name for its smartphones to the Lumia brand. Last September, Microsoft bought the handset division of Nokia for more than $7 billion. Now the company said it’s slowly getting rid of the Nokia name on its phones in favor of the Lumia name.

: Telecom

Nokia means ‘Low Budget’

Nokia was once a giant among mobile phone manufacturers. Now Microsoft will use the Nokia brand only for its range of cheap mobile phones.

: Telecom

Supply chain estimated to deliver 50M units of iPhone 6 in 2014

Strong demand for Apple’s iPhone 6 has boosted Pegatron Technology’s orders for 2014 and the maker is expected to ship close to 25 million units before the end of 2014, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

: Data, EMS, Telecom

Global smartphone shipments grow 9.1% in 3Q14

Global smartphone shipments grew 9.1% to reach 310 million units in the third quarter of 2014, and iPhone 6 shipments surpassed Apple’s target of 73.5 million units to reach 80 million units, according to a report from WitsView.

: Data, Telecom

China ODM services aim to cut costs and expand handset lineups

Low-priced, high-specification handsets are continuing to be focus for handset vendors in China, with Xiaomi, Coolpad and Huawei Device expected to push segment in 2015 in order to combat competition from international vendors.

: ODM, Telecom

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

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, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

: Data, Telecom