Taiwan handset manufacturers expected to ship 21.95 million units in Q3

Taiwan handset manufacturers expected to ship 21.95 million units in Q3
In the third quarter of 2014, Taiwan's original design manufacturers and brand-name producers, will see shipments of handsets rise 4.2% from the second quarter, and 32.1% year-over-year. Not all of these models are of the intelligent variety. 85%, or 18.65 million units, will be smartphones getting shipped in the July through September period.

Of the top five names shipping handsets from Taiwan, you might be familiar with two or three of them. HTC is expected to be second for the third quarter, with Asus in fifth place. Other names include Chi Mei Communication Systems, expected to be on top for the period, Compal Electronics and Arima Communications. The latter pair of names are estimated to finish in third and fourth place respectively. Shipments of handsets for the fourth quarter, are forecast to rise 39.3% year-over-year, to 23.3 million units.

Orders placed by Sony Mobile, and featurephone orders from Microsoft Mobile, are expected to pump up the business done by ODMs in the country during the third quarter.

source: DigiTimes

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5 Comments

1. m3taz

Posts: 20; Member since: Oct 16, 2013

Happy Eid

3. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Eid Mubarak to all Muslims on this site. :)

2. vuyonc

Posts: 1088; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

HTC in its home country is second to a company I didn't even know existed. For nearly a year. *mind blown*

5. sbfalex

Posts: 29; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

this report is referring to shipments done by manufacturers, not brands. Chi Mei Communication Systems is exclusively an OEM/ODM supplier, much like foxconn, they don't actually own a brand. HTC & Asus produce their own phones so they appear in this list as themselves

4. nexusdude

Posts: 151; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

Taiwan is like the bether China.

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