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MediaTek targets local handset manufacturers

Taiwanese mobile chipset maker MediaTek has opened its office in Dubai, a move the the company believes will help it to court mobile handset manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa market. The vendor is aiming to capitalise on its … Continue reading

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[MWC 2011] MOTOROLA GLEAM

MOTOROLA Booth @ MWC 2011 Motorola 的 Razr 超薄系列手機曾經成為街上隨處可見的潮流。在這次 MWC 2011 MOTO 終於正式發佈沿襲 Razr 超薄設計的摺疊手機 — Gleam。 Motorola Gleam 外型十分簡單,面蓋並沒有印上任何標誌,取而代之是一個點陣式 LED 顯示,在露出的鍵盤下方清晰的印上 Motorola 名稱,若沒有看到這標誌,很容易誤認這款是日系或韓系的品牌。打開上蓋,可以清楚感受到 Motorola Razr 標誌性的超薄按鍵,2.4″ QVGA 螢幕已足夠顯示訊息,內建 32MB Flash 及 16MB RAM,能夠儲存 500 條 SMS 及 800 位聯絡人資料,其他功能包括藍牙,FM … Continue reading

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Spreadtrum Announces the World’s First Commercial 40nm Low Power TD-HSPA /TD-SCDMA Multi-mode Communication Baseband Processor

BEIJING, Jan. 18, 2011 — Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPRD; “Spreadtrum” or the “Company”), a leading fabless semiconductor provider in China with advanced technology in both 2G and 3G wireless communications standards, today announced the world’s first 40nm low power … Continue reading

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Feeling the heat, MediaTek seeks a comeback

Taiwanese fabless chip vendor MediaTek defied gravity during last year’s recession, growing by more than 20 percent in a year when the wider semiconductor industry declined by roughly 10 percent. But 2010 has been a different story: The wireless chip … Continue reading

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MOBIA X6+ 3G 觸控雙卡雙待手機

以前常聽到有人會說:「我幹麻買支手機來看電視啊?螢幕又小又一定會很快沒電!」等到現在我每天在公司餐廳吃飯看到週遭同事人手一支 iPhone 在看 facebook,我心想現在那位仁兄說不定是嫌說 iPhone 怎麼還沒把電視功能做上去呢~ 就像以前從沒人想過要擺兩張 SIM 卡在一支 GSM 手機上,現下在遙遠大陸上的人民卻有插三張卡(甚至更多)的需求!

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Is ‘Quadroid’ the new ‘Wintel’?

Quadroid, like Wintel, could pose profit, consolidation challenges for manufacturers Computerworld – “Wintel” is the term that for years defined Windows-based computers running Intel chips. Now a similar expression is emerging for smartphones: “Quadroid.”

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恆通高科力拚 明年出貨放量

消費性 IC 廠凌陽(2401)旗下手機晶片廠恆通高科積極切入 3G 手機市場,WCDMA 晶片已陸續獲得中國大陸客戶端認證,明年出貨量可望逐步放量,將以明年第三季達到每月百萬套為努力目標。 恆通高科自凌陽切割獨立後,已研發手機晶片約四年,並鎖定歐規 WCDMA 系統為發展方向,主要競爭對手是大陸 2G 手機晶片龍頭聯發科(2454)。恆通高科資本額約 12.94 億元,凌陽持股比例逾三成。 恆通高科總經理陳陽成指出,自行研發的 WCDMA 手機晶片初期以大陸為主要市場,現已獲得當地手機品牌客戶認證,明年將會快速成長。 陳陽成表示,WCDMA 是全球電信營運商最多的 3G 系統,初步以市場大、客戶又集中的大陸為重點市場,但印度、東南亞等市場不會放棄;未來會再陸續開發其他系統晶片。     經濟日報 記者謝佳雯/台北報導    

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恆通高科總經理陳陽成:明年搶下大陸一成 3G 手機晶片市佔

自老字號 IC 設計凌陽 (2401) 切割獨立出來的恆通高科,總經理陳陽成今日指出,公司自行研發的 WCDMA 3G 手機晶片已經獲得大陸 2 ~ 3 家手機品牌客戶的青睞,自10月起小量出貨,希望到明年底單月出貨量超過 300 萬套,搶下大陸 3G 手機晶片市場一成的市佔。 恆通是在 2006 年 12 月自凌陽科技分割,專注於開發行動通訊晶片解決方案,目前資本額 12.9 億元,凌陽持股 32%,而恆通經過 5 年來的研發,目前已能提供 WCDMA 系統之 3G 手機基頻等相關晶片的解決方案,至於恆通 WCDMA 系統的 IP 則是在多年前就向英國的 TDP TTP (記者外行聽了寫錯,阿牧幫忙更正) 買斷;陳陽成也透露,目前能夠提供完整 3G 手機基頻晶片解決方案的廠商,只有高通、聯發科與恆通 … Continue reading

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Inside Broadcom’s bid for Beceem

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Beceem Communications has a solid team and solid financials, but not exactly the right product to get Broadcom Corp. into mainstream LTE markets quickly. But given Broadcom belief the 4G technology won’t be widespread in handsets … Continue reading

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Analyst: Infineon exits cell IC market just in time

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Intel Corp. plans to purchase Infineon Technologies AG‘s Wireless Solutions Business (WLS) for $1.4 billion in cash with the deal expected to close in the first quarter of 2011. This is yet another deal in a … Continue reading

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