Digitimes Research: China smartphone AP shipments to grow 23.5% in 2H15

ChinaDigi Times  — Shipments of smartphone application processors in the China market are expected to grow 9.7% and 16% on quarter, respectively, in the third and fourth quarters of 2015, according to Digitimes Research. Overall, China’s smartphone-use AP shipments will increase 23.5% on year to 300 million units in the second half of 2015, Digitimes Research estimated.


China market: Xiaomi to rely more on Leadcore for supply of chipset solutions, says report

ChinaXiaomi Technology is likely to rely more on China-based Leadcore Technology for the supply of low-cost chipset solutions for the production of entry-level LTE smartphones as a means to ramp up its shipments in 2015, according to a China-based OFweek.com report. Xiaomi launched recently its entry-level model, the Hongmi (Red Rice) 2A, which is powered by Leadcore’s quad-core L1860C processor and sports 4.7-inch display.