Wednesday March 21, 2018 17:49

MOBILE PHONE Press Releases

Photo Release: Krungsri and dtac develop Krungsri E-Payment platform making mobile phone top-up on dtac app easier and more convenient Stcoks—16 Mar 18

Mr. Thakorn Piyapan (2nd left), Head of Krungsri Consumer Group and Head of Digital Banking and Innovation Division of Krungsri, together with Mr. Piero Trivellato (3rd left), Head of Digital Sales & Services Division of Total Access Communication

IDC ASEAN: Smartphone Shipments Declined in 2017, However, Midrange Segment, 4G Enabled and Phablets Recorded Double Digit Growths IT—07 Mar 18

Bangkok--7 Mar--IDC Research

According to the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, total smartphone shipments in the emerging Southeast Asia (SEA) region recorded approximately 100 million units in 2017, declining by less than 1%% Year-over-Year (YoY). IDC categorizes Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam as the emerging markets in SEA.

Myanmar and Philippines were the only countries to record a decline, where some of the vendors' shipments have reduced significantly — pulling down the total shipments in SEA. Several local and smaller players were losing out competitively as the top-4 players continued to fortify their positions with their mix of low-end (US$100)

"Apart from the growing popularity of the top-4 players that have been able to hold up shipment volumes, majority of end-users are in no rush to acquire a new handset if they have been using midrange ones as the handsets are of decent quality and priced considerably high for this budget conscious region, resulting in longer lifecycles and replacement rates," says Jensen Ooi, Senior Market Analyst, Client Devices, IDC ASEAN.

SEA smartphone market highlights of 2017:
Midrange smartphone shipments grew 53% YoY, driven by the top-5 players. While low-end devices still make up most of

ไอดีซีอาเซียน: ยอดสมาร์ทโฟนในภาพรวมหดตัวในปี 2017 แต่สมาร์ทโฟนและแฟบเล็ตระดับกลางที่รองรับ 4G ไอที—07 Mar 18

อ้างอิงข้อมูลจาก International Data Corporation (IDC) Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker สมาร์ทโฟนของตลาดเกิดใหม่ในเอเชียตะวันออกเฉียงใต้ ได้มียอดจัดส่งรวมสูงถึง 100 ล้านเครื่องในปี 2017 หดตัวลงจากปีที่แล้วในอัตราที่ต่ำกว่าร้อยละ 1 โดย ไอดีซีได้จัด

ConvenientPower Systems And Gionee Launch World#s First China Smartphone Wireless Charging in IT—11 Jan 18

Gionee is First China Mobile Phone with Wireless Charging in World's Largest Mobile User Market ConvenientPower Systems announced the world first Chinese smartphone to integrate Qi and fast wireless charging for China, the world's largest market,

JustDating Survey: Thai men start online dating when they are 22 General—07 Nov 17

Nowadays, emerging technologies and mobile phones are helping a lot of people make new friends and find their true love. A dating app, JustDating, conducted a survey on the online dating environment in Thailand. Results found that Thai men would prefer

KTC pinpoints as a Digital Age Leader as Thailands first credit card company to endorse the Stcoks—17 Oct 17

KTC pinpoints as a Digital Age Leader and reforms the typical reward points redemption method with the release of the E-Coupon feature on the "TapKTC" mobile application. Members can now redeem points through their phones for the first time in Thailand's

Penguin joining TOT in providing mobile phone services with nationwide coverage and becoming MVNO Telecom—11 Oct 17

TOT Public Company Limited has teamed up with The WhiteSpace Limited, mobile phone service provider or Penguin SIM, for a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) business model that will provide the best ever mobile phone service to Penguin customers on

Microchip#s new power monitoring IC increases software power measurement accuracy to 99 percent in IT—22 Sep 17

The PAC1934 provides accurate software usage data for Windows 10 devices including laptops, tablets and mobile phones The PAC1934, a precision power and energy monitoring chip, is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. The chip works in

ConvenientPower Systems Launches World First Wireless Charging In Smart Imaging Mobile Phone IT—11 Sep 17

- Wireless charging taken to next level with simultaneous charging of the smartphone and its connected 360-degree camera ConvenientPower Systems announced an industry-first wireless charging design for the 360-degree smartphone camera, ION360 U(TM) .

LEAGOO Announces the Official Partnership with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club from 2017 to Telecom—18 Aug 17

LEAGOO signs a five-year Official Partnership contract with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club in London starting from 2017 to 2022. Thus, LEAGOO becomes the first and exclusive mobile phone brand that sponsors Tottenham Hotspur Football


The super hi-end smartphone company "Gold Elite Paris" recently introduced the impressive Gold Elite Paris Diamond Limited Edition, the most expensive and extravagant mobile phone in Thailand's history, embellished with more than 2,200 diamonds set to

Path to Purchase (Telco) Research General—11 Jul 17

Research into Thai mobile phone shopping habits shows almost 9 out of 10 Thais have already chosen the brand by the time they reach the store. Today, at the "Think Telco" event held in Bangkok, Google shared new research into how consumers find and buy


Qantas is offering a special 8% discount to AIS mobile phone customers from Thailand who purchase Economy Class air tickets until 31 July 2017 for travel to Australia and New Zealand from now to 31 December 2017. An AIS customer with one valid phone

Vertu Launches Constellation Balancing Iconic Heritage Elements With Sleek Modern IT—24 Jan 17

- The English luxury mobile phone manufacturer, Vertu, launches the next generation of its high-performance smartphone - Vertu Constellation will be available in boutiques from mid-February 2017 - Constellation combines superior performance technology,

ACC Thailand Rings in Digital Thailand with new Avaya Customer Experience IT—08 Dec 16

Advanced Info Service (AIS) Public Company Limited, Thailand's largest GSM mobile phone operator, today announced that it has upgraded its customer contact center system to deliver a consistent, enhanced and personalized customer experience for its

HMD Global Enters the Market to Bring New Nokia Branded Phones to Consumers IT—02 Dec 16

- HMD Global enters the market today, to create a new generation of Nokia branded mobile phones through an exclusive 10-year brand licensing agreement - Effective immediately, HMD will own the existing Nokia branded feature phone business, providing

THAI Bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on All THAI Aircraft Lifestyle—19 Oct 16

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) announced that passengers are prohibited from taking Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones on board all flights or in checked baggage that is loaded on its aircraft. Flight Lieutenant Pratana

Fitch: Competition in Thai Fixed-Line Broadband Intensifies Stcoks—10 Oct 16

Fitch Ratings expects competition in Thailand's fixed-line broadband (FBB) industry to intensify for the rest of 2016 and 2017. Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited (AIS, BBB+/AA+(tha)/Stable), the largest mobile phone operator in Thailand,

UnionPay International Builds A Cross-border Consumer Service Ecosystem Stcoks—30 Sep 16

UnionPay International announced today that, QUNR, KingPower Duty Free and five well-known brand stores subordinate to Singapore Valiram Group have joined its cross-border marketing platform, U Plan. Customers can get exclusive coupons via mobile phone

Fifteen Indian banks to roll out unified payment interface Stcoks—30 Jul 16

NEW DELHI: At least 15 banks, both from public and private sector, are ready to roll out the unified payments interface (UPI) starting July 31. The UPI system is a kind of e-payment which can be authenticated using mobile phones. Existing bank apps can

Handheld Launches the NAUTIZ X2 All-in-one Rugged Android Device IT—12 Jul 16

Handheld Group , a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, today announced the new Nautiz X2 enterprise handheld which integrates a high-quality scanner, camera and mobile phone while offering the most compact and ergonomic form factor on the

Vivo ขึ้นแท่นแบรนด์สมาร์ทโฟนท็อป 5 ของโลกในรายงาน IDC ประจำไตรมาส 1 ปี IT—11 Jul 16

Vivo Mobile (Vivo) ก้าวขึ้นเป็นผู้ผลิตสมาร์ทโฟนรายใหญ่อันดับที่ 5 ของโลก ในรายงาน Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker ประจำไตรมาส 1 ปี 2559 ของ International Data Corparation (IDC) IDC

Vivo Enters Top 5 Global Smartphone Brands on IDC Q1 2016 report IT—08 Jul 16

Vivo Mobile (Vivo) is now the world's fifth largest smartphone manufacturer according to the International Data Corporation's ( IDC ) Q1 2016 Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report. The IDC

Photo Release: KBank is ready to offer PromptPay Service with advance registration on July Stcoks—28 Jun 16

Recently, Ms. Noppawan Jermhansa, KASIKORNBANK Executive Vice President, said KBank stands ready to offer "PromptPay", an easy funds transfer service using only national ID or mobile phone number linked to bank account, which will be open to advance

KBank is ready to offer PromptPay Service with advance registration on July Stcoks—28 Jun 16

With over 12.5 million customers, KASIKORNBANK stands ready to offer "PromptPay" – an easy funds transfer service – that will perform secure, cost-saving and convenient transactions using only one's national ID or mobile phone number, which