Compal confirms status as leading Taiwan handset vendor

5 Apr 2005

Compal Communications said that it shipped 6.5 million mobile phones worldwide in the first quarter of this year, making it Taiwan’s leading wireless handset manufacturer by far. The country’s other major vendors, Arima and BenQ, shipped two million and 1.3 million units respectively in the period, whilst Lite-On Technology and Dbtel Technology both shipped around one million each. Compal says it expects to ship a similar amount of handsets in the second quarter, with total of 25 million expected for the full year.