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The last hurdles to the deal between Microsoft and Nokia to purchase Nokia’s handset division are slowly falling away, as Taiwan’s FTC has confirmed its approval. The agreement is however not without conditions. The Taiwanese government has demanded that Nokia not raise its licensing fees for patents so as to force OEMs to choose Windows Phone over Android, and also…

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While Nokia’s latest flagship will only be coming to UK on the 6th December, the Nokia Lumia 1520 will be hitting Taiwan a week earlier, on the 30th November. The handset will be available on Chunghwa Telecom for TWD 7,990 ($270) on a  TWD 1,343 ($45) plan. Unlocked the handset will cost  TWD 21,900 ($740). Nokia Taiwan also announced that…

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The IDC has released some more data from the Asia-Pacific region in Q2, this time for Taiwan. They note as is common in the region Google is overwhelmingly dominant, owning 97% of the 2.1 million handset market. For the rest, Windows Phone managed to beat the iPhone into second place, taking 2%, presumable leaving the iPhone with less than 1%…

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We are used to hearing about great sales of the Nokia Lumia 920, but according to a report from Goldman Sachs initial demand for the HTC’s flagship Windows Phone, the HTC 8X, has also been high. Their retail checks in Taiwan showed the handset being sold out, while a similar situation was found in many stores in USA. In addition…

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Besides launching in India today, the HTC Titan and HTC Radar was also launched in HTC’s local market, Taiwan. The HTC Titan, which will be released late in October, will cost Tw$18,900 ($619.67), while the HTC Radar, which will hit the market next month, will cost  Tw$13,900 ($455.74). HTC recently became Taiwan’s most valuable brand, and will overtake Nokia in Taiwan…

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Taiwanese Windows Phone 7 users managed to get an early swing at mango last week, but the price they had to pay was having to have the phones upgraded in person – OTA upgrades were not available due to lack of Chinese Language support in Zune.  This will however be rectified by the next update. ILoveWP have uploaded images from…

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ILoveWP has been able to confirm that HTC will be making Windows Phone 7 Mango updates available to users at their stores in Taiwan on the 16th. The update will be available at 60 stores and include Traditional Chinese support. It appears that the day will be organized as a very social event, with users encouraged to bring friends along and…

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From the current generation of Windows Phone 7 handsets the Fujitsu IS12T is certainly the most interesting, given its unique features like a being water and dust proof and its 13.2 megapixel camera. Up till now however we believed the handset was destined to remain Japan-only, but Sogi.com.tw reports that this will in fact not be the case, with the…

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