Amoi, well-known electronic manufacturer from China, announced today it would show its 3C products including 3G cellphone, high-end Digital TV and Intel Centrino notebook computer at the CES 2005.
Founded in 1981, Amoi Electronics is a leading electronic manufacturer that owns 20,000 employees. While focusing on wireless communication handsets, Amoi has diversified its business to computer and consumer electronic products. The diversification strategy of Amoi could be expressed as 3S (3 Screen). Amoi believes that with the merge of communication, consumer electronics and computer (3C) in the aspects of technology, standard, function and application, the present division standard could no longer meet the trend of 3C integration, while to label different products in accordance with their different use will be better complying with the core feature of 3G.
Amoi defines the 3C products applied in certain environment as large screen products, such as high-end TV with multimedia and communication features; notebook computer could be defined as medium screen ones, while such portable products as 3G mobile phones are the small screens.
As one of the first Chinese manufacturers who have been following 3G from early stage, Amoi has established profound and long-term cooperation with Ericsson–the main innovator of 3G–in an extensive field covering 2G, 2.5G and 3G. On the 3G Conference, 2004, Amoi signed a strategic cooperation agreement with QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) for further development of CDMA2000; 1xEV-DO devices. During CES2005, Amoi will present several series of its 3G phone to the public, including the newly developed models WMA9507 and CMA 8301. Integrated with a 1.3M pixels CMOS camera, the A/V functions of WMA9507 are amazingly strong, supporting various formats, including MPEG4, MP3 AND AAC. Besides, it is supportive to WCDMA 2100Mhz and GSM 900/1800/1900MHz, Bluetooth, T-Flash card slot and USB data transmission as well as video streaming playing and videophone among multi-parties under appropriate conditions. While the dual-model phone CMA8301 is supportive to CDMA 95/1X/1X EV-DO800/1900MHz and GSM/GPRS 900/1800MHz.
CES, started in 1967, is the supreme consumer electronics exhibition worldwide, and it was born as the first choice of consumer electronics. According to Amoi, 2005 will mark the beginning of its internationalization strategy, while the CES will be the initial step.
August 1981, Xiamen Solid Electronic Limited was founded as the first Sino-foreign Joint-venture company in Xiamen.
May 1997, Amoisonic Electronics Company Limited was incorporated as a public company with Xiamen Solid as its main sponsor.
June 1997, the shares of Amoisonic were officially listed in Shanghai Stock Exchange. (Code: 600057)
July 2003, Amoisonic was re-registered as Amoi Electronics Company Limited.
Headquartered in 45 Tiyu Road, Xiamen, Fujian, P.R. China, Amoi’s total assets is RMB 4.2 billion (approx. US$ 500,000,000), and by 2004, it has more than 20,000 employees. Amoi’s production base in Xiamen, covering an area of 400,000 square meters, has reached the annual production capacity of 10 million mobile phones and 2 million units of other products.
Aiming at becoming an innovator from China, Amoi has expanded its business towards 3C (Communication, Computer and Consumer electronics) diversification and internationalization. Currently, Amoi’s product range covers 2.5G/3G mobile phones, PHS handsets, LCD TV, DLP rear-projection TV, Laptop PC and other electronics equipments.