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Gigabyte, MSI have not yet planned ultrabooks

Dec 1, 01:40

Micro-Star International (MSI) and Gigabyte Technology have not yet made plans for ultrabook product lines as both players are still seeing losses in their notebook businesses, according...

Acer to cut ultrabook prices to US$799-899 in 2Q12, says company president

Dec 1, 01:25

Acer expects its ultrabook prices will be able to drop from US$1,000 currently to US$799-899 in the second quarter of 2012, a decline of 20%, and will drop further to US$499 in 2013...

Jim Wong, Acer president

Ultrabook prices may fall 5-10% in 1Q12, say makers

Nov 30, 01:05

Acer, Asustek Computer and Toshiba are expected to lower retail prices for ultrabooks to below US$1,000 by the end of 2011, and with a US$100 marketing subsidy from Intel, prices...

PC vendors to see serious HDD shortages starting December, says Acer VP

Nov 29, 01:20

As PC brand vendors' hard disc drive (HDD) inventory level will soon hit bottom, vendors will start experiencing HDD shortages in December and the problem will reach its peak in February...

Apple new MacBook Air series to compete with ultrabooks in 1Q12

Nov 28, 15:00

Apple reportedly is set to launch its new MacBook Air series notebooks with panel sizes of 11.6-inch, 13.3-inch and 15-inch in the first quarter of 2012 and will directly compete...

Ultrabooks to spur demand for HDI PCB

Nov 28, 14:57

PCB manufacturers generallly believe that ultrabooks will help stimulate demand for high-density interconnect (HDI) boards, when the new category of computer enjoys widespread adoption...

Acer, Asustek cooperate with panel makers for ultrabook panel development

Nov 23, 12:26

Acer and Asustek Computer have been working with panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Chimei Innolux (CMI) separately to develop a new generation of full HD notebook panels with a...

Smartphone component makers penetrate ultrabook supply chain

Nov 22, 01:45

Smartphone component makers including Primax Electronics and Merry Electronics have recently cut into ultrabook supply chain as ultrabook's requirement of featuring 0.7-0.8-inch thickness...

Second wave of ultrabook launches to take place at CES 2012

Nov 22, 01:35

Notebook brand vendors that have not yet released ultrabooks but plan to do so soon, such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Samsung Electronics and Dell, as well as players that have already...

Vendors pushing new material design for ultrabooks

Nov 21, 16:01

PC vendors, facing limited capacity and price restrictions for unibody aluminum chassis, have chosen new materials such as high-density fiberglass, and designs such as aluminum chassis...

HP unveils business ultrabook

Nov 16, 16:59

HP has introduced its first business ultrabook, which features a thin and light design, strong security options and a solid-state hard drive.

Wistron to develop new material for ultrabook chassis, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 15, 14:30

Wistron plans to cooperate with a chassis player, which will be the company's third chassis partner, in the first quarter of 2012 to establish a joint venture to develop a new chassis...

Components for new 15-inch ultra-thin MacBook to start shipping in November

Nov 15, 01:25

Upstream suppliers of Apple have recently started shipping a small volume of components for a 15-inch ultra-thin notebook model from Apple in November and the device could be either...

Notebooks players bid on both Intel and ARM

Nov 11, 15:53

As ARM has been aggressively cutting into the notebook industry, where Intel has dominated for a while, notebook players are adopting a strategy to bid on both ARM and Intel platforms...

Taiwan market: Fujitsu, Toshiba to launch ultrabooks

Nov 11, 12:37

Fujitsu on November 10 unveiled Lifebook SH771, its 13.3-inch ultrabook with a weight of 1.22kg and minimum thickness of 1.66cm, for launch in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail...

Fujitsu launches a 13.3-inch ultrabook

Acer confident of hitting ultrabook shipments target in 4Q11

Nov 11, 11:36

Acer on November 10 indicated that its ultrabooks have been selling well so far and its original sales goal of 250,000-300,000 units for the fourth quarter can be reached. Acer generated...

Growth of DRAM content in notebooks decelerates, says IHS

Nov 9, 09:56

The growth of DRAM content in traditional notebooks is beginning to decelerate due to the rising popularity of ultrabooks and cloud computing, along with weak near-term economic conditions,...

Ultrabooks to deliver ultrafast growth, says IHS

Nov 8, 12:10

In a bid to stave off the rising competitive threat posed by media tablets, the mobile PC market is embracing the new ultrabook platform in a big way, with shipments expected to rise...

Acer, Asustek initial ultrabook sales not up to expectations, say sources

Oct 31, 12:11

Shipments of ultrabook by Acer and Asustek Computer are expected to reach 100,000 units each by the end of 2011, falling short of their targets of 200,000-300,000 units, due to relatively...

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Ultrabooks estimated to take up 20-25% of global consumer notebook shipments in 4Q12

Oct 28, 11:58

While Intel aims to increase the proportion of ultrabooks among global shipments of consumer notebooks to 40% by fourth-quarter 2012, the proportion is estimated to only reach 20-25%...

FATC gains orders for onboard DRAM, says report

Newswatch - Oct 25, 11:26

Memory backend service provider Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC) has grabbed testing orders for onboard DRAM products used in ultrabooks, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

AMD launching new platform for ultrabook-like products

Oct 24, 16:55

AMD has made plans for ultrabook-like products for the next two years – in 2012, AMD will launch the Deccan platform to replace Brazos and will launch Kerala in 2013.

Suppliers have mixed feelings about SSD adoption in ultrabooks

Oct 21, 01:20

With ultrabooks expected to create new demand for solid-state drives, suppliers of SSDs actually have mixed feelings about the impact on their businesses, according to industry sou...

Asustek Zenbook

CPT, Infovision to supply panels for Asustek ultrabooks

Oct 12, 14:58

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and China-based Infovision Optoelectronics will supply two different sized panels for Asustek's UX series ultrabooks. Infovision will supply Asustek with...

Acer plans 15-inch ultrabooks using fiber glass cases

Oct 7, 01:35

Acer plans to launch a 15-inch ultrabook model in early 2012 built using fiber glass cases supplied by Mitac Precision Technology. Asustek Computer is expected to follow suit, also...

Demand from vendors for new manufacturing process affecting notebook ODM profits

Oct 6, 01:25

Notebook brand vendors such as Asustek Computer, Acer and Lenovo, which originally outsourced the assembly of their ultrabook panels and panel-bezels to their notebook ODM partners,...

Ultrabook and tablet PCs are parallel market segments, says Asustek CEO

Oct 5, 15:50

Ultrabooks are a market segment parallel to that of tablet PCs without any competitive conflicts before the launch of Windows 8, according to Asustek Computer CEO Jerry Shen.

HP, Dell to launch ultrabooks by 1Q12

Oct 5, 01:05

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell will launch ultrabooks at the end of 2011 and the first quarter of 2012 respectively, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Intel to unveil more ultrabook promotions in October

Sep 29, 16:09

Because downstream partners are conservative about ultrabook demand, Intel is set to unveil new promotion plans for ultrabooks on October 4 hoping to boost morale among its partners,...

Quanta to manufacture ultrabook for Samsung, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 26, 16:50

Samsung Electronics is reportedly outsourcing an ultrabook model to Quanta Computer, while it will manufacture another model in-house. Both ultrabooks are set to launch in the fourth...

Acer, Asustek to ship 200,000 ultrabooks each month in 4Q11

Sep 26, 16:31

Acer and Asustek Computer are expected to each have monthly shipments of 200,000 ultrabooks in the fourth quarter as the two players have been aggressively pushing the new devices...

Pegatron poised to compete for ultrabook ODM orders

Sep 21, 16:11

While many Taiwan-based ODMs are conservative about the prospects of ultrabooks, Pegatron Technology thinks they are worth investment and has prepared to compete for more ODM orders...

Notebook replacement boom will not happen until 2H12, say Taiwan makers

Sep 21, 16:02

The global large-scale replacement of notebooks, due to negative economic impacts and strong competition from iPad, will not happen until the second half of 2012 when the combination...

Consumers may still have difficulty accepting ultrabook pricing

Sep 20, 14:53

Ultrabooks, despite that Intel has been aggressively pushing the products, may not earn favor from consumers because average prices are still about 30% higher than those of mainstream...

DRAM chipmakers and module suppliers may gain, lose business from ultrabooks

Sep 20, 14:30

With notebook companies rolling out their new ultrabook devices, the new category of computer is highly expected to see its adoption expand substantially later in 2011 and 2012. While...

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    Asustek Zenbook NX500 ultrabook

    Asustek has announced the Zenbook NX500, a new flagship of the Zenbook ultrabook range. The NX500 features a new all-aluminum chassis, Asustek's VisualMaster display technology and...

    Photo: Company, Jun 25.

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    Acer Aspire P3 ultrabook

    Weighing 3.06lb and measuring 0.77-inch, the Aspire P3 delivers performance and long battery life in a form factor with an 11.6-inch IPS HD display, Intel Core i3 or Core i5 processor,...

    Photo: Company, Jul 15.

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    Acer Aspire S7 series ultrabooks

    Acer has announced its Aspire S7 series ultrabooks, featuring a unibody design made from a single block of aluminum with a process that saves energy and material. They also feature...

    Photo: Company, Nov 14.

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    Acer Aspire M3 ultrabook

    Acer has unveiled its latest ultrabook products, the M series, to bring a touch experience to the mainstream consumer, offering 10-point touch, frameless HD display, latest Intel...

    Photo: Company, Nov 14.

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    Hynix DDR3L-RS DRAM

    SK Hynix has introduced DDR3L-RS (Reduced Standby) DRAM for mobile solutions using its 20nm class technology. By using 20nm class technology and efficiently managing standby current,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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