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  • Taiwan notebook Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) account for more than 90% of global notebook production and Digitimes is there to provide daily updates on shipments, supplier contracts and financial data on the more than 10 Taiwan makers involved in notebook manufacturing.

    Last update: Wednesday 23 July 2014 [2761 news items]

Vendors partner with Wintel to release US$199-249 notebooks for 2H14

Jul 23, 22:53

Intel, Microsoft and notebook brand vendors are preparing to push entry-level notebooks priced at US$199-249 in the second half, according to sources from the upstream supply chain...

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Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to grow 4.3% sequentially in 3Q14

Jul 22, 10:29

Buoyed by back-to-school demand, global notebook shipments are expected to grow 4.3% sequentially in the third quarter of 2014 before taking a dive of 1.1% in the fourth quarter,...

Dell aims to ship 30 million notebooks in 2015

Jul 21, 13:31

Based on requests for quotation (RFQ) received by Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, Dell aims to ramp up its notebook shipments by 40% to almost 30 million units in 2015, bringing it closer...

Dell aims to ship almost 30 million notebooks in 2015

Holitech eyes wearable device opportunities

Jul 14, 11:20

China touch panel maker Jiangxi Holitech Technology is aiming at touch panel opportuniites in the 7- to 15.6-inch segment during the second half of 2014 into 2015, and expects demand...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments decline 4.9% in 2Q14

Jul 14, 10:05

Global notebook shipments dropped 4.9% on year in the second quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research. Despite the end of Windows XP bringing about a surge of notebook orders,...

Notebook ODMs expect 5-10% growth in 3Q14 shipments

Jul 11, 11:56

Notebook ODMs expect their shipments to enjoy a sequential growth of 5-10% in the third quarter and have a chance to advance further in the fourth, helping their shipment ratio for...

Notebook ODMs expect 5-10% growth in 3Q14 shipments

Quanta Computer ships 4.3 million notebooks in June

Jul 10, 19:50

Quanta Computer shipped 4.3 million notebooks in June, increasing 10.25% on month, and 11.5 million units in the second quarter, rising 9.52% sequentially, according to the company...

Compal sees over 10% growth on month in June revenues; Inventec suffers small decline

Jul 9, 22:24

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$76.71 billion (US$2.56 billion) for June, up 12.8% on month and 34.57% on year thanks to the contribution from Compal...

Compal and Wistron to evenly share Dell consumer notebook orders for 2015

Jul 9, 22:13

Dell has reportedly already finished the request for quotation (RFQ) process for its consumer notebook orders for 2015 with Compal Electronics and Wistron each landing half of the...

Notebook vendors continuing to shift touch panel orders to China

Jul 9, 15:10

Taiwan touch panel makers are continuing to see increased pressure from China-based makers due to their low-price solutions, which is also prompting more notebook vendors to shift...

Notebook component makers have no role to play in smart wearable devices

Jul 9, 12:11

While notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec have stepped into production of wearable devices, there is no role for battery pack, heat-dissipation...

Wistron June notebook shipments hit monthly high

Jul 8, 22:01

Wistron shipped 1.9 million notebooks in June, the highest monthly level so far in 2014, and five million units in the second quarter, increasing 11% on quarter, according to the...

Asustek June revenues down sequentially

Jul 8, 11:51

Asustek Computer on July 7 reported consolidated revenues of NT$33.91 billion (US$1.13 billion) for June, decreasing on month by 7.97% but increasing on year by 0.37%, while its sales...

Digitimes Research: Brand vendors and ODMs continue to enjoy shipment growth in June

Jul 7, 16:07

Global top-five brand vendors and top-three ODMs all enjoyed over 15% on-month shipment growth (not including detachable models) in June, buoyed by the release of new models and fresh...

Taiwan component makers to enhance competitiveness through vertical integration and automated production

Jul 2, 22:12

Having almost no advantages competing against China-based component makers in terms of price and volume, Taiwan-based notebook component makers have recently started organizing their...

Taiwan market: Asustek to launch convertible, gaming notebooks

Jul 2, 15:46

Asustek Computer has unveiled a convertible touchscreen notebook, the Transformer Book Flip, for launch in the Taiwan market on July 4 at NT$34,900 (US$1,163) for a 13.3-inch version...

Asustek to launch new convertible, gaming notebooks

New GLT facilities expected to enter production in 1H15

Jul 1, 20:25

Light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) announced it will hold a kick off ceremony for a new production plant located in western Taiwan that is expected to go into...

Notebook shipments up 6.4% on month in May 2014, says WitsView

Jun 30, 15:55

Notebook shipments reached approximately 14 million units in May 2014, up 6.4% on month and up 9% on year. Distributors' strong stock up demands for new models including low-priced...

Increased TV and notebook panel pricing to improve profits for Taiwan makers in 3Q14, says report

Jun 24, 15:43

Increased pricing for large-size panels throughout June into the third quarter is expected to bring increased profits for Taiwan-based panel makers Innolux and AU Optronics (AUO),...

Apple to mass produce 12-inch MacBook Air in 3Q14

Jun 23, 22:03

Apple's new 12-inch MacBook Air will enter mass production in the third quarter, filling the gap between the 11- and 13-inch MacBook Airs as well as enhancing Apple's leadership in...

Notebook cooling fan makers enter module assembly industry

Jun 16, 21:38

Taiwan-based notebook cooling fan makers such as Delta Electronics and Sunonwealth Electric Machine have recently expanded into the cooling module assembly business with some even...

Notebook shipments of Taiwan players from 2006-2014

Jun 15, 16:52

Taiwan makers produced over 90% of the notebooks worldwide in 2008. The top-five notebook makers – Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron, Inventec and Asustek Computer...

Emerging markets see rising notebook demand

Jun 12, 12:12

Notebook demand in emerging markets has started recovering recently as international funds return to emerging markets after seeing a weak return on investment in the US and Europe,...

Notebook demand is rising in emerging markets

Notebook panels sized 15.6-inch continue to be in short supply

Jun 10, 20:55

Notebook panels sized 15.6-inch continue to be in short supply due to panel makers focusing more on small- to medium-size panel production, according to industry sources.

Compal, Wistron see on-month growths in June revenues

Jun 10, 11:43

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$68 billion (US$2.26 billion) for May, up 18.95% on month and 28.26% on year, while Wistron achieved NT$43.83 billion in...

ODMs expect 50% notebook shipment growth in 2H14

Jun 9, 14:28

Notebook ODMs expects their shipments in the second half to grow 50% from the first due to stronger-than-expected orders from clients in Europe, plus Microsoft's strategy to significantly...

Darfon unveils maglev keyboard

Jun 6, 14:13

Taiwan-based notebook keyboard maker Darfon has unveiled its latest innovation, the maglev keyboard, which it claims is thinner and has a longer product life than scissor switch-based...

Digitimes Research: HP, Acer see on-month shipment growth top 60% in May

Jun 4, 21:23

Global top-five brand vendors together and top-three ODMs combined both enjoyed over 25% on-month rebounds in May shipments with Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer both seeing over 60%...

Computex 2014: Intel unveils innovations for mobile devices, desktops and 2-in-1s

Jun 4, 11:56

Intel president Renee James has unveiled several new innovations at Computex 2014 including a SoC platform for entry-level mobile devices, 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design,...

Intel 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design

Notebook vendors demanding price cuts

May 29, 20:50

Notebook vendors have asked ODMs and component makers to lower quotes in an attempt to maintain profitability due to stagnant demand, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Computex 2014: Dell to showcase new AIO PCs, tablets, notebooks and Chromebooks

May 29, 14:13

Although not having a booth at the Computex 2014, Dell will still rent a space around the exhibition center to showcase its products such as all-in-one PCs, tablets, notebooks and...

Notebook brand vendors to start RFQ in June; ODMs may see order reshuffling

May 27, 12:02

Notebook brand vendors will start their request for quotation (RFQ) processes for notebook orders for 2015 in June and ODMs are already preparing for the event, according to sources...

Lenovo raising in-house notebook production in 2014 and 2015

May 26, 22:10

Lenovo's joint venture with Compal Electronics is expected to ship 15 million notebooks in 2014, up significantly from a year ago and the volume is expected to surpass 20 million...

Gigabyte, Asustek step up gaming notebook competition against MSI

May 26, 15:16

Gigabyte Technology and Asustek Computer are pushing their gaming notebook businesses aggressively to compete against Micro-Star International (MSI), which has had strong sales in...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook vendors and top-3 ODMs see shipments drop in April

May 22, 12:23

The global top-5 notebook brand vendors' combined shipments in April dropped 24% on month and 3% on year, while shipments of the top-3 ODMs dropped 15% on month and 9% on year, according...

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