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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 21 September 2016 [3154 news items]

Growth in 2-in-1s not enough to cover decreases in notebook, tablet shipments in 2Q16, say Taiwan makers

Jul 13, 15:06

While global shipments for 2-in-1 devices have been growing steadily in the second quarter of 2016, the growth was far insufficient to cover decreases in notebook and tablet shipments,...

Notebook chip order visibility extends

Jul 13, 14:02

Taiwan-based IC design houses have landed an influx of orders for notebooks, and have seen better order visiility for the third quarter, according to industry sources.

PC shipments beat expectations in 2Q16 as US market returns to growth, says IDC

Jul 12, 16:00

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 62.4 million units in the second quarter of 2016, an on-year decline of 4.5%, beating the forecast of negative 7.4% by roughly 3%, according to the...

Notebook ODMs look to shipment growths in 2H16

Jul 12, 12:00

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec have announced their June shipments with Quanta shipping four million notebooks, up 300,000 units...

Asustek sees growth in June revenues; conservative about 3Q16

Jul 12, 11:14

Asustek Computer saw its June consolidated revenues grow 33% on month and 2% on year to reach NT$42.39 billion (US$1.32 billion), but its revenues in the second quarter were down...

Asustek new products expected to improve 2H16 operations

Jul 11, 15:36

Asustek Computer had slow performance in the first half as demand for notebooks continues to weaken, and the company has been reducing its existing ZenFone shipments in preparation...

Notebook shipments of Taiwan players from 2006-2016

Jul 9, 17:48

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...

Taiwan market: Acer launches new notebook, to boost share to 24% in 4Q16

Jun 30, 14:08

Acer has unveiled its new notebook, the Aspire S13, for sale in the Taiwan market in the second half of 2016. The Aspire S13 features a 13.3-inch display, an Intel Core i5 or i7 CPU...

Acer Aspire S13 notebook

Acer achieves breakthroughs in non-PC businesses, says chairman

Jun 24, 15:59

Acer chairman George Huang has said the company's new business development is heading to the right direction and has achieved breakthroughs in areas including virtual reality (VR),...

IC suppliers landing short lead-time orders for Type-C solutions

Jun 21, 22:11

Taiwan-based IC suppliers have been receiving more short lead-time orders for USB Type-C solutions from notebook vendors and ODMs recently, indicating that the Type-C interface is...

Notebook ODMs eye medical electronics device opportunity

Jun 21, 15:19

ODMs have been partnering with medical product players to push into the medical electronics device market. Compal Electronics recently cooperated with Portugal-based Alert Life Science...

Inventec expects shipment growth in 2016 thanks to enterprise sector orders

Jun 21, 14:56

Despite weakening worldwide notebook demand, Inventec still expects its notebook shipments to grow on year in 2016 thanks to stable shipments to the enterprise sector; however, revenues...

Dell sees rising share in notebook market

Jun 16, 14:02

In addition to the enterprise notebook sector, Dell has also been successfully expanding its presence in the consumer notebook sector recently and has seen increased market share...

Asustek enhances gaming notebook marketing

Jun 16, 10:26

Asustek Computer, viewing that gaming notebooks have become a main source of consolidated operating profit, has recently strengthened marketing strategies for the second half through...

Digitimes Research: Major notebook vendors and ODMs see over 30% on-month growth in May

Jun 15, 22:30

Digitimes Research estimates that worldwide top-5 notebook brand vendors and top-3 ODMs both enjoyed 31% on-month shipment growth in May because of preparations for new notebook models...

Global PC shipments to decline 7.3% in 2016, says IDC

Newswatch - Jun 15, 13:41

Worldwide PC shipments (excluding handhelds, tablets and portable PCs with detachable keyboards) are forecast to decline 7.3% on year to 255.6 million units in 2016, according to...

Taiwan notebook ODMs look to strong shipments in June, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 13, 16:24

The top-four Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec, are expected to see their notebook shipments remain strong in June after posting...

PC market stability remains elusive as markets continue to struggle, says IDC

Jun 13, 16:06

Worldwide PC shipments are forecast to decline by 7.3% on year in 2016 according to an updated forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. The outlook continues to call...

Notebook hinge maker Jarllytec reports strong sales for May

Newswatch - Jun 7, 15:04

Notebook hinge maker Jarllytec saw its revenues surge 29.09% on month and 107.22% on year to a record high of NT$580 million (US$17.96 million) in May.

Computex 2016: Dell launches new notebooks and desktops in Taiwan

Jun 2, 19:59

Dell has announced new 2-in-1 products including the Inspiron 5000 and 7000-series for Taiwan during Computex 2016.

Elan obtains fingerprint sensor orders from first-tier notebook firms

Jun 1, 12:38

Elan Microelectronics's fingerprint sensor modules have attracted orders from first-tier notebook firms, with volume shipments set to kick off in the second half of 2016, according...

Digitimes Research:Top-5 Wintel notebook vendors see combined shipments down in April

May 27, 13:50

Combined shipments of Wintel-based notebooks (excluding detachable models) from the top-five Wintel notebook vendors: Dell, HP, Lenovo, Asustek Computer and Acer declined 39% on month...

First-tier vendors cautious about China-based players launching notebooks and 2-in-1 devices in May-July

May 24, 14:22

China-based Huawei will launch its new 2-in-1 device on May 26, targeting the mid-range and high-end segments, while Xiaomi is ready to release its inexpensive ultra-thin notebook...

Shipments of Chromebooks integrated with Google Play set to increase

May 20, 15:50

Google has announced that new Chromebooks rolled out by its notebook partners will start supporting Google Play, a move which is likely to substantially ramp up shipments of Chrome...

Quanta sees on-month drop in April revenues

May 12, 10:43

Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$68.18 billion (US$2.1 billion) for April 2016, representing a 9.31% drop on month but a 0.98% increase on year. The company...

Notebook ODMs see shipments drop in April

May 11, 16:00

Notebook ODMs Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec have announced their shipments for April with all seeing on-month drop in notebook shipments.

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments to grow 9.7% sequentially in 2Q16, but still down 10% on year

May 9, 21:38

With brand vendors ready to launch new products for the second quarter, Chromebook to see strong shipment growth and Xiaomi to begin shipping its new notebook later in May, worldwide...

Acer to release more ultra-thin notebooks in September

May 5, 14:50

Acer has recently launched its new ultra-thin Aspire S 13 and will announce two more ultra-thin notebooks in September.

Gaming notebook, 2-in-1 markets to see more competition with entry of lower-tier players

May 5, 14:43

With Intel reference designs and support including product planning, software/hardware certification and marketing, China-based lower-tier vendors including Huawei Technologies, TCL,...

Quanta Computer denies reported layoffs

May 4, 15:32

Quanta Computer on May 3 firmly denied reports that the company will lay off 10-20% of employees in June, adding that a number of employees voluntarily resigned due to merging a business...

Asustek Computer leads gaming notebook sales

May 4, 14:34

Asustek Computer is currently the largest global gaming notebook vendor, particularly ranking first in the US, UK, Germany, France, Russia and Italy. Asustek sold nearly 90,000 units...

Acer unveils gaming notebooks, 2-in-1s, Chromebooks in New York

Apr 22, 14:30

Acer unveiled new gaming notebooks, 2-in-1 models and Chromebooks in New York on April 21 to specifically meet expected back-to-school demand in the third quarter of 2016.

Asustek new CSO expected to initially focus on enhancing competition with Gigabyte, MSI

Apr 22, 12:03

Vice chairman Ted Hsu for ODM Pegatron will return to Asustek Computer as chief strategy officer (CSO) and is expected to strengthen competition initially with Gigabyte Technology...

Ted Hsu, Asustek new CSO

Toshiba reportedly to sell notebook factory in China

Apr 19, 21:10

Toshiba will reportedly sell its notebook factory in Hangzhou, eastern China, and has inquired about a few Taiwan-based notebook ODMs' interest, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Dell launches enterprise notebook with ultra-thin bezel design

Apr 19, 15:28

Dell has launched its new enterprise notebook, the Latitude 13 7000, featuring a 13-inch display with an ultra-thin 7mm bezel making the overall chassis as small as a typical 12-inch...

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    Acer TravelMate X349

    Acer has announced its new TravelMate X3 commercial notebook series designed for small and medium businesses, and professionals. First in the series, the 14-inch TravelMate X349,...

    Photo: Company, Jul 25.

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    Samsung PM971-NVMe

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing NVM Express (NVMe) PCIe solid state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package for next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

  • AMD+7th%2Dgeneration+A+series+processor

    AMD 7th-generation A series processor

    AMD has announced availability of its new mobile seventh-generation AMD A-series processors, timed to support a new notebook design by HP. New OEM PC designs powered by the A-series...

    Photo: Company, Apr 11.

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    Acer Predator 17 gaming notebook

    Acer has unveiled its Predator 17 gaming notebooks, powered by Intel's Core i7-6700HQ processor. Select models feature Nvidia's GeForce GTX980M graphics card, up to 32GB of DDR4...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • Acer+Predator+15+gaming+notebook

    Acer Predator 15 gaming notebook

    Acer has unveiled its Predator 15 gaming notebooks, powered by Intel's Skylake-based Core i7-6700HQ processor. Select models feature Nvidia GeForce GTX980M graphics card, up to 32GB...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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