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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 16 August 2017 [3273 news items]

Microsoft new Surface Book enters mass production

Mar 16, 14:09

Microsoft's new Surface Book reportedly entered mass production recently and shipments are expected to rise each month, according to sources from the related upstream supply chain...

MEA PC market declines on year amid weak commercial demand, says IDC

Mar 13, 15:52

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market experienced a mild decline of 1.8% on year in the fourth quarter of 2016 to total 3.2 million units, according to IDC. The decline stemmed...

Compal ships 2.9 million notebooks/PCs in February

Mar 10, 15:11

Compal Electronics has announced notebook/PC shipments of 2.9 million units for February, up 31% from 2.2 million units in January. Although Compal's shipments had over 30% on-month...

Wistron reports over 20% on-year revenue growth for February

Mar 9, 14:10

Wistron's February consolidated revenues dropped 9.65% on month, but increased 22.5% on year to reach NT$49.42 billion (US$1.6 billion). Wistron shipped 1.3 million notebooks in February,...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments to enjoy on-year growth in 1Q17

Mar 2, 10:50

Worldwide notebook shipments (not including 2-in-1 devices) surpassed 40 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, dropping only 1.2% on year. Shipments from Taiwan-based ODMs...

Digitimes Research: January shipments of Wintel notebooks down on month, up on year

Feb 16, 22:21

Wintel notebooks shipped by the global top-five vendors: HP, Dell, Lenovo, Acer and Asustek Computer, in January 2017 decreased 35% on month but increased 10% on year, while shipments...

Notebook industry facing a crisis, says Wistron chairman

Feb 16, 15:35

After experiencing a mild 5% shipment decline in 2016, the notebook industry is braced for a steady year in 2017 with shipments to stop falling, if not start growing. But it is not...

Clevo to see notebook shipments remain robust in 1Q17

Newswatch - Feb 14, 15:33

Taiwan-based Clevo has reported increased revenues for January thanks to strong shipments of its notebooks in the China market. The company's January revenues came to NT$1.98 billion...

Hewlett-Packard expected to be top notebook vendor in 2017

Feb 14, 11:37

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is expected to replace Lenovo as the top notebook vendor worldwide in 2017, according to data from Digitimes Research.

Quanta continues to be largest notebook ODM for HP in 2017

Feb 13, 11:44

HP has decided on the distribution of orders among its four main Taiwan-based ODMs for notebook to be launched in 2017, with Quanta Computer maintaining the status as the largest...

Wistron, Inventec see mixed January shipments

Feb 9, 14:03

Wistron has announced notebook shipments of 1.3 million units for January, up 18.18% on year from January 2016's 1.1 million units. Meanwhile, Inventec shipped 1.15 million PC devices...

Acer covering all bases with niche notebook offerings in 2017

Jan 26, 16:38

With the kickoff of the 2017 British Educational Training and Technology Show (BETT) in London, Acer announced multiple notebooks targeting the education market, adding to an already...

Microsoft to partner with notebook vendors to push Lunar New Year promotions

Jan 26, 15:57

Microsoft has cooperated with its notebook partners including Acer, Asustek Computer and Micro-Star International (MSI) to promote their notebooks over the Lunar New Year holidays.

Xiaomi to launch notebook with magnesium-lithium chassis in 2017

Jan 19, 11:53

Xiaomi Technology will launch a notebook featuring a chassis made of magnesium-lithium alloy in 2017. The chassis will be exclusively produced by a China-based joint-venture established...

Acer, Asustek see notebook sales rising in Russia, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 17, 14:49

Acer and Asustek Computer saw their notebook sales in Russia grow strongly in the second half of 2016 thanks to an economic recovery triggered by rising oil prices, according to a...

BYD wins price negotiation priority for 2017 Asustek notebooks

Jan 13, 11:31

Asustek Computer for the first time adopted online bidding for requests for quotations (RFQ) for notebooks to be launched in 2017, and China-based OEM BYD has won the first right...

Quanta sees growth in December revenues; Acer suffers drops

Jan 11, 15:57

Quanta Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$104.97 billion (US$3.28 billion) for December, the company's second highest record with on-month growth of 13.42% and on-year...

Huawei Technologies chooses Pegatron, Quanta as notebook ODMs in 2017

Dec 23, 11:33

Huawei Technologies will launch a 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch clamshell notebook in 2017 and has selected Taiwan-based Pegatron and Quanta Computer as ODMs, according to industry sourc...

Wistron reports record monthly sales in November due to new smartphone orders

Dec 9, 14:55

Wistron saw its November consolidated revenues rise 12.94% on month and 25.81% on year to reach NT$74.13 billion (US$2.32 billion) in November, a new historical record, while the...

Inventec revenues increase in November

Dec 9, 14:11

Inventec has announced consolidated revenues of NT$37.64 billion (US$1.18 billion) for November, up by 1.59% on month and 3.59% on year. The company's consolidated revenues for the...

Catcher sees November revenues down from a year ago

Dec 5, 22:26

Taiwan-based notebook chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$8.21 billion (US$257.37 million) for November, up 0.29% on month, but down 1.63% on...

PC market outlook improves mildly with faster shift to slim and convertible models, says IDC

Dec 2, 16:06

Worldwide PC shipments are forecast to decline by 6.4% on year in 2016, according to an updated forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. This is an improvement over August's...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 vendors, top-3 Taiwan ODMs October notebook shipments down 22%, 12% on month

Nov 22, 22:51

The five largest notebook vendors together shipped 10.19 million Windows units equipped with Intel processors in October, decreasing 22% on month, while the three largest Taiwan-based...

Acer places 2017 main notebook orders with Quanta, Compal

Nov 22, 21:50

Based on Acer's RFQ (request for quotation) for the majority of its notebook orders in 2017, Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics are two major ODMs, according to industry source...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments up on year after two years of decline

Nov 21, 22:50

Worldwide notebook shipments are estimated to reach 41.65 million units in the fourth quarter, up 6.4% sequentially as demand from the year-end holidays is expected to pick up strongly,...

Booming notebook orders to last until 1Q17, say Taiwan makers

Nov 21, 11:09

Shipments of notebooks from Taiwan-based ODMs will remain strong in the first quarter of 2017 as some brand vendors have been pulling in more orders on short supply of some key components,...

Huawei to ramp up its share in global smartphone, notebook and tablet markets in 2017

Nov 21, 11:06

China-based Huawei Technologies is expected to step up its cooperation with Taiwan-based ODMs to ramp up its share in the global smartphone, notebook and tablet markets, according...

Proportion of notebooks for single-spindle models to rise significantly in 2017, say Taiwan makers

Nov 16, 11:16

Based on notebook vendors' RFQ (request for quotation) for models to be launched in 2017, the proportion of 15-inch and above notebooks for single-spindle models without built-in...

Wistron reports decreased earnings for 3Q16

Nov 14, 10:04

Wistron has reported net profits of NT$512 million (US$16.08 million) for the third quarter of 2016, down 16.97% on quarter and 22% from a year earlier. EPS for the quarter stood...

Pegatron expects 4Q16 notebook shipments to grow

Nov 11, 14:50

Pegatron expects fourth-quarter 2016 notebook shipments to increase 25-30% on quarter and those for motherboards and desktops to decrease 15-20%, according to the company.

Quanta expects 4Q16 notebook shipments to drop 2-3%

Nov 11, 13:59

Quanta Computer shipped 10.9 million notebooks in the third quarter of 2016, increasing 2.83% on quarter, and expects shipments to decrease 2-3% in the fourth quarter sequentially...

Quanta vice chairman CC Leung

Panel shortages expected to hurt notebook demand in 1H17, says Compal president

Nov 10, 14:47

LCD TV panel shortages are prompting panel makers to shift their capacity and the issue has caused notebook panels to see tight supply, according to Compal Electronics president Ray...

Demand for USB Type-C to pick up with more notebook adoption, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 8, 14:07

Market watchers expect Apple's decision to fully adopt USB Type-C connectors for its new MacBook Pros to accelerate other notebook vendors' adoption of USB Type-C technology in their...

Taiwan market: Acer unveils Swift-series ultra-thin notebooks

Nov 2, 14:45

Acer on November 1 unveiled four Swift-series ultra-thin notebooks for launch in the Taiwan market, with the 14-inch Swift 1 for sale at a recommended retail price of NT$18,900 (US$598),...

Acer, Asustek adjusting notebook strategies for 2017

Oct 28, 11:15

Acer and Asustek Computer will adjust their strategies for marketing notebooks in 2017, with Acer to decrease shipments of entry-level models and focus on gaming, 2-in-1 and slim...

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    Asustek ZenBook 3 Deluxe ultra-thin notebook

    ZenBook 3 Deluxe features a 14-inch display in compact chassis crafted from aerospace-grade aluminum alloy. This grade of alloy is 50% stronger than standard alloy, according to the...

    Photo: Company, Jun 14.

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    Photo: Company, Jul 25.

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    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.

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    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.

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