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Taiwan notebook ODMs
  • 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: Tuesday 12 December 2017 [3321 news items]

Clevo ships 1.42 million notebooks in 2015, but sees increasing volume in high-end models

Mar 28, 22:24

Clevo's notebook shipments reached 1.42 million units in 2015, down 13.93% from 1.65 million in 2014, but revenues from the business grew 4% on year in 2015 as the company shipped...

IC orders for notebooks slow

Mar 25, 14:09

IC orders for notebooks remain slow, according to sources at analog and other notebook-related chip suppliers, adding that shipments are unlikely to register substantial growth in...

Gaming DIY market to see stable growth in 2016

Mar 22, 16:13

The gaming market has grown more popular in 2016 and despite the fierce competition in the gaming notebook sector, the gaming DIY market continues to see stable growth and will enjoy...

Notebook vendors to push ultra-thin notebooks to compete against new MacBook

Mar 22, 16:04

With Apple's new ultra-thin 13- and 15-inch MacBooks to start shipping at the end of the second quarter, notebook brand vendors such as Asustek Computer, Dell and Lenovo have also...

Brazil notebook market suffering inventory pile up

Mar 21, 15:35

With a 30% on-year drop in notebook sales in 2015, Brazil's notebook retail channel is suffering from a serious inventory pile up, and most brand vendors' orders for the country have...

Xiaomi to delay first notebook launch to 2Q16

Mar 17, 22:14

Xiaomi Technology is expected to delay the launch of its first notebook to the second quarter of 2016, one quarter behind its original schedule, according to sources from Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments up slightly on month in February

Mar 15, 11:12

Following significant drops both on month and on year in January, worldwide notebook shipments remained weak in February, growing only 2% sequentially for the top-five brand vendors...

Pegatron sees revenues drop in February

Mar 11, 14:57

Pegatron Technology saw its February 2016 revenues drop 35.2% on month and 5.1% on year to reach only NT$65.72 billion (US$2 billion) due to seasonality and fewer working hours caused...

Taiwan market: Lenovo to launch ultra-thin 14-inch notebook

Mar 11, 12:17

Lenovo will launch the ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14-inch business-use Windows 10 notebook, featuring carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic chassis, thinness of 17.7mm and a weight of 1.31kg, for...

Quanta sees February revenues increase

Mar 11, 11:52

Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$62.11 billion (US$1.86 billion) for February 2016, increasing 3.39% on month and 12.89% on year, and NT$122.18 billion for...

Compal notebook shipments rise 15% in February

Mar 10, 12:19

Compal Electronics shipped 2.3 million notebooks during February, up 15% from a month ago. The company expects shipments to continue increasing in March at a double-digit percentage...

Wistron, Inventec see better-than-expected shipments in February

Mar 9, 15:26

Wistron shipped 1.1 million notebooks, 800,000 desktops, 500,000 monitors, 300,000 LCD TVs and 130,000 servers in February, while fellow maker Inventec shipped 1.25 million IT devices...

Pegatron notebook shipments weakening because of Toshiba order cuts

Mar 8, 15:14

The worldwide seventh largest notebook brand vendor Toshiba has been cutting its notebook orders recently, which is negatively impacting its largest ODM partner Pegatron Technology's...

Samsung unveils 3 notebook models in China

Mar 3, 11:31

Samsung Electronics unveiled three notebooks under its 9 series product line: the 13-inch 900X3L, 15-inch 900X5L and 13-inch 940X3L, at Samsung China Forum in Shanghai, eastern China,...

Pegatron to compete for notebook ODM orders from Dell

Feb 22, 10:24

Pegatron Technology is poised to compete for notebook ODM orders from Dell to make up for Toshiba canceling orders for consumer notebooks in 2016, according to industry sources.

Notebook ODMs pushing into IoT business

Feb 19, 11:17

Notebook ODMs have been expanding into the Internet of Things (IoT) industry with both Compal Electronics and Pegatron Technology having established teams to specifically handle related...

Panel makers and ODMs benefit from rising orders for Asustek high-end notebooks

Feb 17, 15:43

As competition in the high-end notebook market is expected to start heating up, Asustek Computer has been increasing its orders for high-end notebook models, benefiting its component...

Notebook ODMs see over 20% on-month drop in January revenues

Feb 16, 16:18

Notebook ODMs have announced revenues for January and all suffered over 20% on-month declines. The ODMs expect revenues to continue dropping in February due to fewer working hours,...

Notebook PCB specialist GBM posts decreased January sales

Feb 5, 14:59

Taiwan-based Global Brands Manufacture (GBM), which specializes in the manufacture of notebook-use PCBs, has reported revenues for January 2016 decreased 1% sequentially and 8% from...

Toshiba reportedly to close R&D center in Taiwan

Feb 4, 12:34

Toshiba reportedly plans to close its R&D center in Taiwan and will lay off about 100 engineers working at the center, according to sources in Taiwan's notebook industry.

Notebook vendors facing high channel inventory in 1Q16

Feb 2, 16:12

Notebook brand vendors are facing high channel inventories for the first quarter of 2016 as they placed increased orders to restock in the fourth quarter of 2015, but demand from...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments grow slightly on quarter in 4Q15, but will drop over 16% in 1Q16

Feb 1, 22:43

Worldwide notebook shipments enjoyed a slight growth of 0.6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2015 thanks to stable demand from the year-end holidays in Europe and North America...

Fierce competition eliminating small gaming product players

Feb 1, 15:00

With competition growing fierce in the gaming PC market, several gaming peripheral vendors have quit the market, unable to bear the increasing losses, and some channel retailers are...

Supply chain braces for possible merger of Vaio, Toshiba, Fujitsu PC units

Jan 28, 14:45

Japan-based PC brand vendors Vaio (previously Sony), Toshiba and Fujitsu reportedly are ready to merge their notebook businesses into a company, a move which will affect Taiwan-based...

ODMs eye gaming notebook orders

Jan 25, 14:56

Seeing competition growing fierce in the gaming notebook market, notebook ODMs have been aggressively looking to land related orders from brand vendors. Compal Electronics is the...

Taiwan market: Dell launches XPS 13, XPS 15 notebooks

Jan 22, 15:54

Dell has launched two Windows 10 notebooks, the 13-inch XPS 13 equipped with Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor and 15-inch XPS 15 equipped with Core i7 processor in the Taiwan market...

Huawei, Xiaomi to release sub-13-inch 2-in-1 devices

Jan 22, 12:23

China-based Huawei Device is set to launch its first notebook in April using a 12.9-inch display and Windows 10, while Xiaomi Technology will launch a notebook with a sub-13-inch...

Asustek gives BYD orders for about 1.5 million notebooks in 2016

Jan 21, 15:17

Asustek Computer reportedly has outsourced orders for about 1.5 million notebooks to China-based EMS provider BYD, equivalent to less than 10% of Asustek's total notebook shipments...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments in 2016 to fall 2.5% on year

Jan 19, 21:26

There were 157.4 million notebooks shipped globally in 2015, decreasing 9% on year, and the shipments will further slip 2.5% to 153.5 million units in 2016, according to Digitimes...

Second- and third-tier notebook ODMs to see weak shipment performance in 2016

Jan 18, 16:29

Taiwan- and China-based second and third-tier notebook ODMs including Shuttle, Clevo, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), Uniwill, Malata and BYD are facing declining orders in 2016...

Capacitive touch demand on the rise for most applications

Jan 18, 10:24

The proportion of capacitive touch is growing in segments including smartphone, tablet, notebook and all-in-one PC applications, due to reduced pricing for the technology.

Dell pushing Inspiron 7000 series for mid-range gaming sector

Jan 15, 15:53

Dell has recently been pushing its Inspiron 7000 series notebooks to compete against Acer, Asustek and Micro-Star International's (MSI) mid-range gaming notebook products and will...

Notebook competition to grow fiercer in 2016

Jan 15, 11:51

The notebook market is expected to see fiercer competition in 2016 than the previous years due to factors including Samsung Electronics having reorganized its notebook business to...

Global notebook demand to remain weak in 1H16

Jan 13, 15:56

While Taiwan-based ODMs shipped more notebooks than originally expected in December 2015, this was not due to rebounding demand, and global notebook demand will remain weak in the...

Pegatron notebook shipments up in 2015, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 12, 15:53

Pegatron Technology is estimated to have shipped 3.4-3.5 million notebooks in the fourth quarter of 2015, up 48% sequentially, while its notebook shipments for 2015 reached 10 million...

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    Nexstgo Avita Liber notebooks

    Hong Kong-based notebook brand startup Nexstgo has unveiled its Liber series consumer notebooks under its Avita brand in Taiwan and will launch its enterprise SU and NS series products...

    Photo: Shihmin Fu, Dec 12.

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    MSI GT75VR gaming notebook

    Micro-Star International (MSI) has introduced its GT75VR gaming notebook, featuring a 17-inch display, Intel's top-end CPU and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080/1070 SLI/1070 graphics card...

    Photo: Company, Sep 12.

  • Asustek+ZenBook+3+Deluxe+ultra%2Dthin+notebook

    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.

  • Acer+TravelMate+X349+

    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.

  • Samsung+PM971%2DNVMe

    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.

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