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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: Tuesday 22 July 2014 [2760 news items]

Touchscreen notebook proportion expected to rise to 40% in 3Q13

Jun 3, 20:21

As vendors will launch more touchscreen notebooks, the proportion of notebooks sold in the Taiwan market with touchscreens is expected to rise from 10-15% in the first half of 2013...

Acer, Asustek to showcase the latest innovations at Computex 2013

May 31, 15:32

At Computex 2013, Acer will showcase two Windows 8 tablets, the 8-inch W3 810 and 11.6-inch Bulgari, while Asustek Computer reportedly will display its new Zenbooks featuring reinforced...

Global tablet shipments to grow 62% in 2013, says MIC

May 31, 15:08

There will be 182 million notebooks shipped globally in 2013, decreasing 5.3% on year, while tablet shipments will increase 62.2% to 228 million, according to the Market Intelligence...

EETI launches single-chip touchscreen ICs for notebooks, tablets and all-in-one devices

May 31, 12:24

Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) has rolled out a single-chip touchscreen IC solution which has been adopted by a number of desktop and notebook companies for their new models slated...

Digitimes Research: Global 2Q13 handset touch panel shipments to show 5% sequential growth

May 31, 10:55

The second quarter is the beginning of the traditional boom season for the touch panel market and demand from handset makers has been reviving. Digitimes Research predicts that global...

Notebook supply chain sees trouble satisfying downstream demand in China

May 29, 22:13

As Lenovo's PC manufacturing joint venture in Hefei, eastern China is set to ship 10 million products in 2013, sources from the notebook supply chain are concerned that they may have...

PC outlook falls as market increasingly looks to tablets, says IDC

May 29, 16:07

Worldwide PC shipments are now expected to fall by 7.8% in 2013 according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. The new forecast reflects a shift in PC buying trends as users...

Notebook vendors to defer shipments for 60 days, say Taiwan makers

May 29, 15:19

Notebook vendors will wait till July before ramping up their orders in preparation for the back-to-school demand, a delay of about 60 days as compared to the usual practice in previous...

One quarter of all notebooks to ship with touchscreens by 2016, says IHS

May 23, 11:38

Driven by falling prices and a major initiative from Intel, shipments of touch-enabled mobile PCs are expected to enjoy rapid growth in 2013 and the coming years, rising to about...

Samsung to launch complete line up of notebooks in 2H13

May 21, 19:13

Samsung Electronics has been developing a line up of notebooks for launch in June and the second half of 2013 ranging from consumer to business use and from entry-level to high-end,...

TPK expected to see decline in touch screen notebook market share during 2Q13

May 21, 14:40

TPK's market share for touch screen solutions used in notebook products is expected to drop to below 50% in the second quarter of 2013, according to industry sources.

Chicony seeks growth from non-notebook product lines

May 20, 21:55

Seeing the notebook industry suffering from weak demand, Taiwan-based keyboard maker Chicony Electronics has turned to its non-notebook businesses such as external keyboards and camera...

Taiwan component makers conservative about growth in 2H13 notebook shipments

May 20, 15:31

While many vendors and ODMs expect notebook shipments in the second half of 2013 to significantly increase from the first, Taiwan-based component makers generally hold conservative...

Windows 8.1 estimated to launch in late October

May 16, 14:18

Notebooks featuring Microsoft's new Windows 8.1 (Windows Blue) will start volume production in mid-September with the official launch of the operating system estimated to be around...

Notebook vendors pessimistic about 3Q13 outlook, say Taiwan makers

May 15, 16:05

Notebook vendors originally thought that Microsoft would launch Windows Blue in September 2013 and the new operating system could pair with Intel's Haswell platform, to be unveiled...

Fujitsu considers hike in domestic in-house production due to yen depreciation

May 15, 14:47

Japan-based Fujitsu is considering increasing the proportion of domestic in-house production because the depreciation of the Japanese yen means production costs in Japan have decreased,...

Quanta Computer expects 2H13 notebook shipments to rise 50% from 1H13

May 14, 21:49

Quanta Computer expects its notebook shipments in the second half of 2013 to increase by 50% from the first half, company vice chairman CC Leung said at an investors conference on...

Haswell-based notebooks to arrive in channels at the end of May

May 13, 15:23

Notebook brand vendors' new Haswell-based products have mostly been shipped and are estimated to arrive in retail channels worldwide at the end of May; however, since the new models...

Quanta Computer sees significant decrease in April notebook shipments

May 13, 10:39

Taiwan-based ODM Quanta Computer shipped 2.9 million notebooks in April, slipping 17.1% on month, according to the company.

Smart mobile device shipments exceed 300 million in 1Q13, says Canalys

May 10, 10:51

Total smart mobile device (notebook, tablet and smartphone) shipments for first-quarter 2013 hit 308.7 million units, according to Canalys' latest worldwide estimates. This represents...

Global notebook shipments to increase significantly in 2H13, says Compal chairman

May 9, 20:12

While global notebook sales have so far been stagnant, shipments in the second half of 2013 are expected to see large growth from the first half mainly due to the launch of new models...

Component makers seeking high gross margin business opportunities

May 8, 15:03

Notebook component makers such as Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology have started landing orders for mobile products such as tablets and smartphones due to weakening...

Taiwan market: Channels begin to clear old models before launch of Haswell

May 8, 14:58

As Intel will unveil Haswell in early June, retail channels in the Taiwan market have begun to clear notebooks and desktops by lowering prices by 10% on average, while some models...

Touchscreen models to account for 50% of Acer notebook shipments in 2014

May 6, 22:38

Acer is set to raise the shipment proportion of its touchscreen notebooks from 12% of the total volume in the first quarter to 50% by 2014 and 70% by 2015, according to Acer vice...

Notebook and monitor vendors plan to release Ultra HD products

May 6, 22:02

Notebook and monitor vendors are expected to release products equipped with Ultra HD panels in 2013, according to industry sources.

Acer unveils new ultrabooks, notebooks and tablet

May 6, 14:49

At a press event held in New York, Acer has unveiled its latest mobile products including the Aspire R7, a 15.6-inch notebook; Aspire P3 ultrabook; Iconia A1 7.9-inch tablet; and...

Acer chairman expects 5% on-year growth in 2Q13 notebook shipments

May 6, 14:01

During a recent product launch event in New York, Acer chairman JT Wang said the company has a good chance of seeing a 5% on-year revenue growth in the second quarter.

Digitimes Research: Global top-5 notebook brands see over 20% shipment drop in April

May 6, 11:38

Global top-5 notebook brands together suffered a more than 20% on-month shipment drop in April, while top-3 ODMs together had a drop of 14% due to most brand vendors having started...

Wintek expects increased shipments of notebook touch panels in 2Q13

May 3, 16:08

Wintek expects shipments of notebook touch panels in the second quarter of 2013 to significantly increase on quarter, with revenue proportion to rise from about 5% to 8-10%, according...

Taiwan component makers turn conservative about 2Q13

May 3, 15:36

Taiwan-based component makers, in view of stagnant growth in global demand for notebooks and desktops, have turned conservative about their business outlooks for the second quarter...

Acer set to launch US$399 touchscreen notebook in May

Apr 29, 21:37

Acer plans to release an 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook in mid-May, priced at only US$399 and since such a price point has already hit brand vendors' bottom line, there is unlikely...

Panel makers expected to produce Ultra HD tablet and notebook panels in 2013

Apr 23, 20:34

Panel makers have plans to produce Ultra HD (3840 by 2160) panels for use in tablets and notebooks, according to industry sources.

Notebook ODMs to see mixed declines in April shipments

Apr 22, 22:09

Notebook ODMs are expected to see on-month shipment declines in April with Compal Electronics and Wistron dropping about 10%. Meanwhile, Quanta and Pegatron will only see single-digit...

Intel promotes Android convertible notebooks, say vendors

Apr 19, 14:54

Viewing that Windows 8 has been unable to stimulate global demand for notebooks, and global sales of Android tablets have been increasing, Intel has begun to promote Android tablet-convertible...

Touchscreen notebooks may enjoy strong shipment growth in 2Q13

Apr 15, 23:35

Touchscreen notebook shipments may reach 4.2 million units in the second quarter, up 70% sequentially, as the production yield rate of touch panels has been improving, helping to...

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