Windows 8 promoting decreased ODD penetration in notebooks, say Taiwan makers
Aaron Lee, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES
While the proportion of notebooks equipped with slim-type optical disc drives (ODDs) is on the decline due to demand for thinner devices, Windows 8 is increasing the reduction because the additional US$50-60 for a touch screen is prompting vendors to...
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The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted production and weakened consumer confidence, with all ICT sectors bracing for major declines in shipments. Digitimes Research has conducted analyses on three mobile device sectors, namely notebooks, smartphones and tablets in the wake of the outbreak.