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

Jim Hsiao, DIGITIMES Research,Taipei 0

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 and 1% on year to 7.38 million units in April, according to data compiledby Digitimes Research.

Meanwhile, shipments of Wintel notebooks from the three major: ODMs Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Wistron totaled below six million units in April, slipping 33% sequentially and 20% on year, Digitimes Research added.

Among brand vendors, Dell outperformed Lenovo and HP to rank the number one Wintel notebook vendor in April thanks to strong demand in the business sectors in the US and Europe.

Both Lenovo and HP suffered an over 50% sequential decline in shipments of Wintel models in April due to a strong base set a month earlier, while Asustek's monthly growth was the second highest due to increased shipments of gaming notebooks.

Compal saw its shipments tumble 47% on month in April as HP and Lenovo together cut their orders by 1.5 million units in the month.

Meanwhile, Quanta and Wistron also saw their Wintel notebook shipments decline over 20% sequentially in April, Digitimes Research noted.

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