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

Jim Hsiao, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei 0

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 ODMs had combined shipments in the month slipping 12%, according to Digitimes Research.

HP ranked first in terms of October notebook shipments, followed by Dell, Lenovo, Acer and Asustek Computer, Digitimes Research indicated. Dell was the only vendor to see sequential growth in shipments. The five vendors' combined shipments in November are expected to grow 15-20% on month.

Compal Electronics shipped the most notebooks in October among Taiwan-based ODMs, followed by Quanta Computer and Wistron. Their combined shipments in November will increase over 20% on month.

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