Taiwan-based ODMs/OEMs will ship 34.623 million notebooks for a global market share of 85% during the first quarter of 2014, with shipments decreasing 11.2% on quarter and 4.3% on year, according to Digitimes Research.
In terms of screen size, below 12-inch will account for 9.4% of shipments, 12-inch for 2.7%, 13-inch for 13%, 14-inch for 26.9%, 15-inch for 43% and 16-inch and above for 5%, Digitimes Research indicated.
Quanta Computer will be the largest ODM/OEM taking up 30.27% of shipments, followed by Compal Electronics with 26.28%, Wistron with 14.30%, Inventec with 9.10% and Foxconn with 3.70%.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) will be the largest client accounting for 20.2% of shipments, Lenovo will account for 14.2%, Dell 13.9%, Asustek Computer 11.1%, Acer 10.7%, Apple 9.0%, Toshiba 7.9%, Sony 2.9%, NEC 1.0% and Fujitsu 0.5%. However, Lenovo will have the largest global market share at 19.4%, followed by HP with 17.2%, Dell with 11.8%, Asustek with 9.4% and Acer with 9.1%.