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Taiwan notebook ODMs
  • 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 27 September 2016 [3156 news items]

Lithium battery makers demand price rise due to shortages

Sep 27, 11:49

As demand for the traditional 18650 cylinder battery has been growing strong recently because of increasing notebook sales, upstream battery module makers have started asking for...

Rising notebook demand causing shortages in many components

Sep 26, 22:40

With demand for notebooks stronger than expected and notebook component suppliers conservative about their shipments, several components including panel, battery and solid state drive...

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China market: Asustek launches ZenFone 3, notebooks and 2-in-1s

Sep 21, 16:09

Asustek Computer announced its new notebooks and smartphones including ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone 3 Ultra, ZenBook 3, Transformer 3 and Transformer 3 Pro in China on September...

Digitimes Research: Notebook players see August shipments up on month

Sep 21, 15:51

The top-5 notebook vendors and top-3 notebook ODMs saw their shipments rise 27% and 31% on month in August thanks to inventory preparation for the year-end holidays in Europe and...

Acer pushing 4 major product lines for notebook market, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 19, 15:38

Acer has re-organized its consumer notebook product lines adding two new series: Swift and Spin, in addition to its existing Aspire and Switch series. With the four major product...

Notebook, IT product vendor Clevo sees improved sales in August

Newswatch - Sep 13, 21:25

Clevo has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.52 billion (US$47.9 million) for August, increasing 4.43% from the previous month. Accumulated 2016 revenues through August totaled...

Quanta, Compal see increased notebook shipments in August

Newswatch - Sep 13, 14:59

Notebook ODMs Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics saw increased notebook shipments in August with Quanta's volume rising 800,000 units on month to reach four million units and...

Notebook panels to be in tight supply in 2H16, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 30, 15:08

Global supply of notebook-use panels will become tight in the second half of 2016 as Samsung Display and LG Display have been reducing output, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Acer, Asustek to release 18-inch and larger gaming notebooks

Aug 30, 11:18

Asustek Computer and Acer are planning to launch gaming notebooks with 18-inch and above displays. Asustek is currently developing an 18-inch gaming notebook, while Acer is looking...

SSD adoption in notebooks to top 50% in 2018, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 30, 11:09

DRAMeXchange has maintained its estimate given earlier in 2016 that the adoption of SSDs in notebooks would exceed 30% in 2016. The proportion is forecast to reach 56% in 2018, according...

More notebook vendors adopt on-board memory for Apollo Lake-based models

Aug 24, 15:36

Notebook vendors have mostly adopted on-board memory designs in place of DIMMs to make their Intel Apollo Lake-based notebooks as slim as possible, according to sources from Taiwan's...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook vendors and top-3 ODMs see decline in July shipments

Aug 22, 15:20

The top-5 notebook brand vendors saw their combined shipments drop 32% on month and the top-3 ODMs together saw a decline of 25% in July due to increased channel inventory pileup,...

Asustek looking to ship 1 million gaming notebooks in 2016

Aug 19, 11:20

Asustek Computer expects its gaming notebook shipments to reach around one million units in 2016, with units under its Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand to reach 700,000-800,000, according...

MSI announces new gaming notebooks using Nvidia GTX 10 series GPUs

Aug 18, 10:18

Taiwan-based motherboard and gaming notebook vendor Micro-Star International (MSI) has announced 11 new gaming devices under its four major product series - GT, GS, GE and GP. These...

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Insyde UEFI BIOS shipping on Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air

Aug 18, 10:13

Insyde Software, a provider of UEFI BIOS and systems management software, has announced that its flagship product InsydeH2O is now shipping on the new Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air featuring...

Asustek claims to be the largest gaming notebook vendor worldwide, say papers

Newswatch - Aug 17, 20:25

Commenting on Micro-Star International (MSI) claiming it was the largest gaming vendor worldwide at its new gaming notebook launch conference on August 16, Asustek Computer citied...

Global gaming notebook shipments expected to reach 4.5 million units in 2016

Aug 16, 14:10

The gaming notebook market is expected to see shipments of 4.5 million units in 2016, up 12.5% on year. Micro-Star International (MSI) is forecast to ship over 1.2 million units in...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to drop below 150 million units in 2016

Aug 15, 22:46

Worldwide notebook shipments are expected to drop 7.3% on year to below 150 million units in 2016 as Windows 10's new anniversary update is not attractive enough to prompt a lot users...

Quanta expects 2H16 notebook shipments to grow 5-10% from 1H16

Aug 15, 10:31

ODM Quanta Computer expects notebook shipments in the second half of 2016 to increase 5-10% from the first half, the company said at an August 12 investors conference.

Compal reports weak results for July

Aug 11, 10:47

Compal Electronics' July consolidated revenues dropped 18.5% on month and 5.3% on year to reach only NT$56.94 billion (US$1.84 billion), while consolidated revenues for January-July...

Quanta revenues grow despite notebook shipment drop in July

Stockwatch - Aug 11, 10:43

Quanta Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$72.18 billion (US$2.33 billion) for June, up 3.9% on month, but down 13.7% on year, while consolidated revenues for the first...

Asustek sees decreased July revenues

Aug 11, 10:39

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$33.34 billion (US$1.04 billion) for July, decreasing 21.34% on month and 3.49% on year, and NT$255.94 billion for January-July,...

Notebook hinge maker Jarllytec reports increased sales for July

Newswatch - Aug 10, 14:48

Notebook hinge maker Jarllytec has reported revenues of NT$574 million (US$18.23 million) for July, up 2.96% on month and 128.12% on year. Accumulated 2016 revenues through July totaled...

MSI expected to ship 4 million graphics cards in 2016

Aug 8, 15:37

Thanks to its rising game notebook sales, Micro-Star International (MSI) is also seeing increased demand for its motherboards and graphics cards, and the company is expected to ship...

Notebook hinge maker SZS sees profits down in 2Q16

Newswatch - Aug 4, 14:59

Notebook hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS) has reported net profits of NT$180 million (US$5.673 million) for the second quarter of 2016, down 3.7% on quarter and 40% on year. Second-quarter...

TCAS 2016: MSI sees strong demand for gaming notebooks, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 1, 22:04

Micro-Star International (MSI) is seeing strong demand for its gaming notebooks at Taipei Computer Application Show (TCAS) and MSI has prepared 30 notebooks using solid state drive...

Nvidia expected to announced Pascal GPUs for notebooks at Gamescom

Aug 1, 15:42

Nvidia's Pascal-based discrete graphics cards for notebooks are expected to be unveiled during Gamescom in Europe, hosted from August 17-21, and notebook players including Asustek...

Notebook players less keen to adopt USB Type C

Jul 27, 11:44

While the USB Type-C interface is seeing growing popularity among smartphones and tablets, notebook and all-in-one (AIO) PC vendors are less aggressive about adopting the technology...

Chip orders for notebooks from Huawei and Xiaomi falling, say sources

Jul 27, 11:08

Chip orders for notebooks from Huawei Device and Xiaomi have fallen rapidly recently, according to industry sources.

MSI becomes the largest gaming notebook vendor worldwide, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 22, 15:27

Micro-Star International (MSI) has become the largest gaming notebook player worldwide with a market share of 19%, surpassing Asustek's 15%, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Wistron to see notebook shipments grow 6-9% on quarter in 3Q16

Newswatch - Jul 20, 15:35

Wistron is expected to see its notebook shipments increase 6-9% sequentially in the third quarter of 2016, from 4.6 million units shipped a quarter earlier, according to a Chinese-language...

Acer, Asustek see small impact from Turkey coup, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 19, 15:57

The recent attempted coup in Turkey is expected to only have a small effect on the operations of Acer and Asustek Computer in the country. However, since the Turkish lira suffered...

BYD eyes Huawei 2-in-1 device orders

Jul 19, 15:54

Following its landing of orders for one million Asustek entry-level notebooks, China-based BYD has been trying to land orders from Huawei for its MateBook 2-in-1 devices and is even...

Smartphone vendors crossing into notebook market for growth

Jul 18, 15:57

China-based Huawei and Xiaomi have entered the notebook market and Korea-based smartphone brand vendors Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are also releasing products for the...

Acer, Asustek consider raising PC prices in the UK, says report

Newswatch - Jul 15, 16:12

With Dell and Hewlett-Packard (HP) both having decided to raise their PC prices in the UK by 10% beginning August, Acer and Asustek Computer are also considering following suit and...

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    Acer has announced its new TravelMate X3 commercial notebook series designed for small and medium businesses, and professionals. First in the series, the 14-inch TravelMate X349,...

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