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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 1 September 2015 [2974 news items]

Acer and Asustek looking to raise notebook prices in Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - 8h ago

Acer is planning to raise pricing of its new PC by 4.5-5% in Taiwan in September as the NT dollar has been depreciating over the past few weeks. Asustek Computer is also planning...

Xiaomi said to release notebook in 2016 with help from Inventec and Foxconn

9h 44min ago

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi reportedly is planning to launch a notebook in 2016 and is currently developing the device jointly with its ODM partners Inventec and Foxconn...

Ruggedized and gaming notebooks becoming new target of ODMs

Aug 31, 16:15

Notebook ODMs are keen to expand into to gaming and ruggedized device segments that offer high ASPs. The ruggedized notebook market also has seen about a 10% shipment growth every...

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Chip orders for notebooks picking up

Aug 26, 20:53

IC demand for notebooks is picking up, and the outlook for replacement demand triggered by Microsoft's Windows 10 is more positive, according to sources at Taiwan-based PC-related...

Compal to shift notebook capacity from Chengdu factory to Kunshan

Aug 25, 20:44

Notebook ODM Compal Electronics will gradually move notebook production capacity at its factory in Chengdu City, western China, to its factory in Kunshan, eastern China, and has notified...

Asustek seeing notebook shortages in Europe, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 25, 16:04

PC demand in Europe and Asia Pacific countries has started recovering recently and Asustek Computer has even seen its notebooks suffering from shortages in Europe, according to a...

Notebook vendors start RFQ process; competition grows fierce

Aug 25, 14:12

Notebook brand vendors such as Acer, Dell, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Toshiba have recently begun the request for quotation (RFQ) process for their notebook orders for 2016 and the...

PC-related players taking measures to survive the cold winter

Aug 24, 22:12

Many PC players have started to adopt plans to tighten their management over spending and inventory and have also halted most of their unnecessary expenses including those from personnel,...

Portable PC sales to remain flat despite Windows 10 launch, says ABI Research

Aug 20, 21:43

According to the latest market data findings from ABI Research, total system shipments for portable computing are predicted to reach 165 million units for full-year 2015, essentially...

Notebook ODMs pushing August shipments

Aug 20, 15:23

Notebook ODMs are expected to see significant on-month growths in August shipments and some makers may even achieve more than 50% growth. Since shipments will grow further in September,...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook vendors and top-3 ODMs see dropping shipment performance in July

Aug 14, 15:37

After a short shipment rebound in May and June, the global top-five notebook brand vendors and top-three notebook ODMs saw their combined shipments drop 34% and 24% on month and 17%...

Quanta reports 7% on-year increase in July revenues

Aug 11, 12:05

Notebook ODM Quanta Computer has reported NT$83.64 billion (US$2.64 billion) in July consolidated revenues, down 21.43% on month but up 7.33% on year. The company has totaled NT$539.84...

AUO to focus on higher-end products amid panel slowdown in 2H15

Aug 6, 14:23

The panel industry is expected to be weak in the second half of 2015. In light of this, AU Optronics (AUO) aims to keep its profits steady by producing TV panels that are larger-size,...

MSI gaming notebooks face increasing competition

Aug 5, 15:51

Micro-Star International (MSI) has succeeded in marketing in-house-developed gaming notebooks but has faced increasing competition from notebook vendors, according to Taiwan-based...

Taiwan market: Acer sees strong sales at TCAS

Aug 4, 14:12

Acer has achieved better-than-expected results during the Taiwan Computer Application Show (TCAS) 2015 in Taipei, recording a sales growth of 40% compared to 2014. The results may...

HP says business separation not affecting ordering system

Aug 4, 11:00

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently finished the separation of HP and HP Enterprise, and orders received from August 1-6 are scheduled to ship on August 7. Although many channel retailers...

Notebook component makers shift to server applications along with ODMs

Jul 31, 11:36

While notebook ODMs, such as Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics, have been expanding staff specifically for servers used in cloud computing data centers, their component suppliers,...

Wistron said to consider moving notebook production out of Kunshan plants

Jul 28, 14:56

Rumors have spread in the IT market that Wistron is planning to stop its notebook production in Kunshan, China and will move all its production capacity to plants in Chongqing and...

Commentary: China notebook ODMs set to ramp up shipments

Jul 28, 11:35

Although the production capability of China-based notebook ODMs is still too small to make a significant impact on their Taiwan-based counterparts, the notebook supply chain in China...

Intel preparing to release notebook Skylake in October

Jul 23, 10:06

Following the upcoming release of desktop Skylake processors at Gamescom in Germany in August, Intel's Skylake processors for notebooks will start showing up in October. The CPU giant...

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen, Lenovo enhance cooperation

Jul 22, 15:53

Tsann Kuen, an IT and consumer electronics retail chain in Taiwan, and Lenovo on July 21 strengthened their cooperation, with members of Tsann Kuen entitled to Lenovo products at...

Tsann Kuen, Lenovo enhance cooperation

Notebook panel pricing on the decline despite peak season demand; TV panels also struggling, says firm

Jul 22, 15:40

Pricing for 32-inch TV panels during July has declined US$3-4. Quote prices remain relatively stable for panels sized between 40- to 43-inch but some products in these categories...

Taiwan market: Dell unveils 2 ruggedized notebooks

Jul 16, 22:17

Dell on July 16 unveiled the Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme, a 12-inch ruggedized 2-in-1 convertible, and Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme, a 14-inch ruggedized notebook, for launch in the...

Dell ruggedized notebooks

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 3Q15 notebook shipments expected to drop 12.2% on year

Jul 16, 22:15

Taiwan-based ODMs will ship an estimated 32.067 million notebooks (not including detachable hybrid models) during the third quarter of 2015, accounting for 81.6% of the global total...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2Q15 notebook shipments up on quarter, down on year

Jul 14, 22:32

Taiwan-based ODMs shipped an estimated 31.302 million notebooks (not including detachable hybrid models) during the second quarter of 2015, accounting for 81.7% of the global total...

Taiwan notebook ODMs face growing competition from China-based LCFC, Uniwill

Jul 14, 22:04

China-based ODMs LCFC (Hefei) Electronics Technology and Uniwill Technology are expected to have notebook shipments in 2015 significantly increasing on year, posing increasing competitive...

Compal ships 3.9 million notebooks in June

Jul 10, 11:25

Compal Electronics has revealed that it shipped 3.9 million notebooks in June, up from 3.1 million units in May, and it shipped 9.6 million units in the second quarter, growing 3.2%...

Quanta ships 4.1 million notebooks in June

Jul 10, 10:31

Quanta Computer shipped 4.1 million notebooks in June, growing 20.6% on month, according to the company.

Asustek announces growth in June revenues, but reduces annual notebook shipment forecast

Jul 9, 13:54

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$41.68 billion (US$1.34 billion) for June, up 23.75% on month and 22.91% on year, but has reduced its notebook shipment forecast...

Inventec sees on-month growth in June revenues; Wistron reports growth in notebook shipments

Jul 8, 21:34

Inventec has announced consolidated revenues of NT$31.2 billion (US$1.01 billion) for June, up 9.7% on month, but down 9.7% on year with combined consolidated revenues for the first...

Windows 10 unlikely to hike PC demand, say Taiwan ODMs

Jul 8, 14:53

Many Taiwan-based ODMs hold the opinion that Windows 10 will not be able to boost large-scale PC replacements and upgrades because a large proportion of consumers mainly use PCs for...

LG Display launches lighter and slimmer LCD panels with advanced In-Cell touch technology for notebooks

Jul 7, 16:08

LG Display has announced it will start mass production of advanced In-Cell Touch (AIT) panels for notebooks, which will make the devices drastically slimmer and lighter, in the second...

Intel said to postpone Kaby Lake processor launch to late 2016

Jul 7, 15:10

Following the delay of Skylake processors, Intel's next-generation Kaby Lake processors, which were originally scheduled for early 2016, reportedly will be pushed back until September...

Windows 10 expected to benefit notebook market more than smartphone market

Jul 6, 22:06

Windows 10 is expected to release at the end of July, but mobile device players have held different view about the operating system's benefit to the notebook, smartphone and tablet...

Vendors seeking alternate solutions for metal notebook chassis

Jul 2, 15:40

Notebook brand vendors such as Dell and Hewlett-Packard (HP) have recently been inquiring about carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic and magnesium-lithium alloy chassis for their new metal...

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