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  • 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: Friday 22 September 2017 [3291 news items]

Competition for 2018 gaming notebook orders growing fierce

1h 59min ago

With notebook brand vendors having recently begun their request for quotation (RFQ) processes for 2018 orders, gaming notebook models have become the priority for Taiwan-based ODMS...

Acer increases marketing budget for gaming notebooks

Sep 20, 14:34

Acer is ramping up marketing budgets for its gaming notebook business, and will support e-sport teams in various areas to promote its brand image in the sector.

Acer is increasing resources for the gaming business

Intel GPU-integrated Cannon Lake may not be ready until year-end 2018, say sources

Sep 20, 13:52

Intel has reportedly rescheduled the releases for some of its next-generation Cannon Lake-based processors, mostly ones with an integrated GPU, to the end of 2018, which has already...

Intel Cannon Lake to be launched at year-end 2018

Touch Taiwan 2017: Innolux to highlight gaming notebook panels

Sep 19, 13:54

In response to the growing global gaming market, Innolux will showcase a series of gaming notebook/monitor panels at the upcoming Taiwan Touch 2017 to be held at the Nangang Exhibition...

Innolux 15.6-inch gaming notebook panel

Asustek new strategy gives priority to profitability

Sep 19, 13:47

Asustek Computer has implemented a new business strategy to improve its profitability by focusing on high-margin orders and markets for higher product ASPs, according to some market...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook vendors see on-year shipment declines in August

Sep 18, 11:16

Worldwide top-5 notebook brand vendors' combined shipments grew on month, but decline on year in August. With the consumer notebook sector continuing to lack new innovations to stimulate...

Asustek sees on-year decline in August revenues

Sep 11, 16:03

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$37.8 billion (US$1.29 billion) for August, up 19.8% on month, but down 5.14% on year. The company's combined consolidate...

Asustek ZenFone 4 became available in late August

Notebook ODMs see growths in August revenues

Sep 11, 15:54

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs have reported their shipments and financial performances for August with Quanta Computer seeing consolidated revenues rising 25.1% on year and 6.1% on month...

Notebook ODMs see growing performances in August

Notebook shipments of Taiwan players from 2006-2017

Sep 7, 17:22

Taiwan makers produced over 90% of the notebooks worldwide in 2008. The top-five notebook makers – Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron, Inventec and Asustek Computer...

MSI unveils new 17-inch gaming notebook with top-end specifications

Sep 5, 15:56

Micro-Star International (MSI) has introduced its GT75VR gaming notebook, featuring a 17-inch display, Intel's top-end CPU and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080/1070 SLI/1070 graphics card...

MSI GT75VR gaming notebook

Acer seeking niche consumer groups in gaming market

Sep 5, 14:22

Acer's president of IT products business Jerry Kao, commenting on the gaming product business, has pointed out that the competition in the market is extremely fierce and it will be...

Acer gaming device

IFA 2017: Asustek pushing new gaming notebooks and devices

Aug 31, 16:06

Asustek Computer at its pre-show conference before IFA 2017 unveiled its new gaming products under its Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand.

Asustek new gaming notebook for IFA 2017 is equipped with latest hardware

Taiwan passive component firms bracing for seasonal demand pickup

Aug 30, 13:08

Taiwan-based suppliers of capacitors, chip resistors, MLCCs and power inductors, as well as suppliers of materials for manufacturing these passive components, are bracing for a seasonal...

Taiwan passive component firms brace for seasonal demand pickup

Dell to cross into mid-range gaming segment in 2018

Aug 25, 11:05

Dell is reportedly planning to release new Light Gaming series products under its Alienware gaming brand in 2018 to expand its market reach to the mid-range sector, according to sources...

Alienware reportedly will release a lower-priced product line

Asustek, Acer to roll out notebooks using Intel new CPUs starting September

Aug 23, 12:59

Leading notebook vendors, such as Taiwan's Asustek Computer and Acer, and many other international brands, will roll out their new 2-in-1 and ultra-thin notebook models utilizing...

Intel debuts 8th-generation Core CPUs

Aug 22, 14:15

Intel announced its eight-generation processors with the first U series designed for 2-in-1 and ultra-thin notebooks on August 21. Intel will launch models for desktops in fall.

Intel debuts new Coffee Lake processors

Compal reportedly to sell stake in China JV soon

Aug 22, 11:26

Compal Electronics has started to relocate its executives at LCFC (Hefei) Electronics Technology - the notebook manufacturing joint venture between the ODM and Lenovo - back to the...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook brand and top-3 ODMs see shipments slide on month in July

Aug 21, 14:58

With inventory preparation for back-to-school demand reaching an end in June, first-tier notebook vendors' shipments slowed down in July with the top-5 brands' combined shipments...

First-tier notebook vendors' shipments slowed down in July

Simplo expects dramatic growth in electric bicycle battery business

Aug 18, 11:05

Battery module maker Simplo Technology expects its shipments for electric bicycles to grow over 100% on year in 2017 and will rise another 75% in 2018. Company chairman Raymond Sung...

Simplo's non-notebook battery business looks promising

VGA RAM prices hike over 30% in August

Aug 16, 14:06

August quotes for RAMs used in VGA graphics cards have risen to US$8.50, up by 30.8% from US$6.50 in July. Both RAM industry leaders Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have allocated...

VGA RAM in serious shortages

Pegatron to rebound after hitting bottom in 2Q17

Aug 15, 15:16

Pegatron Technology has announced net profits of NT$3.44 billion (US$115.93 million) for the second quarter, down 11.5% sequentially and 13.8% on year, while EPS were only NT$1.34,...

Inventec posts EPS of NT$0.54 for 2Q17

Aug 15, 10:24

Inventec has reported consolidated revenues of NT$111.12 billion (US$3.74 billion) for the second quarter of 2017 with net profits of NT$1.73 billion and of EPS NT$0.54, while consolidated...

inventec

Quanta reports growth for 2Q17, expects better 2H17

Aug 14, 16:05

Quanta Computer has announced its second-quarter 2017 revenues at NT$235.37 billion (US$7.93 billion), growing 3.3% sequentially and 13.3% on year thanks to increasing orders for...

Quanta expects strong 2H17 performance

Notebook lithium battery prices rising

Aug 14, 15:19

Because of increasing prices for raw materials and strong demand from the electric vehicle and smartphone market segments, lithium batteries for notebooks are expected to see another...

Notebook lithium battery prices on the rise

Motherboard players see improved results in July

Aug 11, 15:28

Micro-Star International (MSI) and Gigabyte Technology saw strong graphics card shipments in July, while ASRock and Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) also saw improved results.

Motherboard/graphics card players have reported strong results for July

Demand for upstream passive component materials rising

Aug 11, 15:08

Demand for upstream materials for use in the manufacture of passive components, such as powder materials for MLCCs and aluminum foil for capacitors, has been rising, according to...

Taiwan market: Huawei introduces new products

Aug 10, 15:54

Aiming to make significant inroads in the Taiwan market, Huawei has introduced an array of new products into the local market, including its Y7 smartphone, a new version P10 Plus,...

Huawei launches an array of new products in Taiwan

Inventec sees on-year growth in July revenues

Aug 7, 21:02

Inventec has announced consolidated revenues of NT$39.48 billion (US$1.33 billion) for July, sliding 5.77% from a month ago, but rising 13.38% on year. The company's combined consolidated...

Notebook vendors adopting different approaches to counter lackluster PC sales

Aug 7, 16:25

Heavyweight notebook vendors Lenovo, HP and Apple are taking different approaches to counter lackluster PC sales in the global markets, with the former two adopting lower-pricing...

Competition in gaming desktop PC segment heating up

Aug 3, 14:05

Notebook brands including Asustek Computer, Micro-Star International (MSI), Lenovo and Acer have recently enhanced their respective gaming desktop PC portfolios, extending the ongoing...

Versatile and stylish gaming PCs increasingly popular with consumers

Elan posts EPS of NT$1.04 in 1H17

Jul 27, 13:58

Touch and fingerprint sensor vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported net profit surged 74% from a year earlier to NT$405 million (US$13.3 million) in the first half of 2017. EPS...

Shuttle may turn profitable in 2Q17, says paper

Jul 26, 19:56

Taiwan-based barebone system vendor Shuttle is expected to have achieved strong revenues in the second quarter of 2017, which may help the company turn profitable, according to a...

Quanta to see rising incomes from notebooks, servers and wearables in 2H17, says paper

Jul 25, 15:13

Quanta Computer is expected to enjoy a strong second-half 2017 thanks to rising demand for notebooks, growing server sales and the release of the next-generation Apple Watch, according...

CEE and notebooks, main drivers of the EMEA traditional PC market recovery, said IDC

Jul 24, 15:59

The Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) traditional PC market (desktops, notebooks and workstations) continued to improve in the second quarter of 2017, with a stable performance...

Taiwan market: Fujitsu launches new notebooks

Jul 20, 15:40

Fujitsu has launched its new NB Lifebook U9-series notebooks in the Taiwan market targeting the business PC sector. The Japan-based brand aims to double its notebook shipments in...

Fujitsu eyes Taiwan enterprise PC market
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