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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: Wednesday 26 August 2015 [2971 news items]

Acer focusing on steady profitability, says CEO

Jun 24, 15:51

Acer's operations are moving toward steady profitability and it will focus on maintaining the trend before looking to expand business scale, company CEO Jason Chen said at a shareholders...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Commentary: Taiwan notebook vendors, ODMs cautious about 2H15 outlook

Jun 24, 14:51

Taiwan-based notebook vendors and ODMs are guardedly optimistic about the prospects of the notebook market for the second half of 2015 and are pinning their hopes on the release of...

Commentary: The gaming notebook industry heats up

Jun 23, 12:40

Competition in the gaming notebook segment is surely to become keener in the second half of 2015 as notebook brands including Acer, Asustek Computer, Dell, Gigabyte Technology and...

No clear business prospects for PC component suppliers until July, say sources

Jun 23, 12:25

Orders received this coming July will be crucial for the second half 2015 business prospects for Taiwan-based component makers in the notebook and PC industry supply chain, according...

Microsoft looking to charge extra licensing fees for high-end notebooks

Jun 22, 23:49

Microsoft has been talking to notebook brand vendors about the licensing of Windows 10 recently and is planning to charge extra fees for notebook models with high-end hardware such...

Quanta sees rising notebook shipments in May

Jun 10, 22:24

Quanta Computer's notebook shipments reached 3.4 million units in May, up 6.25% on month from 3.2 million units in April. Since Quanta's notebook shipments are estimated to grow 10%...

Compal ships 3.1 million notebooks, Inventec 1.3 million in May

Jun 10, 15:49

Notebook ODM Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$64.55 billion (US$2.09 billion) for May, up 4.72% on month, but down 5.08% on year and its notebook shipments...

Digitimes Research: Global top-5 notebook vendors and top-3 ODMs perform weaker than expected in May

Jun 9, 16:10

The global top-five notebook brand vendors together achieved an on-month shipment growth of 14%, but an on-year drop of 15%, while the top-three ODMs together had 5% on-month growth,...

Gaming notebook market to see over 10 new models in 2H15

Jun 9, 14:48

Competition in the gaming notebook market is expected to grow fiercer in the second half as vendors including Acer, Asustek Computer, Dell and Micro-Star International (MSI) are all...

Wistron sees notebook shipments decline in May; expects sequential drop in 2Q15 shipments

Jun 8, 21:57

Wistron shipped 1.3 million notebooks in May, down 7.14% from 1.4 million units in April and the company currently expects the volume in the second quarter to suffer a sequential...

Computex 2015: Tobii to partner with MSI to integrate eye-tracking technology into gaming notebooks

Jun 5, 15:23

Sweden-based eye-tracking technology developer Tobii Tech has signed a MOU with Micro-Star International (MSI) to integrate the technology into MSI's gaming notebook products at Computex...

Oscar Werner, president (right) and Henrik Johansson, VP of product and marketing department (left)

Panel pricing on the decline in June, says firm

Jun 5, 15:06

Panel pricing is showing declines and is expected to continue trending down throughout mid-June, with most applications declining US$0.50-1, according to DisplaySearch. In the monitor...

Computex 2015: Microsoft showcases Windows 10 devices from partners

Jun 4, 16:05

At Computex 2015, during a keynote addressed at the Taipei International Convention Center, Nick Parker, corporate vice president OEM Division, Microsoft, discussed how Windows 10...

Gigabyte pushing in-house designs for gaming notebooks to stay competitive: Q&A with Vincent Liu, Gigabyte director of sales

Jun 2, 20:58

Although the company has not been operating in the gaming notebook industry for long, Gigabyte Technology is still performing stably in the gaming market thanks to its long experience...

Vincent Liu, Gigabyte director of sales

Digitimes Research: Microsoft to partner with Acer, Lenovo and Inventec for US$169-249 Windows 10 notebooks

Jun 2, 16:07

In addition to its cooperation with Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) to launch an 11.6-inch inexpensive notebook priced at US$179 for the education market, Microsoft is planning...

PC shipments will continue to decline in 2015, says IDC

May 29, 14:47

Worldwide PC shipments are expected to fall by 6.2% in 2015 according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. This will be the fourth consecutive year of declining volume as the...

Asustek pushing 2 smartwatches designed by notebook and motherboard teams

May 21, 14:27

Asustek Computer is planning to push two smartwatch series, the ZenWatch and the VivoWatch. Internally the notebook team will handle ZenWatch R&D and the motherboard team is in...

Shipments of 2-in-1s to grow over 60% on year in 2015, says MIC

May 21, 14:20

Notebook shipments, which are being impacted by tablets, are expected to drop 2.7% on year to reach 167 million units in 2015, but 2-in-1 device shipments are expected to grow 62.5%...

Asustek expects good 2H15 notebook sales, Acer remains conservative

May 19, 15:08

Acer and Asustek Computer both expect their performance in the second quarter to stay flat sequentially as consumers are delaying their notebook purchases until the release of Windows...

Quanta, Inventec lead in 1Q15 net EPS, gross margin among notebook ODMs

May 19, 15:06

Among the four largest Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, Quanta Computer recorded the highest net EPS at NT$0.95 (US$0.030) and Inventec the highest gross margin at 5.90% in the first quarter...

Lenovo interested in acquiring MSI gaming notebook business

May 15, 14:39

Micro-Star International (MSI) has been successful in selling gaming notebooks and Lenovo is interested in acquiring MSI's gaming notebook business unit, according to sources from...

Wistron ships 1.4 million notebooks in April

May 12, 22:08

Wistron has announced it shipped 1.4 million notebooks, 900,000 smart handheld devices, 600,000 LCD monitors, 1.1 million desktops, 500,000 LCD TVs and 160,000 servers in April 201...

Acer aiming to become top-3 in India PC market in 2 years

May 11, 15:20

Acer's president of Pan-Asia Pacific Regional Operation Oliver Ahrens pointed out that the company is looking to become the third-largest notebook vendor in India in two years and...

Notebook shipments of Taiwan players from 2006-2015

May 10, 17:46

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...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook vendors see sequential drop of 32% in April shipments

May 8, 15:18

Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell, Lenovo, Acer and Asustek Computer, the five largest notebook vendors, saw combined shipments in April decrease 32% on month, while Quanta Computer, Compal...

Pegatron expects 2Q15 notebook shipments to grow 15-20% sequentially

May 8, 10:57

Pegatron expects its notebook shipments in second-quarter 2015 to increase 15-20% sequentially, according to company CEO Jason Cheng.

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to grow 11% sequentially in 2Q15

Apr 27, 12:37

Global notebook shipments are expected to stage a rebound in the second quarter of 2015, reaching a sequential growth rate of 11%, while narrowing the on-year decline rate to 1.2%...

Taiwan notebook shipments down 16% sequentially in 1Q15, says MIC

Newswatch - Apr 24, 16:12

Taiwan makers shipped about 31.62 million notebooks in the first quarter of 2015, decreasing 16% from a quarter earlier, the government-backed MIC (Market Intelligence and Consulting...

Acer re-launches Predator gaming notebook lineup

Apr 24, 15:34

Acer has resumed its gaming notebook business line and re-launched a series of products under its Predator-sub-brand.

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments see over 19% sequential drop in 1Q15

Apr 16, 15:22

Global notebook shipments not including detachable models reached less than 38 million units in the first quarter of 2015, down 4.7% on year and 19.4% sequentially, according to Digitimes...

Notebook ODMs partnering with IoT startups

Apr 13, 15:32

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs have been accelerating their paces building partnerships with Internet of things (IoT) startup companies and are providing financial, production and technological...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft new Windows 8.1 licensing subsidies to boost notebook ASPs, but may see limited demand

Apr 10, 11:35

Microsoft launched its latest Windows licensing fee subsidy program for Windows 8.1 in March which expanded the coverage of notebook models, adjusted subsidies, canceled the previous...

Wistron, Inventec see revenues grow on month in March

Apr 9, 11:57

Wistron has announced consolidated revenues of NT$56.4 billion (US$1.81 billion) for March, up 25.61% on month and 10.22% on year, while fellow maker Inventec saw its revenues in...

Simplo pushing new businesses

Mar 31, 15:35

Notebook battery maker Simplo Technology is preparing to enter the automation and Internet of Things (IoT) industries in 2015 and is developing a smart robotic arm that will be installed...

Supply chains shifting strategy due to weak notebook and tablet demand in Europe

Mar 30, 14:00

Tablet and notebook supply chains are starting to see the effects of weak consumer electronics demand in Europe, and are evaluating new strategies including further expansion into...

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    Asustek showcased its EeeBook E202 notebook during Computex 2015. The device features a clamshell design and an 11.6-inch display. In addition to a 9-hour battery life, the notebook...

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