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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: Monday 24 October 2016 [3169 news items]

Elan obtains fingerprint sensor orders from first-tier notebook firms

Jun 1, 12:38

Elan Microelectronics's fingerprint sensor modules have attracted orders from first-tier notebook firms, with volume shipments set to kick off in the second half of 2016, according...

Digitimes Research:Top-5 Wintel notebook vendors see combined shipments down in April

May 27, 13:50

Combined shipments of Wintel-based notebooks (excluding detachable models) from the top-five Wintel notebook vendors: Dell, HP, Lenovo, Asustek Computer and Acer declined 39% on month...

First-tier vendors cautious about China-based players launching notebooks and 2-in-1 devices in May-July

May 24, 14:22

China-based Huawei will launch its new 2-in-1 device on May 26, targeting the mid-range and high-end segments, while Xiaomi is ready to release its inexpensive ultra-thin notebook...

Shipments of Chromebooks integrated with Google Play set to increase

May 20, 15:50

Google has announced that new Chromebooks rolled out by its notebook partners will start supporting Google Play, a move which is likely to substantially ramp up shipments of Chrome...

Quanta sees on-month drop in April revenues

May 12, 10:43

Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$68.18 billion (US$2.1 billion) for April 2016, representing a 9.31% drop on month but a 0.98% increase on year. The company...

Notebook ODMs see shipments drop in April

May 11, 16:00

Notebook ODMs Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec have announced their shipments for April with all seeing on-month drop in notebook shipments.

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments to grow 9.7% sequentially in 2Q16, but still down 10% on year

May 9, 21:38

With brand vendors ready to launch new products for the second quarter, Chromebook to see strong shipment growth and Xiaomi to begin shipping its new notebook later in May, worldwide...

Acer to release more ultra-thin notebooks in September

May 5, 14:50

Acer has recently launched its new ultra-thin Aspire S 13 and will announce two more ultra-thin notebooks in September.

Gaming notebook, 2-in-1 markets to see more competition with entry of lower-tier players

May 5, 14:43

With Intel reference designs and support including product planning, software/hardware certification and marketing, China-based lower-tier vendors including Huawei Technologies, TCL,...

Quanta Computer denies reported layoffs

May 4, 15:32

Quanta Computer on May 3 firmly denied reports that the company will lay off 10-20% of employees in June, adding that a number of employees voluntarily resigned due to merging a business...

Asustek Computer leads gaming notebook sales

May 4, 14:34

Asustek Computer is currently the largest global gaming notebook vendor, particularly ranking first in the US, UK, Germany, France, Russia and Italy. Asustek sold nearly 90,000 units...

Acer unveils gaming notebooks, 2-in-1s, Chromebooks in New York

Apr 22, 14:30

Acer unveiled new gaming notebooks, 2-in-1 models and Chromebooks in New York on April 21 to specifically meet expected back-to-school demand in the third quarter of 2016.

Asustek new CSO expected to initially focus on enhancing competition with Gigabyte, MSI

Apr 22, 12:03

Vice chairman Ted Hsu for ODM Pegatron will return to Asustek Computer as chief strategy officer (CSO) and is expected to strengthen competition initially with Gigabyte Technology...

Ted Hsu, Asustek new CSO

Toshiba reportedly to sell notebook factory in China

Apr 19, 21:10

Toshiba will reportedly sell its notebook factory in Hangzhou, eastern China, and has inquired about a few Taiwan-based notebook ODMs' interest, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Dell launches enterprise notebook with ultra-thin bezel design

Apr 19, 15:28

Dell has launched its new enterprise notebook, the Latitude 13 7000, featuring a 13-inch display with an ultra-thin 7mm bezel making the overall chassis as small as a typical 12-inch...

Notebook-related IC suppliers expect to post 10-15% revenue growth in 2Q16

Apr 18, 10:43

Notebook-related IC suppliers expect to see revenues grow 10-15% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016 prior to a major pick-up in the third quarter, according to industry sou...

Slowing notebook replacement cycle leading to higher resolution displays, says IHS

Apr 15, 15:51

The global notebook display market fell 23% on year in the first quarter of 2016, according to IHS. Due to the low profitability of high definition (HD) notebook panels, panel makers...

IDF Shenzhen 2016: Intel promotes 2-in-1 products from newcomers

Apr 15, 11:46

At Intel Developer Forum (IDF) Shenzhen 2016, several brand vendors including Huawei, TCL, Samsung Electronics and India-based Micromax, have showcased their latest 2-in-1 devices...

Quanta sees strong growth in March notebook shipments

Apr 12, 11:52

Quanta Computer's notebook shipments grew by 65% on month to reach 3.8 million units in March. Although Quanta expects its second-quarter shipments to see sequential growth, it is...

Compal, Inventec, Wistron see notebook shipments grow in March

Apr 11, 15:05

Notebook ODMs Compal Electronics, Inventec and Wistron have seen their March notebook shipments grow from February as their clients had been pushing their shipments before the first...

Japan Display seeking panel orders for notebooks, tablets and 2-in-1s

Apr 7, 21:10

Japan Display has had its sales team solicit panel orders from Lenovo, Huawei Technologies and Asustek Computer for notebook, tablet and 2-in-1s , according to Taiwan-based supply...

Vendors see stable demand for enterprise notebooks thanks to Windows 10

Apr 6, 16:01

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have seen their clients from the enterprise sector aggressively pulling in orders recently, but orders from the consumer sector remain weak, according...

Acer debuts Chromebook 14

Mar 31, 22:21

Acer has expanded its line of Chromebooks with the Acer Chromebook 14 with a battery life of up to 14 hours. In addition, the device is equipped with a 14-inch display and an all-aluminum...

Acer Chromebook 14

Clevo ships 1.42 million notebooks in 2015, but sees increasing volume in high-end models

Mar 28, 22:24

Clevo's notebook shipments reached 1.42 million units in 2015, down 13.93% from 1.65 million in 2014, but revenues from the business grew 4% on year in 2015 as the company shipped...

IC orders for notebooks slow

Mar 25, 14:09

IC orders for notebooks remain slow, according to sources at analog and other notebook-related chip suppliers, adding that shipments are unlikely to register substantial growth in...

Gaming DIY market to see stable growth in 2016

Mar 22, 16:13

The gaming market has grown more popular in 2016 and despite the fierce competition in the gaming notebook sector, the gaming DIY market continues to see stable growth and will enjoy...

Notebook vendors to push ultra-thin notebooks to compete against new MacBook

Mar 22, 16:04

With Apple's new ultra-thin 13- and 15-inch MacBooks to start shipping at the end of the second quarter, notebook brand vendors such as Asustek Computer, Dell and Lenovo have also...

Brazil notebook market suffering inventory pile up

Mar 21, 15:35

With a 30% on-year drop in notebook sales in 2015, Brazil's notebook retail channel is suffering from a serious inventory pile up, and most brand vendors' orders for the country have...

Xiaomi to delay first notebook launch to 2Q16

Mar 17, 22:14

Xiaomi Technology is expected to delay the launch of its first notebook to the second quarter of 2016, one quarter behind its original schedule, according to sources from Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments up slightly on month in February

Mar 15, 11:12

Following significant drops both on month and on year in January, worldwide notebook shipments remained weak in February, growing only 2% sequentially for the top-five brand vendors...

Pegatron sees revenues drop in February

Mar 11, 14:57

Pegatron Technology saw its February 2016 revenues drop 35.2% on month and 5.1% on year to reach only NT$65.72 billion (US$2 billion) due to seasonality and fewer working hours caused...

Taiwan market: Lenovo to launch ultra-thin 14-inch notebook

Mar 11, 12:17

Lenovo will launch the ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14-inch business-use Windows 10 notebook, featuring carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic chassis, thinness of 17.7mm and a weight of 1.31kg, for...

Quanta sees February revenues increase

Mar 11, 11:52

Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$62.11 billion (US$1.86 billion) for February 2016, increasing 3.39% on month and 12.89% on year, and NT$122.18 billion for...

Compal notebook shipments rise 15% in February

Mar 10, 12:19

Compal Electronics shipped 2.3 million notebooks during February, up 15% from a month ago. The company expects shipments to continue increasing in March at a double-digit percentage...

Wistron, Inventec see better-than-expected shipments in February

Mar 9, 15:26

Wistron shipped 1.1 million notebooks, 800,000 desktops, 500,000 monitors, 300,000 LCD TVs and 130,000 servers in February, while fellow maker Inventec shipped 1.25 million IT devices...

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    Acer TravelMate X349

    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,...

    Photo: Company, Jul 25.

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    Samsung PM971-NVMe

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing NVM Express (NVMe) PCIe solid state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package for next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

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    AMD 7th-generation A series processor

    AMD has announced availability of its new mobile seventh-generation AMD A-series processors, timed to support a new notebook design by HP. New OEM PC designs powered by the A-series...

    Photo: Company, Apr 11.

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    Acer Predator 17 gaming notebook

    Acer has unveiled its Predator 17 gaming notebooks, powered by Intel's Core i7-6700HQ processor. Select models feature Nvidia's GeForce GTX980M graphics card, up to 32GB of DDR4...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Acer Predator 15 gaming notebook

    Acer has unveiled its Predator 15 gaming notebooks, powered by Intel's Skylake-based Core i7-6700HQ processor. Select models feature Nvidia GeForce GTX980M graphics card, up to 32GB...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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