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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: Wednesday 27 July 2016 [3129 news items]

Notebook ODMs see over 20% on-month drop in January revenues

Feb 16, 16:18

Notebook ODMs have announced revenues for January and all suffered over 20% on-month declines. The ODMs expect revenues to continue dropping in February due to fewer working hours,...

Notebook PCB specialist GBM posts decreased January sales

Feb 5, 14:59

Taiwan-based Global Brands Manufacture (GBM), which specializes in the manufacture of notebook-use PCBs, has reported revenues for January 2016 decreased 1% sequentially and 8% from...

Toshiba reportedly to close R&D center in Taiwan

Feb 4, 12:34

Toshiba reportedly plans to close its R&D center in Taiwan and will lay off about 100 engineers working at the center, according to sources in Taiwan's notebook industry.

Notebook vendors facing high channel inventory in 1Q16

Feb 2, 16:12

Notebook brand vendors are facing high channel inventories for the first quarter of 2016 as they placed increased orders to restock in the fourth quarter of 2015, but demand from...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments grow slightly on quarter in 4Q15, but will drop over 16% in 1Q16

Feb 1, 22:43

Worldwide notebook shipments enjoyed a slight growth of 0.6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2015 thanks to stable demand from the year-end holidays in Europe and North America...

Fierce competition eliminating small gaming product players

Feb 1, 15:00

With competition growing fierce in the gaming PC market, several gaming peripheral vendors have quit the market, unable to bear the increasing losses, and some channel retailers are...

Supply chain braces for possible merger of Vaio, Toshiba, Fujitsu PC units

Jan 28, 14:45

Japan-based PC brand vendors Vaio (previously Sony), Toshiba and Fujitsu reportedly are ready to merge their notebook businesses into a company, a move which will affect Taiwan-based...

ODMs eye gaming notebook orders

Jan 25, 14:56

Seeing competition growing fierce in the gaming notebook market, notebook ODMs have been aggressively looking to land related orders from brand vendors. Compal Electronics is the...

Taiwan market: Dell launches XPS 13, XPS 15 notebooks

Jan 22, 15:54

Dell has launched two Windows 10 notebooks, the 13-inch XPS 13 equipped with Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor and 15-inch XPS 15 equipped with Core i7 processor in the Taiwan market...

Huawei, Xiaomi to release sub-13-inch 2-in-1 devices

Jan 22, 12:23

China-based Huawei Device is set to launch its first notebook in April using a 12.9-inch display and Windows 10, while Xiaomi Technology will launch a notebook with a sub-13-inch...

Asustek gives BYD orders for about 1.5 million notebooks in 2016

Jan 21, 15:17

Asustek Computer reportedly has outsourced orders for about 1.5 million notebooks to China-based EMS provider BYD, equivalent to less than 10% of Asustek's total notebook shipments...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments in 2016 to fall 2.5% on year

Jan 19, 21:26

There were 157.4 million notebooks shipped globally in 2015, decreasing 9% on year, and the shipments will further slip 2.5% to 153.5 million units in 2016, according to Digitimes...

Second- and third-tier notebook ODMs to see weak shipment performance in 2016

Jan 18, 16:29

Taiwan- and China-based second and third-tier notebook ODMs including Shuttle, Clevo, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), Uniwill, Malata and BYD are facing declining orders in 2016...

Capacitive touch demand on the rise for most applications

Jan 18, 10:24

The proportion of capacitive touch is growing in segments including smartphone, tablet, notebook and all-in-one PC applications, due to reduced pricing for the technology.

Dell pushing Inspiron 7000 series for mid-range gaming sector

Jan 15, 15:53

Dell has recently been pushing its Inspiron 7000 series notebooks to compete against Acer, Asustek and Micro-Star International's (MSI) mid-range gaming notebook products and will...

Notebook competition to grow fiercer in 2016

Jan 15, 11:51

The notebook market is expected to see fiercer competition in 2016 than the previous years due to factors including Samsung Electronics having reorganized its notebook business to...

Global notebook demand to remain weak in 1H16

Jan 13, 15:56

While Taiwan-based ODMs shipped more notebooks than originally expected in December 2015, this was not due to rebounding demand, and global notebook demand will remain weak in the...

Pegatron notebook shipments up in 2015, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 12, 15:53

Pegatron Technology is estimated to have shipped 3.4-3.5 million notebooks in the fourth quarter of 2015, up 48% sequentially, while its notebook shipments for 2015 reached 10 million...

Asustek shifts back notebook orders from BYD to Taiwan partners

Jan 12, 15:21

Asustek Computer originally outsourced part of its 2016 notebook orders to China-based EMS provider BYD, but has recently retracted some of the orders and given them back to its Taiwan-based...

Notebook players to take measures to save costs and expand into non-PC market in 2016

Jan 12, 12:30

With the notebook market expected to continue seeing a single-digit percentage shipment decline in 2016, brand vendors and ODMs are expected to become more aggressive pushing into...

Notebook component makers expect to see flat revenue performance in 2016

Jan 11, 22:51

Taiwan-based makers of notebook components such as connectors and stamped parts are unlikely to see any significantly growth in revenues in 2016 as demand for desktops, notebooks...

HD on the rise in notebook displays, says IHS

Jan 11, 22:46

With demand for notebooks stagnating due to the economic downturn and the rise of tablets, notebook brands and panel makers are increasingly turning to higher display resolutions...

Notebook ODMs see combined 1Q16 shipments to drop 15% on quarter, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 11, 15:39

Taiwan ODMs' combined notebook shipments are expected to drop 15% sequentially to reach 25 million units in the first quarter and the volume is unlikely to recover until their clients...

Quanta, Compal report increases in December notebook shipments

Jan 11, 10:49

ODM Quanta Computer shipped four million notebooks in December, increasing 5.3% on month, while fellow maker Compal Electronics shipped 3.7 million units, growing 12.1%, according...

ECS sees revenues up slightly on month in December

Stockwatch - Jan 5, 21:28

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.983 billion (US$87.4 million) for December 2015, representing a 4.36% increase on month but a 51.07% decline...

CES 2016: Acer to showcase new high-end 2-in-1 and tablet for kids

Jan 4, 22:57

Acer is planning to showcase its latest high-end 2-in-1 device, the Aspire Switch 12 S at CES 2016, adopting magnetic hinges and support different usage models, including notebook,...

Intel gives Xiaomi special deal on notebook processors

Dec 31, 13:03

To strengthen its partnership with China-based Xiaomi in the mobile device market, Intel has provided special deals to the China-based vendor. For every notebook processor Xiaomi...

Taiwan market: Acer desktop, notebook, tablet shipments to fall in 2015

Dec 30, 15:22

The Taiwan market will see desktop PC shipments decrease 20% on year in 2015, consisting of a decline of 30% for brand vendors and 10% for white-box vendors, according to Towny Huang,...

Commentary: Gaming notebooks, VR devices may not be as promising as expected

Dec 30, 14:13

While the production of gaming notebooks and VR (virtual reality) devices looks to be promising in 2016, keen competition in the gaming notebook sector and a lack of supply chain...

Taiwan market: Notebook, consumer electronics sales to remain flat in 2016, says Apple device dealer

Dec 25, 15:31

Sales of consumer electronics, computer and communication devices in the Taiwan market are expected to remain flat in 2016 as compared to a year earlier, according to Andy Tu, president...

Taiwan market: Asustek ranks top notebook vendor during January-October period

Dec 25, 12:45

Asustek Computer ranked as the number one notebook vendor with a 54% share in Taiwan's notebook market in the first 10 months of 2015, according to sources from the local retail ch...

Pegatron not affected by entry of China players into OEM notebook sector, says chairman

Dec 24, 15:19

The notebook business of Pegatron Technology will not be affected by the entry of China-based players into the OEM notebook sector, according company chairman Tung Tsu-hsien.

Pegatron chairman Tung Tsu-hsien

Global notebook market braces for more uncertainty in 2016

Dec 23, 11:58

The global notebook market will face more uncertainty in 2016 as Xiaomi Technology and Huawei will debut in the mature market, and Samsung Electronics has also renewed its interest...

Asustek, Gigabyte plan to launch VR devices, say Taiwan makers

Dec 22, 11:58

Asustek Computer plans to launch wearable virtual reality (VR) devices to be used with its gaming notebooks, while with Gigabyte Technology is also doing so by working with VR technology...

Taiwan notebook ODMs will struggle to see business growth in 2016, say Taiwan makers

Dec 17, 14:24

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, mainly Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec, will find it considerably difficult to increase operations in 2016 mainly because global...

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