The global notebook PC market has experienced sluggish growth due to the maturity of the market as well as competition and threats from Smartphones and tablets. Amid continuing declines, notebook PC brands have continued to enhance hardware specifications, while rolling out niche products such as lightweight and gaming models to increase profit margins. After Japanese vendor Sony’s withdrawal, Toshiba also pulled out of the market. Unlike the Japanese notebook PC market, competition in China has intensified as Chinese mobile phone leaders Huawei and Xiaomi launched their own-branded notebook PCs. In 2017, worldwide notebook PC market declined eased up thanks to commercial PC replacement demand; however, the industry still lacks long term growth momentum as replacement demand in the consumer market remains weak. This report analyzes current status and future development of the worldwide and Taiwanese notebook PC industries while looking into key issues facing them.
List of Topics Covered -
Definition, scope, industrial characteristics of the notebook PC industry, and includes its shipment performance over the years
Shipment volume and value forecast of the global and Taiwanese notebook PC industries for the period 2018-2020
The industry's value chain analysis, touching on major players in each segment and their product strategies
Highlights observed in the Taiwanese notebook PC industry that are examined from three perspectives: manufacturing capability, product developments, and opportunities and challenges.
Companies Covered in this report are - 3NOD, ACER, AMD, Apple, Asus, ATL, AUO, BOE, BYD, Compal, Coslight, Dell, Dynapack, Foxconn, Fujitsu, Google, HMD, Hon Hai, HP, Huawei, Innolux, Intel, Inventec, Lenovo, LG, MIC, Microsoft, NVidia, Panasonic, Pegatron, Qualcomm, Quanta, Samsung, Sanyo, Simplo, Sony, Synnex, TDK, TKEC, Toshiba, VAIO, Wistron, Xiaomi.
2. The Notebook PC Industry
2.1 Definition and Scope
2.2 Industrial Development
2.2.1 Product Lifecycle
2.2.2 Worldwide Notebook PC Shipment Volume and Value
2.2.3 Taiwanese Notebook PC Shipment Volume and Value
2.3 Notebook PC Industry Value Chain
2.3.1 Key Players in the Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream Segments
2.4 Outlook for the Notebook PC Industry
2.4.1 Global Industry Shipment Volume and Value Forecast
2.4.2 Taiwanese Industry Shipment Volume and Value Forecast
2.5 Highlights of the Taiwanese Notebook PC Industry
2.5.1 Manufacturing and Production
2.5.2 Product Developments
2.5.3 Opportunities and Challenges
Figure 1: Stages of Notebook PC Product Lifecycle
Figure 2: Global Notebook PC Shipment Volume and Value, 2013-2016
Figure 3: Taiwanese Notebook PC Shipment Volume and Value, 2013-2016
Figure 4: Global Notebook PC Industry Value Chain
Figure 5: Global Notebook PC Shipment Volume and Value Forecast, 2017-2020
Figure 6: Taiwanese Notebook PC Shipment Volume and Value Forecast, 2017-2020
Secondary Research Information is collected from a number of publicly available as well as paid databases. Public sources involve publications by different associations and governments, annual reports and statements of companies, white papers and research publications by recognized industry experts and renowned academia etc. Paid data sources include third party authentic industry databases.
Once data collection is done through secondary research, primary interviews are conducted with different stakeholders across the value chain like manufacturers, distributors, ingredient/input suppliers, end customers and other key opinion leaders of the industry. Primary research is used both to validate the data points obtained from secondary research and to fill in the data gaps after secondary research.
The market engineering phase involves analyzing the data collected, market breakdown and forecasting. Macroeconomic indicators and bottom-up and top-down approaches are used to arrive at a complete set of data points that give way to valuable qualitative and quantitative insights. Each data point is verified by the process of data triangulation to validate the numbers and arrive at close estimates.
The market engineered data is verified and validated by a number of experts, both in-house and external.
REPORT WRITING/ PRESENTATION
After the data is curated by the mentioned highly sophisticated process, the analysts begin to write the report. Garnering insights from data and forecasts, insights are drawn to visualize the entire ecosystem in a single report.