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Worldwide Notebook PC Development Trends in the Post-PC Era Product Image

Worldwide Notebook PC Development Trends in the Post-PC Era

  • Published: November 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 19 Pages
  • Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC)


  • Acer
  • Asus
  • Dell
  • Intel
  • Medion
  • Pegatron
  • MORE

The global notebook PC industry's shipment growth is anticipated to have witnessed a year-on-year decline for the first time in 2012, mainly due to the global economic uncertainties and the increasing replacement effect of tablets. Nevertheless, the introduction of Windows 8 SP1 and Microsoft's termination of XP support in April, 2004 are projected to trigger the replacement demand for enterprise notebook PCs during the period 2014 - 2015. However, with notebook PCs entering the mature stage, the notebook PC's high growth era is more likely to be the thing of the past. This report outlines the future trends of the notebook PC industry and examines major players' strategies including IC chipmakers, operating system suppliers, and PC branded vendors in the post-PC era.

List of Topics:

- Key development trends among notebook PCs, including major PC vendors, key application IC suppliers, operating system suppliers

- Worldwide notebook PCshipment volume forecast for the period 2012-2016

- Development of notebook PC products with respect to industry structure and product applications

1. Foreword

2. Current Status of the Worldwide Notebook PC Market

2.1 Notebook PC Growth Slows Down to Single-digit

2.2 Threats from Mobile Computing Devices

3. Major Vendors' Strategies

3.1 IC Chipmakers

3.2 Operating System Suppliers

3.3 PC Branded Vendors

4. Industrial Structure and Future Product Development

4.1 Changes in Industry Structure

4.2 Changes in Product Applications

5. Conclusion


List of Tables

Table 1 Ultrabook Key Component Solutions

Table 2 AMD Ultrathin Platform Planning

List of Figures

Worldwide Notebook PC Shipment Volume, 2007 - 2016

Worldwide Notebook PC Shipment Share by Regional Market, 2009 - 2013

Branded Notebook PC Vendors' Revenue Share by Regional Market, 2009 - 2011

World's Top Eight Notebook PC Branded Vendors' Market Shipment Share, 2008 - 2013Branded Vendors' Shipment Share by Region in 2008, 2010, and 2013

Mobile Device Shipment Share by Device Type, 2010 - 2016

Share of Mobile Computing Devices by Platform Structure, 2010 - 2012

Share of Mobile Computing Devices by Operating System, 2010 - 2012

BOM Structure of a 13-inch Ultrabook Model

Comparison of Microsoft Windows RT and Windows

World's Top Eight Notebook PC Branded Vendors by Revenue Share and Shipment Growth

World's Top Eight Notebook PC Branded Vendors' Future Development

Branded Vendors' Shipment Ranking

Contract Makers' Shipment Ranking

Comparison of x86- and ARM-architecture Notebook PCs by Power Consumption and System Performance

- Acer
- Apple
- Asus
- Compal
- Dell
- Foxconn
- HP
- Intel
- Inventec
- Lenovo
- Medion
- Microsoft
- Pegatron
- Quanta
- Samsung
- Toshiba
- Wistron

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