As WFH and distance education demand continues to propel the notebook (NB) market, TrendForce expects total NB shipment to reach 55 million units for 3Q20, a 4% increase QoQ.
Of all product categories within the NB market, Chromebooks are expected to exhibit the highest percentage of YoY shipment growth for 2020. TrendForce currently projects total Chromebook shipment for 2020 to reach 24.3 million units, a 42.4% increase YoY.
HP’s NB shipment for 3Q20 is expected to reach 14.6 million units, a 0.8% increase QoQ, ensuring its leadership position in the industry.
Dell is expectrd to ship 8.2 million NBs in Q3 representing a 14% decrease QoQ.
ASUS’ and Acer’s shipments for 3Q20 are expected to reach about 5 million and 4.3 million units, with QoQ increases of 24% and 21%, respectively.
Total NB shipment for 2020 is projected to reach 187.63 million units, a 14.4% increase YoY and the highest figure since the NB market hit rock bottom in 2012.