List of laptop brands and manufacturers
This is a list of laptop brands and manufacturers.
Top worldwide notebook shipments in 2014:
|Name||Country||Product lines||Market share|
|Acer||Taiwan||TravelMate, Extensa, Aspire, Gateway, Packard Bell||10.0%|
|Apple||United States||MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Macbook||9.3%|
|Asus||Taiwan||Asus Eee, Zenbook, ROG Series, Asus N, Asus X, Asus Chromebook||11.0%|
|Dell||United States||Inspiron, Latitude, Precision, Studio, Vostro, XPS, Studio XPS, Alienware||12.3%|
|Hewlett–Packard||United States||HP Pavilion, HP Omnibook, HP Elitebook, HP Envy, HP OMEN, HP Mini||20.1%|
|Lenovo||China||ThinkPad, IdeaPad, 3000 series||17.5%|
|Toshiba||Japan||Dynabook, Portege, Tecra, Satellite, Qosmio, Libretto||6.6%|
- Advent Computers
- Digital Storm
- Elitegroup Computer Systems
- Falcon Northwest – DRX, TLX
- Fujitsu – LifeBook, Stylistic
- Gigabyte Technology
- Itautec – Itautec, Infoway
- Končar – Končar Elektronics and Informatics Inc.
- Lanix – Lanix Portatiles, Neuron
- LG – Xnote
- MDG Computers
- Medion – Akoya
- Meebox – Meebox, Slate
- Micro–Star International (MSI) – Megabook, Wind
- NEC – VERSA, LaVie
- Olivetti – Olibook
- Onkyo – SOTEC
- Origin PC
- Panasonic – Toughbook, Let's Note
- Pioneer Computers – DreamBook
- Positivo Informática – Positivo, Platinum, Aureum, Unique, Premium
- Pravetz – 64M
- Razer – Blade
- Samsung - ATIV
- Sharp – Mebius
- Siragon, C.A.
- TriGem – Averatec
- VIA – NanoBook, pc–1 Initiative
- Wipro Technologies
- Wortmann – Terra Mobile
- Acorn Computers (United Kingdom) – Deskbook, Desknote and Solonote
- Alienware (USA) (acquired by Dell)
- Compaq (USA) (Merged in with Hewlett–Packard) – Evo, Armada, LTE, Presario
- eMachines (USA) (acquired by Gateway Computers)
- Everex (United States) – CloudBook, gBook
- Fujitsu Siemens (Germany/Japan – now defunct, as Fujitsu bought out Siemens' share of the company)
- Gateway Computers (USA) (acquired by Acer)
- Gericom (Austria) (acquired by Quanmax AG)
- Hyundai (South Korea)
- Maxdata (Germany)
- OQO (United States)
- Packard Bell (United States) (acquired by Acer)
- PC Club (United States) (Clevo brand)
- Vigor Gaming (United States) – Atlantis, Augustus, Artorius, and Aegis
- Voodoo PC (Canada) – Envy
- Zepto (Denmark)
No longer manufactures computers
- BenQ (Taiwan)
- HTC (Taiwan) – HTC Shift
- Nokia (Finland) – Booklet 3G
- Philips (Netherlands) – X200
- Sony (Japan) – VAIO – Sold its PC business division to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP)
Original design manufacturers (ODMs)
The vast majority of laptops on the market (94% in 2011) are manufactured by a small handful of Taiwan-based Original Design Manufacturers (ODM), although their production bases are located mostly in mainland China.
Major relationships include:
- Quanta sells to (among others) HP, Lenovo, Apple, Acer, Toshiba, Dell, Sony, Fujitsu and NEC
- Compal sells to (among others) Acer, Dell, Toshiba, Lenovo and HP/Compaq
- Wistron (former manufacturing & design division of Acer) sells to Dell, Acer, Lenovo and HP
- Inventec sells to Toshiba, HP, Dell and Lenovo
- Pegatron sells to Asus, Toshiba, Apple, Dell and Acer
- Foxconn sells to Asus, Dell, HP and Apple
- Flextronics (former Arima Computer Corporation notebook division) sells to HP
|ODM||Units sold (millions)||Units sold (millions)||Units sold (millions)||Units sold (millions)||Units sold (millions)||Units sold (millions)||Market share (percent)||Units sold (millions)||Market share (percent)|
|Pegatron, until 2007 Asus||9.8||14.0||18.5||17.5||15.5||10.9||8%||5||7%|
|total||N/A||N/A||194||214||203||125||100 %||72.6||100 %|
There is a discrepancy between the 2009 numbers due to the various sources cited; i.e. the units sold by all ODMs add up to 144.3 million laptops, which is much more than the given total of 125 million laptops. The market share percentages currently refer to those 144.3 million total. Sources may indicate hard drive deliveries to the ODM instead of actual laptop sales, though the two numbers may be closely correlated.
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