“Global notebook shipments showed an apparent setback of 8.7% sequentially to 48.59 million units in the fourth quarter,” Joanne Chien reports for DigiTimes.
“Apple is the only vendor that managed to keep its fourth-quarter notebook shipments staying at the same level recorded in the third quarter, and even saw its shipments of MacBook Air models increase to 1.2 million units in the fourth quarter from one million in the previous quarter,” Chien reports. “Affected by the shortage in HDD supplies, Asustek Computer suffered the highest setback of 12.4% in notebook shipments in the fourth quarter, compared to an average of 5-7% for other branded vendors.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]