Notebooks demand remains before Windows 10 Launch weak

Trend Force has revised its current assessment of the market for LCD monitors and notebooks in the quarters Q2 and Q3 / 2015 has come down significantly. The market situation is difficult on the whole, the general forecast of market analysts. Blame for the low demand is especially the weak euro, so Trend Force. Especially with the LCD monitors may Retailer their storage capacities currently do not degrade fast enough. Many devices remain in the camp. Therefore TrendForce expects for the 2nd quarter here with a minus of 1.7 percent.

In Q3, demand for monitors could then put something back in the wake of favorable promotions and 6 percent, down from 30.1 million units to 31.9 million. But the notebook market continues to struggle with a slump. In May TrendForce reckoned even with an increase of 7 to 8 percent for the 2nd quarter 2015. In particular, Windows 10, and the new generations of processors from Intel (Broadwell-H, Skylake) should give the notebook market new impetus.

It seems that it is, however, rich in the notebook only for a quarter growth of 2 to 4 percent. The total value the analysts for the period to 39.5 million units. And that at a time at which brand manufacturers and retailers have been traditionally associated with the new models for the Back to School after the summer holidays in position and filled up their camp. But also in the laptop segment the weak euro seems to dampen demand.

Remains to be seen whether it is actually the notebook market in the course of the market launch of Windows 10 and new processors in Q3 / 2015 as forecast by Trend Force, will provide 8.6 percent to a delivery volume of 42.9 million laptops. According to Gartner, are currently in demand, especially 2-in-1 Convertible and hybrid tablets.

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