According to Digitimes from more than four million units shipped a year earlier thanks to price cuts by vendors and rising demand for virtual reality (VR) applications.
MSI and Asustek Computer have been the top- two players in the segment and will stay at the top, Digitimes said.
MSI, which released over 50 gaming notebooks in 2016, is expected to see shipments of its gaming notebooks increase by 20 per cent on year in 2017, the sources estimated. MSI shipped about 800,000-850,000 gaming notebooks in 2016.
MSI's has announced that its focus will stay on delivering high-end gaming notebook models priced at over $1,800 will help the company further ramp up its revenues and profits in 2017.