Originally Posted by Skyshade
No particular manufacturer, but the Made in Japan mark in the back of laptop will instill me the highest confidence in the quality and reliability of a laptop. For people living in US like me, that means Sony, Fujitsu or imports.
I don't know of any Korean laptop manufacturers (maybe I do, I just don't know they are a Korean mfg) but a whole lot of components are starting to show face.
Samsung and LG come to mind.