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Digitimes Research: China-based smartphone touch panel makers see 8.2% sequential drop in 3Q13 shipments
Jason Yang, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Monday 28 October 2013]

China-based makers shipped a total of 99.945 million touch panels used in smartphones in third-quarter 2013, decreasing 8.2% sequentially, while total shipments of 30.990 million units used in below 11-inch tablets and 851,000 units used in 11-inch and above tablets and notebooks increased by 29.5% and 495.1% respectively, according to Digitimes Research.

Film-based capacitive models accounted for 63.83% of the smartphone touch panel shipments, glass-based capacitive 20.60% and resistive 15.58%, Digitimes Research indicated. Shenzhen O-film Tech was the largest smartphone touch panel maker accounting for 17.1% of the shipments, followed by Truly Opto-electronics (11.03%), Chung Hua EELY Enterprise (7.95%), Mutto Optronics (6.69%) and Top Touch Electronics (6.28%).

Glass-based capacitive models took up 60.45% of the shipments of touch panels used in below 11-inch tablets, film-based capacitive 37.71% and resistive 1.83%.

China-based makers will ship 107.802 million touch panels for smartphones, 35.687 million units for sub 11-inch tablets and 1.526 million units for 11-inch and above tablets and notebooks in the fourth quarter.

Content from this blog post was provided by the Digitimes Research Tracking team, which focuses on shipment data and market trends in the global mobile device supply chain. Digitimes Research provides quarterly tracking services for market sectors such as Global Tablet, China Smartphone, China Smartphone AP, China Touch Panel, Taiwan ICT and Taiwan FPD. Click here for more information about Digitimes Research Tracking services.

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