Taipei, Tuesday, February 21, 2017 15:50 (GMT+8)
partly cloudy
Taipei
26°C
Digitimes Research: Taiwan 9-inch and above panel shipments fall to 62.21 million units in 1Q14
Tony Huang, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Friday 9 May 2014]

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of 9-inch and above size TFT LCD panels reached 62.21 million units in the first quarter of 2014, down 3.2% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.

In the notebook panel segment, AU Optronics (AUO) shifted production on one of its 5G lines to notebook panel production while Korea-based makers shifted production away from notebook panels to tablet panels, bringing in slight notebook panel shipment growth of 0.6% for Taiwan makers during the quarter, according to Digitimes Research's latest quarterly FPD Data Tracker report on Taiwan's large-size panel shipments.

Taiwan makers tablet panel shipments increased 2.2% during the first quarter while TV and monitor panel shipments declined 2.9% and 9.3% respectively.

Digitimes Research said Taiwan panel makers are losing their competitive edge in the 32-inch LCD TV panel market due to price competition from China makers, adding that 32-inch LCD TV panels made up 35% of overall LCD TV panel shipments in the first quarter.

Realtime news
  • Taiwan IC production value to rise 5.8% in 2017, say TSIA and IEK

    Bits + chips | 16min ago

  • Taiwan consumer IC firms revenues to pick up in March

    Bits + chips | 42min ago

  • China market: White-box smartphone supply chain faces increasing pressure from brand vendors

    Mobile + telecom | 1h 33min ago

  • Chunghwa Telecom to launch LWA network

    Mobile + telecom | 1h 40min ago

  • Sated China smartphone market to sit back and digest inventory in 1Q17

    Mobile + telecom | 3h 28min ago

Pause
 | 
View more

Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 25, 14:34

Digitimes Research estimates that 2016 was another down year for the global notebook market, with shipments dipping below 150 million. While the market will continue shrinking in 2017, the drop will be much less dramatic, as Windows 10 adoption in the enterprise...

Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 16, 12:01

Digitimes Research expects global application processor (AP) shipments to increase more than 8% in 2017 and surpass the 1.9 billion mark, with smartphones remaining the main application. After slumping in 2015, Qualcomm returned to form in 2016 and will continue...

Taiwan LCD TVs – 4Q 2016

TAIWAN DISPLAY SYSTEM | Feb 20, 15:08

Asia is becoming more important for Taiwan's LCD TV makers. Asia's share of their shipments has increased to a level comparable to that for North America.

Taiwan LCD monitors – 4Q 2016

TAIWAN DISPLAY SYSTEM | Feb 20, 15:07

The LCD monitor market has yet to hit bottom, with Taiwan makers expected to see their shipments continue to fall in the first quarter of 2017.

China smartphone market and industry – 4Q 2016

CHINA SMARTPHONE | Feb 18, 14:59

Digitimes Research estimates overall fourth-quarter 2016 shipments from China-based smartphone firms were 181.8 million units with an on-quarter increase of 4.4% and an on-year increase of 12.8%.

Yilan Science Park
Intel strategies in the mobile device market
Analysis of China revised domestic semiconductor industry goals
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.