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LCD TV trend: LED or CCFL
  • Demand for LED-backlit LCD TVs has been growing, but CCFL models aren't going away without a fight.

    Last update: Wednesday 2 May 2012 [11 news items]

China market: 70% of LCD TVs sold in 2012 to be LED-backlit

May 2, 15:59

The share of LED-backlit sets is predicted to reach 70% of total LCD TV shipments to the China market this year with the possibility of reaching 100% in 2013 as industry firms are...

Samsung to decrease use of LED chips in direct-type LED TVs

Apr 24, 00:56

Samsung Electronics has scored points in marketing direct-type LED-backlit LCD TVs in North America and in order to further reduce production cost of direct-type LED TVs, will decrease...

Japan vendors question Korea LED TV over power consumption

Apr 23, 16:08

Japanese LED TV firms are questioning whether Korean brand high-end direct-type LED TVs such as the ones made by LG Electronics are as energy efficient as Japanese made edge-lit LED...

Direct-type LED TV price gap with CCFL to shrink to 10%

Apr 6, 12:28

The price difference between low-cost direct-type LED TVs and CCFL models will shrink to 10% this year, industry sources have predicted.

BenQ to introduce direct-lit LED TVs in May

Mar 23, 01:25

BenQ plans to introduce low-price direct-lit LED TVs in May. The price of this product is likely to be 10% lower than new LED TVs in the market. According to BenQ, LCD TV shipments...


LG to introduce new 47- and 55-in TV models in 1H12

Mar 14, 01:25

South Korea-based LG Electronics recently announced new 47- and 55-inch TVs for launch in first-half 2012. LG will also introduce high-end edge-lit 3D smart TV products to the Taiwan...

South Korea firms to push sales of low-price LED TVs

Mar 9, 11:09

Samsung Electronics is rumored to be giving up production of CCFL-backlit LCD TVs to fully adopt LED-backlight modules. The firm will promote direct-lit LED TVs aggressively in 2012...


Samsung to suspend CCFL-backlit TV production in Korea, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 8, 14:54

Samsung Electronics is expected to announce in March at the earliest plans to suspend the production of traditional CCFL-backlit LCD TVs in Korea, and instead will focus on LED-backlit...

Taiwan market: Local brand vendors still rolling out CCFL-backlit TV models

Mar 6, 14:09

Some local brand TV vendors in Taiwan such as Teco will continue to roll out CCFL-backlit models for the local market as CCFL models still enjoy price advantages over LED-backlit...

Direct-lit LED TV cost may not shrink much

Mar 5, 12:06

The cost narrowing between direct-lit LED TVs and CCFL-backlit TVs may face a roadblock, said industry sources. However, firms such as Samsung Electronics, China-based TCL, and North...


Commentary: Large-size TVs, big opportunities

Jan 19, 16:41

The LCD TV market went through severe price competition in 2011 with products such as 42-inch CCFL-backlit TVs costing only US$199/unit. Industry sources believe this price is close...

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