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AUO starts shipping bezel-less Ultra HD TV panels in 1Q16

Feb 5, 11:09

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) began shipping Ultra HD TV curved and flat panels without bezels for use in high-end LCD TVs in the first quarter of 2016 using GOA (gate driver...

Increasing adoption of Ultra HD panels for notebooks may push down prices

Jan 27, 13:56

As notebook brand vendors including Asustek Computer, Lenovo, Dell, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Micro-Star International (MSI) have been using Ultra HD panels for their high-end models,...

LG to reach 90% utilization for 4K OLED TV panels

Jan 14, 14:58

LG Display expects utilization rates for Ultra HD (4K) OLED TV panels to reach between 80-90% in 2016.

ChipMOS to expand production capacity for LCD driver ICs

Dec 24, 15:15

Packaging and testing company ChipMOS Technologies is expected to expand production capacity for LCD driver ICs during 2016 as the company is positive about Ultra HD TV demand, according...

LeTV launches 70-inch TVs made from Sharp panels

Dec 24, 11:23

China-based vendor LeTV has launched Super TV Max 70, a 70-inch LCD TV which uses ultra-thin Ultra HD TFT-LCD panels produced at Sharp's 10G fab in Sakai City, Japan, according to...

Samsung likely to stick with QHD displays for smartphones in 2016

Dec 17, 15:44

There are various reports circulating in Korea's media regarding whether local smartphone vendors will release new smartphones equipped with Ultra HD (4K) panels. A latest report...

Digitimes Research: 4K TVs to push demand for LEDs

Dec 14, 23:07

Ultra HD (4K) TVs are expected to make up 23.7% of LCD TV shipments in 2016, up 9.3pp on year. Because of the increase, demand for LEDs used in TV backlighting applications will rise...

China should drop LCD tariffs to help Taiwan LCD makers, says Foxconn chairman

Dec 3, 14:31

Foxconn Electronics chairman Terry Guo has vocalized that he believes the China government should drop tariffs on LCDs shipped from Taiwan into China from 5% to 0% in order to help...

Korea makers held over 60% share in 4K TV panel shipments during 3Q15

Nov 19, 15:38

Korea-based panel makers held an over 60% market share of Ultra HD (4K) TV panel shipments during the third quarter of 2015, according to new figures from Sigmaintell Consulting.

Apple updates iMac family with new Ultra HD and 5K Retina displays

Oct 14, 16:17

Apple has updated the entire iMac family, bringing a new Retina Ultra HD display to the 21.5-inch iMac for the first time and the Retina 5K display to every 27-inch iMac. The updated...

Apple iMac all-in-one PC with new Retina display

Korea TV vendors increasing 4K TV development

Sep 10, 15:11

As the Ultra HD (4K) TV market is expected to reach 31 million in 2015, up 246% on year, and further reach 97 million in 2019, Korea TV vendors are ramping up production of new models...

Production of new 21-inch iMac begins, say Taiwan makers

Sep 9, 20:44

Production of a new 21-inch iMac featuring a 4096 by 2304 screen kicked off in early September and will be launched in the fourth quarter, with shipments in the quarter estimated...

Digitimes Research: Panel makers remain profitable in 2Q15 due to 4K TV panels

Aug 21, 12:20

The four major panel makers in the market saw revenues decline in the second quarter of 2015 but profits remained high due to sales of high-end products such as Ultra HD (4K) TV panels,...

LG reportedly to achieve 80% yields for 4K OLED TV panels in 2015

Aug 7, 12:21

LG Display is expected to increase yields for Ultra HD (4K) OLED TV panels to around 80% by the end of 2015 and further into 2016, thus decreasing costs heavily which should result...

China makers in discussions with vendors for 6-inch 4K AMOLED panels

Aug 6, 16:14

China-based AMOLED display maker EverDisplay Optronics has developed 6-inch Ultra HD (4K) AMOLED panels with 734ppi and is currently in talks with various vendors to bring the technology...

AUO to focus on higher-end products amid panel slowdown in 2H15

Aug 6, 14:23

The panel industry is expected to be weak in the second half of 2015. In light of this, AU Optronics (AUO) aims to keep its profits steady by producing TV panels that are larger-size,...

AUO developing ALCD TV panels

Jul 27, 21:15

AU Optronics (AUO) is currently developing Advanced LCD (ALCD) 65-inch TV panels that combine quantum dot (QD), Ultra HD (4K) and HDR technologies, and plans to later release the...

Digitimes Research: Japan home entertainment market sees Sharp rise with new 4K solutions

Jul 2, 15:14

Japan's home entertainment segment saw several developments in the second quarter of 2015. Sharp introduced a mix of new Ultra HD (4K) TVs, including Aquos 4K Next that can upscale...

4K TV panel shipments grow nearly 60% in 2Q15

Jun 29, 21:20

Ultra HD (4K) TV panel shipments reached just over nine million in the second quarter of 2015, up 58% on quarter, for a total of 14.7 million in the first half of 2015, according...

LCD TV panel shipments increase 9% on year in May

Jun 18, 10:22

LCD TV panel shipments in May totaled 22.72 million, up 4% on month and up 9% on year. Ultra HD (4K) TV panel shipments meanwhile had a 2% monthly decline from 3.1 million in April...

LG reaches over 65% yields for 4K OLED TV panels, says report

Jun 11, 21:55

LG Display has reached 65% yields for its Ultra HD (4K) OLED TV panels and expects the percentage to increase to over 85% by the end of 2015, according to a report from Korea-based...

Panel pricing on the decline in June, says firm

Jun 5, 15:06

Panel pricing is showing declines and is expected to continue trending down throughout mid-June, with most applications declining US$0.50-1, according to DisplaySearch. In the monitor...

Gigabyte to stay competitive in VGA market with new technology: Q&A with Eddie Lin, associate vice president of Gaming Product Business Unit

Jun 4, 14:09

Competition in the graphics card market has grown fierce as demand for graphics cards from the gaming market continues to grow. To stay competitive in the market, Gigabyte Technology...

Eddie Lin, associate vice president of Gaming Product Business Unit

Skyworth uses Realtek chips in HDR Ultra HD TVs

Jun 1, 20:26

Realtek's TV chips have been adopted by Skyworth in its high dynamic range (HDR) Ultra HD TV series, according to the companies.

Hisense launches new 4K ULED TVs

May 26, 15:04

Hisense has released new 55- and 65-inch TVs including new Ultra HD (4K) ULED units at the CES Asia exhibition.

Hisense showcases its latest 4K TVs at CES Asia

Digitimes Research: Monitor vendors continuing large-size, high resolution strategy

May 19, 16:03

Monitor vendors are continuing to tackle curved units sized 27-inch and above with 2560 by 1080 and Ultra HD resolutions as part of their strategy in the first half of 2015, according...

Ultra HD TV panel shipments reach 16% penetration in April, says WitsView

May 19, 15:16

In April 2015, Ultra HD (4K) TV panel shipments from the six major panel makers globally reached 3.1 million units to represent a 16% penetration, up 4.4% on month, according to Wi...

Samsung favoring QD Ultra HD TVs over OLED in 2015

May 12, 22:14

Samsung Electronics believes Ultra HD (4K) Quantum Dot (QD) TVs will have a stronger presence in the TV industry over OLED during 2015 as OLED costs remain high, according to Samsung...

Universal Display announces 1Q15 financial results

May 8, 12:33

Universal Display has announced that for the first quarter of 2015 its net income of US$1.3 million, or US$0.03 per diluted share, on revenues of US$31.2 million, compared to net...

Panel pricing showing downward trend in May, says firm

May 5, 14:45

Panel pricing has been fluctuating in April, with most applications declining. Due to inventory adjustments and the strong US dollar, some brands decided to increase monitor set prices...

Chipbond to post 5-10% sales growth in 2Q15, says report

Stockwatch - Apr 7, 21:40

LCD driver IC packaging and testing house Chipbond Technology is expected to report a 5-10% sequential increase in consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2015, buoyed mainly...

Rise in Ultra HD TV penetration to drive DRAM market growth, says Nanya president

Mar 13, 15:27

The global DRAM market will register sequential growth in the second quarter of 2015, buoyed by the rising penetration rate for Ultra HD TVs and set-top boxes (STBs), as well as demand...

AUO pushing 5 major selling points for panels

Mar 12, 14:40

For 2015, AU Optronics (AUO) is pushing five major selling points for its panels to boost product demand. The points are Ultra HD resolution - AUO will upgrade all sizes of its panels...

30% of 50-inch LCD TVs shipped in 2015 to be Ultra HD

Mar 4, 22:23

Ultra HD (4K) TV panels are expected to account for over 30% of 50-inch and above LCD TV panels shipped in 2015, according to sources at both Innolux and AU Optronics (AUO).

Sony to establish alliance to promote new Ultra HD broadcast technology

Feb 17, 15:39

Sony is planning to form an alliance, the IP Life Consortium, with 10 companies including Cisco and Germany-based wireless player Rohde & Schwarz (R&S) to boost IP-based Ultra...

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    Acer Liquid Jade Primo smartphone

    Acer's Liquid Jade Primo is a 5.5-inch premium smartphone running Windows 10 Mobile. The Liquid Jade Primo provides productivity for professionals through Continuum, allowing Windows...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

  • Apple+iMac+all%2Din%2Done+PC+with+new+Retina+display

    Apple iMac all-in-one PC with new Retina display

    Apple has updated the entire iMac family, bringing a new Retina Ultra HD display to the 21.5-inch iMac for the first time and the Retina 5K display to every 27-inch iMac. The updated...

    Photo: Company, Oct 19.

  • Asustek+Zen+AiO+S+all%2Din%2Done+PC

    Asustek Zen AiO S all-in-one PC

    The Zen AiO S is the company's new top-end Windows 10 all-in-one PC, with an Ultra HD 3840 by 2160 IPS display, SonicMaster Premium sound system, an Intel's Skylake Core i7 quad-core...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

  • Asustek+17%2Dinch+ROG+GX700+gaming+notebook

    Asustek 17-inch ROG GX700 gaming notebook

    Asustek Computer has unveiled a water-cooling gaming notebook, the GX700 under its Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand. The GX700 features a 17-inch display and Intel's K-SKU processors...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

  • Acer+Predator+XB1+gaming+monitor

    Acer Predator XB1 gaming monitor

    Acer has announced the expansion of its Predator gaming monitor lineup with the Nvidia G-Sync-supported, flat-panel Predator XB1. The Predator XB1 series features the latest Nvidia...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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