Tony Huang, DIGITIMES Research; Yvonne Yu, DIGITIMES
Tuesday 22 February 2011
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In fourth-quarter 2010 global large-size TFT LCD panel (10-inch and larger, excluding 9.7-inch tablet applications, such as the Apple iPad) grew 9.3% sequentially to 169 million, while Taiwan makers shipped 66.06 million large-size panels, up 2.2% compared to the third quarter.
In 2018, global server shipments will grow 8.5% to reach 13.73 million units. Digitimes Research estimates server shipments worldwide will grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during the period 2017-2022, with growth mainly driven by large-scale data centers and the China market.
Digitimes Research estimates total shipments of smartphone APs worldwide will grow 1.5% on year to 1.67 billion units in 2018. The slowing growth in the smartphone market means global smartphone AP shipments will only grow at a mild pace in the next few years, reaching 1.77 billion units in 2021.