Tony Huang, DIGITIMES Research; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES
Friday 17 May 2013
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Taiwan's LCD monitor shipments declined 14.7% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013 partly due to seasonality and partly due to high inventory in the China market. The top maker, TPV Technology, which depends much on the China market, saw a steep decline in its shipments.
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.