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Digitimes Research: Taiwan 4Q13 touch panel shipments to fall sequentially
Jason Yang, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Monday 4 November 2013]

Taiwan-based makers will ship 44.621 million smartphone touch panels, 15.517 million touch panels used in below 11-inch tablets and 3.728 million touch panels used in notebooks and 11-inch and above tablets during the fourth quarter of 2013, decreasing on quarter by 5.3%, 10.0% and 7.4% respectively, according to Digitimes Research.

Of the smartphone touch panel shipments, 63.44% will be film-based capacitive models, 22.29% OGS (one glass solution) models and 14.27% GG (two sheets of glass) models, Digitimes Research indicated. Young Fast Optoelectronics will be the largest maker accounting for 22.88% of the shipments, J Touch 19.02%, Wintek 17.04%, General Interface Solution 15.75% and TPK Holding 14.79%.

GG models will take up 38.54% of shipments of touch panels used in below 11-inch tablets, OGS 29.36%, film-based capacitive 28.45% and G1F (glass plus one layer of film) 3.65%. J Touch will account for 17.27% of the shipments, General Interface Solution 16.45%, TPK 16.41% and Wintek 14.86%.

TPK will account for 26.29% of shipments of touch panels used in notebooks and 11-inch and above tablets, followed by AU Optronics (AUO) with 22.83%, Innolux with 19.66% and Wintek with 16.98%.

Content from this blog post was provided by the Digitimes Research Tracking team, which focuses on shipment data and market trends in the global mobile device supply chain. Digitimes Research provides quarterly tracking services for market sectors such as Global Tablet, China Smartphone, China Smartphone AP, China Touch Panel, Taiwan ICT and Taiwan FPD. Click here for more information about Digitimes Research Tracking services.

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