Tony Huang, DIGITIMES Research; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES
Monday 4 November 2013
Weak demand in China's TV market took its toll on Taiwan's large-size TFT LCD panel shipments in the third quarter of 2013. Taiwan's makers will continue to see their large-size panel shipments drop in the fourth 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 expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.