Taipei, Friday, November 28, 2014 12:55 (GMT+8)
partly cloudy
Taipei
28°C
Digitimes Research: Large-size panel shipments expected to decrease 1.4% in 2014
Tony Huang, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Thursday 28 November 2013]

Large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panel shipments are expected to reach 675 million units in 2014, down 1.4% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

LCD TV panel shipments will see only 0.7% growth. Panel shipments will outpace LCD TV shipments through the end of 2013, which means that inventory will be high going into 2014.

Additionally, LCD monitor and notebook panel shipments are expected to drop further in 2014 but all-in-one (AIO) PC panel shipments are expected to slightly increase.

Digitimes Research said despite the decline in large-size TFT LCD shipments, panel surface area shipped during 2014 will rise 4.1% on year, compared with 2% on-year growth in 2013.The on-year decline will be the second year in a row.

Meanwhile, Ultra HD TV panel shipments are expected to reach 15.3 million units in 2014, up over 400% on year.

Medium-size (7- to 8.9-inch) TFT LCD panel shipments are expected to increase 4.6% in 2014, added Digitimes Research.

Realtime news
  • Wage rates in eastern China rise in November

    IT + CE | 19min ago

  • Delta Electronics to add stake investment in Neo Solar Power

    Before Going to Press | Nov 27, 21:31

  • Taiwan PCB production value to rise 7% in 2014, says IEK

    Before Going to Press | Nov 27, 21:29

  • Demand for PCIe SSDs to boom, say controller suppliers

    Before Going to Press | Nov 27, 21:28

  • Global COF tape supply likely to fall short

    Before Going to Press | Nov 27, 21:28

  • Taiwan market: Smartphones sized 5-inch and above make up 67% of overall smartphone market

    Before Going to Press | Nov 27, 21:27

  • LG Display aims to expand its vehicle display business to US$2 billion by 2018

    Before Going to Press | Nov 27, 21:26

  • Taiwan market: TV vendors slash prices 15% to spur orders

    Before Going to Press | Nov 27, 21:25

  • Low-price notebooks inferior to ordinary models in component quality and durability, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | Nov 27, 19:19

Pause
 | 
View more

2015 global notebook demand forecast

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Nov 28, 11:01

According to Digitimes Research, global notebook shipments will decline by 2.1% in 2014 to 170 million units and shipment totals in 2015 will continue to show a decline. While the business notebook market benefitted from the expiration of support by Microsoft...

Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Nov 12, 10:53

As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%, and the share of the global user base rising from 4.9% to a high of 10.6%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various...

Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2014

TAIWAN ICT | Nov 20, 10:53

Taiwan's top handset ODM Foxconn Electronics lost a significant amount of feature phone orders from Microsoft Mobile in the third quarter, while the biggest brand vendor HTC also saw a sharp decline in its shipments. But for others in Taiwan's handset sector,...

China smartphone market and industry – 3Q 2014

CHINA SMARTPHONE | Nov 14, 19:21

Looking at smartphone sales in the local China market, under the influence of stagnating sales of international brands, a lack of differentiating features in high-end and high-cost/performance ratio products marketed by China-based makers, and ultra-low-cost...

Taiwan LCD TVs – 3Q 2014

TAIWAN FPD | Nov 14, 15:51

Taiwan's LCD TV manufacturing sector saw mixed performances among its players in the third quarter of 2014, resulting in only slight growth in overall shipments. For the whole of 2014, the Taiwan makers are expected to see a 1.8% growth in shipments, falling...

Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets
The transition to 4k TV - UHD TV market forecast, 2014-2017
DIGITIMES Translation Services
  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.