Taipei, Thursday, November 26, 2015 02:52 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to see 2014 touch panel shipments up for smartphones, notebooks, down for tablets
Jen-Chieh Yang, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Tuesday 10 December 2013]

Taiwan-based makers together will ship 242.72 million smartphone touch panels, 51.81 million tablet touch panels and 17.76 million notebook touch panels in 2014, respectively increasing 11.7%, decreasing 29.4% and growing 22.9% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Of the smartphone applications, 35.2% will be capacitive glass-based models and 64.8% capacitive film-based ones. The former type will take up 47.6% of the tablet applications and 98.6% of the notebook ones, and the latter 52.4% and 1.4% respectively, Digitimes Research indicated.

Among makers, Wintek will ship 35.02 million smartphone applications, 11.33 million for tablets and 1.78 million for notebooks, while the corresponding shipment volumes will be 25.62 million, 4.44 million and 4.97 million for TPK Holding, and 43.42 million, 5.22 million and 5.15 million for Innolux/General Interface Solution.

This article is an excerpt from a Digitimes Research Special Report (Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015). Visit our latest Special reports.

Realtime news
  • TEEMA urges Taiwan government to take action on China hostile headhunting

    Before Going to Press | 4h 59min ago

  • ASE to expand workforce at Chungli facility

    Before Going to Press | 5h ago

  • All-in-one PC shipments to drop over 10% in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 5h 6min ago

  • Acer launches Predator series products in Taiwan, eying opportunity from IT Month show

    Before Going to Press | 5h 7min ago

  • Taiwan PCB production value increases over 7% sequentially in 3Q15

    Before Going to Press | 5h 14min ago

  • D-Link sees strong smart home product sales in Europe

    Before Going to Press | 5h 18min ago

  • Korea government to invest US$110 million into wearables development, says report

    Before Going to Press | 5h 26min ago

  • Global LCD TV shipments to grow 2% in 2016

    Before Going to Press | 5h 31min ago

  • Himax obtains design-wins for smartphone-use force touch solutions

    Before Going to Press | 5h 34min ago

  • ZTE receives government funds to accelerate development of in-house mobile processors

    Before Going to Press | 5h 38min ago

  • TSMC may raise dividend for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 5h 39min ago

  • Sales of 40-inch TVs in Japan strong in October

    Before Going to Press | 5h 41min ago

  • Taiwan notebook makers seeking lower chip quotes for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 5h 42min ago

  • TWM withdraws from bidding for 2,500-2,600MHz bands

    Before Going to Press | 5h 45min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Japan telecom operators offering household robots to boost revenues

    Before Going to Press | 5h 55min ago

View more
The Big Fund
Trends and forecasts for the China FPD industry, 2014-2017
Demand and supply trends in the global sapphire industry, 2014-2015
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.