Taipei, Saturday, April 19, 2014 16:10 (GMT+8)
partly cloudy
Taipei
28°C
Digitimes Research: December retail prices for 40W-equivalent LED bulbs fall in main markets
Jessie Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Wednesday 8 January 2014]

December average retail prices for LED light bulbs equivalent to 40W incandescent bulbs in the US, Europe, Japan and South Korea all decreased on month, according to Digitimes Research.

December average retail prices for 40W- and 60W-equivalent LED light bulbs were: US$20 (down 2.9% on month) and US$22.10 (down 2.6%) in the US; EUR13.40 (US$18.30, down 11.8%) and EUR19.20 (up 12.3%) in Europe; JPY1,687 (US$16.20, down 3.4%) and JPY2,474 (up 0.9%) in Japan; KRW14,544 (US$13.70, down 3.2%) and KRW16,170 (down 0.6%) in South Korea, Digitimes Research indicated.

In the China market particularly, December average retail prices for 7W and 9W LED light bulbs stood at CNY47.50 (US$7.80, up 12.8%) and CNY58.10 (up 1.0%) respectively.

LG 40W-equivalent LED light bulbs for sale in the US market and Osram 60W-equivalent models for sale in South Korea had the highest lumen/price ratios of 79.0lm/US$ and 109.3lm/US$, respectively, in December. In terms of average luminous efficiency, Cree 40W-equivalent LED light bulbs for sale in the US market and Toshiba 60W-equivalent models available in Japan had the highest levels at 75.0lm/W and 96.5lm/W, respectively.

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.

2014 China smartphone market and industry - Forecast and analysis

CHINA SMARTPHONE | Mar 25, 18:27

This Digitimes Research Special Report examines two aspects of the China smartphone market. The first part covers the China smartphone market, measuring local shipments in China from both China-based vendors and international vendors such as Samsung and Apple...

2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Mar 13, 18:26

Digitimes Research estimates that the production value for high brightness LED chips will have an annual growth rate of 12.9% and reach US$12.74 billion in 2014. The applications that will drive growth momentum are LED lighting, tablet, mobile, and automotive...

Global tablet market – 4Q 2013

GLOBAL TABLET | Apr 8, 12:22

Global tablet shipments grew 25% sequentially and 29.8% on year to reach 78.45 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013 benefiting mainly by economic recoveries of Europe and North America, which relatively boosted demand during the year-end holidays.

China smartphone AP shipments – 4Q 2013

CHINA SMARTPHONE AP | Apr 8, 12:20

Global smartphone AP suppliers will see their shipments to China grow only 13.5% on year and drop 3.1% on quarter in the first quarter of 2014. The largest supplier MediaTek is seeing its shipments weakening and its LTE products so far still have not yet been...

China touch panel industry – 4Q 2013

CHINA TOUCH | Apr 8, 12:17

From the fourth quarter of 2013 to the first quarter of 2014, China touch panel makers' largest growth will be in the notebook and 11-inch and above size tablet segments, with makers such as O-Film Technology and Mutto Technology focusing on metal mesh thin-film...

DIGITIMES Marketing Services
China smartphone tracker
2014 global mobile application processor market forecast
  • 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.