Tony Huang, DIGITIMES Research; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES
Friday 1 August 2014
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Taiwan's large-size panel shipments rebounded in the second quarter of 2014 thanks to significant demand from the TV and tablet segments. But Taiwan makers face stronger challenges from their competitors from Korea and China who are adding new capacities to support their large-size panel production in the second half of 2014.
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 estimates total shipments of smartphone APs worldwide will grow 1.5% on year to 1.67 billion units in 2018. The slowing growth in the smartphone market means global smartphone AP shipments will only grow at a mild pace in the next few years, reaching 1.77 billion units in 2021.