Global average retail prices for 23- and 27-inch LCD monitors in December have risen on month by 11.3% to US$276 and 9.2% to US$379, respectively, while those for 20- and 24-inch models have dropped 6.4% to US$132 and 1.2% to US$246, according to Digitimes Research. Pricing for 22-inch models remained unchanged.
Pricing for 24-inch units dropped below that for 23-inch units for the first time since July of 2014 while the average retail pricing for 27-inch units has dropped from US$459 in June of 2014 to US$341 in October and later to US$379 in December.
However, in China the average pricing for 27-inch units increased from US$387 in November to US$616 in December while pricing in Japan increased 15.2% to US$364, according to Digitimes Research.
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