Taiwan-based TFT-LCD makers shipped 309.749 million small- to medium-size panels in the third quarter of 2016, increasing 15.0% on quarter and 0.8% on year, according to Digitimes Research.
Of the shipments, 89.2% were a-Si TFT-LCD panels and 10.8% LTPS ones, Digitimes Research indicated. In terms of application, handset panels accounted for 74.78% of the shipments, automotive displays 5.72%, tablets 5.66%, digital cameras 3.67% and PNDs (portable navigation devices) 2.72%.
Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) accounted for 35.0% of the shipments, followed by HannStar Display with 31.8% and Innolux with 19.7%.
Due to off-season effects, Taiwan-based makers' combined shipments in the fourth quarter will decrease 4.7% sequentially to 295.271 million panels, resulting in shipments of 1.182 billion units for the whole year.
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