Tom Lo, DIGITIMES Research; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES
Thursday 11 May 2017
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Taiwan shipped only 6.74 million LCD TV shipments in the first quarter, the lowest quarterly performance since the third quarter of 2009's 5.81 million units, with the total representing a sharp 33.2% sequential decline.
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.