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Taiwan market: LG aims to ship 250,000 LCD TVs in 2012

Apr 6, 01:30

LG Electronics aims to ship 250,000 LCD TVs in the Taiwan market in 2012, accounting for 18% in terms of shipment volumes and 20% in terms of sales value in the local TV market, according...

Sharp, LG Display to increase panel shipments for iPads in 2Q12

Mar 23, 17:36

Sharp and LG Display both have begun small-volume shipments of flat panels for Apple's new iPad recently after they had failed to meet the requirements previously, making Samsung...

LG seeking Taiwan ODMs for inexpensive Android smartphones

Mar 23, 16:18

LG Electronics has renewed talks with Taiwan-based handset ODMs for the production of inexpensive Android smartphones amid its ongoing efforts to rekindle its smartphone business...

Digitimes Research: AMOLED shifts into spotlight in 2012

Mar 9, 11:27

The global TFT LCD panel industry has suffered five consecutive quarters of losses. During the five quarters, both Samsung Electronics and LG Display (LGD) made changes to top executives...

South Korea firms to push sales of low-price LED TVs

Mar 9, 11:09

Samsung Electronics is rumored to be giving up production of CCFL-backlit LCD TVs to fully adopt LED-backlight modules. The firm will promote direct-lit LED TVs aggressively in 2012...

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Samsung outperforms LG Display in January shipments of iPad panels, says sources

Mar 5, 13:56

Samsung Electronics outperformed LG Display to become the top supplier of 9.7-inch flat panels for Apple's iPads in January with shipments totaling 2.45 million units, up from 1.65...

AUO lands 65-inch naked-eye 3D TV panels from LG and Vizio, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 23, 15:12

AU Optronics (AUO) has landed orders for 65-inch naked-eye full HD 3D TV panels from LG Electronics and Vizio, with combined shipments to the two companies to reach 100,000 units,...

Taiwan solar wafer makers plan to hike prices in March

Feb 21, 14:34

Leading Taiwan-based makers of polysilicon solar wafers, viewing that orders are on the rise and current prices are lower than production costs, are negotiating with clients for an...

solar wafer

Samsung to invest more into display technologies

Feb 15, 01:25

Industry sources indicated that Samsung Electronics continues to expand its TV product lines and is aiming for smart TV shipments to reach 50 million units in 2012. In particular,...

LG TVs

Samsung ranks number one in global flat-panel TV market in 2011

Feb 14, 16:35

Market research indicated that 2011 global flat-panel TV shipments reached 222 million units, up 7.5% on year. In particular, Samsung accounted for 20% of the market share, ranking...

Samsung TV

South Korea-based LED makers beat out Taiwan makers in LED packaging market share

Feb 14, 15:40

Samsung LED, LG Innotek, Seoul Semiconductors, and other South Korea-based makers together occupied 26% of the global production value for LED packaging in 2011, higher than the 19%...

LED TVs

Nvidia expected to benefit from new HTC strategy

Feb 9, 01:35

As High Tech Computer (HTC) has adjusted its product strategy and is expected to increase it purchasing of Nvidia Tegra series processors, Nvidia is expected to see its quad-core...

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Digitimes Research: Korea firms keen to work with local suppliers of AMOLED materials and equipment

Feb 6, 11:43

South Korea-based LG Electronics has showcased a new 55-inch AMOLED TV with a thickness of 4mm and weight of 7.5kg. LG plans to launch the product in second-half 2012.

LG TVs

LG to increase purchases of handset parts and components from Taiwan, say sources

Feb 2, 15:50

Buoyed by strong sales of its high-end Optimus LTE smartphones, LG Electronics is expected to increase its purchases of handset parts and components from Taiwan makers in 2012, according...

Commentary: Large-size TVs, big opportunities

Jan 19, 16:41

The LCD TV market went through severe price competition in 2011 with products such as 42-inch CCFL-backlit TVs costing only US$199/unit. Industry sources believe this price is close...

TMD in-cell touch panel yields reach 60%

Jan 18, 01:20

Panel makers have been trying to improve technologies to win over peers. Industry sources noted that Japan-based Toshiba Mobile Display's (TMD) in-cell technology yields have increased...

CES 2012: Samsung, LG plan to introduce Google TV

Jan 11, 01:35

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics both indicated they plan to introduce Google TV products. However, LG noted that its own Netcast platform will account for 60% of all TV products...

LG TVs

LG to roll out Google, in-house developed smart TVs

Jan 9, 14:28

LG Electronics plans to roll out two lineups of smart TVs, with one lineup of products running on Google TV platform and another on its own system developed in house, according to...

OLED moving to compete in TV market, says DisplaySearch

Jan 9, 11:03

Organic light emitting diodes (OLED) technology advanced rapidly in 2011, a trend that NPD DisplaySearch forecasts will continue through this decade. OLED technology has progressed...

AMOLED revenues surge 169% in 2011 from smartphone adoption, says DisplaySearch

Jan 6, 11:42

The year 2011 was pivotal for OLED displays, particularly AMOLED displays. With strong growth in smartphones, AMOLED shipments are estimated to have reached 90 million units in 2011,...

South Korea brands in price war with China solar module makers

Jan 3, 16:15

South Korea-based solar firms such as Samsung, Hyundai and LG have been eager to enter the solar market. The South Korea-based players have been quoting solar modules close to China-based...

Acceptability of OLED TVs depends on prices

Jan 3, 13:45

While LG Electronics is going to showcase its 55-inch OLED TVs, accompanied by related OLED products from Samsung Electronics, at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show, market acceptance...

LGD China LCM plant hit by strike, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 29, 11:50

Some production of the LCD module (LCM) plant of LG Display (LGD) in Nanjing China has been halted due to a recent strike triggered by discontent of its workers over year-end bonuses,...

Taiwan players may be left out of smart TV competition

Dec 27, 01:25

As smart TVs are expected to become major focuses of the IT industry in 2012, Taiwan players may be left out from the competition, according to sources from supply chain players.

Taiwan market: Sony to lead in 2011 LCD TV sales

Nov 30, 12:16

Sony will continue to maintain its market leadership in the LCD TV market in Taiwan in 2011 and will also reach its sales target set for the year, according to Sony Taiwan.

E Ink suspending FFS panel production cooperation agreement with LG display

Nov 25, 12:02

E Ink Holdings (EIH) will suspend a cooperation agreement it signed with LG Display for the production of FFS (fringe field switching) LCD panels and will buy back a sum of corporate...

Penetration rate of smart TVs expected to reach 20% in 2012

Nov 23, 01:20

Industry sources estimate the penetration rate of smart TVs in 2011 should be around 10% and anticipate the figure to grow to 20% in 2012.

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LCD TV shipments rebound ahead of 2011 holiday selling period, says DisplaySearch

Nov 22, 15:08

The year 2011 has been a challenging year for the TV industry. Sluggish consumer demand in developed regions, like North America, Japan and Western Europe, has led to poor profitability...

Samsung, LG Display reportedly to produce OLED panels from 8.5G lines in 2012

Nov 18, 15:06

Samsung Electronics and LG Display reportedly plan to produce OLED panels from 8.5G lines in 2012, according to industry sources.

Samsung, LG introduce low-price LED light bulbs to gain market share

Nov 17, 16:04

Prices of LED light bulbs introduced by Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics have been lower than Philips and Osram. Samsung is said to introduce LED light bulbs with retail price...

9.7-inch panel shipments for iPad 2 likely declining in 4Q11 on inventory controls at Apple

Nov 17, 14:50

Apple has been reportedly controlling iPad 2 panel inventories, which might affect iPad 2 panel shipments for suppliers including Samsung Electronics, LG Display and Chimei Innolux...

Panasonic leads in US hospitality TV channel sales for 2011, says DisplaySearch

Nov 17, 12:18

High-end hotels made the transition to digital and to high definition (HD) before most households, but many smaller hotels, mid-range hotels, and boutique hotels are just now promoting...

Shipments of LCD TV panels to decrease in November

Nov 15, 16:17

Although the average utilization rate of panel makers in October increased to 75% from 68% in September, the increase was due to increases at South Korea-based panel firms, which...

Vizio sees 2012 with optimism

Nov 2, 01:15

TV brand Vizio has indicated sales of Japan-based brands such as Sony, Panasonic and Sharp have been weak. However, South Korea-based brands such as Samsung and LG have been growing...

Sony reportedly considers quitting S-LCD; Taiwan panel plants may benefit

Oct 31, 11:17

Sony is reportedly considering withdrawing from S-LCD, a joint venture set up by Samsung Electronics and the Japan-vendor, due to Sony's mounting losses in the TV segment. Large-size...

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    LG Lifeband Touch wearable device

    LG Electronics has unveiled its Lifeband Touch, a wearable product that mark the company's first foray into fitness tech. Showcasing at the CES 2014 in Las Vegas, the product incorporate...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    LG G2 smartphone

    LG Electronics' latest flagship 5.2-inch smartphone LG G2 places all the buttons on the rear of the device. LG said the rear key concept came from the realization when studying users...

    Photo: Company, Aug 8.

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    CES 2011: LG Cinema 3D TV, the LW6500

    LG Electronics has introduced its Cinema 3D TV, the LW6500, at the CES 2011 in Las Vegas. The LW6500 features LED local dimming backlighting, TruMotion 200Hz, and HDMI 1.4 input...

    Photo: company, Jan 6.

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    CES 2011: LG full LED 3D TV, the LZ9700

    LG Electronics will showcase its 72-inch full LED-backlit LCD 3D TV, the LZ9700, at the upcoming CES 2011 in Las Vegas. The LZ9700 features full panel LED backlighting and TruMotion...

    Photo: company, Jan 5.

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    LG Display FPR 3D panel

    LG Display has introduced its FPR (film-type patterned retarder, polarized glasses) 3D panel in China. The FPR 3D panel delivers full HD picture quality, and is able to eliminate...

    Photo: company, Dec 16.

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